Category: Tips

Seven Basic Principles of Beautiful Web Design

The specialists didn’t reach a consensus about the Internet birth date, but anyway, 30 years ago, Internet was just a term used by a very limited number of people. It developed so fast and in such a manner that I hardly believe that someone really believed in its exponential success. Ten years ago, making websites was still in its infancy but the Internet was a…

A Complete Guide in Working with Layer Styles

Adobe Photoshop, but also any Adobe products are on trend today and the recent market company movements seem to bring it closer to any web designer. The Creative Cloud is a more accessible solution for any designer and it is a strong reason to state that in the near future we will admire more and more beautiful Photoshop works. It’s true, an impressive number of…

What Should You Know About Flat Design

Undoubtedly, 2012 was the year of responsiveness in web design; each designer, more or less, was involved in this issue and the result is obvious: nowadays we have websites that are perfectly rendered no matter the device or its operating system. Well, 2013 seems to be year of flat design…it’s true, we are in the middle of the year, but it’s hard to believe that…

Case Study: Retouching Photos, Art or Science?

Retouching photos wasn’t always a hot trend amongst designers but in the same time, this activity wasn’t ignored, lots of designers and photographers being very passionate about it. There is no mistake saying that retouching photos is at the crossroad of design and photography, as web design is at the crossroad of design and programming. Of course, logo design is at the intersection of design…

Six Amazing Tips to Retouch Your Photos

Off-topic: I think that it is somehow unfair to promote so actively Adobe products in the web design blogosphere, but the “cruel reality” is that, in the most cases, Adobe created some software that simply don’t have rivals. In conclusion, you may use other software to enhance your pictures but definitely, Adobe Photoshop is the best tool. At least, in my humble opinion… Retouching photos…

Five Magical Tips to Better Handle the Typography in Adobe Photoshop

It’s impossible for a web designer not to hear about the new style adopted by Microsoft called Metro. Surely, it wasn’t invented by Bill Gates company but undoubtedly, they are the ones that brought again this current into the light. Personally, I like this idea and even if we like or not, Metro will be here for some years. There is no bad or good…