Beyond the Pen Tool: A creative blog by DesignCrowd

How To Reproduce Your Logo Design in Digital Format For Presentations

DesignCrowd - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

If you manage any area of your business' branding, you'll know how important uniformity, appearance, and execution is to making the right impression. Here are some tips on how to reproduce your logo design on digital presentations. Read more

Zoolander 2 Movie Poster Redesigned In Funny Photoshop Contest By DesignCrowd

Kevin Bradford - Monday, November 23, 2015

Zoolander 2 is so hot right now. With the release of the trailer and movie posters for the highly anticipated sequel, fans of the cult film are buzzing about seeing Derek and Hansel back together again. Here at DesignCrowd, we felt it was a great opportunity to see what other couples would look like pulling the models' poster pout. Read more

5 Inspiring Bird Logos to Welcome Mockingjay Part 2

Jane Murray - Saturday, November 21, 2015

After an agonizing wait, the day where Katniss Everdeen leads her rebel army to challenge the Capitol under President Snow is finally upon us! This weekend, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is finally released across the globe. In celebration, here are five inspiring logos that also use a prominent bird motif. Read more

DesignCrowd Recognized For Second Year Running As A Deloitte TechFast50 Company

Kevin Bradford - Friday, November 20, 2015

Here at DesignCrowd, we're delighted to announce we have been recognized for the second year running as a Deloitte TechFast50 company. At Thursday night's ceremony, we were ranked 38th, with 143% revenue growth over the past three years. Read more

5 Designs Achieving Maximum Impact Through Minimalism

Jane Murray - Thursday, November 19, 2015

You may never have heard of it, but Use Less Stuff Day definitely has a good point – less is, as we all know, is often more. Undoubtedly this maxim applies to the world of design, with minimalist designs being versatile, classy and impactful. Here are five of our favorite minimalist designs sourced right here on DesignCrowd. Read more

Origins Of Symbols And Patterns - The Japanese Seigaiha Symbol In The Modern Context

Rachel Wheatley - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Rachel Wheatley looks at the origins of symbols and patterns we constantly see in the sphere of design. In this first installment, she looks at how the Japanese seigaiha symbol has become popular in the past few decades in Western design, especially in t-shirts, signs, interiors, fashion and in other facets of design.  Read more

5 Up-and-Coming Startups and Their Cutting-Edge Websites

Jane Murray - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Everybody recognizes that entrepreneurs know how to stay one step ahead, so keeping an eye on their movements is never a bad idea. In celebration of Entrepreneurs' Day, we have found five startup companies experiencing incredible growth and taken a closer look at their websites to see what we can learn from them. Read more

Celebrities In Regular Day-To-Day Jobs

Kevin Bradford - Monday, November 16, 2015

Celebrities are by definition associated with living the high life, full of exclusive events, fabulous fashion, and copious amounts of Champagne. But we asked our creative DesignCrowd community to come up with Photoshopped images that would place these celebrities in regular jobs. Read more

Top Ten Italian Designers Working On DesignCrowd

Kevin Bradford - Friday, November 13, 2015

Italy is renowned for its flare for all things design. Whether it be the fashion or architecture, the country, and the people, ooze an almost unsurpassed level of style. Here are our Top Ten ranked Italian designers based on revenue, and some examples of their work. Read more

Who Will Play The Next James Bond? DesignCrowd Solves The Mystery

Kevin Bradford - Thursday, November 12, 2015

With Daniel Craig claiming he's over playing James Bond, the world is waiting to see if he will in fact continue on for a fifth instalment. Here at DesignCrowd, we decided to jump the [Walther PPK] gun and make it our secret mission to discover who could replace the 47-year-old if he chooses to call it a day. Read more

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