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A List Apart - A List Apart Magazine explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on techniques and benefits of designing with web standards.
Atlas Magazine - Webzine of photojournalism, graphics and illustration
Arkitip - Arkitip Magazine serves creative principles...what has started out as a project between friends has become a full fledged business and a worldwide source for groundbreaking art and design today.
Art of Production Magazine - Publishing solutions for graphic designers and graphic arts professionals.
Before & After - The magazine that made design fun.
Big Magazine - Latest in visual and trends, combining the work of influential creatives with newcoming ones as well.
Born Magazine - Born Magazine is an experimental venue marrying literary arts and interactive media. Original projects are brought to life every three months through creative collaboration between writers and artists.
Bossa- Nice creative magazine.
Brigata - The challenge is to move beyond flirtation to the discovery its concealed, raw and manifest power – through art, every-day life, people, the environment, technology and nature
Carter Mag - Magazine for creative inspiration.
CMYK - CMYK Magazine was launched in May of 1996 as a much-needed showcase of outstanding student work in advertising, design, illustration and photography.
Computer Arts Online - The ultimate zine for designers: free downloads, in-depth tutorials, news, interviews, galleries, exclusive competitions, message board and more
Crane Magazine - Submission Driven Magazine.
Creative Ireland - Creative Ireland is a website for the Irish creative design community
Cre@te Online - The number one site for Web designers: news, reviews, resources, columns, downloads, recruitment, exclusive competitions, discussion forum and much more...
Behavior - Creative Behavior is an online
design magazine that provide information for new media
designers, graphic designers, creative people, and any
of you who take a keen interest in the area of creative
industry and its aspects, from articles, interviews, typography,
news and links to other related web sites
Creative Business newsletter - the only publication devoted exclusively to the business of graphic design. Information is at
Delve Magazine - Delve was created to explore visual culture through experimentation in design, photography, illustration, and other related visual arts. contributing artists are encouraged to explore aspects of their chosen medium that fall outside of conventional or commercial applications.
Design Graphics Online - Online australian design magazine.
Design Tutor - Here you will find an expanding number of on-site and downloadable tutorials, helpful links and other material all aimed at helping you get the best from your web design and desktop publishing software.
Digit - The world of digital creativity. Digit magazine is a cross-platform magazine published by IDG for creative professionals working in digital media. Areas of interest include graphic design, 3D, Web, DTP, video, multimedia and animation.
Digital Media Designer - A resource for the digital designer.
Digital Output - The business guide for electronic publishers and digital imagers.
Digital Producer - igital Producer Magazine is the first choice of professional digital content creators using computers for digital video, special effects and 3D animation.
Digital Web - The web designer's online magazine of choice.
Dynamic Graphics - Bi-monthly magazine that provides "design ideas for the real world." Each issue delivers ideas, inspiration, and information to help every graphic designer produce successful, professional, attention-getting design and desktop publishing projects from start to finish for both Mac and Windows platforms.
Eye Magazine - Eye, the international review of graphic design, is a beautifully designed and printed quarterly magazine based in the UK: essential reading and viewing for graphic designers and other professionals in the art and business of visual culture.
Faesthetic - An affordable, accessible showcase for the best creativity and new art the world has to offer.
Famished - Webzine containing links, opinions and a weekly design article.
For The Masses - Design to Survive. Updated daily by a team of web enthusiasts from all over New Zealand.
Grafik - A Journal of the Best in Graphic Design.
Graphic Arts Monthly - Graphic Arts Monthly targets buyers and specifiers of printing equipment and supplies at commercial printing operations.
Graphic Design Basics - Graphic Design Basics is dedicated to the fields of design.
Graphic Design USA - Graphic Design:USA, published each month, covers people, news, features, trends and technology for the graphic design, creative, and multimedia industries.
Graphic Exchange - Canada's most intelligent editorial for professionals in digital communications and graphic arts.
Graphics IQ - The Get-Smart Site for Designers.
Graphics.com - The shared resource for creative design.
Graphis - International journal of visual communication. Offers current and back issues, subscription information.
How Design - The graphic design community's trusted source for creative inspiration, business advice, and tools of the trade.
Graphic Goo - Welcome to Graphic Goo, an online newsletter for web graphic designers.
ID-ology - Sharing knowledge to inspire you and the people around you about your brand.
ID Online - The International Design Magazine - Graphic Design, Product Design, Architecture
Kaliber1000 - The designers playground, a global digital design forum for people who actually have something to say, and know how to do it. Updated weekly with a new issue by a new designer or design team.
LiquidTreat - LiquidTreat delivers a fun, inspirational and informative weekly e-mail about design-related topics including solutions, interesting products, creative people, as well as must see places and events and clever ideas for kids and pets!
Mac Design - The graphics magazine for Mac users features tutorials, tips, and regular columns on doing design in the Mac community. 6+ issues/yr:
Neomu - The smallest magazine in the world. No ads. Just inspirational images.
NeoTabu - magazine - design - art - architecture - nature - fashion - living
News Today - Graphic Design Magazine for a better tomorrow.
Oops! - Design Ezine.
PEI Mag - One of the worlds leading publications dedicated exclusively to electronic imaging and photography, PEI delivers the latest advances in imaging technology, step-by-step downloadable tutorials, hardware and software reviews, insightful features, and outstanding images from todays most talented digital artists.
Photoshop User - A world-class team of Photoshop experts, authors, consultants, trainers, and educators whose focus is to ensure that our members stay on the cutting edge of the latest Adobe Photoshop techniques, technology, and news.
Pixel Surgeon - Pixelsurgeon is a digest of the creative, strange and interesting from the internet, relayed to you by our hand-picked team of newsposters.
Print Action Online - Canada's Monthly Graphic Arts Journal
Print Magazine - America's Graphic Design Magazine.
Print Media Service - Designed specifically for newspaper advertisers and retailers, Print Media Service includes monthly delivery of seasonal and promotional illustrations, photographers, headlines, retail-driven spec ads, a 40-page magazine and a convenient online service.
Publish - The how-to and know-how to publish on the web.
Roast Horse - RoastHorse is an online newsletter for graphic design and illustration, it is updated on a regular basis with interactive and collaborative works and subscribers news and projects.
Site Design Magazine - The online magazine for web designers.
Step Inside Design - Delivers unique personal perspectives on the issues, artists, and inspirations that drive design. This bi-monthly magazine will help energize and inspire your career. With informative, up-to-the-moment editorial and first person features, STEP is your guide to what's happening -- and what's going to happen -- in design. STEP takes readers behind the scenes to meet the creative problem-solvers that make it possible for us to move through the world in brilliant and dynamic ways.
Study of Design - This site brings you articles and resources for increasing your knowledge base of design fundamentals and techniques.
SurfStation - Daily industry and design links to news and reviews.
The Internet Eye Magazine - The Graphic Design Magazine is your free graphic design web design and tutorial resource on the Internet
Trade Pub - Free publications about graphic arts, printing and reprographics.
VUEPOINT Magazine - Published bi-monthly and is available to all members of VUE. In it you will find tutorial articles on features of Corel Ventura versions 8 and 10 with limited coverage of previous versions. In addition each issue includes tips and tricks, a question and answer section, and reviews on publishing, web sites, books and other resources.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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