The eagle eyed amongst you might have noticed a revamp of the design specific bookmarking site DesignBump.com. John Campbell recently got in touch to ask if I’d be interested in helping out with the redesign. Being a site I’d been subscribed to since its launch I jumped at the opportunity. Here’s an overview of my design process for the project.
Posts from July, 2009
In this week’s roundup of creative web links, we have a bunch of retro web design inspiration, cool examples of animal mascots in web design, a showcase of horizontal websites, a vector character tutorial and a list of some more must-read design blogs.
As designers we love to put our creative mark on all sorts of canvasses. Designer toys are a popular way for designers and illustrators to really go to town with creativity, often cutting, chopping and moulding the toy into custom shapes and forms. If you fancy producing a custom toy of your own, be sure to check out these handy resources from across the web, each giving insights and tips into the construction process of a custom toy.
Us designer types just can’t help ourselves when it comes to rebuilding our own sites, just months after giving it a refresh it’s all torn down to start again! I’ve just finished up an overdue redesign of my portfolio over at SpoonGraphics.co.uk, here’s a mini overview of my thoughts behind the refresh.
Follow these simple steps in Photoshop to create a homage to Apple, combining the retro striped Apple logo with a range of soft grungy textures to produce a detailed design with subtle touches of colour and tone.
In this week’s roundup of creative design findings, we have a site highlighting some do’s and don’ts of web design, a collection of single page websites, a list of websites to follow if you’re into web design, a web design tutorial and a showcase of creative brochure designs.