Shutterstock’s 2019 Creative Trends Report reveals a retro revival

A treasure trove of bright colours, cartoon faces, and fancy animal patterns; these are just some of the highlights from the eighth annual Shutterstock Creative Trends Report.

9 logo trends to keep an eye out for in 2019

A new year brings new opportunities, a fresh start, and new logo trends.

For designers on the go, iPad finally gets a full version of Photoshop

Adobe’s premiere image editor, Photoshop remains the industry standard because of how the software can assist photographers and graphic designers in doing their jobs. It is, however, about the get a lot easier for Apple users. This year Adobe is finally bringing Photoshop CC—a fully…

IDEA is an IKEA parody that stocks items they would never think of

Swedish giant IKEA has successfully turned flat-pack furniture into the gold standard for household products. With hundreds of stores in dozens of countries, the Swedish brand sells a multitude of different items, including furniture for pets.

KFC launches festive bucket designs created by 5 artist collectives

Just in time for the holidays, KFC has unveiled a series of six new limited edition festive bucket design. Forgoing KFC’s typical festive campaign, this year they’ve decided to put their iconic bucket in the spotlight.

Rising Furniture inspired by transformations in nature

Much like how pop-up books give stories dimension, Amsterdam-based designer Robert van Embricqs‘ Rising Furniture gives poetic form to function. If your home has so much furniture it’s difficult to move, these designs can give you some extra space.

Top 10 winners for the A’ Design Award competition

Whether you’re a designer or just someone who loves well-designed objects, this years A’Design Award winners are amazing to see. If you’re not familiar, the A’ Design Award is the world’s largest design awards and a leading international annual juried competition for designers and other creatives.

Design graduate builds a gun that transforms your tears into bullets

We all cry sometimes when we’re sad or hurt. But crying is more than a symptom of sadness; it’s triggered by a range of feelings—from empathy and surprise to anger and grief. Not all of these emotions are easy to see, however tears happen to be a common signal.

How to spot a cheap logo design

Whether you know it or not, consumers are able to tell the difference between a good and bad logo. And having a cheap logo design not only reflects badly on your skills as a designer, but on the brand it was created for. Your logo…

Infographic: The 10 basic elements of design

Need to refresh your memory on the basic elements of design? These elements can be isolated and defined in any visual. They are the structure of the work, and can carry a wide variety of messages. So, before tackling any design, Creative Market has created an…

What’s the difference between a font and a typeface?

In today’s digital world, the words font and typeface are often treated similarly. In most instances when people refer to fonts, they really mean typefaces. However, they’re not the same thing.

Bottle designs inspired by masked Mexican wrestlers

If you’re into wrestling, then you probably like the masked luchadores from Mexico. A spectacular sight to behold, these ring warriors are commonly included as motifs on tequila bottles. However, Mucha Liga Tequila takes this concept to new heights with its packaging.
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