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Join Your Local AIGA Founded in 1914 as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design with 22,000 members in 67 chapters who create, inspire and appreciate good design. 16 Great Graphic Design Blogs and Sites. What are your favorite design blogs and sites?
There are so many design blogs now, that your top list is sure to be a bit different. Here we've collected 16 great design sites that consistently bring high-quality material to their audience. They are filled with great resources, original material, thought provoking articles, or well constructed design tutorials that keep you growing as a designer. Add these sites to your feed reader, if they aren't already in there! 1. I'm not sure how many people know about this blog, but I just recently found it and liked what I saw. 2. OK, maybe this is a little shameless self promotion, but at least Outlaw Design Blog has a lot to offer in the way of graphic design. 3. This is another up and coming graphic design blog that is worth keeping an eye on. 4. This is another personal blog from a smaller design firm.
What is nice here is that the author usually highlights some form of graphic design in a post and then shares some of his thoughts on it. Graphic Design Blog, Tips and Jobs. Freebies. 99 Graphic Design Resources. Posted on 25'08 Feb Posted on February 25, 2008 along with 401 JUST™ Creative Comments Below is a list of 99+ graphic design resources, in English and (and a few other languages), that all designers must know about.
It is sorted by category (click to go to category): For more resources you can check out the 101 Places To Get Design Inspiration. Also don’t forget to subscribe for more graphic design resources. 1 Spunk United An excellent magazine with a selection of the worlds best artists providing inspiration, interviews, articles and more. 2 FreeLance Switch The community site of reference for all freelances. 3 Computer Arts The site of the excellent international magazine Computer Arts. 4 David Airey A graphic and logo designer who shares his knowledge on these areas. 5 Behance A site gathering the portfolios of the artists of the whole world, a true inspiration. 6 Pdf Mags References all the PDF mags out there! 7 Graphic Design Forum (no longer running). Visual inspiration for creative professional. 30 Christmas Holiday PSD & AI Flyer Templates The success of any event, being it a show, a sale, a party or a simple get-together, often depends on how well you can promote it.
These flyers are diverse and eye-catching examples of promotional materials created for events that take place during the holiday season. 45 CV Resume Templates That Will Get You Hired You could make your resume in Microsoft word. Draw a few columns, write the text you need, hit tab a few times and press enter a few times. 24 Really Cool Photoshop Actions To Enhance Photography Photoshop actions are the best — they save time and make you more productive during post-processing. 110 Free PSD Web Design Elements. Artatm – Creative Art Magazine. 34 Photoshop Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like A Pro. Design This time we are bringing you a lot of Photoshop tutorials on all sorts of topics.
It's meant to be a good collection for those who aren't quite pro yet, but want to be. From making amazing business cards to bringing a stone statue to life, these take us through hours and hours of practicing those skills. These tutorials are some of the best and varied out there. If you learn to master some of the techniques and tricks from these, you will be sure to land on your feet looking like a pro! Great and Interesting Photoshop Tutorials Photo Strip The warp tool is used to create a twisting effect (you need Photoshop CS2 or above). Create a Hellacious Flaming Skull This tutorial goes through all the steps of creating a flaming skull in Photoshop. Customized Product And Label Pay close attention when you do this tutorial. Print-Ready Business Card Design up a simple business card in Photoshop and get it ready for print with crop marks and bleed.