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Creative Uses of Illustration in Web Design

January 26th, 2012
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Creative Uses of Illustration in Web Design

Using illustration in web design has become quite trendy these days. People love to see beautifully designed illustration based websites because they stand out from the rest. Not only because of the beautiful illustrative art work and carefully crafted web designs but also because of the perfect balance struck between these two important...

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Pixel Perfection: Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

January 19th, 2012
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Pixel Perfection: Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

For many designers, and artists alike, using the numerous tools that are available to them in whichever graphics program is their app of choice is the only way they can get their work to shine. But then there are those who operate in the complete opposite manner, shying away from the tools and...

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Brave New Worlds: Showcase of Fantasy Digital Paintings

January 16th, 2012
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Brave New Worlds: Showcase of Fantasy Digital Paintings

When it comes to digital paintings there are many artists whose virtual brushes capture life as we know it in some form or fashion. Giving us glimpses at our world through their imaginations. Though some go beyond this world, and they dip their brushes in the wells of the fantastic. Giving us...

Inspiration

The Force of Inspiration: The Jedi

November 30th, 2011
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The Force of Inspiration: The Jedi

As we have done in the past, we have turned our inspirational eye towards a galaxy far, far away to help our readers recover some of their creative juices. Rather than bowing to the dark side, as we did in the last Star Wars related artwork post, this time we are shining our...

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A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings

November 23rd, 2011
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A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings

As our technology evolves, so do the industries and professionals driven by it. Painters, once only using brushes and canvas have seen so many amazing new strides in digital painting software over the years, have taken to these new applications like a fish to water. And so many brilliant and inspiring digital paintings...

Inspiration

Fall & Autumn Inspired Illustrations

November 14th, 2011
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Fall & Autumn Inspired Illustrations

Fall is a very special time for people because it means a chance to enjoy family and enjoy the holidays. It isn't too cold or too hot and we get the joy of knowing a new year is right around the corner. The leaves falling and the cold coming in can sometimes be off-putting but...

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40+ Great Examples of Facebook Fan Pages

November 9th, 2011
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40+ Great Examples of Facebook Fan Pages

Facebook has become an essential part of promoting a website or service online. Small blogs, discussion forums and huge commercial companies such as Coca-Cola and McDonalds are all using Facebook to promote their brand and interact with fans and customers.

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Artistically Inspired Urban Album Covers

November 2nd, 2011
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Artistically Inspired Urban Album Covers

Music is probably the number one inspirational source for a lot of artists and designers. Music can express great emotions that will often move its creative listeners to try and capture and convey and those feelings in their own art. Regardless of your favorite genre, music is sometimes key to the creative process.

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A Collection of Innovative and Inspiring Typography

October 21st, 2011
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A Collection of Innovative and Inspiring Typography

Typography is the art or technique of arranging type. It's a broad medium, covering areas such as typeface selection, line length, line spacing, kerning, tracking, and of course wider design features such as color, lighting etc...

Inspiration

Illustration Inspiration for the Weekend

October 14th, 2011
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Illustration Inspiration for the Weekend

On multiple occasions in the past, we have compiled the works of several artists to give our readers an extra dose of inspiration for the weekend. This post follows along that theme, only we are refining the inspirational artists to a particular medium, illustrators. So this installation is going to veer off a bit from...

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Paul Rand Will Change Your Life!

October 10th, 2011
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Paul Rand Will Change Your Life!

Paul Rand (August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) lived a lie when he was young. Born Peretz Rosenbaum, in Brooklyn, New York, he was Orthodox Jewish. As Orthodox law forbids the creation of graven images that can be worshiped as idols, he must have felt a yearning and creative turmoil that...

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A Showcase of Artistic Typography

September 27th, 2011
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A Showcase of Artistic Typography

With so many designer's devotion to typography, we felt it was time to shine our spotlight on some of the more artistic typographical creations out there to inspire our readers. Typography is virtually everywhere these days, and the art scene is not lacking in these expressive designs.

Design

Compilation of Well Designed Donation Pages

September 8th, 2011
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Compilation of Well Designed Donation Pages

As web designers and developers we tend to view the web somewhat differently than most. Our work keeps our focus tuned to the finer points of the field as we browse, even in our time off. We tend to get inspiration from this way of seeing the web. Hints of techniques or approaches to...

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Showcase of Creative and Entertaining 404 Error Pages

August 25th, 2011
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Showcase of Creative and Entertaining 404 Error Pages

When designing a website, many of us just neglect the error pages considering them insignificant. But the fact is many visitors come across these 404 error pages either because of typing a wrong URL or due to any other number of technical reasons.