Trust (is) the process: Why following a framework doesn’t guarantee good results

State of UX 2022 Trust (is) the process:Why following a framework doesn’t guarantee good results Illustrations by Manoel do Amaral Following a process lends structure to our thinking, and can help shift our focus from our individual ideas to our shared goals. A well-established process allows our team to scale, makes our work more predictable, and reduces financial… Continue reading Trust (is) the process: Why following a framework doesn’t guarantee good results

How Illustration Adds Emotion To UX

From 45,000-year-old cave paintings to 21st-century space rocket diagrams, illustrations have long played a significant role in human communication. Pictures cross-language and literacy barriers, allowing people to understand and communicate complex moods and feelings that they cannot in words. When we were little, we could understand and appreciate E.H. Shepard’s illustrations of Winnie the Pooh… Continue reading How Illustration Adds Emotion To UX

25 Exciting New Tools For Designers, April 2021

Rather than spring cleaning, do some spring “shopping” for tools that will make your design life easier. Packed with free options this month, this list is crammed full of tools and elements that you can use in your work every day. Here’s what new for designers this month: April’s Top Picks Charts.css Charts.css makes creating… Continue reading 25 Exciting New Tools For Designers, April 2021

Popular Design News of the Week: April 27, 2020 – May 3, 2020

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: April 27, 2020 – May 3, 2020

3 Essential Design Trends, December 2019

This month’s collection of design trends is a gift to behold. Each of the trends are highly usable options that are versatile, giving you plenty of room to play and make them your own. That’s the best kind of trend, right? Here’s what’s trending in design this month. Whimsical Illustrations It seems like whimsical illustrations… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, December 2019

20 Best HD Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers

The Best Photoshop actions for your HDR photography effects. The hand-picked fresh twenty high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photos into realistic Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds. Mostly Photoshop actions available with video tutorials that shows how to setup action files and how to… Continue reading 20 Best HD Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers

Ouch: free illustrations for websites and interfaces

How to build a product that people will love? Just give them what they need. This is the basic principle behind Ouch, a library of interface illustrations created by Icons8 team. It’s not a secret that most websites and interfaces need to have a face. When a user is engaging with a project, they want… Continue reading Ouch: free illustrations for websites and interfaces

What’s New for Designers, July 2019

It’s hard to stay focused this time of year. With vacations coming up (or having recently passed) it’s easy to get distracted from work-related tasks. For that reason, this month’s roundup is full of design tools plus a few design diversions that you can have fun with. 404 Illustrations Have you ever wanted to create… Continue reading What’s New for Designers, July 2019

Awesome Inspiring Digital Illustrations by Ahmed Karam

I love portrait illustrations and Ahmed Karam’s digital art drawing work is just amazing and inspiring. He is a freelancer illustrator artist. He was from Mansoura, Egypt. He started in the field of Graphics since 2011 till now as a re-touch artist and after that as illustrator. He worked as a freelance Senior illustrator, Painter and Graphic… Continue reading Awesome Inspiring Digital Illustrations by Ahmed Karam

Amazing Graffiti Portrait Painting by Francoise Nielly

Today we are featuring French knife-painter “Françoise Nielly“. She is famous for painting vibrant and colorful Graffiti portraits. She paint popular people portraits such as Barack Obama, Gaby, Betty, Nicole Kidman and more famous portaits. She was born in Marseille, France and move in Paris. Her painting is expressive, exhibiting a brute force, a fascinating vital energy. Oil and… Continue reading Amazing Graffiti Portrait Painting by Francoise Nielly

Amazing Digital Illustrations by Florian NICOLLE

Today we are featuring digital illustrator freelancer artist “Florian Nicolle (neo)”, with his best drawing and illustration artwork. He was from Paris, France. He started in the field of Graphics since 2009 till now. He worked as a freelance Senior illustrator in World’s Top Brands. He create an image that retains its freshness of the first paint stroke, the expressions of the… Continue reading Amazing Digital Illustrations by Florian NICOLLE

Remarkable Digital Illustrations and Painting Art by Ahmed Karam

Yet another remarkable collection of digital freelancer senior illustrator artist “Ahmed Karam“, with his best work of digital illustrations, painting and drawings. He was from Mansoura, Egypt. He started in the field of Graphics since 2011 till now as a re-touch artist and after that as illustrator. He worked as a freelance Senior illustrator, Painter and Graphic Designer for portraits… Continue reading Remarkable Digital Illustrations and Painting Art by Ahmed Karam

