Website and branding is currently underway. The client has asked us for a warm and inviting "homey" feel we've chosen a color pallet or soft yellows...
The Foreclosure Project is a collaboration with our partner company Netdynamic of LV Nevada. The project is still mostly behind closed doors and...
Adobe just released the Photoshop CS6 beta, and I must to say, it feels like I'm in web designer's heaven. They have done serious improvements that will just blow your mind. continue
If you don't want to bother installing some software just for this single task, Capturefullpage.com will be handy for you. It allows to simply take screenshots of a full web page. To make it even more useful, try adding a custom search shortcut for that URL field if you are using Firefox. continue
What are the functions of web icons we observe on various websites? How are they used most efficiently? In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of effective icons creation.
Web icons are generally indicators and separators, they help to navigate and emphasize some key ideas of the content. If you drive a car you can easily imagine that icons serve exactly like the road signs, guiding through the website or application. They help to find the necessary tools and information quickly. continue
There are many basic concepts that underlie the field of design. They are often categorized differently depending on philosophy or teaching methodology. The first thing we need to do is organize them, so that we have a framework for this discussion. We can group all of the basic tenets of design into two categories: principles and elements. For this article, the principles of design are the overarching truths of the profession. They represent the basic assumptions of the world that guide the design practice, and affect the arrangement of objects within a composition. By comparison, the elements of design are the components of design themselves, the objects to be arranged. Let’s begin by focusing on the principles of design, the axioms of our profession. Specifically, we will be looking at the following principles: * Balance * Rhythm * Proportion * Dominance * Unity continue
In this article, we’ll discuss how a thoughtful, well-designed business card can help your company give a good first impression and send the right message. We’ll look at elements to include in your design and the different approaches to take.
We often hear of the importance of first impressions in both our professional and personal lives.
In business, the first impression we make on potential clients and other professionals can affect how much business we get. If we fail to dazzle in the first meeting, we might not be attending the follow-up meeting in which we could raise the bar. continue
As graphic designers take on more and more projects, organizing the files related to the projects becomes increasingly important. Old designs and concepts can prove to be important elements in new work, and you never know when a client will ask for a revision of a project from several years ago. continue
Domain names or website addresses, such as google.com or facebook.com, are available for purchase from many website services or registrars. While of course the names mentioned above are far from available, there are countless website addresses that can be purchased, often whether they are already owned or not.
A domain name will give your website a unique identity, and sometimes (though nowadays not quite as likely) affect the success of your site. Once you purchase a name, and build a brand around it, it is yours to use until you choose not to renew it. continue