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Our articles on art and design include how open source software, hardware, and design are shaping today's artists and concepts.

3 open source desktop publishing tools

You don't need a proprietary tool to design a great layout. Enjoy these open source alternatives to...
Open source CAD programs

Are open source alternatives to AutoCAD a good fit for your needs? Read about several options and...
How the OpenType font system works

Everyone knows what fonts are, but do you know how they work? Learn the basics of digital...
7 open source alternatives to Dreamweaver

Looking for an open source alternative to Dreamweaver or another proprietary HTML/CSS editor? Let's...
How to use an Arduino and Raspberry Pi to turn a fiber optic neural network into wall art

Hollywood has made many big promises about artificial intelligence (AI): how it will destroy us,...
Designing tabletop games with open source

Create your own game with print-on-demand, open source software, and some creativity.
7 must-have GIMP brushes

Check out these useful and creative add-on brushes to improve image creation in GIMP.
Advanced image viewing tricks with ImageMagick

In my introduction to ImageMagick , I showed how to use the application's menus to edit and add...