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Cute Yellow – A Dissected Cartoon Character Illustration series

Have you ever imagined what your favourite cartoon characters would look like from the inside? I don’t suppose you have. There is one guy that has though. Graphic artist Mahmoud Reefat has dedicated an entire illustration series to discovering and showing what lies underneath the skin of some of your favorite cartoon characters. In this project, called ‘Cute Yellow‘, Reefat…

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WordPress Custom Fields – A Simple Use

Custom Fields are one of those features inside WordPress that not everyone is fully aware of. While they’ve been around for awhile, they aren’t really screaming "use me" out of a standard install of WordPress. That said, they can really help you achieve some powerful and unique features in your projects. Let’s explore one simple idea of how you can…

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Competition: 10 Readers Will Win all 26 of GavickPro’s Premium Themes

Over the last few months there have been many great changes to GavickPro’s WordPress service, and to celebrate they’ve teamed up with Speckyboy to offer an amazing opportunity: 10 lucky winners will walk away with all 26 of GavickPro’s premium themes, plus access to any new themes released by them in the next 9 months, including the upcoming release of…

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Visionaries That Shaped Modern Graphic Design: John Maeda

Part of my education as a graphic designer was learning about the field’s history. Before, I thought history classes were stuffy and dull. Not this class. I was floored by the bold approaches and radical experiments I saw in this “old” work. I wrote Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design to highlight the pioneers, like Wim Crouwel, Saul…

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How and When to Use Stock Photography

Some see it as a necessary evil, a few view it as an invaluable resources, others call it an annoyance, and still more see it as a slowly dieng trend. Whatever your feelings on stock photography, you’ve got to understand that you’ll end up using it at some point if you regularly create online content. If you’re going to use…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.248)

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 Tumblr-Style Loading Cogs animated with CSS and SVG icons. Responsive Transactional HTML Email Templates from MailGun. PowerToCSS…