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.
Guinness, the world famous dry Irish stout, owes its fame not only to its distinctive taste, nor to its simple, old fashioned black-and-white logo, but to its modern, creative, humorous and almost always surreal advertising. Everyone has seen the amazing TV ads, as for the print ads… judge for yourself.
There are many theories to what constitutes good typography, its not as simple as choosing an appropriate font and setting it in the style of a particular project, that would be too easy. Theories and tutorials are one thing, putting typography into perfect practice is another, and is perhaps the hardest part of any design. Every designer you ask will give you a different answer to what constitutes good type, where is the benchmark?
Wee Planets, Tiny Planets or the Polar Panorama effect, whatever name you prefer, is the technique of taking a 360° panorama image and using Photoshop (or any other decent image editor) and creating a circular or round image that wrap the panorama around to make it appear like a tiny/wee planet.
The World Wide Fund for Nature, or the WWF, is best known for tackling issues such as conservation, restoration of the environment and research, and what a great job it does. It is not, however, as well known for its creative advertising.
Twitter is the number 1 in the war of the microblogging apps, does it deserve its place there? Maybe. What about the others? Do you remember Tumblr?
These Lego designs are not all the biggest, not all the most intricate and not all the famous…but they are really, really cool. You could almost call these designs art, they carry the style and character of each talented and creative designer.
Stepping away from the relative safety of white/light background in web design can sometimes be quite challenging, even daunting. If it is designed properly, using a dark background, the effect can be very impressive. Here are 25 superb dark designs that prove web design can be beautiful in dark.