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.

Designer builds a gun that transforms tears into bullets

After an altercation with her tutor, this design student built a gun that fires her tears.

How to spot a cheap logo design and improve it

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.

The importance of shapes in logo design

When it comes to designing a logo, shape is key. The emotional response a logo elicits can have a resounding effect on the way customers view a particular product, service or company. That’s why logo shapes used by big brands aren’t chosen by chance.

Limited edition art supplies created by Karl Lagerfeld

Adult colouring books are currently one of the top trending items, and rightfully so. Colouring books for adults are touted as a therapeutic activity to de-stress and increase mindfulness. They’re dominating best-seller lists and compelling countless grown-ups to find art supplies to colour with.

Everything designers need to know about the golden ratio

Good designers are always on the hunt for the latest tools to help them step up their game—whether it’s a new app or the latest Adobe update. Yet some of the best design tools are actually those that have been around the longest.

When an architect bakes desserts, this is what you get

Dinara Kasko isn’t your everyday pastry chef. In fact, she’s actually an architectural designer. So what happens when an architect likes to bake? Apparently, incredible things. She creates pastries by approaching them as if they were buildings.

Make reading magical with glow-in-the-dark bookmarks

Want to find your book in the dark? These bookmarks glow in the dark after briefly being exposed to light.

Spectacular triangle mountain cabin sits the edge of a cliff

Are you looking to unplug and find a cabin in the mountains to relax? Based in Hamburg, Germany, architect Matthias Arndt has created a stunning concept named the Triangle Cliff House that rests on the edge of a fictional cliff.
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