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26 Logos & Their Design Evolution

Our top 26 logo revamps for better or worse you decide.It's hard to argue with the Art Paul's and the Paul Rand's of the design world. Some…

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A State of Independents

Something big has happened in the publishing world. Something interesting. While mainstream publishers continue to stare grimly at…

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6 Things To Keep In Mind When Designing A Logo

Paulywood for istockphoto has released an article on logo creation. A great article for those graduates or students wanting to get into…

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Create an Iphone Advertising Poster

Focusing on a simple approach and execution, this tutorial will teach you tips and tricks to creating professional and dynamic poster ads…

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Do's and Don'ts of Website Design

A short and sweet article of the main Do's and Don'ts in Web Design by Angela Lisl. DO: Keep your page structured In the recent months we've…

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European Websites

We have to say there is not a more daunting task than choosing a handful of European talents. We stumbled upon some true creatives on our…

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Focus :: Contemporary Type Foundries :: Part 1

Working with typefaces is about as basic as it gets for graphic designers. A solid knowledge of type, a keen eye for which fonts are…

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Focus :: Contemporary Type Foundries :: Part 2

Following on from Contemporary Type Foundries Part 1, presented below are the final six type foundries I've chosen to display. So, without…

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Focus :: Graphic Design :: France

Next to sculpture, painting, architecture, cinema, cuisine and couture, France's graphic design seems nowhere. Even in France itself…

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Focus :: Graphic Design Studio Websites

It should come as no surprise that some of the best designed and looking websites are those of design studios themselves. Untrammeled by…

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Get off the Mac, roll up your sleeves and get making. Once a week.

In the working world it has become increasingly difficult to free yourself from the Mac and create something with your hands. Make the most…

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How & Where To Get Paid Freelance Work While You're Still A Design Student

This is inspiring article has been written by graphic design student Jacob Cass. Jacob Cass is a 21-year-old designer from Newcastle…

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Interview with Luke Feldman

It has been said that Luke Feldman is to digital art what Tim Burton is to cinema, or Dr. Seuss is to children's books, his distinctive…

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Interview with Fabien Barral

We interviewed one of the most talented French Designers. This is what he had to say about himself... I am Fabien Barral. I am a graphic…

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James Victore :: Don't Be A Design Zombie

James Victore is a man of action. He believes that knowing about jazz and wine and auto-racing can make you a better designer. That graphic…

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Interview with Veerle Pieters

Logo Design Love

David Airey, super blogger and notorious designer has released a book called Logo Love Design. He offers a free to download chapter of his…

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Print

Prints can be anything from digital art to advertising, to layouts for magazines, posters, flyers newspapers you name it. We have scoured…

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Logo Trends and Galleries

Here are our fav logo galleries and trend articles. The for and against trends, the good, the better and the darn beautiful logos of 200…

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Mind Maps for Graphic Design :: Ideas Generation Techniques

The most difficult part of being a creative of any kind is idea generation. Why do you think there are so many copy-cats out there? There…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 1 :: Self-Promotion & Winning Work

In the first of a series of lessons entitled Professional Practice, we have sourced one of todays hottest working English based freelance…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 2 :: Freelance Fee Structures and How to Quote :: Updated

Providing a quote for graphic design services is one of the most difficult areas of the field to navigate. It can kind of be like going on a…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 3 :: Project Planning

This week's article on professional design practice concerns project planning. Good, thoughtful project planning can be indispensable to the…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 4 :: Dealing with Clients

They come in all shapes and sizes, from all different professional backgrounds, and we rely on them to pay our fees. A large portion of the…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 7 :: Graphic Design Contracts

A rookie mistake in the design world is working without a contract. I too, have fallen to the sorry plight of ultimately working for free…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 6 :: The Presentation

So you find yourself pitching for a job and have come up with an ingenious solution to a fiendishly tricky design conundrum, and all you…

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Professional Design Practice :: Lesson 5 :: Invoicing Clients

At the same point each month, every month, an employed person receives a wage packet from his payroll department, and his his bank account…

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Putting Together an Effective Portfolio

Save perhaps his personality, the freelance graphic designer's portfolio is, undoubtedly, the most valuable asset in his professional life…

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The Best of European Typography... Ooh la la!

We went to France, Italy and everywhere else that serve great wine and cheese AFTER the dessert, to find the most passionate and sometimes…

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The Creative Brief :: Part 1

The brief. That genesis of the creative process. All design jobs begin with a briefing from the client, usually in written form (the…

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The Creative Brief :: Part 2

Hey there. In the last article we discussed the role of receiving and understanding the creative brief — a vital part of the designer's job…

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You too can Create your Very Own Digital Characters

Featuring in this months who's who wasn't enough, Luke Feldman generously made The Graphic Design students a tutorial using his funky design…

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When times are tough, graphic designers get tactile

As always its up to the graphic designer to keep the economy running when times are tough... Really! Graphic Design makes the modern world…

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Your Business Card is Crap! Not quite!

Your business card leaves an impression of You, even when you are not there. A beautiful business card helps you stay in on the radar of the…

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