Design News – Tuesday the 21st of November 2017

Curated Design News from around the world

A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design related content from around the world

Tips to Organize Your Life When You’re Self-Employed

From pursuing passion projects to creating your own schedule, being an entrepreneur offers numerous freedoms. Those same freedoms, however, can also create challenges for a busy professional. So, just what are the best tips to organize your chaotic day?

Brand Identity for Dubai Coffee Shop Rise

Brand identity posts are never enough in my opinion. I feel that it’s probably one of the most challenge design projects due to its constraints and the canvas you have to create for.

Five mistakes to avoid when building your mobile app

Mobile app is one of the most popular words in recent times. This is due to the fact that companies and customers are embracing the idea of having services and products at their fingertips. And just like how these apps succeed, that’s how the way some fail as well.

A Graphical Guide To iCloud

Apple has expanded iCloud over the years to include more and more services, like iCloud Photo Library, Apple Music, iCloud Drive and iCloud Keychain. It can be difficult to get your head around everything that makes up iCloud. Here is a handy infographic that ties it all together and explains each service.

Elf Balloon Sticks

How is it already almost December?! Some of you may think we’re jumping the gun, but we’re getting very excited about the holidays over here. We recently made a tabletop centerpiece inspired by the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (how cute is this?), and we loved the little elves so much we decided to turn them into balloon sticks!

The ‘Red Golden’ Pheasant is Majestic AF

The red golden pheasant or Chinese pheasant ( Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes and the family Phasianidae (pheasants). The genus name is from Ancient Greek khrusolophos, “with golden crest”, and pictus is Latin for “painted” from pingere, “to paint”.

Three techniques to create dramatic black & white images

I’m not the biggest fan of digital black and white conversions. They’re often just far too much work and effort to get the look that I want. There are a million different ways to make black & white conversions. Until you try a bunch of them, though, you usually don’t really know how quite they’re going to turn out.

Here is the gorgeous footage of lava that caused a drone to melt

Earlier this month, DIYP featured some of the most beautiful lava shots I’ve ever seen. But there was a price to pay for these photos: photographer Erez Marom melted his drone. Seeing the images, I’d say it was definitely worth it. And now, Erez has published the drone footage of the lava flows which caused his drone to melt.

Rubert Bevan · Typewolf

Typewolf Site of the Day for November 19, 2017.

Kickstarter · Typewolf

Typewolf Site of the Day for November 20, 2017.

Oskar and Zofia Hansen exhibition

AT Osmose in use for the exhibition “Oskar and Zofia Hansen – Open Form” at the Museum on the Vistula, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland. Graphic design by Piotr Chuchla.

“Bring it on / New Girl” Nike Women ad

“New Girl. New direction / Bring it on. Zero Limits” designed by Top Girl Studio for Nike with ZIGZAG typeface. Top Girl Studio: My new piece, created for Nike and the launch of their new pant studio collection. Inspired by the flow tights, I made this gif, focusing on typo

Fund it Like it’s Hot

Established in 2009, Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects where – as of this post’s writing – 134,978 projects have been successfully funded, collectively backed by 14 million people who have pledged a combined $3.4 billion.

Do buildings have a personality? | Urban Sketchers

Guest post by Richard Aitken in Melbourne, Australia] I trained as an architect, so sketching buildings is my main pre-occupation. My training was all straight lines, right angles, and accurate perspective. Yet so often, a sketch embodying these ideals can be a trifle lifeless-more photograph than creative act.

Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Monday, November 20

Alibaba invests $2.9 billion in #1 China grocer Sun Art Retail. while Tencent passes it to become first Chinese tech firm valued at $500B as its WeChat app closes in on one billion users. Bitcoin sets record by passing $8,000 as tech concerns vanish. Facebook vet expresses concerns over self-regulation.

IKEA Film Advert By BBH: HER CATS – Now, There’s Choice | Ads of the World™

Film advertisment created by BBH, Singapore for IKEA, within the category: House, Garden.

Girlguiding Film Advert By JWT: Know Your Place | Ads of the World™

Film advertisment created by JWT, United Kingdom for Girlguiding, within the category: Public Interest, NGO.

A Citrus Filled Geometric Event Design

Captured beautifully by Villa Visuals, today’s modern bohemian fete has us feeling all kinds of inspired! Perfect The Event styled every bit of it to perfection and with florals by Peonies & Petals? Consider us smitten. Chrissy Arpie Ott Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette.

It’s a quilt top…………

This is the design wall where I do most of my photography. I just took down “The Star of the Show” and some of the leftover squares are still on the wall. I pressed this colorwash quilt top and did the staystitching and then it was time for photography.

It’s a quilt top…………

This is the design wall where I do most of my photography. I just took down “The Star of the Show” and some of the leftover squares are still on the wall. I pressed this colorwash quilt top and did the staystitching and then it was time for photography.




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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