Design News – Thursday the 16th of November 2017

CURATED DESIGN NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

Thursday the 16th of November 2017.

How to Shoot in Manual Mode Cheat Sheet for Beginners

Here is a handy walk-through on shooting in Manual Mode and a cheat sheet infographic you can download to help you master it.

Nighttime City Scenes Bathed in Neon by Photographer Elsa Bleda

Photographer Elsa Bleda captures hazy moments that linger on the outskirts of the cities she visits in Eastern Europe and South Africa. Bleda is drawn to nighttime scenes bathed in colored light, such as a flock of pigeons illuminated by pink neon, or a lone gas station emitting an eerie blue glow.

Freelance Web Designers: Get Business Clients with These Themes

Is your business plan is focused on creating websites for small business owners? Then, we bet you have plenty of competition from other freelancing web designers. In fact, it is often quite fierce. Dealing with the competition like that takes a toll: You find yourself spending hours putting each of many proposals together.

This Gin’s Packaging Combines the Gorgeous and the Grotesque

Barrel aged gin with hints of elderflower? A spirit so lovely needs equally beautiful packaging, and Chad Michael Studio certainly delivered. Combining ornate and elegant elements, like gold foil and floral graphics with skulls and spiders, the label is incredibly dynamic.

Newly Opened Willibald Farm Distillery’s Got a Distinct Look

You can’t not notice that bright and bold yellow, making Willibald Farm Distillery stand out in a sea of lots of the same. Designed by Concrete, the brand brings a youthful energy with its dynamic color palette and slanted typeface.

Meet the 35-Year-Old British Man Who Lives Entirely in the Year 1946

Ben Sansum is something of a young fogey. He’s only 35 years old, but he lives in the year 1946. Entirely. The pictures on his wall in his Cambridgeshire home, the supplies in his cupboard, the music played on his turntable, the clothes he wears–everything comes from 1946 and the post WWII era.

Tom Hanks is killing it on social media

We love you, Tom Hanks!

DIDI – Dubai Institute of Design & Innovation

The DIDI (Dubai Institute of Design & Innovation) website and branding uses the 29LT Adir typeface in both Arabic and Latin.

COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND ANIMATIONS 16/17

Showcase and discover the latest work from top online portfolios by creative professionals across industries.

Coloring Contest

Who says Coloring Contests are only for kids? I was in my local movie theatre the other day, and I saw a flyer on their counter for a coloring contest, and I thought to myself, “It’s a shame companies don’t do this more often”.

22 Book Design and Illustration Tips

Discover how leading book illustrators and designers produce their best covers and illustrations.

5 Minimalist Kitchens To Inspire You In Your Own Home

Even if you haven’t really been paying attention to design trends, you’ll notice that minimalism has been a popular look for a while now, and for good reason. It’s the ultimate way to style a home without having to worry too much about statement pieces or colours clashing, which is not to say it’s easy to do, it’s just more of a hands-off, less-is-more approach.

design seeds X @ellohype | Artist Invite

color create | featuring : Emanuela Carratoni

The Vipp Hotel Is Fully Booked When You Check In – Design Milk

Find out how Vipp Hotel’s modern, one-room hotels are about to take over the hospitality space, complete with Vipp designs throughout.

Facebook IQ’s 5 Consumer Predictions for 2020

This time of the year, we tend to imagine the future. We seek out signals of what’s to come so that we can set ourselves and our businesses up for success. At Facebook IQ, we launched the Shifts for 2020 series to bring these trends to light and help you understand how to turn them into opportunities.

It’s Not My Font – The Importance of Typography in Web Design

Typography accounts for 90% of website design. The main reason that people visit a website is to read text, whether this means finding information about the company or reading your content. The words on your website matter, so, the way in which you present these words should hold equal importance.

In-house Photographer job, Cape Town

Weylandts is looking for an experienced photographer who will work in the in-house advertising department.

VIDEO VAULT | Iconic Blue Angel statue still not back on display as previously planned

A classic piece of Mid-century sign architecture torn down last March was planned to be restored and on display by now. But it hasn’t happened.RELATED | Iconic Blue Angel statue set for removal from Fremont Street, but will one day returnThe figure in ques

Australian outdoor furniture shining on world stage

by Stephen Todd Australians and the great outdoors: it’s a trope that resonates around the world. For decades, barbecues, beaches, Hills Hoists and Olympic swimmers were our significant symbolic exports.

Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library

Are we truly in the midst of a human-caused sixth mass extinction, an era of ” biological annihilation”? Many scientists and popular science writers say yes, using terms like “Holocene” or “Anthropocene” to describe what follows the Ordovician, Devonian, Permian, Triassic, and Cretaceous periods.

 

 

 

 

 

teamSimon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown.  Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses.  Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment

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