Every year since the start of Blog.SpoonGraphics in April 2007 I have created a special anniversary post celebrating the growth and success of my little blog. Despite being a pretty big milestone this year I had forgotten all about my little tradition. Thankfully I remembered just in time to bring you my 5 years of Blog.SpoonGraphics overview on the last day of April. Let’s take a look at changes in stats and figures over the past year.
Posts from April, 2012
Awwwards, the online showcase of the world’s best website designs, recently released an awesome book full of design inspiration, titled The Best 365 Websites Around the World 2011. As the title suggests, it’s filled with the best CSS website designs from last year and includes 365 designs from various designers and agencies. Access All Areas members are being given the chance to win one of 10 free digital copies by participating in this special giveaway.
Follow this step by step tutorial to create a cool abstract lines design with awesome vibrant lighting effects. We’ll use Illustrator’s easy tools to create the vector linework then add a range of glows, colours and effects in Photoshop to finish the design with a cool grainy but luminous style.
The Art & Design Inspiration Fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Andy Gilmore, Mads Berg, Gerrel Saunders, Mats Ottdal and Roberto Ortiz.
Logos don’t always have to feature perfectly designed abstract icons or devices, sometimes a basic hand drawn sketch or doodle can express the casual or fun values a brand is aiming for. This post rounds up a huge collection of over 50 cool logos all based on a hand drawn style.
This week Access All Areas members are being treated to a fantastic Light Web Element/Button Kit from PremiumPSD.com. The kit features a range of crisply designed buttons, icons and interface elements to help speed up your workflow when designing websites and web apps.