Our Top 5 round-up of today’s cool stuff for graphic designers includes 40 brilliant Photoshop brush freebies and a new stamp celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation. Please join my Google+ circle at http://gplus.to/RikHaynes for lots more print design inspiration, tips, news and discussion!


Game Changers: new book and exhibition celebrates 60 years of advertising.

Game Changers advertising book and exhibition

via Creative Review


Condé Nast college of Fashion & Design business card.

Conde Nast business card for Fashion Design College

via Designspiration


Coca-Cola can that splits into two smaller cans for sharing – not sure if this is the real thing or a fake!

via Design Taxi


40 free Photoshop brushes every designer or photographer must try.

Free coffee stain Photoshop brushes

via Creative Bloq


Royal Mail commissions new portrait of the Queen for Coronation stamps.

Queen Elizabeth II Royal Mail stamp

via Design Week

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  1. II find this article very helpful, especially for the photoshop brushes as i always look to create new textures and would work really well for the food and drink businesses that i design for.

    the book is a fab read also as it is a walk down the creative lane of how advertising has evolved over the years and improved. :) it’s a must read for graphic designers or any one who is interested in the arts industry :).

  2. Im very new to all this design, but I really do like the idea of trying the coffee stain out .. They would match in with my real coffee stains!

  3. Some of these are really cool.
    The old coffee stain’s I’ve actually come across before and used them on a brochure design for a community cafe.
    That coke can surely isn’t real!

  4. Particularly like the coffee stain brushes…will need to try this out. Would look good when creating an old antique map.

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