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Jan 21, 2022

Designer & Illustrator Diana Hlevnjak on planting seeds of creativity 🌱

Retro and Old Computer Aesthetics

“There are no shortcuts—the trick is to find out what works and what doesn’t.” — Get inspired by designer and illustrator Diana Hlvenjak’s career story and get her top tips on cultivating your own creative path.

Jan 19, 2022

10 powerful quotes about creativity to inspire you this year

3D Workspace

The essence of “creativity” is challenging to capture through words. Keep these quotes in mind as you navigate through the beginnings of a new year.

Jan 18, 2022

The UX Designer’s Guide to Concept Testing

What is concept testing and how can you use it to improve your design process? Learn how concept testing works and the tools to help you get started.

Jan 13, 2022

'Stick to what you love' — Type Designer Ricky Rinaldi on Finding Success

Get inspired by Ricky Rinaldi’s career story and how he built a thriving passive income business designing and selling retro fonts.

Jan 11, 2022

The 10 biggest design trends you need to know in 2022

We don’t have a crystal ball, but we did talk to experts. Here’s what they have to say about the top design trends to expect in 2022.

Jan 10, 2022

What's Next For Design? Explore Dribbble's Design Industry Trends Report

Data Analysis

Get insights to navigate your design career: Dribbble’s Design Industry Trends Report explores the current landscape of design and the evolving lifestyle of work. Explore the report.

Jan 7, 2022

How to get ahead as a creative professional in 2022

Ready to kick off your most creative year yet? Start the year with our top tips to help you succeed both creatively and professionally in 2022.

Dec 17, 2021

Diane Pascual on knowing your audience and building a creative empire

“The starving artist reality no longer exists. With modern technology, we now have the tools and resources that can help support our work and lifestyle.”

Dec 16, 2021

How to Buy a Laptop For Content Creation: A Guide for 2021-2022

Everything you need to consider when buying a laptop for content creation so you can get the best one for your needs and budget.

Dec 15, 2021

Staying creative on-the-go: 3 essential tips for designers

Learn how to create your best work yet with a mobile-friendly design lifestyle that helps you maximize your creative potential, no matter where you are.

Dec 13, 2021

What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned as a designer?

Creativity Collage

In a recent question on Dribbble’s social media, we asked you what the biggest lesson you’ve learned as a designer is. Here’s what designers around the world had to say.

Dec 7, 2021

The designer's guide to human psychology (& how to apply it to your next project)

Learn basic human psychology principles and how to apply them to your designs in order to create more intuitive, human-centered products.

Dec 3, 2021

Font designer Mehmet TuÄźcu on finding your niche & building your dream career

Get inspired by Mehmet’s career story and learn how finding your niche and developing your craft can help you mold the career of your dreams.

Dec 2, 2021

The graphic designer's guide to mastering color

Learn how to develop a sense of color and build effective color palettes in your graphic designs.

Nov 23, 2021

How Maria Galybina turned her illustrations into a successful online business

Meet freelance illustrator Maria Galybina and get inspired by her shop story! Plus, learn Maria’s top tips for selling your own digital goods online.

Nov 18, 2021

Ian Barnard shares his top tips for selling your digital goods online

Work Share Grow

“The hardest thing to do is just start.” — Get inspired by hand-lettering artist Ian Barnard’s shop story and biggest pieces of advice for new shop owners.

Nov 16, 2021

Dear New Design Grads

Former hiring manager at Google and CEO of Playbook.com, Jessica Ko, shares her expert tips and advice for new design grads and job seekers.

Nov 15, 2021

Dribbble + Creative Market: Empowering designers throughout their career

Dribbble & Creative Market have teamed to launch a new marketplace channel on Dribbble! Learn more now.

Nov 11, 2021

3 innovative tools that are changing the way designers create

Get inspired to push the boundaries of your designs with three innovative tools that are shaping designers’ workflows this year.

Nov 10, 2021

How freelancers & agencies are using Pitch videos to get more project leads

Get inspired by some of the best Pitch video introductions by designers on Dribbble. Plus, learn top tips for crafting your own successful Pitch.