In the first of the CSS In depth series, we’ll be talking about margins, padding and the box model. Margins and padding are some of the most widely used styles in CSS, but are often the source of frustration in cross-browser compatibility. In this post, we’ll explain the difference between padding and margins, how the […]
This post is supported by Webdesigner Depot, a popular web design blog covering tutorials, design trends, blogging and inspirational posts. You can visit WDD at webdesignerdepot.com and follow WDD on Twitter @designerdepot. Designing a great logo is no easy task. It’s something people will remember, something that tells a story. In fact, your logo is […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! In celebration of the day of love (even corporate, over-sentimentalized love) here is an Adobe Illustrator tutorial in which we are going to look at how you can create your own Valentine’s Day heraldry Illustration. Of course, if you’re not interested in the whole Valentine’s Day thing, that’s okay too. The techniques […]
Combining Illustrator and Photoshop can produce some dramatic and intense effects. Illustrator has the powers (and tools) to easily create abstract shapes, whereas in Photoshop, although possible, this can take up a lot more of your time. In this tutorial we will be creating abstract shapes using the Pen Tool and Shape Tools in Illustrator […]
Have you ever wished that you were some kind of a superhero, with the ability to bend the element of fire to your very will? I bet you’re thinking about it now! Well, in this article I’m going to show you how to use Photoshop to transform yourself into a digital superhero! We’re going to […]
I don’t know about you, but in my part of the world (Canada), it’s really cold right now. As a result, we also have quite a bit of snow to inspire my creativity. So, in this tutorial, we will look at a super easy technique for creating a vector snowflake design in Illustrator. Here’s a […]
I’m sure the first thing that comes to mind when you hear ‘coming soon page’ is something people used to put together back in 1999 on Geocities that had a big ‘under construction’ sign. Well these days, a coming soon page is much more than that. It actually serves a purpose and is completely different than those under construction pages.
A coming soon page serves one very important purpose: to let people know you’re working on something, but it’s not quite ready yet.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year or so, I am sure everyone is aware of the Bokeh effect. This article will showcase the Bokeh effect in web design from bright and bold backgrounds to the subtle black and white. Some even go as far as to make the Bokeh effect […]
Well, it’s that time of the year again. The holiday season is nearly upon us, and for many of us, this means that the annual ritual of gift giving is also coming quickly! I hope that doesn’t make me sound like a Scrooge – I actually love Christmas and giving gifts to my friends and […]