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Jul
26
2013

New York In 1973 (32 photos)

On April 4, 1973 the New York City skyline dramatically changed. It was on that day, exactly 40 years ago, that the original World Trade Center site officially opened. Here is an aerial shot of Lower Manhattan with the buildings finally complete. In the foreground, landfill is worked on to create what will eventually become Battery Park City. Take a look back at the World Trade Center’s history through the years … For the best […]

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
20
2013

Making Your Workspace Work For You

Productivity is made up of more than just action items, emails, and process improvement.  The environment around you can affect your mood and your results.  Things like noise and temperature are proven to affect your typing speed and accuracy.  Taking control of your workspace is an effective way to demonstrate productivity to yourself and others. If you’re unsure how to do that, start by asking yourself a few questions: What does my workspace look like?  Does it make […]

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
8
2013

50 Great Conceptual Photography Works

Conceptual photography is an art of getting your ‘concept’ across the mind of the viewer using just the contents of a photograph. It is a genre of photography where a photographer puts various things in the scenery so that his idea or concept becomes clear to perceive. Most of the times,computers are used for blending various objects into a photograph, but many photographers just use what is available to them. Some photographers just make sure that everything they […]

May
7
2013

What To Do After WordPress Installation

It takes two easy steps to install WordPress but you may tweaking some of the default settings to further optimize the performance and also improve the security of your WordPress website. How to Optimize your WordPress Installation These suggestions are only applicable to self-hosted WordPress.org sites and not blogs that are hosted on WordPress.com. Also, I assume that you are running WordPress on Apache. Let’s get started: 1. Change the default media upload folder The […]

Dec
29
2012

Inspirational Winter Photography

It’s the time of year when holiday music is playing in most places, and winter scenes are prominent in advertising and on the web. Some websites will even change or tweak their designs to have a winter or Christmas theme. Winter photographs can play a significant role in providing inspiration for your own winter designs, and with that in mind we decided to compile this collection of beautiful photos. In this post you’ll find 25 […]

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
19
2012

Realistic Makeup with Photoshop

It’s true. Women spend a lot of time getting ready. That is because the makeup application process is quite tedious and time-consuming. The physical process of applying makeup involves concealing blemishes and painting the face with rich colors. In many ways, the process mirrors that of digital retouching techniques. In this tutorial, we will explain how to apply makeup digitally using many of the same techniques that women use to apply physical makeup to their […]

Dec
19
2012

Create Lomo Effects with Photoshop

Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Model 1 Model 2 Step 1 Begin by opening your images and navigating to the Window Tab of Photoshop. In the Window Tab click Actions (Alt+ F9). Once you have opened the actions panel you can begin creating your first lomo leak. Step 2 Now that you have the actions panel open, we can begin our first light leak. Start by clicking […]

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