Design Instruct’s New Year’s Motivation for 2015

Design Instruct’s New Year’s Motivation for 2015

Last year we created a list of simple 52 New Year’s resolutions. This year, we thought we’d give you something a bit more motivational to keep you going strong for the rest of 2015.

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Pixel-like Watercolor Paintings of Pop Culture Icons

Pixel-like Watercolor Paintings of Pop Culture Icons

With references to Breaking Bad, Tetris, and beloved paintings like American Gothic, Adam Lister’s deconstructed watercolor style provides a unique take on the familiar icons and objects that surround us.

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Free Online Book Will Teach You Web Typography Fundamentals

Free Online Book Will Teach You Web Typography Fundamentals

There are a handful of timeless typography principles. For instance, scale, proportion, rhythm and harmony are applicable to any design that relies on textual content to convey a message, whether it’s an iOS app or a printed newspaper.

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Intricate Vintage Logo Designs

Intricate Vintage Logo Designs

Graphic designer Joe White, who hails from London and owns Ye Olde Studio, skillfully creates finely-detailed logos that have a vintage look-and-feel.

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This Site Has All the Dummy Text You’ll Ever Need

This Site Has All the Dummy Text You’ll Ever Need

Using dummy/filler text is sometimes necessary in order to completely show the characteristics of a design mockup to clients. Lorem ipsum has been the go-to solution since the 1960s.

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See What a Website Looks Like in Comic Sans

See What a Website Looks Like in Comic Sans

Comic Sans is a font everyone loves to hate. It’s the only font I know of that has entire sites dedicated solely to getting the font banned and considering the use of the font to be a criminal offense.

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Stunning Sculptures Made Out of Cardboard

Stunning Sculptures Made Out of Cardboard

Berlin-based designer Bartek Elsner has a collection called The Paper Stuff which includes sculptures built using cardboard.

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A Brief Introduction to Double Exposure Photography

A Brief Introduction to Double Exposure Photography

Double exposure photography is a technique in which 2 images are exposed in a single frame of film. This was a technique used by film photographers to achieve some really amazing effects.

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Where to Find the Best Free Stock Videos

Where to Find the Best Free Stock Videos

There are many sites that offer up free stock videos. However, the quality of the footage and the licensing terms in these sites vary greatly.

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8 Useful Subreddits for Designers

8 Useful Subreddits for Designers

Reddit isn’t just a great site for finding cat photos, it’s also an excellent resource for designers. This is a roundup of design-focused subreddits.

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Freebie: Film Simulation Lightroom Presets

Freebie: Film Simulation Lightroom Presets

Film will always be a part of photography. Even if technologies advance to the point where we have no use for it anymore (which isn’t happening anytime soon), film will always be in the DNA of the art of photography.

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5 Stunning Origami Instructional Videos

5 Stunning Origami Instructional Videos

Jo Nakashima, an origami artist based in Brazil, runs a YouTube channel that has easy-to-follow instructional origami videos. The channel has over half a million subscribers.

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