Building your brand can be one of the most exciting and challenging aspects of launching a new business — and that includes creating a logo that captures the essence of your brand in a single, memorable image. Here are a few tips every entrepreneur needs to know about creating the perfect logo. Think Like a Designer Your brand reflects not… Read the full article.
Dan Cretu obviously has a lot of fun with food, way before it gets chowed down. If you’re still reminded of how mom always tells you not to play with food, it’s time to ditch that thought. You may think that these incredibly creative food sculptures have been Photoshopped to death, but they are actually assembled the way you see… Read the full article.
Often times, it’s the humblest of materials that do the greatest wonders. Don’t believe that? Just check out Zim and Zou’s meticulous, intricate, and grand works of paper art. This pair has lent their creativity and craftiness to the likes of Hermes and even the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, adding a child-like wonder and artistry to the world of… Read the full article.
There’s something about European old towns that leave you charmed, and you may wonder why they don’t build cities like these anymore. Lack of space? Sure, we could always elevate these historic building on stilts. What about trains and metro stations? Let’s have them tucked neatly in buildings, you don’t want any eyesores around. Looking at figments of the Brzozowski’s… Read the full article.
We love a good optical illusion, don’t we? Being aware of how our perception is tricking us is both bizarre and fun. Well, for Florian de Looij, it definitely seems so. Word has it that this Netherlands-based designer got his hands on Photoshop at a tender age of 12 and has never looked back since. Today, he releases a new… Read the full article.
Business cards are one of the most common print designs, so you’d think every designer and their grandmother would know how to make a creative business card. Yet the high number of unoriginal, uninspired business cards being passed out at networking events proves there’s a major gap in what we should know and what we’re actually creating. To be fair,… Read the full article.
Game of Thrones meets pop art turns out to be brilliant idea. Mike Wrobel is a graphic artist that wonderfully transforms your favourite Game of Thrones characters, giving them an 80s and 90s makeover. Think Jon Snow as one who’d be into Nirvana, and Missandei rocking a ‘F*ck Slavery’ crop top. If you grew up in this amazing era and… Read the full article.
We’ve all created a design that looked amazing in Photoshop yet looked different (read, worse) once it was printed. Many designers are quick to blame the print shop when things like this happen. But the truth is, bad print jobs often have their roots in the design studio. Most designers know how to make good art, but they face a… Read the full article.
Imagine letting a small child decorate their bedroom—and then keeping that room exactly the same for the rest of their lives. As the child matures, they will probably start to dislike the color of paint on the walls or the way their furniture is arranged. Their tastes are changing, and they want their room to reflect that. The same thing… Read the full article.
There’s nothing more heart melting than having an adorable kitten snuggling up against you. And while you’re at it, why not have a seagull rest on your finger while a leopard sprawls itself across your hand. Wait, what are we talking about? Mary Lou’s stacked rings- the ones that tug at your heart and purse strings. Cleverly designed as a… Read the full article.
Moscow-based illustrator Maxim Shkret conjurs the flowing hair of people and the tangled fur of beasts in this lovely ongoing series of digital illustrations. Mixing a unique method of 3d modeling with carefully applied shadows, each piece evokes the form of a paper-like sculpture. You can see more on Shkret’s Instagram. Via: This Is Colossal
Sabeena Karnik is a graphic designer and illustrator from Mumbai, who specializes mainly in paper typography. That is to say, she creates type and letters by hand using only paper, which is the primary thing that sets her work apart from other typographers. She says that this “evokes many reactions from the viewer, especially because it is all handcrafted by… Read the full article.
Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, is a Japanese art teacher who likes to reproduce the masterpieces of painting on his blackboard, as the Guernica by Pablo Picasso, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. A new example of Kokuban Art, the drawing on blackboard which has become a phenomenon in Japan. Here: The… Read the full article.
Born in Serbia 1985, Nikola Čuljić is a self-taught artist. Using his amazing skills, he composes mind-bending 3D drawings on paper wich can be easily mistaken for real things. Čuljić’s drawings are mind-blowing 3-D art works of art. At first glance, the objects Čuljić creates appear completely real. But, as shown in this demonstrative video, you can watch him turning… Read the full article.
Can you identify a logo just by looking a small part of it? Well, take this quiz and find out how good you are at recognizing a logo.
Ari Weinkle, is an artist and designer from Boston, MA. In his work, Ari looks to break apart and re-appropriate different forms such as the human figure, geometric and organic shapes, and typography. Through the process of fragmenting different entities, he’s continually searching for new and unique juxtapositions between shapes, colors, and patterns. Ari’s work is mostly experimental, often digital,… Read the full article.
Emoji has become a modern form of communication. It is a brand new language that allows emotion and context to be added to text based conversations. Matthew LaPenta saw the importance of the emoji and wanted to immortalize it to give historians a context for where human communication was around the turn of the 21st century. Matthew has been… Read the full article.
English illustrator Charly Clements sees faces on objects everywhere he goes. Armed with an iPad Pro, he’s on a quest to bring them to life. Clements’ new project Real Life Lines is all about putting ordinary objects into everyday scenarios, exposing them to the pain, distress, and struggles of everyday life. Images by Charly Clements | Via BoredPanda
Brand Yourself is a joint project created by Egyptian Wessam Elqushairy and Muhammad Seddique with the participation of Gearbox studios. Here your full body photo is the main ingredient for the creation of this resume miniature version of you. We should all keep in mind that we only have one chance to make a good first impression and every designer… Read the full article.
In year 2015 Photoshop turned 25. A lot of things changed in Photography and Design, not only since day 1 but during the life span of Photoshop. These videos show how things were done before Photoshop and also how Photoshop evolved to become the most popular photography and design tool ever. Graphic design tools before Photoshop Film photography effects before… Read the full article.
Explore the history of Photoshop’s tools and how they evolved over the past 25 years. Watch Video Tutorial Here…
Exploring ethics in the digital era. Inspiring stories from luminaries who have helped shape the most prolific design tool of our time. Watch Video Tutorial Here…
In honor of the 25th anniversary of Adobe Photoshop, CreativeLive asked 8 Photoshop experts to try their hand at Photoshop 1.0. Watch Video Tutorial Here…
In this documentary, the founders of Adobe Photoshop – John Knoll, Thomas Knoll, Russell Brown, and Steve Guttman – tell the story of how an amazing coincidence of circumstances, that came together at just the right time 20 years ago, spawned a cultural paradigm shift unparalleled in our lifetime. Watch Video Tutorial Here…