Graphic Design Link Picks
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Article written on Monday, 19 Sep 2022
Good things always come in two. That's why you also get a big graphic design resource list with plenty diverse content. If branding is your cup of tea you'll be glad that several of these are included to get you inspired. Learning is also a big part of what I share so that in here as well. Typography lovers also get their fair share. Everybody happy, so let's go!
Back in the USSR: 1920s Soviet Film posters
During the brief period of artistic freedom before Stalinism, these avant garde film posters were as bold and innovative as the movies they advertised.
Draw Along with Kyle T. Webster - Tennis Player!
We are going to draw again with 3 simple things, a straight line, a zig zag and curved linear line. This week we are going for a tennis player. There's also a very good art tip about body posture.
UI & UX Micro-Tips: Volume Twelve
Marc Andrew is back with another set of easy-to-implement UI & UX micro-tips to help quickly improve your designs.
Draw Along with Kyle T. Webster - R2-D2 Droid!
Star Wars fans rejoice as this week's drawing exercise we'll do the famous R2-D2 Droid. Something geeky is always fun. There's also Kyle's favorite book: this week it's 'Framed Ink'. The Animal activity is an owl playing the banjo.
UI & UX Micro-Tips: Best of 2021
In this article Marc Andrew compiled a selection of 12 of his most popular UI & UX Micro-Tips from 2021.
Goodtype | Strength In Letters
Just like aforementioned Women of Type also a new dosis of typography inspiration.
Adobe Illustrator Tutorial - How to Draw a Flat Vector Rocket
Turn a sketch of a rocket ship into vectors. You'll get there by using tools such as the pen tool, shape builder tool, curvature and width tools. Finishing touches are added by using simple shadows and highlights.
Draw Along with Kyle T. Webster - Red Riding Hood!
The drawing we are about to do will bring some child memories with the fairy tale of Red Riding Hood. We also play the doodle game. As always animal activity is very interesting too as it is an inchworm on a yard stick. Have fun!
Indypendently Identity System Design
Just fun typography and cool colors used here. The playful illustrations created using a combination of simple shapes, symbols and patterns and how the colors are applied is all very inspiring.Scroll down to check this out!
7 Powerful Tips to Help Improve Your Typography Skills
In this updated article Marc Andrew wanted to share a few tips to help you feel more confident when working with Type.
i29 Reimagines a 17th-Century Canal House in Amsterdam With Hidden Rooms
It took the design teams over two years to complete the renovations of this 17th-century canal house after many years of deterioration. The result is super.
Kasama Rum Brand Identity Design
Love the colorful vibrance and joyful feel of the bottle and label(s) design for this Philippines rum brand. The photography and extra stamps & labels suit the cheerful tropical island spirit they're trying to communicate very well.
A Fitness Game Inspires Its Company Headquarters Remodel
You may have heard of Zwift, the virtual world to ride your bicycle in. In its recent headquarters expansion they redesigned it with their motto “Fun Powers Performance.” Go look inside.
iPhone 13 Pro: The Edge of Intelligent Photography
Sebastiaan de With digs deep into the iPhone 13 Pro. Some great photography to look at as well.
This is a beautiful 40min film that captures the true essence of trees. Visually inspiring too. The world of trees Is amazing! I'm certain you'll learn something.
How to Create a Colorful Stacked Text Effect
How to create a colorful text effect with several stacked text elements that are progressively spaced further apart and transition through the color spectrum to produce a rainbow effect.
Draw Along with Kyle T. Webster - Cockatoo!
Let's get cooking with today's drawing. The main star is a cockatoo, all done with just using 3 type of lines. There's also a very useful art tip about drawing the things you don't see. Animal activity is a sloth on a unicycle.
Lasts Branding Design
A no-nonsense simple approach always gets my high score when its execution is so well done. With lovely illustrations, a perfect color palette and a bit of background info on the project I give extra bonus points. So make sure to check this out.
A Victorian Butcher Shop Transforms Into Colorful Cafe Merging Old and New
Speaking about creativity, this one could inspire you for some awesome color choices. Looks fabulous!