AROUND THE BLOQ: A Facebook redesign, album art and much, much more!

A new look for Facebook (opens in new tab)

Swedish designer Fred Nerby has created a responsive and systematic design concept for the ubiquitous social media platform, with stunning results.

Make the perfect portfolio (opens in new tab)

If you don’t have a portfolio, you should – and if you do, perhaps you ought to take a fresh look at it, reckons Gary Marshall.

Movies to watch in 2013: The Croods

Dreamworks’ new animated feature The Croods is slowly gaining momentum after releasing two exciting trailers at the end of 2012 and an ingenious animated poster. See them here…

Design cool, scalable pop art with Illustrator (opens in new tab)

Nils Davey, from Binary & The Brain, guides you through the process of making circular pop-art style vector graphics.

Freelancing part time: the best of both worlds? (opens in new tab)

Combining freelance work with a full-time 'proper' job? Is designer Michelle Barker mad?

Seven New Year's resolutions for designers in 2013 (opens in new tab)

Growing and improving as a web designer is all about being honest with yourself. Oliver Reichenstein presents his unique take on the questions we should all be asking.

The best album art of 2012 (opens in new tab)

Take a look at the 20 top examples of album art in this selection of the very best album covers of last year.

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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.