180+ Fresh Design Community Articles Worth Investigating

November 3, 2011 · 6 comments

by Lars


This is a huge collection of highly relevant and just published articles for web designers and developers. All the articles have been submitted by our readers and other blog owners over the last couple of days. You will find great inspiration for your designs, tools, giveaways, awesome photos, coding tips, wordpress slider plugin etc. Hope you will find useful resources below and help submitting good articles if you find some.



Brilliant Examples of iPad Paintings

There are so many artists nowadays who love to use iPad to paint pictures with the help of apps like Brushes. Here is a great collection that i have gathered for you of iPad Paintings done by some of. Also consider getting inspired from a wordpress photo theme collection.

Free Photo Wallpaper Calendar – August 2010

Anyway is not only time for holidays but for the brand new monthly calendar wallpaper too!
Here a photo of Isola Bella, not far from Taormina (Italy). Beautiful beaches and deep blue sea.

SEO What? SEO How? Great Tips For All

Great tips on what you should and shouldn’t do for search engine optimization (SEO).

55 Excellent Portrait Artworks Created by CorelDRAW

Designers who are interested in vectoral design mostly prefer Adobe Illustrator and we know that Adobe Illustrator is widely known as the industry standart.I know many designers migrated to Adobe Illu

Product Design Served: The Best in Industrial Design Articles in July

Here I hope to present some of the most creative and informing articles found on the design magazines and blogs I know on the web. Featuring all product and industrial design.

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Interesting & Modern Use of Paper Art AKA Origami

Origami is the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD and was popularized in the mid-1900s. It has since then evolved into a modern art form.

Web Design Inspiration: 40 Green Themed Websites

In this next post, we were able to come up with a collected work of 40 Green Themed Websites that may serve as an inspiration to web designers.

Hollywood glamor photography in Photoshop | Video tutorial

This is a cool video tutorial on how to create an old Hollywood glamor photography effect easily and smoothly in Photoshop I found by Ashley, An Adobe Certified Expert who teaches image correction and

50 Beautiful And Free High Definition Wallpapers For Your Widescreen Desktop

Widescreen Desktop with high definition wallpapers (HD Wallpapers ) looks really cool. I love to have cool and beautiful wallpapers on my desktop. Today I am sharing some of the beautiful and free hig

Photoshop Tutorials Roundup: July 2010

This month I’ve made a selection of some really cool Photoshop tutorials about lighting effects, photo manipulations, the use of mixer brushes, foggy window effect, 3d text effect and surreal portra

Fresh Ideas in Branding For Fruit Juice Packaging

Here I showcase the fruit juice packaging and branding attempts shown here not only of some larger brands and student, concept designed product packaging.

5 Dangerous signs that your client won’t pay for your logo – Beware!!

Here are five sure shot signs that indicate your clients won’t pay you for your logo design.

An Effective Guide to Call to Action Button

Call to action buttons, as the name says, the time for some real action. They have been a part of negligence from a long time,

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If You Were Not A Designer, What Would You Be?

You have finished your tertiary education; what’s next? You find yourself at the crossroads between being a full time student and a working adult. It’s time to take the plunge and find a job. What

Photoshop and the Web

When you’re preparing graphics for the Web, you want to keep file sizes low and quality high. In this article, you’ll learn that, plus how to use Photoshop to make animations; favicons; Web page mock-

45+ Unique & Creative Business Card Designs

Corporate people, Skilled professionals, business class, expert designers, entrepreneurs and the list goes on

The Ultimate Vector Art Library

Meet Vectorious.net , a great website where you can find an impressive collection of vector illustrations for your works.

Create an Awesome 3D Text Effect with Abstract Brush Decoration in Photoshop

In the tutorial, I will show you the processes I used to Create an Awesome 3D Text Effect with Abstract Brush Decoration in Photoshop. This is an intermediate tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but

10 Amazing Photoshop Grunge Brushes

In this post, you will find amazing Grunge type Photoshop brushes that are the need of every web designer. Designing without Photoshop is almost impossible in current era. Try out these brushes to giv

25 Beautiful Image Styling Tutorials With CSS,jQuery

You don’t have to always use Photoshop to style your images. Some cool effects can be achieved trough CSS, jQuery etc too and read this article to know how!

