TPN founder Martin Lorenz releases stunning new book for designers on flexible visual systems

It’s been a book over two decades in the making, a comprehensive design manual for modern visual identities. Now Martin Lorenz, founder of acclaimed studio TwoPoints.Net, has launched his much-anticipated title, offering guidance on flexible systems to discerning graphic designers everywhere. The idea for Flexible Visual Systems first came about in 2001 when Martin graduated… Continue reading TPN founder Martin Lorenz releases stunning new book for designers on flexible visual systems

100 essential free resources for graphic designers in 2022

Image licensed via Adobe Stock / By Tashka2000 Following two years of pandemic-busting disruption, many of us will be feeling the pinch. If you’re a graphic designer running your own business, then you’ll want to save every penny you can over the next 12 months. To help, we’ve pulled together an essential guide to the… Continue reading 100 essential free resources for graphic designers in 2022

Five must-try tips for slaying your creative demons

Image licensed via Adobe Stock Generating great ideas is central to working in a creative profession, and Richard Holman knows all about that. He spent the first two decades of 20 years of his career creating advertising and design for TV channels and now devotes his time to helping others have better ideas themselves. That… Continue reading Five must-try tips for slaying your creative demons

How to incorporate elements of nature in your designs

These days, if you want to engage people with your design work, incorporating nature elements is a good route to explore. As societies around the world emerge from lockdowns, we’ve all been craving the great outdoors like never before. Add to that the new attention we’re paying to issues such as the environment, sustainability and… Continue reading How to incorporate elements of nature in your designs

Marcos Farina’s latest stunning picture book explores our connection with the animal kingdom

Argentinian graphic designer and illustrator Marcos Farina has returned to the world of picture books with The Animal Show. Written by Maria-Elisabeth Niebius, the book aims to help very young children develop an awareness of the animal kingdom. Released by Little Gestalten, a publishing company that operates under the ethos that you should not give… Continue reading Marcos Farina’s latest stunning picture book explores our connection with the animal kingdom

The New Yorker art director Alexandra Zsigmond on experimenting and finding your voice as a creative

Alexandra Zsigmond. Credit: Alex Kronenberg How can the practice of Tamata and its symbolic meaning help us find our creative voice? According to the art director for The New Yorker, Alexandra Zsigmond, the ancient tradition can not only help us better understand who we are but also improve how we express ourselves. It’s something Alexandra… Continue reading The New Yorker art director Alexandra Zsigmond on experimenting and finding your voice as a creative

Winds of Change: Photographs of Devon that consider the future of Britain post-pandemic

From the series, Winds of Change © Samuel Fradley What does Britain look like today, and where is it heading? These are just some of the searching questions photographer Samuel Fradley seeks to answer in his latest series, Winds of Change. It reflects on what he describes as a “difficult and uncertain” period in Britain’s… Continue reading Winds of Change: Photographs of Devon that consider the future of Britain post-pandemic

Nike’s World: Photographs of classic sneakers matched with incredible set design

’80s © Aldo Chacon As any dedicated sneaker fan will know, the things we wear on our feet can become a full-time obsession. LA-based photographer Aldo Chacon has turned his love of fashion into a passion project, Nike’s World, where he designs themed sets and shoots classic designs from various decades. But this goes beyond… Continue reading Nike’s World: Photographs of classic sneakers matched with incredible set design