Logotype/Wordmark Logos: 30 Creative Examples
Logotypes (or wordmarks) are logos that use typography to represent companies, organizations and products. Logo designers show their talent and creative skills by crafting a logotype that’s memorable, clever, and symbolic of the company they’re representing. To follow up on our logo design tutorial that presented a process developing a logotype from start to finish, here’s a showcase of logotypes (wordmarks) for visual inspiration.

Portfolio Inspiration

Beautiful Personal Web Portfolios: A Showcase
Placing your portfolio on the Web gives you an additional venue to feature your work and gain more clients. In addition, in this day and age, clients expect you to have some form of web presence. For your inspiration, here is a visual showcase of some eye-catching web portfolios of creatives in various industries. This showcase follows up on Matthew Heidenreich’s tutorial on creating a portfolio web layout in Photoshop.

Package Design Resource

TheDieline.com: Package Design

Established in 2007 by Andrew Gibbs, The Dieline is dedicated to the progress of the package design industry and its practitioners, students and enthusiasts. Its purpose is to define and promote the world’s best examples of packaging, and provide a place where the package design community can review, critique and stay informed of the latest industry trends and design projects being created in the field.


Retro and Vintage Photoshop Tutorials

50 Beautiful Retro and Vintage Photoshop Tutorials

Retro and vintage designs are valued for nostalgia and sentimental memories. You can notice that retro and vintage design is created by using rich colors, grunge elements and various textures. In this collection, you’ll find 50 retro and vintage related Photoshop tutorials. These tutorials are useful and unique, so you will learn some new techniques that you can use in your next projects.


design mind by frog design

Work – Life - Issue 12 | design mind

About design mind

Published by global innovation firm frog design, design mind is a media platform that includes a print magazine, a website, videos, and events.

Written by frog designers, technologists, and strategists, design mind articles provide the design and innovation community with perspectives on industry trends, emerging technologies, and global consumer culture. design mind also features interviews with high-profile thought leaders, along with contributions from external writers, designers, and photographers.

The design mind Web site is regularly updated with fresh video, blog, and event content.

The print issue of design mind is published three times per year.


Drop Cap Inspiration

Daily Drop Cap
The Daily Drop Cap is an ongoing project by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische. Each day (or at least each WORK day), a new hand-crafted decorative initial cap will be posted for your enjoyment and for the beautification of blog posts everywhere. To use a Daily Drop Cap on your site or blog, follow the instructions in each post and read about the usage limitations. Daily Drop Caps should be used in blog posts only and not for personal logos or branding. Daily Drop Caps cannot be used in any printed materials or stationery. Enjoy!


idsgn (a design blog)


idsgn is a new blog about the things we see and enjoy (or sometimes hate) as designers.

We like to talk about graphic design, branding, typography, and sometimes we might post a video or two. Grab our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter where we post the extra bits that don't make it here.

Type Blog

Type for you.

Typeforyou is a blog on typography.