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Topic: Design

These Pun-Heavy Posters About Graphic Design Will Make Creatives Chuckle (or Groan) Sara Heffernen's fun, hokey series

Sara Heffernen's "Graphic Design Pun Cards" make gentle sport of designers' compulsive, perfectionist tendencies, while being dad-jokey enough to elicit groans from the rest of us. Having said that, "Bad Kerning…

January 26, 2015, 1:07 PM EST

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

December 18, 2014, 12:32 PM EST

The Hidden Meanings and Inspirations Behind Instagram's 5 New Photo Filters The first styles added since 2012

Instagram unveiled its first new filters in more than two years today, giving phone photographers five more styles to select from when editing their pics. Filters are the hallmark of Instagram,…

December 16, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

This Hipster Business Name Generator Is About to Become Your New Obsession An overused look becomes fun fodder to sell domains

Forget all those sites that randomly generate band names, stripper names and hobbit names. This one could make you rich, my friends. Brooklyn rich! The Hipster Business Name Generator creates a…

November 20, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

This Brilliantly Designed Alarm Clock Wakes You by Brewing a Cup of Coffee And looks damn good doing it

Tired of being awoken by talk radio or the dulcet default chimes of your smartphone? Maybe you'd like a nice cup of Ethiopia Yirgacheffe instead? The Barisieur is here to help.…

September 16, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

Meet the Hero Designer Who Publicly Shamed Showtime for Asking Him to Work for Free How Dan Cassaro's tweet became a rallying cry

When Showtime invited Dan Cassaro to join a design "contest" he felt amounted to milking professionals for free work, he let the network—and the world—know how he felt about it. The…

August 19, 2014, 12:39 PM EDT

Famous Children's Characters Are Just as Recognizable in Pantone Posters Y&R Shanghai shows the personality in each swatch

Because designers never get tired of minimalist poster projects and Pantone-themed stuff, let us present to you the ultimate mashup: Y&R Shanghai's minimalist Pantone posters. Each one features the eyes of…

July 23, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

McDonald's Mascot 'Happy' Becomes Even More Terrifying in Horror Poster Contest Fear the teeth

Turns out we weren't the only ones that found McDonald's newest Happy Meal mascot, "Happy," just a tad on the frightening side. Online marketplace DesignCrowd challenged its graphic design community to…

June 3, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

Lego Versions of Famous Artworks Are So Great, They're Now Official Ads Spec project attracts agency's attention

When most great spec projects make the rounds among the Internet's creative community, it's assumed the work will never see the light of day. Here's a notable, wonderful exception. Late last…

May 29, 2014, 12:07 PM EDT

Barista Gorgeously Customizes His Customers' Cups at U.K. Starbucks Artist spends 40 hours on each

Artist and barista Gabriel Nkweti Lafitte, who works at the Starbucks across from the British Museum in London, has been taking some pretty awesome liberties with the chain's "name on…

May 20, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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