50 Packaging Designs That Pack A Punch

Show Summary | Posted by pelfusion 1745 days ago | Category: Identity & Branding

There is an old adage that taught us: “Don't judge a book by it's cover.” but in a world where there are thousands of competitors for any one specific

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17 Fantastic Apps Made Especially for Writers

Show Summary | Posted by lvraa 1745 days ago | Category: Web Design

The 17 excellent apps explored in detail in this article guide writers of all types through every stage in the writing process, from initial idea formulation to the final draft and beyond.

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Principles of Great Design: Craftsmanship

Show Summary | Posted by jadgraphics 1745 days ago | Category: Web Design

Craftsmanship is a very important part to creating a great design but it seems like it is very rare today. We discuss five pointers for designers to get craftsmanship.

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6 Things Bob taught us - We Are not Freelancers

Show Summary | Posted by NataliePerel 1745 days ago | Category: Web Design

One software product, 27 years on the market and still counting. It's called Cashbook and some very major companies in the world use it in their accounting department, including the likes of Coca Cola, Rolex , Cadbury etc. etc.

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The History of the Ampersand and Showcase

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 1745 days ago | Category: Web Design

The ampersand is one of the most unique typographical characters out there.Typography designers can exercise a lot more artistic freedom in the design of the ampersand, ranging from very traditional representations to those that bear little resemblance to the original form.But many designers have little knowledge about the origin and meaning of the ampersand. The [...]

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50 Incredible Asian Vector Portraits

Show Summary | Posted by Boydster 1745 days ago | Category: Graphic Design

We’ve selected 50 exquisite vector portraits for your viewing pleasure. Why all Asian? Well, it just so happens that Asians, particularly the Japanese, create the best vector portraits in the world, possibly because of their great love of comics (anime), which tend to be made up of vector images.

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Hadopi: protecting intellectual property in France… but not for font designers!

Show Summary | Posted by Mirko 1745 days ago | Category: all

The institute that is supposed to protect intellectual property in France just released its logo... that uses a font they didn't pay for.

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How to Kill Your Business: 30 Day Payment Terms

Show Summary | Posted by johnonolan 1746 days ago | Category: Web Design

How you can bring your start-up or freelance career to an abrupt end by asking your clients to pay within 30 days.

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Concept Feedback Giveaway – 5 Premium Concepts

Show Summary | Posted by jonphillips 1746 days ago | Category: Web Design

Concept Feedback is one very useful and simple tool for designers and developers to get feedback on their designs and concepts. Whether you're working on a brand new web project or redesigning your own site, getting feedback before you launch can prove very, very useful. We've partnered with Concept Feedback to give away premium concepts to 5 readers of Spyre Studios.

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Interview with Chris Spooner of Line25 Web Design Blog

Show Summary | Posted by Ascendancy 1746 days ago | Category: Web Design

Line25 is a great web design blog, offering free tips, tutorials, and even icons and graphics for use in your websites! Any web design fans will have to check out this interview, and Chris offers some great inspiration for upcoming freelancers and designers interested in the trade!

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How To: Build & Launch a Design Centric Web App | Inspired Magazine

Show Summary | Posted by zorzini 1746 days ago | Category: Graphic Design

If you have an idea for a web app and you don’t believe that it will be successful or you don’t think you have the time to build it, think again. It’s possible!

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Non-Trashy Recycled and Trash Art

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 1746 days ago | Category: Web Design

Artists are usually ahead of the curve when it comes to being green.The artists featured here exclusively use recycled and/or trash to make pieces of contemporary art. These artists practice the art of “upcycling”, or literally turning everyday trash into creative treasures.While Andy Warhol may have made the idea popular with his famous Campbell’s soup [...]

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10 Best Tutorials To Learn CSS3

Show Summary | Posted by lamnguyen 1747 days ago | Category: Tutorials

10 Best tutorials, tips and tricks to learn CSS3.

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The Death of Originality in Design- Coming to Terms

Show Summary | Posted by Josh25 1746 days ago | Category: Web Design



This article asserts that originality is dead in design and provides a list of reasons why. It also examines how other factors are coming to "replace" originality as we know it.

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12 Unique 404 Error Page Designs

Show Summary | Posted by Bariski 1746 days ago | Category: Web Design

Fortunately I don't end up on 404 pages very often but when I do, it's nice to see something that had some thought put into it.

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