A well rounded web designer’s day is spent immersed in multiple graphic design programs and writing front end code. All of this moving from one environment to another can make it hard to memorize such things as hot keys and shortcuts for each. This is where cheat sheets come into play. A cheat sheet is […]
A couple of months ago, we took a look at 28 Powerful Photoshop Lighting Effects. This time I want to show you some of the most incredible Photoshop brushes I’ve found that can be used to create similar stuff. If you have a project coming up that requires some type of lighting effect, you will […]
Seamless patterns are a great way to add a big impact to a web design without a lot of effort. Here are 223 of them that are absolutely beautiful. Whether you use patterns to fill the entire background of your site or just a specific area of your design, you will definitely find these useful.
I wouldn’t normally devote an entire post to a single set of Photoshop brushes, but if there is ever a set of Photoshop brushes that deserves it, it’s this one. A few weeks ago, Niki Brown told us how Design Is In The Details. The level of detail in these brushes is astonishing. According to […]
One of the most important aspects of a good vintage style design is the use of authentic looking textures. Since most of you probably don’t have time to browse the local antique shop, and your grandmother’s attic is miles away, we’ve put together a list of some of the best vintage textures we have ever […]
The trend of using texture in web design has been around for a while, but in 2008 it was taken to a new level. Not only were there many beautiful sites launched that made use of textures, but there were also lots of useful texture packs created.
There is something about beautiful lights that can mesmerize an audience. Take a fireworks show for example. It’s been around for thousands of years, yet still has the power to put looks of amazement on faces of all ages.
There is a lot of focus being put on the environment today, and it is no surprise that the “going green” trend is spilling over into web design. There are so many beautiful things to be found in nature that make great design elements.