Inspiration

Art Inspiration for the Weekend

April 1st, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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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
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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

Album Covers with Eye-Catching Typography

March 30th, 2011
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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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
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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
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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...

Design

Architecture Sources of Inspiration

March 25th, 2011
by Cameron Chapman
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Architecture Sources of Inspiration

Architecture surrounds us everyday, and because of that we sometimes overlook it as a potential source of inspiration. But architecture and interior design can inspire us for virtually any project. There are dozens of architectural styles out there, both formal and informal, to appeal to almost every taste.

Business Online

When You Freelance, How Do You Know You’ve Been Fired?

March 24th, 2011
by Speider Schneider
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When You Freelance, How Do You Know You’ve Been Fired?

It’s easy to figure out you’ve been fired from a staff position. Either your boss or a human resources person has told you to your face, you are met at your desk and walked out, or security guards drag you out, one on each arm and leg. The hints are...

Inspiration

45 Stunning Steampunk Artworks and Gadgets

March 23rd, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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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...

Design

How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

March 22nd, 2011
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

Many people have difficulty in drawing objects in perspective. Most of the time it helps if you have that particular object in front of you, but we still need our imagination.The most important aspects of perspective are size and distance. If you increase the distance between you and...

Infographics

Design Charts for Better Typography and Color

March 21st, 2011
by Cameron Chapman
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Design Charts for Better Typography and Color

We're designers, so it makes sense that a lot of us are visual learners and do better looking at charts and graphs than reading an article or listening to a podcast. Typography and color are two great topics that are perfectly suited for infographics, charts, and other graphical learning tools.

Essentials

Free HTML Newsletter Templates

March 18th, 2011
by Nousheen Aquil
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Free HTML Newsletter Templates

Choosing a well designed newsletter can provide any marketing campaign a great deal of success. Here are excellent examples of some of the best free HTML newsletter templates that you can use without spending a fortune. No matter how you'd like to update your customers about a particular product or simply want to share some information...

Inspiration

Less is More: Creative and Inspiring Minimalist Print Ads

March 17th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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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...