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. The combination of such effective typography, the chosen style of the design as well as the composition should also be kept in mind.Read more
Following along this tutorial you’ll be learning how to use the Pathfinder Panel in Illustrator CS5 with its very useful features. Combining various forms with the Pathfinder tools, we can create nice shapes. Applying the gradients and colors to those shapes, we can achieve great results by creating a nice depth and perspective. Highlights and shadows are very helpful as well and make the artwork look very realistic.
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 improve your Photoshop skills.Read more
A predefined icon set collection is like a resource reservoir for graphic designers which can be used to improve the appearance of the designs they’re working on. Nevertheless, these icons should be seen as an inspiration and we encourage you all to try creating your own icons for designing portfolios, blogs, corporate designs, magazines and Web applications.
We recently did a post on how to tell your clients “No” which broke down the multiple considerations that need to be weighed when you are approaching this ground under these varied circumstances. Along with this handy online flowchart, Should I Work For Free? has you pretty well covered on that end. Now we bring you the other side of that coin: how to say “No” to other designers and developers that you might be working along side in any given project.
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.Read more
Advertisements are one of the best ways to promote goods and services of any organization. With an effective and successful advertising campaign, organizations not only leave a strong impact on their customers but also communicate the company’s philosophy in an effective manner.
With so many diverse infographics out there there’s always something aptly for everyone. A big shout out to all the artists, illustrators, designers, researchers and writers who made these educational wonderful infographics possible. Today we present to you a nice roundup of infographics — there should be one for all the different interests. Enjoy!Read more
PSD files can be used to create beautiful, stunning, vibrant and very creative business cards, icons, characters, website layouts, photo manipulations and much more. With Adobe Photoshop’s convenient interface, even newbies can understand how to work with some of the basic tools and options that this fantastic program has to offer. Here are 40 PSDs you may find useful for any ongoing projects you may have at the moment.Read more
What do you do when you have an idea? Well, a good thing would be to write it down first. The next step would be to ask yourself how to actually implement it and bring it to life. With Adobe Photoshop, almost everything is possible. As you will see from these tutorials, it is a powerful tool for creating trendy designs as well as freshening up and editing graphics.Read more