Inspiration

Web Designs that Incorporate the Four Natural Elements

April 12th, 2011
by Katie Thompson
12
Web Designs that Incorporate the Four Natural Elements

Today, the market consists of countless synthetic materials that showcase the talent and hard research of man. However, at the core of these products are four elements that have existed since time can remember: earth, air, fire and water. The elements have long been thought of as the essential materials to sustain...

Essentials

A Crash Course in Typography: Principles for Combining Typefaces

April 11th, 2011
by Cameron Chapman
18
A Crash Course in Typography: Principles for Combining Typefaces

When combining typefaces, there are a couple of important principles you'll need to keep in mind, namely contrast and mood. Effectively combining typefaces is a skill best learned through practice, and trial-and-error. Once you've mastered the principles covered here, you'll have the tools you need to try out combinations while making...

Essentials

Typographical Inspiration for the Weekend

April 8th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
13
Typographical Inspiration for the Weekend

Those of us who work in creative fields tend to need to return to the wells of inspiration for a bit of a recharge for our imagination. In these times we turn to many, many different areas, looking for anything to spark those creative fires once again so that we can enthusiastically charge back into...

Design

A Guide To Seamless Website Redesign

April 7th, 2011
by Robert Hartland
15
A Guide To Seamless Website Redesign

An inherent problem with owning a web site is that styles come and go on the internet fast as (or faster than) the real world. A web site can look out-of-date very fast if it is not being constantly maintained. Do you need to refine your online presence? A web site redesign may...

Photography

Coral Photography for Your Inspiration

April 6th, 2011
by Obaid ur Rehman
7
Coral Photography for Your Inspiration

Nature is one of the best sources of inspiration we can always turn to. In today's post, we've collected some breathtaking coral photography that show us some quite high level of creativity of a good number of photographers. We hope that this collection will help stir your imagination and help you look above, below and...

Design

Useful Photoshop Video Tutorials

April 5th, 2011
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
6
Useful Photoshop Video Tutorials

Photoshop is an amazing tool in the hands of Designers. There are numerous tutorials which shows you all tips and tricks to conquer Photoshop. Reading tutorials can be little irksome at times when you don't want to spend hours and hours on long written steps. Why not try these Video tutorials which give you amazing amusement...

Essentials

A Crash Course in Typography: Paragraphs and Special Characters

April 4th, 2011
by Cameron Chapman
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A Crash Course in Typography: Paragraphs and Special Characters

Body copy makes up the majority of many websites. Headlines and other bits of typography are often considered more fun to design, or more artistic, but without a good design for your body copy, your overall project will suffer.

Inspiration

Art Inspiration for the Weekend

April 1st, 2011
by Robert Bowen
3
Art Inspiration for the Weekend

In the design field, we tend to take our inspiration pretty seriously, and as a result we search both high and low to find any sparks we can root out. This can make finding some pieces that have not already been soaked up by the masses a bit difficult when trying to gather enough inspirational...

Photography

Can You See Me? Unbelievable Animal Camouflage Photography

March 31st, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
10
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

Album Covers with Eye-Catching Typography

March 30th, 2011
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
6
Album Covers with Eye-Catching Typography

It is hard to imagine the design world without typography since it has undoubtedly influenced the major development and establishment of design trends today. This post includes thirty inspirational examples of famous CD album covers that will surely inspire you with their excellent typography.

Inspiration

State of Web Design in Greece

March 29th, 2011
by Yiannis Konstantakopoulos
29
State of Web Design in Greece

Most people know Greece because of its glorious past during the ancient years. Nevertheless, present times are quite stressful for the vast majority of its population due to global recession. But let's remain optimistic and take a look at the past times of Greek tradition in art and design and then see the state...

Essentials

A Crash Course in Typography: The Basics of Type

March 28th, 2011
by Cameron Chapman
36
A Crash Course in Typography: The Basics of Type

Typography could be considered the most important part of any design. It's definitely among the most important elements of any design project. And yet it's often the part of a design that's left for last, or barely considered at all. Designers are often intimidated by typography, which can result in bland...