August 3, 2021
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!
August 2, 2021
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.
July 29, 2021
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.
July 28, 2021
Hand Lettering Guide For Beginners
Learn the basics of hand lettering, including terms to know and popular hand lettering styles
July 27, 2021
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.
July 26, 2021
The Ultimate Guide To Monochromatic Colors In Graphic Design
Get some tips and ideas for using monochromatic colors in your designs.
July 23, 2021
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.
July 22, 2021
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.
July 21, 2021
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.
July 20, 2021
23 Examples of Geometric Patterns in Graphic Design
Soak in some ideas on how you can apply geometric patterns in graphic design.
July 16, 2021
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.
July 15, 2021
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.
July 14, 2021
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?
July 13, 2021
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.
July 12, 2021
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.
July 2, 2021
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!
July 1, 2021
How to Create an Etsy Cover in Vectornator
Learn how to create an Etsy cover in Vectornator to use on your Etsy store.
June 29, 2021
The 10 Best Design Podcasts
Check out this list of our favorite design podcasts to keep up with trends and designer news.
June 24, 2021
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.
June 23, 2021
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!
June 22, 2021
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.
June 21, 2021
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!
June 18, 2021
Adobe Illustrator vs. Adobe Photoshop
What are the differences between Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop? Which one is right for you?
June 15, 2021
19 Inspiring Children's Book Illustrations
Find inspiring children's book illustration examples in this article!
June 14, 2021
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.
June 8, 2021
11 Famous Graphic Designers & Artists To Follow In 2021
Discover the most famous graphic designers in 2021 and get inspired by their works.
June 7, 2021
13 Inspiring Graphic Design Trends For 2021
The most innovative trends in graphic design for 2021, selected by our team at Vectornator.
June 4, 2021
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
June 2, 2021
10 Best Graphic Design Courses Online
Discover the top 10 online graphic design courses and find out which one would best fit your lifestyle.
June 1, 2021
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.
May 29, 2021
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.
May 28, 2021
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.
May 25, 2021
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.
May 23, 2021
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.
May 20, 2021
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.
May 13, 2021
15 Inspirational Design Quotes
Looking for some design inspiration? Check out this selection of quotes by the world's most iconic designers.
May 7, 2021
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!
May 5, 2021
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.
April 27, 2021
A Non-Designer’s Guide to Creating Visual Presentations
Learn how to easily create your next visual presentation!
April 7, 2021
The Ultimate Guide To Design Thinking For Graphic Designers
Learn how to apply design thinking as a graphic designer!
March 24, 2021
What Is Minimalist Design? Full Guide & Examples
Want to learn more about minimalist design? Check out this comprehensive guide.
March 24, 2021
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.
March 23, 2021
UX Design Process: How To Start & What Are The Steps
Step-by-step guide to help you understand the UX design process.
March 5, 2021
How To Use Visual Communication
Learn how to use illustrations, animations, infographics, and GIFs to better communicate with your audience.
February 27, 2021
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.
February 26, 2021
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.
February 26, 2021
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.
February 19, 2021
What Are The Gestalt Principles & How To Apply Them
Learn how to apply the Gestalt principles in your next UX or UI design!
February 4, 2021
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?
January 7, 2021
The Story Of Social Media Stories
The true story behind the short-form videos, also known as stories, on Social Media.
December 18, 2020
In Defense Of Bad Fonts
Why do we all hate Comic Sans so much? Let's examine all the fonts we love to hate.
December 4, 2020
Why Do The New Google Icons Look So Weird?
Wondering about the looks of the new Google icons? Here are some thoughts.
December 2, 2020
What Is Accessible & Inclusive Design?
Learn how to design your app to be both accessible and inclusive.
November 27, 2020
Every User Interface is a Conversation
What UI designers Can Learn About User Interfaces From Chatbots And Video Games.
September 29, 2020
Sometimes blue is just...blue.
Discover this year's Pantone Color and inspiring ideas around it!
July 19, 2020
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.
July 13, 2020
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!
June 5, 2020
Illustration Trends To Follow In 2021
Discover the hottest illustration trends of 2021. Get inspired by the new designs and ideas.
June 1, 2020
How To Become A Product Designer
Want to become a product designer? Check out this comprehensive guide.
May 13, 2020
The 7 Best Graphic Design Books to Read in 2021
Discover our 7 best graphic design books to read in 2021!
May 7, 2020
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.
April 21, 2020
How To Overcome Creative Block
In this article you will learn what a creative block is and how to overcome it.
March 27, 2020
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!
March 24, 2020
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.
March 9, 2020
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!
February 24, 2020
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.
February 16, 2020
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.
February 3, 2020
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).
January 24, 2020
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.
January 13, 2020
7 Important UI Design Tips
Want to design better user interfaces? Check out these tips.
January 4, 2020
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.