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- Portfolio websites using illustration18/04/2010
Portfolio is a platform where sites showcases designers skill, innovation and creativity the skills of the designer.
- Industrial Design: 50+ Wicked Product Designs17/04/2010
As industrial designers push the envelope to create and improve on existing products such as bicycles or furniture, we as consumers appreciate the benefits from these advancements. In this post you will see some really cool and brilliant designs that one day may be manufactured for common use. Till then lets admire these beautiful designs. Enjoy!
- Create a folded paper text effect in Illustrator16/04/2010
Hi there. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple folded paper text effect. Also, to improve the look of the final result, I will show you how to create some ink blobs and stains from some simple ellipses and brushes.
- 40 Breathtaking Waterfall wallpapers16/04/2010
The view of a waterfall is spectacular. I love them and I hope that you love them too, so I collected 40 breathtaking waterfall wallpapers to download.
- Designer’s Break – 17 Creative computer mice16/04/2010
My computer mouse broke down a few days ago and I looked for a new one. So I thought of acquiring a more unusual one rather than your casual, basic-shaped mouse and I want to share with you…
- Freebies: 20 Awesome FREE vector backgrounds16/04/2010
I’m sure you’re always in need of a cool vector background for your illustrations and sometimes it can become a little tricky to find the right one. So I’ve made a list of
- 20 ways to improve website’s readability16/04/2010
When you read something and can soothingly go on and on with no stress then the message that you want your reader to get is conveyed properly. This style of delivering your write up in such a way that your readers feel the ease of reading is Readability.
- 52 Breathtaking photo manipulations of girls16/04/2010
The digital graphics and abstract elements bring an homage to the harmonious shapes of her body with exhilarating bursts of colors. Using the refracting lights and the primordial earthen elements…
- New vectors: Torn paper scrolls, Vintage Mega Pack…16/04/2010
Today we launched cool new vectors on Designious: 2 Packs of torn paper scrolls, the Vintage Mega Pack 9 and new unique 11 Plus Tees Designs. Check them out!
- 41 Creative Examples of Twitter Based Logos16/04/2010
There is a huge rise in Twitter based startups these days. Why do entrepreneurs want to target Twitter? Simple, Twitter will only keep growing in the future. Why not take advantage of the low failure rate, and start a Twitter based business. Most of these logos are for Twitter based businesses, so i thought i should mention the previous lecture. Without further ado enjoy this roundup of awesome…
- Star Wars The Saga Continues – Fan Made Art15/04/2010
In this post we`ll talk a little bit about the work that continues the Star Wars saga after the 6 episodes made by George Lucas. On that history there is, to this day, any new release film project, however the fans are responsible for keeping it alive.
- Comic Book Inspired Artwork: Wonder Women15/04/2010
With the Wonder Women movie coming in 2011, there has been much speculation over who will play the part of the attractive superhero. Lots of people are saying it could potentially be Megan Fox while Lucy Lawless has expressed interest in the role as well. While the Hollywood big-wigs figure out who will play the part let’s check out some really cool Wonder Women inspired artwork from some rea…
- 40+ Beautiful Clever Typographic Logos15/04/2010
As I have written previously in a few posts about logos, logos are what represent your company, product, business, or even yourself. They are the primary way to communicate to the world your business’s personality, identity, essence, and individuality.
- Amazing Websites Designed for Kids for your Inspir…15/04/2010
Most websites, and their content (design, font, images, color, style, etc) are focused at a particular type of person, and these persons are collectively called your target audience.
- 10+ of the best Shorten URL services14/04/2010
Shorten URL services are really important nowadays. You can learn them easy and they’re really smaller than their original URL. You can find lots of them on Twitter because of the limit of 140 words. Check the following post to find out some of the best Shorten URL services.
- Logo designing tutorial using photoshop and illust…14/04/2010
A logo defines your brand; it is one that gives you a perception of what you and your organization is all about. Logo design is one of those things that have to be ideal, because a logo represents an idea,a brand and an identity.
- Interview with digital artist Arie Prajoedi from E…14/04/2010
Arie Prajoedi is a very talented illustrator from Indonesia currently living his life as a designer at Emptees. His T-shirt designs have a unique style, all with a touch of darkness, blood …
- 12 Cool HQ Fractal Photoshop Brushes Sets for Free14/04/2010
Some of the most creative and interesting fractal photoshop brushes.
- 60+ Hot New Tutorials From Around The Web14/04/2010
Tutorials can often be your greatest source of inspiration when trying to design that project you have been putting off. In this post, I have rounded up a collection of very useful tutorials from around the web from the month of March. You’ll find everything from a sweet chocolate-coated text effect in photoshop, to creating a disco party poster. So what are you waiting for…why not try one…
- 100 Refreshing Black & White Business Cards13/04/2010
This is a massive collection of amazing black and white bnusiness cards. These examples prove that the most basic colors can create amazing pieces of artwork. Most of these are white and black, but accasionally you will see a third color. If you are thinking of designing a black based business card then this article is the jackpot. Please let us know what you think by commenting below.
- Designers and web developers have a difficult job13/04/2010
A short article talking about the difficulties that designers and web designers face
- Tips to work from home with the perfect motivating…13/04/2010
If the layout of your workspace is not in your control and you are looking to have the liberty to create your own schedule then you are in a hedge to follow and move towards your own workplace with the exact kind of ambiance you desire.
- The Secret to Pitching to New Clients12/04/2010
Have you tried to get through to hundreds of businesses only for your cold emails and calls to fail miserably? You’re going about it the wrong way. Here’s a super effective method for you to ramp up some fresh new clients as a freelancer.
- 40 Awesome User-Submitted Photos From National Geo…12/04/2010
I like awarded,most voted and editor picked photos in various sites.National Geographic Website is also one of the best site to find these kind of photos.So many photographers show their best photos to the world and National Geographic editors pick some of them carefully and publish.
- Artist of the week – Adrianna Zurek12/04/2010
Aggressive, sensual, dynamic, freedom, urban. These are the words that emphasize her art. She really is a living example that art also requires heart, soul and dedication, not just computer effects.
- 50 Unique Examples of Single Page Portfolios12/04/2010
Portfolios often show off your personality, skill abilities, and the work you have done. To impress the customer you need to have an awesome portfolio and show off your creativity. We made a roundup of ideal portfolio websites. They are all different and unique to the owners taste. To take it one step further they are also single page portfolios. We hope these inspire you to create your own cus…
- Create a download button in Illustrator11/04/2010
Hi there. In the following tutorial you’ll learn to create a simple download button. You’ll only have to deal with some basic tools like the Rectangle Tool or the Gradient Tool. Also for some discrete effect you’ll have to use the Clipping Mask and the Opacity Mask effect.
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