50 Beautiful Color Palettes for Your Next Web Project Choosing the right color scheme is essential to your website’s success. Your layout and other design choices — including font — should be developed in concert with your color scheme, which can ensure readability, cohesiveness, and beauty in the final product. Unfortunately, making that choice or creating a color palette from scratch can be quite the challenge. That’s why for today’s post I’ve put together a collection of 50 beautiful color palettes that are ready to use for your next web project.
Coffee Cup Art By Cheeming Boey Cheeming Boey takes something as simple as styrofoam coffee cups, and turns them into wonderful works of art. What is so great about this is that something that seems to only create problems, pollution for example, is given a whole new purpose. Check out all the cup art made by Cheeming at his Flickr photostream. You may also follow Cheeming via Twitter @iamboey or by visiting his homepage. If you are interested in purchasing one of these cups, visit Cheeming’s Etsy store. Find this post useful?
Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings Oh, to have been in Tokyo in June! Shintaro Ohata just finished up a solo exhibition at the Yukari Art Contemprary in Tokyo, Japan. This Hiroshima, Japan-born artist is known for his ability to show us everyday life in a cinematic way. He captures light in his paintings, showering the world, as we know it, with carefully placed strokes of it. "Every ordinary scenery in our daily lives, such as the rising sun, the beauty of a sunset or a glittering road paved with asphalt on a rainy night, becomes something irreplaceable if we think we wouldn’t be able to see them anymore," he told Yukari gallery. "I am creating works to capture lights in our everyday life and record them in the painting.”
A different deck of cards A different deck of cards Nice cards by Felix Blommestijn, more on his blog. 1st of September 2010 Probably Related Exercises in Style Exercises in Style Yet another awesome poster hero set by Grégoire GUILLEMIN! Lately his work never fails to impress me!! carnovsky RGB Color est e pluribus unus RGB is a work about the exploration of the “surface’s deepness”. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. Carnovsky's RGB is an ongoing project that experiments with the interaction between printed and light colours. The resulting images are unexpected and disorienting. 10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of income. Some designers make a full-time living designing infographics alone. And while infographics always require the talents of a graphic designer, how many infographics have you seen that feature graphic designers?
Typographic work by James Windsor James Windsor is a London-based graphic designer with a keen eye for typography. 75 Exceptional Moleskine Notebook Artworks Moleskine notebooks are a favorite among many artists, designers and writers. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and with many different kinds of paper. The elastic closure and pocket in the back of each one adds to their utility. The popularity of Moleskines among the art community ensures that there are thousands of great examples of Moleskine art out there.