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Create an Iconic Retro-Modern Ball Chair in Photoshop

The ball chair, popularized by Finnish interior designer Eero Aarnio was the cornerstone of any mid-century or 1960’s living area. Today, we will learn how to create this iconic piece of furniture f

How to Draw a Vintage Typewriter Icon Inside Adobe Illustrator

Many of you probably remember those days when there was only one typing machine available for writers and business offices around the world, the classic typewriter. In our days we type everything we n

The Designers Ten Commandments

You can’t set rules for how and when to design, but you can set rules for how you work.

The Niceties & Standards of Real Estate Website Design

Browsing trough the list you will find the one-property websites, vacation rental websites, property portals, corporate websites of property companies and much more.

Bryce 3D Tutorial: Making Custom Water Shapes on a Flat Surface

In this tutorial I’m going to play around with water in Bryce 3D and show you how you can make custom water shapes on a flat surface.

58 Greatest Web Design Interface From deviantArt of July 2010

In this post featuring several very talented web designers from DeviantArt. All of these inspiring website examples are fresh and new, for previous july month so you can see current web design interf

Best Of Web And Design In July 2010

July was a great month in terms on new design tutorials being published, lucky enough where capable of capturing all the best tuts published all over the design community into one post.

When History Meets Present : 11 Awesome Wallpapers

Here are few pictures/wallpapers that I accidentally stumbled upon. Just loved them.
Each picture is a blend of history and the present. Simply superb.

12 jQuery Demo’s Focused With Website Interactivity

jQuery is the new JavaScript Library which is meant for adding website interactivity.
Now consider how interactivity can be added using jQuery to your website.

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Create A Round Web 2.0 Button with a Metal Ring

In this Gimp tutorial we will create a round web 2.0 button/icon with a metal ring around it. This button is very handy for download icons and such, and it can easily be customized, especially with gr

Inspiring photography | Greg Thow

Today we’re looking at the inspiring photography of 46 year old Greg Thow, who has pointed cameras at things for years as a Television Director… but two years ago decided to do so outside of work

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Top Articles On The Web Design Community In July’10

As we enter August 2010 , let’s take a look back at some of the most popular articles, resources, and tutorials that helped those who toiled away on the web everyday.

The Best Design Related Video Content Found in July

Here I hope you enjoy some of the great clips, films and video on design featuring some great designers and creative thinkers from across the web.

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June’s Fresh Photoshop Web Layout Tutorials

This roundup includes 25 Photoshop tutorials which deal with creating web layouts, fresh and inspirational resources from design community (June 2010).

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Andrea started getting into photography like 2 years ago. She had discovered the magic o

30 Fantastic Examples Of Marvel Artworks

In this article, We’ve compiled 30 fantastic marvel super heroes, and don’t forget to look at the authors other work by clicking on their relevant images.

Magical Tricks for Creating an Appealing Business Website Design

Creating a business website design is not the simplest things to do as almost every aspect of your business would be directly related with your website design…

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40+ Exceptional Examples of Photo Manipulation

Photo manipulation is an art which is not fully depend on illustrations, it defines manipulating over realistic photographs. And for this it is even more interesting.

Logo Design Inspiration: Use Of Flower In Logo Design

In this showcase we’ve collected 33 use of flower in logo design.

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15 Great iPhone Apps for Web Developers and Designers

If you’re a web designer, your head is most probably flowing with new ideas and concepts all of the time. And the only thing you can do whenever you’re not near your computer is find a piece of pa

The History of Graphic Design

Graphic design dates back to newspaper design, which was mainly created through a Linotype machine, but the Macintosh computer in 1984 revolutionized the world of graphic design. Discover the origins

Breathtaking Artworks of the Best Digital Artists

I wanted to share some of the most creative and awesome masterpieces of the different digital artists, that I have found on the web.

Create a Simple Bomb Icon in Illustrator

Hi there. In this new tutorial I will show you how to create a very simple bomb icon. You will only need the Ellipse Tool and the Rectangle Tool. Then you’ll be using Warp effects, simple strokes, v

Image Merger

Online tool to merge seperate images into one image and generate CSS code to retrieve the seperate images using background-position.

FREE Icon Download: Indian Rupee Symbol

Espreson Media giving away another freebies. This is another Icon and i.e. Newly launched Indian Rupee Symbol. After Google Buzz icon this is second freebies from Espreson Media.

