What does OFFF really mean?

WHAT DOES OFFF REALLY MEAN?

This year's OFFF Barcelona is just around the corner. Taking place 24 - 26 May, the ever-popular design festival promises to delight...

36 inspirational examples of tattoo art

36 INSPIRATIONAL EXAMPLES OF TATTOO ART

Some of Liz Clements' tattoo designs. See below for more As a creative, it can be difficult to settle on the best tattoo for you -...

 
 
 
How to name your app

HOW TO NAME YOUR APP

What's in a name? Everything. The name Terry Bollea probably doesn't strike fear in to your heart, but Hulk Hogan sure does; Eldrick...

8 must-have products for a smarter studio

8 MUST-HAVE PRODUCTS FOR A SMARTER STUDIO

Running a successful design studio requires dedication, ambition, talent and a fair bit of business savvy. But you also need the right...

 
 
 
6 sure-fire ways to build your creative network

6 SURE-FIRE WAYS TO BUILD YOUR CREATIVE NETWORK

It's no secret: the best way to build your creative network is to deliver outstanding creative, on time, to budget, with a brilliant...

8 essential WordPress security secrets

8 ESSENTIAL WORDPRESS SECURITY SECRETS

Over the past 15 years WordPress has become the world's most popular content management system. Easy to get started with and extremely...

 
 
 
Is GraphQL the future of APIs?

IS GRAPHQL THE FUTURE OF APIS?

For some time now, the paradigm for web service architecture has been RESTful services, which enable representations of resources from...

Keep your hands in shape with this infographic

KEEP YOUR HANDS IN SHAPE WITH THIS INFOGRAPHIC

We're all kind of aware that sitting hunched at a desk all day isn't the healthiest way to live; bad posture can lead you to all manner...

 
 
 
6 tips for running a successful design studio

6 TIPS FOR RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL DESIGN STUDIO

Running a studio can be tough. There's business cards to think about, office chairs to buy and employees such as art directors to think...

How to build light and shadow in charcoal

HOW TO BUILD LIGHT AND SHADOW IN CHARCOAL

Light and shadow can bring a new level of artistry and storytelling to our charcoal drawings. My professional work as an animation...

 
 
 
How to balance life and work

HOW TO BALANCE LIFE AND WORK

Only co-founder Matthew Tweddle Achieving a balance between work and life is something I've always struggled with. At every stage of...

How to create brand purpose

HOW TO CREATE BRAND PURPOSE

CBA Paris' head of strategic design Anne Henry Branding was originally about labelling and distinguishing one product from another,...

 
 
 
Why designers should embrace being uncomfortable

WHY DESIGNERS SHOULD EMBRACE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE

Executive creative director Sean Thomas. Illustrator credit: Anna Higgie My art teacher once ended our monthly life drawing session...

The best office chair 2018: ergonomic office chairs for home working

THE BEST OFFICE CHAIR 2018: ERGONOMIC OFFICE CHAIRS FOR HOME WORKING

If you sit for long hours at a desk - perhaps you're working on an important logo design or perfecting the art of your skills using...

 
 
 
23 amazing free Google web fonts

23 AMAZING FREE GOOGLE WEB FONTS

Illustrate your very own secret sidekick

ILLUSTRATE YOUR VERY OWN SECRET SIDEKICK

Our day-to-day existence is often far less exciting than we wish it was: always the same old street corner, the lonely bus stop, or...

 
 
 
What to expect at The Next Web 2018

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE NEXT WEB 2018

The Next Web kicks off next week in Amsterdam , and this year's event looks set to be bigger and better than any that have gone before....

How to use the rule of thirds in art

HOW TO USE THE RULE OF THIRDS IN ART

Whether you're just learning how to draw and paint or are a pro composing a new piece, by following basic drawing and painting techniques...

 
 
 
Make interactive 3D typography effects

MAKE INTERACTIVE 3D TYPOGRAPHY EFFECTS

Typography has always played a major part in any designer's arsenal of tools as they select the right typeface that will enhance the...

The essential guide to tools for designers

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TOOLS FOR DESIGNERS

They say a bad workman blames his tools, and it's certainly the case that even having the best top-of-the-range kit won't make you...

 
 
 



Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but...

Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but politicians are grousing that a flawed format let him dodge every big question

European lawmakers were left frustrated when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Tuesday. The format of the hearing meant the 34-year-old executive could dodge questions... Read more ...

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

Apple's A12 chip, expected to be at the heart of the new iPhone XI and LCD iPhone 9 for 2018, is now in mass production, according to a new report today. The A12 chipset is... Read more ...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and 120Hz refresh rate

Back in March, Google and LG Display mentioned that the pair were working together on a new VR/AR display that would be unveiled in May. And sure enough, the 4.3-inch panel was... Read more ...

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC's next flagship phone - the HTC U12+ has surfaced on Geekbench - a few hours before it is due to be unveiled. And judging by the Geekbench scores, the HTC U12+ is certainly... Read more ...

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is so popular that your sibling or maybe even your parents might want one of their own. Especially with the family subscription for the Switch Online... Read more ...

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Ubisoft rolled out some brand new details and footage for the upcoming expansion pack DLC for the turn-based, adventure strategy game for the Nintendo Switch, Mario + Rabbids... Read more ...

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

OnePlus' first smartphone to feature a notch display design has just received its first important update. Although the OnePlus 6 is not yet available in all countries, those... Read more ...

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group released its April report today, sharing some great news for Sony. God of War was April's best-selling game, but even more exciting is that it set a new record... Read more ...

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Remember how you started following your least favorite cousin on Instagram at your last family reunion, because they asked you to do so right then and there? There's now a way... Read more ...

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch keeps on getting more content. An Overwatch anniversary event is going on between May 22 and June 11, 2018. Blizzard Entertainment is adding a free-for-all deathmatch... Read more ...