Author Archive | Mauricio Duque

45 Best Freeware Design Programs

In a previous post I gave you a list of 85+ Free Killer Resources Every Designer Should Know, which had a great response. Now, in the same line, I have brought together 45 Freeware Design Programs among literally thousands and thousands. It was a great quest, and it was worth it. No, it won’t replace […]

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3 Free Vector Business Silhouettes

We all love those trendy designs with foliage, paint splatters and grunge textures. But we can’t forget our corporate friends. We can’t always do edgy-looking pieces, sometimes we need to do business designs, too. But that doesn’t mean we have to use the classic handshake pictures. To help you with that I came up with […]

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Provocators in White

With this post, I’ll be starting a series of frequent (hopefully daily) posts. The idea is to provoke/inspire us.”provocation” To make it short, I will tag as “provocation” stimuli not directly related to graphic design: architecture, industrial design, photography, textile, etc. And as inspiration, more graphic design related items: movie posters, album art, logos, magazine […]

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Free Vector and Bitmap Floral Backgrounds

In a previous post, about the inspiration provocation of vintage wallpaper, I was talking about how those patterns are becoming part of contemporary aesthetics. I present here the first of a series of vintage backgrounds. Download includes the vector file and 6 seamless tiles with background color variations.   Download This work is licensed under a […]

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Hunting inspiration? What about provocation?

Inspiration Inspiration INSPIRATION! It can be elusive, sometimes mean and many times just blocked! And you start to wonder: where are those infamous muses? And you spend hours trying to catch them, watching with puppy eyes other guy’s work. And then two feelings fill your heart: despair and the can’t-keep-your-mouth-closed (or jaw dropped) feeling. The […]

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30 Free Vector WordPress Icons

In a previous post I offered 30 RSS vector icons. Now to match those little happy icons, I’ve made 30 WordPress Logos to help you brighten up your beloved blog. To use them open/import it on your vectorial/bitmap editor of choice [Photophop, Illustrator, CorelDraw] Download This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 […]

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30 Free Vector RSS Icons

Bored with the good old orange RSS button? How about a nice little button in 30 color variations and in vector format? Now you will more to choose from. Also working on date buttons and badges. To use them open/import it on your vectorial/bitmap editor of choice [Photophop, Illustrator, CorelDraw] **Update 11/1/07** Check out the […]

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