Useful Tips and Tricks for Google+ (Plus)

Adrian  •  Resources  •  July 11, 2011
Useful Tips and Tricks for Google+ (Plus)

A few months ago, Google announced the launch of the +1 button that has been tested on a small number of users. Two weeks ago it was time for what was expected for a while already to be brought to the surface – Google+ (Plus). Google+ is the first Google brand social network that promises involvement in the social environment through a carefully designed tool that is...

A Showcase of Startup Logos

Alex  •  Inspiration  •  July 7, 2011
A Showcase of Startup Logos

Startup companies these days need to find a way to stand out and attract attention – to them, every new visitor could be a potential customer or investor, and they need to make sure that their design doesn’t put people off. It’s for this reason that so many new startups are coming up with beautifully designed sites with impeccable user interfaces – they know that...

Reasons Why White Spaces are Good in Web Designing

Roxanne Peterson  •  Design  •  July 6, 2011
Reasons Why White Spaces are Good in Web Designing

In the context of web designing, white space is referred to the space between different design elements. The area between text, paragraphs, images, links and footers etc. are referred as white space. White space is not necessarily “white” it is essentially a blank space. Use of white space helps in scanning different sections of websites and web pages. While designing web...

Cinemagraphs – Amazing 3D-like Animated Photos

Adrian  •  Resources  •  July 5, 2011
Cinemagraphs – Amazing 3D-like Animated Photos

“What we describe as animated photography is not animation at all. All that happens is that a long string of snap-shot photographs… are passed at rapid speed before the eye.” – F. A. Talbot “Moving Pictures: How They are Made and Worked”, 1912. Even if we tend to perceive the movement, it is only an illusion, as the animated photos (Cinemagraphs)...

25+ Incredible Vexel Art Illustrations

Adrian  •  Inspiration, Resources  •  June 29, 2011
25+ Incredible Vexel Art Illustrations

I’m sure that you’ve heard of vector art and that you have probably seen some beautiful illustrations and designs made by using this creative and always somewhat different form of graphic design. Ok, so there’s a new trend in this domain that’s called Vexel. It somehow improves the illustration by adding a marvellous sense of depth and volume to it, which is pretty...

10 Productivity Tools to Save More Time Online

Leonhard Widrich  •  Resources  •  June 28, 2011
10 Productivity Tools to Save More Time Online

As the online buzz increased dramatically with the rise of Social Networks, I found that it is also very easy to get distracted. With dozens of popups and new notifications, staying focused and working efficiently can sometimes be difficult. So here are 10 innovative tools that help me greatly to get more done and focus on what is important. Productivity Tools MindMeister –...

Interesting Photo Manipulation Artworks

Alexandru Tudoran  •  Inspiration, Resources  •  June 28, 2011
Interesting Photo Manipulation Artworks

These are my works and also my wallpapers made for all of you, guys. The available resolutions range from 1024×768 to 1920×1200. Well, my artwork is based on making wallpapers with tools and materials offered by Photoshop. I started working in Photoshop one year ago and, after a few preps and sketches, I’ve managed to make my first wallpaper/creation without...

Best Premium WordPress Themes for Business Website

Adrian  •  Resources, WordPress  •  June 27, 2011
Best Premium WordPress Themes for Business Website

So you have recently started a business and feel that something is missing… Maybe you forgot to create a website in order to establish your online presence so that your products or services are more accessible for your potential clients to view and choose from? Did know that nowadays the internet can be a very good means of spreading information about just everything? So...

GUI Stencils and Wireframing Kits for iPad App Designers

Adrian  •  Resources  •  June 24, 2011
GUI Stencils and Wireframing Kits for iPad App Designers

This showcase will be about GUI (graphic user interface) stencils and wireframing kits that any app designer can use in his attempts to perform a more complicated task and has no spare time to squander for basic stuff that can be found as templates or pre-designed and ready to be utilized elements. Oh, and we will concentrate on the iPad apps especially. Even if you’re such...

Design Tips That Can be Applied to Life

Nina Wu  •  Resources  •  June 23, 2011
Design Tips That Can be Applied to Life

Website design is a challenging craft that demands the talents of both an artist, and a programmer. There are many design elements to consider when creating a professional website: layout, color scheme, font, typography. In order to push a good design into becoming an exceptional design, the designer must delve deeper, past the visual aesthetics. I interviewed Dustin McCarthy,...