Archive for the ‘Design school’ Category

Featured profile: David Oey

Jani / Design school / April 6th, 2017

David Oey

This post marks the beginning of a series of interviews. Each month you will get to read an interview with a user that has a beautiful profile. In this one we’re talking to David Oey, a realtor from Toronto, Canada. He’s using Flipsnack to present his listings. (more…)

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The purpose of any fashion lookbook is to show off a model, a clothing line or a style, through a collection of photos. A model’s lookbook will act as a portfolio, while brands will use their lookbooks to promote a seasonal collection or a clothing line, and to give styling ideas. Some brands send them to customers as free mail order catalogs, while others simply host them online and as digital lookbooks. But even if we’re talking about different roles and uses, there are some design principles that can be generally applied to all. (more…)

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It’s not just the end of December, it’s also the end of the year, so we thought we should do something crazy for this month’s top flipbooks article. So we reached out to more publishers than we usually do. The result is an incredible collection of inspiring brochures, magazines and catalogs.

Below you will see 21 top flipbooks that have earned their place and deserve to be featured.

Keep scrolling, click on images to see entire magazines and read quotes from the publishers – what they do and what they like about Flipsnack. (more…)

Graphic design trends 2017

We contacted some very famous graphic designers (and also a few who aren’t quite famous yet) and we asked all of them one question:
What will be the biggest trend in graphic design in 2017? 

You can read all their replies and predictions below. The answers are varied, from serious answers to jokes, but we love the diversity of opinion. (more…)

Interview with Zipeng Zhu

Jani / Design school / December 13th, 2016

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Today we are featuring an interview with Zipeng Zhu, art director and graphic designer. His style is exuberant, colorful, “a razzle-dazzle musical”, as he would describe it. He did an internship with Paula Scher and got hired by Sagmeister & Walsh just before graduating.  We’re super impressed by his resume, so we felt honored when he agreed to do the interview with us.

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Interview with Debbie Millman

Jani / Design school / December 6th, 2016

Debbie Millman interview

Debbie Millman is named “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA. She’s also a writer, radio host and blogger – she is simply incredible!

We had the great pleasure of interviewing her and we talked about her career, plans, favorite books, tips for aspiring designers. She offers stellar advice for designers, and she is a great example of hard work and determination for anyone who wants to be more successful in his/her career.  (more…)

Top flipbooks of November 2016

Jani / Top flipbooks / November 29th, 2016

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It’s time for the monthly roundup of beautiful and interesting flipbooks published on Flipsnack. We selected our favorites, contacted the authors / uploaders and asked them for a short description. Below you can read their answers and see our selection of top publications, in random order.

Click on images to see the entire thing, and enjoy!

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jacob cass just creative interview

The star of today’s interview is Jacob Cass, the founder or JUST Creative. He’s also a blogger, author, entrepreneur and award-winning designer with a huge portfolio, which includes clients like Nintendo, Red Bull, Zynga and more. His work and writings can be found on leading websites and magazines, such as: Smashing Magazine, Design Graphics, HOW, Computer Arts and many others.  (more…)

Interview with Ram Castillo

Jani / Design school / November 15th, 2016 / 1 Comment »

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Ram Castillo is an award-winning designer, career expert, blogger, speaker and author. He has over 12 years experience working with world famous agencies and clients like Audi, Coca-Cola, Google, Louis Vuitton Group and McDonald’s. His work has been featured in HOW Magazine, Communication Arts, Apple and AIGA. Despite his impressive portfolio, Ram is easy to talk to and comes off as a nice, down to earth person. (more…)

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Have you ever attended a boring presentation, where the speaker had many slides with an unattractive look? If you are a designer or a creative person, you probably promised yourself to never make the same mistakes.

Personally, I swore to myself I will never make boring presentations.

This month I had the opportunity to prove that, because one of my tasks was to design a presentation on Behavioral Data. The subject wasn’t familiar to me, and I was tempted to make something basic, but I challenged myself.

Here is what I find important to know when you want to design a creative presentation.

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