If you are not already aware of illustrator and graphic designer Frank Chimero, he was born in Long Island, New York and raised in Sprinfield, Missouri, currently teaches design and typography at Missouri State University. Chimero’s fascination with the creative process, curiosity, and visual experience informs all of his work.
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In need of some design inspiration? In this category you will find many galleries that aim to offer ideas and inspiration. Topics covered include web design and graphic inspiration.
Its the turn of musical album covers to get a Lego make-over, you will find album covers from Nirvana, Oasis, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Iron Maiden… and many more. Yep, its official, there really is nothing that can not be created with Lego.
The urban environments, from photographers Alex & Cocco are about far more than bricks and concrete. Architecture comes alive when used as an urban playground, offering a never-ending set of challenging surfaces and spaces to those willing to explore them.
HDR can make the ugliest, run down, industrialized cities seem appealing, and if you take quality HDR photographs of the most beautiful cities in the world thay seem to be captured from a different perspective, you seem to be able to view different elements of a familiar scene that you had never noticed before. Below, you will find 50 Beautiful HDR Images from 50 World Cities. Are any of these your city?
Creating your own personal portfolio website will probably be the most difficult design project you will do. We are our own worst critics, and no matter what, we could have always done something better or changed something. Have a look at these portfolio designs for some inspiration, they range from web design and developers (these, as expected, are pixel perfect), graphic designers (always colorful and bright) and photographers (great use of space).
The Vespa, with its typically Italian elegant design, is a timeless design icon. For over sixty years now, Vespa has been building many models of its low running cost scooter using the same design basis as its original. They know it, we know it, Vespas look cool and are cool.
Maybe its just me, when you add type to wallpapers it seems to bring a certain level of sophistication and elegance to your desktop.
These beautifully designed wallpapers are not solely about typography, they cover a wide array of styles with elements of typography mixed in, the effect is impressive.
Creator and inventor Paul Loughridge (pronounced ‘Lok-rij’) from Lockwasher Design, describes his robots as being created from everyday trash, but they are so, so much more. Built from raw materials, his creations are amazingly choc-full of character, and when brought to life have a retro feel that will have fans of B-Movies from yesteryear and of pulp science-fiction TV shows…
All your favorite and classic movies recreated by a bunch of creative stop-motion movie directors, and in some cases improving the original. And to make things even better, all the characters and most set designs have been made with Lego. Some of the movie scenes are completely original, others recreate perfectly famous scenes and others are recreations of the original trailer. Hope you enjoy them.
Flash design is being used less and less within web design nowadays, ads and games aside. We all know how about its down sides, and everyone certainly hates the “Click here to open in Full Screen” links that are, fortunately, not being used as much as in years gone by. There is no denying it though, visually Flash is beautiful. Is it time for a revival?
In this article we are showcasing beautiful examples of smoke art, the very difficult technique of photographing smoke and with Photoshop creating the amazing shapes and coloring which you can see.
As well as showing you the beautiful example, we have also collected a lot of useful tutorials to help you get started.