The Best of How to build an AR app

Over the past two years, there has been an explosion in interest surrounding VR and AR technologies. The latest big thing in experimental design, AR has also arrived on the web, but with this new technology comes new skills, and right now it feels like the Wild West with no …

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The Best of If celebrities were Pantone colours

Last year, legendary musician Prince was honoured with his own Pantone colour (a bold shade of purple, of course). And that got us thinking: what Pantone colours might other famous musicians, celebrities and icons be awarded when they pop their clogs? The designer’s guide to using colour in branding So, …

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The Best of 20 creative MacBook decals

Once you’ve kitted yourself out with the best laptop for graphic design how do you go about making it stand out? Steer clear of dodgy event stickers and pick yourself up a unique MacBook decal.  Ranging from the quirky to the cool, most of these MacBook decals incorporate the famous …

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The Best of How to survive the retail apocalypse

With a quarter of US malls predicted to close by 2022, many retailers are wondering how they can survive the approaching apocalypse occurring in the commercial world.  While the value proposition of retail destinations has become obsolete, physical shopping is far from dead. In fact, behind the doom-laden headlines and …

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The Best of The best Nikon D850 deals in 2018: take your photography up a level

Looking for the cheapest Nikon D850 price? We’re here to help. Our team is constantly searching for the best Nikon D850 deals possible – and we’ve collated our findings below. Scroll down for today’s lowest Nikon D850 prices…  The best camera for photography Image 1 of 4 Image 2 of …

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The Best of How to design believable fantasy beasts

There are many ways to approach creature and character design, and it all depends on what you want your end result to be. Look to the natural world for inspiration, as this can help you come up with some odd-looking creatures. One of the best places to spark off ideas …

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The Best of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: behind the scenes

Plenty of filmmakers are looking for ‘organic’ forms to represent alien worlds or magical moments in their movies. So it’s perhaps unsurprising that they would seek to embrace fractals. After all, fractals tend to look like naturally occurring and infinitely repeatable objects, yet can often be simulated with mathematics.  And …

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The Best of 12 inspiring ecommerce website designs

Designing an ecommerce website is big business, and it’s now easier than ever for companies big and small to launch an online store. Bespoke ecommerce site software – such as Shopify, which offers an amazing library of customisable templates – makes it easy to create beautiful and highly immersive online …

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The Best of Is iPhone XS the best camera phone for designers?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past week, you’ll know that Apple recently announced its next generation of iPhones: the iPhone XS, XS Max and iPhone XR. The popular smartphone has undergone a number of updates for its latest iteration, and there’s been a lot of excitement …

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The Best of 10 good reasons for turning down work

When you’re starting out as a freelancer and haven’t quite found your feet, it’s tempting to say yes to any work that comes your way, and think about what you want to exclude from your graphic design portfolio later on. You’ll soon discover, though, that it pays to discriminate a …

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