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Luba Lukova: Social Justice 2008

Somewhere between Picasso's wood-cut years and German Expressionism, Luba Lukova has carved a deep niche in social graphic design -- one that will not be erased for decades and generations to come. The messages are stark, undeniable, and slam you right between the eyes. If you cannot own it, at least see Social Justice 2008 Luba Lukova August 7, 2009

The Semiartist

You read Melissa Mason's article "Designless In Seattle" some time ago -- now let's take look at some of her outstanding design work with a little visit to her studio Semiartist portfolio August 7, 2009

If you can dream it ...

Michael Campbell is the skill and vision behind our "Photo to Painting" tutorial, and once you see this, you'll be convinced that magic exists and dreams do come true. Visit the studio of photographer and digital artist Michael Campbell August 7, 2009

Amy Dresser extraordinary photo retouching

If you'd like to see some extraordinary photo retouching, and spactacular photo-illustration, go no further than the studios where photography takes on a whole new meaning. Of course, we're talking about the studios of Amy Dresser August 7, 2009

Laura Smith

Fabulous illustrations; classic color palettes; soft texturing; stylish drawings -- posters, stamps, ads, billboards for some of the most prestigious clients in the world -- we cannot say too many good things about Illustrator Laura Smith August 7, 2009

Kristen Nikosey: Illustration

Kristen Nikosey Graphic designer and illustrator from the LA area presents spectacular art influenced by textile design, pattern designs and impressionist paintings -- possibly the leading pattern artist in the world...visit the works of Kristen Nikosey August 7, 2009

Using gradient paragraph rules

This time, David Bergsland, resident InDesign expert, recalls one of the unique features of InDesign -- the ability to make gradient strokes -- and then puts them to work building Gradient Paragraph Rules
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Even Faster Web Sites

Steve SoudersSteve Souders, web performance evangelist at Google and former Chief Performance Yahoo!, provides valuable techniques to help you optimize your site's performance -- another important title for web publishers who want Even Faster Web Sites August 4, 2009

Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure

This is one of the books that top our "BEST" list for anyone with a digital camera! In this beautifully illustrated and inspiring new book -- "Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure" -- award-winning photographer and best-selling author Mikkel Aaland gives you a hands-on, guided tour of Lightroom 2.0 August 3, 2009

Newsletters: Design for Hard Times

Newsletter designer ... let design and layout save you from the slump! You may have forgotten -- during economic down-turns, the newsletter is one of the best vehicles for pumping up identity and loyalty in both commercial business and organizations. Here, we look at enhancing the design of a nonprofit newsletter for real impact and results -- first in a series Designing your newsletter August 1, 2009