Editor’s Picks

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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 2017 in Chicago. It’s going to be better than ever! In his 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 should consider...


9 Snarky Greeting Card Designs for Every Occasion

OMG! I Forgot the Card is a collection of humorous tear-out greeting card designs for every occasion. Need a card for Mother’s Day, Groundhog Day or just to say a friendly hello? Just pull out this book, tear out the appropriate page, fold and send. I was raised in a family of ubiquitous dad...


3 Reasons to Learn About Color Theory

Color is critical to any successful design project, yet nailing the ideal color palette for a project is notoriously tough. Learning about color theory is a great way to perfect your use of color in your design work. We’re thrilled to announce that one of our prestigious contributing writers, Jude Stewart, is teaching an...

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Vibrant Resources for Color Lovers

Are you passionate about purple? Do you burn with the romantic radiance of rich reds? Do cheerful, energetic yellows brighten up your day? If so, you’re likely one of the color lovers that are so prevalent in the design world. Color is what you make it: sensitive, explosive, dreamlike, atmospheric, somber, cheerful… the sky...