Design Inspiration: Creative Ideas for Designers

A graphic designer’s most valuable asset is his/her creativity — and it needs constant care and feeding. Here you’ll find creative thinking exercises, brainstorming tips, activities for creative teams and design inspiration, all geared toward helping you develop the best graphic design solutions. Don’t neglect your creativity. Feed it. Nurture it. And let it breathe. Let it be accessible for when you need it most.

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5 Creative Packaging Designs

Have you created an amazing promotional piece? The deadline for the the HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards is quickly approaching! Enter here. Creative packaging design attracts everyone. When our eyes land on an alluring package design, like moths to a flame, we gravitate toward that product and investigate further. The realm of uniquely gorgeous...

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Cultivating Creativity: Record-Keeping for Creative Inspiration

Cultivating Creativity is an enjoyable read that offers suggestions on how to efficiently manage time, and how to maintain creative inspiration to produce stunning work. In it, author Maria Fabrizio compares the routine of upkeeping a garden to the routine of yielding high-quality designs. Maria is a designer, illustrator and a diligent blogger. Her...

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Promote Thyself

There is no magic formula to "nailing it" when it comes to self-promotion. Be you. Designer Chad Michael knows exactly who he is and has created what might possibly be the most stunning business card.