Inspiration

Inspiration

From the Unconscious Mind: Gallery of Surrealistic Digital Art

April 9th, 2012
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From the Unconscious Mind: Gallery of Surrealistic Digital Art

When most people think of surrealism, they merely think of the bizarre. They think of artwork that somewhat blends the real with the abstract. They do not take into account the movement which sought to unleash the full creative potential of the unconscious mind. This injects a much deeper meaning in...

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Turning 2D Into 3D: Seeing The New Angle

April 4th, 2012
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Turning 2D Into 3D: Seeing The New Angle

If you haven’t seen the viral pictures of English artist Julian Beever’s work, then you aren’t on the web enough. Mr. Beever started as a street artist who figured out how to make his pastel chalk drawings on hard sidewalks turn into three-dimensional scenes that amazed and delighted passersby. Beever started out...

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Typography Inspiration: Calligraphic Masterpieces

April 3rd, 2012
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Typography Inspiration: Calligraphic Masterpieces

Calligraphy is an ancient skill, whose origin is difficult to date. It spans across a wide range of cultures and continents, and can be seen to this day all across the globe. Some track calligraphy back to the inception of the Latin alphabet in 600bc, although other notable examples can be seen through history.

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That Distant Horizon: A Showcase of Landscape Photography

April 2nd, 2012
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That Distant Horizon: A Showcase of Landscape Photography

With the changing of the seasons, our thoughts tend to drift to the outdoors. Especially after winter's long visit has kept many locked up inside far away from the reach of the season's chill. Many of us are absolutely bursting at the seems waiting for the weather to be right, and for...

Design

Exceptional Dribbble Invite Shots

March 30th, 2012
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Exceptional Dribbble Invite Shots

Dribbble is one of the most famous online designers community. It's an amazing gallery where people can show screenshots of their recent or upcoming works and share high-quality freebies with others. But Dribbble is not only place where you can show off your skills, it is also a source for inspiration, and a place where you...

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Into the Light: A Collection of Light Fixed Photomanipulations

March 29th, 2012
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Into the Light: A Collection of Light Fixed Photomanipulations

With so many talented artists working in the photomanipulation arena, the internet is positively teeming with amazing works. Some artists decide to opt for darker, more macabre imagery and pieces, while others tend to turn towards the light. Weilding this element with authority and oh, so much talent to bring their...

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The Notebooks: A Showcase of Moleskine Inspiration

March 27th, 2012
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The Notebooks: A Showcase of Moleskine Inspiration

Given that so many web designs begin as sketches in notebooks, we thought that we would turn our inspirational spotlight towards the artwork that not only begins in the pages of a Moleskine, but that live there too. Often the preferred notebook of so many artists and designers alike, Moleskines tend to be...

Interviews

Matthew Hawkins: Toying Around With Paper Engineering Creativity

March 23rd, 2012
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Matthew Hawkins: Toying Around With Paper Engineering Creativity

When I was with a former employer there were rumors of upcoming layoffs (obviously the rumors ended up being true or I wouldn't be referring to it as a FORMER employer). The company denied the rumors, which sent employees a message to be nervous. Sure enough, layoffs started. First it was some...

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Jaw Dropping Vexel Artwork From the Pros

March 22nd, 2012
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Jaw Dropping Vexel Artwork From the Pros

Vexel art is very similar to vector art in terms of appearance. It typically features sharp-edged lines and areas of flat color, or smooth gradient fills. The word 'vexel' was coined from a combination of "vector" and "pixel". The main difference between vexel art and vector art is that vexel artwork is rasterized....

Design

Beautifully Made Process Diagrams

March 21st, 2012
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Beautifully Made Process Diagrams

Process Charting (also known as Process Mapping) is one of the oldest, simplest and most valuable techniques for streamlining work. It is used in nearly every level of production.