10 photography trends to watch in 2016

10 photography trends to watch in 2016
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We are all familiar with that mobile look, dull fades and the effect of SocalityBarbie blowing the top off ‘authentic’ stereotypes. I think creatives will agree, we’re ready for what’s next. Prepare for design and photography in 2016 that escalates a deeper focus on the mediums used, a more sophisticated understanding and use of color, and a deeper connection to the moment over creating a mockery of staged setups.
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The top 10 free brush fonts

The top 10 free brush fonts
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A brush typeface offers a humanistic and playful approach to your designs and look great printed – especially applying techniques such as spot colour.   Here, we’ve scoured the web to find you 10 top examples of free brush fonts for designers. Enjoy! (And don’t forget to check out our comprehensive list of free fonts.)
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Font of the day: THIS

Font of the day: THIS
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vimeo: 149195323 Every day we choose a ‘font of the day’ from the best free and paid-for fonts we can find. You can search the site for our back catalogue or search the hashtag #CBfonts on Twitter. Now we’re going to take a little ad break and below it you’ll find today’s selection!
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What makes a truly great logo design

What makes a truly great logo design
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Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has teamed up with Vox.com’s Joe Posner to release a short film, ‘What makes a truly great logo’. In the four-minute video, the pair run through four different types of logo and explain what really makes a design work, as well as why online fights about new logos are misguided. “It’s not the splash you make when you hit the water. It’s how long you keep your head above that water,” explains Bierut.
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Font of the day: Nordique

Font of the day: Nordique
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Every day we choose a ‘font of the day’ from the best free and paid-for fonts we can find. You can search the site for our back catalogue or search the hashtag #CBfonts on Twitter.
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All the top design trends you need to know in 2016

All the top design trends you need to know in 2016
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Love or loathe them, new design trends emerge, evolve and expire every year. As a creative professional or hobbyist, it helps to have a handle on the aesthetics that will define the coming months – if only to stay one step ahead. Trends work best when they’re manipulated in new contexts to produce original creative. Whether you’re interested in using the predictions here to push your work further, or simply want to know what to avoid, here are the most exciting design movements happening across six core creative disciplines.
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Font of the day: Ruffle Beauty

Font of the day: Ruffle Beauty
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We’re big fans of typography and are always seeking out new and exciting typefaces, whether free fonts or the very best fonts worth paying for. So, if you’re in need of a font for your current project or are building up a collection, we may be able to help out.
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Need a creative pick me up? Follow Fred Deakin's two-week design workout

Need a creative pick me up? Follow Fred Deakin's two-week design workout
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With the holiday celebrations already a fading memory, 2016 is slowly getting into gear. At University of the Arts London, Prof. Fred Deakin – creative veteran previously of Airside studio and music duo Lemon Jelly – is welcoming in the New Year with an exciting experiment in Arts Education. The intensive two-week workshop, Modual: 2016, is designed to help 60 selected final year students from across disciplines harness the power of collaboration.
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7 elegant script fonts you won't hate

7 elegant script fonts you won't hate
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Script fonts: high-end, elegant, a quick way to add a touch of class to a design, right? Except often they’re not. Tainted by a cloudy history of illegibility and wedding invitation abuse, the reputation of the stylish script font has taken a knock in recent years.   Like handwriting, many cursive fonts fall flat when it comes to readability. Yet amidst the scrawl, a number of true gems exist that do exactly what a good script font should: add elegance and personality, while remaining legible.
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How to get your next creative pitch right

How to get your next creative pitch right
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Speaking to even a small group of people – especially clients – can be very difficult. Few people are truly good at this. It’s more like some are just less terrible than others. You get less terrible at it by doing it more. Which is why larger shops have account executives, and even entire ‘new business’ departments. But we creatives still get pulled into  the presentation teams anyway, so not much way out of it. Here are some tips for making what can be a dreadful experience into fun. (Okay, at least less dreadful.)
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Font of the day: Monopoly

Font of the day: Monopoly
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Every day we choose a ‘font of the day’ from the best free and paid-for fonts we can find. You can search the site for our back catalogue or search the hashtag #CBfonts on Twitter.
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