Some time ago, we wrote the polemic article “70 designers that shaped the world”. After suggestions, we made the “Another 30 designers that shaped the world”. One thing that called attention was the few women present on the lists. Looking at the 100 designers, only 8 were women – among them, Eileen Gray, Zaha Hadid, […]
This week we’ll brighten up the Photography in Colors series with Pink. Check out the different tones and combinations for this sweet color. Pink: Mainly associated with female genres, it’s delicate and sweet. Suggests calm and tranquility, but also can indicate energy and happiness if saturated.
Beauty is a Photoshop product. Now days you can’t see a photograph, without wonder if it has been “photoshoped” or not. Some end results are really plausible other not that much. Here are 6 before and after extreme makeover videos using Photoshop.
We have been talking about avoiding clichés lately, instead trying to reflect the unique personality of every business. That way our design will stand out among millions. Sometimes the hardest situations come when our clients ask us to implement some not-so-unique elements and it seems almost impossible to convince him that it would be better […]
In my last post, “How To Destroy The Web 2.0 Look” based on Elliot Jay Stocks’ proposal, I showed some sites that illustrate an opposing trend to the current popular style. This new look has rich textures and an organic feel. The purpose behind these designs is to come up with different web design approaches […]
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 […]
PS3 New interface for the firmware 2.0 Yesterday, PS3 got a new firmware update to 2.0. And also its interface, sporting a dark background with neon color shapes as if painted with light. So when I saw that nifty interface I joined the dots and identified a design trend I have been noticing since I […]