Interesting Tweets – Week 37

It has been another interesting week on Twitter. Last week I came across some great resources such as Fitvids, a lightweight jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds, the iPhone app Gadgetbox, a huge collection of code snippets and a JS library that helps you with your web typography. We also found images of the original Twitter homepage. Enjoy! Continue reading

Interesting Tweets – Week 35

It was once again an interesting week on Twitter. The week was packed with useful and interesting tweets. Big news was the Wacom Inkling, a great tool that closes the gap between traditional and digital sketching methods. We also saw the semantic grid system, 12 graphic design paradoxes, a JPEG tool and the beautiful website for the Sony Tablet S. Continue reading

25 Kick-Ass Pokemon Illustrations

Pokemon has been a worldwide phenomena during the 90′s. Actually, it’s still popular amongst kids these days. For me, pokemon provided a lot of fun and childhood memories. I’m sure this is the case for a lot of people. That’s why some artist decided to use these little monsters as a design-subject. Let’s take a look at some of the results. Continue reading

Awesome Infographic Videos

Infographics have been very popular lately; they pop up on Twitter, Facebook, in e-mails… Not a day goes by without bumping in to one. Some artists tried to make infographics more interesting and entertaining by converting them into videos. In this article you’ll find some of the most beautiful infographic videos from various artists. Continue reading

80+ Quality Metal Textures

Textures are an essential part of every designer’s toolbox. They can really make or break a design. If used correctly, they can take it to a whole new level. As a famous philosopher once said: “You can’t have too much textures”. In this article you’ll find more than 80 high quality metal textures that you can use in your next design. Continue reading

12 Amazingly Inspirational Flickr Groups

Flickr is a great site that allows everyone from photographers to graphic designers to upload and share media as well as be inspired by others. It is truly a great community site and one of the great features are the community pools or groups, they allow everyone and anyone to submit awesome work that will inspire others. Continue reading

Comment To Win One Of 3 Annual Site2You Packages

I can imagine that some of you don’t have the necessary skills or tools to create your own website. Or perhaps you just don’t have the time to design and code it. In this case, you could use the tools from Site2You. Site2You allows you to easily create your own website. Comment to win one of 3 annual packages! Continue reading

The Blue Lady’s New Look And Other Curiosities: Review & Giveaway!

I’ve never really been a book-fanatic. Because I have the attention span of a fish, I can’t be bothered to finish a book. But this book got my curiosity tingling. Not only because it combines two of my favorite passions: design and marketing, but also because it’s to-the-point and extremely relevant.

JKR was kind enough to send me a copy. In this article you’ll find my impression of this book. There’s also a small giveaway attached, so maybe you can win your own copy of ‘The Blue Lady’s New Look’. Continue reading

35 Great Illustrations Of Mythical Creatures

People have always been fascinated by mythological creatures. You might have come across some dragons, chimeras or centaurs in books. Some designers tried to envision these creatures and translate their ideas into beautiful illustrations. Because every designer is unique, so are his creations. Here are some of the best illustrations of mythological creatures, enjoy! Continue reading

15 Great Photoshop Button Tutorials

Designing buttons is one of those time-consuming tasks as a web designer. One day you might not have enough inspiration to create a sleek, modern button. In that case you can try to use one of these photoshop tutorials. These tutorials show you how you can create great looking buttons in just a few clicks. Continue reading