The beginner's ...

By Tom May,Luke Clum In the past, web designers put a particular focus on showing off their skills and This cloud computing guide (above) from online accounting service Xero uses a combination of flat illustration and iconography to demonstrate different benefits of working with the cloud....

How to move between ...

By Jason Knight Moving between programs can be confusing. I tend to stick to four food groups – Cinema 4D, ZBrush, DAZ Studio and Marvelous Designer – to keep from going insane. Every program has its quirks and I seem to run into them all. I primarily work in Cinema 4D, but often move my...

10 things designers ...

By Rob Carney We designers are a special breed. We understand the world in a different, arguably better, way to ‘normal’ people. Whilst we blend into society with aplomb, we’re obviously a superior species – sent from a distant universe to make things look better. And our nation...

7 examples of 2017&#...

By Craig Stewart April seems a little early for a logo design trends article, no? We’d usually agree, but when one trend is so in-your-face that you can’t ignore it, we felt it our duty to share. And we’re not predicting a trend – we’re providing evidence in the shape...

Build your dream web...

By Creative Bloq Staff Building your website doesn’t require an extensive understanding of coding. Dragify makes it easy to just drag and drop your site into existence. Get a lifetime subscription to this powerful yet simple website building service for just $24.99 (approx. £20)!...

5 top typography tip...

By Brian Masefield Whether it’s an It’s a bit pointless for marketers and analysts to spend any amount of time developing a brand voice for their company if the site experience doesn’t echo that voice. Yes, it’s critical for your type to be clear, legible, and visible...

Master the art of ba...

By Tom May Most people associate ballpoint pens with writing rather than drawing, especially when it comes to ‘serious’ art. But this 162-page book highlights just what incredible work can be created with this humble tool. Artist Matt Rota begins with a look back at the history of...

5 ways to bring your...

By Tom May When you’re putting together your portfolio, the only images you’ll need are those of your work, right? Well, not necessarily. These days, many creative roles – from UI/UX designer to web developer to digital director – are more about designing human interactions than...

Fun typography activ...

By Dom Carter One of the most effective ways to learn about something is to get stuck in practically. That’s certainly the thinking behind How To Draw Type and Influence People, the latest book by Type Tasting founder Sarah Hyndman. Published by Lawrence King, this fun and informative...

10 tips for painting...

By Jennifer Branch Painting water can sometimes seem overwhelming. Water moves constantly, so capturing a moment without the aid of a camera may appear impossible. But paintings can convey the constant movement of water in a way that photos struggle to, as long as you have the right water-...