45 Really Beautiful Architectural Photos

Architectural photography can be broadly considered to encompass views of the exteriors and interiors of domestic, commercial, religious, institutional, and engineering structures, as well as records

Inspired Talks: Granimator – the Coolest Retina Art for the iPad

Because some of the most popular articles on Inspired Mag are iPhone related we continue to keep you informed on all things iPhone & iPad. This time we had the honor to sit down for a talk with our fa

Irene Suchocki | Canada Photography

Today we will look at the amazing photography of Irene Suchocki, a self-taught freelance photographer, from Canada.

Irene loves to experiment with different styles and techniques, both in-camera an

Logo Spotlight: Africa

A selection of logos featuring Africa for inspirational purposes.

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Techie Blue Free WordPress Theme

Techie Blue is a tech-inspired theme ideal for blogging about computers, technology, printing, or anything internet-related. This two-column theme is in an eye-catching but soothing hue of blue and gr

How To Create A Sparkling Animated Text in Photoshop

In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a sparkling text animation in Photoshop with just a few easy steps. Let’s get started!

7 Lessons App Developers Should Learn from Flipboard

This Flipboard thing is a true phenomenon. If you have an iPad or are interested in the wild success of this new computing platform, you have most likely heard of Flipboard.

HTML5 and Apple Try to Create the New Flash

Apple is trying to unseat the champion – Adobe Flash – for their chance to bask in the glory (with the help of HTML5 of course). So, which one will be better?

CSS Promo Ad

Create a promotional advertising poster using some cool CSS techniques to structure this up such as element positioning, transparency, embedding fonts, element stack order and more.

25 First-Class Spiky Fonts for Ancient Art-Work

Spiky Fonts are those fonts who have especially high-pitched spots. They are often referred to as Gothic or black letter fonts but one thing that differentiate between them is the level of sharp corne

Sonicprint.com Premium Business Cards Giveaway

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50 Sentimental Examples of Dramatic Photography

Dramatic means emotions, strong feelings, creating moods and bringing one’s spirit to life.
And that is what we will be doing with this compilation.

20+ Photo Manipulation Designs Which Shout Creativity

Photo manipulation allows designers to completely change the look and feel of a photograph. You can change an object or person to be more realistic or to be something completely out of this world…

5 Quick Ways to Purge Your Procrastination Demons

Having trouble getting of your procrastination hump? Here are a few tips that’ll help you conquer procrastination forever.

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35 Most Glamourous Photography

Glamour photography is a genre of photography whereby the subjects, usually female, are portrayed in a romantic or sexually alluring way. The subjects may be fully clothed or seminude, but glamour pho

Free WordPress 3.0 Theme for StarCraft II: Enter the Fascinating World!

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PinkWorks Free WordPress Theme

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10 Great WordPress Themes for Business Sites

Taking your business online with WordPress requires both the right hosting and compelling design. While the former is relatively easy (cPanel-enabled hosting makes installation and maintenance

Get Your Read On: 10 New Design Books in August

Here’s an all-new list of yet to be released books about design so you can stay ahead of the game. We’ve done the hard work for you in this post, now all you have to do is read them!

35+ Amazing & Brilliantly Designed Party Posters

Lets look at some of the most amazing and inspirational party poster designs. The idea behind these posters is so strong that these posters attract me to share with our readers.

35+ Cool Typography Based Logos

A logo is a graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition. Typography is the art and technique of arr

Best Websites to Find Free Stock Photos

One of the hardest thing for designers is to find that single image that fits our design idea. Sometimes we spend more time looking for photos than we spend on the actual design, but when we find that

Nature Elements Photo Manipulations – Earth

Today’s article is about the third element of nature, Earth. Earth is associated with stability and it’s considered to be all the things that bring nourishment, fullness and fertility; it is the g

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60 Stunning Wallpapers For Your Desktop

In this post I present 60 stunning desktop wallpapers related to photography, illustrations, HDR and fantasy wallpapers. All the wallpapers are free for download.

Top Tips to Boost your Freelance Efficiency

In this article we’ll have a look at some of my top tips on how you can give your efficiency a major boost.

T-Shirts Designing: Ultimate Roundup of Tutorials and Inspiration

Today we have collected some best tips and tutorials of t-shirt designing and on screen printing too because it is also an important part of printing t-shirts.

