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12 Charming Hand Lettered Quotes by Neil Tony Porter

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Neil Tony Porter is a Hand Letterer and Graphic Designer from London. He helps build magical brands at the entertainment company Mind Candy. Neil has a passion for children’s branding, typography, and visual story. He recently contacted me to show me his hand lettered quotes and I was flabbergasted.

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30 Must-Have Fonts for 2015

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To some people, typography may seem like a small thing. But when you’re serious about your aesthetic appearance, typography has a great impact on what you’re spelling out with your words. Typography is the style or appearance of any printed matter and the fonts you choose have an impact on the message you are sending.

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35 Clean Examples of Logo Marks

A logomark is an indetifying mark or symbol that doesn’t contain the business name. For example think of Mcdonald’s golden arches or Nike’s swoosh. Starting to get the picture?

Companies use logomarks because they’re memorable, instantaneously recognizable, and are clear when reproduced in small sizes. In nature they’re not complicated, which makes them very compelling for your subconscious brain to remember. Logomarks are also less direct, meaning that they leave room for broader interpretation or your company/organization. They should however represent your company’s vision, culture, and value proposition.

Today we collected some beautiful examples of logomarks to inspire you. So if you’re in the process of designing a logomark yourself, this visual showcase is bound to help you get some ideas flowing. Enjoy!

Whaley Logo by Gert van Duinen

Whaley Logo by Gert van Duinen

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Say It with Style: 25 Sexy Hand Lettered Logo Designs

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What could be more beautiful than a hand-written letter? It’s organic, sexy and personalized. Letters present you a unique opportunity to go crazy and creative since they can be easily shaped, fashioned and linked to one another. The fascinating magic of letters is that you can curve, lengthen and accord them in whichever way you like, in whatever representation or symbolism you want to impart. This is precisely the reason hand-lettered logo designs never go out of style.

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20 Simple Secrets to Taking Better Photos

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Whether you are using an expensive camera, which does not guarantee good pictures, or using your camera on your phone, there are a few things you should keep in mind when taking pictures. To take good pictures you do not need to be a professional either. It is all in how you view the world and the things in it. It is the moments that make pictures great! As a general rule there are 20 guidelines you should follow that can change the way you picture the world right away.

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20 Incredible Photos Taken With an iPhone 6

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Do you dream of taking beautiful photos but sadly do not have the cash for high-end DLSR cameras? If that is the case, there is no need to worry since all you really need to be able to take some gorgeous photos is a mobile phone with a good camera, some handy mobile photography tips, and a collection of photos that can serve as your inspiration.

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Healthy Living: Top 5 Standing Desks

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When people get to work, they usually change, commute, and when they reach their offices, they pull out their chairs and sit down so they can get to work on their desks. This is a common picture in the office and has been happening for several decades or even hundreds of years now. But according to health experts, this scenario must change. You might wonder what is so wrong with this picture and it is not the commuting, rather, it is the very act of sitting down for hours in front of a desk that is detrimental to your health.

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33 Abstract and Unique Sculptures You Probably Haven’t Seen

Triagles by James Nizam

Triagles by James Nizam

Until recent centuries, sculptures were usually an expression of religion or politics. You would find most of them displayed in public parks and other places of interest. These works of art usually represented, and still do, distinguished individuals who have made significat contributions to a country, state, city, or local town. Today however they’re much more than that.

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25 Incredible Fan-Made Interstellar Posters

Poster by Amanda Mocci

Poster by Amanda Mocci

Christopher Nolan did it again. If you’re looking for a movie that’s smart, cleverly-done, will make you think and blow your mind, watch Interstellar. The incredible film starred Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow and Mackenzie Foy. The film is a brainchild of the Nolan brothers – Christopher and Jonathan Nolan. They co-wrote the final script based on an original script Jonathan wrote in 2007. The film is inspired by Kip Thorne who is a theoretical physicist who eventually became the film consultant. The film is a box-office success, grossing $621.8 million.

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The Best Pieces of Advice Every Designer Needs to Know

For budding designers or newbies, one advice from a pro can change the course of their careers. Producing ideas isn’t normally the problem – designers, newbie or seasoned, have plenty of that. Usually, it’s the self-doubt that creeps in, second-guessing if what you have in mind is the best thing that you can come up with. Below is a compilation of the best tips and pieces of advice to help designers deal with the joy of the art and the demands of the job.

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Don’t beat yourself up if your first attempt of a design is a failure. No one gets it right the first time. Perfection requires practice and patience.

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30 Cool Vintage Travel Posters

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The words “retro” and “vintage” are making another timely appearance in the art world. To be retro means to be derivative of past influences. Retro art and design are typically inspired by nostalgia for trends, fashions or styles of the recent past. Vintage generally refers to developments within the last fifteen to twenty years, or older.

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30 Artistic Minimal Movie Poster Designs

When you think of minimal, the first thing that comes to your mind is less. Designers and art lovers admire and appreciate minimalism, because it eliminates all non-essential forms, features, and concepts by leaving you with the most necessary elements needed to get a specific point across. Einstein said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Well, he was definitely on to something.

Today we gathered thirty minimal movie posters for your inspiration. Most of the posters below require some knowledge about the movie at hand. If you’ve seen the movie, then you can easily relate. If you haven’t, then it’s a bit harder to comprehend the message the poster is trying to get across.

If you’re a movie nerd or a fellow cinephile, you’re bound to enjoy this showcase. Every single poster is linked to its original source. We hope this collection will encourage you to create a minimal poster for your favorite movie. Enjoy!

The Avengers by Amogh

The Avengers by Amogh

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Top 5 Wireless Keyboards for People on The Go

With the rise of tablets and smartphones, having a go everywhere keyboard is becoming more common. Instead of wasting your time trying to type on the on on-screen keyboard, why not have a small, portable, and wireless keyboard that can come along with you?

Below you will find 6 awesome bluetooth keyboards to make your life much easier when you’re on the go.

1. Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch K811 Keyboard

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The Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch K811 Keyboard is very beneficial for people on the go. The easy switch technology allows users to switch from one device to another with the push of a button. With brightly lightened backlit keys, you can type on the grow regardless of time of day or brightness of your light source. On the go users will be pleased to know that the device uses no batteries and you won’t have to tote a pack of batteries along on your trip.

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40 Gorgeous Examples of Industrial Design

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Industrial designers are always hard at work figuring out ways to perfectly put form and function together. They put sweat and tears into products which help make our lives easier and more practical.

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25 Restaurant Business Cards Designs

Even though it might seem old school, having business cards to promote your restaurant or cafe is still important. Before customers step outside the door, you should have some easily accessible business cards for them to take. Remember to include the essentials like your name, address, phone number, email, website, and working hours. Below you will find twenty-five simple, clean, and beautiful restaurant based business card designs. We hope they’ll bring some useful inspiration to you during the design process. Good luck!

Wasabi Business Cards

Wasabi Business Cards

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