Category: Art & Design

27
Jun

A brutally honest take on a graphic designer’s logic

The concept of the left and right brain has become a well-known part of human psychology. While we all use both sides of the brain, each of us has a dominant side; this dominant side makes up for a huge part of our personalities. For a graphic designer’s logic, they use the right side of their brain; the creative side.Continue Reading..

26
Jun

Artist turns scrap metal into nature art

It’s true that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And for this self-taught artist based in Gloucestershire, UK, scrap metal is his canvas. Dan Rawlings works with recycled tools, old vehicles, and anything else he finds; turning this scrap metal into beautiful tree and plant sculptures that merge with nature.Continue Reading..

22
Jun

Brushstroke cakes are the latest hit on Instagram

Do you eat cake for dessert? Or is it something you only have on special occasions, like your birthday or divorce? Russian cake designer Kalabasa recently ignited the latest social media cake trend with her brushstroke cakes. Also known as feathers, they’re true masterpieces of food and design; and you find pleasure by simply looking at them.Continue Reading..

21
Jun

When to use Adobe Photoshop vs Lightroom

If you deal with a lot of photography, you need to know what to do with it. So whether you’re a photographer or a graphic designer, which software should you be using for your design project? Adobe Photoshop vs Lightroom: which one is better? The truth is, it depends on the nature of your project.Continue Reading..

13
Jun
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31
May

Artist creates adorable 3D typography for 36 Days of Type project

As designers we love typography. Design and typography go hand in hand; always evolving with various treatments and styles. Designers the world over use it in everything from logos to advertisements, packaging, posters and more. It can make any piece of work stand out from the crowd.Continue Reading..

29
May

7 colours that could get you sued if used in your designs

There are plenty of colours to choose from. And some shades are so appealing, you’d be hard up not to incorporate them in your projects. However, if you’ve unwittingly been using one of the seven specific colours, you just might get on the wrong side of the law.Continue Reading..

25
May

In-house designer, freelancer or agency? Who to hire

Does the uncertainty and ever-changing nature of freelancing produce designers with sharper, more adaptable skills? Or does the social, fast-paced, and ordered workflow of an agency create more design superstars? In my nearly 10 years as an Art Director, I’ve seen a few businesses pondering if they should hire a freelancer or get in-house. Or even go big and hire an agency.Continue Reading..

23
May

Swiss designers creates lamps inspired by pollen grains

Spring is beautiful, but it’s also a key time of year for seasonal allergies. As plants release pollen, millions of people with hay fever start to sniffle and sneeze. However, Swiss art director Regine Cavicchioli, Roman Jurt and Michael Kennedy from the Zurich University of the Arts have created unique lamps as a tribute to the pesky allergens.Continue Reading..

18
May

Google’s AutoDraw turns your doodles into clean line drawings

If you’re like me, you probably remember doodling away on the computer using Microsoft Paint, or even Corel Draw. So it’s ironic with all of the amazing things we can do on our smartphones and tablets these days, that creating a decent drawing is still difficult. However, Google’s new program, AutoDraw, is hoping to change that. Continue Reading..

17
May
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