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The world’s first cat-inspired font

The design was conceived as part of the roll out for cat food subscription brand, Smalls. A new font, which aims to convey cats’ sense of “playfulness”, has been unveiled. It is part of a campaign for Smalls, a high protein natural cat food subscription service based in New York. Miles Barretto, lead designer at […]

Vivid Gradients for Designs That Stand Out

Any designer worth their salt knows that gradients are a versatile way to power your creations with a modern look. With gradients being all the rage over the past year, you might well want to start incorporating them into your own designs, so check out these gradient packs that will put you on the fast track to […]

Benro 3XS Lite

Benro have launched a fantastic mobile camera stabilisation kit. It’s called the Benro 3XS Lite and is a smartphone gimbal stabiliser. Vastly improving your photography and videography performance! Perfect for the vlogger! Why? because of the gimbal inside the 3XS Lite! FEATURES This nifty little device will deliver silky smooth content whether you’re on smooth […]

How the £50 note has changed throughout its history

As the Bank of England reveals the face of the new banknote, we talk to its chief cashier about the note’s changing portraits and design features. A render of the new £50 note, courtesy of Bank of England The new £50 note will feature an image of scientist Alan Turing, celebrated for his pioneering work […]

The best cameras to buy in 2019

WIRED Recommends the best cameras of 2019, from enthusiast to professional level Despite steadily declining camera sales, photography is more popular than ever. How’s that possible you cry? Smartphone cameras are largely responsible for the 3.2 billion images shared online daily but in that deluge of imagery, the genuine quality is typically captured using a […]

UK Facebook users now have a tool to report scam ads

Facebook has launched a tool for UK users to report ads they suspect of being scams. The feature can be accessed by clicking the three dots in the top right corner of each ad on Facebook, then selecting ‘Report ad’, then ‘Misleading or scam ad’ and finally: ‘Send a detailed scam report’. So if you want to think […]

5 SIMPLE STEPS TO DESIGN WEDDING INVITATIONS

Your wedding day is a special day to celebrate the love you have for your partner. Therefore, everything about it should be precious. A custom made wedding invitation can highlight your love story. We’ll be showing you a step by step guide on how to design wedding invitations. Save money and hang on to the […]

Picks of the month: the best design events to catch in July

This month, you can suss out the brightest up-and-coming creative talent at D&AD New Blood Festival, learn about how the industry is dealing with gender equality and delve into the positive impact that visual art makes on hospitals. Book: The Healing Arts What: Designing visually pleasing and calming hospital interiors has often been found to make a […]

Spring statement 2019: how does it impact designers?

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced help for small businesses, more technical courses and a funding boost for digital, tech and science in this year’s “mini-budget”, which comes amid Brexit confusion. Courtesy of the BBC As furore and uncertainty around the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) continues to ensue, chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered […]