Minimalism is tricky to get right. Beautiful typography, well-executed whitespace, a carefully chosen color palette, and — perhaps most importantly — making smart decisions about which design elements to include and leave out are some of the things that are factors in producing a great minimalist design. For inspiration, take a look at these 50 minimalist, clean, and simple website designs.
We recently ran a giveaway for five of DX Themes’s WordPress Themes Bundle Package, which gives you access to all of their available themes. In this post, we’ll let you know who the five lucky winners of the bundle are.
Slab serif fonts, which have blocky shapes at the end of some (or all) characters, are versatile and can be used in many situations. This collection of free fonts includes a handful of excellent slab serifs for you to check out and download. By the way, this our third collection of free slab serif fonts (check out the first and second collection as well.)
DX Themes has teamed up with us to give out five of their premium WordPress themes bundle package that contains all of their available themes and responsive web templates. Read on how you can win one!
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to draw 3D cogwheels using basic vector objects that we’ll then convert into 3D objects. I’ll also demonstrate a technique for making reflections that you can later adapt and use in other illustrations.
One of the most important design tasks involved in the creation of an Apple iOS app is coming up with a creative and unique icon for it. The app’s icon is the visual cue we need in order to locate an app on our mobile devices, so it has to be memorable and visually-striking. For inspiration, view these 10 sites that feature great iOS app icon designs.
This free set of 5 old paper stock photos is great for backgrounds or for texturing elements in your graphic design projects. The images are taken from old and naturally-aged books. Feel free to use these photos even for commercial purposes (under our freebie usage terms).
In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a three-dimensional coffee cup. You’ll learn to create the coffee cup and its basic shapes in Illustrator. Then we’ll bring it into Photoshop to give it some finishing touches and to place it in a poster layout just so you can get an idea of how the cup can be used as part of a design project.
If you’re looking for a sans serif font that can give your work a bit of a softer and gentler feel, consider using the humanist sans serif fonts featured here. If you’d like to see more of these of fonts, please also see our previous collection of free humanist sans serif fonts.
Having a design portfolio online for your potential clients to browse through is important. If you need a web portfolio up and running in no time, this roundup of free online portfolio hosting sites has 15 options for you to consider.
Timelapse photography isn’t terribly difficult to get into these days. Especially since most new cameras that are introduced to the market come with interval timer functions and almost unlimited storage capabilities for your photos. However, this is not to say that timelapse photography is easy. In fact, speaking from experience, it is quite the contrary