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When we look to the natural color palettes of handmade inks and incorporate them in our projects, we pay very real tribute to the long history of human devotion to the natural world. Color schemes that bring the palette of handmade inks to life in graphic and textile compositions attract the viewer and resonate in…

Vote for August’s Top 9 at 99

Vote for August’s Top 9 at 99

The designers at 99designs trained hard. Illustration muscle was flexed. Design records were broken. Now a gold medal must be awarded to one of our nine favorite winning designs from this month. Who will be this August’s Top 9 at 99? The decision is yours. Scroll to the bottom of the article to cast your vote! 1.…

Steampunk design: Imagining a futuristic past
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Steampunk design: Imagining a futuristic past

Steampunk is a growing subculture that’s existed since at least the 1980s. The genre uses the 19th century as its backdrop (often with a Victorian or Wild West slant) and focuses on a fictional world where steam power rules the world and delivers a new industrial era. The steampunk movement inspires us to imagine a different time with wildly imaginative, nostalgic and often far-fetched outcomes. The aesthetic…

How to make the right font selection for your design
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How to make the right font selection for your design

Making the right font selection is like choosing the right outfit. Whether you do it consciously or casually, it says a lot about your style and taste. Just like your everyday outfit won’t work for every occasion, different fonts serve different purposes. A bubbly font is perfect for a kid’s birthday party, but try using it in corporate collateral—you’d never be…

Photoshop vs. Illustrator vs. InDesign
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Photoshop vs. Illustrator vs. InDesign

From photo editing to typography tools to sound design, the industry-standard Adobe Creative Suite gives creators of all kinds everything they need to create professional work fast—for literally any type of design project. For now, let’s get graphic. Whether it’s creating a logo, designing social media graphics or putting together a brochure, Adobe has created…

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