Inspiration & More

Can You Find The Words in This Sign?

Winslow Old Wall

Old wall signs are a glimpse into the background of the companies that once occupied those old buildings. You see them all the time in many areas and many photographers take pictures of these buildings, but have no idea about the business that was inside. Demolition is removing a lot of them, so their history is slowly disappearing. One artist …

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Don’t Search for Typefaces or Paste Copy

Mimo

From the headline you are probably wondering what I am writing about. I have been around for a while in the design/advertising industry and seen some very cool new tools for designers. ColorMunki to calibrate is one of them and there are others I can’t think of at the moment that make design work easier and quicker. Anyway this is …

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Warning…How Do You Really Think as a Designer?

TCT-Inside-the-mind-poster

A while ago we did a medical study of a designer’s brain (our John’s in particular) and found some amazing parts. What we thought was steam coming out of his ears after some brainstorming sessions was just that…steam! We decided to take the parts and break them down with the help of a world renown neurosurgeon (she wanted to keep …

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Wow! Easily Create Your Own Font

Creative Tablet Light Bulb

How many times have you wanted to create a font that fit your personality? How about one in your handwriting? Or just create a weird one? Now you can and it is very simple. How? With My Handwriting Font Creator. Add your handwriting to emails, blog posts or anything. Have you ever wanted to add your signature to an email …

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List of 109 Absolutely Free Photo Sites

TCT Camera Vector

The one thing we learned when creating design materials is the need to find some good or great images. Searching the web is time-consuming, so we put together a list of the site that had free (a tiny percent have both free and pay and are indicated) to help make the search easier. Now we keep the 109 Photo Sites …

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700 Awesome Business Card Designs

Business card design

  The one thing that gets us going creative is logo and business card designs. Who in the design field doesn’t love creating them? The designs can be simple or complicated depending on the client, freelancing pricing and their business. But no matter what you design it needs to attract attention, but not just for the moment it is handed …

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9 Artists For Creative Inspiration

Creative Tablet Light Bulb

We like looking through websites to find creative artists that can give us inspiration and we found 9 of them on Behance. Of course Behance has a lot more of them, but we can’t fit them all, so we chose these few. You will probably get some design inspiration from one or the other, but hopefully they will give you …

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6 Illustrations To Get You Thinking…Really Thinking

PK1

I came across some illustrations that made me stop and think about what I was seeing. Each one has the same creative artistic technique, but all have a different message that makes you look twice and think about what you are seeing. Some of them I have to admit made me not want to think any further and pass them …

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