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May is one of the best months of the year. The sun shines brighter, the days are getting warmer, but mornings and nights are still chilly and breezy. Not to mention the fact that there’s more daylight and all nature turns green!

What a perfect time to update your desktop background with a fresh wallpaper! That’s the beauty of wallpaper calendars: you can change them every month to bring new vibes to your work space.

Our May 2016 calendar wallpaper is free and it can be downloaded easily, just by clicking on the download links below the image. As you can see, there are 3 sizes available because we want you to be able to personalize of your devices: computer, tablet and smartphone.

Thank you for all the messages you sent us about how much you like our calendars, how they make you smile or how they brighten up your workspace. Feel free to share them with your friends.

We’ll be back next month with a new calendar!

Stay tuned!

Top flipbooks of April 2016

Jani / Top flipbooks / April 26th, 2016

It’s time to share our monthly picks for the top flipbooks series.

Last month we had a particularly long blog post, so today we’ll only put a few flipbooks in the spotlight. We’ll share with you a short description of the publication and a layout, to give you a taste of the publication.  If you want to view the entire publication, just click on the image and it will take you to the full flipbook.

Enjoy your reading!

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Modern Day Classics Title

From Romeo and Juliet to Aslan the Lion, it’s no secret that some of our favourite characters from classic literature had their fair share of problems. But could modern-day technology go any way towards helping them out of their sticky situations? How differently might our cherished fictional tales have turned out if smartphones had played a part?

We found out for ourselves when we reimagined some of the best-loved novels from history as Modern Day Classics.

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How to make retro style inspired magazines

Patricia Coroi / Design school / April 14th, 2016

Are you interested in creating a new and original magazine? It’s a great idea to look at vintage books and publications that represent different styles from the history of graphic design. Let yourself be fascinated by retro design and be inspired to create something different and unique.

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LinkedIn Influencers are some of the most engaged, prolific and influential professionals and experts from various fields: marketing & advertising, economy, technology, education, healthcare and more. They are hand-picked by LinkedIn each year, based on their popularity and activity. They all have an “influencer” badge on their profiles. Read the rest of this entry »

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The sun was warm but the wind was chill./ You know how it is with an April day” – Robert Frost  Read the rest of this entry »

Top flipbooks of March 2016

Jani / Top flipbooks / March 29th, 2016

As you all know by now, each month we select a few brochures, catalogs, magazines and lookbooks to be featured on our blog. The publications included in the Top flipbooks of the month are entirely editorial selections. What do they have in common? Just one thing: we like them and we think you will too. Anybody can use them for inspiration when making the designs for a new brochure or catalog. Read the rest of this entry »

10 principles of good design

Patricia Coroi / Design school, Freebies / March 27th, 2016

Who is Dieter Rams? 

Dieter Rams is a famous industrial designer who believes that “good design is as little design as possible“. His design philosophy had a big influence not only in product design but also in graphic design. His 10 principles for good designs are like the 10 commands for designers. He worked for the Braun company, which produces electronic gadgets. He designed many devices in the iconic style of the ‘50s which is still appreciated and has influenced designers such as Jonathan Ive, who is responsible for how Apple gadgets look like. Read the rest of this entry »

All brands and businesses want the same thing in the end: sales. Everybody want to sell as much as possible. If you’re reading this you’re probably interested in this yourself and you’re looking for ideas and tips on how to increase sales.
There are many ways to optimize your marketing content for online sales, but today we’ll just focus on product catalogs and how they can help you sell more. Read the rest of this entry »

Each new design project comes with its own set of questions. Who are we designing for? What do they like? How can we connect with them? How can we get their attention?

While the answer to these questions can be provided through data, interviews and other sources, there is one question that puzzles even the most experienced of designers. What fonts should I use for this particular design?

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