20 Logos That Creatively Use Negative Space

20 Logos That Creatively Use Negative Space

The use of negative space is just as important as positive space. It brings order and balance to a composition and sometimes can be used in clever ways.

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What Makes a Good Photograph?

What Makes a Good Photograph?

Photography is for everyone. That statement has never been truer than it is today what with the ever-increasing numbers of very capable cameras being placed in our phones and other mainstream devices.

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Freebie: 6 Handy Film Effect Photoshop Actions

Freebie: 6 Handy Film Effect Photoshop Actions

Need a quick fix for a photo you just took? Here are a few versatile Photoshop actions to add to your arsenal.

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The 25 Most Beautiful iOS Games Right Now

The 25 Most Beautiful iOS Games Right Now

We’ve always been big gaming enthusiasts at Design Instruct. We grew up with video games and we just love seeing the new ideas and artistic choices game developers make every year.

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30 Beautiful Examples of Handmade Lettering Made with Chalk

30 Beautiful Examples of Handmade Lettering Made with Chalk

If you’ve been to your local pub or cafe recently, chances are you’ll see a hand-lettered chalk mural or two on their walls.

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10 Great Online Stores for Photography Gear

10 Great Online Stores for Photography Gear

Finding the right gear for your photographic endeavors can be tough. Whether you want to dive in head first into photography or you’re just looking to spice up your mobile phone photography, we found some great websites to help you get started with your search.

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2,876 Consecutive Days of Creativity: Mike Winkelmann

2,876 Consecutive Days of Creativity: Mike Winkelmann

I’m sure a lot of you have experienced stretches of time when you just don’t feel creative; when your idea wells just dry up and you don’t produce anything at all. Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple, has kept up a streak that’s the opposite of that.

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21 Exquisite Art Deco Style Illustrations from Modern Masters

21 Exquisite Art Deco Style Illustrations from Modern Masters

Art Deco, from the 1920′s – 1940′s is one of the most influential visual art styles to have emerged in the last 100 years.

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24 Fantastic Works From Artists’ Sketchbooks

24 Fantastic Works From Artists’ Sketchbooks

Looking at an artist’s sketchbook is like seeing their rawest and most unadulterated ideas.

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Do Mobile Devices and Apps Really Have a Place in the Creative Workflow?

Do Mobile Devices and Apps Really Have a Place in the Creative Workflow?

Can creative work be done on tablets and phones? I’ve always thought that a pencil and a piece of paper is infinitely more valuable to a creative professional than a very expensive touchscreen. But I could be wrong.

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Fantastic Illustrator Portfolios That Are Sure to Inspire: March 2015

Fantastic Illustrator Portfolios That Are Sure to Inspire: March 2015

I don’t know about all of you, but I get a little envious of people who possess incredible illustration skills.

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Excellent Edge Printed Business Cards

Excellent Edge Printed Business Cards

Business cards will never really go away. They remain an effective tool for building networks and keeping in contact with clients and colleagues. For those of you looking to gain an edge (pun intended) in your business card game, we’ve collected some fantastic examples of edge-printed and edge-printed business cards.

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