Creative

  • 10 top tips for making the most of Black Friday

    Black Friday is just around the corner so its a great time to start thinking about the creative tools you might want to get a good deal on. The peak trading period often brings heavy discounts on creative goodies, and we are here to make sure you find what you need at the best possible price. We've got some top tips for grabbing a bargain during this shopper's Shangri-la, but before we get going, you'll want to bookmark our Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 page. Over there you'll find all the details of when the event kicks off, plus all the insider info on the expected deals this year. We will be adding the latest deals as soon as we find them, on products specifi...

  • Lego's stunning new ads are a creative force for good

    Leading toy brand Lego launched its first international ad campaign in three decades earlier this week. And with its clever video and boundary pushing print ads it looks set to be a creative force for good.Created in partnership between the Lego Agency and BETC Paris, the new campaign sees Lego go back to basics in a series of TV, social, and out-of-home promotions.As well as celebrating the enduring creative potential of the popular building bricks, the advertisements also challenge people to use their imagination with the tagline Rebuild the world.At the heart of the Rebuild the world campaign is a new cinematic ad directed by the multi award-winning Traktor, which sees a chase between a h...

  • The best laptops for students in 2019

    Welcome to our guide to the best laptops for students in 2019. No matter what course they are studying, or what institution they are attending – be it school, collage or university – this list of the best laptops for students will have something for everyone.When picking the best laptop for the student in your life, there are some important things to consider. Ideally, a laptop should last their entire course – if not longer (keep them safe with one of the best laptop bags) – and should provide excellent value for money. Other things you should look out for when buying a student laptop is battery life – as students could be in lessons and lectures all ...

  • MEGA DEAL: Save $300 on a Wacom Cintiq graphics tablet

    If you're in the market for one of the best drawing tablets around, today is your lucky day. Best Buy has just released an incredible deal that knocks $300 off Wacom's industry-leading Wacom Cintiq 22HD interactive pen display, meaning you can now get your hands on one for less than $1,400! Perfect for digital artists who want to work at a larger scale, the Wacom Cintiq 22HD boasts a full HD screen that provides professional precision, 2,048 levels of pen sensitivity and customisable ExpressKeys. Those familiar with Wacom will know discounts on its premium products like this are rare, with Black Friday being one of the only times you usually see such impressive offers &#x...

  • The 23 best Photoshop plugins

    Photoshop plugins offer a quick and easy way to extend the tool's capabilities. The right plugin can save you time, unlock new features, and smooth out your workflow. In this article, we've gathered our favourite Photoshop plugins for you to explore. Despite strong competition, Photoshop continues to rule the roost as the best photo editing software, and is many designers' go-to tool for image manipulation and creation. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved with a great plugin. While it was once solely about pixel-based bitmap images, Photoshop CC is now a capable vector editing tool, with 3D and video support built in. This collection of core fea...