What You'll Be Creating As we continue with our series of effects inspired by music videos, Zayn's Pillow Talk video continues to provide inspiration for fun and creative effects. In this tutorial, we will explore how to create the trippy head tunnel effect seen at the 1:40 mark in the video. 1. Show More Summary
Rolling Stone contributing editor Rob Sheffield's new book, On Bowie, arrives today.
You can achieve very high-quality photo effects without it having to take you days, hours, or your whole work week creating them from scratch. In this article, we showcase a selection of our best photo effect Photoshop actions from Envato...Show More Summary
On Wednesday morning, the folks at Westcott announced their brand new portable, collapsible beauty dish, the 24? Rapid Box Beauty Dish (designed by awesome photographer and beauty dish master, Joel Grimes himself), and just a few hours later we were in the studio doing a live shoot showing how it works. Show More Summary
What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial we'll take a video clip from Envato Market and transform it into a doodle-filled video inspired by Skrillex and Diplo's Where Are Ü Now with Justin Bieber. We'll extract frames from a video clip,...Show More Summary
Gabriel Scanu uses a DJI Phantom III drone to capture some beautiful landscape photography.
Graphic designer Margaret Calvert has been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to typography and road safety.
Carl Burton works primarily with Cinema 4D, Photoshop, and After Effects, spending several hours or even days on a single GIF depending on its complexity.
All For a Few Good Waves is an interesting short documentary that gives a raw glimpse into the life and work of graphic designer David Carson.
A testament to Godfrey Reggio's influence on contemporary motion photography, and the appropriation of his aesthetic by others for commercial means.
Advertisements are everywhere. Consumers have a need and advertisements direct the consumer to the company that has a solution for their need. For years, we have tried in vain to escape advertisements, but aggressive advertisement companies have stepped up their creativity. Show More Summary
The design of a man-made object is only complete when people use it. What happened? Charles Babbage designed the first computer between 1833 and 1871. Then came 1984. The Apple Macintosh computer was invented: the birth of a mass-market PC with a graphical user interface and mouse. A completely new operating system was created... Read More at Design to Make Technology Human
Two recent interviews touch on a perceived degradation of quality and originality in type design. “It has become a lot easier to come up with a design that looks acceptable at first sight. But this does not mean that new things are automatically genuine or authentic. Show More Summary
Hi Gang: Well, while I was on the road this week, Adobe released a Lightroom CC update with a new really slick feature for lens corrections called “Guided Upright” which adds a new Transform panel to the Develop Module that Adobe says lets you “…provide ‘hints’ that enable Upright to work its magic. Show More Summary
Courtesy of the gang manning the NYT's Print News Hub.
Karol Podlesny and Sebastian Witman shared a very interesting project on their Behance pages, it was the redesign of UXPin, a collaboration tool to manage the entire design process. It's not that often that we see the design processShow More Summary
What You'll Be Creating Music videos are an excellent source of creative visual effects. The video for Pillowtalk by Zayn Malik has a tremendous amount of inspiring visual effects. One of those is the appearance of a mirror that is fragmented into several vertical strips. Show More Summary
Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! The Transform Panel Adobe Illustrator has a lot of tools created to ease its users' workload, but sometimes they get overlooked since they aren't made visible by default. Show More Summary
I have chosen to write about Hoefler & Co.’s Obsidian because I gasped when it came out and I still gasp?—?or at least breathe heavily?—?whenever I look at it. Typographers will appreciate its extensive glyph set (highly unusual in a display face of this complexity), made only marginally easier by being the offspring of Surveyor […]
If you’ve been looking for well-crafted typefaces in the Didot genre recently, chances are you’ve come across Trianon. It will likely satisfy your appetite for a French Modern face with classic features, but be forewarned: it might end up doing a whole lot more than that. The first time I became aware of Loïc Sander’s […]