Yulia Brodskaya Yulia Brodskaya (born in 1983, Moscow) is an artist and illustrator known for her handmade elegant and detailed paper illustrations. Originally from Russia (Moscow), she is now based in the UK. In 2004 Yulia moved from Moscow to UK where she continued her education in art, at the University of Hertfordshire, graduating with a Master of Art in Graphics Communication degree in 2006. Prior to moving to the UK, Yulia Brodskaya became interested in diverse creative practices, ranging from Textile Painting, Origami and Collage, to more traditional Fine Art practices. Soon after her arrival to the UK, Brodskaya started working as freelance graphic designer, while studying for the Masters degree in Graphic communication, but she very quickly switched to the illustration field. However, the graphic design background has an influence on her art work as most of the pieces have a strong typographic focus:
Thirteen tips for giving a well-organized and informative speech Being organized can make a positive impact when giving a speech. If you’re disorganized and ill-prepared, your audience is likely to not pay attention and get very little from the information you provide. Conversely, a well-practiced and orderly speech will keep your audience interested and leave your audience members glad they took the time to hear your insights. If you have a fear of speaking in front of people, I highly recommend taking a speech class or joining your local Toastmasters. If you’re simply looking for some pointers for creating a more organized presentation, try these 13 tips: 29 Beautiful Fonts For Designers Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here. Using the correct typeface for your design project is absolutely crucial in conveying the message and feel of the overall design, it is necessary to keep an awesome collection of both paid and free fonts in your font collection to allow you to have the font resources at hand to test drive a design with varying fonts. I have taken three of my favorite font foundries and showcased 29 of the most beautiful fonts from their collections, the quality of these fonts is pretty amazing, some are more suited to print work and others for use on the web as they support the @font-face property. Take a look and add them to your collection. Lost Type Co-op
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DIY Silent Disco Dorm Party By reThink Israel on Wednesday, Nov 06, 2013 at 06:33 PM It’s 2 a.m., the kegs are tapped, the fraternities are kicking people out, but you don’t want to stop dancing. The party continues back in your dorm room but before you know it you’re getting written up by your very cranky RA for being too noisy. What are you to do? The 100 best free fonts This list represents the 100 best free fonts we've found in a variety of styles. We have many other articles covering specialist font types including handwriting fonts, graffiti fonts, web fonts and more, but we have sectioned our main list under these styles: Most of the typeface collections listed here can be used in your projects, but please be sure to check the terms.
The Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis In 1621 the French scientist Pierre Gassendi (left) decided to name the strange natural displays of light he had observed in the sky. He took the name of the Roman goddess of the dawn, Aurora and combined it with the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas. The world had a name, finally, for these mysterious light shows – aurora borealis. For those who find Latin/Greek combination names something of a mouthful there is still the alternative name – the Northern Lights. The closer you are to the North Magnetic Pole the more likely you are to see the lights.
Dan Hoopert Quilled Paper Alphabet by Dan Hoopert 19 year old Uk-based graphic designer Dan Hoopert has crafted an intricate 3D alphabet series out of swirled quilled tendrils of paper as a personal project. The ornate detail in each of the letters is absolutely remarkable! For creation of typography in the realm of paper, this definitely sets itself apart from the rest. One can only imagine the amount of hours it took to produce this piece.