DT&G : Design, Typography & Graphics from the Design Center for August 2017

Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields -- Lots of fun this month, and really too many creative updates! Back to school and then on to September for the opening of the 23rd Annual Fall Fonts Festival! Have a great month, and don't forget to stay in touch . . .

Vol 27, #8 ~ August 2017

Table of Contents : What's here:


01 National Coloring Book Day : something for everyone to relax, color and enjoy
02 Creative Tidbits #234: Scan Design, Paper marketing, CSS effects a new font and more!
03 Creative Tidbits #235: Getting Rid of Adobe CC? Drones, Maïté Franchi, Legos and more!
04 Creative Tidbits #236: Web design, web type, web circles, cigar packaging and more!
05 Creative Tidbits #237: Searching for Scripts, hand lettering, big grphics, Ramadan and more!
06 60-Seconds #337 : I wonder if Jimmy Buffett ever tried to get Margaritaville on Sirius Radio!
07 Alternatives? How To Ditch Adobe Creative Cloud
08 A new Graphic Design Tool includes a Collection of 6,000+ Free Templates
09 Securely Delete iPhone and iPad with Data Shredder for iOS
10 In-House or Freelance Graphic Designers need high power project planning
11 Does the world need a Object-Based Font Server? You be the judge!
12 Hacker protection Camera Guard blocks webcam and microphone on macOS
13 Rolling into the Fall

Go to : http://www.graphic-design.com/news/1708.html August 1, 2017

DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for April / May, 2017

Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields -- Spring Colors : the 22nd Annual Designing Women issue continues! Send us your samples for DTG readers to share and discover your skills and talents

Vol 27, #4 ~ May, 2017

Table of Contents : What's here:

  1. April, almost May
  2. 22nd Annual Designing Women : Michela Picchi, Amanda Jane Jones and Amy Cox
  3. Creative Tidbits #226: James Niehues, DeviantArt, Logos, Iceland design
  4. Creative Tidbits #227: Free Fonts, logo tips, Fake News, Photoshop Ethics and more!
  5. Photoshop Tutorial: The Essential Guide to Creating Vintage-Style Posters
  6. 60-Seconds #341 : Is this really necessary? What are they thinking?
  7. Designing Women : Sisters Gulassa, Missy Meyer, Gemma O’Brien and Mahima Mahajan
  8. Where do designing women come from? Designing Girls!
  9. DT&G Magazine Designing Women Friends on Facebook
  10. April, May and on and on
  11. Thanks for reading... and Happy April/May

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DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for September, 2016

Welcome to September, and the opening of Fall!

  1. Wow... our 22nd annual FONTS FESTIVAL!
  2. 22nd Fonts Fest: moving type, type for lawyers, cancer type and more
  3. Typographer's Majestic Treasure Chest with 45 awesome caligraphic fonts
  4. FFF #2: A Tattoo font, some calligraphy, a weird sans, . . . a slab and even a caps marker font!
  5. Photoshop Madness: Add A Realistic Old Photo Effect To Any Photo with Photoshop
  6. 60-Seconds #336 : You Are Annoying Your Customers? Do you know why?
  7. Creative Tidbits #213: the world's ugliest color, beyond CMYK. . . free photos, icons and more
  8. VIDEO Tutorial : How To Make Images Look Old using Photoshop
  9. Marketing Update : ad strategies, food trends, direct mail, making money and more
  10. 5 Signs That It's Time to Update Your Website
  11. Social Media Update : Celebrity Posts, Facebook Likes, Twitter Tactics, . . . media failures and more
  12. Ad Blockers : ad poison, skip button, pernicious Facebook,
  13. . . . Adblock, WSJ, reader blocking
  14. A Sad day for P22
  15. The end of the Publishers' Warehouse
  16. Autumn is here... gearing up
September 1, 2016

DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for July, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #7 ~ July
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Back to Design School issue, and our Fall Fonts Festival kicking off in September!
SURF's UP.. Summer is almost over!

  • 01 JULY 2016 - Digital Photography, photos, and all fun in the sun ...
  • 02 Photoshop Madness : Make Your Own Angry Bird Fan Art With Photoshop
  • 03 60 Seconds 334: Why use Spotify?
  • 04 4th of July Nails
  • 05 Creative Tidbits #209: body painting, Photoshop filters,
    . . . type and typography and more
  • 06 2016 Elections : Now you can dress and undress your favorite candidates
    . . . Trump, Clinton, or Sanders, or all three!
  • 07 Illustrator vector cupcakes and muffins!
  • 08 This could be the most important drawing software since Adobe Illustrator
  • 09 PSMania yet another image editor for photo enthusiasts
  • 10 Self publishing has come of age, and Textkraft mobile production
    . . . studio makes it happen
  • 11 3rd annual Dronestagram/National Geographic International
    . . . Drone Photography Contest
  • 12 Patina Painting App for Mac Relaunched with New Features
  • 13 July to August... on the road... taking car
July 2, 2016

DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for June, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #6 ~ June
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

  1. SURF's UP.. on the web
  2. Creative Tidbits #208: Smile design, fabric design, publishing, rip off design and more
  3. 60 Seconds 333: Google searches fail. Is it time for a new search engine?
  4. Creative Tidbits #207: pricing tips, tshirts, font selection, responsive design and more
  5. Color : Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Design offer superb inspiration for today's designers
  6. Creative Tidbits #206: political logos, fonts, pen & ink, creative blocks and more
  7. Washington Technology Announces Industry Days Lineup at ACQUIRE Show
  8. Welcome to Adobe Spark! A new way to generate social media content
  9. Adobe Spark: Creating Effective Video for your Cause or Crowdfunding Campaign
  10. Spark Spotlight: How a Bike Shop Spurred a Pedal Revolution
  11. Marketing Update : Prince's death, Coachella, strategy, franchisees, Surveys and more
  12. NO MORE SUBMISSIONS -- the honor system is dead!
  13. July, August and Summertime Design
May 30, 2016

DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for May, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #5 ~ May
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

  • Welcome to May -- creative beginnings, May Design, color and graduation!
  • 21st Annual Designing Women for 2016 comes to a close
  • Laura Worthington: graphic designer, typeface designer, lettering art extraordinaire
  • We Love you, Yuko Shimizu !
  • 21st Annual Designing Women: Marta Granados, two new videos and more
  • Seymour Chwast: Using irony and sympathy in graphic design
  • 60-Seconds #332 : How to keep your email our of the spam traps and trash!
  • Creative Tidbits #205: shortcuts, video, extravagant lettering, illustration and more
  • &Else : News, Views & Reviews is busy this Spring
  • You are at risk : ransomware, sextortion, cyberstalking, phishing, malware
  • Goodbye Winter, hello Summer
  • April 29, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for April, 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #4 ~ April
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

    • Designing Women and Color Everywhere for April
    • 21st Annual Designing Women: BLITZ, Stacey after a decade, Becca's soft hand, Cuba Illustrated and more
    • Hamilton Wood Type celebrates "Mardell," a new font designed by Louise Fili
    • Louise Fili : World Class design
    • Art Nouveau and Victorian Color Palettes in Graphic Design - and era of decorative arts
    • Creative Tidbits #203: Infographics, bold characters, Nazis, Web Design and more
    • Creative Tidbits #204: big changes, small world, then technology and more
    • Flora Borsi: Discovering one's self in the art of photography and Photoshop
    • Flora Borsi and her works in self portriats
    • Interview : Painting Mark Ruffalo with Jason Seiler
    • Springtime ... Looking forward to Summer
    April 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for March, 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #3 ~ March
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

    1. March: Designing Women
    2. 21st Annual Designing Women Celebration:
            New finds, old friends, remarkable designing women
    3. Designing Women : The remarkable Louise Fili
    4. Ilene Strizver : The hardest working woman in the Typography biz
    5. Favorite articles from Ilene Strizver, founder of The
            Type Studio and TypeTalk at Creative Pro
    6. 60 Seconds #329 : 10 Ways to BREAK the Creative Block
            for designers, illustrators, writers
    7. Web Design : Is Complex Graphic Design UX Friendly?
    8. This is one of the last sites where you will not be stalked
            it's time to protect yourself from cookies
    9. 60-Seconds #330 : Is it a copy? Is it not a copy?
            Copy-anti-copy? Plagiarism? Stock?
    10. Marilyn Monroe, August 1953: The Lost LOOK Photos
    11. At last, powerful 2D and 3D, world class CAD for Macintosh
    12. Better story telling and visual flow using StoryBoard Artist
    13. Designers' Concern : Countering the Growing Intellectual Property Theft Threat
    14. April is just around the corner
    March 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for Feb. 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #2 ~ February
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are celebrting Presidents, and Black History Month in the cold, cold winter

    1. February: In search of Martin Luther King Jr.
    2. 26th year of DT&G --- did you miss me ?
    3. Creative Tidbits #201: Trump, Iranian type, Adobe Post, classic signs and more
    4. In search of Martin Luther King Jr.
    5. Vintage Valentine's Cuts copyright free clip art on CD-ROM
    6. 60-Seconds #328 : Why do cybercrime spam cartels keep sending the same, tired old spam?
    7. Ad Blockers : people finally had enough and now see no ads! Can you blame them?
    8. 60-Seconds #327 : Who establishes the logo design trends for 2016?
    9. Awesome Steampunk photo manipulations and photo-realistic illustrations!
    10. Creative Tidbits #202: anti-drug drive posters, Bikinis, Photoshop Action and more
    11. Awesome Photographic modifications and manipulations that defy reality
    12. Creative coloring apps for designers and illustrators of all ages
    13. Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time ... inspiration for artists and visionaries
    14. A New Year and A New Look: McDonald's Global Packaging Launches In Style
    15. WATCH for upcoming changes in the sites and in the editorial slant
    February 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for December 2015

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 25, #12 ~ December
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to the holiday seasons, and the start of a brand new 2016!

    1. Welcome to the 25th Holiday Season in the Design & Publishing Center!
    2. DT&G is an AD-FREE web site!
    3. 'tis the Season for Fresh, Alive, Elegant Typography
    4. 'tis the season for joyous, inviting, festive, and expressive fonts
    5. Creative Tidbits #199: Spec Work, Google Logo, Laser-Cut vectors,
    6. Holiday Musings: projects, crafts, creative activities for all ages
    7. Mandalas - an age old art form finds new life in today's society
    8. 64 Mandala coloring pages get you started in the art of soothing coloring therapy
    9. The Eric Gill Series comes to the Design & Publishing Center's & Type department
    10. Drone Photography Winners announced : Small drones, big changes
    11. Color Therapy : 40 Excellent coloring pages to color your way to good health!
    12. Color and Art Therapy for Grown Ups -- Makes Anyone an Artist
    13. DT&G Advertising update : Ad Blockers
    14. Advertising Update : Brand Advertising, Ad Blockers, McWhopper, McDonald's
    15. &Else : news, views, tidbits from around the world
    16. Out with 2015, in with 2016 and year 26
    December 1, 2015