Breathtaking Photography: Get to Know Bucharest in 40 Photos

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Bucharest, as some of you may know, is the capital city of Romania, and has been so for just over 150 years, but the city itself is quite a bit older than that. First mentioned in 1459 when it became Vlad the Impaler’s residence, Prince of what was then known as Wallachia, the city started competing for the title of capital city, after subsequent rulers made it their court’s summer residence. It finally achieved its status as capital city after Wallachia and Moldavia united to form the Principality of Romania, in 1862.

Free Vector of the Day #531: Lips

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Today’s freebie is red lips. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!

Web Design Inspiration: 20 New & Beautiful Websites

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Web design, like any other form of design, or art in general, is continuously changing. What was cool or hip today can look completely unappealing tomorrow, and that really is the beauty of design; the fact that it constantly makes you up your game, and create new, better works. Nobody could have expected the drastic changes in web design since the 90′s, since technology is such a rapidly evolving creature, and you can do things now -in design- that you would not have even dreamed of back in the 20th century.

Deal of the Week: OrnamentZilla 2 with 566 Super Premium Vintage Vector Elements – Just $34

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Having a wide variety of vintage elements at your disposal can be a real saver in times of need. This kind of elements is extremely popular nowadays, when vintage or retro designs can be found pretty much anywhere. And that’s for a good reason – they look magnificent and will never go out of style. But there’s a huge difference between high-quality designs and bad designs: the first ones can be used in a lot of different projects, and will look great even many years from now!

Free Vector of the Day #530: Calendar

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Today’s freebie is a calendar. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!

Artist of the Week: Photo Manipulations by Martin Grohs

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Adobe Photoshop has revolutionized the way we make art. Digital photography has allowed photographers to experiment a whole lot more, without costing them an arm and a leg to do so. Just think of how hard it must have been in the old-timey days to make a photo look the way you wanted it to look. But in our lovely modern days, we get to photoshop pictures to perfection. Well, the fact of the mater is that photo manipulation has been around for a very long time, now.

Free Vector of the Day #529: Ornate Butterfly

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Today’s freebie is an ornate butterfly. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!

Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – February 2014

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You are probably no stranger to Adobe’s marvelous design suite. Illustrator and Photoshop have been helping designers create great designs for a long time now, and it is no secret why this is the case. Both programs offer the user a stunning array of effect and tools to help them work, so as to create the images that they have in their heads. Another thing that is not a secret is just how difficult it is to use the programs at their full potential.

Free Vector of the Day #528: Calligraphic Ornament

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Today’s freebie is a calligraphic ornament. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!