Today I came across the uber-cool Newton Virus, a harmless friendly virus created by Troika, a multi-disciplinary London art & design practice. Inspired by the wit and ingenuity of early viruses which aimed to surprise and amuse rather than destroy, the Newton Virus makes for a great prank to play on your Mac friends!
Posts from March, 2008
The shiny and glossy image of 'Web 2.0' is right at home when it comes to icons. Follow this Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a scalable vector Instant Messaging style icon with the impression of a glossy and semi-translucent surface.
This collection of free vector graphics features an extremely useful compilation of country and map outlines from across the web. A great addition to any designer’s toolbox!
A couple of subscribers left their comment on a previous post that collated a range of inspiring graphic artwork from digital artists across the world. The commentors asked how the light stream effect on some of the pieces was created. I did a little research and picked up a couple of tips from similar tutorials to present a walkthrough on how to create intense light streaks flowing around an object or person.
If you didn’t subscribe to the RSS feed over at DesignFlavr after last months post post; 32 Amazing Inspirational Pieces of Graphic Artwork, here are 32 more reasons to head over and check out the huge collection of incredible artistic pieces compiled daily by DesignFlavr!
Whether you're a student designer learning the tricks of the trade, a web designer looking to delve into the world of print or an accomplished designer looking to broaden their knowledge, there's always something to be learnt when it comes to designing for print. One of those areas is how to approach using blacks in your design and knowing how it will end up when it comes back from the printers. Read on for a few tips and techniques on how to create artwork containing black.