Icons play such a key part of any contemporary website, application or user interface design. I find that strategically placed icons can do one of two things. The first is that it visually enhances your design. Secondly is the usability factor, by drawing more attention to the icons gives the end user a much easier time navigating your design and finding what their looking for with much greater ease. This article is a two part series on icon design tutorials. These tutorials will guide you in creating some amazing icons for your next project. Enjoy this post, and come back soon to check out the second installment of icon design tutorials.
Logos a very important part of building your brand’s identity. “Branding” yourself, is the best way to represent who you are and what you are all about. If designed properly, logos can have an enormous impact on your company’s success. In this post I have hand-picked a great collection of very useful logo tutorials for you to try out. I am confident that your next logo design will benefit from these tutorials. Enjoy!
Alberto Seveso is both an illustrator and graphic designer from Italy. His creations are simply mind blowing. To achieve his works of art he maximizes the use of Illustrator and Photoshop. His technique of combining “swirly” arrangements with photos of people and faces is a style of design which is all his own. His works are both captivating and stunning. In this designer showcase I have put together an amazing collection of his artwork for you to view, hope you enjoy!
For more on Alberto Seveso you can visit his website burdu976.com
One thing I love to see in web design is how artists and designers take a certain style of design and incorporate it into their websites. Last week I wrote an article titled: 30 Must See Character Illustration Tutorials. This article gave tips and tricks on how to create amazing character Illustrations. So today I find it only fitting that I write this post on website designs that are influenced by illustrations. In this collection of websites you will see some beautiful uses of illustration that will leave you speechless. Hope you enjoy!
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One of the things that always brings me back to my childhood memories is when I see character illustration in some of the websites and artwork that are being designed today. In this post I have come up with a great collection of mainly Illustrator and some Photoshop tutorials for character design. You will find that there is a wide array of tutorials ranging from beginners to advanced that suits all levels of designers. So if you are in search for Character Illustration Tutorials, this article is a must see. Enjoy!
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Alexandre Efimov is an amazingly talented graphic designer from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He is best known for his extremely colourful illustrations. When I came across his work on the Behance.net website I found myself instantly attracted to his work. With the use of an array of vibrant colors and a unique illustration style, his designs can be considered a work of art. One of my favorite pieces from Alexandre Efimov has to be the “Jungle Morning“ poster from Renova Green love & action Campaign. In this designer showcase you will see some of my favorite illustrations from Alexandre Efimov portfolio, I hope you enjoy his work as much as I do.