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This Week’s Favourites – April 30th 2010

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In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have an inspirational roundup of retro-futuristic artwork; a great Adobe Illustrator icon tutorial; a fantastic look into the creation of infographics; a useful summary of caching plugins for WordPress; and another excellent Illustrator icon tutorial.

Naldz Graphics

I’ve become a big fan of the retro-futuristic movement in the digital art industry. Naldz Graphics has compiled this great collection of artwork, that showcases the work of talented designers, and provides endless inspiration and motivation to create your own designs.

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Cute Little Factory

Andrea from Cute Little Factory has been posting some fabulous Illustrator tutorials on his blog. This recently tutorial covers the process of building a tasty burger icon.

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VectorTuts

Infographics combine statistics with design, to produce enticing and interesting graphics that display the information in a much more consumable way. VectorTuts recently posted this in-depth walkthrough of the creation of their own modern infographic in Illustrator.

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Tutorial9

Caching soon becomes an important topic when running a blog. There’s stacks of caching plugins and techniques out there, but thankfully Tutorial9 have posted an article that compares various caching solutions, with break downs of speed improvements and features.

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Vectips

The second icon design tutorial this week is from Vectips. Follow this guide to build your own storefront icon, starting with basic shapes, then bringing the icon to life with gradients and Illustrator effects. A great resource for those designing for ecommerce sites.

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10 Comments

  1. Rory says:

    Another great round up for the week, never visited Cute Little Factory before very cool little site. And the caching article found on Tutorial9 is very helpful for SEO on wordpress sites. Thanks for the knowledge.

  2. Chris thanks for incuding my “very cool little site” and to Rory for visiting. I’l be posting tutorials regularly in the next weeks.

  3. Chris says:

    Great work once again. I’m loving the retro-futuristic artwork too and have been creating loads of stuff. Thanks for the awesome tutorials and sharing your ideas.

  4. Rachel says:

    Very Nice Work …. I enjoyed a lot reading it, a lot of helpfull tips.

  5. Great list as always..

  6. Hope someday to get in this post, still working very hard on my blog! Feel free to visit!

    • Checked out your blog.. I love how you’ve used spacing. It doesn’t feel ‘crammed’, yet the background makes it still feel ‘full’. Great work!

  7. Simon says:

    Nice list, thanks for sharing.

  8. junemarkm says:

    These would great job. Very interesting

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