The year of 2009 is quickly coming to a close here in Designora’s home base of California. For many of our readers, you’re already enjoying 2010. The first 11 months have seen some wonderful posts from our various counterparts around the World Wide Web, and the 12th month of December 2009 is no exception.
We’ve kept track of some of our favorite design sites, blogs, and resources. December proved to be a fantastic month in the world of web design and graphic design, and we’d like to share that with you.
Images of chandeliers or any other light source look beautiful just because of a simple starburst. Adding a starburst effect to a digital image is a simple and yet effective way of making photos look better. Applying the effect in Photoshop is easier and looks far better than the one with adjusted camera settings. You can control the brightness of the star burst and can also erase it off in the areas where it overlaps with some other part of the image.
The year of 2009 has seen some of the most amazing changes in science society and technology ever seen.
Flash design may have started a long time ago in the digital timespan, but it has breached yet another plateau. Now Flash has not only a foot hold, but a serious comeback in the mainstream.
Here we present you with a view of some of the most amazing examples of Flash Design from 2009.
In following this tutorial, you would be able to make the text elements stand out with just a few quick steps. While designing images with text elements, flat text makes the image appear rather dull and uninteresting.
A subtle reflection of the text goes a long way into attracting attention at that portion while adding flavor to the design. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do just that in simple steps that even a beginner at Photoshop can accomplish with the greatest of ease.
We’re only a few days away from and counting down to the upcoming New Year of 2010. With new gifts, the new winter, and the new year ahead, it’s the right time for a new wallpaper for your computer.
Here we have found the newest, freshest images that make a beautiful desktop background for you to use.
If you’ve ever had trouble choosing between the time-honored and the modern, you’ve come to the right place. Even though a web developer has a limited number of font choices to choose from, ill-thought font selections often cancel out all the hard work that goes into a site’s design.
During the never ending preparations for Christmas people tend to forget New Years Eve. It’s this one evening a year that everybody waits for, foolishly believing that this year, despite the lessons of the past years, this year the party is going to be incredible.
If you want to provide an instant flashback to a bygone era while letting your creativity shine through, few techniques are as versatile as giving a vintage effect to a digital photo.
Learning how to create a vintage effect in Photoshop is easy. A vintage look gives your image a classy, antique feel. This effect tends to work best with photos with vivid colours. There are many ways to achieve this effect but they involve a lot of steps.
One of the most rudimentary elements of web design and graphic design is choosing the perfect type. Something as simple as picking the right font is such an important and integral part of design. It helps to create an overall cohesivenessin your project, having the ability to change how one looks at graphic art or a website.
Before YouTube completely takes over the world wide web and all content becomes restricted to videos and podcasts, let’s admire the humble art of type.