Designing Quality Infographics: Tips, Resources and Inspiration

Posted in Inspiration, Tips, Web Design, Web Interfaces3 years ago • Written by 17 Comments

Infographics are graphic visual representations of data and information. They come in extremely handy when you need to explain complex information, numbers or data rather quickly and effectively. Infographics are used worldwide from magazines to metro stations. A great infographic can render complicated information easily understandable and engrossing. However, infographics can be pretty hard to design since you have to gather together a lot of information and make it look good. In this article you’ll find some tips for designing outstanding infographics as well as some resources and inspiration.

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Basics: Difference Between Pixel and Vector-Based Graphics

Posted in Logos, Tips, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 8 Comments

This article is about the differences between pixel and vector-based designs but before going into details, I would like to give you an introduction to graphic design.  A design is a combination of words and drawings which is integrated in a manner so that it can enhance creativity and exquisiteness through innovative ideas whereas graphics are a visual presentation of images in print media. Graphic design is the production of images and text artistically and in an appealing style. Graphic design can be referred as a visual communicator in the field of multimedia. If someone wants to enhance interactivity in his website, logos and signs or to convey a strong message through brochures and posters then he should incorporate graphic designs in his work.

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Different Image Formats – And When to Use Them

Posted in Photography, Tips, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 22 Comments

Are you familiar with the extensions after your images? There are so many image formats that it’s so easy to get confused! File extensions like .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, and more can be seen after an image’s file name. Most of us disregard it, thinking there is no significance regarding these image formats.

These are all different and incompatible, though. These image formats have their own pros and cons. They were created for specific, yet different, purposes. What’s the difference, and when is each format appropriate to use?

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The Secret Of Successful Minimal Font Usage

Posted in Inspiration, Tips, Typography, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 13 Comments

Minimal fonts can awesomely enhance any artwork if used properly. You can see more and more websites using minimal fonts in their designs. Personally I love the neat look of bold minimal font in a minimal design. In this article you’re going to find some tips together with stunning examples to learn more about minimal font usage in web design. While minimalism seems easy – it really isn’t,  it takes great skill to come up with something clean, professional and unique at the same time! Let’s jump into art of minimal fonts?

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8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About

Posted in Freelance, Photography, Tips, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 32 Comments

Photography seems easy at first glance. You simply make your frame and press the shutter button. The reality is, everyone can take a photo but not all can master it. There’s more to photography than just simply “point and shoot.” Photography is a skill only a handful have the patience and the passion to stick with.

Photography students and enthusiasts must educate themselves with many technical terms such as aperture, shutter speed, focus and exposure. You’ve probably read enough about that elsewhere, so how about a few photography effects? In this post I will share some photography tips and effects. They can enhance the beauty of your photos and they can be very fun to do, too.

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Is the Art of Photography Dying Due to Digitalization?

Posted in Inspiration, Photography3 years ago • Written by 22 Comments

Photography has been my hobby ever since I got a hold of my very first camera, a Kodak C310. I think that was the start of the exponential advancement in the technology of digital cameras. After that, I received a Canon DIGITAL IXUS 80 IS. Since then I have taken a lot of photographs, and my dream was to have a DSLR of my own. Now I have a DSLR and it was like a dream come true when I took my first shot with it.

During those old times, I did not think of myself as a pro. Even until now, I am not taking photographs thinking that I’m a pro with my DSLR hanging around my neck. I just take photos because I love photography.

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All About BIG and BOLD Typography: Tips and Inspiration

Posted in Fonts, Tips, Typography, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 11 Comments

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.

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When High Fashion Invades The Web: 50 EPIC Fashionable Websites

Posted in Inspiration, Web Interfaces3 years ago • Written by 10 Comments

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.

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How to Safely Match Web Design and Typography

Posted in Typography, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 18 Comments

As web designers, our designs have to be both usable and attractive, communicate information and create a name. Our designs must be technically proven and tested for our dear readers. With that in mind, web designing is definitely a form of communication and nowadays, this type of communication is very, very important. As a form of communication, we, as web designers do the speaking and we hope our readers and viewers listen.

For all types of communication, the most important thing is to be able to fully transmit the message to the receiving end. In other words, in web designing, the most important thing is to make our readers understand whatever it is we are trying to convey. This is where typography comes in. If the text in our design is too small to read, or too cramped up, or if it irritates the audience while viewing the design, the page won’t get a second glance.

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