There are many ways to attract viewers’ attention when it comes to web design.Flash techniques, awesome photography & catchy color schemes are just some of the many methods used to create visual interest. There is something even simpler that can create a big impact…kick-ass Typography. Specifically, I’m talking about big and bold typography. When used correctly it can stand alone in a layout and still attract a lot of attention.Read More
Fashion is a cultural phenomena and a means of personal expression. It has been around for ages and is undeniably a big phenomena. It is important to those that follow fashion trends, and for many people fashion is an integral part of their life and identity. Getting into the hostile world of high fashion is a great achievement for those that are passionate about it as the industry is undying and it gets bigger by the minute. That’s why it has decided to take over the world wide web as well.
When it comes to fashion, everyone’s a critic. “High-fashion” means taking things over-the-edge. Seeing designs in an unusual or unique way that would actually gain signature. Sometimes, high-fashion could also mean ” going totally whacko” – Just like the ever notorious fashion icon, Lady Gaga. But of course, a high-fashion website can be played well with great Photography and cutting-edge web designs. In this article, I will be gladly sharing what websites are highly fashionable and edgy enough to get fashionistas’ attention.Read More
Time to kick 2010 out and kiss 2011 hello. Yep, it’s that time once more when you make new year’s resolutions. And looking at it, it’s pretty much just like last year – funny. Well for some, who can really stick to their resolutions I salute their determination. One fact about resolutions is that they are just too good to be true, which makes it even harder to accomplish. For example – “A chain smoker’s resolution : Quit smoking”. Now, that would be very hard to do because as we know smokers are addicted to nicotine and feel like they’d die without a puff an hour. It’s better to go like – ” Go slow and take only 3 sticks of cigarette a day instead of 5″. You can’t rush perfection, take one single step at a time. This time, lets stick to making a more realistic list and something that would make you realize your list of resolutions.
Here is an inspiring list of resolutions for web designers, developers and bloggers. Hopefully to get you started on the new year right.Read More
“It’s the thought that counts” – may sound cliche, but it’s true. It makes one feel bubbly to realize that there are people who have thought of them in such special holidays & occasions. Especially at this time of year, when people give gifts, attend to parties here and there. Even to some who annually makes a Christmas wish-list, receiving something more personal and intimate creates a very warm and heart-felt smile. Reading love one’s thoughts and wishes for you makes you feel warm & fuzzy all over. It’s amazing how simple things in life can give joy to others. The best way to do this is by sending personalized greeting cards.
Here’s a collection of very inspiring holiday greeting cards for you. Happy Holidays!!Read More
Although digital arts is much appreciated and renowned in the world wide web, it’s undeniable that hand drawn sketches are equally impressive and delightful. Using hand drawn designs as webpage backgrounds, designer portfolios and illustrator portfolios, is getting popular these days. It has that artistic and personal touch that awes people, and not to mention it surprises the viewers too. It attracts artsy people from digital, animation/cartoon, sketch, and other art fields unmentioned.
Though it may be rather challenging at first, it helps when you get inspired by masters. So in this article, I collected a bunch of very impressive and edgy hand drawn websites that would inspire you. Here goes…Read More
For busy people who are always conscious of time, don’t we always wish for easier and faster ways to get things done? I know, it’s a pain to be doing long processes and looking at the wall clock every once in a while to keep track of time. Using Photoshop isn’t always a breeze, there are lots and lots of tools to use. Especially if you’re doing serious photo manipulation techniques. It’s a hassle to be clicking from one button to another.
Well, here’s good news! I will be sharing cheat sheets for Photoshop to save your time and effort. This should make it easier for you to go around the tools using keyboard shortcuts like an expert. It is difficult to remember all of the shortcuts since there are too many of them. Download, print then stick them to your wall or anywhere, near your working area.Read More
Being the most popular blog publishing application, WordPress caters to all bloggers and web developers alike. As an open source Content Management System (CMS), powered by Php and MySQL it has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. But it may not cater to some specific needs. There is no harm in trying a new software or cms so we should be open to other possibilities and try other alternatives and solutions to blogging.
So here, I will share other recommended CMS that would also allow you to use many options and features. But alongside before picking up a right CMS remember to carefully check out for pro’s and con’s of particular system which will be used for your blogging or business.Read More
With the numerous photo editing softwares out in the market, you just can’t help but play with those stock photos. It’s amazing how people can come up with awesome photo manipulations. It is a crazed fusion of photography and digital arts. You can only imagine what tricks they have under their sleeves to come up with such unique ideas. Imagination taken up a notch! Each image makes you wanna say – wow! These digital artists just can’t get enough of improving and innovating their love for art.
Every photo manipulation tells a different story that somehow, reflects the artists level of imagination and creativity.Read More