The Art of Mixing Typeface

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Typography is one of the most important aspects of any design (print and web-based) but unfortunately; it’s also often one of the most difficult aspects to get truly right.

Because of this, a lot of designers tend to stick to the same old boring typefaces (we’re talking Georgia, Times New Roman, etc.), as they’re reliable, easily sourced, and their font pairings have been widely documented online.

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How Job Hopping Can Damage Your Future Employment Prospects

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Fresh and Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

Fresh Icon Sets for Web Designers Icons are a requirement for any web-related project but creating your own custom icons for each project is rarely practical as it’s so time-consuming. On the other hand, finding those hidden treasures in a pool of tens of thousands of free icons also takes time. Continue reading

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Humor of Mexican illustrator Eduardo Salles

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Eduardo Salles, aka Sallesino, is a young illustrator, copywriter and designer with an acid style and humor. He has a formula which encapsulates his ironic commentary on the internet, politics, TV and daily habits: Design + humor + social critique. Continue reading

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French Animator Creates Couch Gag For ‘The Simpsons’

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French animator Sylvain Chomet, known for his animations The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist, has brought his imaginative touch to The Simpsons.

Illustrated in his beautiful and strange style, the delightfully charming spot abounds with playful humor and French references, from the scratchy vinyl sounds of the lilting background music to French delicacies like foie gras and escargots.
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Quick tutorial on how you can design you very own preloader in Illustrator

Quick-tutorialPreloader is a small image that appears mainly right before system or menu is displayed. It’s also used in flash websites or animations to tell the user how much of content is loaded.  Today I wanted to share with a few quick and easy ways to design your very own custom preloader. Continue reading

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Create a Vector Sunburst in Illustrator

 

So, I’ve never created a tutorial before and the reason for that is I’m not the best to describe what I do when I work. Today I decided to start slow and small and show you a quick and easy way to create your very own vector sunburst in Illustrator. But of course you can feel free to use you imaginations and change it any way you want. Enjoy it and don’t forget to let me know if you have any questions or comments.

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Some Great New Year’s Resolution iPhone Wallpapers

I came across these amazing project called ‘To resolve Project” for designers to create iPhone digital wallpapers that express their New Year’s Resolution. These are few of the submissions for the past year. Continue reading

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