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40 best creative podcasts to liven up your day

2020-06-02T12:04:23+02:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The creative industries are ever-changing, and it can be challenging to keep up which developments demand your attention and which can be safely ignored. Podcasts can be a great way to filter out the noise and help you focus on what's important. Featuring key voices from design, illustration and other disciplines from all over the [...]

Photographs by Peter Mitchell that show the ‘brisk’ transformation of Leeds since the 1970s

2020-06-01T12:05:50+02:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

If you want to take a closer look at Leeds and the rapid changes it's gone through over the past few decades, then Peter Mitchell's series, Early Sunday Morning, reveals the many layers of the city's social and urban history. Brought together for a new book of the same title, the colour photographs feature hundred-year-old [...]

Indigo Design Award 2020 winners all push the creative envelope

2020-06-01T12:04:43+02:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Indigo Design Award promotes creativity from around the world, highlighting projects that are unique in graphic design, digital, mobile and game design. With an international judging panel of 48 leading creatives – including Pip Jamieson, Founder of The Dots, logo and identity specialist Jeroen van Eerden, and entrepreneur and software engineer Tracy Chou – [...]

Rick Banks on unexpected routes to success, Football Type 2, and what must change in the design industry

2020-05-30T12:00:15+02:00May 30th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Describing himself as a graphic designer, typographer, publisher, and "proud Northerner", Rick Banks is one of the co-founders of Face37, a design studio that he runs with his wife Annabel in Manchester. Alongside winning a ton of awards, and having his work published internationally and exhibited in the London Design Museum and Ginza Graphic Gallery [...]

11 lessons from those who’ve made it on how to become a great motion designer

2020-05-29T12:06:16+02:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Across the creative industries, motion design is one of the most in-demand skills right now. So if you're a designer or illustrator who wants to broaden your horizons, work on cool projects and boost your salary significantly, it's a great area to get into. Learning motion design is made easy with Created, which offers a [...]

OMSE creates an identity for a sustainable packaging company that literally decomposes

2020-05-29T12:05:14+02:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

When London studio OMSE got the call to create an identity for Grounded, a sustainable packaging company that aims to help businesses "leave nothing behind", they decided to make it, well, dissolve. It's a clever take on Grounded's strategy, one that is based on the circular economy and whose products are fully customisable and pricing [...]

Polaroid partners with Ridley Scott for a campaign that captures the mood of the world

2020-05-29T12:04:46+02:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

With so many of us appreciating those "small moments" more than ever before, Polaroid 's latest campaign couldn't be more timely. Created in collaboration with Ridley Scott Creative Group, the spot celebrates our authentic human experiences and the magic of capturing them on a real-life, physical Polaroid photo. It's part of a series of films [...]

A film by Mike Goldwater that shows the huge impact of Covid-19 on London

2020-05-29T12:04:17+02:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Award-winning photographer Mike Goldwater is used to a much busier London when he goes out on his shoots, documenting chance moments of intimacy and humour. His recent book, London Underground, is a typical example of his beautiful work. But with the capital on lockdown, he decided to create a short film throughout April during his [...]