AUGUST is BACK to (Design) SCHOOL This month's topic is all about learning! And, as usual our readers have all joined in with some rather wonderful insights into the way they learn, favorite training resources, and keeping a sharply honed edge on graphic design and communication arts. ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! AUGUST is brought to you by the colors GREEN for education
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17th Annual Designing Women

WELCOME to another great year of personalities from the design, painting, and illustration worlds -- we'll be discovering new talents, and revisiting some of our past Designing Women! Ladies and gentlemen may we present : * Maya Barkai, * Sarah Pannell, * Andrea Rahal, * Louise Fili, * Paula Scher, * Jessica Hische, * Lizania Cruz, * Yuko Shimizu, * Gina Triplett, * Kelli Anerson! February 26, 2012

Photoshop (Designing Women) Madness

Yes, it's March again and you know what that means -- Designing Women! We decided to skip all the bad stuff this month and go with an all-star line-up of wonderful works including self portraits from * Gemma Roberts, * Anne Pogoda, * Katherine Dinger, * Suzanne van Pelt, * Anna Steinbauer, and * Emily Warren! If these ladies aren't inspiring, you'd better check your pulse! February 25, 2012

Publishing the e in eBooks

As we move into spring, the publishing industry is moving on:
* 8 Powerful Tips for Marketing Your Business With eBooks
* Publishers Still Confident in Print (Sort of)
* The Truth About Who Owns Online Content
* Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing
* Revisiting Print's Social Network
* 5 Myths About eBooks Debunked
and more ... February 23, 2012

Photoshop Madness: Fail

Of course everyone loves those Photoshop "fail" sites -- we found a few of our favorites. You can certainly over-dose! As usual, Photoshop Madness finds the good and the bad ... where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! February 22, 2012

Black History Month 2012

Our annual Black History Month surf takes us to the far ends of the cyberworld to find some exciting new and memorable talent! This is a continuing series, so we welcome your input and participation February 15, 2012

Creative Tidbits: mid month

Following last week's Creative Tidbits, these are a good pick-up for the middle of the month, including the most insane immersive movie experience EVER ...
* Lego Harry Potter : Years 1-4
* Unusual logos ... bygone years
* Limited edition Artists Book
and more creative inspiration! February 13, 2012

Photoshop Madness: PSD Doo

February continues with these awesome items ... check "Not Photoshopped" -- and beware, don't step in the Photoshop doo... As usual, Photoshop Madness runs across the good, the bad and the beautiful. February 8, 2012

Social Media Update 1202-03

Kick off this February with a Social Media Update packed with goodies :
* Infographic: LinkedIn boot camp
* Social Media: Just One Big Tidal Wave?
* Don't Miss Twitter's Great New Way To Embed Tweets
* Top 10 Facebook Apps for Fan Engagement and Building Community
* Top 10 reasons to have a social media strategy
* Optimize your LinkedIn company page in 15 minutes
.... and the emerging world of social networking February 3, 2012

DTG News for February, 2012

This is the Valentine's, Black History, Super Bowl month. We've got a great line-up of content, and will continue posting throughout the month.
01 Welcome February ...02 Hello? Who loves'ya?
03 Designing Women are coming
04 Photoshop Madness: Love you!
05 BEST: Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places
06 Painter: Illustrating with Soft Pastel
07 Photoshop Tutorial: Using Photoshop's Pen Path Tool
08 Photoshop Tutorial: Creative effects with Photos
09 Design: Tintbooks Blog Makes CMYK Simple
10 Multi Media: Unfolding the World of "Bunraku"
11 &Else: Fanatical Mechanical
12 Creative Tidbits: February
13 Web Design: Social Media Updates
14 Business: Marketing Update : New Year
15 &Else: Celebrities, Videos, News and more ...
16 Did Google Search work for you?
17 Forums: Stay or Fold?
18 Upcoming in February, among other things ...
February 1, 2012

CES Videos

Thanks to Retrevo for keeping us updated on all the action at this year's CES -- here are our favorite videos, courtesy of Retrevo January 31, 2012