Packaging designs that wrap it up perfectly

When it comes to packaging designs, it’s what’s on the outside that counts. From beer labels to cosmetics and coffees, each product deserves a special label to make it pop off the shelf. Toothy Grins Tea Tree Oil label Designer: Martis Lupus Contest: Opportunity to create a minimalistic, refined product design Himmel Hünd beers Designer:... Read More

February 21st By

Rounding up some of today’s most influential Chinese designers

For those new to Chinese zodiac, the Year of the Goat is a terrific time to get acquainted. The goat brings forth creativity, thoughtfulness and lucky numbers 2 and 7! It also brings forth the time and the chance to become familiar with graphic design in China. In staying with the lucky numbers, this article rounds... Read More

February 19th By

Oscars 2015: Our nominations for best poster design

This Sunday, tens of millions of viewers will tune in to watch the Oscars, for reasons more or less completely unknown. The award show is never very interesting, and yet … we can never look away. Now, if they introduced a movie poster design category, that might be something worth watching for. And why not? After all,... Read More

February 17th By

Wait no more! Here are this month’s Creative Challengers

This month’s collection of Creative Challengers designers know that win or lose, you can still succeed. These designs prove that simply trying is often succeeding, even if a win is not in the cards. These challengers show off their prowess with the pen with this illustration-heavy collection that covers everything from study cards to posters... Read More

February 14th By

Explore the colors of love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has come a long way from its roots as a day honoring St. Valentine. The holiday currently settles in nicely between New Year’s and impending spring. It offers us all a chance to show our love. A certain collection of standard holiday colors began to emerge as the day became not only about love and relationships,... Read More

February 11th By

The crème de la crème of artisanal chocolate packaging

Up until recently, in the design world it was mostly just greeting card illustrators who had a (professional) reason to care about Valentine’s Day. Not so anymore, as one V-day staple has started coming in packages possibly even more beautiful than the magical substance they contain. No, we’re definitely not talking about Edible Arrangements here. Chocolate, specifically in bar form, is the... Read More

February 10th By

20 illustrations that will draw you in

Illustration in design is a place where graphic design solutions meet artistry. This collection of illustrations from our site highlight not only creativity, but also each designer’s mastery of tools and distinct styles. From the surreal to ultra-realistic, our designers have got you covered. Here’s a sampling of our best illustration designs. Einzig Zenzen boxed... Read More

February 7th By

8 famous fonts and designers who made them

The world’s most famous fonts are just about everywhere. When you become a designer, these serifs and line weights begin to pop out and you start to recognize them in the landscape. Each of these fonts you see comes with a story, a creator, a history and a fan base. See how some of these famous fonts came to be and... Read More

February 2nd By

9 landing page designs that click

Landing pages are often the most effective means of getting customers to a product. Rather than a traditional website (with multiple tabs and in-depth content), the landing page is usually a stripped-down, single page that’s specifically made for potential customers to “land on” and convert. To achieve this, these pages utilize a CTA, or “call to action”,... Read More

January 31st By

Why you are not a famous graphic designer

It is natural to look at brilliant designs by Paul Rand, Saul Bass or David Carson and to want to create designs like that – or even to want to be as great as them. This inspiration is what has reeled many of us into the field of graphic design. For some, it leads nowhere. For... Read More

January 27th By