There are many guides out the there that explain in detail how to create a google map, however I struggled to find one that would show you how to create a Google map for your webpage, create a marker on the map, create an info window and make that window centre on the page and […]
Archive for August, 2008
Ampersands have long been the character in a typeface with which typographers can indulge themselves. Sweeping curves, flirtatious finishes and bold statements – these are the things that make ampersands an exciting character to use and, better still, to design.
Can you spot what typeface is used to display the ampersand in the image above? Large view
There are, however, two problems. The first is that the English language gives us few situations to use such a daring character. We seldom get to show off these beautiful examples of typography. The second is that the poor little ampersand so often goes unnoticed.
Allow me to share with you my top 10 different styles of ampersands. Some are similar, but each have their own personality. In an effort to limit my sample selection, I have only chosen ampersands from freely available sans fonts.
Whilst recently browsing for a decent photoshop icon, I came across this website will a few dozen sets of great looking icons that are free to download, most files are available as PSD’s http://www.freeiconsweb.com/
Stock Xchng is a great resource for royalty free stock images, the site is laid out well and offers unlimited downloads, there is no catch, you simply register online and begin downloading images. http://www.sxc.hu/
OK so web 2.0 has been around for a while but we still find the web 2.0 colour palette usefull. Web 2.0 is about finding new ways to interact on the internet and collaboration, at least to a certain extent. Those of us in the know realise what Web2.0 is really all about – putting […]
For beginner web designers – design tutorials really help to understand the basic knowledge about web design!, Here is a collection of 27 layout design tutorials that will help you with designing a decent looking website. Some of them are really good! http://dzineblog.com/2008/07/best-photoshop-layout-design-tutorials.html
15 awesome photoshop effects, perfect for logos and advertising http://designerside.com/article/15-amazing-photoshop-text-effects
The look and message of an advertisement will obviously have a huge impact on the success of the marketing campaign, check out this post for 15 photoshop tutorials for creating great advertisements. http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/product-ad-tutorials/