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Seabourn Encore Review and Overview – Tips For Travellers Podcast #256
In this episode of the podcast Gary Bembridge of TipsForTravellers.com, reviews the latest cruise ship to join the Seabourn Cruises fleet called Seabourn Encore. This 300 suite (600 passenger) ship is the largest in the fleet, to be followed by a sister ship called the Seabourn Ovation in 2018. I

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The 19 best photo collage maker tools
Photo collages are a hugely popular way to collate your photos – and this should be no surprise as we all carry a camera around with us at all times and take more snaps than ever before. Gathering these images in a collage is a great way to present your image library or a snapshot of your life on one…

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5 top new image editing apps
Serious image editing is only really something you can trust to a desktop computer, right? Wrong. More and more powerful image editing are being created for iOS and Android devices all the time. And in this post we bring together five releases every designer and photo retoucher needs to know about.

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Create a character with stylised realism
FlippedNormals is a site run by Henning Sanden and Morten Jaeger alongside their day jobs in VFX in London. They focus on making high-quality tutorials and assets based on the knowledge they have accumulated over their years working with high-level 3D art. At FlippedNormals we made an elaborate 11-hour tutorial series on how to use Modo and ZBrush together: The…

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Font pairings: 20 perfect examples
It's a classic conundrum for any graphic designer: finding font pairings that set each other off, don't fight the eye for attention, and harmonise without becoming homogenous and dull. The age-old rule goes as follows: concord or contrast, but don't conflict. But with so many typefaces and free fonts to choose from, how do you find two that work in…

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The 10 best new graphic design tools for October
This month’s round-up of the best new graphic design tools is lucrative, to say the least. From a limited-time 20 per cent discount on Affinity Designer to the rare opportunity to add some of Israeli designer Moshik Nadav’s incredible luxury typefaces to your font library without breaking the bank (one of which, Paris, graces the front of this month’s Vogue),…

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Desk exercises infographic: 10 essential routines for designers
Whether you're working from home or in a studio, as designers and artists, we often spend long hours sat at a desk and staring intently at a monitor screen. You know about taking regular screen breaks when creating that new logo design, right? But workplace wellness involves more than having a rest.

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Implement beautiful typography in Sketch
As designers and developers, we know that great typography is more than just choosing a pleasant font. But what are the practical techniques we can use to take our text to the next level? And how do we execute those techniques in a design tool like Sketch, or implement them on a website?

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The Force is strong with these Rogue One: A Star Wars Story fan posters
There's fewer than two months until the cinematic release of Rogue One: A Star Wars story, and fans are getting creative with their excitement. With new trailers and official posters steadily dropping online, we're starting to get a good idea of what to expect from the hotly anticipated film, and illustrators are using some pretty amazing creative licence to bring…