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AIGA, D&AD, Icograda, DBA… just a few of the many trade associations for graphic designers, but how useful are they?
Paul Howard Arden, advertising creative and successful writer, was born on April 7th, 1940, and died on April 2nd, 2008. This short blog post can, in no way, do justice to his creative influence. What it can do, however, is serve as an introduction to those who are unfamiliar, and as a brief reminder to the rest of us.
The Art of Looking Sideways. A visual feast of a design book by the late, great, Alan Fletcher — who left this world back in 2006. It’s over 1,000 pages long, and here’s a short insight into the inspirational publication.
“If you never change your mind, why have one?”
In this short feature, I highlight recent design articles of interest. You’ll find interviews, packaging design, posters and more. Feel free to add your own recent design articles in the comment section.
Short bios and resources for more than 35 of the world’s top identity creatives.
From time-to-time I’ll roundup interesting creative resources and articles. Here follows 7 snippets, with links to other creative blogs and websites.
Categories include colour palettes and combinations, colour theory, colour tools, colour patterns, and colour code.
Every now and again I’ll compile some noteworthy links / resources, publishing a quick roundup for your convenience. Here follows my creative roundup from the past few weeks, plus a quick snapshot of me in my first ever pair of glasses. Run for the hills!
Typography resources, environmental websites, help with starting your business, and suggestions to make you a better designer.
My website is amongst the HOW top ten for designers. Quite the honour.
Some news and features from creative professions.
At the start of each month, I like to review the most popular posts from the previous 30 or so days. Here you have it, my creative review from August 2007.
Here’s the pick of my most popular graphic design articles from last month, in case you missed any.
Randa has compiled various resources for free vector artwork. Always handy from a designers point of view.
Finding sources of good vector art for use in design projects can be rather difficult. I can do illustration, but find it to be very time consuming, and while I don’t mind paying for good illustrations, I really appreciate all the sites out there that are offering freebies.
ai Alex offers up 50 inspirational websites for designers. Certainly worth a look if you’re lacking in ideas (but be sure to have a little time on your…
I’ve often talked about the importance of sketching, and Tara at Graphic Design Blog posted about how sketches and grids speed up the design process. “By spending a…
Words that inspire you to be creative, to get up and do something.
The design of your blog can greatly improve reader retention, so to help, here are a number of great post sharing valuable blog design tips.