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Experiment With Color in Adobe Illustrator to Create an Abstract Rose Illustration

What You'll Be Creating I had a bouquet of yellow roses on the table and decided to draw it. Without a clear picture in mind I usually experiment a lot with colors, gradients, and transparency. In this tutorial I am going to highlight a few tricks that I use when drawing with Adobe Illustrator. 1. Show More Summary

Letters in Wonderhand

Although I’m always dealing with letters in my work, embarking on a type design project is rather the exception. My main occupation, ‘Lettering’, varies from commission to commission and projects tend to last for short periods of time with widely different outcomes. Show More Summary

The ultimate guide to design meetings

The basic idea of a meeting is simple: it’s when two or more people get together to discuss one or multiple topics. It can be in a formal or informal setting. It can be among people within an organization or between people in more than one organization. The concept of the meeting is ancient. At […]

Daily Inspiration #1925

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary

To the Point: An Interview With Alex Tornberg

Quite recently a close friend of mine and former co-worker of Alex Tornberg's sent me a link to his portfolio. Deeply impressed, I was pleased as punch when Alex was game for an interview. Meet Alex Tornberg, a Swedish concept artist, who has created conceptual designs and storyboard for companies such as Electronic Arts, Mattel, Funcom and more. Show More Summary

Webdesigner Depot gets a redesign

A few days ago, on November 11th, we celebrated our 6th birthday here on WDD by revealing our latest redesign. If you visit often, you should easily notice most of the changes, however, if you just drop by once in a while the site will feel similar yet different. In fact, if we did our […]

Beautiful Portraits by Tim Cavadini

Tim Cavadini is a lifestyle photographer out of Stuttgart and studying in Vienna. His portraits are very beautiful and yet intriguing. The way he uses lighting really brings out the best out of every shot. Enjoy! For more from Tim Cavadini visit and Tags: photography portrait paul0v2's blog

Our favorite tweets of the week: November 10, 2014 – November 16, 2014

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of […]

Premium Plugins That Web Developers And Web Designers Would Find Useful

Advertise here with BSA In the field of website creation, there is very little we can do nowadays without plugins. Web designers and web developers require the best resources if they are to reach the best outcomes in projects for their...Show More Summary

The Perfect Office - Mechanical Clock Kit, Pentax Colorway Q-S1 Camera and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would...Show More Summary

5 Free Weathered Wood Logo Mock Up Textures

A couple of months ago I shared some rusty metal logo mockups which allowed you to place your logo designs onto distressed textures to create simulations of your artwork being painted onto real surfaces. I’ve been hunting for more cool...Show More Summary

Comics of the week #261

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]

How to Create a Detailed MacBook Illustration in iDraw

What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed MacBook illustration in iDraw. For starters you will learn how to set up a grid and how to create the shape that will make up the screen frame. We'll continue with the screen and you'll learn how to easily add an image inside your iDraw document. Show More Summary

Responsive Techniques that Every Website Should Use

The trendy examples of modern responsive design have grown quite popular out of a need for homogenous interfaces among an ever-growing sea of devices. Based on the rules of supply and demand, where there’s a demand there is supply. The...Show More Summary

Sites of the Week: MASHVP, Circles Co., Rest and more

Today it's time to find awesome inspirations for portfolios, services and stores! Take a special look at Circles Co. and Rest, both sites are beautiful! Also check out the whole selection, share with us what you think and stay tuned for the next week! Take a look on all the other sites we're featuring today. Show More Summary

Why “content first” should be your new war cry.

We’re not all designing our content right. There. I said it. Maybe you, personally, are doing a great job, but most of us aren’t. We can, and should do better. We owe it to ourselves, our clients, and most importantly, to our users. “Content is King.” That’s been a mantra for so long that it’s […]

40 HDR Lightroom Presets for Premium Members

Today I have a totally new type of resource for Access All Areas members to download. I’ve posted a few packs of premium Photoshop Actions in the past, but now Shutter Pulse is kindly sharing more goodies for photographers with this pack of 40 HDR Lightroom Presets. Show More Summary

Beautiful Houses: Glebe House

Today we will show you the beautiful Glebe House in Sydney, Australia, a project by Nobbs Radford Architects. This place is great. The materials, layout and connection to external spaces delivers beautiful framed openings, giving the house a unique look. Show More Summary

Quote of Note | Heidi Julavits

“Our cover has always been really important. For those of you who haven’t seen it…Charles Burns, who is a graphic artist, does four portraits, so it’s split into quadrants and there’s four heads, basically—portraits of people. We’veShow More Summary

Cooper Hewitt Seeks Nominations for 2015 National Design Awards

The soon-to-reopen Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has opened the floodgates, seeking nominations for the 16th annual National Design Awards, honoring excellence, innovation, and lasting achievement in American design. For just...Show More Summary

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