12 Days of Design Gifts & Resources

On the hunt for resources or design gifts for your creative friends? HOW and PRINT are excited to present the 2015 12 Days of Deals in our official store, MyDesignShop. Each day, starting Dec. 1, we’ll feature a new discount on the design resources in the store.

Check here each day to see what daily deal we’re offering, or visit MyDesignShop.com.

Day 1: Save 15% on Collections & Kits

Valid through December 1, 2015. Some exclusions apply.

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The Ultimate Guide to Color Collection: 13 Color Resources for Desginers


From palette-building techniques to color theory, this collection will give you a comprehensive library of resources you can use time and time again. Through the books and videos in this collection, you’ll be able to take a look back through the major milestones in color history and then see how they affect current color communication and trends to make sure you’re making the right decisions in your work. Whether you’re a color enthusiast or simply looking for ideas for your design projects, this collection has something to inspire you. Get it here.

Day 2: Save 40% Storewide

Valid through December 2, 2015. Some exclusions apply.

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100 Years of Color (Hardcover) by Katie Greenwood


This beautiful book showcases 100 carefully chosen images from the graphic arts, each representing a color palette from every year of the 20th century. The selection includes images from magazines, book covers, advertisements, posters, illustrations and postcards. Every image has a distinctive, inspirational color scheme, and the book displays these on the facing pages as a practical reference. Get it here.

Day 3: BOGO

Today only, when you buy Covering PRINT: 75 Unique Posters, 75 Years, you’ll also get Postcards from PRINT: 75 Timeless Covers from the Archives of PRINT Magazine for free! Add both to your cart to apply.

Valid through Dec. 3, 2015.

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Day 4: 50% Off Design Books & eBooks

Valid through December 4, 2015. No coupon necessary. Some exclusions apply.

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LogoLounge 9 presents the 2,000 best logo designs as judged by a select group of identity designers and branding experts. Logos are organized into 20 visual categories for easy reference. Within each section, case studies allow a closer look at designs from diverse firms such as Hornall Anderson, Lippincott, Tether, Von Glitschka Studios, OCD and more. Each story details the logo design journey, from concept to finish. LogoLounge 9 is the definitive logo resource for graphic designers, brand managers, and start-ups looking for ideas and inspiration.

Day 5: Free Shipping

Valid through December 5, 2015.

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Inspire your type designs with the side-by-side travel photo comparisons in Culture+Typography by Nikki Villagomez. Each image features examples of typography in culture, along with cultural and historical commentary to go with the image. Explore how design choices can be informed by the language of the cultural surroundings, and learn more about type selection, color usage, and more with this inspiring book.

Day 6: 50% off OnDemand Design Webcasts

Valid through December 6, 2015.

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5 Keys to Happier Clients and Smoother Design Projects

Do you find working with clients a challenge? Do you have a hard time convincing them of your ideas and keeping them happy? Do you believe that building a website would be much easier if clients stopped interfering? This 1-hour webcast proposes a different model for building websites, one where the web designer and client work in a collaborative relationship. Where the client is at the heart of the process. After watching this webcast you will build better sites, projects will be more satisfying and clients will be happier.

Day 7: Spend more, save more

Save $10, $20 or $30 when you spend $40, $50 or $60

Valid through December 7, 2015.

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Debbie Millman’s illustrated essays and visual poems are part philosophy, part art, part deeply personal memoir exposing the universal triumphs and tribulations of being human. Her hand-lettered typography — sometimes tender, sometimes gritty, always breathtaking in its visceral candor — makes Self Portrait as Your Traitor a moving masterpiece of a singular art form that speaks to our deepest longings for beauty, honesty, and the ineffable magic of what it means to live.

Day 8: 50% off Best Sellers

Valid through December 8, 2015.

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From Jim Krause, the author of the wildly popular “Index” series, comes a new take on logo books. Recognizing the challenge a logo presents for a designer, The Logo Brainstorm Book goes far beyond the typical logo swipe file. It will help you save time and produce incredible results.

Day 9: 50% off Design Inspiration Books and Resources

Valid through December 9, 2015.

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Check back here each day to see more of our holiday discounts!