The Evolution Of Icon Design From 1981-2013 December 4, 2013 • By Joe Howard • In Design With the GUI having now been around for over 40 years, today we are taking a look back in time at the evolution of an integral feature – the icon. Since the early 70’s, when bitmapped screens were first developed with GUI’s, the humble icon has come a long way. The following is a collection of icon design in OS’s through history. This is by no means, a complete list of all the icons in every OS between 1983-2013, however I have hand-picked designs that have the most significance and popularity in icon design. 1981 – Xerox Star
50 Useful CSS Snippets Every Designer Should Have With so many new trends advancing every year it can be difficult keeping up with the industry. Website designers and frontend developers have been deeply ingrained into the newer CSS3 properties, determining the ultimate browser support and quirky hacks. But there are also brilliant CSS2 code snippets which have been unrequited in comparison. For this article I want to present 50 handy CSS2/CSS3 code snippets for any web professional. These are perfect for storing in your development IDE of choice, or even keeping them saved in a small CSS file. Either way I am sure designers & developers can find some use for some of the snippets in this collection. Whiskey in my Whiskey Happy Turkey Day Interworld! 🍴🍗 Hey, happy Veteran’s Day to all the amazing men and women who have served and protected this country. Cheers! 🇺🇸🍻 photo by @trentsherrill #robertellis good shit (at Neumos) Robert Ellis is pretty good.
21 Folder Design Ideas to Impress Your Clients With 27th October 2010, in Design Inspiration Presentation folders play an important role in marketing; they are used for document management and brand establishment. Therefore, businesses are always on the lookout for people who can create folder designs that will effectively sell their products and services. As a designer, you need more than the standard creativity to be able to create folder designs with unique competitive advantages. For a folder design to impress, it must be able to embody business processes while still having an aesthetic appeal. Of course, it’s never easy to create that balance. Aged/Distressed Type Effect in Photoshop + Free Action Download While working on the poster for DIT Fest last week I managed to create an impressive text effect that I will likely reuse for awhile. It’s very subtle and does not look like a filter. I’m simply adding a slightly aged, worn, or screen-printed look to any typeface.
Clever and Creative Bench Advertisements Creative uses of benches in advertising campaigns by various companies. Becherovka “Get Closer” Bench Becherovka is a traditional Czech liquor enjoyed my men and women. Long-term commucation stategy of Becherovka is captured is a slogan: Get closes. Caption Hover Effects A tutorial on how to create some subtle and modern caption hover effects. View demo Download source Today we want to show you how to create some simple, yet stylish hover effects for image captions. The idea is to have a grid of figures and apply a hover effect to the items which will reveal a caption with the title, author and a link button. For some of the effects we will use 3D transforms.
Home Gleb Goloubetski was born in 1975 in Omsk, Russia, a Siberian town. His father, who died when Gleb was six, was a merited artist of the Soviet Union, and his grandfather was an architect. His mother currently owns a gallery in Omsk. Gleb's talent was discovered during his early childhood and he began selling his work at the age of 15. Free Mandala Designs to Print: Get Your Free Printable Mandala Coloring Pages Here Looking for free mandala designs to print? You are invited to download and print the 2 free mandala designs below! The 2 mandala designs below are free samples from my $8 Mandala Coloring Pages e-book (shown right), which contains 23 printable mandalas to print and color. If you like the mandalas on this page, check out the full Mandala Coloring Book!
InDesign: Creating interactive PDFs with Page Turn and Flash animations Share this Episode Autoplay End of Video Show End Screen Default Quality Adjust your embed size below, then copy and paste the embed code above. Discovering the art of animated logos with Adobe After Effects CC Depending on the logo design you're starting with, you'll need to first determine why you want to animate it and what story you want it to tell. Where will this animation be used? Will it be an animated avatar for a company's online presence or website? Are you creating an animated title for a video production? The Best Freebies for Designers (June 2013) Here are the best freebies for designers from June 2013. We have free GUI templates, icon sets, fonts, Photoshop brushes, PSD templates, textures… and everything else inbetween. Freebies for Designers – June 2013:
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