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45 Beautiful Letterhead Designs for Inspiration Inspiration August 31, 2011 A letterhead is the heading at the top of a sheet of letter paper. Having a professional letterhead design is very important for your business. That heading usually consists of a name and an address, and a logo or corporate design, and sometimes a background pattern. In this collection we have compiled 45 beautifully creative letterhead design to inspire you to create your own. 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.

Non-Aeron Office Chair Picks? Good Questions Q - Okay, I may be in the minority here, but I find Herman Miller's Aeron Chair is the perfect example of form over function. Sure, it looks so corporate and minimalistic, but after months of awkwardness, leg-circulation cut-offs, and the annoying back support that feels like someone's elbow, I'm done. Seeing as you guys have covered tons of ergonomic chairs here before, I was wondering if you had any ideas on a better alternative?A - Overall, I have to say the Aeron isn't bad. But you definitely covered the bases on all its niggling annoyances.

Skelewags - Urban Art (by @baekdal) #design Written by Thomas Baekdal | Thursday, August 30, 2007 This cartoon concept by "Chewie" is great - mixing real world environments with cartoon characters. The style with skull like cartoon figures are not that special, but the overall style is. Photoshop Shortcuts – The Fun Way In this post I’m going to focus on several Photoshop shortcuts that I tend to use more often than others. Sure I could sit here and spell out every single shortcut available, but why reinvent the wheel? Here is a list of 10 of my favorite and most used Photoshop shortcuts delivered to you via Mr. Stickman. Zoom with scroll The Beauty of Corporate Identity Last week if I am not mistaken we were presenting a collection of interesting logo designs. Today we’ll stick with corporate identity and we’ll check how creative branding should look like if we want some success. You’ll be able to see various business cards, whole stationery designs, stamps or product package designs. Personally I really love these and I am sure you’ll find plenty of inspiration in this collection as well. Feel free to drop us a comment guys … or two.

Knoll Generation My Account Sign In Here to Help How to Find Us Altered thrift store art: Some personal faves Unknown, via Reddit. Banksy, via Flickr user goldenticket. It’s a simple idea: Find some bad art, whether original or a print, for a song at a thrift store, then modify it to make, if not “better art,” then at least something that’s more entertaining to look at. (Is it the same thing? Creative Nerd AWESOME This article features a huge amount of Photoshop web design tutorials, which will teach you simple effects which can be combined together in order to create a great website design. Theses tutorials are perfect for first time Photoshop users because there short and sweet. I hope you enjoy the article and feel free to leave a comment below. 1) Carbon Fiber Layout you’ll learn how to make this sleek layout with a carbon fiber background that would look great as a landing page for a website. 2) Design Studio Layout

10 Luxury Websites That Are Haute and Hot Luxury retailers are finally embracing the Internet. Potentially enormous online sales have driven luxury retailers, who have been generally late to the game, racing to build an integrated online platform that includes websites, blogs, and social media channels. That’s really good news for consumers who can now find almost any luxury goods online – diamond necklaces, couture dresses, plush fur coats or trendy handbags and shoes – all while engaging with the brands directly. The conventional wisdom that shoppers wouldn’t buy without first touching and feeling the products is not always the case in reality. What sells and what doesn’t isn’t that predictable.

Herman Miller Unveils the SAYL Task Chair Previous image Next image Several months back at the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, Unplggd and the team from Herman Miller discussed the recent proliferation of affordable task seating from the realm of higher end furniture manufacturers; designs like the Herman Miller Setu have been redefining features and expectations at price points previously unheard of.

Miniature Liquid Planets This a photo series shot by artist Markus Reugels. Using a high-speed camera, he photographs droplets of water that show a refraction of the backdrop. They’re pretty amazing and I’m about 98% convinced he uses sorcery to capture the images.

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