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We are leaving older adults out of the digital world

Jessica Fields Contributor Share on Twitter Jessica Fields is a research analyst and program manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and a collaborator in The OpEd Project. May is national Older Americans Month, and this year’s...

/ May 5, 2019

Showcase of Character Illustrations Inspired by 1930s Cartoons

The art style of early cartoons from the 1920s-1930s era is known as “Rubber Hose”. It refers to the bendy limbs of cartoon characters from Disney and Fleischer Studios, such as Felix the Cat, Betty Boop and early Mickey Mouse...

/ April 22, 2019

10 Classic Typefaces Every Designer Should Own (and where to get them for free!)

Just like all design trends, font styles come and go, but there are a number of timeless typefaces that will never go out of fashion. Eric Gill, Adrian Frutiger and Max Miedinger are celebrated names in the graphic design industry,...

/ March 11, 2019

Where to Find Two Extra Blending Modes Hidden in Photoshop!

I’m sure we’re all familiar with Photoshop’s blending modes. Multiply, Screen, Soft Light and Overlay are among the most commonly used, but have you ever heard of Behind and Clear?! Despite decades of Photoshop experience, I only discovered these two...

/ February 18, 2019

The Best Procreate Brushes for iPad (Free & Premium Packs)

Procreate for iPad is a creative application for artists that makes use of the iPad’s sensitive display to draw directly on-screen. It’s becoming an increasingly popular tool with illustrator’s and letterers who enjoy being able to use traditional art techniques...

/ February 11, 2019

These Talented Artists Virtually Tune Up Cars in Adobe Photoshop

Virtual tuning is the artistic genre where car-loving graphic artists digitally transform vehicles into unique modified cars, using the kinds of aftermarket wheels, bodykits and spoilers available in real life, but with a hyper-stylised appearance. Source photos of race car...

/ February 4, 2019

30 Unique Packaging and Label Designs for Whisky Bottles

Alcoholic beverage products are one of my favourite mediums to feature in design inspiration showcases, there’s such a diverse range of artistic styles between beer cans and liquor bottles, as featured in previous showcases. Whiskey bottles are the focus of...

/ January 28, 2019

Showcase of 45 Magnificent Logo Designs With Wings

Wings and winged creatures have appeared in identity designs for centuries as part of heraldic crests, military insignias and automotive logos. They have become a symbol of prestige, strength and speed, with great examples being air force pilot badges and...

/ January 14, 2019