40+ Free Creative Social Bookmarking Icon Sets

Corina Ciripitca  •  Resources  •  April 7, 2011
40+ Free Creative Social Bookmarking Icon Sets

As we have already mentioned in our previous posts – social networks are so much more popular today than they were a few years ago. They even seem to be vital for some people and they spent most of their free time on them. Website designers should only take advantage of their existence and try to bond with them as much as possible. One way to do that is by using social...

Newsletter Sign-up Forms (PSD) – Premium, Free and Examples

Corina Ciripitca  •  Inspiration, Resources  •  April 6, 2011
Newsletter Sign-up Forms (PSD) – Premium, Free and Examples

Usability and aesthetics should go hand in hand in web design. A newsletter signup form for example is really important for a website, and you want the visitor to notice it once he is browsing your website. It should be functional and have a neat design at the same time. Newsletter sign-up forms are really important if you want to keep your visitors informed about your latest...

66 Examples of Magnificent Photorealistic Paintings

Adrian  •  Resources  •  April 6, 2011
66 Examples of Magnificent Photorealistic Paintings

“Photorealism” is a genre of painting based on using photos and creating a painting that looks exactly like the taken photograph.  This way the painting itself will look really close to reality. This term appeared in the late 1960′s during the United States art movement. Many have criticized this type of art, because it is believed to be creating nothing...

20 Amazing Nature Inspired Web Designs

Corina Ciripitca  •  Inspiration  •  April 5, 2011
20 Amazing Nature Inspired Web Designs

It’s time to “go green” and N, this is not just about the environment (though we’d have to think that over as well). What I actually meant was to mention to all of you about nature-inspired website designs. Nature has always been a source of inspiration for artists, and as web designers fall under this category, it is also pretty inspiring for them too. Nature elements...

45+ Amazing Fashion Brochure Design Examples

Corina Ciripitca  •  Inspiration  •  April 5, 2011
45+ Amazing Fashion Brochure Design Examples

One way to know more about fashion and the new trends coming this year is by reading fashion brochures. These can deliver important information about fashion shows, upcoming trends or some new collections out there. An important thing that you cannot miss is the design of the fashion brochure. Of course for super famous designers there is practically no need to come up with...

20 Free Color Gradient Sets For Photoshop

Corina Ciripitca  •  Resources  •  April 4, 2011
20 Free Color Gradient Sets For Photoshop

Gradients are cool! I have noticed that so many times and that’s why I love them. Web designers should really focus on using them more as they give the design a certain shape and texture and in the end a nice optical illusion. That’s a really nice trick to use if you want your viewers to be amazed by your designs. Playing with colors and shades is the secret of a...

20 Medical Business Cards Design Examples

Corina Ciripitca  •  Inspiration, Resources  •  April 3, 2011
20 Medical Business Cards Design Examples

Doctors, as other professionals have to present business cards when they meet people interested in their services. These have to inspire faith and confidence and by using the right colors and symbols, one can achieve that. Usually symbols that are closer to the area the doctor is activating in are the most appropriate. But it also can be something generic like white doves that...

30 Best Creative and Professional Free Fonts For Designers

elshawardy Ahmad  •  Resources  •  April 2, 2011
30 Best Creative and Professional Free Fonts For Designers

Hello again, as we know the font what you use in your design is important in fact, it’s very important it gives the viewer a good impression about the design. Actually it’s basic thing for your design, if you didn’t choose a good and perfect font for your design you will give the viewer bad impression, so we see this as important complementary for your design. So...

40+ Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

Corina Ciripitca  •  Resources  •  April 1, 2011
40+ Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

Did you ever wonder how did they make Frodo look so small next to Gandalf? This technique is frequently used in filmography, photography and art in general. In order to show the contrast between the sizes of objects in a picture the “forced perspective” technique is used. Some photographers choose this technique for their photos as well and it is really successful. There...

33 Jaw Dropping 3D Digital Artwork Examples

Corina Ciripitca  •  Resources  •  April 1, 2011
33 Jaw Dropping 3D Digital Artwork Examples

Digital technology has become practically irreplaceable in graphics today. More designers opt for this, instead of plain objects in their designs. 3D artwork is used in movies, web design and even paintings, in order to showcase the objects or people as real as possible. This involves adding a lot of details that you can notice especially at close-ups. You definitely have to...