50 Awesome Retina Display Wallpapers for iPhone

50 Awesome Retina Display Wallpapers for iPhone

Retina Display is the name Apple have given their high-density, tiny pixel display that is used on the iPhone 4 and 4S. Apple claim that developing pixels at 78 micrometers wide, they have been able to pack four times the number of pixels into the 3.5 inch screen, making text and graphics look smooth and…

UICloud: Powerful Search Engine for UI Elements and Design Inspiration

UICloud: Powerful Search Engine for UI Elements and Design Inspiration

When creating new designs for clients, inspiration can be a stumbling block at times for both designers and developers. With the client’s requirements and instructions in mind, anyone involved in website design can feel limited in the scope of their own creativity they can inject into the project. In such cases, sources of inspiration are…

9/11: A Tribute – Eleven Years On

9/11: A Tribute – Eleven Years On

Tuesday, 11th September 2001 started off as any normal day for most people in the world. Of course, some were waking up to greet their birthday or wedding anniversary or with contractions indicating that their baby would enter the world that day, but very, very few people had any idea it would be a day…

Infographics: The Way Forward with Interaction

Infographics: The Way Forward with Interaction

More recently it has become apparent that Infographics have become quite popular and successful. Being able to portray information effectively in a visually appealing manner has led to an increase of these story telling images. This article aims to touch upon what an infographic is, why they have become common, what the future holds for…

50 Awesome Letterpress Designs for Your Inspiration

50 Awesome Letterpress Designs for Your Inspiration

Letterpress printing was invented in the 1440s by German Johannes Gutenberg. The letterpress printing frame held movable, reusable type, and the press was based on the wine press, with a large threaded screw that could apply pressure to the paper laid underneath the frame, which had been inked from leather covered ink balls. As technology…

Creating Rotoscoping Animation with Photoshop

Creating Rotoscoping Animation with Photoshop

It was invented by the great animator Max Fleischer (of Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman fame) in 1917. Those of us who were born in the 80’s probably got our first glimpse at this technique either by A-Ha´s music video of “Take on Me” or by the bizarre Ralph Bakshi’s animated version of Lord of…

Put Your Web Designers on an Innovation Track

Put Your Web Designers on an Innovation Track

Only few of us have the skills to innovate alone. Web designers prefer joining organizations, where everybody pools his expertise with the others’ expertise, and work with collaboration to pursue goals that are sometimes impossible to achieve individually. It is the responsibility of the web designing company to set up an efficient infrastructure of support…

Freebies: Television Social Media Icons Set

Freebies: Television Social Media Icons Set

Television has been one of the great inventions for human in terms of entertainment. Today, we are happy to release a new set of social media icons on Onextrapixel. This release is a set of 20 social media icons in a television set designed exclusively for our readers by the designers at Design Article Writers….

New Facebook Page Best Practices and Useful Apps To Support It

New Facebook Page Best Practices and Useful Apps To Support It

In today’s post we’ll cover the best practices for the new Timeline for Facebook Pages and useful Facebook applications that you can use to help you improve your page with different types of content depending on your needs.