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10 brilliant examples of billboard advertising (opens in new tab)

An innovative billboard design can be very hard to miss and attract attention from miles around. Check out these 10 brilliantly creative examples.

Designing for success in 2013 (opens in new tab)

Olof Schybergson, CEO of Fjord, explains how to design for business success in the coming year, citing trends designers need to watch.

Cool VFX: Mechs go football crazy in Flux (opens in new tab)

Robots get together for a bit of a kick-about in this mechtastic short by Hi-Sim Studios.

Quickly combine images and type in InDesign CS6 (opens in new tab)

Freelance creative Paul Tysall reveals a simple-yet-effective solution for merging images and type with InDesign's Create Outlines command.

7 ways to boost your design career with Pinterest (opens in new tab)

Get work, find new contacts and promote your personal brand: we reveal how to harness the power of the image-based social network.

Creative apprenticeships: what you need to know (opens in new tab)

Is an apprenticeship the best way to break into the creative industries? Junior assistant producer at Twofour Digital Richard Thompson thinks so.

Rob Ford on showcasing the best of the web (opens in new tab)

Founder of the Favourite Website Awards, Rob Ford spills the beans on hooking up with Adobe, how things have changed in the last 12 years - and whether beauty or technical prowess wins out.

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of six full-time members of staff: Editor Kerrie Hughes, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Deals Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Digital Arts and Design Editor Ian Dean, and Staff Writer Amelia Bamsey, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.