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What You Can Learn from The Best-Selling Package and Label Designs

Inside & Outside the Box: 20+ of Our Favorite Package Designs

Published: May 27. at 8:50 am

Consumers and companies alike experience the effect that good product packaging can have on a regular basis. The secret to effective product packing? Talented and experienced designers who understand the key factors that packages and labels must include.

Top 15 House And EDM Music Festival Visual Identities And What They All Have In Common

Top 15 House And EDM Music Festival Visual Identities And What They All Have In Common

Published: May 14. at 6:00 pm

Music festivals are one of the most amazing ways to bring people together. The epic lineups, awesome beats, like-minded people, and atmosphere are what it’s all about. But when you’re a designer going to a music festival, your trained eye will also observe things like compelling branding, original design elements, and bright colors. Having a powerful brand identity and showcasing a cohesive image can make a lasting impact.

Why Location Branding Is The New Must In Today's Disrupted Travel Market And The Places That Are Nailing It

Why Location Branding Is The New Must In Today's Disrupted Travel Market And The Places That Are Nailing It

Published: May 14. at 5:00 pm

Place branding digs deep into a place’s uniqueness, aspirations, and values; it creates a compelling identity that will have an impact in various relevant markets. Place branding brings together a place’s offerings, the experience of visiting it, and the locals’ perception of it under the same umbrella, creating an identity and a tangible sense of place.

20+ Marvel Posters with the Best Design

20+ Marvel Posters with the Best Design

Published: April 23. at 11:00 pm

The excitement built by the latest Avengers movie 11 years in the making got us thinking about all the posters put out by Marvel over the years. Here, we’ve compiled 20 Marvel posters we think have awesome designs and laid out exactly why.

The Blog of Ice and Fire

Brands of Thrones: A Blog of Ice and Fire

Published: April 14. at 5:00 pm

With the premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones in action, we decided to take a look at the design and branding of the Great Houses of Westeros. We’ll break down the good, the bad, and the ugly of each house.

How to DIY a Book Cover Design

Published: April 2. at 3:00 am

With the rise of e-books and e-readers, book covers are more important than ever. Here’s a list of 15 tools that can help you DIY your own book cover:

50 Examples of 2019’s Top Trends in Book Cover Design

Published: April 2. at 2:00 am

Book design is critical to the success of a book. We’ve combed through more than 50 book covers to predict the top trends for 2019. Check them out.

Tools That Marketers Without Design Skills Need To Survive

35+ Tools That Marketers Without Design Skills Need To Survive

Published: March 15. at 3:00 am

Check out our list of user-friendly tools for creative, trendy options for professional design regardless of your skill level.

10 Things You Can Learn from These Famous Brand Style Guides

10 Things You Can Learn from These Famous Brand Style Guides

Published: March 15. at 2:00 am

Let’s take a look at 10 current branding trends and brands that are pulling them off well.

10 Banner Designs Tips to Increase Sales

10 Banner Designs Tips to Increase Sales

Published: March 13. at 2:00 am

Good banner ads catch the eye without being overwhelming or annoying and can drive enormous amounts of traffic. Check out the ten tips for good banner designs that will help you increase traffic and sales.

30+ Best Online Tools for Testing Design Skills

30+ Online Tests That Evaluate Design Skills (For Hiring & Self Assessment)

Published: March 1. at 2:00 am

It can be difficult to test design skills in a standard way because designers are unique in their specializations. The available programs can give you a wide spectrum of testing possibilities so that you can receive a complete overlook of skillset. We’ve compiled a list of 30+ of the best online tools for testing design skills and why they are worth looking into if you want to test skills for candidates or yourself.

Fifty Design Blogs to Inspire You

The 50 Most Popular Design Blogs That Will Ignite Your Inner Creativity

Published: February 28. at 2:00 am

Whether you’re a seasoned designer, a newbie just starting out, or a dabbler, design blogs are an excellent source of inspiration and education as well as a great place to keep up on trends and developments in the design world.

50+ Movie Poster Designs From 2019 That Made It to the Academy Awards

50+ Movie Poster Designs From 2019 That Made It to the Academy Awards

Published: February 26. at 2:00 am

Take a look at the 50+ movie posters from 2019 that made it to the Academy Awards, and then read on to learn how they fit in or stand out from movie poster trends.

Designing the Future

Designing the Future | 5 Major Design Events from 2018 and 5 Trends to Follow in 2019

Published: February 7. at 3:00 am

Graphic design, more than ever before, is at the forefront of everything we do. Here’s a look at 5 major design events from 2018 that have implications for the future of design, and 5 design trends to follow in 2019 and beyond.

Collection of 50 Big Companies that changed their logo in 2018

50 Big Brands That Got Major Design Revamp In 2018

Published: February 7. at 2:00 am

Sometimes the logo change is shocking to the public and draws much-desired brand attention, and sometimes, the change is subtle, but purposeful. 2018 was a year for shake-ups, and we’ve compiled a collection of 50 big companies that changed their logo. Check them out here.

25 Creative Brochure Design Ideas That Stand Out

25 Creative Brochure Design Ideas That Stand Out | How to Design a Brochure in 2019

Published: January 22. at 3:00 am

An eternal marketing favorite, brochures have adapted in the digital era to remain a prevalent way to deliver business information, and we've found 25 of the best design ideas to share with you.

50 Design Contest Winners in 2018

50 Design Contest Winners in 2018

Published: January 22. at 2:00 am

We've compiled award-winning designs from 2018 and put them in one place for you to gain inspiration from.

50 Stunning Google Docs Templates To Use For Free In 2019

50 Best Free Google Docs Templates On The Internet In 2019

Published: January 13. at 2:00 am

We’ve scoured the internet to find the best free Google docs templates for resumes,cover letters, brochures, business cards, invoices, magazines and other marketing and business purposes.

50+ Tips and Tools to Create Your Own Banner Ads

Published: December 13. at 3:00 am

Banner advertising continues to play a strong role in the world of online advertising. By understanding how banner ads work and which tools there are to help create them, your brand can ensure positive ad results.

How to Create a Strong Brand Identity - Our Tips, Tricks, and Inspiration

Published: December 13. at 2:00 am

Creating a brand identity is an intimate process that entails understanding your company’s values and outward image. You can learn how to create a strong brand that will stick in consumers’ minds by understanding how top brands did it.

35+ Lesser Known Free Design Tools and Templates that will Make Your Life Easier

35+ Lesser Known Free Design Tools and Templates that Will Make Your Life Easier

Published: December 12. at 3:00 am

These graphic design tools for professional and amateur designers alike serve as major time-savers. See our list of some of the best DIY design tools for all your design needs.