Five Best Portfolio Practices

Having a graphic design portfolio that stands out from the pack is important, even more so in today's tough job market. Here's a new feature article by creative director and co-founder of Carbonmade Dave Gorum revealing the five best portfolio practices. December 13, 2012

Designing Women

Each year we feature the works of outstanding women in the design, illustration, photography, typography and publishing fields in honor of Women's History Month. If you are a woman in the visual arts and communications fields, this is your invitation to participate or nominate your favorite designing woman. February 1, 2010

Luba Lukova: Social Justice 2008

Somewhere between Picasso's wood-cut years and German Expressionism, Luba Lukova has carved a deep niche in social graphic design -- one that will not be erased for decades and generations to come. The messages are stark, undeniable, and slam you right between the eyes. If you cannot own it, at least see Social Justice 2008 Luba Lukova August 7, 2009

Amy Dresser extraordinary photo retouching

If you'd like to see some extraordinary photo retouching, and spactacular photo-illustration, go no further than the studios where photography takes on a whole new meaning. Of course, we're talking about the studios of Amy Dresser August 7, 2009

Laura Smith

Fabulous illustrations; classic color palettes; soft texturing; stylish drawings -- posters, stamps, ads, billboards for some of the most prestigious clients in the world -- we cannot say too many good things about Illustrator Laura Smith August 7, 2009

Kristen Nikosey: Illustration

Kristen Nikosey Graphic designer and illustrator from the LA area presents spectacular art influenced by textile design, pattern designs and impressionist paintings -- possibly the leading pattern artist in the world...visit the works of Kristen Nikosey August 7, 2009