Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

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 GRAPHICBURGER

Description & details Here we have a nice collection of 30 free icons that capture the beauty and diversity of people and cultures around the world. All icons were crafted with great attention to details and come in multiple sizes and formats. If you enjoy this free sample, be sure to check out the full collection of Diversity Avatars. Format: … Continue reading Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

Conceptual Illustrations of New Worlds By Steve Chinhsuan Wang

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 FREEYORK

Although he readily admits to being blessed in his profession, meeting the appropriate people at the right time, ” Steve Chinhsuan Wang’s career path hasn’t always been easy.

Paper Marbling Textures Vol.3

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The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.

HIIHUB / HII Architects

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ARCHDAILY  

Inspiration and knowledge to help architects build better cities

© MD Pursuit Architects: HII Architects Location: No. 420, Section 2, Shulin St, South District, Tainan City, Taiwan Executive Designers: Jing-Yuan Hu, Kao-Chun Huang, Bin-Chuan Lai, Chia-Hern Wei Lighting Designer: Bo-Kuan Wu Visual Design: block design Block.tw Area: 364.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: MD Pursuit © MD Pursuit Text description provided by the architects. … Continue reading HIIHUB / HII Architects

Designing Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Collection

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Against the grain

A One-of-a-Kind Whiskey Experience Editor’s Note: Against the Grain has celebrated some of the best creative ideas in writing paper and packaging since 2009. This year we begin our series on clients whose ideas in paper and print best demonstrate the enduring beauty and flexibility of print — using some of our most innovative product ideas.  These … Continue reading Designing Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Collection

Picasso 1932: Love, Fame and Tragedy at Tate Modern

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It's 45 years since the death of iconic artist Pablo Picasso and to mark the occasion, London's Tate Modern will stage its first ever solo exhibition of his work in what will be one of the most ambitious shows in the museum's history. With more than 100 outstanding paintings, sculptures and works on paper—including an … Continue reading Picasso 1932: Love, Fame and Tragedy at Tate Modern

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

Essential Web Technologies to Learn (2018 Edition)

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Becoming a web developer is easy, so they say. What most people feeding you that line neglect to mention is that while almost anyone can be a web developer, not everyone using that title is good at web development. All of us must make a start somewhere, and if you’re just getting started in your … Continue reading Essential Web Technologies to Learn (2018 Edition)

Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

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Washington Post — Technology

Several people who own Amazon Echo speakers have reported a strange bug: The Alexa voice assistant has been laughing for apparently no reason. Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous. Others have said that Alexa has laughed after being asked to turn on the lights — and may have misheard the … Continue reading Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

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:

Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

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These intricate portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters are made entirely from paper, cut in different layers and using various colours and textures to emulate the strokes of a paintbrush. Crafted by Robbin Gregorio, an illustrator and designer from the Philippines, the attention to detail is impressive and certainly demonstrates a patient and … Continue reading Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

Bringing Fruits to Life – Watercolour Paintings by Marija Tiurina

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Beautiful Life

Marija Tiurina is a London-based illustrator & concept artist, she takes fresh fruits and vegetables and turns them into unique watercolor characters, we must say, they look absolutely magnificent! She states what inspired her the most was the mind-blowing selection of fruits and vegetables in a greengrocer in London:

Adult Colouring Books the new bestsellers

Some of the best selling books online are adult colouring books. They are not like your typical children's colouring books – which have huge illustrations and are not especially challenging to anybody who has hand-eye coordination and is over the age of 12.

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.

Bezier curve the maths of the “Pen Tool”

The Bezier Curve is the mathematics behind the "Pen Tool" a graphic designer's primary drawing tool. A Bezier Curve is a curved line in which its shape is defined by a mathematical equation.  They are used in vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as InDesign and Quark Express. It consists of two anchor points and levers that control the angle at which the curves leaves the end points.  Without Bezier curves it would be almost impossible to produce the multitude of unique and beautiful designs.

Alva skog illustrations

Bold and diverse illustrations that challenge inequality and racism by Alva Skog ( Creative Boom)

"Illustration is a way for me to communicate, express and question ideas and ideals. For me, illustration and art is a powerful (political) tool and I want people to reflect on things that we might ignore, such as gender inequality and hidden racism," says Alva Skog .