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 especially interesting...
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. Countless...
Slogans are memorable phrases often used in conjunction with company logos and in advertising campaigns. They are claimed to be the most effective means of drawing attention to one or more aspects of a product or brand. But how often do you see “serving you since 1982″ or a similarly canned slogan...
Adobe Photoshop is arguably the most powerful graphics and photo manipulation software on the market. You can do virtually anything with Photoshop, from fantasy image collages to complete website designs, and everything in between. Although while Photoshop...
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...
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. The images are...
The last two years have been the most exciting of my life. I made the jump to freelance work, which has given me the freedom to work when and however much I want. The transition from a regular job to freelancing was not easy, but I managed it. This post is meant to help you...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...