Articles by Aquil Akhter

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.

Inspiration

45 Stunning Steampunk Artworks and Gadgets

March 23rd, 2011
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45 Stunning Steampunk Artworks and Gadgets

Here is a type of science fiction that will surely catch your eye. Steampunk is mostly associated with fantasy stories and is related to an era when steam engines were widely used. It is an attempt to merge steam motorized objects and machines with contemporary themes and technologies. Today we're featuring a good number...

Inspiration

Less is More: Creative and Inspiring Minimalist Print Ads

March 17th, 2011
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Less is More: Creative and Inspiring Minimalist Print Ads

We've all become aware of how important advertisements can be to help put any company's message across. Many ads contain a lot of content as well as colour even though this is not a must. In fact, a simple ad can also do wonders — given that it carries a particular...

Inspiration

Inspiring Typography Artwork

March 14th, 2011
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Inspiring Typography Artwork

There are so many various styles of typography these days that allow us to communicate our ideas effectively within any type of design we are creating. In order to achieve a unique design that truly conveys our message, we need to ensure that the choice of typography being used will indeed express the desired thoughts and ideas....

Design

Dreamy Fantasy Art Photoshop Tutorials

March 10th, 2011
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Dreamy Fantasy Art Photoshop Tutorials

Creating fantasy artwork requires a lot of imagination as well as expertise in softwares which are used to create such marvelous pictures. Almost anything is possible; whether it’s a supernatural fairy, an old fantasy space city or an armored dragon jewelry box. All of these tutorials are useful and will definitely give you the chance to...

Inspiration

Footer Designs For Your Inspiration

March 7th, 2011
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Footer Designs For Your Inspiration

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The days when Web elements were thought to be unimportant and were mostly neglected, are over. Web designers have discovered how important a website's footer can be to successfully catch any visitor's attention when only given a bit more thought.

Inspiration

Showcase of Textured Web Designs

February 28th, 2011
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Showcase of Textured Web Designs

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So after we've featured some texture packs to spice up your designs, we'd like to show you what's actually possible with these various, attractive textures. They do not only add depth and dimension into your Web designs but also embody your creative approach towards website designing. Although textures can be subtle and...

Tutorials

HTML5 Tutorials and Techniques That Will Keep You Busy

February 23rd, 2011
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HTML5 Tutorials and Techniques That Will Keep You Busy

Ever since the latest revision of HTML has launched, internet marketers have switched to HTML5 due to its several new features which facilitate Web development distinctly. It has opened new doors to designers and developers and as you may have already noticed, the use of Flash in Web and internet applications...

Inspiration

Clever Logo Designs That Speak For Themselves

February 21st, 2011
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Clever Logo Designs That Speak For Themselves

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A creative logo design plays a vital role in portraying the brand identity of any company. It is not only the name of the company, but also the brand's message that communicates with the customers. Therefore, you should keep in mind that it is also the logo design that makes your...