Marçal Prats shared a beautiful post showcasing the editorial design and illustration work done for very important publications. These public-sector publications have one thing in common: the people. The topics they deal with are very sensitive and therefore the illustrations always convey trust and positivity.
Back in February, ABDZ was traveling to Stockholm, Sweden to cover the launch of the new Volvo V60. After all the eventful-fun jazz, it's always a must for me to find time to explore the city, especially when it's your first time ever traveling to Stockholm. What can I say about this city?
It's been a little while since our last WPW; following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than 350+ wallpapers available to download for your different screen resolutions.
On ABDZ, it's rarely a case where we will feature a project that shares some of the thinking behind the design. We mostly see beautiful UI but most of the times are incomplete or misleading in terms of design thinking.
KIND | Conceptual Branding has developed the brand identity and design for Varg Veum Aquavit. The aquavit has been produced in cooperation with Gunnar Staalesen, author of the best-selling Varg Veum novels, the aquavit-loving private detective who has also featured on the big screen.
Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and Layer Styles in Photoshop. The result is quite realistic and below you can see a step-by-step.
perfect office · gadgets · gadget · tech
We are continuing our comeback of the Perfect Office series, we are hearing your feedback. A roundup of cool gadgets and tech for your perfect office; not necessarily for designers explicitly but for all tech-savvy nerds out there. This is an open concept! if you have any suggestions, please let us know!
Letter Omega shared an awesome post about their new typeface.
If you love of using a grid systems for every logo design you create, including marks and icons, Kareem Magdi got you covered. He shared a set of beautifully designed logomarks and the grid system behind it. The symbols vary from letters to animals including squirrel and elephants to other more abstract shapes.
Grzegorz Domaradzki created some stunning illustrations for the Indiana Jones trilogy. They feature all main characters that made these movies, probably the most entertaining trilogy ever. I know there's a fourth movie, but we rather not count that one.
Today we’re bringing you design portfolio inspiration with the help of Semplice. Semplice is a Wordpress-based portfolio system by designers for designers. From art directors to designers to illustrators, creatives around the world use Semplice to create their custom portfolio.
I have learned to appreciate a lot more architecture ever since I started taken myself more seriously with photography. You become just more aware of what's around you, especially when you travel or even plan your architectural escape.
We have been featuring the incredible from Moment ever since their beginning and yet they always find ways to innovate with exciting new products for us to use.
Thomas Rohlfs is an illustrator from Amsterdam, Netherlands with a very unique style. He shared a illustration post on his Behance profile showing a bit of his process from sketches to the final piece. The most amazing thing for me is the sense of movement added by a quite aggressive perspective.
I remember when I started my design career in Brazil in the 90s and one of the biggest challenges, if not the biggest was to find good resources. There were imported magazines like HOW and catalogs we would request from Emigre, T-26 and FontFont. But for web design things were even more scarce. The internet changed everything and with that we now have access to a plethora of resources.