HOW TO BE CREATIVE

Creativity has always been essential for our cultural growth, but there are still many misconceptions about this elusive process. Not the left-brain/right-brain binary that we've come to believe, being creative...

FRUGAL HABITS OF THE SUPER RICH

What would your weekly supermarket run look like if you had a billion in the bank? For oil magnate T. Boone Pickens, grocery shopping is less extravagant than you might expect: composing a strict shopping list ...

AWAKEN AKIRA

Awaken Akira was created by two friends, Ash Thorp and Zaoeyo (XiaoLin Zeng), who wanted to collaborate on a tribute to the iconic anime, Akira, by Katsuhiro Otomo. "It’s creation took over a year, as we had t...

THE AMAZING WAYS COLOR CAN ALTER YOUR MIND

Whether you’re a painter, a fashion designer, or just painting a bathroom, you’ll know the importance of color and the effect it can have on our minds and moods. This infographic from Vanessa Arbuthnott digs in...

FOCUS ON DESIGN: Typography Design & Art Direction

What makes for good type, layout and design? How can you art direct a designer when it comes to typography. Are there any examples or tutorials on critiquing typography for something with a lot of type? With th...

QUIAPO FREE Font by Aaron Amar

Quiapo Free is a brush typeface dedicated to the Filipino Sign makers, Jeepney drivers, and the daily commuters in the streets of Metro Manila and anywhere in the Philippines. Quiapo Free was inspired by most o...

SCARED STRAIGHT Out Of Advertising

Toronto based agency Zulu Alpha Kilo made the most terrifying (and hilarious) recruiting video, called Scared Straight Out of Advertising. Geared towards wide-eyed ad students entering the work force, this hila...

10 Tips For Designing Effective Visual Communication

When designing visual content, it's sometimes tempting to just get it out the door, but it's important to remember the basics of good design. These 10 tips for designing effective visual communication will help...