Free WordPress Clean & Minimal Themes

Adrian  •  Resources, WordPress  •  June 1, 2011
Free WordPress Clean & Minimal Themes

In this modern life we are living, colors and shapes rule our world and our demands regarding visual effects are more and more complex. This is great, of course! Nevertheless, there are times when the eye needs a rest from all that explosions of sometimes insignificant details and some find very reassuring the thought that we can still find an oasis of peace and quiet that is...

28 Good Examples of Portrait Usage in Web Design

Adrian  •  Inspiration  •  May 31, 2011
28 Good Examples of Portrait Usage in Web Design

Web designing is usually a tricky process, where every tiny detail matters and contributes to creating the main general aspect and image of the site. Everything is important to consider when designing that web page you hope will attract countless visitors and potential clients. It’s never a waste of time to improve the usability of the site and its structure, adding...

33 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters

Adrian  •  Resources  •  May 30, 2011
33 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters

Posters come in different designs; the important thing is to catch the attention of the people passing by. The right colors and fonts would be one option, but another important thing is the design itself. It has to be something amazing that would wow people and make them want to read the book, see the movie or go to the show you have designed the poster for. Let’s say you...

18 Essential iPhone Apps For Web Developers

Adrian  •  Coding, Resources  •  May 27, 2011
18 Essential iPhone Apps For Web Developers

Now that iPhones are getting more and more popular, the categories of people using them range from simple users, that only need the basic functionality of the phone – for the calling purpose, to people that try to stay updated and in pace with new technologies or even are somehow related with it, like web developers. For web developers, that are, in most cases, obsessed with...

Social Ratings and Credibility of the Author – the Future of Social SEO

Adrian  •  Resources  •  May 26, 2011
Social Ratings and Credibility of the Author – the Future of Social SEO

As we all know, Google and Bing have confirmed the undeniable influence of social ties over the rankings in the search engine. This was later confirmed by SEOmoz, and in particular Jen, with an amazing case study “The Effect of Tweet’s on the ratings”. We all know that social connections are strong enough and have heard terms such as social status,...

Awesome Minimalist Typography Posters

Patrik Svensson  •  Inspiration, Resources  •  May 25, 2011
Awesome Minimalist Typography Posters

This is a series of typography posters based on various movies. It’s a visualization of the movie by using only first letter(s) from title, for instance the i from “The Insider” as the shape of a cigarette, or the two K’s from “The Karate Kid” as two fighting karate kids. The rules are strict, but in some cases I have used more general...

Free Custom Shapes for Adobe Photoshop

Adrian  •  Resources  •  May 24, 2011
Free Custom Shapes for Adobe Photoshop

Although many of us are accustomed more with using brushes when designing something in Photoshop, we can still find many other useful instruments we can play with when there’s some inspiration and free time at hand. As brushes, free custom shapes save you a lot of time and energy when you’re in the middle of the creational process and don’t want to make a pause to edit...

Making Multicultural Website

Adrian  •  Resources  •  May 23, 2011
Making Multicultural Website

The Internet becomes more and more popular all over the world. People use it for communication, business or just to look for the information they need. The Internet is a truly global thing. I would say that it is the most global thing you could ever find today. But how many people can say this thing about their own sites? The Internet gives website designers and owners huge...

50 Unique Business Cards Collection

Adrian  •  Inspiration, Resources  •  May 20, 2011
50 Unique Business Cards Collection

Wikipedia defines business cards as “cards bearing business information about a company or individual”. Traditionally, business information includes title (with logo), name, address, telephone numbers, fax number, e-mail address and website address of a company or private person. Assuredly, using business cards is a very useful way to promote a company or an...

20+ Amazing CSS3 Text Effect Tutorials and Experiments

Adrian  •  Coding, Resources  •  May 19, 2011
20+ Amazing CSS3 Text Effect Tutorials and Experiments

OK, so you’ve designed that nice web page of yours, picked the right backgrounds and colors for it to set the adequate tone and atmosphere for your visitors or clients, decided on the appropriate icon sets to make the browsing even more accessible, exciting and interesting, but how about the text? You still haven’t thought about it? If not, don’t despair,...