For the couple months I’ve been working with artistic type Chris Collins to build an artistic centered community blog.
The resulting site has just officially launched, and we’d love to have you (and your work) on board.
Jacob Cass of Just Creative Design recently wrote an article entitled “How NOT to Design a Logo” on Web Designer’s Depot. It received a lot of attention and eventually ended up on the front page of Digg.
The article acted as a catalyst for many design related frustrations. The comments strayed from the definitions of quality, to the apparent nerve of designers who don’t do work worthy of their “thousand of dollars” price tags. Most of this debate fell around the ethics of design contests in particular.
Ever built a great website mock up in Photoshop only to slice it up and discover that the all the colors are off in the saved images? Even though the hex values are the same, the appearance is totally different.
Easy now! Don’t curse out Photoshop just yet. It’s a simple problem to fix if you know the right options to change.
Having trouble finding a good color scheme? Color scheme inspirations will aim to fix that! Each post, we’ll pick out a topic and build color schemes out of it to inspire.
Dry and desolate? Try creative and motivational! Pack some water because this round of color schemes focuses on some of the hottest desert spots of the planet.
Photos are all found via Flickr (follow image links for more on the author), and color schemes are available to download on COLOURlovers.
In a continuation to Branding the United States, this article explores the state government run websites used to target tourists. While many of these tourist department sites are much more aesthetically pleasing than their .gov counterparts, not all of them make the cut. Here’s the finest of the bunch.
Every website tries to communicate a different message. With some sites, it is hard to determine what exactly that message is. Here’s a list of things that detract from the individuality of a website, as well as bury or distract from the intended point.