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7 downtime activities you might not have thought of

Ever since the lockdown began, creatives have been sharing ideas online about how to fill their downtime. There’s been an abundance of people offering free classes and courses – you can see some of our favourites in our free online resources post. But what if none of these ideas float your boat, and you’re still […]

Serif wants to buy your existing work

As part of Serif’s efforts to help creatives during the COVID-19 crisis, the team behind Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer and Affinity Publisher have pledged to buy work from 100 creatives over 100 days.  The 100 Days, 100 Commissions initiative will take place over the next three months, and Serif is asking designers, photographers and publishers […]

Free online resources for creatives stuck at home

As we all adjust to the changes to our lives caused by coronavirus pandemic, and social distancing becomes the (hopefully temporary) new normal, the creative community is coming together with various brilliant examples of solidarity and support. Every day, we have seen more and more individuals, groups and companies offer their talents and services for free. […]

DesignCap Review

DesignCap is a web-based free online graphics app engineered to simplify the cumbersome process of graphic design and reduce cost dramatically, it comes to us from the Pearl Mountain team who have worked on projects like fotojet. Here the thing, one of the reasons why online design sites have become less and less popular is […]

Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics won’t get new logo

After weeks of speculation, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were officially postponed last week in response to the spread of coronavirus. The new dates have now been announced as 21 July to 8 August 2021, with the Paralympic games moving to 24 August to 5 September. While the dates have changed, in a potentially surprising move, […]

Polaroid rebrand is an instant pick-me-up

Polaroid has reclaimed its original name and drawn on its previous visual identity in a rebrand that sees the instant film pioneer come full circle. Though you may not have noticed the existence of Polaroid Originals in the first place, this arm of the brand is officially no more. The entire company has now unified, […]

A guide to Spark AR: Create and share AR effects

The idea of augmenting reality (AR) has been around for decades, but it’s only recently becoming an increasingly mainstream technology with tangible uses, from entertainment to marketing. The tools for building AR experiences are constantly developing, and now platforms such as Spark AR Studio are bringing easy-to-create AR to the social media generation.  Here, Lorna […]

Disney Plus: All you need to know including how to get a free trial, movies and more

Disney Plus has become a huge hit since it launched in November 2019. It’s currently available in the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand and some European countries such as UK, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Its release has been delayed in India and France due to coronavirus, but if it’s […]

Adobe software list: Which apps do you need?

The Adobe software list is a giant. Every creative need is covered. And one thing’s for sure, whether you’re a graphic designer web designer, photographer, illustrator, marketing professional or working in the TV and movie industry, it contains most of the tools your profession considers industry standard. But most Adobe software requires a subscription, and […]

Get $50 off the Wacom One until 22 March

Are you looking to upgrade your digital art arsenal? Well, you’re in luck as Wacom has launched its spring sale in the US, and it includes some pretty tidy discounts. With offers covering top tablets and accessories, you could get kitted out for the new season at a lower price.  To kick things off, Wacom […]