Follow Patrick Branigan on Twitter @pbranigan | patrickbranigan.com | fourfifthsdesign.com In September of 2007, I chose to engage in a four year art program at the University at Buffalo’s Department of Visual Studies. My hope was that my interest in graphic design would lead me on a path far from the arid and repetitive routine [...]
Craig Baldwin writes a helpful column here at Inspired Mag were he organizes and posts the best design inspiration to be found on the web. His posts are great for designers looking for an extra boost. But without offline inspiration, you risk to narrow your vision of creativity. Lately, it’s started to become forgotten that your designs can be inspired not just by the work of others, but by your surroundings and the objects around you.
Many things have been written about the millennial generation. They have been labeled everything from entitled slackers to tech savvy, new media socialites. They are highly creative but easily distracted, media savvy yet brand receptive. No other demographic is primed for the web like the millennial generation, and no other generation has influenced it more. Oh, and they like to share.
You may or may not know it, but youâ€™re a designer. Weâ€™re all designers. Because at its core, design is simply creating a way to do something. Itâ€™s true, some people are more adept at this than others (and thank goodness for that). But, if you stop to think about all the things that are [...]
This is a guest post by Tiago Veloso from Visual Loop – a non-stop stream of Infographics, Maps, Charts and many other Visualization Goodies, with lots of new posts everyday. User submissions are always welcome, opened to artists and designers from all over the world.. A mix of tradition, paganism and lots of fun, both [...]
I have a passion for creative thinking. The process of discovering a new approach to solving problems of any kind is challenging and invigorating. My latest endeavor of designing the album artwork for the “TECHNICOLOR EP” was no different. Here’s a step-by-step look into my creative process.