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Fuel

23.09.2016

Fuel

Fuel are Damon Murray and Stephen Sorrell, a graphic and editorial design company, born in 1991 with a contemporary approach to art, specialising in design, production of catalogs and monographs. Establishing close relationships and collaborating with artists, galleries and publishers, Fuel design, production and publication of books from Spitalfields Studios. Since its inception, they have produced their work […]

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The Importance of Well-being

22.09.2016

The Importance of Well-being

Wellbeing is important, but can be elusive in modern times. It’s a fine balance of enjoying your occupation, maintaining strong relationships, having a nutritious diet, getting enough exercise, enough sleep and sustaining a positive outlook on life; a list in itself that proves somewhat stressful! With current trends emphasizing healthy lifestyles and work/life balance, it’s […]

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The Lemurs of Magagascar

21.09.2016

The Lemurs of Magagascar

Russian contributor Andrey Gudkov’s portfolio is a up, close and personal insight into the playful characteristics of the animal kingdom. From Komodo dragons fighting, baby leopards playing and buffalo running literally for their lives, he captures ever element and essence of the world’s wildlife. We asked him to give some background into how he manages […]

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Adobe Stock Contributor Platform Launches!

20.09.2016

Adobe Stock Contributor Platform Launches!

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the public beta version of the Adobe Stock Contributor Site, a new platform to submit content to both Adobe Stock and Fotolia. Since the acquisition of Fotolia by Adobe, we’ve been dreaming about the opportunities to provide contributors with enhanced submission experience and we thank you […]

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Tips for Freelance Designers to Prepare a Budget

15.09.2016

Tips for Freelance Designers to Prepare a Budget

Budgeting a design project is one of the early career challenges for most freelance designers. Knowing how to present fair value without being too far above or below the competition, so as not to receive negative comments from the client, is not easy. If you’re extremely high, you may lose the client; or if too […]

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The cities of tomorrow

14.09.2016

The cities of tomorrow

Creative, intelligent, sustainable and integral. These are the cities of the future. Cities that integrate technological components utilising the infinite potential of smartphones and that facilitate an interactive dialogue directly with people. Cities that are green, judicious in resource consumption, that recycle and that incentivise policies of awareness by individuals. Cities that offer services for […]

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Matt Story and the art of hyperrealisim

13.09.2016

Matt Story and the art of hyperrealisim

“I try to paint modern life and capture those perfect moments etched into our memories, but about which we never talk with each other. Each painting uses the gesture of the model, the scene to evoke a form of Platonism, an archetypal concept, a distilled essence; this thing that lasts beyond the moment.” During his […]

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Setting the Scene

12.09.2016

Setting the Scene

We are told very early on in our photographic careers, if we are lucky, that the background of any shot is as important as the subject itself. It sounds odd of course, as we want people to look at the subject rather than what is behind it. However, like many of the rules and laws […]

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Art Director? Creative Director? Designer?

09.09.2016

Art Director? Creative Director? Designer?

After all… What is the difference between a Designer, an Art Director, and a Creative Director? Watch out!  This is a topic that’s been known to generate discussion. Even given its complexities in practice, you probably at least understand it theoretically. So read on, but carefully, because the lines can be as blurred as a […]

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Creating a stock content calendar

08.09.2016

Creating a stock content calendar

It’s September! Back to school! Back to work! Back to reality! The batteries are recharged and you are full of energy to boost your stock creations. Of course, you want to work efficiently; stay organized, produce and submit compelling content, and get on top of your game. That’s why we’re here to help you plot […]

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How to create a 2D animation loop with After Effects CC

08.09.2016

How to create a 2D animation loop with After Effects CC

For many of us, September marks the end of the long relaxing summer days and return to the grind. To ease the transition we thought we’d give you a little back-to-school treat- an Adobe After Effects CC 2D animated looped tutorial! It’s a big one, so we’ve broken it down into a few easy to […]

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Inventors, makers and creators

08.09.2016

Inventors, makers and creators

Watching children play, changing mundane objects into cameras and cappuccino makers, shows us the ease and flow of their imagination and creativity. It is creative intelligence that lets us imagine, that allows our minds to shape things that are not present, which do not exist and what we never have experienced. All children have these […]

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