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In this post, we focus on Japanese design by taking a closer look at the design of Japanese municipal flags. These flags feature highly stylized bicolor geometric symbols, often incorporating Japanese or Latin characters, making them...
In the large scope of the design world, the term "Web 2.0" is relatively a new one. With it, comes its own set of standards, some strong, others not so strong, since Web 2.0 in itself is a very fickle, ever-evolving definition of design standards....
Today we travel to imaginary worlds created by talented concept artists to experience battles, war and conflict. This showcase includes three different aspects of a battle: the preparation before, the actual battle and the following aftermath....
Looking at nature from different perspectives can create stunning compositions for your photographs. This couldn't be more true than when we look at our planet from outer space and appreciate the reality of its beauty from such an incredible...
Many articles are floating around that tell web professionals exactly how to build an online presence. Techniques, best practices and all the other “what to do’s” can be great motivation, but that is exactly what this post won’t do....
New York based Andy Gilmore describes himself as a draftsman, designer and musician. With clients such as Wired Magazine and The New York Times, he has established a solid reputation with his works being featured in countless publications,...
Media facades are relatively new concepts however, they have become increasingly popular in recent years. These uncannily innovative ways of combining modern design and architecture, have proven to be a successful way for businesses looking...
Photographers and artists alike are always looking at light as the key element in any composition, which is certainly extremely important for dark advertisements. Dark ads are usually used to portray a scary situation, or a serious issue,...
Many great designers derive their inspiration from nature, and we can find tons of examples showcasing this type of inspiration online. Looking at the world we live in and finding a way to integrate it into a design requires seeing nature from...
Grunge photography goes far beyond what the naked eye perceives and brings with it a dimension of frightening and powerful emotions. These images are usually heavily edited and enhanced in order to create the grunge effect. This effect can...
Chairs have evolved tremendously for thousands of years, as they shifted from being a symbol of state and dignity, to an item of ordinary use. Chair design considers intended usage, ergonomics (how comfortable it is for the occupant), as well...
One of the most unique and common forms of art on the Internet these days is called concept art. Concept art is a form of illustration where the main goal is to convey a visual representation of a design, idea, and/or mood for use in movies, video...
"Spec work" stands for speculative work. It's a term used to refer to any job for which the client expects to see examples with no guarantee of payment. The Internet has accelerated its growth in the form of "design contest" websites, and these...
A well developed and organized sign-up page has to relay a large quantity of data in a  small area and must be quick and easy to read and understand. Overly creative plan names are more likely to hurt your sign-up process instead of help, as they'll...