How to Create an 80s Punk Flyer

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an authentic 80s punk flyer with a ragged, rough, and messy look. If you’ve been wondering how punk influenced graphic design, the answer is that it broke many rules that came from classic and minimalist styles, and punk culture has had a big impact in other areas… Continue reading How to Create an 80s Punk Flyer

How to Make a Risograph Texture Effect

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Today we will be learning how to make risograph effects in Photoshop using just two gradient maps and one layer mode, along with a couple of layer styles. Add a riso print texture to finish everything off, and you have the perfect 90s… Continue reading How to Make a Risograph Texture Effect

5 Tips for Designing Great Website Navigation 

Navigation is one of the most essential elements of a website.  It provides a high-level overview of what visitors will find there (which also happens to be good for SEO). It helps visitors orient themselves so they can get around the site quickly. Plus, it enables them to take quick action like visiting their cart… Continue reading 5 Tips for Designing Great Website Navigation 

2500+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android UI Design

61 Shares Beautiful vector illustrated icons collection. 2500+ free vector icons in eighteen vector icons pack perfect for every area of design: apps, web interfaces, illustrations and animation. All icons are ready-to-use and perfect for WEB UI, iOS UI Design and Android UI projects. High quality icon sets can make your UI/UX design more attractive.… Continue reading 2500+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android UI Design

When to Use Them and Tips for Good UX

Sliders, slideshows, carousels: call them what you will, they’re an incredibly popular way to enhance a WordPress site. When I create a site for a client, they almost always ask me to add one to their home page, if not to every page in the site. But although undeniably attractive, sliders aren’t always needed in… Continue reading When to Use Them and Tips for Good UX

How to Make a Digital Scrapbook Template

What You’ll Be Creating Want to know how to become a digital scrapbook designer? In this tutorial, we’ll walk through creating a digital scrapbook template, perfect for adapting into your own layouts and designs! Add your own photos, or mix it up and do something completely different! The only limit is your imagination. What You’ll… Continue reading How to Make a Digital Scrapbook Template

Use a Tattoo Font to Add a Realistic Tattoo to a Photo in Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating A tattoo font is the easiest way to create a stylish tattoo in no time. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to add a realistic tattoo in Photoshop using a tattoo font. We’re going to add some text effects to the font, warp it, and apply photo effects of texture… Continue reading Use a Tattoo Font to Add a Realistic Tattoo to a Photo in Photoshop

How to Embed PDF Files on Your WordPress Site With a Free Plugin

Today, we’ll explore the PDF Poster plugin for WordPress which allows you to embed PDF files on your WordPress site. I’ll demonstrate how you can use this plugin on your own site to embed PDF files. As a site owner, sometimes you’ll need to embed and display PDF documents on your website. It could be… Continue reading How to Embed PDF Files on Your WordPress Site With a Free Plugin

5 Tips for Controlling Focus

You’re going to have build your site in such a way that the eye is naturally drawn from one step to the next. My sister used to accomplish controlling my focus by sternly, but calmly, telling me to “Get back to your schoolwork” anywhere from fifteen to forty times in a single day. But your… Continue reading 5 Tips for Controlling Focus

Adding Customization Options to Your User Interface

There’s a careful balance to be struck when adding customization options to your user interface. You need to provide a real degree of control, or dictate your design completely. Here are some things to consider when applying customization options to your user interface. Theme Options If you’re providing the option for your user interface to… Continue reading Adding Customization Options to Your User Interface

How to Create a 3D Gold Text Effect With Photoshop Layer Styles

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to create a realistic 3D gold text effect using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Download the file Gold_Text_Effect-Assets.zip and extract both files inside. Install the Pattern file “Patterns.pat“. Install the Contour file “CustomContours.shc”.… Continue reading How to Create a 3D Gold Text Effect With Photoshop Layer Styles

Soft Skills Needed to Be a Children’s Book Illustrator: A Practical Guide

What You’ll Be Creating Looking on the internet, it’s fairly simple to find articles and information on creating a book—from how to do layout to character design, writing your own story, and so on. In my travels I found that unless you sat down with an experienced illustrator over a cup of coffee, you would… Continue reading Soft Skills Needed to Be a Children’s Book Illustrator: A Practical Guide

Modern Dining Table Set at Urban Ladder

Home planning and designing is the important part of our life. If you cannot design your home then you will not feel complete and if you are planning about only living room or drawing room then you are missing a very important place of your home is dining area. For that area you will need… Continue reading Modern Dining Table Set at Urban Ladder

Blender – A Blend tool for Sketch App

Blender is a tool to blend objects. Through this Plugin, you can blend objects to create and distribute shapes evenly between multiple objects in Sketch. You can try to blend their Radius, Fill, Border, Opacity, Rotate, Size, Position. Same as Rectangles, but can not blend their Radius. You should copy the original shape. Change the… Continue reading Blender – A Blend tool for Sketch App

Build Better Contact Forms with These Guidelines

Look around the web, and you’ll see that web developers (and their clients) love contact forms. And for good reason: they collect important information about customers cheaply and effectively. But so many of these forms are clumsily designed or poorly implemented, cutting companies off from their customer. Avoid these problems and learn to build better… Continue reading Build Better Contact Forms with These Guidelines

How to Create a Realistic Creased Text Effect Using the Displace Filter

What You’ll Be Creating Adding text to a dynamic background can be a bit tricky, as it usually ends up looking flat and fake. This tutorial will show you how to use the Displace filter to apply the text to a dynamic surface correctly, and make it conform to that surface to get a more… Continue reading How to Create a Realistic Creased Text Effect Using the Displace Filter

How to Create a Watercolor Wedding Invitation in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be Creating Painterly designs are a big trend for wedding invitations right now. Romantic without being overly feminine or floral, they have an effortlessly cool, beachy style which is perfect for outdoor or more laid-back ceremonies. In this tutorial that’s suitable for beginners to the software, we’ll walk through the steps of creating an… Continue reading How to Create a Watercolor Wedding Invitation in Adobe InDesign

Creating Multiple Banner Ads Layout Using Artboard in Photoshop CC 2015

One of Photoshop CC 2015 new feature is more or less the same with Illustrator artboard, allowing us to create multiple pages within one document. But Photoshop’s artboard is more flexible because we can freely change the arboard size and position. Now we can be more productive, because we are able to create multiple design… Continue reading Creating Multiple Banner Ads Layout Using Artboard in Photoshop CC 2015

A Closer Look at the Best UX and UI Tools and Apps

There are various ways to build a prototype, and a prototype can be used as a measure of design progress or to test final result. In most instances, a web designer goal is to create a high-fidelity prototype has the look and feel of the end product, and is also capable of supporting team collaboration… Continue reading A Closer Look at the Best UX and UI Tools and Apps

Create a 3D Abstract Photo Manipulation Style in Photoshop

Create a beautiful and stylish photo manipulation in abstract style. This picture is a poster with a large number of interesting effects and creative solutions. In this tutorial I’ll show you a new and interesting effects, talk about alternative ways of selection, retouching, working with a variety of filters, tools and much more. We all… Continue reading Create a 3D Abstract Photo Manipulation Style in Photoshop