Design & Publishing

Network Attached Storage: The good, the bad and the ugly
Network Attached Storage: The good, the bad and the ugly 

Network attached storage is becoming the standard for many businesses, but how do you pick the good from the bad when there are so many options out there?

How long should an iMac last?
How long should an iMac last? 

Staying on top of the latest tech is a must if you want to take advantage of the most up to date tools and keep processing times down. But how often should you be refreshing your kit?

Our top imagery and photography trends for 2019
Our top imagery and photography trends for 2019 

From a nostalgia for the past to a demand for more diverse and ethical images, check out our top imagery trends for 2019 to make the biggest impact on your audience.

Creative spotlight: Matt Barratt, Lead Creative at Strawberry
Creative spotlight: Matt Barratt, Lead Creative at Strawberry 

From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to an uptick in illustration, Matt gives us his insight on the day-to-day life of a designer and the trends he’s excited about in 2019.

Avoiding disaster: our guide to backup and archiving
Avoiding disaster: our guide to backup and archiving 

Do you have a backup plan in place to support your creative team? There have never been more ways to back up your data, so there’s no excuse for losing your files.

Our top 9 font and typography trends for 2019
Our top 9 font and typography trends for 2019 

With lots of font subscription services to choose from, creatives have easy access to a variety of font options, but which font styles are coming out top of the pile?

The trouble with fonts, and how Universal Type Server can save you from them
The trouble with fonts, and how Universal Type Server can save you from them 

We look at some of the major issues that effect designers when it comes to font management, and how to solve them.

Creative spotlight: Hakan Simsek, Art Director at Bauer Media
Creative spotlight: Hakan Simsek, Art Director at Bauer Media 

Kicking off a new year of creative spotlights, this month we chatted with Hakan Simsek, Art Director at Britain’s biggest magazine publisher.

Adobe XD expert Howard Pinsky on colour gradients, micro-interactions and parallax
Adobe XD expert Howard Pinsky on colour gradients, micro-interactions and parallax 

Adobe XD and Photoshop instructor Howard Pinsky takes us through three simple creative trends and techniques...

Creative trend: Voice tech killed the keyboard star
Creative trend: Voice tech killed the keyboard star 

Voice technology is quickly establishing itself as part of our everyday lives, unlocking new marketing opportunities for creative agencies.

Our top creative hacks to boost your productivity with Adobe CC and Wacom tablets
Our top creative hacks to boost your productivity with Adobe CC and Wacom tablets 

We spoke to our design team about their favourite hacks when using Wacom and Adobe products together.

Find the right Wacom Cintiq for your workflow with our comparison chart
Find the right Wacom Cintiq for your workflow with our comparison chart 

If you're after a new graphics tablet, cast your eyes over our Wacom Cintiq comparison chart to find out which model is right for you.