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30 Creative QR code business cards

30 Creative QR code business cards
There is a lot of buzz around QR codes at the moment, so we thought we would take a look at some of the most creative and stunning QR code business cards on the web. We love QR codes as they connect offline and online while challenging traditional design at the same time. First of all, in case you have been living under a rock, let’s answer the obvious question. What the hell is a QR code?! A quick response (QR) code is a two dimensional code that can be scanned and read by smartphone cameras to transfer information. So, by placing them on a business card, you can digitally pass on your contact details, direct people to a website, send them to a Flickr photo set or Facebook fan page or offer a special discount etc. Hopefully the examples below will help to inspire you on how QR codes can be incorporated creatively in your designs. Shelby Montross QR Code Letterpress This card is a QR code that has been letterpress printed. Nightshade Labs Wanda Digital Reblis Big Fat Media Peipei Yu’s Cards Related:  SOCIAL TOOLS

QR Code on Tombstone Creates Dynamic Memorial [PHOTO] When Yoav Medan’s mother Judith passed away in June, the Israel-based medical technology executive couldn’t decide what he wanted to write on her tombstone. After deliberating with his family, Medan decided to turn to technology for the answer and attach a QR code to the grave in Haifa, Israel. Scanning the QR code leads visitors to a tribute website that Medan has setup and plans to evolve with stories and photos from his mother’s life. Over time, Medan hopes the QR code and memorial site will help create a lasting history of his mother that will live on for generations. The QR code itself is a laser engraving, filled with a black paste, and sits behind a piece of glass on the tombstone. He thinks the idea could catch on based on the feedback he’s been hearing. What do you think of this way of remembering your loved ones?

Listorious: Twitter people search and lists directory How to Make Cinemagraphs — Still Photos that Move Like Movies! Yup, that picture moves. Nope, you’re not going crazy! ‘Cause who said photos can only feature “still” life? Inspired by the moving pictures created by photographer and motion designer duo Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, we set out to make the magic happen. Make your pictures move like ours did with a some Photoshop magic! Make DIY Moving Photos! What Makes ‘Em Move? Photos can show movement when made into GIFs. GIFs stand for Graphics Interchange Format, and it’s a bitmap image format that supports animation. This magical movement hit the world wide web in the late eighties, so it’s nothing new. Then came along Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg. So celebrate the smooth comeback of GIFs by making your own photos join the movement! List of Ingredients: A camera that can shoot videoA tripodIdeas for scenes to make into a cinemagraph! STEP 1: Scheming your Scene First, plan out a scene you would like to record. For your first round of cinemagraphs, try to keep it simple. Some helpful hints & tips: Huzzah!

Professional Photoshop Patterns you CAN’T be Missing If you use Photoshop to create some catching graphics, whether it is for a website or for a corporate logo or banner, I bet you know the value of good, professionally made patterns. Photoshop patterns are commonly used to create backgrounds; and a properly chosen background can form the reliable basement for the whole project. It is true that Photoshop offers a set of patterns, provided by default installation. However, it is always cool to have more new, fresh and original patterns at your disposal. Fortunately, Photoshop offers a chance to add new patterns to the default library. As a matter of fact, Photoshop patterns can be created even by a beginner. Metal mesh patterns – pack 1 by Axel Download Photoshop patterns Patterns 16 – polka dots by Alma Skenderi Download Photoshop patterns Micro patterns by Basstar Download Photoshop patterns Fabric photoshop patterns by WebTreatsETC Download Photoshop patterns Vivid red tileable patterns by WebTreatsETC Download Photoshop patterns

Trackable Dynamic QR Codes - TrakQR Soluzioni di competitive intelligence MWM Graphics | Matt W. Moore SUN RAY RICOCHET Matt W. Moore Sretenka Design Week : Moscow, Russia – October, 2011 A new series of canvas paintings by American graphic artist Matt M. Moore. Painted during an August 2011 residency in Moscow. In addition to the exhibition Matt also painted 3 massive Murals in downtown Moscow, gave 2 Master Class Lectures, and painted a fleet of 17 geometric sculptures installed around Tsvetnoy. . . . . .

950+ Photoshop Tutorials To Keep Your Skillset Updated I know how much everyone loves tutorials, I know I love writing them too. Well in this post I have taken my time to roundup some Photoshop Tutorials and some Photoshop Roundups that I think is valid to be featured in this post. I know quite a few people are going to love me for this, but let’s keep it professional. Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement Source Create a Stunning 3D Liquid Explosion Artwork Source Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect Source Logo Design Tips: Letterspacing & Typefaces Source Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights Source Create a Grunge Snowboard Poster for the Winter Olympics – Photoshop Tutorial Source 60 Tutorials Creating High Quality Design Icons Source 31 Outstanding Logo Tutorials Source 20 Amazing Tutorials to Help you Make Icons Source 20 Tutorials for Creating HDR Images Source 55+ Exceptional Logo Design Tutorials Source 17 WordPress Theme Design Tutorials Source 15 Fresh and Quality Text Effect Tutorials Source Source Source Source Source Source Source

Endlich: QR-Code auf Euro-Münzen? Ich weiss ja nicht, wie es Euch geht, aber ich finde QR-Codes faszinierend. Die Einsatzmöglichkeiten sind vielfältig, die gewählte Nutzung ist fast immer absurd dämlich. Ganz oft frage ich mich daher bei dem Erblicken von QR-Codes “nicht wirklich, oder? wer soll das denn nutzen? und wieso?” Zum 100. Großartig. [ via: The Royal Dutch Mint Introduces World’s First QR Coded Coins - PSFK ]

The Hidden Guide to Using Twitter Effectively | CREAVU's Blog When it comes to social media, there is not that much hidden about how it all works. The issue is that sometimes the information is hard to find in one place. So in this post, we are going to unearth some commonly unanswered questions in standard Twitter how to posts when it comes to getting the most out of your Twitter experience. What is the New Twitter Activity Stream? You may not have noticed it yet because you spend a lot of time in a Twitter management tool instead of on Twitter itself. Here you will see something similar to the news feed in Facebook. How Do Recent Images Work? When you go to your Twitter profile (again, actually on Twitter), you might notice the Recent Images strip in your sidebar. I assumed this would only show your recent images, but instead, it shows any images you have somehow interacted with. So don’t expect it to be like the photostrip on Google+ or Facebook – . How Can I Use RSS Feeds with Twitter? Sure can!

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