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Memorable World Cup Moments Illustration Series

And so the world cup comes to an end… Overall it has been a fantastic tournament, with some truly great goals and plenty of memorable moments. Some of those goals and moments have been immortalized by Dipanjan Biswas, an Indian based digital illustrator, who has created a series of illustrations depicting all of those golden moments from the world cup,…

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Intriguing Levitation Photography by Bairon Rivera

Photography is not about the pictures you take with your camera, it’s about the concept that you have in your mind which you give physical form to. Maryland-based photographer Bairon Rivera has defied gravity by creating a series of conceptual, bizarre yet intriguing ‘levitation‘ photographs that recently caught our attention. Bairon has beautifully manipulated his art by blending a surreal…

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30 Free Responsive Email Templates

With almost 50% of all emails being opened on a mobile device, and with that percentage expected to rise rapidly over the next couple of years, the importance of using a responsive template for your email marketing campaigns has never been higher. As you will probably already know, designing basic cross-client HTML emails is difficult (looking at you Outlook!) in…

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Freebie: OS X Yosemite Inspired Replacement Dock Icons

Last month Apple unveiled their new Mac OS, entitled Yosemite, at it’s worldwide developers conference. And as universally expected they have replaced many of the skeuomorphic elements that made OS X so unique, with an iOS7 inspired minimal and flat design style. Yosemite will be available in the Autumn. Can’t wait that long to get your hands on the new…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.242)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. New Resources & Tools Google’s 200 Ranking Factors: The Complete List by Brian Dean. Visual Designers Checklist for the Web by…

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Free Ebook: Mobile UI Design Patterns 2014

Mobile applications today attempt to utilize a greater range of functionalities to incorporate an increasingly greater amount of information. With such a relatively small user interface screen to work with (as compared to a laptop or other computer screen), mobile app designers must decide which design patterns they will use to create the most intuitive UI without sacrificing major app…

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50 Flat Web Designs from 2014

Last month Usabilia asked 100 web professionals for their opinion on the future of flat web design, and a huge 68% said that it is here to stay and not just another passing design trend. So despite our discussion in 2012 about the then new flat design aesthetic, it appears that the future of web design is more than certainly…

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The History and Design Evolution of Official Wimbledon Programmes

The All England Lawn Tennis Championships started at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet (AELTC) Club in Wimbledon, London. Out of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the world, it is considered the oldest tennis tournament in the world, starting in 1877. Other Grand Slam tournaments started later, with the US Open starting in 1881, the French Open…

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Skymetrics – Contrasting Minimal Urban Photography with a Beautiful Blue Sky

Neapolitan designer Lino Russo has recently published a photography series entitled Skymetrics. The project contrasts modern geometric, colorful architecture with a beautiful clear blue sky. The results are simply breathtaking. Describing his project, Lino said that what these shots have in common are a “completely square, regular and schematic, so achieving geometric shots in a minimalist context, where the simplicity…