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Notegraphy, Graphic Design Meet Note-Taking. 20 Most Annoying and Irritating phrases NOT to say to a DJ. FIFA World Cup Tournament Official Posters Through the Years. The FIFA World Cup tournament, hosted this year in Brazil, turns 84 years old. 32 teams will head to the South American country to play matches in Brazil’s 12 new or redesigned venues. Elanders UK take a look at posters from each of the tournaments, some 84 years old and estimated to be worth between £15,000 and £20,000. The overall design of the early World Cup posters were relatively similar to one another, with the first major design change happening in 1982 when Spain hosted the World Cup.

Spain called upon Joan Miró, an artist from Catalan, to design the poster that consisted of Miró’s simplistic style combined with bright colors and playful shapes. A similar artistic design was created in 1994 for when the United States of America hosted the tournament. Let’s take a look at how this year's World Cup posters compare to the previous editions in terms of design and concept.

World Cup Posters 1930 - Uruguay 1934 - Italy 1938 - France 1950 - Brazil 1954 - Switzerland 1958 - Sweden 1962 - Chile. Using Graphics to Make Abstract Concepts Concrete. New Years Resolution Posters. 10 Image Compressors For Speeding Up Your Website. How to Use Graphics to Make Your Site Look Professional. 30 Free Sponge Textures. Hype 2.0 is a solid WYSIWYG tool for HTML5 animation and interactive graphics.

When I made the transition from print designer to web producer in January, I wanted to make my graphic designing skills with me. PennLive.com, my day job, utilizes HTML5 to make the site desktop- and mobile-friendly and steers clear of Flash. While I knew some coding, I didn't know enough to create some of the elaborate interactive projects that other newspapers have done, such as the New York Times' Snow Fall and reshaping New York projects. In addition to custom components, the staff utilized jQuery and HTML5. Nothing beats a good, solid foundation in writing code, but as someone making the transition from designing full-time in InDesign, I wanted to work with a WYSIWYG editor.

Adobe came out with Edge in 2011, but it requires a Creative Cloud subscription. Then there's Hype. Design If you've ever used Flash, Hype will look very familiar. Additional panels include an inspector, where you do the majority of your tweaking, a list of project resources, colors and fonts. Use Conclusion. WWE Superstar Illustrations. Create unique slideshows with ScatterShow for Mac. Apple's iPhoto app has some very basic slideshow features built in. Sure, you can apply the Ken Burns effect all day long, and even save your slideshows as screen savers. But if you are bored by iPhoto's simple dissolves, pans and wipes, it's time to check out ScatterShow (US$29.99) from Smith Micro.

The OS X app (which can be purchased as a download or in a physical box) allows the creation of some really unique arrangements and animations of slides, all of which can be set to music. The app includes a number of pre-set templates, or you can choose to start from scratch. Once you select a background from those provided by Smith Micro or have added your own, you're practically done making your slideshow. Each photo can be converted to black-and-white or retouched with a variety of filters. Once completed, your creation can be shared on Facebook, YouTube or on any HTML-enabled web page. Despite the sophistication of the app, I found it extremely easy to use. Screenshot FX will easily capture any image on your Mac. OS X has a built-in screen capture function, but it is pretty limited.

For example, Command-Shift-4 lets you define a rectangle to capture. Command-Shift-4 followed by the space bar will capture a window. You can also capture your entire desktop with Command-Shift-3, and other commands will save the result to your clipboard. Sometimes, those basic features are not enough. Apple bundles a utility called Grab with OS X that adds more features, but it still falls short for many users. Enter Screenshot FX, a very handy US$1.99 utility (on sale now) that lets you capture irregular objects by clicking on points and then dragging those points to create a curve. The app sits in your Menu Bar waiting to be invoked, or you can hit Command-Shift-5 to bring it up. Once your points are selected, you can modify them, or use the arrow keys on your keyboard to fine-tune the selection, either one or four pixels at a time. I tried the app with some difficult shapes, and it worked very well.

Words as Images by Ji Lee. Inspirational and Attractive Magazine Page Layouts. There are many places and situations in which designers can find inspiration, and magazine layouts have long been an excellent source. Of course, no designer can buy and browse every magazine in the hope of coming across some great ideas, so today we are bringing you a selection of inspirational magazine layouts, some of which have been published, others are simply outstanding designs created for the sake of doing so, or just for practise, but they are all very well thought-out and designed layouts.

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The Ultimate Mobile Design Resource Bundle This is where The Mobile Design Bundle comes in! What’s in the Mobile Design Bundle? Multiple Styles including: original, wooden, metal, leather and fabric.Dozens of useful resources like navigation menus, buttons, sliders, popups, toggles, menu and more! Take at look at some of the items included. Wireapp Mobile UI Sets Gesture Icons Touchpad and iPhone UI Sets Icon Sets Mobile Device Mock Ups Get the Mobile Design Bundle Now! Cartonika: Vector Cartoon Characters – only $37! Brown Music Background Free Vector. Wednesday Inspiration: Magazine Typography. Large Collection Of Business Cards Vector. Wednesday Inspiration: Newspaper Typography. Free Vector Latest Free Infographic. New Prince of Persia on the way to iOS this summer. Wednesday Inspiration: Heavy Metal Typography. The Types Makers. Part 2. This Week in Type #4.

Film Festivals: Logos and Types. Serif vs Sans: The Final Battle. Oomph Contest – A lifetime Opportunity. Oomph needs no introduction if you are an app lover. Oomph is a prominent platform for app publishing and is used by more than 1 million users all across the globe. According to iMonitor, it has been rated as the best platform of its own field. So, precisely, Oopmp is one of the best market place for tablet templates. For better understanding, Oomph is just like WordPress templates. I believe Oomph is a great platform for designers’ to flaunt their designs in front of customers, sell them and earn a good income. Not only this, with designcrowd’s global platform, you will be able to get yourself recognized in the midst of international designers too.

The good news for all designers is that Oomph has recently launched tablet app marketplace and along with that a $10,000 contest on designcrowd. If you are interested in participating, you must know that this competition is divided into four mini contest and every contest is worth $2,5000 prize. Advertisement. Lovely Graphic and Print Design Inspiration. 25 Amazing Transportation Logo designs. Stunning UI Design for Inspiration. Funny Turtle Illustrations from Dribbble Artists. 50 Best Logos For Inspiration. Social Stereotypes Infographic. 35 Beautiful Unusual Web Designs.

Advertisement Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Web designs are one of best way to present your portfolio. Designing a website is an art that designers do supernaturally with ideas. Unusual web design might be difficult to design for any designer. In this round up, we’ve showcases 35 Beautiful Unusual Web Designs and inspirational web designer portfolios that’ll take your breath away. Moocup Eutem.com Get London Reading HTML5 Readiness CL Designz Dean Oakley Creative Capital Real-Visuals Roland Olbeter Narfstuff Jiri Tvrdek Paolo Cavanna Zillu Pixelcool Grip Limited Juan Diego Velasco Pretty Production Stripes Design Marc Anton Dahmen Architecture HTC Sense Nick Jones Digital Podge Veerle Dave Werner Veboo Labs Julia Noda Abm Carol Rivello Stuff and Nonsense Creative Thien Llt Group Conspiracy Userbrain Neighborhood Studio Caava.

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