55 of the most beautiful and remarkable Social Media icons

13.12.2011, 9:02

Social Media as Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn are more and more integrated into daily routine and are as natural as watching news on TV.

It’s no surprise that account information are spread by businesscards, flyers or website. New fans and followers are always welcome. This collection of 55 remarkable Social media icons contains various styles and should serve as an inspiration for everyone. Which ones do you like most?

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45 high-quality icon sets for free

01.12.2011, 10:45

The icon is one of the smallest graphic modules when it comes to website design and software programming.Also when designing and printing flyers or business cards it can be helpful to highlight content with the use of icons.

Scalabe Vector Graphics (SVG) are really common and easy to use for print products. The icon needs to be cognizable. Our collection of 45 high-quality icon sets for free can serve as an inspiration for your own artwork or you can also modify colours which is no problem since most of the icons are available as psd. files.
Enjoy! :)

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16 concepts for magazine designs

29.11.2011, 11:43

Magazines are good advertising material and come with various possibilities to use no matter if as a source of information, to record memories or display products. Success depends on the design and should be coherent with the content.

We collected some brochure designs for your inspiration and don’t hesitate to share your ideas with us.
Enjoy!

Creative Spa


Source: Miriello Grafico

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100+ useful Photoshop resources for christmas

24.11.2011, 9:51

Just 4 weeks left until christmas and everbody’s excited about it. Few days ago we started our christmas design competition and showcased some great christmas designs.

Todays collection is all about ressources for your inspirational designs from christmas-colored textures, amazing tutorials and more.

Just paly around a little and don’t miss to share your work with us at our design competition. :)

Textures/Patterns


Source: Wendy

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„I like“ – 33 examples of amazing facebook pages

22.11.2011, 9:31

Facebook pages offer numerous options to get new fans. To get a “like” you have to provide appealing content and information. The following 33 examples are varied and well-designed and should serve as an inspiration for a revised version of your own Facebook fanpage.

There are so many ways to enhance your Facebook fanpage. Point out the “Like” button, provide artwork in galleries, use advertisement, introduce your team and produce videos. Even shop-systems and games can be integrated.

Do you already have a fanpage? Tell us what you find most useful when it comes to design and content of fanpages.

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Inspirational showcase of 34 christmas designs

17.11.2011, 10:37

We started our big christmas design competition this week. This collection provides 34 great examples for brumal designs to help you get started with your own projects. And don’t miss to share your work :)

Christmas


Source: suryakami

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The print24 christmas design competition

15.11.2011, 12:33

Last year we really enjoyed your entries and your feedback on our wrapping paper contest and of course we want you to prove your creativity this year again.

The idea is simple: Whether you like to create wrapping paper, business cards as gift tags or greeting cards. Show us your presents and packaging designs with print24 printings!

We help you with this Illustrator tutorial which teaches the basics of christmas designing to create amazing themes.

Here is one of the winning designs from last year:

Gaertner Grafisch Werk

What’s in for you?

The 3 best designs are awarded with a free print of 100 copies with your design. With your kind permission we also plan to present the best works here in our blog.

sternmuster-Geschenkpapier

How to enter the competition:

  1. Create your own gift wrap design (A1 format), businesscards as gift tags, deskpads, letterheads etc.
  2. Upload it to your blog or place on an image sharing platform like Flickr or Picasa. Please make sure they are set for public visibility
  3. Inform us about your creative effort with a comment on this post, including a link to your work.
  4. Wait and win!


Please only link your own work! Deadline for entries to the competition is December 7, 2010.

*** Entry conditions: Everybody residing in countries where print24 services are available can participate by posting a comment to this article, which links to your own created design. The winner will be selected by jury voting after 7th of December. The jury consists of the print24 Social Media Team. Participants need to have reached the age of 18. Employees of unitedprint.com SE or associated companies and their relatives are not eligible to participate. Winners will be announced after the jury voting in a separate article at the print24blog. If the winner didn´t claim his price 2 weeks after notification, the price will be drawn again. Legal process is excluded. Payoff of the price is excluded. print24 reserves the right to exclude participants due to unfair practises.

21 examples for individual spot varnish

10.11.2011, 10:20

Since this week it is possible to order spot varnish as a refining option at print24. Spot varnish is amazing to give your printings a classy finish and highlight details. Yesterday we shared a tutorial which explained how to apply spot varnish to your prints with InDesign.

Today we’d like to share a showcase of spot varnish examples to show you how it can enhance your work. There is a wide range of variations of spot varnish from relief-like elements to barely noticeable glossy highlights. Enjoy! :)


Source: Hidden Business

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How to save a life – designs

03.11.2011, 12:26

First aid may help saving lifes! But you need to know how to help. The typical office is a quite dangerous environment. We, the Social Media team of print24 decided to refresh our basic first-aid knowledge in case somebody gets attacked by his computer ;) You can attend first-aid courses in almost every city. Just take a look at this article about first-aid to see who to contact.

print24′s first attempt on wound treatment

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22 creative and mysterious examples of infrared photography

02.11.2011, 10:16

Infrared photography always seems to be eerie and magical. Looking at these pictures a little closer uncovers a lot of fascinating details.

To achieve this effect you have to catch the invisible light with help of your camera. For further information take a look at wrotniak.net.

We gathered 22 infrared pictures which appear to be from another world. Enjoy!

Three birches infrared


Source: Michael Laukeninks

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