What Is Shape Design? (And How You Can Use It)

Shape design is not really a new concept. It is a method which uses a shape (or shapes) as the most endearing element in the design, against all other elements which are present. To point it out, it is not just uses standard shapes against a basic background. It is using lines, curves, and symmetry… Continue reading What Is Shape Design? (And How You Can Use It)

10 Vital Elements of Art That Make a Good Design

24 Shares Creating a good print design can be quite a challenge. Even if you’re an experienced web designer who creates all kinds of responsive design and is familiar with all CSS tricks, working on a print project might be quite difficult because print production and web design require you to use different skills and… Continue reading 10 Vital Elements of Art That Make a Good Design

3 Essential Design Trends, February 2021

It’s hard to believe we are more than a month into 2021 already. But that means more trends to dive into this year, right? So far, the biggest trend of 2021 in website design is an overall lack of people in imagery. It’s not that surprising with a worldwide pandemic happening, but it can mean… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, February 2021

10 Stunning Trends for Website Designers to Follow in 2020

Like every field of design, the web design industry also continues to evolve with new and exciting trends and design practices each year. People and businesses who want to stay on top of their web design game keep up with the latest design trends to make their website look trendy and modern, because who likes… Continue reading 10 Stunning Trends for Website Designers to Follow in 2020

Render Text and Shapes on Images in PHP

In the previous, we focused on loaded and manipulating images with PHP. We learned how to rotate, resize, scale or flip an image. We also learned about different filters and the convolution matrix. Those tutorials also covered some practical uses of the GD library like resizing all images in a directory or adding watermarks on multiple… Continue reading Render Text and Shapes on Images in PHP

Freebies: 32 Fresh Photoshop PSD Files

Free Photoshop graphic freebies for designers. Fresh collection of useful Photoshop PSD Graphics for beginner and professional projects. These free PSD files are available for personal and commercial use. All Photoshop resources are fully layered. editable, customizable and easy to use with the Smart Object. Freebies included PSD logos, App UI, Flyers, Business Card Templates, Branding, Vector Icons, Web PSD Templates,… Continue reading Freebies: 32 Fresh Photoshop PSD Files

Essential design trends, November 2016

It’s time to break out of your (design) shell and try something bold. Larger-than-life bold techniques are the big theme this month as we look at three trends that incorporate items that make users look at the design. Here’s what’s trending in design this month: 1. The color purple Purple color palettes are traditionally somewhat… Continue reading Essential design trends, November 2016

Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes in Photoshop. This is a fun and simple tutorial, aim to get you familiar with the Shape Tool in Photoshop. Have an attempt! This is an intermediate degree difficulty guide plus some actions can be tricky. Note: The Photoshop guide is… Continue reading Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes in Photoshop

Make Shapes with CSS: How to Create Different Shapes in CSS

One of best cool features of CSS3 is that it reduces the use of images in web designs and allows you to create different shapes in CSS. Commonforms that you usually see in Photoshop or Illustrator can now be done using CSS3. New CSS properties like transform and border-radius add complexity with shapes instead of creating… Continue reading Make Shapes with CSS: How to Create Different Shapes in CSS

How to Draw Little Red Riding Hood with Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create an adorable cartoon Little Red Riding Hood with her basket and bunch of flowers. You will use the Pen Tool (P) and basic shapes such as the Rectangle Tool (M), the Ellipse Tool (L) and the Polygon Tool. This is a great tutorial for those who… Continue reading How to Draw Little Red Riding Hood with Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustrator

In this tutorial we are going to draw a cute corn illustration, with the use of Pathfinder panel, basic shape tools and some Blends for the color palette, so lets get started. Step 1 First we start with by creating a New document (Cmnd + N), the size of the artboard would be 600 x… Continue reading How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustrator

Loading Circle Animation Using Photoshop CS6

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to be creating a very simple ‘loading circle’ animation using Photoshop CS6, which you can use on your websites, or before your video projects. This effect is going to take advantage of some of Photoshop CS6′s improved animation capabilities, leaving you with a silky smooth result. Written In terms of… Continue reading Loading Circle Animation Using Photoshop CS6