27 Useful Design Tips Explained With Beautiful, Inspiring Graphics

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Poppie Pack, senior graphic designer at Canva, has put together a handy list of design tips complemented by beautiful images with inspiring quotes. From typography and layout to image editing and color usage, the list covers some crucial aspects of design that both newbies and professionals will appreciate. We've shortlisted 27 of our favourites to share with you. Check them … [Read more...]

Male Vs Female Color Perceptions And Preferences

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Traditionally, baby boys are wrapped in blue and baby girls in pink. A few years later, you can tell a boy's room from a girl's room just by observing the color combos (and the cleanliness ;) ). As we grow up, gender color preferences are visible in everything from wardrobes to cars (though nowadays the line is thinning). … [Read more...]

19 Funny Illustrations That Show The Two Kinds Of People In The World

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There are two types of people…morning people and those who want to shoot morning people (designers are usually nocturnal and hence fall under the latter). Portuguese art director Joao Rocha has created a fun series of minimalist illustrations that classifies people into two broad groups based on their daily habits and preferences. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

18 Inspirational Quotes On Design

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There are good days and there are days when you just can't get those creative juices flowing. Wether you're a rookie or a seasoned professional, every designer needs a little inspiration from time to time. Today's post features 18 inspiring quotes that are meant to get you back into the driver's seat, incase you're facing designer's block. Check them out below. … [Read more...]

These Superhero-Themed Alphabet Designs Are Pure Awesome

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'Superbet' is a superhero-themed alphabet series designed by Australia-based artist and illustrator Simon Koay. Each alphabet corresponds to the initial of a superhero and has been designed using elements from their costumes and weapons. Wonderful work by a talented artist. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

11 Fonts That Designers Love To Hate

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Every design project is unique and requires a typeface that matches the visual aesthetics and compliments the content. However, there are some typefaces that designers try to steer clear of, because they find them ugly, outdated or overused. … [Read more...]

This Brilliant Comic Strip On Rich Vs Poor Upbringing Will Humble You

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Auckland-based illustrator Toby Morris reminds us that not everyone gets the same privileges in life, with this brilliant comic titled "On a Plate". The illustrations depict the story of two individuals born into different households and how their backgrounds and families play a huge role in the kind of opportunities they get in life. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

How Humans React To Different Colors

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Did you know that green is used for night vision goggles because the human eye is most sensitive to, and able to recognise most shades of that color? People are often more productive in rooms painted blue. Pink makes us crave sugar. Red increases enthusiasm. Grey represents non-involvement, giving it a formal authority. … [Read more...]

17 Amazing 3D Graffiti Artworks That Look Like They’re Floating In Mid-Air

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Portuguese street artist Sergio Odeith creates anamorphic 3D graffiti art that, from a certain angle, looks like it's floating in mid-air. His work has been showcased at the Museum of Public Art (Louisiana), Brazilian Museum for Sculpture (São Paulo) and Meeting of Styles (Alemanha), to name a few. Odeith has also created large scale murals for enterprises such as Coca-Cola, … [Read more...]