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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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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...

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08/06/2014: The Illustrated Andy Warhol

To celebrate what would have been Andy Warhol’s 86th birthday, Brainpickings points to the review of a recent book entitled This is Warhol, written by Catherine Ingram and punctuated with illustrations by Andrew Rae. The illustration-style is a perfect complement to Warhol’s artwork and includes an look at his  constantly expanding universe. Check out...

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6 Exquisite Design Book Covers

I’m a sucker for a nice looking book cover design. If you share my passion, you might enjoy perusing this roundup of some of the best book covers from MyDesignShop.com. If you’re keen to take a peek behind the best book covers, you’re in luck because today is Black Friday in July at MyDesignShop.com!...

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04/15/2014: Wally Olins tribute

Influential brand consultant Wally Olins has died yesterday and a number have tributes popped up around the internet. Co-founder of British design firm Wolff Olins and founder and chairman of Saffron Brand Consultants, Wally Olins was also a prolific author and speaker, who welcomed the debate of his ideas over the power of branding....

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04/11/2014: Creative Routines graphics

Core77 editor (and former Print editor) Mason Currey collaborated with designer RJ Andrews for this inspirational and intriguing look into the habits of creatives. The result is a book complete fascinating charts showing how composers, authors, artists and other great minds spent their days. Click here for more details and a closer look. Via...