21 Reimagined Cult Movie Posters

There’s something about cult films that begs for interpretation. Whether it’s their odd themes or quirky actors, cult movies are great fodder for artists’ imaginations. I think it’s because B movies, horror slapsticks and fantastical tales just get better over time – as we watch these films over and over, we pick up more imagery as we memorize the dialogue….

Repeat Work and the Search For The Holy Grail

I’ve mentioned elsewhere that I’m starting up a new studio called Dos Entre Dos. Last week was business card time, and to honest, almost my favourite part! We got our design together and planned out the specifics of the printing. We were going with a matt black finish, spot UV for the logo, and rounded corners. We decided to use…

[EXPIRED] Aha-Soft Reader Giveaway – We have 15 icon sets up for grabs

Aha-Soft, focused on creating quality icons, is giving away 15 icon sets (5 sets for 3 lucky readers) to SpeckyBoy readers. Taking part in this giveaway is very easy and details can be found below. Before that: About Aha-Soft Founded in 2000, Aha-Soft develops icon editing software, and provides numerous collections of ready-made, royalty-free icons to designers and software developers….

Fantastic Freebie: 3D Web UI Kit

We have partnered with MediaLoot to offer you a fantastic free resource today: A Glossy 3D Web UI Kit. The kit is available in both .psd and .png versions and is choc-full of beautifully designed modern web elements covering almost all aspects of web design. Glossy 3D Web UI Kit Individual Elements The glossy 3d web UI kit download package…

40 Dribbble Shots for Mobile and UI App Design Inspiration

Mobile designers have become more prominent in today’s extensible web. iOS and Android apps have flooded the markets and earned a lot of money for some small development studios. The smartphone era has taken off with a huge buzz, and now app designers and developers are in high demand. The local design community Dribbble often features shots from mobile designers….

30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers

Photoshop is near-ubiquitous with graphics-based web design. Even if you don’t consider yourself a graphic designer, having some Photoshop skills can really come in handy with your web design work. And tutorials take a lot out of the learning curve, so you can just follow the steps and get up to speed fairly quickly. This article shares with you the…

8 Things Newbie Web Designers Should Know About SEO

Even the most SEO obsessed web site owners still want a site that looks good. Design aesthetics play a huge role in the success or failure of any site. Elements of design can impact conversions, credibility, and engagement. But some designs can also limit a web site’s search engine accessibility. Great designers don’t necessarily need to be experts on SEO,…

Managing Your Time with Freelance and Personal Design Projects

Providing your services as a freelancer is hard work. It will require a lot of your time, patience, and gratitude towards your customers. Set aside the fact you’ll be slaving away on many projects just to pay bills, all the while often ignoring your own creative project ideas. The most important skill any freelance web designer can master is time…