Understanding Web Design

Understanding Webdesign
We get better design when we understand our medium. Yet even at this late cultural hour, many people don’t understand web design. Among them can be found some of our most distinguished business and cultural leaders, including a few who possess a profound grasp of design—except as it relates to the web… read the rest of the article here >>

Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on Text in Photoshop

Flaming Meteor effect
Take typography one step further by having text falling from the sky in a burning inferno. Yes, this is the text-on-fire tutorial to end all tutorials. It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Wow this is a great tutorial! The outcome is pretty darn cool i must say :o) Click here to visit tutorial >>

Creating and using logos

Creating and using logos
Slingshot’s Mat Burhouse demonstrates how to approach, create and use logos, from sketch book to style guide… This is a great tutorial which shows you the steps from making the outlay to the styleguide, I think this tutorial might come in handy for a lot of people wondering how to go about producing their first logo :o) Click here to visit and download the tutorial >>

Top 10 signs why you should drop a client

Top 10 reasons to drop a client
Great article on why you should drop a client like a bad habit. When reading through this article I could see a lot of my clients in some of these points! Thats the reason why i’m dropping them, because they have become a bad habit, so has the company I have been cooperating with for the last year with my projects. Get rid of your bad habit clients etc. and live a happier freelance life, money aint everything :o) Click here to read the article >>

Which open source cms platform to use for a social networking site?

This is a nice article from Spoon Graphics on the process he went through to choose the right Open Source platform to use on his Social networking site. In this article he gives a good explanation on the different platforms he had to choose from. Click here to visit the article >>

Creativity Spark From Masters Of Illustration

Creative thinking
is an essential part of design workflow. Whatever sketch you are working on, at some point you find yourself in the situation where you simply need some fresh ideas to find your path around the creativity block. Going away may help. Listening to the music may help. But particularly the works of the famous graphic artists may help. In fact, studying them very closely, you can not only explore new ideas, but also learn the smallest details – they form the profound foundation of every masterpiece… Wow some amazing pics over here! Click to visit >>

Give Your Photos a Retro Comic Book Effect

How about a fun effect for your incredibly boring photo albums? Creating a old comic book effect for your photos is easy and the results are visually appealing. More fun is achieved when adding captions to your photos using comic book fonts and design elementsThis tutorial will show you how to give a comic book look to your photos using a couple of filters and some additional decorations… Pretty cool effect :o) Click here to visit >>