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Time to Update WordPress: WordPress 3.0.1 Released

The release of WordPress 3.0 removed the tag of ‘Best Blogging Platform’ from WordPress and made it to achieve the status of a complete and full fledged content management system. The project team

Time to Update WordPress: WordPress 3.0.1 Released

The release of WordPress 3.0 removed the tag of ‘Best Blogging Platform’ from WordPress and made it to achieve the status of a complete and full fledged content management system. The project team

Clipping Path India Anounches the Latest Image Retouching Services

Clipping Path India, an offshore outsourcing company offering clipping path, Photoshop masking and photo manipulation tasks, launches its latest image retouching services (http://www.clippingpathindia

Stunning and eye catching digital arts

Creativity has no limits nor it has any specific methods or views
With your creativity and Digital arts you could change the weird and bizarre imagination
in you into an eye catching manner which

Bas Relief Effect Using Photoshop’s 3D Tool

how to create a really nice bas relief effect using a texture, any picture, and Photoshop’s 3D tools. Let’s get started!

What is Tempography

The conceptual video art project named Tempography was founded at the end of 2003 in London,

Is Design A Commodity?

This post offers some thoughts on whether or not design is or can become a commodity. It also looks at how clients view the value of design and what that means for design businesses.

Showing Off bit.ly Clicks of Your Posts With jQuery

Using bit.ly API to show number of clicks – that is relatively higher- can be a very interesting measure of how popular your post is.

How the Coffin Bay Oyster Farm became a Premium Regional Food Brand

How a small seafood business in Australia created a brand that turned them into a leading regional food company demanding a premium price for their products.

MoneyMasters Super WordPress Theme

Amazing WordPress Theme called MoneyMasters, Perfect for Selling Your Product, eBook, or Service.

SEO Best Practices: Focus on these Key Areas

There are books, blogs, and even conferences devoted to SEO, however you should be thinking about SEO in the simplest of terms. Don’t get too caught up in the hype and theories and trying to figure

60 Beautiful Fantasy Unicorn Artworks

A showcase of amazing unicorn illustrations from around the web.

20 Romantic Wallpapers To Make You Fall In Love

Love is the most important part of human life. Everybody falls in love at some point of time in their lives. I am also so much into love with the someone special of my life. I like to keep everything

10 Fresh And Useful Fonts For Designers

Choosing a font for your design is not an easy task. Although there are various sites available for downloading free fonts but still you have to search a lot to find the fonts of your choice. In this

25 Hand Picked Decorative Fonts for Beautiful Designs

Decorative fonts can be very handy if you have to design a fancy logo, fancy initials or any other creative project. They are exclusively designed to be used in selected places like banners or logos;

Studio Ghibli, 25 Years Of Creative Inspiration

Today I will take you back to 1985 to present, showcasing work from the major Studio Ghibli releases which will take most us back to our childhood!

Vector Silhouettes of People

Silhouettes are so trendy today! Girls silhouettes, Business people, men silhouettes… I’m sharing them totally free for personal and commercial use.

Design History: Paleolithic art – Episode #1

Paleolithic or “Old Stone Age” is a term used to define the oldest period in the human history. It began about 2 million years ago, from the use of first stone tools and ended about 13,000 BC.

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25 Free Nature HD Backgrounds

Looking for a new high-definition background image for your computer that has a nature theme? Look no further! Here you will find 25 free nature HD backgrounds that anyone would love.

22 Awarded Logos Made By Asian And American Designers

If last week we were talking about awarded logos from European designers, this week I’m presenting you great logos done by designers from Asia and the Americas. There are here 22 superb logos in dif

55+ Mind blowing Print Media Advertisements

Nowadays we’re usually tired of advertisements, but there’s still some ads that make as smile. To create eye catching ads and get the first attention is not easy task. If your ad doesn’t convey

50 Electrifying Must Have HQ Music Wallpapers

We are going to electrify your desktop with these stunning and dazzling high resolution music wallpapers. The beat of life and the soul of every human, music make this world go fast and furious.

Free RSS Feed Icons

Many bloggers are using RSS Feed, here is a list of beautiful RSS feed icons to use in your blog or website.

How to get Links from Comment Posting

Of all the blog promotional strategies, comment posting is one of the most effective strategy that can help you to get the maximum benefits

No More Boring Maps: 100 Old Maps for Inspiration

Get some inspiration from these old map designs. If you look closely, you’ll find some excellent patterns, flourishes, line-work and attention to detail.

