The whole world is waiting for the opening of Olympic Games 2012 which will start very soon on July, 27 in London! The Olympics is the most exciting sport event for people from all continents that takes place every 4 years at least. In this year Summer Olympic Games will be held in London though Great Britain hosted Games in 1908 and 1948. But this year organizers of Olympics promise unforgettable show and hot competitions. So it seems that everybody is ready to start and just to give you more Olympics’ inspiration we prepared for you this great collection of London Olympic Games 2012 wallpapers which will beautify your desktop and give you really Olympics spirit! Enjoy and have fun!
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To speed up the process of work most designers use GUI kits that come handy when you need to finish the task in time. Basic GUI elements have become must-have solutions in the designer’s library and are used here and there. They help give the abstract idea certain shape and visualize it in no time. Free Social Profiles GUI Kits to Style Out Your Page Fast are definitely in great demand today when almost all of us are registered at various social nets. Using them, the process of customization your fan page will go on much easier and quickly. All of them are free and you are welcome to use them in setting up your social profiles.
Good online business requires demonstrating all its main points in the effective way. That’s why it’s better to start with a well-done design that will speak to your clients and just visitors in the expressive way. You are welcome to check out such a nice design in this Free Website Template Powered by jQuery Slider for Exterior Design Project.
Its thought-out layout is ideal for introducing your business ideas in clear and effective way. The effective color scheme, cool graphics and the whole stylish tone attracts the attention of the viewers. The information can be nicely presented in the neatly arranged content blocks and the viewer’s interest will be enhanced with cool jQuery slider with Zoomer effect. To get an idea of how the theme looks like in action, check out it free template live demo. Are you ready to get it?
Free Website Template Powered by jQuery Slider for Exterior Design Project:
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All bloggers know WordPress as the most popular platform that has various features and functions as well as different themes, plugins, widgets and other extensions for providing easy blog maintenance. There’s a great number of websites and blogs which are powered by WordPress all around the web, but what other options we have for today? Well, in this post you’ll find perfect solutions which correspond to your needs and become great alternatives to WordPress blogging platform which presented below. But before choosing the most suitable system, we advise you to learn more information about each particular platform and weigh its pros and cons. In this way you will make the right choice and find exactly what you need for your blog.
FlatPress is open source blogging software that has easy plugin system, widget support and doesn’t require a database to function.
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Textpattern is free content management system open source software that allows you to simply create, edit and publish content without PHP or any other programming knowledge.
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Today we are offering you a new portion of inspiration bringing to your attention fresh and unusual trend in logo design that was appeared first as the traditional folk art in the 17th century. Generally, origami is the special Japanese art of folding paper into different shapes and figures without gluing or cutting. The main peculiarity of origami art is to make from a regular sheet of paper the original work of art. So designers transferred this art form into the new stylish logo trend banking on its magnetic look and extraordinary design. Many companies are using this logo idea to represent an image underlying its beauty and uniqueness. So check this showcase of the most impressive and wonderful examples of origami logo designs that will surely inspire you!
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What is the most important part of the online store which is catching the customer’s attention from the first sight? Of course it’s the front page that introduces specification of this e-shop and also presents its products and services in the most attractive way. The main purpose of the front page is to pick customer’s interest to the store and provide him/her with all necessary information about it. But while paying attention to your home page design, you shouldn’t lose the usability features in the structure of your website. A perfect online store can be called only that one which comprises the mix of effective design and great usability. In this showcase we are offering you to review the most effective front pages of online stores and eCommerce website templates which have unusual structure and interesting look.
This online store presents really effective front page in minimal style with the main slider in the center and additional information from the right. One of the sliders has the video with the new summer collection.
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This perfect online store completely differs from others by the structure of the front page. It consists of two constantly changing sliders which are complement each other.
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This website template has really outstanding structure, including two different slideshows in the front page. The first slideshow is presented on the main background and the second slideshow is the smaller one which is situated on the front, displaying menu categories of this online store.
