From image galleries to hot news articles, ribbons captivate visitors and quickly draw attention. They can be used for a wide variety of purposes in both interface and graphic design. This freebie pack includes ten brilliant ribbon effects following the classic vintage design style. Everything is included within the PSD file which is fully editable […]
There’s something to be said about that old nostalgic feeling of retro design. Although it doesn’t fit into every project, it certainly does give off a sense of nostalgia and connection to the old days. Specifically in this exclusive PSD of free vintage retro labels. Who said old school wasn’t cool anymore?
Our friends at the newly launched 1001FreeDownloads have tons of exclusive free vector files as well as loads of other fantastic graphics and fonts for designers. As you know vectors are great for designers as you can easily scale them and modify them without any loss of quality. You just need a program like Adobe Illustrator […]
Textures are a good way to add personality, depth and interest to a design. But the key to using textures is to not over do it. In other words, keep it subtle. To celebrate textures and spring, which is just around the corner, we decided to gather some free flower textures for you to use […]
Looking for some high quality vintage logos or insignias? We’ve got your covered. We’ve searched the web and found 30 of them for you to use in your projects, for inspiration, or simply a starting point for your designs. These free vintage logo templates files include editable layers, free fonts, and are fully scalable. One […]
Infographics are great for displaying information in a way that is easier to digest. The use of stylish design elements can simplify complex information and make it fun and interesting to learn what the data actually represents. As a designer, you’ve probably been asked to create an infographic. If not, you probably will be in […]
Sometimes it’s a texture, a type, a background image, a color scheme or even an icon. There are a lot of elements you can add to a web design to give it a retro or vintage feel. For this post, we’ve gathered a collection of sites that use this design style. So if you’re next […]
Last Friday (March, 26th), Henry posted an article with 30 Fonts Perfect for Vintage and Retro Style Design and I simply loved the first font of the list, the matchbook typefaces. By the time I saw it I could think of several good ways to use it in web design, print design on even other ways. I was so inspired that I decided to do a selection of retro and vintage websites for our weekly web design inspirational post. I really like retro and vintage stuff… websites, posters, print, adds, everything.
In the mid 80’s we bought our first computer. It was an Apple IIc. I have very fond memories of playing games, writing basic programs, and creating graphics while staring at it’s small green monochrome monitor. Even though I was very young at the time, I believe our Apple helped send me down the path […]
In past articles, we’ve shown you where to find plenty of great textures for vintage and retro style design. So now if you’re wanting to learn some techniques to put those to use, you’re in luck. Here are 30 very useful Photoshop tutorials that will teach you techniques to add vintage and retro elements to […]