Archive | Inspiration

Photography in Colors: Red

Today we are starting the “Photography in Colors” inspiration series. For each series, we are going to choose a color and then select beautiful photos in which this color stands out. We’re beginning with the primary colors, and today the chosen color is red. Red: The color of opposite things, religion and hell, innovation and […]

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Best Design Trends of 2008

A huge shift in design has being happening. Designers are attempting to recover some of the old methods and tools that haven’t been used since the computer boom. No more glossy and shiny gradients; instead of that, handwritten notes, doodles, watercolors and collages have been explored. As it’s hard to create handmade designs, they are […]

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Inspiration from designer’s shoes

From the basic need for protection to pieces of art, shoes aren’t the same. We are going to see the application of graphic design to add concepts and values to shoes. They are more than clothing pieces, they are ways to express yourself, your own style. Get inspired by these we present you. Nike Nike […]

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52 Inspirational T-shirts

We bring to you today a collection of T-shirt designs for your inspiration. It’s interesting to see so many good talents and different styles. Beautiful T-shirts are good sources of references for us. We selected nice tees from 3 different sites. The first one is the Threadless. They have tees from $9.00 (on sale) to […]

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10 Best and Worst Looking Sites From The Web

You can always find inspiration in lists of best-looking sites, but what about the worst ever? I know, I know that would be harder, to decide among the countless horrendous sites from Geocities or Angelfire, lol – it’s way easier to hand pick the cream of the crop of webdesign. According to commandshift3.com – Like […]

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21 Chiyogami Seamless Backgrounds

Chiyogami: A highly decorative type of Washi paper (和紙, Washi or Wagami? literally, “Japanese paper”) printed paper used for craft purposes. It was originally printed with wood blocks but now other printing methods such as silk screening are used. Many of the traditional designs can be traced back to the Edo period. Here are 21 […]

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How To Destroy The Web 2.0 Look

A trend always appears as opposition to another. Detailed Gothic art was replaced with the pure straight lines from  Greek temples in the Renaissance. The tons of hair spray, glitter and multicolor spandex 80’s were demolished by the black & white minimalism from the 90’s. The web is no exception. In the beginning, there was […]

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10 Inspirational Music Videos

Video killed the radio star and brought a whole new way to inspire us. Music videos and the environment generated by MTV has expanded the visual innovation and creativity to further limits where creativity, art, design and music collide in the most splendid, eye-catching and absurd ways. It would certainly be impossible to talk about […]

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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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Let Vintage Wallpaper Spice Up Your Designs

You are looking at some new trendy webpage and get impressed by those rich floral textures and backgrounds, and wonder: where does that inspiration come from? Inspiration is everywhere Just have look around you and you will find precious sources. This time, it comes from the walls. Antique wallpaper is an impressive source of inspiration. […]

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