Knolling – The Trend That Kills Creativity Here’s what we have noticed recently: knolling. At first, we though it’s just a passing fad, like the mosquito season in summer. But apparently we were wrong. Knolling is on the rise and seems to be here to stay for a while. Therefore, it is our duty to investigate it a bit. - See more at:

Knolling is an annoying habit which could ultimately hurt your creative spirit.

Breathing New Life into Old Books – Brian Dettmer What can you do with an old book, which no longer serves you? You donate it to the poor? Other life sustaining donations would be more welcome. Recycle it? Yes, this is the answer. But there are various ways to recycle a book. You can hand it over to a paper collection company to turn it into pulp and make new paper out of it. - See more at…

Brian Dettmer turns old books into amazing artwork with his cut-out skills.

Online Style: T-shirt Vector Images Redefine Fashion? Do you know how many unique and quirky t-shirts you see in the street are created by their owners using t-shirt vector files? Have you ever stumbled upon a “make your t-shirt” website? Most certainly you did, because this type of business is in full bloom.

More and more people use t-shirt vector images to create their own style and express their personality.

How to Use Negative Space Efficiently – Examples from Famous Logos Everything matters in great design, including negative space. Probably it is one of the most widely ignored technique to make a design piece stand out and continually stir interest and emotions. If you design on a daily basis for simple ads and short-term campaigns, this aspect will not matter very much. Sales and marketing campaigns come and go like the ocean tides.

Negative space can complete a design, make it rich in meaning and timeless in emotional value. These are a few great examples of using it in logo design.

How To Ease Website Visitors’ Frustration with Well Designed 404 Pages - See more at:

404 pages design is not easy - but you can benefit from these inspirational ideas.

Designing a fire safety poster is not very difficult, but it does not mean that we cannot make it as visually appealing as we can. Its purpose is to save lives, and it can accomplish that if it does attract people’s attention and makes them pay attention to it. This tutorial will show you how to create a well designed fire safety poster in Adobe Illustrator - See more at:

Learn how to design a simple and effective fire safety poster with this easy tutorial.

Should Designers Read the Book Before Creating a Cover? - See more at:

Designers debate over reading a book before creating its cover or not.

How to Blend Creativity with Practicality in Brochure Design  Designing for print, though playing second fiddle to web design these days, is still a very lucrative field of work for graphic designers. And, in some ways, it provides more freedom in terms of creativity than web design, because you can always get creative not just with the graphic part, but also with the materials it will be printed…

Design for print brochures is still a very lucrative field of work for graphic designers.