The Creative's Guide to Black Friday

by Julia Sagar November 20, 2016

The Creative's Guide to Black Friday

It’s easy to get lost in the chaos that is Black Friday. Last year $67.6bn was spent on Black Friday in the United States, and according to Business Reporter, the UK forked out a whopping £3.3 billion over the weekend as well.

That’s a lot of cash – and a lot of deals to be had. But what about for designers and illustrators? It’s easy to find bargains on clothing or a 4k TV, but where are the best deals on graphics tablets and other creative resources?

The good news is, with a few pro tips, savvy designers and illustrators can pick up a bargain this Black Friday. To help, we thought we’d put together a super handy infographic showing you where, when and how to get the best deals this year (scroll down to see it).

That's not all. Our pals at Creative Bloq are working hard to bring you the best deals on design and illustration goods – keep an eye on their Top Black Friday 2016 deals for artists and designers post as the week unfolds.

And we’re also mega busy putting together our own Black Friday deals – we’ve got some insane bargains for you on all our best-selling Photoshop and Illustrator brushes, fonts, textures and actions. But when they’re gone, they’re gone, so make sure you head over to the store early on Black Friday to get your hands on them.

In the meantime, brush up on your bargain-finding skills with our pro creative’s guide for getting more out of Black Friday...

 

The Creative's Guide to Black Friday





Julia Sagar
Julia Sagar

Author

Julia is a freelance journalist and editor. Previously a commissioning editor for Computer Arts, Creative Bloq, net, 3D World and Imagine FX magazines, she’s been writing about design for 10 years. Tweet her: @JuliaSagar


Leave a comment


Also in RetroSupply Blog

18 of the Best Retro Text Effects for Illustrator and Photoshop
18 of the Best Retro Text Effects for Illustrator and Photoshop

by Julia Sagar March 29, 2017

Whether you need ink textures, grunge effects, 3D, letterpress or more, here are 18 of the best retro text effects for adding an old-school vibe to your designs.

View full article →

60 Free Retro and Vintage Fonts
60 Free Retro and Vintage Fonts

by Dustin Lee March 13, 2017 21 Comments

Quickly find the perfect typeface for your designs with our epic collection of high-quality, free retro and vintage fonts. There’s something for every project...

View full article →

In conversation with: Verònica Fuerte of Hey Studio
In conversation with: Verònica Fuerte of Hey Studio

by Julia Sagar March 09, 2017

Transforming a dull brief into brilliant design is an art form in itself. Hey Studio explain how to win clients like Apple by turning commissions you hate into work you love.

View full article →