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A Cross-Continental Creative Collaboration

Serendipitous encounters happen all the time on the Internet, and luckily for us, we know of one that set in motion an exemplary creative collaboration. Designer Craig Black, hailing from Scotland, and designer Nicole Phillips of Australia, connected over social media on their love of design and typography. An International Creative Collaboration: Opposites Attract...

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Things You Need to Know Before You Go to HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live is this week. Are you ready?! Pack your bags, charge up your smartphone, grab a fat notebook and a big stack of business cards. It’s showtime! Before you leave for HOW Design Live, here are 5 things you need to know: Pick up your conference badge and materials at the Georgia World...

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Vanessa Dewey on Designing Toy Packaging for Mattel

Vanessa Dewey has accomplished one thing that every inner child dreams about. She works for a toy company. And not only does she work for the toy giant, Mattel, she also designs their packaging. You can practically hear the squeals of delight from her inner child, or at least as I imagine. Confession: my inner...

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Sweepstakes: How to Win at Academic Marketing

Our sister publication, HOW Design, is currently running a giveaway featuring Neenah’s beautiful promotion, How to Win. The promotion highlights exemplary academic marketing. With this promotion, you’ll glean advice on skillful marketing tactics that will help you reach students, parents, alumni and donors. Inside the blue wiro-bound book is a collection of visuals created by Design...

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Progression of Brian Singer

Humbly labeling his upbringing and early adult years as average, Brian Singer’s accomplishments as a designer are anything but. His transition from a shiftless teenager to an bold design leader started during his college years. Let’s dig into his transformative journey from average kid to a design brand manager at Pinterest: A Student with a...

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10 Festive Winter Holiday Design Projects

The holidays are finally here! We can now take a break from the mad rush of the season and reflect on the past year. As we look back on 2015, we revel in the marvelous designs and the creative minds who are leading the industry into heretofore uncharted territory. 2015 was an extraordinary year...

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15 Creative Wrapping Paper Designs

Feast your eyes on a roundup of beautiful wrapping paper designs, and enter the Print Celebrates Design competition before the Dec. 1 deadline!