Solo Competition Winners Announcement

On the 23rd of Spetember we published the giveaway of three yearly licenses to Solo (worth $120 each), a project management tool for the modern freelancer. The competition has now ended and it is now time to announce the winners. Thanks to everybody for all the comments. We could only pick three random winners, so, if you are not a…

30 Useful Infographics for Web Designers

Typically when it comes to learning something new within web design you have to refer to either the accompanied detailed documentation, the read-me or, if you are lucky, to a quick reference cheatsheet. Each of these options are really useful, but none have the ability to give you a super-easy method to quickly understand what is going on like a…

30 Minimal WordPress Themes from 2011

Minimal is the timeless web design trend of basic styling a web page and stripping out all non-essential elements allowing the reader to focus solely on the content with absolutely no distractions. Achieving the balance between content and minimal design is not easy, but in the hands of a skilled designer or a competent writer, the minimal style can truly…

Amazing Showcase of Funny Celebrity Caricatures

In this post, we are going to have some fun showcasing some funny celebrity caricatures from sports, film, television and the music industry. A caricature is the art of producing an embroidered or indistinct portrayal of a person to generate an identifiable visual image. In general, we see lots of caricatures of political personalities and movie stars in entertainment magazines…

30 Awesome Workstation Setups

Your home work-station has to be perfect. It has to be tailored to both your professional and personal needs. It has to have limited distractions. You have to have speedy access to all of the tools of your trade. And finally, it has to be a place that allows your creative juices to flow. How you achieve this is completely…

10 CMSes for Easier Image Management

While WordPress (using the numerous portfolio themes and plugins) has become a very popular choice for creating photo blogs or online portfolios, sometimes you may just need a dedicated CMS in order to create a web gallery. In this article, we shall take a look at some photo gallery CMSes. While this list clearly is not exhaustive, and there are…

Guidelines to Writing a Web Design Proposal

Writing website proposals is boring. There are no two ways about it, but they’re a necessary evil. The proposal is the final push before our client signs on the dotted line. We need to make sure we have all our bases covered and that we project, as always, an image of professionalism. Photo Credit: Stacey Shintani Whether you intend to…

20 More Creative Print Ads from Lego

As regular visitors to this site will know, we love Lego. We really, really do. We love its creativity, its originality, its endless possibilities and most of all, we love it because it is darn good fun. As we mention with our with our previous Lego ads article (39 Creative Lego Advertisements), its creativity is not only limited to plastic…