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Most of us, well… at least you and me… reading this article, spend our days earning our daily bread on our bottoms, at a desk doing some or other great job at a computer or pushing a pen or doing whatever. The point is we are sitting our lives away, not that we have a…

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Want a little color inspiration? But find it difficult to search, manipulate and create color palettes for your web design? It isn’t as much of a challenge as it seems. You can find loads of help from the sophisticated and intuitive tools for color search. A web design project requires you to find the right…

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iOS7 is up and running, so everywhere designers and developers have gone back to the drawing board to create new versions of apps and icons to live up to the new standard. It is also a rich opportunity to introduce new futures and possibilities. Macworld recons that some will describe the new iOS7 only as…

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This week I had an unexpected and frustrating design experience. One of my existing clients emailed me with a request which every designer usually welcomes: “I want a new advert-look with new photos, new message and fresh new colours.” I eagerly approach this request with much enthusiasm because… I mean… I’ve known this client for…

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Cars have revolutionized the world over the past decade. We wouldn’t be where we are if it weren’t for all the different car companies developing new technology and pushing the boundaries of physics, speed and design. Over the years we have seen some pretty big milestones accomplished, but never have I come across a digital…

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Contrary to popular opinion, minimalism is all about selective editing. Poor minimalist designs are made by using as few elements as possible from the get-go. But the right approach is to include everything that you think the design may need, and then strip away the excess, refining your composition until it yields a minimalist result….

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I had a great surprise this week. If you have read my previous article, you will understand that I was going on about grabbing a pen and paper to start drawing as part of the planning process and whilst doing research. The point I want to make here, again, is the value of taking up…

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As a designer you spend a lot of time working. Whether it is drawing, planning, designing or writing, you do spend a lot of time at your workspace. Therefore making it unique, keeping it clean and having only the necessary equipment at hand is very important. Clutter doesn’t make you productive and therefore it is…

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When we look at what is possible in the 21st century through technology and we look back at the pre computer age, we wonder how people survived and what they did with their time…not even to mention the artists. Nowadays it’s easy to pop open Photoshop and build a beautiful digital piece without having to…

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Casinos are places where luxury and wealth are usually screamed out for everyone to hear. Why? Well to portray a sense of riches for the people betting away at the tables or slot machines. Casinos have been around since the early days and have been a place where a lot of people take their refuge….