Understanding how to use different fonts and typefaces together is an instrumental part of any design. Whether you’re interested in learning more about design as a hobby or profession or you’re interested in learning more about design to help better your business, hopefully this guide will give you some ideas on how you can utilise type more effectively.
If you had looked just to the right of the moon at 9:20pm on May 27th, you would have seen a rocket pass by. Or, you wouldn’t have, because it was postponed at the last minute, and what you would have actually seen at 9:20pm was me, sat by the water, looking just to the right of the moon.
Maybe it’s because I’m a creative - and a lens-based one at that - or maybe it’s because I have a tendency for escapism; whatever the reason, I’ve always found myself readily available to slip into a long episode (if you’ll pardon the pun) of binge watching, and never more-so than in the last two months of coronavirus lockdown.
Like most photographers, COVID-19 has had a profound effect on my business and my creative outlet. Of course, jobs are harder to come by, a recession is looming, and there are some jobs I’m just physically unable to take on, but my photography practice has also changed far beyond these inconveniences.
This time in the world is a scary and uncertain one. Almost all of us are taking a hit financially, and so it can be hard to find ways to support the people who need it. But, support doesn’t have to have monetary value. Here are some FREE ways that you can support creatives and other small businesses during this pandemic.
Creative block is something that, as a creative, a creator or just generally, most people experience at some point in their life. When creating is your job and it’s what put’s food on the table, it can become quite the vicious cycle. You need to create, but forcing it or over-exercising your creative muscle can easily lead to burnout, which flattens your motivation and creativity without, of course, flattening the necessity for you to create.