A brief overview of Typography and (sans)serif Typefaces


Ever since the first books were written and published centuries ago, the primary goal of typography was readability. It does not matter how pretty a page layout is or how unique a font selection is, if the typography makes the information on the page harder to read, the page has failed in its main duty : to transfer information to the reader in an efficient manner. Typography encompasses... Read More

Create a slick glowing button in Photoshop


Every designer, whether he is a beginner or a professional will someday, in his career create icons for his client or his portfolio. Creating icons can be extremely fun, provided you do it the right way. Most importantly, you should learn the basic principles of icon design first, the importance and functions of icons on web sites and in user interfaces. This might take a long... Read More

Free Icons : Gold embedded Leather Social Icon Set

After blogging for nearly three months, I have been able to elevate this design blog to a whole new level. I give all the credit to you guys for constantly supporting me and voting for the articles. Sharing and promoting my articles has immensely helped me to increase the popularity of the blog. I will try my best to continually provide valuable content from the world of design.... Read More

25 most creative examples of doodle art

Regardless of any advancement in technology, pen and paper will always be the number once choice for any budding artist or illustrator. It is with the these pencil sketches that we create great designs. So, what exactly makes a doodle so fascinating even though it is claimed to be one of the most unproductive ways of spending time. Maybe a gross understatement, but once you look... Read More

30 Awesome collection of high quality splatter brushes and tutorials

Having a good collection of Photoshop brushes is a must for any graphic designer. There is certainly no shortage of Photoshop brushes on the Web these days. The problem with Photoshop brushes isn’t in finding them, but in finding quality ones. In this article, I have collected and shared 30 of the coolest Ink, paint and blood splatter brushes which might come in handy for your... Read More

30 Most Visually Stunning wallpapers for your desktop + Tutorials

It’s that time of month again! Time to change your wallpaper to something new and exciting. I have always found that by updating my wallpaper on a regular basis, it gives me a sense of being in a new work space thereby motivating me to get my day to day tasks done easier and in a more effective manner. Although, I must admit, its in our instincts to keep changing our wallpapers... Read More

Create a realistic torn paper effect with coffee stains in Photoshop


Torn paper can be a key element in accomplishing a authentic collage look.  With the help of Photoshop’s Brush tool, we can practically achieve anything. There are not much tutorials on the web which tells you how to create the torn paper effect. A important aspect in creating elements in design is to add realism into them. There are so many instances while in web designing... Read More

2500 Business Card Giveaway from Printox.com

THE CONTEST HAS ENDED. NO SUBMISSIONS HENCEFORTH WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED, THANK YOU Today, we have got a special announcement for our readers. The folks at Printox.com are giving away 2500 Free business cards with custom design and will be awarded to 2 lucky winners. Read More  Read More

Create an awesome leather studded icon in Photoshop + Free PSD


In this tutorial, we’ll go through simple, easy and effective steps for creating a nice leather studded social bookmark icon. There’s a light use of the Pen Tool in the tutorial, but most of it uses Selection Tools and shape tools to create this icon. The idea of writing this tutorial is to make sure that you’ll get familiar with some useful techniques which are otherwise... Read More


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