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Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

London-based still life advertising photographer Andy Rudak has recently embarked on a more personal project, creating a series of cityscapes made entirely from cardboard. With the help of set-builder Luke Aan de Wiel, Andy recreated surreal views of cities like London, New York, Mumbai, Paris and Tokyo in the studio. His “Cardboard Cities” took nearly [...]

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The Creative Office of Inventionland

The Creative Office of Inventionland

Inventionland is the creative work environment of Davison, a new product development firm located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Inventionland, turns out 2,000-2,400 new inventions each year with a license being secured with a corporation every three business days. In order to inspire creativity, Inventionland provides one of the most intuitive work environment ever. It’s 75,000-square-foot design [...]

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Hi! I’m Michelle. I’m a makeup teacher and also a spokesperson for Lancome

Hi! I’m Michelle. I’m a makeup teacher and also a spokesperson for Lancome

I love to eat rice with spam and ramen is my favorite snack. Dave Chappelle is my favorite comedian and I quote him daily. I was born an artist, a self taught painter for 10 years and went through an additional 3 years at Ringling College of Art and Design. Makeup is another medium to [...]

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25 Excellent Photoshop User Interface Design Tutorials

25 Excellent Photoshop User Interface Design Tutorials

User interface design is the design of computers, software applications, appliances and websites with the focus on the user’s experience and interaction. User interface should be simple, efficient and creative. Photoshop UI design tutorials makes us easy to understand various tips and tricks associated with the tutorial. There are various tutorials available over the web and not [...]

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10 Design Features Webmasters Should (Probably) Avoid

10 Design Features Webmasters Should (Probably) Avoid

There are many questions and decisions made during web development, answering those questions of what to include and what to leave out is perhaps one of the hardest task to deal with. Hardest in a sense that until now,many webmasters still did not realize what netizens dislike in a website. What will it be? Ask [...]

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Crazy Celebrity Shoes Style: Fun Unlimited

Crazy Celebrity Shoes Style: Fun Unlimited

We take our fashion cues from hip-hop impresarios, Oscar winners and superstar athletes. But some celebrities’ looks will never make it to our hoods. Guess which style icons are putting their craziest foot forward.

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Design Beautiful “Coming Soon” Page: 37 Templates & Tutorials

Design Beautiful “Coming Soon” Page: 37 Templates & Tutorials

It’s a known fact that “coming soon” page is not any more about men-at-work icon or under-construction sign. It acts as the first and the most important impression to your site visitor and if it’s done well. It can attract your site visitor to bookmark you page, subscribe your newsletter, or even join in your social network [...]

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Perfection In Design: Why It’s A Bad Idea

Perfection In Design: Why It’s A Bad Idea

If you are a designer or a web-developer then you probably should know that trying to make your project perfect can extend the time needed to complete the project-even several times. There’s always that one last element you want to quickly improve because there’s something annoying about it. But unfortunately the truth is that – Perfection [...]

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5 Tips To Simplify Your Web Design

5 Tips To Simplify Your Web Design

Simplicity rules! It makes a websites look sleek, reduce nagivation confusion and it helps achieving desired goals and results (I.e., more signups, subscribers and sales). But too often it seems elusive to simplify your website design. No matter how hard you try, you can’t make your work look like Apple’s. So what does a website designer [...]

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Eco-Friendly Design Tutorials And Resources Round-Up

Eco-Friendly Design Tutorials And Resources Round-Up

Eco-friendly is in! With all the global warming issues threatening the world today, ‘going green‘ becomes the keyword as everyone around us scurry to do their part to save our planet. It shouldn’t be surprising to us to see that the world is moving towards the direction of environmental friendliness as we see more and [...]

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Handling The Business Side Of Design

Handling The Business Side Of Design

One aspect of The American Dream is owning one’s own business. People fantasize about becoming their own boss rather than working for The Man while making their own hours and doing something they love. But just because you love design doesn’t mean you’d be a good business owner. On the flip side, just because you have [...]

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7 Types Of “Coming Soon” Page Design (With Examples)

7 Types Of “Coming Soon” Page Design (With Examples)

As the web design and technology continues to improve, the “Coming Soon” page is really more than just an ordinary white page with men-at-work icon or under-construction sign.   Not only it’s a landing page that hints visitors about the up-coming website or web services, it is also used by designers and web masters to increase the [...]

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E-Commerce Design Resources: The Ultimate Round-Up

E-Commerce Design Resources: The Ultimate Round-Up

E-commerce design requires much of the same design knowledge and skill as any other type of web design. The pages are built from many of the same elements – headers, footers, columns, graphics, and text, among other things. But there are additional elements that need to be considered, from both a design and usability standpoint. [...]

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11 Most Popular Blog Design Styles (With Examples)

11 Most Popular Blog Design Styles (With Examples)

Even the most unique blog designs usually follow, at least in part, some sort of predefined or established style. And there are plenty of design styles to choose from if you’re looking for inspiration. Whatever your personal style, there are design patterns out there that can be adapted to suit your own aesthetic ideal and [...]

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Awesome and Quite Different WordPress Themes

Awesome and Quite Different WordPress Themes

OK I have to admit that I started HIE on the Joomla CMS platform. I did so because I had experience with Joomla and really found it to be an excellent and very flexible free tool for publishing content online. I did realize though at that time that WordPress simply had better themes for starting [...]

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HD wallpapers, Themes and Icons Best Christmas Resources

HD wallpapers, Themes and Icons Best Christmas Resources

Christmas is getting close. Whether you are still in the midst of the last minute Christmas newsletter design, or just want to spice up the desktop a little bit, chances are there’s always something for everyone. We are talking about the free Christmas related icons, vectors, fonts, wallpapers, tutorials, themes, etc created designers and shared all over the net. They are [...]

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Quommunication Released Design Starter Kit

Quommunication Released Design Starter Kit

Quommunication, the folks behind the 2 cool WordPress theme ‘News‘ and ‘Video‘ has been really generous. On Quomminication main page, these guys are giving out their design starter kit in Photoshop .PSD format. If you have no idea what a starter kit is, this is mainly a set of elements that comes in handy whenever you [...]