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Creative people around the world are now sharing their art and ideas with videos on the Internet via YouTube. The next time you need some inspiration, or just a pick-me-up, check out these YouTube channels. Some of them may even make you laugh, which is a good thing. 1. Venetian Princess Venetian Princess started her [...]

Color, one of the most overlooked and yet important elements to our every day lives. Because of the makeup of our brains, and the correlations between sight and perception, we are affected on a very deep level by color. Perhaps even more than we are affected by shape, or any other sense in the mind [...]

Despite the odd sounding name, Deviantart is a much loved and well known social networking site for artists and lovers of art around the world. Started in 2000 as a site where amateur and professional artists could share and display their work, the site now boasts over 13 million members and hosts artists working in [...]

Often, all that’s needed to create a killer album cover is unique and inspired typographical elements. There are various examples of both great classic and modern album covers already released by music producers. However, since most people have already viewed these album covers at some point during their lives, it’s often much more interesting to [...]

A picture is worth a thousand words. But when that picture is itself made of words, your mileage may vary. Take the case of type-based infographics. Bad use of type clutters an image; it acts as decoration – yet becomes a roadblock to information transfer. However, good use of type can add an extra layer [...]

Words aren’t just words. Rather, words portray meanings and can stir up every emotion from anger to lust. As such, designers have immense power over their audiences simply with the fonts they select and the manner in which those fonts are used. The following are ten 10 masterfully composed videos that provide perfect examples of [...]

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