How to Improve Your Graphic Design Skills (Infographic)

If you are a graphic designer or pursuing a career as a graphic designer your life can be quite gratifying. But you need to work hard to keep your design skills sharp and take your graphic designing skills to the next level. Here is an extremely useful infographic entitled “Graphic Designer’s Road Map” which features information to help you grow as a graphic design expert. This infographic by SmartPress suggest a few ways you can keep your graphic design career on track:

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The Future of Business Cards

For all those who are completely fed up of LinkedIn, and those who dislike the limitations that the traditional paper business cards impose, there is some good news for you. The Future of Business cards is here! Swivelcards bring the best of both worlds, although these smart cards are partly paper, the bottom third folds into a USB stick, which can be used to store your resume, web portfolio and other job-hunting items.

The cards currently come in eight different designs varying from utilitarian gray to colourful and expressive. The company has created a prototype and launched a Kickstarter campaign to add analytics capabilities to the cards. Once these cards are officially launched, the cards will be sold at 200 for $319. The cards will begin shipping out to supporters in October 2014 on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 


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Acer’s Selfie Hat Takes Wearables to The Next Level

Hats off to Acer, and I mean literally. They just took the selfie tech to a ridiculously new level.

Last Monday, we were blessed with the Selfie Brush, and today the Selfie Greek Gods have delivered once more with the Selfie Hat.

This is the latest wierd development in selfie tech is basically a giant sombrero and holds an Iconia A-1 840 table held by the hats fold-down flap. The tablet is placed on the hat in a manner that allows the wearer to slide it around the brim of the hat for the ideal selfie.
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10 Most Valuable Logo Design Resources

The internet is a beautiful thing, brimming with resources and tutorials for people who wish to learn the art of logo design. However, sometimes with so many choices available to us, it can be confusing and frustrating after a while. So we have picked 10 most valuable Logo Design resources to help you learn and understand the art of Logo design.

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Google's Best Doodles on the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Google’s Best Doodles on the 2014 FIFA World Cup

The FIFA Football World Cup is over and this was Germany’s year. This year’s Football World Cup was full of surprises and heartbreaks. A few cried on their loss and a few partied all night long on their victory. However, Google Doodles were one of the highlights throughout the world cup. Google celebrated the FIFA world cup with 63 unique doodles that represented events in the tournament like the opening ceremony to a doodle dedicated to Miroslav Klose’s record-breaking goal.

We have collected some of the most iconic Google doodles this FIFA World Cup. Please let us know your favorite Doodle this Football season in the Comments section below.

1. Doodle on Brazil & Netherlands’ Elimination
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Classic Minimalist Posters – Rapunzel to The Little Red Riding Hood

I am a lover of children’s books, especially the classic ones with timeless wisdom for grown-ups, and an protagonist of minimalist posters that extract complex stories or ideas in clean graphic elements; I am immeasurably delighted by these hyper-minimalist takes on beloved children’s classics by designer Christian Jackson.

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This Hand Painted Optical Illusion Will Completely Blow Your Mind

This Hand Painted Optical Illusion Will Completely Blow Your Mind

We live in an illusion world, and we now and then come across an optical illusion, but its just not that cool that you would share it. In a recent video uploaded to YouTube, we are shown a hand-painted optical illusion found in Windsor, England.

A 3D portrait of an art gallery that is mind-blowing than the fact that it feels like you are standing inside of the painting while you are looking at it. It is just as brilliant as it sounds.

This has taken illusion art to the next level, given how many award show judges were mesmerized by “Honda’s mind-bending “Illusions” ad from mcgarrybowen, agencies might want to look into the real-world optical awesomeness of reverse perspective.

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Lego Versions of Famous Artworks Are So Great, They're Now Official Ads

Lego Versions of Famous Artworks Are So Great, They’re Now Official Ads

While most great spec projects make the rounds among the Internet’s creative community, but not many see the light of day.

Here is a great elision to that case: Italian designer Marco Sodano received global praise for his creative pixilation of famous paintings remade with Legos. Marco Sadona said” I want to convey the belief that every child with Lego can become great artists like Da Vinci and Vermeer”

The official versions (largely similar but for the word “Imagine” embedded at the top left) were produced by agency Geometry Global in Hong Kong, with Sodano as art director.

Check out the official executions below:

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A Life Saving Bracelet- Boosting The Countrys Blood Donations By-335%

Its every marketer dream to create a marketing campaign that is useful, which accomplishes a noble goal and has a positive result. Here is one marketing campaign which had a major impact on the country’s blood donations.

Y&R Moscow recently partnered with Azerbaijani cellular network Nar Mobile to create a wearable device called Donor Cable, which lets one smartphone owner easily donate power to another using the cable. The device is a bracelet, inscribed with the message, “Donate energy to save a phone, and donate blood to save a life.”

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Azerbaijan has the world’s highest number of children born with blood disorder Thalassemia. Children born with this particular disorder of the blood, require extensive blood transfusions. The biggest challenge the country was facing was lack of blood donations.

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