The secrets to successful geometric low-poly art

You’ve all seen it before, because frankly, this trend has been all over the place and for quite a few years now. But you don’t really know how to describe it — a bunch of similarly colored triangles or rectangles combining to create a intricate geometric shape, which somehow manages to be abstract but still demonstrates... Read More

November 26th By

The graphic designers behind James Bond

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many critics forecasted the end of James Bond—a Cold War character if ever there was one. At the same time, a prolonged studio dispute made a new Bond film seem unlikely for more prosaic reasons.

November 23rd By

How to make your book cover pop

It’s November, which means thousands of writers are typing furiously to complete a 50,000-word novel in 30 days for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo to the cool kids). Maybe you’re using NaNoWriMo momentum to write your book. I’ll admit there’s a guilty pleasure that helped me through three years of NaNoWriMo madness. When writer’s block... Read More

November 11th By

Improve your creative process with these tips from 99U

Good design isn’t just about your output. Often, it’s the creative process behind your work that will yield the best results. This month, we’ve pulled together another batch of inspiring articles from our friends at 99U to help you improve your approach to new projects, fight off negative thinking and better understand your unique creative mindset. Enjoy!

November 6th By

12 famous typographers you need to know

You’re sure to know the most commonly used typefaces. The ones that surround us every day on the subways, in ads, in political campaigns and in our reading materials. You know a lot of their names, too – like Helvetica, Garamond and Baskerville. You may know their style: serif, sans-serif, humanist, geometric or grotesque. But do you know who created them?

November 3rd By

15 vibrant online tools that make color simple

There’s no reason for your designs to look drab – especially when it comes to color. A quick glance online and you’ll find a stockpile of color scheme apps ready to help you learn, play and perfect your next palette. From clever Hex code games to comprehensive color wheels, here are 15 of our favorite free color... Read More

October 27th By