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Blog reel of design and photo blogs

Design blogs

A’Design Award Winners

Make sure to check out the winners of the 2016/2017  A’Design Awards. Plenty of amazing work in there in many different categories. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 
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What Is IconShock? (& Get a Free Icon Set!)

IconShock has provided a great collection of unique virtual and augmented reality icons. Perfect for use in projects that relate to this new and growing industry, so we’re excited to bring you this exclusive, free icon set for you to download today, courtesy of their design team. Join us as we take a look at some of our favourite icon sets from their collection, and grab your exclusive download of a virtual and augmented reality icon pack! What is IconShock? IconShock is a library of over two… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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Tim Bisschop

Great work by Belgium based graphic designer Tim Bisschop. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 
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Design Trend: Using Authentic Imagery and Photos

The virtual world has to be authentic to captivate users. Childish imagery or clip-art just won’t cut it. But there are still so many websites out there that use over-the-top stock photos, or images that don’t resonate with readers. It’s a problem. To connect, you have to feel realistic and use authentic imagery and photos, so that users feel something when they interact with the website. It has to feel real. Join us as explore this trend, and share how you can use it to best effect! What Does… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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20+ Best Facebook Cover & Post Mockups

If you’re a social media manager or a small business owner looking to supercharge your Facebook content strategy, then you’ve come to the right place. Developing high-quality content for Facebook can be tough when you’re managing everything by yourself. It’s easy for big corporations with big budgets to design unique and beautiful content to grow their Facebook pages, but how can you afford the time to craft each post? You don’t need to spend hours creating awesome content for your Facebook page. Try… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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8 Rules for Creating Effective Typography

Today we’re going to discuss something that is both a hot trend and timeless art: typography. The basic rules outlined below will help you become more aware of how you structure and use typography in your designs. Being conscious of these rules can improve nearly everything you create that contains a headline or major typographic element. Let’s get started! 1. Learn the Basics Your first step towards more effective typography is to learn a bit about the art. If you’re unfamiliar with it’s… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Joshua Johnson | 
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Jonathan Wateridge

Nice work by London based artist Jonathan Wateridge. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 
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Jason Chen

We’re enjoying the strip collage pieces by US based artist Jason Chen. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 
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100+ MacBook PSD & Vector Mockups

Whether you’re looking for a mockup of the MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro, we have you covered today. We’re featuring a mix of photo mockups, realistic illustrations, and flat/stylised versions of these Apple notebooks. Totalling over a hundred different MacBook mockups, in all shapes and sizes, these are great for dropping in your own work, applications, wallpapers or examples to give them a unique look-and-feel. Some are free, some cost a few dollars, but we really like them all! 3… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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John Harman

US illustrator John Harman. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 
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Daniel Martin

Slightly disturbing, but also very interesting, portraits by Netherlands based artist Daniel Martin. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 
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What’s Your Website’s Rage Grade? (Find Out Right Now)

Do you ever find yourself frustratedly clicking around a website, unable to find what you’re looking for? It happens to all of us sometimes. User frustration from website errors, dead clicks, abandoned forms and mouse-thrashing movement all contribute to your „Rage Grade“ — a new metric available from FullStory’s platform. Today, we’re going to help you figure out your FullStory Rage Grade, and provide a little insight on how to improve your website with this nifty service from FullStory… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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Simbla Website Builder: What’s Changed in 2017

With so many website builders on the market, it can be tough to decide what to use. Not anymore. Simbla is making the decision easy with a full-featured website builder and complete business suite and database. The tool includes everything you need to run pretty much any type of website or online store you can imagine. We originally took a look at Simbla last year, but a lot has changed since then! Let’s take a look at the tool and some of its features. What is Simbla? Simbla started… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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8 Ways to Use Hand Drawn Icons & Elements

While there’s often a focus on pixel-perfect design elements, they aren’t suitable for everything. Sometimes you want something with a little more… whimsy. Something a little more authentic! Hand drawn icons or elements can be just the right design technique to add something special to a project. While most designers won’t go crazy with elements that appear to be hand-drawn, a few touches can add a personal feel that users are drawn to. It’s something that’s trending in web design as well. From a… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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Natassa Pappa

Street Design Words is the design work of  Natassa Pappa. Her work for the Und. Athens map is particularly nice. learn more

Design is Kinky  Design is Kinky— AJ | 

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