19 Things That Clients And Bosses Should Stop Saying To Designers

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Dear clients, account managers, creative directors and whomsoever it may concern - take note of these 19 statements that break the rules of design etiquette and sends creative karma on a 6-ton lead ball headed straight for your rear end. It doesn't matter if you use these phrases unintentionally or wether you see little difference between designers and … [Read more...]

French Artist Turns Common Household Items Into Funny Comical Characters

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Talk about having a wild imagination. Gilbert Legrand is a Toulouse-based sculptor/illustrator who, for the past 10 years, has been creating these quirky sculptures out of everyday household items like brushes, scissors, handsaws, kitchenware, etc. Most artists see beyond the obvious and extract creativity from where there is none. Gilbert has managed to … [Read more...]

50 Years Of James Bond Title Sequences Merged Into One Awesome Montage

50 Years Of James Bond Title Sequences Merged Into One Awesome Montage

From Dr. No to Skyfall, the title sequences of Bond movies are as much a part of film folklore as the series itself. Before the gadgets, the cars and the Bond girls step in, it's the opening credits that set the mood for a 007 film. This video montage celebrates 50 years of these epic title sequences – a must watch for all Bond fans, movie aficionados, film … [Read more...]

Designer’s Guide To What Clients Really Mean When Providing Feedback

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Designers, we salute you. No one takes more client crap than you (except coders). Everyday in office is an anger management exercise for you. Everyone knows Photoshop is just as easy as MS Word and all it takes is 2 clicks to create the next Mona Lisa. Not everyone can become a writer but everyone has an inborn desire to design, specially the clients. In … [Read more...]

33 Famous Movie Stills Broken Down Into 7-Color Palettes

33 Famous Movie Stills Broken Down Into 7-Color Palettes

Movies In Color is a fascinating project by LA-based designer Roxy Radulescu. She derives light, medium and dark color palettes from movie stills and merges them into a 21-color spectrum. The idea came to her while watching Skyfall (2012) when she was intrigued by the cinematography of the film. After creating a color palette for the movie she decided to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Fonts For Your Next Project

Top 10 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Fonts For Your Next Project

Typography is an art. Done the right way, it can breathe life into even the most mundane of designs. These 10 commandments lay down the key principles of good typography and act as a definitive guide to help you shortlist the right fonts for your next design project. A must view for everyone in the business. Thanks to Evan Brown at DesignMantic for this … [Read more...]