Design Ideas: Inspiration for Designers

Are you in search of that next great idea? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to expand your creative horizons and find design inspiration for future design projects. You’ll find sage advice from creativity experts — yes, there is such a thing — successful designers and design business owners. If you are a design manager, you may want to dig deep for creativity exercises and inspiration tips to kickstart your next team brainstorm. There’s no better way than a little creative stretching to get the juices flowing.

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Infographic Design and the Office Mousepad

Tired of mouse pads that just sit there, not filling you mind with tasty trivia nuggets? So starts one of the most fun holiday-time gifts the HOW staff received this season. While I would normally insist that the delicate art of mouse pad design went out of fashion in the late ’90s, this mouse...

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Sam Barclay Typography Book Tackles Dyslexia

When designers dedicate themselves to raising awareness to important issues or causes, the results can be extraordinary. Take, for instance, the Sam Barclay typography book, I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic. In this typographic tour de force, Barclay uses different letter treatments to explain what it’s like to have difficulties reading. The...

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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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Creative Tarot Deck Predicts Your Future

Think you need to see the future to ensure success with upcoming creative endeavors? You’re in luck. The Tarot of Creativity deck by artist Aliyah Marr has been designed with your needs in mind. You can do actual tarot readings with the cards or simple select and examine one card and its concept per...