Archive for the 'Design' Category

A look at

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

I have mentioned StockVault in an earlier post about sites that offer free stock photos. Now it’s time to take a closer look at this really useful site.
Let’s start with the site’s aesthetics, since my lost post StockVault has gone through a major redesign. The new look of StockVault is really fresh and pleasant in […]

Web Layout

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

With this tutorial I am going to show you how to design a simple web layout using Photoshop like the one bellow.

1. Let’s start by creating a new document. I created a document with a size of 1024*768.

2. Now fill the background with a dull color. I used #545964
3. The next step is to select […]

IstockPhoto joins Getty Images

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Istockphoto announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement with Getty Images and is now part of the Getty Images family. According to the reports Getty paid 50 Million $ to acquire IstockPhoto. I have mentioned IstockPhoto before in my Cheap Stock Photography post, but here is a small presentation. IstockPhoto was the pioneer […]

Adobe Proxy Volume 2

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

Adobe has released the first issue of the second Volume of Proxy, Adobe’s free quarterly interactive design publication. You can find it and download it at Adobe’s Proxy site. At Proxy’s site you can also find and download the four issues of Volume 1.
This latest issue includes a Photoshop Vanishing Point filter tutorial, an interview […]

Online Color tools

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Choosing matching colors for a design is one of the most important steps for every design. There are a lot of ways to choose your colors based on color theory, however there are a number of online color tools that can help you create color schemes for your graphic or web design and make your […]