November 2010

15 Custom Event Tickets to feast your eyes on.

As a designer, the challenge is for you to design creative and appealing tickets that will lure people to hold on to them. Take a look at these custom event tickets at Uprinting and learn how you can make your designs so awesome people won’t think of throwing them in the trash!

October 2010

Colorful Brochure Designs that delight the eyes.

Sometimes, colors help make your point, thus helping you to communicate with the reader better. However, wrong color use can affect your brochure design, so it’s best for you to know what colors work harmoniously together. Check out the brochure design examples BPO has collected and learn how to apply colors to your marketing brochures.

Propaganda Design: Inspiration, Tools, Resources, and Techniques.

Propaganda is often thought of in negative terms. It evokes thoughts of wartime and misinformation campaigns by governments trying to deceive people or bolster support for what might otherwise be unpopular policies. But propaganda and the techniques it uses are prominent throughout our modern lives. The resources featured at Noupe have some excellent background information.

Seven great examples of Corporate Identity design.

A corporate identity is more than just a logo applied to promotional material. In these awesome examples, Djavupixel will focus on the logos, packagings and guidelines. Discover how they use colors, shapes and the material to make their company recognizable right away.

40 beautifully designed Restaurant Menus.

Forget waiters, the Restaurant Menu is the main interface between diners and the kitchen. Their design should not only be clear and informative, but also impart an impression of the Restaurant’s values and positioning. Feast your eyes on these designs at Bloggs74 and enjoy.

Scanning every vinyl seven inch single (UK).

Singles were the driving force of the record industry for over 40 years, and there’s a horde of afficianados nostalgic for not just the music but also the covers. Welcome to 45cat, an online archive dedicated to the magic of the vinyl seven inch single. Discuss, rate, research or simply admire some of the 73,805 UK released records they have on their database so far, or help add some more.

106 awesome Banksy Graffiti Drawings.

I’m a huge fan of quality street art and Banksy is one of the greatest exponents of all time. BuzzFeed has collected one of the best showcases of his work that I’ve seen. Whether you’re new to Banksy, or a die-hard fan, you’ll be delighted by this presentation.

35 Beautiful Letterhead Designs.

Using a professional letterhead sends an important message–that your business is a professional organization and is an established one. To inspire you in designing your corporate stationery or letterhead, BestDesignOptions have gathered 35 beautiful letterhead designs.

40 wonderful Mascot designs.

Mascot design is a huge key to your brand, and is thought to bring luck. Since human picture memory is better that text, a mascot easily helps people remember who you are. To get you inspired, InspirationFeed have found some wonderful examples.

Experiment with Illustrator and Photoshop CS5.

Many people use the term “happy accident” to describe an unexpected result they come across while working towards an unrelated end goal. They’re anticipating a certain reliable outcome but end up with something cooler than the original plan. LayersMagazine shows an idea on how to use Adobe Illustrator CS5 and Adobe Photoshop CS5 to experiment with the goal of getting your own happy accident, although not quite so accidentally.