Direction is an often forgotten but never unnoticed principle of design. It is created using some or all of the elements of design—shape, scale, line, value, texture, color and space. Direction can be defined as the movement of the eye throughout a piece. It is an important principle because it guides the viewer through a […]
The V3 is finally out – one of the most beautiful WordPress themes in the free realm. Maybe you have seen it already, it’s name is Rainbow Feather. If not, this is a great chance to. As the name suggests, Rainbow Feather delivers an impressive clean-cut layout, with rainbow colors, in a single fluid column, […]
Hi guys! I’m really happy to be here as a guest blogger, I have no words to thank Mao. Well, my name is Estefany and I’m here to give you some tips about working with “fake vectors” on Photoshop. First I’ll be showing you the basics of the main tool we use to work with […]
Last week I had the opportunity to interview Chris Coyier from css-tricks.com and he gave us his approach on css-coding. In that interview he describes how his coding process can be resumed in five steps which I wanted to review again for you in this post.
3rd Edge is a communication firm located in the USA since 1996. Their approach to design is quite clean and clever, and you can tell that as soon as you enter their online portfolio.
American Design Awards is calling for entries for its Semi-Annual Design Contest. The summer deadline will be on August 15th with a grace period until August 31st. The winter deadline in on February 15th with a grace period until March 1st. The contest is open to graphic and web designers from around the world.
For those of you who don’t know him, he is the guy behind css-tricks.com, where he teaches us all the tricks he keeps under the sleeve. Today we have the opportunity to interview him and ask him some questions regarding his approach to the tricky world of CSS.
There is a new category in the blog: Design Contests. In this one I will keep you informed of the latest design competitions on the web. From t-shirts and logos to application UIs. Here are the first 4 contests.
Most of you must remember this great post from css-tricks.com where Chris Coyier showed “What Beautiful HTML Code Looks Like”. For many of us that was how we first met Chris and his full-of-tricks blog. Well next Thursday he will be here on an interview answering some questions and giving us a few recommendations on […]
Your cousin asks for help on a presentation about wild life in Africa, but you have a deadline the same day with your client and he is already sending emails and trying to get you on instant messenger. Sounds familiar? Designers have to deal every day with “design favors,” asked for by our loved ones, […]