Design Inspiration: 8 Best Web Design Galleries

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Inspiration hits you when you don’t expect it. That is why we, creative professionals, have to constantly be in a medium that inspires us. Everyone gets their inspiration differently, but it doesn’t hurt to try new things. Maybe you will find a muse that you never dreamed of, and it will take you to new design heights. Gazing at galleries truly is a guilty pleasure of mine.

Freelance Web Developer vs. Web Development Firm

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Both parties have pros and cons, it gets to the point that both have obvious flaws, and tremendous advantages over the other. What are you willing to sacrifice to go for the other? Don’t try it first hand, hear us out a bit, and then decide. It will only take you minutes, and not months.

Stunning Surreal Photography by Oleg Oprisco

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Photography is one of the most fantastic inventions mankind has ever came up with. It is both an art and a science, helping us enrich both our minds and our hearts by capturing small moments for all eternity. Today we will show you Oleg Oprisco’s work, one of the most talented photographers that Ukraine has to offer. The artist discovered his love for photography at age 16, when he started taking photos of friends and acquaintances. Within two years, he moved to Kiev to begin work in advertisement.

Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – September 2014

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Each month, we do a roundup of the best tutorials we have found in the past 30 days, and post it on our website. All so that you do not have to waste precious time searching for the right tutorials, and so that we can do our part in helping the world have better designers. Let us kick off this month’s roundup.

Artist of the Week: Sculptural book art by Brian Dettmer

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You can call Brian Dettmer a marvelous sculptor, a one of a kind artist, a genius of the highest level, but I think book worm fits him best. Brian is a New York based artist, born in 1974 in Naperville, Illinois, and for the past decade or so, he has amazed the world with his beautiful sculptural books. Yes, you read it right. He sculpts books.

Amazing Surreal Oil Paintings by Joel Rea

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Joel Rea is an incredibly talented artist that uses hyperrealism in his oil paintings. While gawking at his paintings, for a moment there, I lost myself into them, and started reminiscing about days past. It has a sort of mesmerizing attribute that not only makes my imagination wander, but also makes my memories to come back in a cluster of emotions.

Finding Love And Light in 1950s Hong Kong

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Ho Fan is an incredible actor, film director and photographer with over 280 awards from exhibitions, competitions – all international; since 1956. He was born on the 8th of October, 1937 in Shanghai, but Ho and his family moved to Hong Kong soon after this birth. After getting his hands on a Rolleiflex, a German camera that used medium format twin lens reflex, he fell in love with the ability of captivating the essence in a photo.

Playful Typography by Allison Supron

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Typography is similar to icon design in many ways, in that it is a small and discreet element that very few non-designers consciously notice. It can make or brake a design, and it really is worth it to take your time when choosing one. In today’s article, we will be taking a look at some gorgeous typography made by Allison Supron. Allison has several typography projects, but today we will be taking a look at one particular one she has called Play.