New talent: Edinburg...

By Dom Carter It’s that time of year again: up and down the country universities are putting on showcases of their best graphic design work. Edinburgh Napier’s showcase runs from 19-28 May and promises to be More Than A Degree Show. As you’d expect, the calibre of work...

LG sets up cutting-e...

By Creative Bloq Staff Laptops may be getting smaller and smaller, but as any designer will tell you, to really let your creative juices flow, bigger is better. A large monitor lets you keep multiple programmes open at once – so you can check your brief notes, discuss ideas over Slack,...

20 web designers to ...

By Sammy Maine Behance is a great place to find new work and creative inspiration from top web designers and agencies. But with so many of them to browse through, it can be difficult to know where to start. So to make things easy for you, we’ve done the hard work and picked 20 of the...

How to create a desi...

By Paul Wyatt When handing over a creative project, most agencies or freelancers include a document known as a style guide. This not only adds an additional air of professionalism to the work and helps guide the client in using your design, it also rationalises the creative choices you made....

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10 typographic mista...

By Christopher Phin In typography, as in grammar, there is no objective ‘right’ way to do things; there are just conventions, and these conventions change over time. And what’s more, while we could argue that the examples we’re about to give are indeed mistakes – that is,...

How to paint scales...

By Sara Forlenza There are many types of scales, and when it comes to painting, each of them requires a different approach. For this article, I’m illustrating a half-dragon girl. Because dragons are fantastic creatures inspired by reptiles, I first obtained some references for those...

5 student projects m...

By Tom May The important thing when you’re a student is to learn and develop your skills, not to get publicity; that will more likely come later. But if a project you’ve worked on does grab people’s interest, then there’s no harm in taking advantage – it won’t...