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Posts from June, 2008

Ornate, Floral, Swirly and Curly Vector Roundup

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The use of flourishes in design has been a popular trend for a while now, but is still going strong with intricate patterns and smooth flowing vines and leaves creeping into designs for both web and print. Here is a roundup of free ornamental, floral, swirly and curly graphics from across the web.

Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

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Starting with the design application of Adobe Illustrator create a group of vector based geometric lines at dynamic 45 degree angles, then follow the walkthrough to rough them up with brush textures in Adobe Photoshop resulting in a cool and trendy design style.

37 Kick Ass Rig Car Photography Shots

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A rig is a tool often used in automotive photography that attaches to the car or vehicle, enabling a photographic motion shot to be taken by the camera on the end of the rig. The results of using a rig are fantastic, allowing the camera to move at the exact same pace as the car gives a high speed motion blurring to the background and wheels whilst keeping the bodywork in crisp focus.

The 5 Worst Website Designs in the World

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We often read and write articles showcasing the latest, best and most visually inspiring websites on the internet but we tend to forget those on the opposite end of the scale. In order to spread the love to the aesthetically unfortunate, here is an overview of five of the most terrible website design crimes on the net as discovered through the list of least victorious sites on CommandShift3.