Get Your Punk Out: Bright and Colourful Mohawk Photography

This showcase of inspirational photography aims to showcase the bright & wonderful, the very best photos which make the hair on your neck stand on its ends.

TypeTalk: Why Distorting Type Is a Crime

Are you tempted to use your layout software to stretch or squeeze a word? Resist that temptation or your type will look awkward at best, and downright ugly at worst.

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Stylish photography | EvitaWeed Photography

Today we’re exploring the Stylish photography of Evita from Granada, Spain.

The life altering change for Evita was when she stopped looking from the inside out and started looking from the outsid

How to Sell your Design Effectively to the Client

Likewise, in the business of graphic designing, a graphic designer has to undergo all three steps in order to earn from his work. The Internet is filled with matter relating to first two steps of busi

Fresh T-shirt Designs from Designious.com

In the last month we have been enthusiastically working on some new and fabulous dark gothic t-shirt designs! The Dark Serpahims, Dark Angels, Skulls and Roses, Skeleton, Evil Jesus, Eagle Head, Rampa

25 Fresh Photohsop Tutorials Around The Web

Here are 25 fresh photoshop tutorials you might want to take a look at. It’s probably not about getting the exact effect they’ve got, but to pickup the technique and see how you can advance from t

40 Dazzling Photoshop Abstract and Lighting Effects Tutorials

Well done abstract and lighting effects can enhance your artworks exceedingly and this is very popular trend now in photo manipulations, backgrounds, website headers – definitely useful tutorials to b

50+ Fantastic Space Arts : Sci-Fi

Some of the world’s most stunning visions of space are made possible with Photoshop. The ability to combine vibrant colors, photo manipulations and ethereal effects makes the software ideal for this

Drupal 7 Beta Coming in Early August

Drupal has gained popularity and recognition as an efficient CMS in quite a short span of time. Drupal project team is continuously putting efforts for making it a better platform to work with

25 Remarkable Typography Examples

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs.

Examples Of Texture Effects Making Custom Web Design Stylish

Texture effects play an important role to enhance user experience. It can be used in specific part of a website like in header, footer or as page background. Textures can make your custom web design m

5 Ways Designers Can Save Time

Tips and suggestion for how designers can save time during design projects. Some awesome fundamental tips which should be take on board by any designer because these help to save and to work more prod

Logo Design Gallery by Logo Blog

Logo Blog brings you its very own “Logo Design Gallery” to provide a perfect platform for the aspiring graphic designers so they could showcase their flair to the logo design world.

Enhancing a PHP Contact Form with JavaScript

It’s always important for your customers and visitors to be able to contact you with ease. One of the easiest ways for a customer to get in contact with you is by using a contact form on your website.

8 Steps to Enhance the Usability of an eCommerce Website

With an increase in the number of Internet users, the scope of online shopping has become limitless. Now huge sum of money is being spent online as more people have started shopping on the web.

External Film Inspiration No. 18

A serial of short films, trailers and music clips by different artists from across the world introduced here at Cromoart. We would like to inspire you give ideas and suggestions. This time with films

35 Security Plugins to Make Your WordPress Bulletproof

This post assembles 35 best plugins to make your blog bulletproof. They’re each devised for different purposes, so you will get the best protection from each field.



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Glowing Purple Neon Icons Business

This glowing purple neon icons business set includes a wide assortment of business and e-commerce icons (shopping carts, email, locks, keys, currencies, folders, documents, pens, pencils, computers, l

Magaling Reloaded Free WordPress Theme

Magaling Reloaded is an upgrade of our most popular, highly downloaded Magaling WordPress theme – which was downloaded 22,000+ times!

Creating Modern photography menu Using Flash filter effects

This very useful lesson will show you and teach how to create very modern and advanced photography flash menu.

