dasauge Blog reel

Blog reel of design and photo blogs

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schaubau 2020

schaubau 2020 is an international summer school that is taking place for the third time in the heart of the Bauhaus city of Dessau. A design camp that is aimed at creative students, schoolchildren, craftsmen and value creators from all creative disciplines, including design, architecture, fashion, and art. This year the schaubau summer school is dedicated to the controversy. For a week the attendees research and design powerful texts and expressive images with the Berlin designer Alexander Branczyk… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 
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23+ Best Block Fonts (Free + Pro Block Letter Fonts)

Nothing beats a block letter font when it comes to designing titles and headings. They are the perfect font for attracting attention as well as making text readable from a distance. Which is why block fonts are mostly used for everything from poster designs to flyer designs and even logo designs. Contrary to popular belief, block fonts come in all sorts of shapes and designs, and not just squared blocky designs. You’ll find many styles and forms of block fonts in this post. We handpicked some of the… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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The AI Designer

The Russian Art. Lebedev Studio is breaking new ground in design with The AI Designer. Real customers were confronted with the fact that their request for a brand identities to the design studio was answered by an artificial intelligence designer using randomly generated forms. This creates new and unimagined creative paths that human designers would probably never have taken, but it is also a threat to the market and its credibility. Because if we assume that a visual identity and the success of a… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— tanvel | 
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30+ Best YouTube Fonts (For Thumbnails + Videos) 2020

Designing the thumbnails and video titles is an important part of creating a professional YouTube channel. We’re here to guide you through the design process by helping you pick the best YouTube font for your channel branding, as well as individual videos. In this post, we feature a collection of the best YouTube fonts you can use to design eye-catching video thumbnails, titles, YouTube covers, logos, and much more. We made sure to handpick fonts with unique styles as well as professional character… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Typotable No. 7

Typotable No. 7 — Lettering. Typedesign. Skincare is part of the independent lecture series Typotable, where current type design and typography positions are shown and discussed. The lectures are held by established type and graphic designers as well as by young designers and students. After two cancelled events, Typotable No. 7 is back as conference format with five speakers and a wide range of topics. – Chris Campe will talk about her different fields of work, techniques, and workshops and answers… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— typotable | 
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20+ Typography Trends for 2020

Want to give your design a quick facelift? Using new and interesting typography trends might be the answer. Designers are opting for less elaborate typefaces and pairing them with bold color, cutouts, gradients, and even customizations to create lettering that stands out. Changing typefaces or recreating an image or header in a trending style can give a design a fresh look without a full-scale overhaul. Not sure where to start? This list features typography trends with examples to use as inspiration for… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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70+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates

Brochures are an incredibly important part of identity and branding for any type of business. Whether you’re keeping customers informed, marketing a new product, or selling your services. A beautiful, modern brochure template can be a great starting point. We’ve tracked down some of the most beautiful, creative brochure designs to help you quickly get started with a professional template. They’re modern and stylish, and can help your business stand out from the crowd. All these brochure designs come in… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Slanted in L.A.: Jens Gehlhaar

In a town like L.A. and on a production like Slanted’s, which brings together the material for a magazine, not everything has to work out. Often, the best things happen when they’re not planned, just as they did when we went to this gleaming city in fall 2019. We were happy to meet the luminaries from the local creative scene and we are thrilled to share our inspiring encounters with you. Jens Gehlhaar, born and raised in Germany, is a commercial artist living in Los Angeles who works in film, design… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 
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30+ Best Procreate Brushes 2020 (Free & Pro)

If you’re a digital artist searching for the perfect Procreate brush to craft stunning illustrations or to design unique website header images, we’ve got a great collection of professional Procreate brushes just for you. Procreate is amongst the most popular drawing apps available for iPad Pro. It’s actually more than just a simple drawing app. With the Apple Pencil stylus and the right set of brushes, this app can help you craft amazing digital drawings and paintings. The app comes with over 130… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Re:Post

Re:Post shows visualizations of the basics class of Visual Communication at the Berlin University of the Arts, which demonstrate a digital dialogue between text and image. A text is posted by each student in a specified order, which refers formally or in terms of content to the preceding one: a chain of quotations is created, the components of which are visualized by the class. The project accompanied the entire online summer semester 2020 and thus contributes to a constant exchange between the… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Henrike Uthe | 
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40+ Best Website PSD Mockups & Tools 2020

A great website mockup design can help to present your web design in a beautiful, unique way. This collection of website mockup PSDs is perfect for doing just that, and we’ll also share our favorite website mockup tools, and tips for creating your website mockup! Proper presentation is the key to delighting your clients. Whether you’re working on a website design or a logo design, the way you present your designs to your client determines your level of professionalism. When choosing a mockup template to… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Forward Festival 2020 Vienna

For six years now, the  Forward Festival has been a popular hotspot for creatives and those interested in the creative scene. With this year’s motto Digital Eyes, the Forward Festival 2020 Vienna will take place October 8th and 9th, digital, analog and yet anything but binary. Digitization and technology are no longer exclusively future-visioned terms, they came to stay. It affects us all, our work, the market, it changes and will no longer become less. With our heads in our smartphones, we seem to… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 
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Affinity Designer vs Illustrator: Pros & Cons Compared

It’s been more than three decades since Adobe introduced us to Illustrator. All this time, Illustrator has been the go-to software for vector graphics design. Ask any expert designer and they’ll tell you how they can’t even think of switching software. Illustrator is now part of their workflow and career. Adobe used this loyalty to their advantage, by converting their software licensing to a subscription plan. You now have to pay a monthly price to keep using the software. For some people, it’ll still… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Best Responsive & HTML Email Design Tutorials

How do you design an email that will result in plenty of opens and strong click-through rates? There’s a little art – and luck – that goes into email design. Whether you’re looking at the graphic and visual design, or the responsive HTML development side, email design can be a tricky business. Here, we’re going to look at some tutorials to help you learn everything you need to know about email design, from some basics to more advanced techniques to help you make this most of this digital marketing… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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5 Procreate Tips for Pro iPad Design

Procreate is the main reason artists fell in love with the iPad Pro. It’s the app that transformed the iPad into the portable drawing pad that every artist dreamed of. Procreate is an app full of amazing features and possibilities. Today we share with you some of the best Procreate tips to help you make the most of this app. Whether you’re just getting started with iPad Pro and Procreate or an expert looking for useful tips, this guide will surely help you create professional art using the popular iOS… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

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