Today we launched our fourth book, Intercom on Jobs-to-be-Done. It draws together some of the most valuable lessons we’ve learned from applying the Jobs-to-be-Done framework to our product, design and marketing over the past few years. Show More Summary
This week we interview Nelson Wissar, the proprietor and art director at Zeppelin Animation Studio. Nelson’s long career has gifted him with a rich and unparalleled portfolio. We feature some...
Relighting is a post-production technique that takes a base image and alters the appearance of the lighting sources, or even adds the appearance of new lighting sources altogether, to improve the image. Sometimes the light in a photograph...Show More Summary
Andy Budd is a leading voice in the UX design community. He co-founded the influential Brighton, England digital product and service design agency, Clearleft, more than a decade ago. Out of the office, Andy continues to push his craft...Show More Summary
Starting out on your own as a freelancer is exciting. You’re making your talents available to the world, and are ready to make your mark. While this career path can be very rewarding (monetarily and otherwise), it’s not all kittens and unicorns. There are going to be challenges and days when you wonder why you […]
Building a brand online is a different task to traditional brand building. Of course it won’t hurt to combine the offline and online marketing techniques, and indeed for best results, you should do that. Too many times clients think that all they need to do is have a website made for them and then they […]
Save time photo editing with presets in Adobe Lightroom. Here are resources on how to make the most of it, plus an exclusive Just Creative discount. Read More
Actions are an tool in Adobe Photoshop for automating repetitive steps and adding consistency to your workflow. With a single click of a button you can add multiple layers, transform your image, or do anything else you normally do within...Show More Summary
An excellent take in Gannett's Cherry Hills Courier Post.
What You'll Be Creating We're big fans of the pictures of Man Ray and Edward Weston, so when we saw the solarization effect that they used so well in turn up in Pillowtalk, the latest music video from Zayn (formerly of One Direction), we decided to try and recreate it digitally. Show More Summary
Ever since its official recommendation stage in 2014, HTML5 has taken the Internet by storm. Recently, even Google has been pushing HTML5 implementations in its channels; they announced that they were planning to ditch Flash display ads, and encouraged users to shift their display ads to an HTML5-friendly platform. Show More Summary
The Drop Shadow Effect Ever wondered how you can add more depth to your designs? Well, wonder no more, since in the following moments you'll see how you can do just that using Adobe Illustrator's Drop Shadow effect. You will learn how...Show More Summary
My most popular Photoshop video tutorial on the Spoon Graphics YouTube channel is my guide to creating the trendy Double Exposure effect, where two photographs are blended into one image to create a surreal picture. I’ve since noticed...Show More Summary
I was recently interviewed for an international design magazine but unfortunately it was not published so I'm sharing my answers here. Topics discussed include freelancing, finding clients, pricing, marketing and general advice. Enjoy! Read More
Prototyping, as a concept, has been around since before the Internet. Typically, people developing a new physical product would first build the thing, and make sure that it worked as intended. The first version would be patented, perhaps, and shown to potential investors. If the inventor had access to their own means of manufacture (if […]
For this article in the international artist series we turn to Sweden, featuring six illustrators and designers who create fantastic work. I asked each artist how their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered fantastic answers. Show More Summary
Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special airs tonight at 10 p.m. on CBS.
It's the end of the week, it's time for the Weekly Roundup where we curated our most interesting, inspiring and innovating news of the week. Time to sit back, see what you've missed and gear up for the shining new week. If you do have...Show More Summary
The evidence Professor Patrick Minford CBE gives to a Parliamentary select committee outlines the strongest case I’ve seen for choosing which way to vote.
“If you’re looking for a first project, start with a problem that you’re facing — turn inward and identify a few pain points in your life.” Brynn Evans is the type of person who everyone instantly likes. She’s personable, articulate, and has a mission-driven ethos about her work and life. Show More Summary