Why Creativity Matters: Create Longridge.
Create Longridge – the unique, annual arts competition – has recently gained ‘New Event of the Year’ at the Ribble Valley Stars in Tourism Awards.
Up-skilling staff: a learning curve for our businesses?
We all know how important to up-skilling staff is, but how often does training come down to timing and cost?
Opacity Masks Vs Clipping Masks in Illustrator
Opacity masks and clipping masks in Illustrator function differently to those in Photoshop, but can be extremely powerful when you know how to use them.
Alcohol Awareness Campaign Launched
The second phase of our alcohol awareness campaign has been launched. ‘Stop the Supply’ saw TPW working alongside Blackburn with Darwen Council, Inspire, and parents from the local community, in an effort to improve understanding and awareness of alcohol’s effects on young people.
6 Best Free Fonts for Designers
The best free fonts and font families for body or display use are highly prized by designers, be they amateur or professional. Here are six of what I would say are the very best free fonts of recent times, along with details, previews and download links.
Photoshop Blending Modes Explained
What are Photoshop blending modes and what do they do? Each layer of visual information in a Photoshop file doesn’t have to completely obscure the layer below. Photoshop layers can instead be set to blend with layers beneath – a useful way to create some interesting effects.
A 3D Product Rendering Walkthrough
A 3d product rendering enables a client to visualise their product before it goes into production, but it can be both enormously helpful and enormously complex. In this 3D product render walkthrough we’ll take a look at some of the stages involved in a builder’s catalogue rendered in 3DS Max with Mental Ray.
The Best Timeless Fonts for Designers
What are timeless fonts? If any truly exist, what do they look like? When were they designed, and is it even possible to create a list of genuinely timeless fonts? None of us live in a bubble, and over the years, font design has both created and followed trends, as well as feeding off aspects of the wider visual culture.