Creative Community Bulletin 13 September 2013

Great con­tent found by Pariah and shared to the design and cre­ative com­mu­ni­ties on social media.

  • The Book as Architecture

    From Anthropologie stores to Ford’s Theatre in Washington, books are becom­ing an archi­tec­tur­al ele­ment in mod­ern designs”

  • Design Tribute To 9.11 From Great Dribbble Artists
    “This com­pi­la­tion is a trib­ute to the vic­tims of the Twin Towers from great Dribbble artists. The designs reflect the solemn moments, sin­cer­i­ty and waves of emo­tion felt through­out the city. It is a trib­ute that needs no fur­ther intro­duc­tion or…
  • 13 Invaluable Tips For Writing LinkedIn Messages That Will Attract The Perfect Job Candidates
    “HOW DO YOU GRAB THE ATTENTION OF SOMEONE WHOSE INBOX IS ALREADY FLOODED? LIKE THIS.”
  • How To Capture And Curate Colors You See Every Day

    Making dig­i­tal projects often means approx­i­mat­ing hues you love in real life--often bad­ly. Nix is a pocket-sized Bluetooth sen­sor that, unlike your phone’s cam­era, doesn’t let ambi­ent light pol­lute the col­or you want to cap­ture and repro­duce. Better yet--it’s open source.”

  • A Reinvented Condom You Actually Want To Wear, Coming Soon From The Gates Foundation

    They’re look­ing for a more plea­sur­able STD and preg­nan­cy pre­ven­tion device that peo­ple will actu­al­ly use. They already have pro­pos­als for one made out of sil­i­cone and one made out of--we’re serious--electrically spun fab­ric. What else will con­dom inno­va­tors come up with?”

  • 5 Trends Affecting How We Connect Through Social Media
    “Below, we’ve tak­en a look at at the five ways we con­nect using social media. From tags on Twitter, to loca­tions on Foursquare, to algo­rith­mic sys­tems; each of these trends is help­ing us build mean­ing­ful rela­tion­ships”
  • Beautiful, Photorealistic Still Life Illustrations Made With Just A Black Pen
    “Using noth­ing more than a fine-tip black pen, she was able to cre­ate her beau­ti­ful draw­ings with a tedious dot­ting tech­nique that requires the artist to be extreme­ly metic­u­lous and have a huge amount of patience. ”
  • Why Being Poor Leads To Bad Decisions
    ““IT APPEARS THAT POVERTY ITSELF REDUCES COGNITIVE CAPACITY,” CONCLUDE THE AUTHORS OF A NEW PAPER IN NATURE. WE EXPLORE THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND THAT NOTION.”
  • The inspi­ra­tion for the iOS 7 colour scheme
    “In this short video, Max Wohlleber explains the inspi­ra­tion for Jonathan Ive’s iOS 7 colour scheme:”
  • Tips for Graphic Designers
    “Graphic Designing is a high­ly cre­ative busi­ness where text, pic­tures and draw­ings need to be put aes­thet­i­cal­ly in adver­tise­ments, books, logos, brands, posters web­sites and mag­a­zines. While design­ing a web­site or web page in par­tic­u­lar Graphic…
  • 50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities, Presented On Gorgeously Designed Posters
    “For years, Urban Omnibus has been col­lect­ing ideas to make cities friend­lier and more com­fort­able places to live. Here are the cream of the crop, with a lit­tle design flair.”
  • Designer Creates Logos For Typefaces, Made Using Other Typefaces

    In his series ‘Tipos VS Logotipos’, or “Typography VS Logotypes” trans­lat­ed from Spanish, 24 fonts get logos made with dif­fer­ent typefaces—Avant Garde is made with Garamond; Didot with Comic Sans; Rockwell with Didot; Comic Sans with Caslon; Baskerville with Futura; and Futura with Baskerville. ”

  • Adobe & Dance (RED) Save Lives Student Competition
    Submissions dead­line: 19 September 2013
    “(RED) has launched a new stu­dent design com­pe­ti­tion with Adobe to get stu­dents world­wide cre­ative­ly involved in fight to end AIDS.”
  • 26 Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2013

    In this series, we have typog­ra­phy design, 3d, mak­ing a poster, pho­to manip­u­la­tion, gra­di­ents, illus­tra­tion and more…We believe, these tuto­ri­als can enhance your design­ing skills and improve the qual­i­ty of your works. If you have more great pho­to­shop tuto­ri­als or any sug­ges­tions please share with us in the com­ment below.”

  • The Evolution of Adobe Illustrator’s Pen Tool, 1987–2013
    “The debut of Adobe Illustrator in 1987 intro­duced the world to what has since become an icon of graph­ic design: the Pen tool.”

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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