35 Fresh CSS Based Websites Designs Showcase for Inspiration

looked at over 1000+ really Fresh CSS Based Websites Designs today so I thought that I would share some with you and then make a series out the idea. Now we present 35 Fresh CSS Based Websites Designs

A Short Story of HTML – About the adventure which never has ending

The history of HTML is a tumultuous series of teaches-in, many disputes and hard work of the specialists…The results? Sounds maybe too great, but I afraid it is true, HTML has a great role in the ev

33 Fresh And Useful Articles For Web and Graphic Designers

This is our weekly column in which we share our favorites posts, articles, tutorials and resources with our readers all from the previous week. If you want to submit your article or any other article

750+ Grunge Brushes For Photoshop

Grunge and dirty look is the hot favourite of designers. If you are a designer a you want to create a grunge design then you will need some grunge textures and brushes. If you have these resources the

55 Examples of Minimalistic Web Design

“Less is more,” this quote might be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of minimalistic design. Minimalistic web design always held a strong influence on designers. Most people argue

100 Creative Business Cards

A business card can literally be the first (or last) impression you make on a new customer, so make them want to hold onto your card instead of tossing it away.

25 Distorted and Bold Eroded Fonts for Filthy Designs

Basically Eroded Fonts are part of Grunge Font Family. Grunge means dirty and worn out, therefore, Grunge Fonts or Eroded Fonts are dirty, filthy and worn out in their look. Grunge looks are very tre

Annapurna Expedition 1970: Design Beautiful Retro Poster in Photoshop

Combine stock photos, triangle shapes and textures to create an awesome retro poster that takes inspiration from climbing expedition to Annapurna in 1970. By mixing up simple shapes with old and grung

Adventure Travel & Non Conventional Tourism

Apumayo Expediciones, a local Peruvian company based in the City of Cusco, established in 1995. Specialized in adventure travel and non conventional tourism, combining it with cultural, educational an

Adventure Travel & Non Conventional Tourism

Apumayo Expediciones, a local Peruvian company based in the City of Cusco, established in 1995. Specialized in adventure travel and non conventional tourism, combining it with cultural, educational an

Photoshop Tutorial: Edge Detection and Compositing in CS5 Explained

In this video, we will show you how easy and fast you can composite two images together, even if there is hair involved.

Different types of Brochure Layouts : Must read

Brochures, always act as the face of a company because they always speak about what the company is capable of. So when a brochure is given to a client and if it is really good then the client is impre

80 Most Amazing Tilt-Shift Photographies – Get Inspired!

Tilt shift photography has been far the most favorite type of effects for me. They are the illusion of the reality of the real world. And as for me, it is the fun fact that actually always make my day

20 Beautiful Blogger Templates by Deluxe Templates

Some of the most creative and professional looking free templates created by Deluxe Templates.

Using CSS3: Examples #2

We’ve already covered some examples of using CSS3 in our first article where went over animations, gradients, border radius, text and box shadow. Though there are still more properties to cover, and

Morality in Web Development – Your Thoughts?

I’ve never had to do a website that really bothered me until recently. This potential client really got me thinking, how does our sense of morality effect the clients we work with?

I Want that T-shirt: Amazing T-shirt Designs From Across the Web

Here I wanted to showcase some real great t-shirts designs, be they illustrative, text art or just a simple piece of artwork. All have inspired me to want them all.

100 Colorful Pictures of Insanely Cool Architecture

Things like lines and angles, colors, materials and settings are all “cross-platform” ideas that can spark inspiration.

20 Must Learn Button Tutorials in jQuery and CSS

This is a compilation of some of the helpful tutorials that can teach you on how to use jQuery in improve and creating special effects for the buttons of your website.

Exclusive Freebie. Download Free PSD Design Template

We are going to offer a totally free design template for our readers. You can download the .PSD (Photoshop) file and edit and redesign the template for your own.

5 Excellent Blog designs

Excellent and elegant blog designs are constantly appearing on the web. In this showcase we’ve gathered 5 cool and origina blog designs that, surely, will help in your future developments.

Showcase of Beautiful Restaurant Websites

Restaurant websites are a great place to find inspiring designs. It needs to communicate the atmosphere of the restaurant as well as its good food. Since the main content of a restaurant is their food

Awesome & Terrifying Horror Photography

Horror fiction is a genre of literature, which is intended to, or has the capacity to scare its readers, inducing feelings of horror and terror. Horror can be either supernatural or non-supernatural.

30 Multi Level Websites

Would you like to see totally original websites and blogs? Please find them in our article and learn what differs Multi Level Websites from the other sites you can find on the net.

Creating 3D chart in Papervision 3D

Papervision 3D is one of the most interesting ways to visualize data. We can can use the three dimensional lines to create interactive 3d charting, modeling, or graphing components.

