25 Free Pixel-Perfect Fonts for 8-Bit Designs

25 Free Pixel-Perfect Fonts for 8-Bit Designs

We all know that retro and vintage designs are hot right now. Not to mention the fact that geeks, gamers, nerds, and dorks are taking over the world. From the kids who grew up playing Super Mario Bros. feeling nostalgic for their old school video games, to the currently popular video game ...
4 jQuery Plugins for Superior Typography

4 jQuery Plugins for Superior Typography

Creating HAL 9000 with Pure CSS

Creating HAL 9000 with Pure CSS

You may be wondering why on earth am I writing a tutorial about creating HAL 9000 with pure CSS. First of all, this tutorial shows you how advanced CSS has become and how you can use these techniques to your own advantage. HAL 9000 is a fictional character in Arthur C. Clarke's Space Odyss...
45+ Excellent Photo Enhancement Tutorials for Photoshop

45+ Excellent Photo Enhancement Tutorials for Photoshop

Photo enhancement and photo manipulation are, essentially, two different disciplines in Photoshop. The concept of enhancing an image is to improve or change the quality without adding or deleting anything. We have previously looked at photo manipulation tutorials for Photoshop, so today we...
50 Examples of Web Design Incorporating Surreal Art

50 Examples of Web Design Incorporating Surreal Art

According to the Cambridge Dictionaries Online, surrealism is: 'a type of 20th century art and literature in which unusual or impossible things are shown happening .' My own perception of surreal art is the mixture of things that don't necessarily belong together, or a change in perspectiv...
Helpful Tools to Optimize Images for the Web

Helpful Tools to Optimize Images for the Web

An important aspect of web design as well as online business ventures is a fast loading website. You can use many ways to achieve a fast loading website. One of these many ways is image optimization. Image optimization is the practice of reducing the file size of an image without necessari...
60 Websites Using Full Screen Photographic Backgrounds

60 Websites Using Full Screen Photographic Backgrounds

Using a large photograph as a background is becoming more and more popular in website design. The photograph offers more interest and far less work than a design. Many of our collection of websites using full screen photographic backgrounds actually use a slideshow – even more flexibilit...
Vector Graphics Giveaway: 3 X $100 Credits from VectorStock

Vector Graphics Giveaway: 3 X $100 Credits from VectorStock

Vector graphics are popular for designers because they are resolution independent and can be enlarged or reduced to any size, with any loss of quality. You can resize, move, and change the color of vector graphics. Some of the advantages of using vector graphics in design are: Vector drawi...
Amazing Examples of Skateboard Deck Design

Amazing Examples of Skateboard Deck Design

Skateboarding is a sport that has definitely found it's niche in the society of all countries and cultures, and is no longer considered a 'fad', but a sport in it's own right. Therefore, skateboards are a wonderful medium for advertising or showing off art, and this is normally carried out...