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Yup, it's that time again to fully appreciate all the wonderful resources that have been put online in the graphic design world. We start with one of my favorite artists namely Tycho with an 'ask me anything'. One of the designers that had a huge impact is without a doubt Dieter Rams. In this edition you'll also learn how create a rusty sign. I personally enjoyed this article that describe 'The History of Clarus the Dogcow', Apple's famous dogcow designed by Susan Kare. If you ever wondered how to create isometric illustrations, your answer is in here. I also share some great logos that

Hello it's Tycho, Ask Me Anything!

Hello it's Tycho, Ask Me Anything!

Not on the easiest site but it's so interesting I want it shared anyway. Especially since the creative process and material is being discussed among others.

Dieter Rams Designed one of Gillette's Most Successful Razors

Dieter Rams Designed one of Gillette's Most Successful Razors

Great piece about Dieter Rams, best known for the products he created at Braun. Overall great reminder of timeless design principles.

Felons Brewing Co

Felons Brewing Co

Beautiful branding and packaging design for this Brisbane, Australia based microbrewery. Love the color palette, subtle patterns and label illustration. Make sure to scroll all the way down to see it all.

How to Make Great Isometric Illustrations by the Simplest Way

How to Make Great Isometric Illustrations by the Simplest Way

The most effective tools for working with isometric illustrations and secrets how to make illustrations much better. There's a coupon at the end to follow his course for free. You only need to signup to Udemy.

How to Make a Carbon Fiber Pattern in Illustrator

How to Make a Carbon Fiber Pattern in Illustrator

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a carbon fiber pattern in Illustrator, setting up a grid and using basic tools and blending techniques along with a set of blends etc.

Cidre du Québec Logo Redesign

Cidre du Québec Logo Redesign

Simple beautiful label logo. Love the playful graphics and bright color palette in this rebranding design. Make sure to check out the animation, business cards, posters and tote bags.

Screenfonts#4: Seeing More

Screenfonts#4: Seeing More

The fourth ScreenFonts episode by Yves Peters is up. Always a fun exercise dissecting the graphic design of those movie poster designs and discovering all the typography secrets.

How to Make a Herringbone Pattern in Illustrator

How to Make a Herringbone Pattern in Illustrator

Patterns are such a nice asset in design box. In this tutorial Monika Zagrobelna shows you how to create a herringbone pattern, how to make it seamless, and how to save it as an Illustrator pattern.

Canary Logo Design

Canary Logo Design

Beautiful brand identity design for this Calgary based zero-waste retail market and refillery. Love the charming bird icon created in this single one weight stroke style, the serf typeface used, and the overall inviting style.

Design Critiques at Figma

Design Critiques at Figma

In this article Design Manager Noah Levin, shares how they use critiques at Figma, and how they worked together as a team to turn them into meetings they all enjoy, rather than fear.

How to Make an Illustrator Chevron Pattern

How to Make an Illustrator Chevron Pattern

In this tutorial you'll learn to make a seamless chevron pattern. The process is pretty straightforward, and after you try it once, you'll fully understand how to create a repeating pattern in Illustrator.

Wind Logo Redesign

Wind Logo Redesign

Beautiful rebranding for Wind Mobility, a “micro-mobility share company” who recently unveiled its third-generation scooter. Love the way the logo is placed on the scooter. I'm sure its vibrant look wil be noticeable on the streets.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Vintage Rusty Metal Sign.

If you like those vintage automotive signs you'll love this video tutorial. You'll be using Illustrator and Photoshop to create this.

The History of Clarus the Dogcow

Younger people will have no idea what this is about but I encourage you to go look. It's about Apple's famous dogcow that saw its birth with the original Macintosh and was designed by Susan Kare.

The Ultimate Guide to Basic Typography

Laura Keung has written this comprehensive guide to understanding typography. A great refresher or starting point.

How Do You Know When a Typeface is Truly Finished?

Some background on the typeface Mallory created by Tobias Frere-Jones in 2015 that now was re-released.

Help Scout Brand Guidelines

I always like to browse brand guidelines for inspiration and to learn from, especially if they are nicely executed.

Designing Dark Mode

In this article Microsoft Design shares how they are crafting Dark Mode experiences across Microsoft 365 that adapt to your daily flow.

Inspired Design Decisions: Alexey Brodovitch

In this fourth instalment of Inspired Design Decisions, Andy Clarke will teach you about Alexey Brodovitch, one of the most influential art directors of the twentieth century. In this article, you’ll learn how scattering images will fill your designs with movement. Andy will teach you how to mirror pictures and text, and how to carve text into shapes using CSS Shapes.

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