Prototyping An App’s Design From Photoshop To Adobe XD

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The Substance of Letters

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On the occasion of Philippe Apeloig’s lecture “Abstract or not” at Mudam Luxembourg, Design Friends published a 24-pages catalogue in French and English. The interview was conducted by Arthur Dreyfus.

Every graphic designer can benefit from taking online courses like these

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Image: pixabay By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2018-02-20 11:00:00 UTC Americans spend nearly 11 hours a day glued to a screen, a recent Nielsen report indicates. It may be spent playing video games, checking social media, streaming shows, or god-forbid, working, but the fact is that the average person devotes almost half a day to the screen. … Continue reading Every graphic designer can benefit from taking online courses like these

Streets: Banksy (New York)

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Taking his turn at one of the most highly regarded mural walls in the United States, Banksy (or Borf on his behalf, as mentioned in some media) decided to paint an explicit, politically charged piece. With almost no references to his previous or recognizable work, without any hidden messages or beating around the bush, he revealed the new piece on his official Instagram:

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.

Magical rainbow roads by Daniel Mercandantes ©

Magical Rainbow Roads by Daniel Mercandantes

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante know how to bring colours and magic to dull landscapes. He is painting rainbow pathways using light and long exposure that he then captures on camera. Could you imagine where those lit and colourful roads could lead you?

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Why I love Adobe Stock (And You Should Too!)

I have been using Adobe Stock for the last year. I was attracted because of the comprehensive integration with Adobe Creative Cloud. As a Creative Cloud subscriber, I can use Adobe Stock mainly with Adobe Muse.

How Creativity is Measured—And Why It’s So Difficult

How Creativity is Measured—And Why It’s So Difficult (artsy.net)

How would the world be different if people had tails? It's an open-ended question that doesn't have a right answer. That's why Marjorie Taylor, a psychologist and professor emerita at the University of Oregon, uses it to measure the creativity of children.

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How to use Photoshop to pixelate a face out of a photograph – creativenerds.co.uk

Morph your photos — that is, pixelate them — using Photoshop so they cannot be easily copied and passed around.  This skill is suitable for every situation in which you want to keep your privacy?

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15 Unbeatable Font Combinations That Can Boost the Aesthetics of Your Design Project (reblog)

There’s a saying in the field of designing that “the best designs are those which you don’t notice”. But how are you going to appreciate the aesthetics of a design if it does not stand out? If you want your audience to admire your work, you need to start working on something that is not just distinctly visible but also makes your audience take a pause and admire the efforts you have put in through your creative skills.

How to Create Custom Print Layouts in Lightroom Classic (Reblog with Free Downloadable Templates)

(Reblog - scottkelby.com) Happy Monday, everybody. I think I've got a good one for ya today (plus a free downloadable print template for you, too).

Good Graphic Design is Critical to Solidifying Your Brand’s Image (reblog)

You have probably heard the saying ‘a picture conveys a thousand words.' You can use this concept to promote the brand image of the products or services you are offering to sell to the public via an eye-catching graphic design of your organization’s logo .

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Humble history of the pencil

I am feeling nostalgic for the humble pencil.  There is a comfort and warm familiarity whenever I pick one up (rarely these days).  Pencils are inexpensive, portable, simple to operate and the marks that they make are easy to erase.  Unlike other writing tools, they do not run out of ink or skip.

Edward de Bono quote

Edward de Bono – quote

The mission for Dr Edward de Bono has to focus on thinking "as a learnable skill, like cooking or skiing."  Along the way, he has coined the phrase "lateral thinking." This is an intuitive, unorthodox and mental activity he contrasts with "vertical thinking", the logical step-by-step, problem-solving style familiar to the Western Cultural tradition.

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William Morris – beauty of practicality

William Morris Born March 24, 1834 Known for Wallpaper and textile design, fantasy fiction / medievalism, socialism Notable work Textile and typographic desgn "Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or beautiful." That was the rallying call of the nineteenth-century designer, William Morris, a British designer and social reformer.  … Continue reading William Morris – beauty of practicality

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Bailey Street Design visual design excellence

Visual design is at work everywhere around us.  It gives shapes and form to the books we read, the posters we see and the road signs that we pass on the streets.