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The subject of what separates art and design is convoluted and has been debated for a long time. Artists and designers both create visual compositions using a shared knowledge base, but their reasons for doing so are entirely different. Some...
Often, when faced with a looming project, we forget the simple things. The size and depth of the project overwhelms leading to creative block. Once blocked, the frustration builds leading to even more block, procrastination, missed deadlines...
In this post, we focus on Japanese design by taking a closer look at the design of Japanese municipal flags. These flags feature highly stylized bicolor geometric symbols, often incorporating Japanese or Latin characters, making them...
New York based Andy Gilmore describes himself as a draftsman, designer and musician. With clients such as Wired Magazine and The New York Times, he has established a solid reputation with his works being featured in countless publications,...
Photographers and artists alike are always looking at light as the key element in any composition, which is certainly extremely important for dark advertisements. Dark ads are usually used to portray a scary situation, or a serious issue,...
Chairs have evolved tremendously for thousands of years, as they shifted from being a symbol of state and dignity, to an item of ordinary use. Chair design considers intended usage, ergonomics (how comfortable it is for the occupant), as well...
Dark web designs are very popular and can have an elegant and creative appeal. They are also perfect for many types of client work however, they are not suitable for every website and should be used only when appropriate. In spite of the striking...
Vintage art reminds us of a time when we were dependent less on technology and more on skill and technique. But we cannot compare the typography of 100 years ago to that of today, with the arrival of so many new typefaces, new ways to create fonts...
Creating a wireframe is one of the first steps you should take before designing a website. A wireframe helps you organize and simplify the elements and content within a website and is an essential tool in the development process. A wireframe...
You often hear designers say, “Good designers copy. Great designers steal.” Well, anyone who says this is one of three types of designers: One who copies, one who steals or one who admits that not copying and stealing is hard but still tries...
Coffee or Latte art consists of the pouring of steamed milk into a shot of espresso generating a pattern or design on the surface. The barista becomes a true designer and is able to create beautiful creations with the most common form being the...
The logo is the face of any brand -- the very first impression -- so its design is extremely important. When executed correctly, a logo is a powerful asset to your client's brand. However, creating an effective visual representation of a brand...
As the world pays tribute to the king of pop, we've decided to do so in WDD in a unique and artistic way. In this post, we feature a selection of some amazing artistic creations portraying Michael Jackson, created by various artists around the...
If you've ever created a Twitter account and customized it with some text, you would have discovered that the amount of text that you can display to describe yourself is very limited. This is where designing, creating, and publishing a creative...