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DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
TIPS & TRICKS

Dark Mode: All the Pros and Cons to Consider

Let's learn about the history and current uses of Dark Mode for UI design, the pros and cons, and how to use it in our own designs!
Dalia Goldberg
DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
TIPS & TRICKS

How to Follow (and When to Break) the Rule of Thirds

Learn the history of the rule of thirds, when to use the rule and when to break it, plus some examples of how it can be used.
Lavinia Aparaschivei
ILLUSTRATION
TIPS & TRICKS

10 Tips On How To Become An Illustrator

Knowing how to become an illustrator isn’t straightforward. It’s an arduous and rewarding pursuit, and we’re here to give 10 tips to help make it a little easier.
Ben Barnhart
TIPS & TRICKS
LETTERING

Hand Lettering Guide For Beginners

Learn the basics of hand lettering, including terms to know and popular hand lettering styles
Ben Barnhart
COLORS
INSPIRATION

12 Popular Tattoo Styles Any Artist Should Know

Let’s take a deep dive into the history of tattoo art and the 12 most popular tattoo styles we love and think any artist ought to know about.
Ben Barnhart
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The Ultimate Guide To Monochromatic Colors In Graphic Design

Get some tips and ideas for using monochromatic colors in your designs.
Ben Barnhart
COLORS
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION

Why We Love the Pastel Color Palette

It’s soothing, soft, sweet, and whimsical. Let us tell you why we just can’t get enough of the pastel color palette.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
INSPIRATION

Maximalist Design: The 'More' You've Been Missing

Take a deep dive into maximalism design, the philosophy of more. It’s anti-minimalist, but we love it just as much.
Ben Barnhart
GRAPHIC DESIGN
INSPIRATION

Vintage Logo Design Inspiration for Graphic Designers

Looking for inspiration and tips on how to create your own vintage logo design? We've got you covered.
Ben Barnhart
GRAPHIC DESIGN
INSPIRATION
TREND

23 Examples of Geometric Patterns in Graphic Design

Soak in some ideas on how you can apply geometric patterns in graphic design.
Lavinia Aparaschivei
ILLUSTRATION
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION

12 Illustration Styles You Need to Know

We love illustration at Vectornator. It all starts with these core illustration styles. Check out our list of the 12 illustration styles everyone ought to know.
Lavinia Aparaschivei
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION

14 Must-See Graphic Design Movies You Should Watch

Need some graphic design inspiration? Check out our list of the top 14 must-see graphic design movies that you should watch.
Ben Barnhart
INSPIRATION
ILLUSTRATION
DESIGN THINKING

The 10 Essential Types of Art to Know

Learn from the Vectornator team about the ten fundamental types of art as we discuss the question: What can be considered art?
Ben Barnhart
GRAPHIC DESIGN
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION

How to Become a Graphic Designer in 10 Simple Steps

Becoming a graphic designer in the 21st century has never been easier. And no, you don’t need a traditional degree in graphic design to work as one.
Ben Barnhart
COLORS
INSPIRATION
DESIGN THINKING

The Colors of the Rainbow for Designers

We'll cover the seven colors of the rainbow and talk about how designers can use these colors in their designs.
Ben Barnhart
ILLUSTRATION
GRAPHIC DESIGN
INSPIRATION

18 Awesome Ideas for Beer Labels and How to Make Your Own

We’ve chosen 18 awesome ideas for beer labels for you to check out. Let’s take a look at how each one is designed and get ideas for making your own!
Ben Barnhart
GRAPHIC DESIGN
TIPS & TRICKS
LEARN

How to Create an Etsy Cover in Vectornator

Learn how to create an Etsy cover in Vectornator to use on your Etsy store.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION
TREND

The 10 Best Design Podcasts

Check out this list of our favorite design podcasts to keep up with trends and designer news.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
COLORS

Bauhaus Movement: Design Principles, Ideas, and Inspiration

An overview of the Bauhause Movement, and a look at how to incorporate some Bauhaus design elements into your own designs.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION
GRAPHIC DESIGN

The 14 Spookiest Horror Movie Posters

Check out fourteen of the spookiest horror movie posters out there, and learn how to adapt their elements for your own designs!
Ben Barnhart
INSPIRATION

How To Create A Graphic Design Portfolio + 16 Best Examples

Learn from the Vectornator team as we take you step-by-step through how to create a graphic design portfolio.
Ben Barnhart
GRAPHIC DESIGN
iPad

21 Best Graphic Design Software Tools Of 2021

Our list of the best graphic design software for vectors, rasters, full suite design, desktop publishing, social media, logos, infographics, and more!
Ben Barnhart
GRAPHIC DESIGN
DESIGN THINKING
COLLABORATION

