Articles by Aquil Akhter

Essentials

50 Free and High-Quality Icon Sets

May 19th, 2011
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50 Free and High-Quality Icon Sets

A beautiful and elegant icon set is an asset to any good web design. Creative use of an icon set can help make or break the overall look of the design. Freebie design components, especially beautiful icon sets can be found in nearly every designer's toolbox, or if not already among their tools, then...

Inspiration

A Showcase of BOLD Typography in Web Design

May 16th, 2011
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A Showcase of BOLD Typography in Web Design

Excellent typography looks attractive while at the same time remains completely functional. The beauty of typography lies in that it vividly communicates with the visitors and keeps them informed about what they have come to the website for. Although the graphics play a key role in any web design, properly implementing the...

Essentials

50+ Fresh And Useful Adobe Illustrator Icon Design Tutorials

May 12th, 2011
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50+ Fresh And Useful Adobe Illustrator Icon Design Tutorials

Designing an icon set may sound like an easy thing to do but in actuality it is much easier said than done. Many designers end up with a disaster, while some more matured and experienced designers successfully meet the expectations and deliver.

Design

Creative Brainstorming: 50 Examples of The Logo Design Process

May 3rd, 2011
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Creative Brainstorming: 50 Examples of The Logo Design Process

Everyone knows how important a logo is to your identity and brand. Every business, online and offline, requires a logo. A logo represents your company and products to potential customers.

Tutorials

Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Abstract Backgrounds

April 29th, 2011
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Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Abstract Backgrounds

An attractive and compelling background adds depth to your graphics, banners or ads; and for this reason is of great importance. Sure there are some people who might not notice backgrounds, but the role they play in making the entire artwork look more interesting and visually alluring is paramount.

Design

50 Effective and Creative Call to Action Buttons

April 25th, 2011
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50 Effective and Creative Call to Action Buttons

“Call to Action” is a term commonly employed in the field of web design and user experience (UX). It refers those elements in a web page that plead for an action from the visitor. The most common demonstration of call to action in web pages appears in the form of clickable buttons....

Inspiration

Inspirational Showcase of Type-Based Logo Designs

April 22nd, 2011
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Inspirational Showcase of Type-Based Logo Designs

A logo is the visual representation of the company that reflects the company’s business or products, all the while building up the credibility of the company. An effective logo design is one that aesthetically satisfies the target audience and possesses the potential to penetrate customers’ minds as a selling agent.

Design

A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets

April 20th, 2011
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A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets

Adobe Illustrator is an indispensable designing tool but at the same time very difficult to master. Having a high quality set of Illustrator brushes always come in handy and always make the designers work a bit easier.

Essentials

50+ Beautifully Designed Free Themes and Widgets to Enhance your Tumblr Experience

April 14th, 2011
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50+ Beautifully Designed Free Themes and Widgets to Enhance your Tumblr Experience

Tumblr is getting popular day after day because of its flexibility, power and simplicity. Tumblr is a blogging platform through which you can share your content, images and videos with the world even when you are on the go. This is because it empowers bloggers to post and...

Photography

Can You See Me? Unbelievable Animal Camouflage Photography

March 31st, 2011
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Can You See Me? Unbelievable Animal Camouflage Photography

Many creatures use their weapon of camouflaging themselves whenever they sense danger within their habitats. This is one of the many stunning characteristics of nature as this ability enhances their chances of survival.