An Interview With a New Breed of Digital Painter: Spencer Watson

An Interview With a New Breed of Digital Painter: Spencer Watson

We’ve had our doubts about mobile devices in the past. However, could the tides be changing with new waves of artists like Spencer Watson leading the charge?

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An Interview with a Ballpoint Pen Master: Crimson City Art

An Interview with a Ballpoint Pen Master: Crimson City Art

With over 100,000 followers on Facebook, Josh Carrington, aka Crimson City’s work is undeniable.

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An Interview with French Illustrator and Art Director Sophie Rocher

An Interview with French Illustrator and Art Director Sophie Rocher

Sophie Rocher is an art director and illustrator based in Paris. Here’s a Design Instruct exclusive interview.

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5 Common Problems That Limit Your Creative Success

5 Common Problems That Limit Your Creative Success

After working on Design Instruct as its editor for the last 6 years and being a creative professional myself, I can say that there has been no shortage of life lessons and insights along the way.

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Flat Line Graphic Design Tools Icon Set Freebie

Flat Line Graphic Design Tools Icon Set Freebie

We’ve got a great set of icons exclusively for Design Instruct readers.

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An Interview with a Young, Up-and-Coming Designer: Shaivalini Kumar

An Interview with a Young, Up-and-Coming Designer: Shaivalini Kumar

Shaivalini Kumar is a young designer who has been featured in Adobe’s 25 Under 25 program for her fantastically colorful and humorous work. We have an interview with this young artist for your reading pleasure.

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7 Next-Level Collage Artists to Inspire You

7 Next-Level Collage Artists to Inspire You

You’ve probably tried your hand at collage making once or twice in your life. These artists take it to the next level.

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5 Reasons Why it’s Good to Be a Beginner Designer

5 Reasons Why it’s Good to Be a Beginner Designer

In the creative world, experience is often seen as a boon to anyone’s resume. A lack of experience, on the other hand, is often a source of anxiety and stress for many beginners… But it shouldn’t be.

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The World’s Most Beautifully Designed Subway Maps

The World’s Most Beautifully Designed Subway Maps

Maps may not seem to be the most glamorous of design commissions but if you’re lucky enough to be tapped to design one, these are the ones to use as inspiration.

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5 Reasons You Need a Design Book Collection

5 Reasons You Need a Design Book Collection

We have a small collection of art and design books here at Design Instruct and it’s obvious we need more.

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25 Things Designers Have Said About Design

25 Things Designers Have Said About Design

Design is one of those professions wherein true, life-changing insights are best gained when you let it consume you and permeate every aspect of your life. It is only when you have enough experience (and failures) under your belt, that you can really get a sense of what design is really about — and more to the point — what “good” design is really about.

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5 More True Things Every Creative Already Knows (or Should Know) Vol. 2

5 More True Things Every Creative Already Knows (or Should Know) Vol. 2

Here are a few more true things we all know.

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