Adobe Illustrator vs. Adobe Photoshop

What are the differences between Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop? Which one is right for you?
Ben Barnhart
ILLUSTRATION
INSPIRATION

19 Inspiring Children's Book Illustrations

Find inspiring children's book illustration examples in this article!
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
TIPS & TRICKS

14 Graphic Design Tips to Make You a Better Designer

Ten graphic design tips and tricks that will help you to become a better designer.
Hilary Archer
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION

Simplicity Is Beauty

Discover why simple design is everywhere these days.
Lavinia Aparaschivei
TREND

11 Famous Graphic Designers & Artists To Follow In 2021

Discover the most famous graphic designers in 2021 and get inspired by their works.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION
TREND

13 Inspiring Graphic Design Trends For 2021

The most innovative trends in graphic design for 2021, selected by our team at Vectornator.
Ben Barnhart
INSPIRATION

Email Signatures: The What, The Why, And The How

Learn why you need an email signature and how to create your perfect email signature design
Victoria Taylor
TUTORIAL
LEARN

10 Best Graphic Design Courses Online

Discover the top 10 online graphic design courses and find out which one would best fit your lifestyle.
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION
TREND

7 Tips For Using Images In Your Email Marketing

Improve your open rates and email users' experience with these 7 designer insights and tips for using images in your email marketing.
Amos Struck
DESIGN THINKING

What Is Generative Design? A Full Guide

Generative design uses AI to explore innovative ideas. But does it mean people are no longer needed to design? Read on to get a glimpse of what the future holds.
Lavinia Aparaschivei
INSPIRATION
TREND

Storytelling In Design - Top Trends For 2021

Storytelling design creates emotional connections between visual stories and their audiences. Here are 2021's top design storytelling trends to know about.
Alisa Taylor
INSPIRATION
GRAPHIC DESIGN

6 Design Challenges For You and Your Team

Check out this list of fun design challenges created to help your team to flex their creative muscles.
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION

How To Create and Sell Watercolor Clipart

Want to learn how you can create and sell your own watercolor clipart? Here's a comprehensive guide, using the free software, Vectornator.
Timur Köklü
GRAPHIC DESIGN
INSPIRATION

Best Cover Letter Examples For Graphic Designers

Learn how to write your next graphic designer cover letter and get design advice and insights from some of the best examples we've found on the web.
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION

15 Inspirational Design Quotes

Looking for some design inspiration? Check out this selection of quotes by the world's most iconic designers.
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION
ILLUSTRATION
TREND

Design A T-Shirt With Vectornator

Vectornator is the perfect tool to design custom T-shirt designs. Learn to design your own custom t-shirt with no graphic art experience required!
Ben Barnhart
COLORS
INSPIRATION
TIPS & TRICKS

How To Create The Ideal Candle Label

Learn how to make your own candle label designs from scratch! The best materials, guidelines, and design ideas to 🔥 up your candle project.
Christy Addington
ILLUSTRATION
INSPIRATION
REWIND

Vectornator's 12 Best Graphic Design Examples

Discover our best graphic design examples!
Ralph Theodori
INSPIRATION

A Non-Designer’s Guide to Creating Visual Presentations

Learn how to easily create your next visual presentation!
Timur Köklü
DESIGN THINKING

The Role Of Storyboards In UX Design

Learn how to use storyboards in UX Design!
Yaron Cohen
INSPIRATION

How to Create NFTs

Learn how to create and sell your own NFT!
Lavinia Aparaschivei
DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN

The Ultimate Guide To Design Thinking For Graphic Designers

Learn how to apply design thinking as a graphic designer!
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION

What Is Minimalist Design? Full Guide & Examples

Want to learn more about minimalist design? Check out this comprehensive guide.
Jamie Fry
DESIGN THINKING
GRAPHIC DESIGN

How to Write a Winning Graphic Design Brief

Want to learn how to write better graphic design briefs? Check out this comprehensive guide on Vectornator's blog.
Dorian Martin
UI/UX DESIGN
DESIGN THINKING

UX Design Process: How To Start & What Are The Steps

Step-by-step guide to help you understand the UX design process.
Yaron Cohen
INSPIRATION

Top Website Design Trends For 2021

Learn about this year's top website design trends.
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION
GRAPHIC DESIGN

How To Use Visual Communication

Learn how to use illustrations, animations, infographics, and GIFs to better communicate with your audience.
Raphael Pires
INSPIRATION
WEB
SEO

6 Ways To Optimize Images For Better Web Performance

Looking for ways to optimize your images for better web performance? Check out this comprehensive guide.
Timur Köklü
INSPIRATION
DESIGN THINKING

