These are probably the blog design benckmarks for 2009, they all have there own individual characteristic that defines them as inspiring. They also have one thing in common: They are Amazing.
Great designers know that designing is less thinking and more seeing. Because of this, they have a tendency to find areas other than design showcases or tutorials for new inspiration.
Here are some alternative or different places to find inspiration; inspiration that should help your designs stick out from the crowd.
All of these images appear to be shot using the HDR tecnique, but aren’t. I promise. In most cases they have been taken with a single shot and relyied upon the elements to give the amazing effects you will see on each.
Amazing art work, even though I think everyone must have created these on a Monday morning!!!
20 Amazing Examples of Conformal Photography. How do they do this?
I have read in various places that the images are manipulated with Photoshop, I am not sure. Either way it is in an amazing technique.
If anyone knows post it in the comments.
The Top 30 Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials of 2008 – Which is the Best?
You choose (vote at the bottom of the post).
8 Amazing Free Online Creative Portfolio Community Sites – Share and Inspire
I think this is the best place I have ever seen Wordpress in use…
If, like me, you sometimes feel like the worst logo designer in the world, and your lacking the creative flair that is blessed to the few, then this is the post for you. A little sprinkle of inspiration may help.