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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!

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7 Beautiful Books for Creative Inspiration

Find endless creative inspiration and more than a little eye candy from these 7 beautiful books for designers, creatives and artists—all of which are 50% off during MyDesignShop's Black Friday Sale.

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6 Visual Design Principles. Told in Helvetica & Dingbats.

Learn new design principles from the industry’s top creatives at HOW Design Live 2015 in Chicago. It’s going to be better than ever! In his new book Visual Design: Ninety-five things you need to know. Told in Helvetica and dingbats., writer, photographer and rabbit-suit-clad designer Jim Krause discusses 95 crucial design principles that you...

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Excerpt: Archetypes & Brand Development Strategies

Margaret Hartwell (@MPHpov on Twitter) is an expert on brand development strategies. Margaret Hartwell is a strategy consultant, coach, educator and writer. Her 20 years of experience chronicle a career of effective brand and business solutions at the intersection of creativity and business. Her work has spanned analysis and research, organizational development, marketing, social...

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The Explosive Hand Lettering Rebellion

A stealthy resurgence happening in the design world. Hand lettering is not-so-quietly making a colossal comeback, exploding into the forefront of design.

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9 Creative Resources for Illustrators

Looking for creative resources to improve the success of your freelance illustration business? In her Interactive Business Development Bootcamp, Ilise Benun teaches you how to position your creative services to attract the right interactive clients. Illustration is one of the most versatile forms of design and graphic design work, allowing visual artists and creatives...