Sam Prater

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12 Things They Don’t Teach You In School About Being A Designer

So you embarked on a freelance design career. Congrats! Here’s what you need to know to stay productive, profitable, and sane.<p>My wife Andy and I started Paper Leaf in 2009. We were not bad at design (I think we’re pretty damn good now), but we were really green at business. In some ways, our …

Business Development

Holly Burger Brand Identity

Holly Burger – Branding and Print Elements.<p>Manuel Astorga and Rodrigo Aguadé have created the brand identity and all print elements for Holly …

Logo Design: Gradients

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

Klauss Boehler brand identity by lg2 boutique

Klauss Boehler – Men’s Fashion Brand Identity.<p>Lg2 boutique was approached to design the brand identity for fashion label Klauss Boehler. The british …

Sites of the Week: 20Jeans, Trippeo, Zirtual and more

Services and apps are always great source of inspirations for web designers. It's definitely worth to take a look at Zirtual, Mixpanel, two beautiful …

Web Design

Wallpaper of the Week Offset Path

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created for our last tutorial titled Offset Path Effect. The idea behind of the tutorial was to show …

Tutorials

Honda Groom Motorcycle – Small Package, Big Attitude

<b>Honda Grom motorcycle</b> offers great speed and practicality, it’s a new way to have fun for everyone who is old enough to have a license. Yes, this …

Logo Design: Dinosaurs

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

Daily Inspiration #1665

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Daily Inspiration #1664

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Wallpaper of the Week - Vintage Stencil

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created for our latest tutorial titled Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop. It was a simple walkthrough …

Tutorials

Graffiti-Inspired Coffee Tables by Vans the Omega

Vans the Omega is a letterform artist recognized in the global graffiti scene who’s turned his eye to furniture. Inspired by “ancient scripts, …

Furniture

Personal Brand Identity by Konrad Kruczkowski

Konrad Kruczkowski – Personal Identity Design.<p>Konrad Kruczkowski is a Cracow, Poland based Senior Graphic Designer working for creative agency Opcom. …

Magic Maker Co. – Brand Identity by KnowHow

Magic Maker is a company dedicated to organize and create magical experiences for their large list of clients from all over the world. The graphic …

This no nonsense branding kills the pretentious aspect of wine - The Fox Is Black

Most wine bottles are boring. Wandering the aisles it’s hard to tell most of them apart, because really, the only true way to tell them apart is by …

DIY Tags- Fun with Watercolours...

So I promised you another 'Bon Appetit' cutlery tag freebie. However, I'm still awaiting those props I ordered. {Sigh}. Crossing my fingers and toes …

Freebies

Natural Branch Coasters

Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. When you are out …

Fruity Candy Popcorn

AKA: Jello Popcorn. Ironically, the first time I was introduced to candied popcorn made with Jello, was in Brazil. As you might guess, it’s not a …

Painted Glass Art

I was given the following products by Plaid. These products rocked my crafting world.<p>Let's begin. I opened this box and it felt like Christmas. All …

Minimalist Logo & Marks

This is a really nice collection of minimalist Logo & Marks by designer David Gutierrez. The simplicity of each logo is what makes them special. …

Graphic Design

Logo Design: Piratry

Special day here at Abduzeedo for logo lovers! We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to …

Graphic Design

Racchetta Storage Frames by Ivana Mannavola

If you combine geometric shapes and storage together, you’re probably going to win me over, especially when the idea takes storage outside the box – …

Furniture

Get Studio-Quality Smartphone Photos With Foldio

A beautiful photograph is basically gold in the digital world. Whether you’re an Etsy seller, a food blogger, or anyone else uploading your work online (like us!) you want your masterpiece to look just as good on screen as it does in the palm of your hand. It’s hard though, since it’s near …

YouTube Reveals Its Top 10 Videos of 2013

There are more than 6 billion hours of videos watched on YouTube each month so it’s certainly a barometer of what may be viral or popular in the mainstream. With that, the Google-owned video site is once again releasing its annual list of the top videos and channels of 2013.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Logofolio by Miro Kozel

Inspiring Logo Design.<p>Miro Kozel is a graphic designer and art director from Bratislava, Slovakia. The creative designer has published this selection …

These Victorian Baby Pictures Are Filled With Hidden People

Don’t look now, kid. Your mom is under that blanket.<p>Next time you see an old black-and-white photograph of a baby, look closer. That baby’s mother might be hidden in the photograph. In fact, once you know what you’re looking for, you’ll probably start seeing mothers everywhere: Buried beneath …

babypictures

Let’s Appreciate The Planet – Graphic Poster Series by jDstyle

Let’s Appreciate The Planet.<p>This graphic poster series by Ukrainian graphic designer Yevgeniya Glova aka jDstyle is a tribute to mother nature. Each …

Graphic Design

Logos from 2013 by Dimitrije Mikovic

Logo Design 2013.<p>This is a selection of stunning logo designs created in 2013 for different branding projects by graphic designer Dimitrije Mikovic. …