Amazing Digital Illustrations and Painting Art by Ahmed Karam

Today we are once again featuring digital freelancer artist “Ahmed Karam“, with his best drawing and illustration artwork. He was from Mansoura, Egypt. He started in the field of Graphics since 2011 till now as a re-touch artist and after that as illustrator. He worked as a freelance Senior illustrator, Painter and Graphic Designer for portraits and other commissions. In… Continue reading Amazing Digital Illustrations and Painting Art by Ahmed Karam

10 Top Tips for Fashion Illustration

Fashion Patterns From clothes to accessories, fashion illustrations have a long history as a visual reference for a designer’s concepts or current fashion trends.  What makes a good fashion illustration, though? With help from content from Envato Market, let’s count down 10 top tips for creating great fashion illustrations to better your own sense of… Continue reading 10 Top Tips for Fashion Illustration

Illustrating the Web: deconstructing the trend

Illustrations are taking over the Web. Designers are creating websites with everything from full-screen illustrations to hand-drawn divots that are used throughout projects. It’s a trend that’s likely to keep growing because illustrations make a design feel custom (even if it’s not). Here’s how to make the most of them in your design. Website illustration… Continue reading Illustrating the Web: deconstructing the trend

Amazing Digital Art & Illustrations by Professional Artists

Created by professional graphic artists and illustrator from best design community that will surely mesmerize you and stir your imagination. Have a look, and feel the power of Illustrator! Digital art, digital photography and other realistic manipulation artwork it’s not too hard. just need a passion to learn these techniques. Digital illustrator tutorials, will teach your… Continue reading Amazing Digital Art & Illustrations by Professional Artists

25 Fun Web Designs Featuring Creative Illustrations

Photography is often used to set the mood in a website design, but illustrations are what really add character to a site. Today’s web design showcase features 25 fun websites that all boast colourful and bold illustration work in various styles, including flat landscapes, cute characters and detailed cartoons. IWillChangeIt Stuff & Nonsense Fixate Polecat… Continue reading 25 Fun Web Designs Featuring Creative Illustrations

How to Create Super-Detailed Wildlife Illustrations

Highly detailed and accurate illustrations of animals and plants have a long and distinguished history, extending back through the western era of exploration. While initially these artworks served mainly to record new species in the absence of portable and effective photography, they were also appreciated for their artistic merit and attracted interest from admirers outside… Continue reading How to Create Super-Detailed Wildlife Illustrations

30 Beautiful Hand Lettering Typography Illustrations

Typography is inspiring in form of complete illustrations. Here we will showcase 30 examples of typographic illustrations! Whisky Label by Adam Trageser King kroach by IZOXXX Superbowl XLVIII by Joshua Noom American Proud by Jeremy Teff Hermit Iceberg by Mary Kate McDevitt Cat Ads by Megan Strandell Work Really Hard by Zachary Smith TWTH Atelier… Continue reading 30 Beautiful Hand Lettering Typography Illustrations

Best Examples Websites Featuring Flat Illustrations

2013 is drawing to close here. But yes, some the trends this year introduces are still in. One of them is Flat designing style. It saw the peak of popularity in 2013. We don’t know if it will be same for 2014 but here we are showcasing Best Examples Websites Featuring Flat Illustrations. So, flat… Continue reading Best Examples Websites Featuring Flat Illustrations

20 Stylish Examples of Flat Illustrations in Web Design

The over-simplied style of illustration was around well before the flat trend in web design, but it has definitely increased in popularity as we’re seeing more flat designs make use of stylised drawings made from solid colours and basic shapes. This post rounds up 20 fantastic examples of websites that feature trendy flat illustrations are… Continue reading 20 Stylish Examples of Flat Illustrations in Web Design

40 Beautiful Flat Icon Sets For Web UI Design

This simple design school does not employ any three dimensional effects. This means no embossing, bevels, drop shadows, gradients or such tools that create a sense of depth. It is straight to the point and fresh. But flat design is not completely devoid of any effects. It adds some extras to create a sense of artificial… Continue reading 40 Beautiful Flat Icon Sets For Web UI Design

The Sci-Fi and Character Illustrations of Patrick Reilly

Patrick Reilly is a U.S. based illustrator who specializes in fantasy, sci-fi, character, and environmental art. In this article, we will take a look at some of our favorite works in his portfolio.   Tales From Another World Jack Houston – Junga Concept Art Aladdin 2 Chunk the Zombie Color Bug Frenzy War The Machine… Continue reading The Sci-Fi and Character Illustrations of Patrick Reilly

40 Cool Inspirational Digital Illustrations

It’s been a while since the last time we collected for you some really well done 3D character illustrations. Digital illustration has been one of the most rapidly evolving art forms of recent years, as technology and software improves, and as artists push boundaries and realize the capabilities of computer-based image creation. A good illustration… Continue reading 40 Cool Inspirational Digital Illustrations