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The English Premier League is upon us once again. Fans across the world are preparing for that first kickoff, to cheer their team on through the ups and downs of another season t..
A surprising number of people write to say they have trouble drawing smooth lines. How do you get nice, smooth, even lines?
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Jason Cranford Teague explains how to increase visual interest by increasing disfluency while remaining legible. Ask most designers what the goal of good typography is, and they ..
I always believe everybody know some of the project I discover years ago, you know when you talk to someone and you said the usual “what, you don’t know that ?”… So I want to s..
Jon Burgerman reveals his four steps to successful graphic design at TYPO Berlin. Knowing what’s going on is over-rated, according to Jon Burgerman at this year’s TYPO Berlin con..
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You’re about to graduate from your Graphic Design Course—whoop! It may have been a steep learning curve with that bloody pe..
Discover how to impress a creative director and win your dream design job. Today’s new design graduates face a unique set of challenges – and how to present a portfolio is one of..
Web designers are highly creative people and who can build a virtual world with their designing skills. However, the career of a designer, whether freelance or the employee of a ..
As a web designer, you have an enviable skill set for starting a business online. Web designers are exposed to a wide range of product, marketing, brand and interaction design pr..
There’s no argument anymore. Neuroscience confirms that highly creative people think and act differently than the average person. Their brains are literally hardwired in a unique..
The good thing about being a designer nowadays is that you don’t need to convince your clients of the importance of branding. Corporations, NGOs, artists, individuals, everyo..
Don’t let repetitive tasks drain your creativity. We explain how to automate them by creating your own Photoshop actions.
As a Photoshop user, you’ve probably run into..
The creative industry is one of the hardest places to get your ‘big break,’ so it comes as no surprise that artists, graphic designers, movie makers and musicians are taking the ..
Butcher Billy, He takes what is considered pop culture from a variety of sources – music, comic books, movies, games, etcetera – and mashes them all together to come up with some..
It’s that time of year again. The time of year when grocery stores try to sell you half wilted bouquets. When all baked goods come in the shape of lopsided hearts. And, most ..
Graphic designers work like ninjas. Save for some superstars, they often work behind the scenes to lay out reports, create visually compelling slides, or lend an aura of legitima..
Spending hours labouring over an InDesign template can feel like thankless work, especially when your team of oh-so-gifted writers don’t understand the concept of a word limit. B..
It is safe to say that I see a lot of packaging design. Likely more than anyone else i..
Every day consumers are confronted with countless logos, mostly unaware of how these icons are constantly transmitting a slew of messages aimed at the subconscious.
“90% of branding that is not effective suffers from one of three problems, and nearly 100% of brands miss this last step of branding.”
Very simply, brands should, and dese..
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“I haven’t worked in a studio for that long. My general manager and creative directors argue I haven’t actually existed for that long, but I’ve existed long enough to know 99% of..
What is it that makes designers able to come up with that ground breaking idea?
Every designer has their own way of getting to that “Big Idea.” The idea that forms the reasonin..
Have you ever needed a PDF to be about 167% smaller than it actually is. After far too much searching, we came across smallpdf. They would have to be one of the best finds we hav..
Having an online version of a Pantone Colour Bridge Chart can come in very handy – and we’re all about being handy.
Download or view the pdf of the Colour Bridge here. Remembe..
Seeing as “Beards” are still a popular thing, why not talk about it..
From hipster beards to large lumberjack beards. We love the face fur. Below are some beards and designs rel..
Want to know what we’re looking for in a portfolio, or prospective designer? Leisha Muraki from Sex Druges & Helvetica pretty much sums up some the main points, & shares with us ..
What makes a good graphic design infographic?
The simple answer – explaining a process. Typically infographics are used to illustrate information in a graphic or visual manner..
Now we’re all big fans of good looking logo’s, and occasionally – design folks like to make statements about large corporations and comment on their business practices. Take a lo..
Some of the best logo’s in the world are made of ticks and fruit. But perhaps the most important aspect to a good logo and branding strategy is your design language and presentat..
At Creative Curiosity we like to keep up with the current design trends so here are the top ten we have noticed are building in 2014.