20 Latest Tutorials Getting into the Logo Design Process

There are many intricate factors that need to be considered before creating a logo. For those who is brainstorming or thinking about their corporate identity we have gathered few logo design tutorials that will give you the insight of professional logo designing in Photoshop and Illustrator. Brush up your skills, get into the logo design process, spend time experimenting with shapes, size, colors and fonts and you will be able to create an example for the most effective demonstration of your brand.

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Retro Style Textured Logo

Logo Tutorials

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Logo Tutorial

Logo Tutorials

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RAWZ Logo Design Process

Logo Tutorials

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Photography by Ayaka Ito & Randy Church. Cinema 4D

Today we are going to get acquainted with the amazing artworks that are created by graphic designer and illustrator Ayaka Ito and programmer Randy Church. The collaboration of these two talented artists brings into life the creative photographic compositions that you can find in this post. After being distorted and reconstructed in 3D, the trivial photos gain the new life and look quite original. Each photo looks like the compilation of smooth lines and strings that give the surreal and cool impression. The most impressive examples of Photography by Ayaka Ito & Randy Church you can check out right now.

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Photography by Ayaka Ito & Randy Church
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Photography by Ayaka Ito & Randy Church
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Be a Winner of 250 Custom Flyers from 1800Postcards.com!

St. Valentine’s day has become a synonym for pleasant presents that you can get from various resources. 1800Postcards.com has decided to keep up this good tradition and offer you the new portion of creative freebies – 250 custom flyers. Win them and make use of this bunch of high-grade flyers!

All of you know quite a lot about the company that offers these freebies. All its products meet a very strict set of best practices and production quality. You can be sure that all items that you have chosen from their catalogues correspond to these high quality standards. This high level of quality helps this company be on the same level with the leaders of this industry and work with the well-known companies as its clients.

1800Postcards.com offers you a wide assortment of products including brochures, business cards, custom flyers, posters, postcards, banners, custom stickers and much more custom work that you need for your creative projects. Browse its catalogues and you’ll see that they are capable of more than just flyer printing.

But wait, let’s focus on this promo that is for US residents only! There will be TWO lucky winners who will receive 250 custom flyers. Just click on the “Participate” widget below and comment to this post telling us why you should win. You can do it during two weeks and winners will be chosen on February 23 and announced on February 24.

Leave your comments and win 250 cool custom flyers!

Specifics
Size: 8.5×11” or 8.5×5.5”
Quantity: 250
Paper Type: 80lb Glossy Text
Colors: 4 Color Front, Black Back
Turnaround: 3 business days

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The Beauty of Text in Motion – 10 Awesome Typography Videos

The art of animated text has become popular few years ago but taking into consideration the recent design trends these videos will be another source of inspiration for typography junkies. Without a doubt these awesome kinetic typography videos attract with visually appealing effects and original text presentation. I was amazed by the “V for Vendetta” video because it simply hypnotizes you with the charismatic voice, beautiful play of the letters and creative effects. This is a perfect way to visualize information and we are sure that soon we will observe a growing need in motion info-graphics which will replace the static ones. Now we are proud to present you our showcase of awesome typography videos.

The Hush Sound — Lions Roar

Tramp Typography


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Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee. The Amazing Carvings

What do you do with the old books that are out of use for a long time? Of course, you can throw them away, but wait a bit and don’t do it just now. Just look at the amazing artworks that can be created out of old dictionaries that have been lying for a long time on the dusted bookshelves. All of them you can find in the output of Guy Laramée the Montreal based artist with 30years of practice in various disciplines. He received more than 30 grants during his career of artist. This collection of carved books has gained the huge popularity among the fans of modern art due to its originality and novelty. You will miss the inspirational minutes, if you don’t see these wonderful carved masterpieces.

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Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee
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Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee
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Get 300 Personalized Stickers for Free!

1800Postcards.com is happy to announce the new freebie – 300 custom stickers. You are welcome to use them for effective marketing purposes for any event you are going to hold. Share the messages of your promotional campaigns in the powerful way using these custom stickers!

