Archive for November, 2015


Star Wars Vector Art Exhibit of Orlando Arocena

@ 6:41 PM on November 30, 2015

In advance of a major Star Wars–themed art exhibit, at the Hero Festival in Marseille, France (November 7 and 8, with a second showing December 3 through 15), Orlando shared some of his popular Star Wars tribute images with us, as well as giving us a first look at some new Star Wars work.

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10 Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs

@ 3:40 PM on November 30, 2015

Typography is more than just picking a font and a point size from some drop-down menus on your computer.Tags: Typography fonts design


20 Gifts for Graphic Designers

@ 2:25 PM on November 30, 2015

It’s that time again! Food and family and finding the perfect presents. Whether you’re trying to win the heart of a graphic designer in your life, or just browsing the web for gifts to give yourself, we’ve got you covered. *Drumroll* It’s HOW’s list of Gifts for Graphic Designers: 2015 edition. We’ve collected just a few of our favorite design-related gifts for this year so you can avoid long lines at the ever-dreaded shopping mall.

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Investing in Design and Why Design Matters More Than Ever to the Enterprise

@ 12:57 PM on November 30, 2015

Most people respond instantly and unconsciously to designs they like, so organizations can’t escape the importance of the role of design. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about marketing for things we use every day or influencing people’s decision about where they will spend their well-deserved vacation.

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100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

@ 12:51 PM on November 30, 2015

Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. We spent co…


Turn Drab Text Into an Amazing Design Using This Simple USB Vector Text Effect

@ 10:05 AM on November 30, 2015

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a wire pattern brush and how to use it to create a nice USB vector text effect in Adobe Illustrator.Tags: Vector Illustrator


Which Pantone color are you? I got Tardis Blue 2955 C.

@ 4:58 PM on November 25, 2015

Let’s face it. The Pantone colors are very precise. You know exactly what you’re dealing with. However, personalities are much more complex. You might be sure you’ll be linked to a shade of red but your perfect match could be a bright purple. So take …


Battle for the promised land in customer experience

@ 4:21 PM on November 25, 2015

Content marketing is where it’s at, with 300 percent more leads and 600–700 percent more conversions. But where are things going from here? The answer is customer experience. We are on the bleeding edge of a new era, and it’s a battlefield out there!

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How To Create an Instagram Style Vintage Photo Filter in Photoshop

@ 3:17 PM on November 25, 2015

This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating Instagram-esque vintage photo filters in Photoshop, by learning these simple steps you will be able to craft your own unique effects with unlimited possibilities.Tags: Photoshop


Aim to Be the Rock Star While Interning or Working Entry Level Jobs

@ 3:06 PM on November 25, 2015

By the last day of your internship, your boss should be begging for you to stay. She should be saying things like, “What are we going to do without you?” That is a lasting impression. That is a reference nailed.