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May 7, 2021

Demystifying Inspiration: Four Ways to Spark Creativity

Tips for staying energized and invigorated to deliver unique, show-stopping creative work.

May 4, 2021

7 storytelling techniques to enhance your graphic design portfolio

Reading him a bedtime story

Learn seven powerful techniques to weave storytelling into your graphic design portfolio so you make a memorable impression.

Apr 29, 2021

A bigger, more inclusive Dribbble

Our invite system was never meant to stick around forever. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re evolving the invite system to allow creatives from all walks of life to apply for a designer account. Here’s what you need to know.

Apr 27, 2021

Behind the design: The app that wants to make freelancers more successful

In this case study, Head of Product at Lili—a banking app designed for freelancers—gives us an inside look into the design decisions that drive their mission to make freelance creatives more successful.

Apr 26, 2021

I studied the fonts of the top 1000 websites. Here's what I learned.

Fun With Fonts

A design-curious data scientist crawled the top 1000 websites to analyze their font selections. Here are the fascinating results and how you can use them to guide your web design decisions.

Apr 23, 2021

The ultimate checklist to starting your freelance graphic design business

List-making

Ready to build the freelance graphic design career of your dreams? Follow this checklist to set yourself up for success.

Apr 22, 2021

Your personal brand matters: Here are 3 ways you can start investing in it

Why your personal brand is crucial to the success of your creative career, plus the three most powerful ways to start investing in it.

Apr 21, 2021

Dribbble’s Playbook: The no-stress solution to keeping your portfolio up-to-date

Playbook Updates

Dribbble’s Playbook was recently updated with a new look & added features to help showcase your professional brand and easily keep your work up to date. Learn more!

Apr 20, 2021

5 steps to designing a personal logo (that you don't hate)

Self

Designing your personal logo doesn’t have to be hard! Follow this 5-step process to learn how to be your own best client.

Apr 14, 2021

How to win more freelance graphic design clients (8 strategies)

Freelancer

Want to start building up your client base? Here are 8 strategies for freelance graphic designers to win more clients and projects.

Apr 13, 2021

5 steps to finding the right freelance graphic designer

Freelancer

Finding the right freelance graphic designer doesn’t have to be hard! Follow these 5 steps for

Apr 8, 2021

Why more and more web designers are moving from WordPress to Wix

Learn why millions of people worldwide are creating their websites with Wix, and why more and more professional web designers are leaving WordPress to join them.

Apr 7, 2021

Your favorite logo designs get a retro-inspired makeover

Nike

Get inspired by this graphic designer’s collection of retro-inspired logo designs.

Apr 6, 2021

Top 14 skills every web designer needs to get hired 2021

Web puzzle

What skills do you need to become a hireable web designer? Here’s a complete checklist of skills you need to build a successful web design career in 2021.

Apr 1, 2021

What the heck is an NFT (& what does it mean for digital artists)

Women in Crypto

What is a non-fungible token (NFT)? In this graphic designer’s guide to NFTs, we explore how Non-Fungible Tokens work in the context of digital art and how you can start turning your digital creations into sought-after NFTs.

Mar 30, 2021

The graphic designer's guide to decoding client feedback

Business talks

Client communication can be a struggle even for the most seasoned designers. To help you better understand client feedback, we’re sharing a few common client scenarios and how to best navigate them.

Mar 23, 2021

The answer to all of your web design needs: Meet Editor X

Everything you need to know about the powerful tool that’s changing the way web designers and creative teams work.

Mar 22, 2021

13 must-read graphic design books that will shape your career

5 Key Things

Check out thirteen excellent books about graphic design, covering everything from how to get started in your design career to specific design concepts like typography and grid design.

Mar 18, 2021

13 powerful quotes about UX design (& what you can learn from them)

Quotes

Get inspired by thirteen insightful quotes every UX designer needs to read, and learn how to apply them to your work.

Mar 16, 2021

8 types of graphic design careers to explore (2021)

Design Illustration

Curious about a career in graphic design? Figure out which type of graphic design specialty is for you.