As you know, these stickers are offered by 1800Postcards.com – the retail branch of Circle Press, the notorious high-end commercial printing firm with a huge number of clients including world’s leading brands. All the products of the mentioned above company are marked with the highest quality standard that demands the best practices of printing and production quality. That’s why the final results of production are only the best.
1800Postcards.com features the same high-grade quality of production. Their job deals not only with sticker printing. This firm has a wide range of products like brochures, business cards, flyers, posters, banners, stickers and much more creative stuff that you may need for your business. You can always enter the website and check out the whole assortment of printing services.

The Giveaway.

This time we will choose Two winners. It means that two of you will get 300 custom stickers. To get this cool present you have to click on the “Participate” link below and leave a brief comment telling us why you should win. The time of this promo is limited – just 2 weeks and the winners will be chosen on February 16 and announced on February 17. Please notice that giveaway is only open to US residents.

So, don’t hesitate and get your 300 custom stickers!

Specifics
Size: 3×3”
Quantity: 300
Stock: #60 Gloss Sticker
Turnaround: 3 business days

Step 1. Participate by Clicking on This Link and Entering Your Info

Step 2. Leave Comment Telling Us Why You Should Win

 

 

 

I’ve seen the Future – It’s in my Browser [HTML5 Infographic]

HTML5 fans all over the world keep struggling for better future of the web by developing more and more HMTL5 goodies. Today we are glad to present you a short but informative infographic about the current situation with HTML5 markup language. Find out more about browsers’ support, market share, audio and video formats etc. If you have anything to share concerning that HTML5 development please, feel free to drop a comment and will discuss it for sure.

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Can Web Designers Deal with Criticism

The web development industry which is pretty creative in nature can bring in a wide range of criticism for you. In order to survive in this world, you need to handle critics and disproval of people. Criticism can tend to put a situation of restlessness, agitation and even test your nature and character. Criticism can act like a destructive force to you provided you take it in a negative way; however, the same can act like a driving force if taken positively. The way you handle the criticism coming to you will decide your stature and success in the web development market. The following are the ways of handling criticism:

Retain the positivity in you

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When someone criticizes on designing part, they can be considered to be subjective. Every person has his or her own way of seeing things and designing is a vast field. So even you find things improper, you can’t think of ignoring the criticism virtually. You cannot expect others to see things in your perspective, so disagreement or criticism is part of the game. When you see people criticizing your work, make sure you do not take things on your personality and therefore no need to take things personally. Go with your positive attitude and respond in a calm way.

Be careful in your first reaction

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You first reaction towards criticism is generally always defensive. You shouldn’t be ending with things which you might regret later. Hence it’s better to take a pause for a while and think before saying or uttering anything. The moment you are free from your anger, you can conclude with an appropriate response.
Making out the difference between useless and useful criticism: You can get whole lot of criticism on your web development work, but it is vital to discriminate between a useless and useful kind of criticism. The feedback or criticism which is worthy enough to get the attention is generally clear and logical. The baseless feedback gives no sense; a classic example can be people who claim that they disliked the color of your design. Any useful criticism can be the one which is explained by the person in a logical way and would like to see you improving in your designing skills.
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Image Enhancing Grunge Photoshop Actions

You never know when you’ll come across that perfect grunge Photoshop action. Well, there we go showing you the best image enhancing PS actions for your grunge designs. You will find a variety of different effects that will all help you give your work a rough and a bit destroyed rustic look. So if you don’t want to apply these effects manually (that proves to be a daunting task), we offer you these great time-savers. Check out, the links to the download sources are in the action titles and image screenshots.

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Vintage Grunge Effect – Photoshop Action

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Diseased Action

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Diseased Action 2

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Computer Store Zen Cart Templates

Premium professional solutions have always been in a great demand. The high-grade pre-made themes can give the desired effectiveness to the design of your project and make it noticeable. Computer Store Zen Cart Templates with effective design elements implemented in them and professional execution can be the themes you are looking for. Their quality standards are rather high and correspond the latest trends of web design. It is not extremely difficult to catch the attention of your visitors, especially when you use Computer Store Zen Cart Themes for this purpose.

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Computer Store Zen Cart Template


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Computer Store Zen Cart Theme

Computer Store Zen Cart Themes
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