Design a Coffee Brand Label in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this step by step tutorial to create a label design for a premium coffee brand. We’ll combine the styles of old and new with a mix of vintage patterns and contemporary typefaces to create a modern and sophisticated design. The final design will then be laid out on a printable template and mocked up on a Photoshop document.

Ricoh CX5

How is it possible to take a compact digital camera that for most people is already perfect and improve upon its stellar features? It seemed as if this line had reached its pinnacle with the CX4, but in true Ricoh style, they weren’t about to let good enough suffice.

Creative Exploration in Photoshop

Dave opens up an image in Photoshop, takes some standard methods and then does some creative experimenting with them. Explore what kinds of things can be done with tools like lasso, refine edge, layer masks, fill colors, and blend modes.

Planet Photoshop: Cool Design FX

Corey does a cool design effect based on a Twitter request.

Epson Signature Worthy Exhibition Canvas Papers

Epson just released three new inkjet canvas papers from their high-end Signature Worthy paper collection. They come in three different finishes: satin, matte, and gloss.

Completing the Animation in Adobe Edge

Tom Green wraps up his video series about Adobe Edge, a new web motion and design tool. In this tutorial series, Tom creates an animation based on the LayersMagazine.com logo.

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Creating Quick Graphic Elements in Adobe Illustrator

Corey shows designers how to create some quick graphic elements using Illustrator’s new Width tool, the rotate tool, and keyboard shortcuts.

Epson Stylus Photo R3000

The Epson Stylus Photo R3000 printer is for professional photog­raphers and fine artists in a low-volume production setting who demand exhibition-quality color and black-and-white prints.

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