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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. Create realistic glass material in 3DS MAX In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic glass material and turn our chess pawn into a realistic glass object. Key terms include reflection, refraction, opacity, and fall-off. This tutorial is aimed at the beginner, but since there are several ways to create glass, it might be interesting for everyone else as well.

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! What is a mandala? Bible of British Taste This is the London dwelling of John Martin Robinson, aesthete, architectural historian and controversialist. He holds the offices of Maltravers Herald Extraordinary, Librarian to the Duke of Norfolk and Vice Chairman of the Georgian Group ( tho he has just resigned on a point of principle). He is also a regular contributor to Country Life and a Lancashire landowner. His friends call him ‘Mentmore,’ after the huge Victorian country house built for the art collector and banker Baron Mayer de Rothschild, and sold up in the 1970s. JMR is the author of a lot of outstanding books about country houses and architecture, many of them published by Yale.

7 Steps to Taking Clone Photographs As a lot of the interviewees we’ve had on PetaPixel have shared, a great way to improve in your photography skills is to experiment. Even though many of the experiments I share on PetaPixel have nothing to do with directly improving your photography skills, they’ve definitely helped me gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of photography, post-processing, and manipulation, and I hope they can do the same for you. Today, I’ll show you how to take photographs of multiple yous. Let’s get started! Everything You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color Mediumsmalllarge Discover

Design Shuffle's blog We are happy to welcome our first guest post of the year: Warren Twisleton, designer of contemporary beanbag furniture at Lujo. Sit back and relax as we learn how to create the perfect reading nook in your own home. Here, we share ideas for creating a Reading Corner at your place.

Video Tutorial Box Modeling a Male Video Tutorial: Box Modeling a Male by Harsh Borah, Vancouver, Canada These are In-Depth timelapse videos of my process of modeling a realistic male figure. I used box modeling technique for this particular piece. Started with a cube, roughing out the whole body, then separating rough mesh into different parts. 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. Sania Pell At Home – The Blog snake’s head love April 21, 2014 in flowers I have so many favourite flowers but one that comes up very high on my list is the snake’s head fritillary – Fritillaria meleagris. I have been fascinated by this spring bulb ever since I was at art college in Edinburgh and came across a beautiful drawing of one made in 1915 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The pattern fascinates me, as I’m sure it did Mackintosh, and they really are a miracle of nature. As a long-time member of Kew Gardens there are swathes of them located in an area that I hunt out each Spring to see them growing en masse.

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. That’s why our Becherovka bench is specially designed to help people do just that.

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