Graphic Design Link Picks
resources from newsletter #0144 #0145 #0146 #147 #148 & #149
Article written on Monday, 01 Nov 2021
Let's do this! Just like the web design link picks I have one ready for the graphic design followers as well. My guess is that you'll like the diversity of what's in there. There a few nice Illustrator tutorials included as well as a few inspirational logo related articles. I've found the Ugmonk article about 11 Things I’ve Learned in 11 Years of Running a Business particularly interesting. There's also some music with a sunset mix from Tycho. Ideal music to work with. Make your own rain in Photoshop and much more. Go ahead and start exploring.
11 Things I’ve Learned in 11 Years of Running a Business
A decade ago Ugmonk started as a side project to design a few high-quality tees. Now it has grown to nice design items as well. This post has a list of 11 lessons Jeff Sheldon learned about building and running an independent brand.
Recursive | Recursive
Check out Recursive, a variable font that can switch between sans & mono styles, not to mention other adjustments.
MacOS Wallpaper Quest Sends Photo Crew on Epic Road Trip
We've all used these beautiful backgrounds at some point. A group of friends had this idea to try to recreate every default Apple wallpaper during a week long road trip
The Latest in the Signalnoise Universe: Off the Grid with James White
James White is the person behind the neon nostalgic 80's universe. Today James takes us back to his humble beginnings, shares what’s new with Signalnoise, and lends some powerful advice to all creatives on the hunt for their voice.
Tycho's Chill Two Hour Sunrise Set From Burning Man
I've never been to Burning Man but each year I look forward to Tycho’s annual Sunrise Set. Ideal music to work with.
Add Dramatic Rain to a Photo in Photoshop
This tutorial is labeled beginner friendly but it's pretty advanced imho. It's well explained and I wouldn't be able to pull it off without following this.
3 Positively Clever Ways to use Negative Space in Logo Design
Try designing a logo that makes clever use out of negative space isn't the easiest task. This article describes three of these different methods.
The Redefining Women Icon Collection
Adobe Design contributed to this Noun Project effort to better represent women in iconography. The result, 60+ new, public domain icons. Fantastic work.
Designing Accessible Color Systems
Learn how the Stripe team designed a color system with hand-picked, vibrant colors that also pass the accessibility test.