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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 and rarely seen perspective. The images in this compilation are from the Landsat 7 satellite and were created to introduce the general
Today we bring you another awesome set of exclusive Photoshop brushes which include 24 high resolution “Sparkling Light Effects”. The set was created by Grant Friedman from Colorburned exclusively for WDD readers. These brushes are completely free for both personal and commercial use so you can create any type of project with them with no restrictions, with the exception
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. Instead, we’ll go over how to create the “perfect” portfolio, one that suits your individual needs as a web professional and that gets
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
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, shows and exhibits around the world. This brilliant and colorful art takes you on a geometric and kaleidoscopic visual experience. Being a musician,
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 to attract consumers, or to showcase a specific event. In this article, we feature a collection of over 30 dazzling, and sometimes interactive,
A blog is a great tool with which to express your opinions, build a community, network with others and drive traffic to your website. However, a lot of designers are not sure how to get started or what to blog about. I’ve been blogging for a couple of years now, but I’ve been blogging effectively (in my opinion) for only several months. My blog posts used to go unnoticed, and I’ve
CSS is the second-most-important thing you can master when it comes to web design, right after HTML. And the capabilities of CSS can be staggering (especially with the new CSS3 standard already making appearances in some browsers). If you can imagine it, it’s likely someone has already figured out how to do it with CSS. Below are more than 250 resources for mastering CSS. While
We designers tend to get frustrated with developers when they take liberties with our work. But we have to understand they’re not entirely at fault. Put yourself in their shoes: imagine what it’s like opening a Photoshop file (PSD), only to find a jumble of poorly labeled layers and folders, plus a heap of unchecked hidden layers and other half-baked ideas that didn’t
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
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, creating a dramatic impact. Surprisingly, there are many dark ads that are humorous, creating a strong contrast between darkness and humor.
When a business decides to outsource, it is looking for a solution. It has a pressing project but lacks the internal resources to do it itself. Chances are, some poor marketing director has walked out of a boardroom meeting, faced with a recurring problem: the deadline has been set, the work laid out in front of him and he has no way to get it done. At this point, our poor marketing manager