Design Inspiration: Ideas for Designers

When you’re inspired, creativity flourishes. So as a designer, finding inspiration is essential Let the successes, lessons learned and stories of others feed that inspiration and approach your graphic design career with a new invigoration. You’ll find not only tips and advice, but also the amazing design work of other professionals. Get inspired and then get to work on your own design project.

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Good Design Needs No Translation

HOW's International Design Awards invites graphic & web designers from around the globe to enter their work into this prestigious design competition, showcasing 300+ projects from numerous countries.

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New Caribou Coffee Packaging

I admit it. As a former barista, I’m a sucker for coffee, cafes, french presses and even bean-related branding. And a well-designed package of coffee will get me every time. I get the feeling design and branding agency Colle + McVoy feels similarly about a good cup of joe. This is apparent from the...

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Pantone Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

Last week, we wrote about creatives’ speculations as to what the Pantone Color of the Year would be. Today, Pantone announced that the 2014 Color of the Year is Radiant Orchid 18-3224. According to their announcement on the TODAY show, Pantone didn’t even have a runner-up for this year’s choice.You’ve probably noticed orchid starting...

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Send Us Your Knock-Out Poster Designs – Deadline Extended

Fine, we’ll admit it: We love posters. We have posters of various sizes decorating our offices – some that show off the things we’re into and some that are intriguing designs we’ve come across. But the common connection is that they inspire us. And we love to showcase work that you’ll find inspiring –...

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In-house Intersections

Meet Isaac. He works in our IT department and although his responsibilities have nothing to do with motion graphics and video he has a passion for both and just received his master’s degree from NYU. How do I know this? Well the coffee station is a breeding ground for all sorts of stuff and...

Beatles For Sale

The Sound of Advertising: Beatles for Sale

For those of us who came of age in the 1960s, The Beatles are sacred ground. They provided the soundtrack to our lives. When I hear “Revolution” I’m immediately transported to the summer of ’68 when I walked into Korvettes (ask your grandparents) and purchased the 45 RPM single (ask your parents) of “Hey...