Category Archives: Web Design

Logos: What Makes a Good Design? - Part I

Logo Design Isn’t Always Easy
Designing a logo can sometimes be mystifying, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. At times a logo design just works, even though it may seem rather unremarkable. Other designs should work but they don’t.
When Things Go Terribly Wrong
The examples in this article demonstrate what can happen when attention to [...]

Quick and Easy Logos, Clip Art, and Graphics

Graphic designers are collectors of tools. It can be clip art, vector graphics, illustrations, fonts, or website apps. All these little tidbits create a nice library of things that can be used in projects or work.
Freebies Aren’t Always Free
One thing that you’ll always see on the Internet are the so-called free graphics tools.
The problem is [...]

Web-Based Photo Editors: Fast, Fun, and Mostly Free

It may seem odd but using a web-based photo editor is sometimes perferable to firing up Photoshop or some other computer software based photo editor. These little gems are easy to use, fast, and come in a variety of configurations.
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Some of the programs are surprisingly full-featured, while others do really simple tasks such as [...]

Printed Paper and Storyboard Templates Galore

People sort of take paper for granted. It’s everywhere and has become such a common commodity that it is rarely given a second thought.
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But for anyone in graphic arts, illustration or design, paper  is useful in producing the end results.
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Sometimes there is a need for the use of certain types of utility paper such as [...]

Get Graphic Design Tips and Courses for Free

There is an incredible amount of information on the Internet. Sometimes the hardest part about surfing is distilling the good info from the useless or even worse, the wrong info.
If you want to get a few training freebies related to using Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, and yes, even an introduction to basic graphic design, we’ve [...]

Should You Purchase a Web Site Template or Hire a Web Designer

Looking for an appropriate Web Template to use for your business or hobby site is not an easy thing to do. Most of the templates you find (especially the free or low cost templates) are going to be stale, look unprofessional, or have already been cloned all over the web. If you decide to go with something pricier, there is a better chance of getting something that will be decent but then you really need to do your homework to make sure it was worth the money. Also, if you are going to spend a pocket full of dollars on a better template, then should you go with a web designer instead?

90+ Graphic Design Blogs - Blogs about Graphic Design, Web Design, Typography, Photoshop

Do you like to keep up with up and coming news about graphic design, typography, web design, and design industry news? We have come up with a list of almost 100 quality graphic design blogs and we thought that we would share this list with you.

20 Ways to Avoid Graphic Designer’s Block

As a designer everyone has experienced a point where they just can no longer think of anything worth while. It’s in these situations when you have to reevaluate your perception of what works and what doesn’t. Use the following 20 tips to avoid and get through a tough designer’s block.

List of Graphic Design Podcasts on Topics Graphic Design, Web Design, Typography and More

I have found a load of design related podcasts that I am sure will peak your interests. Just think of it as radio shows geared towards you and your love of design. You will even find Podcasts on Photoshop, Illustrator, Typography, Freelancing, as well as Web Design and Graphic Design.

Color Theory in Graphic Design & Web Design - How to Combine Colors & Choose Color Schemes - Part III

A GUIDE TO TOP COLOR COMBINATIONS IN WEB DESIGN Examples of Color Schemes and Color Combinations Within Designs

Are you having problems thinking of new color combinations? Do you wish that you could have a reference file for evaluating new color combinations for your website? There area many helpful tools and websites out there that list [...]

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