Our Top 5 round-up of this week’s cool stuff for graphic designers includes Dove’s anti-Photoshop campaign and Block’s clever magnetic calendar. Please join the Google+ circle at http://gplus.to/RikHaynes for lots more design news and tips… every day!

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1. Creative Bloq news | Dove’s phoney Photoshop action targets designers

Dove anti-Photoshop campaign in Solopress design blog

“Skin care company Dove attempts to trick unscrupulous photo retouchers with downloadable ‘Anti-Photoshop’ action…”

2. Design Milk showcase | Perpetual Calendar by Block

Block calendar in Solopress Printing and Design blog

“A tabletop calendar in which you move magnets in contrasting colors to reflect the date and day of the week through the negative space…”

3. Designspiration showcase | Anthony Wyborny business cards

Anthony Wyborny business cards in Solopress design blog

Loving the splash of colour in Anthony’s cards.

4. Designspiration showcase | Mollyjogger business cards and swing tags

Mollyjogger swing tags in Solopress design blog

Mollyjogger are based in the Ozark Mountains, USA.

5. Design Week news | UK to introduce standardised cigarette packaging

UK cigarette packaging in Solopress design blog

“The UK Government is to enforce standardised cigarette packaging later this year…”

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Author: Rik Haynes

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