30 creative (and rather cool) animated GIFs

26.02.2014, 10:06

Awesome GIFs in all colours and styles

Animate your day! We have collected 30 very dynamic works of art for you. We are all familiar with GIF animations, but we normally only get to see the standard ones. You know, the little dog that runs to the right and left or a rotating E-mail icon. These ones here have nothing to do with standard, these ones are special, these ones are amazing!

Altogether we bring you 15 different artists with 30 very different GIF animations that prove there is power of expression in this format. Whether you want to be discreet or throw in a wild flicker, the spectrum of possibilities with GIFs is large.

Let yourself be inspired!

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Three – #SingItKitty | Video of the Week

24.02.2014, 9:39

"Because we all need silly things"!

We will be surprised if you are not singing by the 10th second with this awesome commercial from Three. Now, say you actually haven’t started singing already, just wait until the cat joins in! An amazingly funny video that will definitely bring your mood up this Monday.

And remember… „We built this city, we built this city on Rooooock and Rooooooll!!!

Enjoy!

40 outstanding text effects to tune your Photoshop skills

19.02.2014, 9:47

Deliver messages in style

Text effects are always handy when you want to do efficient marketing! Just spread them out correctly on a flyer or a poster and they will get the job done. As you will see in this post, when it comes to making your text stand out there is room to be very creative.

We have researched for you 40 outstanding text effects. Let yourself be inspired to design a very own type of writing – one that will make an impact in your audience!

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40 outstandingly creative posters

12.02.2014, 9:34

Fresh and stylish examples of marketing art!

Traditionally, posters are intended for advertising, text and images printed on a large sheet of paper to hang on a billboard. There are few more effective ways to deliver a message to the world than a poster.

Today, that is still the case, yet, the poster has become a lot more. Nowadays, posters are an art form that is even often framed and used as a decorative element in homes and shops. A true sign of stylish differentiation!

For your inspiration, we have compiled 40 of the most amazing examples of these works of art. In addition, as is common in our articles we also present to you some tips and tricks on the subject.

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30 incredible portfolios to become a better designer

05.02.2014, 9:41

Outstanding content, amazing presentation!

Portfolios are an incredible source of inspiration! They helpful in three different ways. Firstly, just for the pure enjoyment of looking at amazing works of art. Secondly, they give us amazing ideas with regard to how to present our work, something that is not less important. Finally, looking through the variety of styles, techniques and topics is an amazing way to open our own mind and let creativity flow.

Take a look at these 30 portfolios. They are amongst the most amazing portfolios on the Internet! Take inspiration from them and take their inspiration to get your own fantastic portfolio!

Enjoy and let us know which one is your favourite!

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Truly Amazing Steampunk Tutorials and Examples

29.01.2014, 10:39

The world of the future, the look of the past

The goal of the art genre denominated „Steampunk“ is to merge the functionality of futuristic concept machines with the look and feel of the Victorian era, creating a charming retro look that is mesmerizing for many.

We have selected for you eleven of the best Photoshop tutorials on the subject of Steampunk and also numerous and incredible examples for your inspiration. Like with any art movement, some think it is amazing and others do not like it. Tell us where you stand!

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Editorial Design – 40 beautiful examples and 10 tutorials

22.01.2014, 10:21

Take your corporate identity to a whole new level

Editorial design refers to design for magazines, brochures, newspapers, and books. It relies on the creativity of editors and what they want for the cover and the interaction between sections, but a well achieved editorial design makes an astounding difference to your marketing – a positive one. It can in fact be the key to having readers or not.

We have investigated 40 high-quality examples for you, followed by 10 tutorials that will help you doing it yourself.

Be inspired! A good editorial design will certainly benefit your projects!

Überzeitung – Eine Liebeserklärung

Designer: Wolfgang Landauer
Type of Print: Brochure

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© Wolfgang Landauer

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AXE PEACE | Video of the week

20.01.2014, 10:19

Make love, not war

Start the week with a „Zen-like“ kind of feeling with Axe’s latest superbowl commercial. The message: make love, not war! Who could disagree? In addition, the execution is flawless, going directly into topics that we usually try to avoid but reminding us that love can really conquer it all.

Now, since we are on the topic, interesting marketing twist Axe took with this commercial being very different to their usual ones. Take a leap and give us your thoughts!

Enjoy watching!

The best 75 Photoshop tutorials of 2013

15.01.2014, 9:42

A truly outstanding collection of design knowledge

There is a lot that we can learn from the Internet, including how to achieve fantastic visual effects! Since we are on that topic, 2013 was particularly full of rather impressive Photoshop tutorials. See it by yourself, just pick a couple and you will see you will not be able to keep yourself from coming back for more.

Do let us know which one is your favourite!

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20 creative wallpapers for mobiles and desktops (& 10 tutorials to design your own)

08.01.2014, 10:47

Unique and fresh for your inspiration

Whether it is for your smartphone, the desktop at home, a laptop or tablet, we are always in the search of cool backgrounds. A nicely done background has the capacity to embellish your screen, to make you feel at ease with your most important workspace. We offer in this post examples of some of the most beautiful wallpapers – at least for our taste – for the creative user who enjoys only the best compositions.

Have you got more examples? Please let us know about them in the comments section, we really love amazing backgrounds.

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