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What Famous Logos Would Look Like If They Used The Products They Represent

Posted By fershid 1625 days ago on Design - What would brand logos look like if they used or consumed the products they represent? Italian industrial product designer Marco Schembri answers the question in this amusing project here.

10 Things That Make Every Designer Panic

Posted By fershid 1751 days ago on Design - With Halloween around the corner, Creative Market has created a series of funny posters titled ‘Designer Fears’. From software bugs to irrational clients, the list covers common phobias that give sleepless nights to every designer. Check them out here.

IKEA Turned Children’s Drawings Into Real Soft Toys To Raise Money For Charity

Posted By fershid 1741 days ago on Advertising - As part of its ‘Soft Toys for Education’ campaign, IKEA donates one dollar/euro for every soft toy sold in participating stores in November and December every year. The donations go to UNICEF, Save the Children and various other educational projects.

This year, IKEA decided to turn to their target audience for ideas and held a global drawing competition for kids. 10 winners were chosen and their drawings were converted into real soft toys. Check them out here.

Turn Your Phone Into A Lightsaber With This Mind-Blowing Google Chrome Experiment

Posted By fershid 1695 days ago on Marketing - Google, in collaboration with Disney, has come up with an epic Chrome Experiment to promote the latest Star Wars movie The Force Awakens. The company launched Lightsaber Escape, a website that lets you use your smartphone as a lightsaber so you can battle Stormtroopers in your computer’s browser. It’s a cool, engaging experience, even if you aren’t a Star Wars fan. Just follow the three simple steps given here.

‘Your Beautiful Eyes’ – Amazing Close-Up Photos Of Human Eyes By Suren Manvelyan

Posted By fershid 1683 days ago on Photography - ‘Your Beautiful Eyes’ is a fascinating photo series by Armenian photographer Suren Manvelyan. Using macro photography, Suren captures extreme close-up shots of the human eye, that makes them look mystical and ethereal. His eye-popping work (excuse the pun) has been featured in leading publications and this project is currently the most viewed project and the second most liked project of all time on Behance. Check it out here.

15 Images That Show Why Letter-Spacing Is Important

Posted By fershid 1673 days ago on Design - Ever wondered why good designers focus so much on kerning, i.e. adjusting the spacing between characters in a piece of text? These 15 epic images show you why letter-spacing is important not just in logos and graphic design, but also in everyday handwriting. Check them out here.

Designer Creates Adorable Alphabetical Series Of Dog Breeds From A To Z

Posted By fershid 1610 days ago on Design - Romanian designer Andrei Clompos recently bought a Beagle. He took a few portrait shots of the little fella and was playing around with the images when he came up with an interesting idea for a project – an informative alphabetical series of dog breeds using their images and typography. How did it go? Check it out here.

Epic Prank By Heineken Reminds You To Never Let Your Friends Down On Game Night

Posted By fershid 1606 days ago on Advertising - Mauro, Marco, Federico and Simone are four best friends who always watch the Champions League matches together at Mauro’s place. When Simone gets a VIP ticket for Roma vs Real Madrid, he guiltily decides to watch the match at the stadium instead of with his friends. He ignores their calls and takes his seat at the venue. What happens next is pure awesome, watch here.

Watch This Artist Create Beautiful Calligraphy Using Different Pens And Techniques

Posted By fershid 1600 days ago on Art - Designer, calligrapher and stationery enthusiast King Blotto III creates short videos of beautiful calligraphy that are an absolute delight to watch. Using all sorts of fountain pens, Blotto weaves his magical strokes on a blank piece of paper, creating gorgeous calligraphy that leaves you mesmerized. Check it out here.

24 Useful Design Tips That'll Help You Create A Better Logo

Posted By fershid 1549 days ago on Design - Most small scale businesses on modest design budgets end up with amateurish logos that use stock art, are overly complex or follow trends that look outdated in a year. No use blaming the cheap freelancer, the owners themselves don’t know what they want.

To make life easier for everyone, DesignMantic has put together a series of no-nonsense logo design tips for small and medium-sized businesses. They’ve covered some handy points related to relevance, scalability, trends and more. Though targeted primarily at SMBs, most of these tips hold true for any brand or business, no matter what the scale. Check them out here.