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The Best of Adobe and Erik Spiekermann revive lost type sets

The legendary Bauhaus school of design only operated for 14 years before being closed due to pressure from the Nazi regime. Yet the Bauhaus aesthetic had a profound influence on modern graphic design. Now designers can use previously lost Bauhaus type sets specially recreated by Adobe and Erik Spiekermann in …

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The Best of Everything you need to know about WebGL

3D technologies can be used in-browser to create beautiful and highly engaging interactive user experiences. WebGL is a JavaScript API for real-time rendering of 3D and 2D graphics within a browser. It’s based on OpenGL ES – the software API used on embedded systems such as smartphones and tablets. Traditionally, …

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The Best of Beware the cutting edge of web design

This article was originally published in summer 2017.  Progress in web design techniques shows no signs of slowing down. As the proponents of the early web are staggering around with thousand-yard stares, you can’t help but feel a little over-awed by the plethora of techniques and frameworks available nowadays.  People …

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The Best of Top tips for design students

Nowadays, a good degree is no guarantee of a job – especially in the competitive creative industries. However, there are some things design students can do whilst at uni or art college that will help you stand out from the crowd and turn that degree into your dream job.  Whether …

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The Best of The dos and don’ts of animation showreels

You’re on the hunt for that dream animation job and you’ve got some amazing 3D art to feature in your killer design portfolio. But how exactly do you go about putting your showreel together to catch the eye of a potential employer? Here, Pixar’s Allison Rutland reveals her dos and …

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The Best of AR.js is bringing augmented reality to the web

So what is AR.js? AR.js was developed by Jerome Etienne with the idea of making AR available to everybody. It improved performance and made augmented reality run faster on mobile. Thanks to its optimisation, AR went from running at 4fps on high-end phones to 60fps on three-year-old phones. The library …

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The Best of How to create epic environment designs

This environment design would suit a big-budget film This workshop and Photoshop tutorial will take you through my process for painting a grand, fantasy structure set within an epic landscape, as well as revealing some of my drawing tips. You’ll see how to handle light, atmospheric perspective and depth, to …

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The Best of The best web hosting services of 2018

Web hosting certainly isn’t the most exciting part of running a successful creative business. But if you want to win new work and clients, it’s essential that you have a robust, reliable website for your work – and it helps if you can find a good hosting deal while you’re …

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The Best of Win tickets to SIGGRAPH 2018

This Summer, CG enthusiasts from all over the globe will gather in Vancouver for the annual SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques) conference. And you could be there too!  Organisers of the conference are offering two lucky Creative Bloq readers the chance to win a full-conference …

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The Best of Intel creates dual-display digital notebook

The future of PCs, as Intel sees it, is starting to turn a few heads.  Introducing Tiger Rapids, the dual-screen digital notebook that could be a game-changer for designers and artists.  Intel has spent approximately two years refining this prototype PC device – the design of which was based on …

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