55 Inspiring and Clever Online Portfolios

55 Inspiring and Clever Online Portfolios

If you’re a designer/creative, you probably already know that having an online portfolio is very important. Not only do you need to have something to show your potential clients, but these days it’s important to be present online for many reasons. If you leave the address of your portfolio when you’re communicating in social media,…

Creative and Modern Office Designs Around the World

Creative and Modern Office Designs Around the World

Dying to break free from your cubicle? Creative companies are increasingly waking up to the idea that artistic employees work best in artistic environments. Thus, they’re forgoing typical office design – fluorescent lighting, closed off conference rooms, and mazes of cubicles – and instead replacing the traditional landscape with large open spaces, glass walls, dynamic…

A Guide to WordPress SEO with Relevant Plugins

A Guide to WordPress SEO with Relevant Plugins

When it comes to WordPress and search engine optimization, the content management system does a pretty good job at being prepared out of the box, but with the use of some very useful plugins, as well as some hacks and some good blogging techniques, you could get your blog’s posts and pages higher in the…

10 Productivity Tips Specifically Designed for Designers

10 Productivity Tips Specifically Designed for Designers

Designers, and all creative people alike, may have difficulty staying motivated and being productive. We’re not lazy people – we just have stronger creative drives that may keep us from working on what we need to. Self discipline is universal though. Anyone can build self discipline and create a more productive work life, without feeling…

Ecommerce: Making the Most of Online Shopping Websites

Ecommerce: Making the Most of Online Shopping Websites

Online Shopping has become an every day task. Billions are spent every year on almost everything you can think of. It’s not only physical goods that are sold through the internet, everyday services are also part of ecommerce. It’s now normal to buy more specialist services such as car insurance and plane tickets from a…

Huge Freebies Collections For Your Future Design Projects

Huge Freebies Collections For Your Future Design Projects

Being an active web and graphic designer is excellent. However, there are times when you have too many projects to handle and wish you could save time with some graphic templates. Imagine if you have to finish a website design with a tight deadline and you spend to much time working on the graphic elements….

Grunge In Design: Examples, Tutorials and Resources

Grunge In Design: Examples, Tutorials and Resources

In this article we’re going to have a closer look at the use of grunge style in design by showing you some examples. We’re also going to share links with you to some resources and tutorials that you can use when you want to make a grungy design of your own.

The Hollywood Effect: Direct to the Web

The Hollywood Effect: Direct to the Web

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the movies, no matter how many genres the industry can produce, an entire range of models can be used to turn one idea into a widespread event that can be repeated at will. On the web, we regularly draw inspiration from sites that leave us breathless and in…

Opacity and Overlay Techniques in Web Design

Opacity and Overlay Techniques in Web Design

Variations in opacity and overlay techniques are a very common trend in web design, and can bring any boring design into the modern era with a touch of style. It’s great for creating depth and a sense of realism, and can often times be a better alternative than cutting off images, textures, and patterns.