Organic design is commonly applied to products such as chairs, electronic equipment, books and home décor. Following the same principles, organic web design has recently emerged as a trend. Professional designers and companies have taken a more natural approach...
We’ve put together a collection of magazine covers that have stirred up controversy through the years. These covers can serve as object lessons for what to do and what not to do both with design and editorial. While some controversial covers have worked and...
The subject of what separates art and design is convoluted and has been debated for a long time. Artists and designers both create visual compositions using a shared knowledge base, but their reasons for doing so are entirely different. Some designers consider themselves...
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...
WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms available today. And for good reason. It’s powerful enough to be a complete CMS, has every feature or function a blogger could dream of (either built in or available via plugins or custom functions), and...
Apple first started advertising its products in the late 1970s. The 80s showed a wide variety of ads, some of which served to convince consumers that they should purchase a computer, and specifically an Apple. These ads were text-heavy and light on images, as were...
The front page of a blog is obviously of great importance to the overall design. Up until a few years ago, most blogs simply showed posts in order of publication, the most recent at the top. Then excerpts became popular, and later magazine-style front pages. The purpose...
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...
Typography is the art of arranging, designing and modifying type. Creating a well designed typography poster is no easy task, and takes time and patience. When a poster focuses only on typography as its main element, the designer has to carefully craft his design...
Often, when faced with a looming project, we forget the simple things. The size and depth of the project overwhelms leading to creative block. Once blocked, the frustration builds leading to even more block, procrastination, missed deadlines and a wealth of other...
“Skwak” is an awesome French illustrator living in the North of France. He created a graphic world that he calls the “Maniac World” where everything is exaggerated. His works revisit children’s fairy tales and universal myths....
Appearance is crucial for obvious reasons in the fashion industry. With that in mind, many fashion e-commerce sites can be an excellent source of design inspiration. Attractive design and photography can make the products more appealing to visitors and increase...