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10 Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands to Reduce Your Buyer's Remorse This Earth Day

You recycle all year, donate your designer cast-offs to Goodwill (or your kid sister), and hit up the local farmers' market every weekend. To reward yourself for having a small carbon footprint (or at least a newfound appreciation for organic cotton), we rounded up ten fashion brands that use …

10 Recent Innovative Web Designs For Your Inspiration

Advertise here with BSA<br>Web design trends come and go with the passing of time. Shifts in responsive design move along with changes in user behavior. …

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Lupo – Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

Advertisement<p>Lupo is an easy-to-use portfolio WordPress theme for freelancers and agencies. Graphic designers, illustrators, photographers or any …

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A Subscription Box For People Who Want Less Stuff And Better Design

The lifestyle brand strategist Aja Edmond has created a Birchbox for minimalists.<p>Splitting her time between Los Angeles, New York, and Berlin, Aja Edmond isn’t just a minimalist by choice: luggage only being so large, she’s one by necessity. And she doesn’t think she’s alone. “Everyone talks about …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Logo Is a Typographic Bus Crash

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Vulture</b><i>.</i><p>As the Metropolitan Museum of Art busts out of its Beaux-Arts shell and opens its Madison Avenue outpost …

Pen Tool Vs. Live Trace: The Big Comparison

12 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Sketching with Data Opens the Mind’s Eye

When does drawing become design? When does design become a story?<p><i>(An edited version of this article appeared on the</i> <i>Data Points blog</i><i>, National</i> …

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A guide to rapid prototyping with Photoshop CC

There are now plenty of prototyping tools and methods that will help you create website mockups quickly and easily. You may not realise it, but …

Ideas Aren’t Cheap, They’re Free

______________________________________________<p><i>Provocative. Just one word… Provocative.</i><p>Until recently, prospective students at All Soul’s College, at …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

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Autea – Corporate Identity by Michał Markiewicz

Autea Identity.<p>Graphic designer Michał Markiewicz created the corporate identity for Autea, a Poland based company engaged in autism treatment. The …

Studio Branding Guidelines Template for Adobe InDesign

A great studio branding guidelines template in a modern and minimalist brochure design.<p>Whether for clients or for the own design studio, creating a …

16 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2016

<i>This just in! Check the</i> <i>all-new Web & Graphic Design Trends post for 2017</i><i>!</i><p>As a web & graphic design agency with an accent in visual storytelling, my …

Designing for Engagement: How Color, Type and Space Can Impact The Mood Of Your Design

<i>Design is visual communication.</i>It invites users to interact with a brand, product, message, or idea. But what is it about some designs that draws us …

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This Fat-Positive Pin-Up Calendar Is Everything

Fat girls are fly, too.<p>A young female artist has created an entire pin-up calendar dedicated to fat positivity, and it's amazing. Jen Oaks, an illustrator from Oakland, California, published a 2016 calendar called "Minx!" on Monday, via her Instagram and Etsy accounts.<p>The beautifully illustrated …

The Art of Building photography competition – in pictures

Public voting opens today on the biggest international photography competition of the built environment. The 12 finalists competing to win the Art of Building 2015 and its £3,000 prize were chosen from thousands of entries

Pentagram’s DJ Stout: There Needs To Be More Storytelling In Graphic Design

“Everything we do is about storytelling,” Stout says.<p>The cover of <i>Texas Monthly</i>‘s July 1992 issue features an portrait of then governor Ann Richards sitting on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. She’s dressed head to toe white leather, her hair is coiffed in her signature gray bouffant, and she stares …

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

The global design firm Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive) delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.<p>Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in …

Is Typography Important to Branding? An Interview with Product Designer Erica Heinz

<i>How can designers work better in start-up culture with their razor thin deadlines? Product designer Erica Heinz believes typography is the most</i> …

1,400-Year-Old Gingko Tree Sheds a Spectacular Ocean of Golden Leaves

Once a year, this towering 1,400-year-old gingko tree showcases a transition into fall in a spectacular way—its thousands of leaves change into a radiant shade of gold. Located within the walls of the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple, in the Zhongnan Mountain region of China, this brilliant autumnal …

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Loving Boyfriend Prepares Symmetrical Breakfasts for Himself and His Partner Every Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and photographer Michael Zee makes sure he does it just right every morning. For both himself and his boyfriend Mark van Beek, Zee cooks a delicious breakfast at the start of each day. Sometime last year, the two sat down to eat their morning meal …

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"Anti-Brick" Slippers Save Feet from the Excruciating Experience of Stepping on LEGOs

If you've ever stepped on a LEGO brick, you know that it's an excruciating experience. In an effort to save you from these bothersome stray pieces, the company worked with French advertising agency Brand Station to create anti-brick slippers.<p>The collaborative project features shoes that are as …

Incredibly Detailed Paper Sculptures Resemble Natural Microorganisms

<i>Magic Circle</i> is Rogan Brown‘s latest collection of intricately detailed paper microorganisms. The Anglo-Irish artist uses a combination of hand and laser cuts to create vividly textured paper sculptures reflecting patterns that naturally occur all around us in coral, bacteria, and microbes. Each …

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