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Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago. From complex paper cutting to book carving, this is an ever expanding area of design that is hardly talked about. These intricate paper designs grace museums...
Whichever business you're in, and especially for anyone in the field of design, such as web designers, a business card can be as important as your website identity. A business card creates a physical connection and bond between you or your business...
I've always been fascinated by how 360° panoramic photos draw one into the scene. It's almost like you're really there and taking it all in. In this article we'll take a look at 20 stunning panoramic photos of landscapes from around the world....
When choosing one product over another, the design of the packaging probably influences your decision far more than you realize. Effective packaging design breaks away from the standard rules and conventions that we are accustomed to, giving...
Simplicity is key to any successful website or web app. If your site is too complicated, the user will have to go through too many hoops to find what they are looking for and won't even bother trying it out. The Jackson 5 got it right back in the 70's...
Concept designers are also referred to as "visual futurists". These concept designs may not be on the market yet, but they can still inspire you to create something just as futuristic and exciting online. The designs may be impractical in some...
Thanks for all the submissions received over the past few days for our weekend Self Portrait challenge. Your submissions were of very high quality once again and a true source of inspiration. The self portraits you'll find below are very diverse,...
After reviewing your feedback on last week's photomontage design challenge and knowing that you truly enjoyed the experience, I think it's time for another great design challenge... Do you recognize the picture on the left? That's Sharbat...
Simply put, a portrait is a representation of a person.They usually focus on a person's face, mood and expression. Traditionally portraits were sculptures or paintings however, in modern times, a photograph is the most recognized way of...
Web design is all about conveying information to the users in the most direct, clean and usable manner. A corporate website also needs to capture the feel of the company and its purpose, while remaining professional in order to attain a solid...
If you frequent design and CSS galleries, you may have stumbled time and time again upon an excellent typeface released last year that took the design world by storm. I'm talking about Jos Buivenga's font 'Museo'. I've never seen a font being...
The use of illustration in web design is an excellent way to add a theme and take a website to a whole new level. Some websites go even further by basing and designing the entire layout and background on illustrations, usually vector based illustrations....
Designers, we have a problem. It seems we have forgotten how to be creative. It is true, the very nature of what we do is based on creativity, however more often than not we tend to be swept away by the latest trends or “what’s hot” rather than...
When I started crafting the idea for the Webdesigner Depot blog, I was looking for a designer that could create a design for the site demonstrating the fun aspects of design while being colorful, vibrant and using many different design elements....