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Jul
25
2013

Creating Daft Punk Poster With Illustrator

Daft Punk is releasing their new album next month, titled Random Access Memories. While biking around in San Francisco I started seeing some posters and billboards on walls advertising the new album and was inspired by the amazing artwork. Of course I’ve always wanted to do something for Daft Punk so this post’s timing seems just about right. So in this post I will show you how to create a simple and minimalistic poster for […]

Jul
21
2013

Great Examples of HTML5 Canvas

The HTML5 canvas element is a very powerful addition to the Web’s favorite markup language. With the canvas element, along with other new HTML5 APIs and with JavaScript, you can create mind-blowing dynamic graphics and animations that can be rendered in an ordinary web page. The possibilities are endless. Below, you will witness some interesting examples of HTML5′s canvas element in action. Canvas Cycle: Jungle Waterfall This impressive demo leverages the HTML5 canvas element to […]

Jul
17
2013

30 Best Designed Minimal Corporate Web Sites

1. Solo Simple design on a subtle grid. Garnished with color saturation via scrolling. A fun, clean, good interaction! 2. Sur la Route Encore Despite the many colors “above the fold,” Sur la Route Encore’s site (designed by Minuit Sept) toes the minimalist line. 3. Dropbox Dropbox’s purpose (as illustrated) and call to action have a hefty impact from their airy design. 4. Budnitz Bicycles Products take center stage on Budnitz’s homepage, and the “SHOP” […]

May
14
2013

100 Best Subtle Brush Sets

Using these subtle textures is a great way to create grunge backgrounds for your websites, vintage logos and type treatment or provide a useful backdrop to your design mock-ups if you are looking to upload them to Dribbble or Behance. 15 Free Subtle Brush Set Hi-Res Subtle Grunge Vector Textures Dirtbag #3 50 Subtle Grunge Brushes Vector Brushes: Free High Res Fabric Texture Brush Set Scratchy Free Grunge Brushes 25 Light Grunge Photoshop Brushes 16 […]

Jan
14
2013

15+ Free High Quality New Patterns

Today we will show you 15+ free patterns to give your next project a nice and subtle touch. From backgrounds to specific areas of a layout, patterns can add a lot of personality to a design, so check them out. Subtle Light Tile Pattern Vol5 Wood Pattern Background Maze White Subtle Grunge Honey I’m subtle Grey Jean White wall 2 Lined paper

Dec
28
2012

Creating a Christmas Themed Repeating Pattern

My special Christmas post might be a little late this year, but what better time to post a fun Christmas themed tutorial than on Christmas Eve? Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a repeating vector pattern. We’ll use Illustrator’s Blob brush to create simple vector doodles then place them together to create a repeating pattern, much like Christmas wrapping paper. If you’re seeing this after the holidays, don’t worry, the same technique […]

Dec
21
2012

Free Snowflake Vectors for Christmas

Christmas is here once again and what best represent this season but winter season and snowflakes. . This year, we rounded up 12 sets of free snowflake vector graphics that you can use to make your own Christmas themed design like greeting cards, posters, gift tags, decors, web icons and backgrounds, and many more holiday season design related stuff. Merry Christmas and enjoy the holiday! 1. 52 Snowflakes Vectors from Dezignus 2. Free Christmas Ribbon with Snowflake Design 3. Snowflakes Tree Card Vector Graphic 4. Winter […]

Dec
19
2012

Inspiring Texture Use in Web Design

Using texture is a great way of adding personality and depth to a webdesign. It doesn’t matter if you choose to use texture only in the navigation menu, the header or if you go with a totally textured background, as long as you pick the right texture and don’t over use it, the result, most of time, will be elegant and beautiful, as the examples we’re showing you in this post. Alxandr Grain & Mortar […]

Apr
2
2012

100 Best Free Fonts You Should Have in Your Library

Fonts have already been among the essential materials used by designers. Whether it is a web design project or a logo design – font is the element, capable of attracting people’s attention, rendering the key idea, and communicating the necessary message. That is why, thousands of free fonts reside today in multiple online font repositories. Below we are introducing a collection of 100 free fonts, which represent vividly only some of the most significant trends […]

Mar
29
2012

Photoshop CS6’s new features

Photoshop CS6 is now available for download in Beta. For the last several months, we have been speculating about what features we can expect to see in Photoshop CS6. This speculation was fueled by the Photoshop team’s release of several sneak peek videos that revealed some exciting new features. Now that the speculation is over and Photoshop CS6 Beta is available for us to download and try, we have been able to make a careful examination […]

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