Role: Owner & Founder of Awesome 1WD
Dainis Graveris is 23 years old blogger and designer, founder of 1stWebDesigner, now more silently managing everything behind the scenes. He usually hangs out in Twitter tweeting design related links and chatting with people. If you have any questions or feedback that's the best place to start! Cheers!
I always struggled at first when I needed to decide, which resolution to design for. So first thing We would need to ask ourselves is – who we will design for, what’s really our audience? That’s not important only to which resolution create our document, but how big our fonts must be and which browsers we must support. Now the vast majority uses computers with 1024×768 px resolution. But that doesn’t mean, that You should create design in 1024×768 resolution too and You got all that space available to use.Read More
Business cards are cards representing company or individual bearing business information like company’s or individual’s name, address, e-mail, telephone number etc. Usually business cards are simple – black text on white background – including just main information and company’s logotype, but there are many other creative business cards standing out and really taking attention. I took a special interest in these kind of business cards, so here is my list about the most awesome and creative business cards, I’ve ever seen.Read More
Xara 3D is simple 3D animation program, which is very easy to use and it’s great program for beginners or people, who just wants fast and amazing outcome. Graphic designers usually use this program to create nice 3D text, then export it to Photoshop for example and add some spice. Xara 3D serves well also for clean 3D logos,buttons creation. Program is really light weighted too, installation file is just 25mb small! If You hear about Xara 3D first time, then just keep reading and You’ll understand what’s this program capable of.Read More
Why to bother uploading images elsewhere? Images and videos takes usually the biggest time to load and takes space. For videos solution is youtube and similar services, offering to upload videos on their database – so You don’t need to be agitated about loading time, because I am sure that they own the best hosting possibly available.
The same is about images – if You have limited loading speed and space, where You are hosting, You can just choose to upload images at different services so You don’t need to bother Yourself anymore thinking about all those limitations.Read More
For this time I wanted to share with one more like fun web site. This websites is building digital library of Internet sites and other digital form resources. As for me – this resource page took me big interest, because in 1998 or 2000 I didn’t even know much about Internet – now we have a chance to look how design and web developing is evolving. There is 85 billion pages out there.
Just type in URL in form and go way back..!Read More
a) Windows XP – put font into C:/windows/fonts directory;
b) Windows Vista – right-click on the font files, then click “Install”;
c) Mac OS X – double-click the font file, then click “Install font” button.
It’s not secret beverage companies spend nice cash to advertise and create appealing design to get new clients. So I just took a look at some of those companies and artworks related to companies and wanted to share with You either.
Hint – You must be at least 21 years old to view the pages or..smart enough to become older with just one click! :)
Drinking is not good for Your health! You might know that! Cheers!Read More