Round Up: Notable Technology Trends in 2010

We are about halfway through the year, and the technological world has
progressed by leaps and bounds already. So much so, that in their
effort to keep up with

Ultimate Roundup of 200+ Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

This article is an ultimate and huge collection of adobe illustrator tutorials from all around the web, 205 tutorials to be precise.

UBD Network-Interview with illustrator Steve Wiltshire

After seeing Steve Wiltshire’s collection of work at the Loughborough Degree show, i was intrigued how he created his illustrations and wanted to find out more. I was fortunate enough to interview S

Boost Your Inspiration: 75 Amazing Eye-Popping Colorful Logos

In this showcase, we’ll have a look at some logos that are using multiple colors in their designs. If you’re designing a logo, adding a number of colors can make or break your design.

Free Resources for Creative Pros

In this installment, you’ll find a geographic symbol font; tilable textures and patterns; Illustrator resources; a branded file-transfer service; and online tilt-shift effects.

Top 20+ Steps To Inspiration, Advice and Resourceful Design This Week

Here I look to showcase the best articles found on the web pertaining to design and creativity in all its forms.

35+ Amazing Websites Powered by WordPress

Every website is intended to solve a specific purpose. If it fails in doing so, it is not considered to be a good and successful website.

Download Business card, letterhead, envelope, CD label .PSD files

Stationery designs downloads such as business card, letterhead, envelop and CD label. “CreActiva” stationery has 4 .PSD files for free download. 300dpi resolution in the standard print sizes wit

50 Most Creative Character Illustration Tutorials

This article contains 50 best Photoshop and Illustrator character designing tutorials, most of these tutorials require a hand drawn sketch.

25+ High Quality Free WordPress Themes of 2010

Most of bloggers use wordpress as blogging application and therefore demand of wordpress themes are increased. Custom wordpress theme costs lots of money and everyone cannot afford this much amount of

The Real World Development vs The Optimum Way

There are so many articles out there for web developers to get a good grasp on how things should be done. We all know how CSS should be structured, and not to clutter up the HTML with useless DIVs, bu

Fresh Freebies: Abstract Vector Illustrations from Vectorious.net

Today we have some new freebies for all you designers out there! We’ve just released some new and splendid abstract and colorful background vector illustrations – and they are for FREE! Check them

Blog Promotion – How to Boost traffic and Increase Your Readership

Want to promote your blog big time on the World Wide Web? Just try to get the word out there! Design a well-rounded strategic plan and start bringing in prospective customers.

70 GigaPixel Photo of Budapest

The photograph was taken from a 100-year-old observation tower built on the highest point of Budapest, the stitched panorama is over 590,000 pixels wide by nearly 121,000 pixels tall.

15 Photoshop Tips For Beginners

When working on a colour image, you can use the Paint Brush tool to selectively “paint away” colour to black and white.

Create a cute monster character illustration in Illustrator

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New Release: MODx Revolution 2.0.0

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Earn Money In Internet:30 Different Design Marketplaces

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A to Z review of PSD to HTML Service provider SEO-Semantic-XHTML.com

A few years back there was hardly any competition in the PSD to HTML space. A couple of major service providers were dominating the market, and the clients had no choice but to rely on them.

A Round-Up of Free Dirty Grunge Wallpapers for Your Desktop

Great grunge designs create beauty out of the seemingly ugly.

Learn How To Create A Green Energy Website In Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you (step by step) how easy is to create an awesome website for a green energy company using Photoshop

Making A Vector-Style Woman Composition In A Easy Way

I have displayed a method for using stock vectors to create an interesting and popular effect that can be seen in print magazines and advertisements.

CSS3 demos and tools

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Create a Spilled Jam Text Effect in Photoshop

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Be Inspired! (By Everything) 06

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A Guide To Logo Design

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20 Hand Picked Old English Fonts for Your Designs

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On Creativity and Design

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33 Astounding Zbrush Tutorials You Should Learn

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Free Vector Character – The Programmer

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paul August 4, 2010 at 9:45 am

Thanks for so much great articles from cool blogs and magazines.

Let me add one from our new design magazine Cruzine: 70 Free Quality Grunge Fonts – http://www.cruzine.com/2010/07/27/free-grunge-fonts/


Social Tool August 4, 2010 at 4:45 am

Whoa, what a massive list! Thanks for this, this will be of great help for my ongoing site revamp.


esranull August 4, 2010 at 12:05 am

thanks for list very usefull


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