How To Handle Creative Criticism As A Designer

Every great designer needs to know how to handle creative criticism. Here go some tips to help you out.
Alisa Taylor
INSPIRATION
WEB

8 Free Web Design Resources You Should Bookmark

Looking for free web design resources? Check out this list that our team has put together for you.
Timur Köklü
DESIGN THINKING
UI/UX DESIGN

What Are The Gestalt Principles & How To Apply Them

Learn how to apply the Gestalt principles in your next UX or UI design!
Yaron Cohen
COLORS
DESIGN THINKING
INSPIRATION

How to Use Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year in Your Designs

Pantone's Colors influences everything from design to architecture... but how can we use them?
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
TREND

The Story Of Social Media Stories

The true story behind the short-form videos, also known as stories, on Social Media.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
TREND

In Defense Of Bad Fonts

Why do we all hate Comic Sans so much? Let's examine all the fonts we love to hate.
Ben Barnhart
DESIGN THINKING
UI/UX DESIGN

Why Do The New Google Icons Look So Weird?

Wondering about the looks of the new Google icons? Here are some thoughts.
Ben Barnhart
APPLE
iPhone
UI/UX DESIGN

What Is Accessible & Inclusive Design?

Learn how to design your app to be both accessible and inclusive.
Azhar Anwar
UI/UX DESIGN

Every User Interface is a Conversation

What UI designers Can Learn About User Interfaces From Chatbots And Video Games.
Dennis Hambeukers
APPLE
INSPIRATION
TREND

Sometimes blue is just...blue.

Discover this year's Pantone Color and inspiring ideas around it!
Himanshu Bharadwaj
ILLUSTRATION
INSPIRATION
DESIGN THINKING

How To Explain Technical Data In A Simple & Beautiful Way

Learn how to explain technical data in simple terms. Check out this comprehensive guide on Vectornator's blog.
Raphael Pires
UI/UX DESIGN

The Value of Learning Basic Coding as a UX Designer

Do UX Designers need to learn code? Read our answer and discover the possibilities by learning basic coding!
Jiesi Huang
ILLUSTRATION
TREND

Illustration Trends To Follow In 2021

Discover the hottest illustration trends of 2021. Get inspired by the new designs and ideas.
Vikas Sharma
DESIGN THINKING
UI/UX DESIGN
INSPIRATION

How To Become A Product Designer

Want to become a product designer? Check out this comprehensive guide.
Vikas Sharma
LEARN
GRAPHIC DESIGN

The 7 Best Graphic Design Books to Read in 2021

Discover our 7 best graphic design books to read in 2021!
Vikas Sharma
APPLE
MAC

iMac at 22: How Design Drives Success

On the iMacs 22nd anniversary, discover the must-know principles behind the success of one of Apple’s greatest products.
Vikas Sharma
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How To Overcome Creative Block

In this article you will learn what a creative block is and how to overcome it.
Vikas Sharma
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The Absolute Must-Know UI Trends For 2020

UI Trends are more important than ever today. Get ahead of the competition by using these 7 innovative trends that are set to dominate this year. Read on!
Vishal Sharma
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Creative Tips To Cure Your Quarantine Boredom

These fun and creative tips will keep you company during the quarantine boredom caused by the Coronavirus lockdown in 2020.
Ralph Theodori
TREND

Nostalgic Design Trends of the past

These are the most memorable Design Trends that we miss from the past. For better or for worse, they captured our hearts despite how weird they seem now!
Vishal Sharma
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Top Design Capitals of the World

The most exciting Design Cities of 2021. These are the Graphic Design Capitals of the world where illustrators, UX/UI designers and freelancers thrive.
Vishal Sharma
INSPIRATION
APPLE

Icons in Design: Jony Ive

Jony Ive is an icon to designers. This piece explores his contributions in shaping Apple and helping it become what it is today.
Vishal Sharma
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Why Every Logo Needs To Be Done In Vector Graphics

Want to create a logo? Learn why you should definitely use vector graphics (a logo creation tutorial inside).
Vishal Sharma
TEAM
GRAPHIC DESIGN

Dear Clients: Read this. Love, Designers.

An open letter to our "Dear Design Clients", including tips that will help you communicate and work better with us creative people.
Ralph Theodori
UI/UX DESIGN
TREND

7 Important UI Design Tips

Want to design better user interfaces? Check out these tips.
Vishal Sharma
GRAPHIC DESIGN
TREND
INSPIRATION

Design Trends 2020: Outside the box

Welcome to 2020, the dawn of the new decade. Get ready for Internet culture, funny memes and rule-breaking catchy designs to dominate this year.
Ralph Theodori
DESIGN THINKING
TIPS & TRICKS

What Are Vector Graphics?

Learn more about vector graphics in our short and beginner-friendly article.
Anna D'Addario