Home. Dragon Interactive. TypoJungle. Chris Meisner. Hyperakt » Meaningful Design for the Common Good. Here design. Les Avignons - communications & design. Beautiful illustrated posters by Mads Berg. Web Inspire - Burciaga. A Greetings Collective. A Greetings Collective. The Anatomy Of An Infographic: 5 Steps To Create A Powerful Visual. Information is very powerful but for the most bit it is bland and unimaginative.
Infographics channel information in a visually pleasing, instantly understandable manner, making it not only powerful, but extremely beautiful. Once used predominantly to make maps more approachable, scientific charts less daunting and as key learning tools for children, inforgraphics have now permeated all aspects of the modern world. I designed a couple of infographics back in college, the need arising especially around the time Soccer World Cup fever spiked. It was a fun process representing the different groups, predicting winners in each group at each stage and creating a mock pairing of teams that would clash all the way leading upto the finals. I was a devout Argentinian supporter at the time. Infographics can appear daunting to some with the sheer amount of data they present, but designed in the right manner and step by step, they can actually be one of the most fun things you will ever create. 1. 2.
Cool Infographics - Blog. The new 2014 Death & Taxes poster has been released, and it is fantastic!
Visualizing the President’s proposed budget for next year, each department and major expense item is represented with proportionally sized circles so the viewer can understand how big they are in comparison to the rest of the budget. Previously, the Death & Taxes series has been a project of Jess Bachman (ByJess.net), but this year the series has been taken over by the great team at Timeplots. Owner Nathaniel Pearlman graciously spent some time answering some of my questions: Cool Infographics: What’s new in the 2014 design of Death & Taxes?
Nathaniel Pearlman: Timeplots is continuing the Death & Taxes poster franchise, taking it over from its creator, Jess Bachman. You can also check out Jess Bachman’s thoughts about the new version in his blog post on Visual.ly. Dale Harris - Creative Branding & Graphic Design Bendigo Victoria Australia. Design Inspiration + Visual Art Inspiration. Carrot Creative. CreamScoop / Front-end Web Development. Memphis Website Design & Development by Deluge Studios. Veerle's blog 3.0 - Webdesign - XHTML CSS. Website Anatomy Class. Five Minute Upgrade. Add a Mobile Landing Page to Your Site Give mobile visitors a way to quickly access your company phone number, email, or just directions to the office.
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This series focuses on the basics of philosophy and method behind effective pricing. Posts will be added to the list below as they are launched. CU3ER - 3D image slider! Musa Dzine. Inspiredology - Design inspiration lab. WellMedicated - Inspiration Overdose. 50 Amazing Gig Posters Sure to Inspire. The gig poster scene isn’t exactly the best kept secret among music fiends like myself.
It is a tradition that started in the 60′s and is still going strong. Nowadays, the majority of indie bands have a growing collection of poster art that is just too incredible to simply throw away once the show has ended. Not surprisingly, this has led to the gig poster being something of a collectors item for music fanatics everywhere.
The following are 50 hand picked gig posters whose creativity and imagination blew me away. Rilo Kiley Designer: Lure Design Inc Les Savy Fav Designer: Cody Fennell Devendra Banhart Designer: Spike Press The National. Forty Design and Marketing. Kelsey foster photography. Unique Business Cards by Card Observer. Simon Lunt. Graphic Designer. London - WELCOME. Signing on the dotted line... I often get email requests regarding my graphic design contract. First of all, I refer to mine as a "project agreement" - the term sounds a bit friendlier than "contract," but still shows that I mean business. I have found that my agreement has become a great "pre-qualifier" of clients.
When sending out one of my promotional packets to potential clients I always include a copy of the document. Just including the agreement will show potential clients there is a seriousness to the possible business relationship. 55 Examples of Beautifully Integrated Social Media Links in Web Design. I believe that everybody already understands the importance of social media, and incorporating it into a web design.
To get the attention of your viewers to your social media links you need to use both strategy and good taste. To design a good call-to-action social media icon/link you need to think about its positioning, its color, approach, style, size, everything. You also need to keep in mind that you want to get the attention of your viewers to the social side of your website without distracting from what’s important, such as the content. Timothy Smith. 24 ways - web design and development articles and tutorials for advent. Print: Design for Curious Minds. We design products and services that empower the creative world to make ideas happen. We Love Webdesign.
HeyIndy.com. Mint: design, art, fashion, and wedding blog by ellie snow. A selection of graphic projects. Web Designer - Defining the internet through beautiful design. CREATING A DESIGN for a website that successfully represents the subject matter or business in question is more than chance.
When we embark on a new web design project it’s always very tempting to jump straight into creating visual mockups, defining navigation placement and colour schemes. This can work occasionally, and definitely adds a freshness to the final design, but as an approach it’s full of risks. As a professional web designer it’s better to take a structured, measured approach where you build a design solution after examining business objectives, user requirements and defining the informational layout; that is, how the information contained within the website will hang together. EightHourDay. Splashnology - Web Design and Web Technology Community. MIX Online. Ideas, issues, knowledge, data - visualized! The art-design magazine featuring a quarterly art school design contest for emerging artists in art direction, copywriting, design, photography and illustration.