Back in 2010, I wrote this same tutorial, but back then Illustrator didn't have a Pattern 'tool'. The possibilities to create patterns was way more limited. The option I suggested then was to create a Symbol from the pattern fragment and then use instances of this symbol to cover the entire space. Today we have Pattern Mode to play and experiment with. It's one of Illustrator's features of I'm rather fond of.

Before diving back into Craft CMS I wanted to take a creative break to play around with the Font Lovers Bundle that I bought recently. More after the jump.

As a starting designer with a limited budget this 'Artistic Design Collection' seems like a great opportunity to get a library of professional grade assets going. The bundle has a bit of everything, water color brushes, a cloud creator, wood textures, retro illustrations and much more. Bundle is only $29 so be sure to go have a look.

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Another useful 3 part case study. This time it's about redesigning Webflow. This is part one that handles the question 'why redesign?'

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The inspiration stream

The Law of Attraction
Sitting in Green
The New York Times gift guide
Best Photos of the Year
Twins in the Forest