We frequently showcase examples of beautiful design, and throughout our blog’s existence the showcases of minimalist web design have been among the favorites. This is the ninth post in this series, and here you will find another 25 sites that prove less can be more.Read more..
Recently a new design resource launched called BrushLovers.com, offering a huge selection of highly professional, unique and meticulously designed Photoshop Brush packs. For the most part all of the brushes are completely free to use, but they also offer a selection of premium brushes selling from only $3 (you could also purchase a brush packs which would save you even more). As we really do love to offer some fresh and creative new resources here at Speckyboy, we felt we...Read more..
If your business relationships are going to work, your clients have to like you. If they feel comfortable with you, you’ll be on solid ground; a good rapport reduces the likelihood that you’ll get into difficult client situations. When you invest in a relationship — any relationship — the value of that relationship increases and it becomes more likely to bear fruit. So, once you’ve found awesome clients who are fond of you and your work, go the extra mile...Read more..
It’s not always easy to call forth creativity, much less brilliance, whenever we’d like, but there are steps you can take to encourage the ideas to keep flowing, and to channel them in the right direction. Following are ten tips dealing specifically with logo design that you may find helpful in conceptualizing images, bringing them from good to better, and better to brilliant.Read more..
Desktopography is a website which shares a collection of impressive wallpapers to beautify desktops. They are created by designers invited by the website and it can be clearly seen that “a serious effort is spent on each of them”. Wallpapers are published since 2005 and items are categorized as years. They are provided in multiple sizes and besides using them, Desktopography is a good source of design inspiration. Personally, I’m not a wallpaper fan and my desktop has only a...Read more..
GestureWorks, a multitouch framework for Flash and Flex, is sharing a beautiful set of free gesture icons. The set includes ~200 icons and comes in different formats (.PNG, .EPS, .PDF) with different download packs (every item being an individual file or as a poster). Items are presented under 2 main categories: Multitouch gestures and Stroke gestures. Each of them has sub-titles like: tap gestures, rotate gestures, number strokes, etc. A very handy resource for anyone designing/developing mobile applications (and for...Read more..
Saya hanya ingin tukar pikiran aja soal aktivitas PR yang 2 tahun belakangan lagi disorot, yaitu CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). Saya pernah diskusi dengan seorang praktisi PR di salah satu perusahaan terkemuka di Indonesia. Berdasarkan pelatihan yang sering dia ikuti, salah satu objective dari CSR adalah menaikan citra perusahaan. Jadi tidak sekedar kegiatan amal atau charity yang bersifat sosial. Harus ada keuntungan buat perusahaan, mengingat ada unsur investasi di sana. Tapi benarkah demikian? Saya agak beda pendapat karena menurut pendapat...Read more..
The ancient art of origami paper folding is a precise and delicate art form. The word "origami" literally means "paper folding." In the art of origami the artist would create a single animal or shape from a sheet of paper using precise folds and creases. In origami logos you can see what a good designer can do with just the suggestion of a piece of paper. In logo design it has become a trend to use not only a replica of origami pieces but also the suggestion of origami in letterforms and abstract images.Read more..
Salah satu hal yang digemari dari Photoshop adalah, kita dapat melakukan hampir semuanya. Bahkan menyerahkan diri menjadi makluk asing Na’vi seperti ciptaan James Cameron dalam Avatar. psd.tutsplus menunjukkan sebuah panduan bagaimana menggunakan teknik dasar lukis digital untuk mengubah foto biasa menjadi sebuah potret gaya Avatar.Read more..