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It’s time to bring some amazing changes into your Facebook brand page, and you can easily do it with these cool Free Facebook Covers. Their designs appear to be perfect solutions for presenting your business on Facebook. The topics for these covers were chosen in view of the results of the poll and reflect the most popular areas of business that you would like to set online. Here they are: photography, design, sport, music, personal. Good designs impress the publicity, and you can check it out using these Free Facebook Covers. Since it is not always easy to create something effective when you lack time, these ready-made solutions can come handy in your designer’s work. Free Facebook Covers (download package) contains .PSD and .JPG formats of these covers and it means that you can easily customize them according to your business needs.
If you are aimed at success, start with the efficient design! Download Free Facebook Covers for your effective brand pages!
Free Photography Facebook Cover
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Business Cards have been businessmen’s best friends for a long time, no matter what kind of business you own, they’ll surely help you in its promotion. I’d like to talk about Business Cards and share with you some secrets which are based on my own experience. I got interested in this topic for the first time, when I decided to create some business cards for sale for the Graphicriver.
Graphicriver is a popular website that has a lot of traffic. Its sales are good enough, but the level of competition is very high. Another important fact is that all the works go through the strict selection and not every work can be placed on the website, so you must be well-prepared to add your works and examples to the website. Actually, I’ll try to highlight the main issues for you and make them really plain and simple to understand. If your work is related to design than this article will be very useful for you.
When I opened a well-known Photoshop graphic editor for the first time and was going to create my business card I thought over one simple, but very important question: “What exact size must a document have?” Business cards are printed, so the number of DPI is 300, a color scheme is CMYK. But what is the correct size of the document? If you want to get the answer immediately, it’s 3.75*2.25. But take a look at the picture below.
It describes the sizes of business cards in different countries and different standards. But why there are no the sizes that I’ve mentioned above? Because you shouldn’t forget about the concepts of post-processing cards. The cards are printed larger than they are than unnecessary parts are cut off after printing. That’s why my size is 0.25 inches in height and width greater than the standard size in the USA.
So, we have created a new document with the correct size and now we are ready to work. If you want to create a personal business card or make it for an order (I mean, for a person or a company), it’s no problem, but when it comes to mass production of cards, you will understand, that you have a lack of imagination. I’ve faced this problem and decided to take a look at the cards produced by other designers to get some inspiration. I’ve visited these three websites:
And do you know what I’ve noticed? Many business cards use the name of John Doe.
This is a false or a pen name, which can be used as a sample, so I checked Wikipedia, because I want to be completely aware about John Doe. It’s pretty simple. John Doe is a designation of the male part in the trial (Anglo-Saxon law) and this name is used like a placeholder name for a party who must be withheld in a legal action or whose identity is unknown. Earlier the unknown defendant used to be named Richard Rowe. In case the body belonged to a woman she was called Jane Doe, Baby Doe was a child of Doe. In case the unidentified were family members, they were called James Doe, Judy Doe and so on.
With the impetuous development of camera phones, the process of making photos becomes more handy and productive. Now it’s not necessary to have a professional camera with yourself to make really hind-end and outstanding pics. Today on the market we have really great variety of mobile phones which provide great functions and camera capabilities. You can simply make pictures wherever you are as your phone is always with you. Of course we can’t compare the professional camera with the camera phone, but still you can make really good pictures with the last one. In this roundup you’ll see photos which were taken with a camera phone and some of them were edited using apps. So have a look and be phonography’s follower!
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A lot have been said about WordPress, even a child knows that this is one of the most popular blogging platforms. But what about movie and music celebrities? It turned out that they are also fond of WordPress. Into the blog post we’ve included most interesting examples of WordPress powered websites of people whom you can quite often see on TV. Enjoy!
LIGHTS uses wordpress as a hub for all her social networks for her fans. WordPress is very plug & play with social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google + and so on.
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Whoever designed Mick Jagger’s page saw fit to paint it black. This is all moody graphics and text, in fitting with Mick’s unique style.
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Surprisingly Miley Cryus has a website built on WordPress. Hanna Montana’s fans must have known this long before we did.
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