The engineering team at ClipDrop have e up with an incredible new web app called Cleanup.Pictures that lets you retouch and remove any object, person, or text from your photo within seconds for free. You can use the browser-based app to fix your images, remove unwanted people, create a clean background, or fill-up any missing spaces. Just upload your … View Post ?
Adobe has released the newest version of Photoshop CC (version 23.0.0) that es with exciting new AI features that use machine learning, powered by Adobe Sensei. The Harmonization Neural Filter helps you create seamless posites by matching the shadows and colors of backgrounds and subjects brought in from different images. The Object Finder feature … View Post ?
Can You Tell The Difference Between Marvel Characters And Font Names? Take This Fun Quiz And Find Out
Is Kreon a Marvel character or the name of a font? What about Arclight, Cronos, Gamora, Proxima Midnight, Quicksand, and Revanche? Auckland-based software developer Carl Smith has e up with a fun quiz that tests how well you know your fonts, or your Marvel characters for that matter. It might seem like a walk in the park but the quiz is surprisingly … View Post ?
What if we told you there is a Photoshop technique in which the more you blur an image, the sharper it gets? And as unbelievable as that sounds, it does a better job than traditional methods. In this insightful tutorial, Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shares a unique process that involves using Gaussian Blur and special Blend Modes to … View Post ?
Researchers at Google's Brain Team have e up with a breakthrough AI machine-learning technology that can upscale low quality images effectively and turn low-resolution photos to high-res using diffusion models. The applications of these technologies can range from restoring old family photos to improving medical imaging systems. The first approach, … View Post ?
Anthony Schmidt is a 13-year-old boy on the autism spectrum from Woodinville, Washington, with a passion to photograph toy cars so they look life-size. Using an iPhone and forced-perspective photography techniques, he captures vintage and classic car models against backdrops of nature and architecture. Anthony's passion for cars began from an early age. … View Post ?
Indian photographer Krutik Thakur captures amusing sunset silhouettes that showcase the orange setting sun as a tangible object that people can hold, move, and play with. His beautiful, whimsical scenes depict people interacting with the sun using different props and situations. They can be seen playing soccer with the sun, fishing the sun out from the … View Post ?
A 33-second ad by Emirates Airline featuring a woman standing on top of the Burj Khalifa has gone viral and left social media users in awe. The film begins with a close-up shot of Nicole Smith-Ludvik, a professional skydiving instructor, in the Emirates uniform holding up a series of message boards that read, "Moving the UAE to the UK Amber list has made … View Post ?
Belgium-based technical director Kenny Deuss and his girlfriend have two children - Alix (born 2019) and Aster (born 2021). When Kenny's girlfriend had to go back to work after maternity leave, she started messaging him all the time, asking for photos to see if the kids are ok. Using this as an opportunity to have some fun, Kenny started sending her … View Post ?
Miniature Calendar is an incredible ongoing project by Japanese artist Tatsuya Tanaka, that features beautiful miniature dioramas of everyday life using mon household objects such as food, cloth, stationery, electronic devices, and even masks. Tanaka began creating these dioramas in 2011 with an objective to show everyday scenes in a fun, unique way … View Post ?
One of the most difficult tasks in Photoshop is to merge objects from multiple images that have different colors, shadows, and lighting, into one single posite and make it look realistic. This is one of the key differences between the work of a professional designer and an amateur. Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect has e up with an … View Post ?
Agency TBWA\Paris has e up with a witty campaign for McDonald's France, to announce the reopening of their fast-food restaurants across the country. The minimalist ads use pixelated color blocks to remind people of popular menu items, namely The Big Mac, Fries, Cheeseburger, and Filet-o-Fish. The tagline reads "Guess who's back". In yet another bold … View Post ?
Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect has e up with a brilliant tutorial that shows you how to precisely replicate the colors of one object in an image and apply them on another using a "Three-Point Curve" technique. Unmesh begins by taking color samples from the shadows, highlights, and midtones of both objects. He then uses the Curve … View Post ?
In the world of UI design, several great names stand out from the crowd as iconic products. CorelDraw set the stage for graphic design back in 1989, more than 20 years ago. Balsamiq literally redrew the wireframing landscape in 2008. Sketch made waves when it won the Apple Design Award two years after its release in 2010. Figma was a web-based design tool … View Post ?
Los Angeles-based artist and designer Berlin Michelle has e up with a series of beautiful logos of zodiac signs for Adobe's monthly Creative Horoscope on Instagram. The illustrations lend a creative perspective to the characteristics of each astrological sign, and feature inspiring taglines relevant to the particular sign. Whether you're into astrology … View Post ?
Previously, we featured the top trends in graphic design, web design, typography, photography, and colors for 2021. In today’s post, we focus on the latest logo design trends with the help of this excellent report by LogoLounge. Most of the trends represent a change or shift in culture after a turbulent year. The team, led by founder Bill Gardner, … View Post ?
Did you know that holding the alt key while selecting the Pathfinder options creates a non-destructive version of the shape you're working on? This gives you the ability to tweak the shape later on, if you wish to do so. UK-based multidisciplinary designer Mathew Lucas has shared a series of useful tips on relatively less-known features in Adobe … View Post ?
So you want to impress your friends at the art gallery but you have no clue about different art movements and styles. What do you do? There are thousands of guides available online, but who's got the time to go through all of that? Melbourne-based art historian and video content creator Mary McGillivray has e up with a series of humorous tips that'll … View Post ?
Visual hierarchy is the arrangement and presentation of design elements in order of their importance. It influences the order in which the human eye perceives the information that is being displayed. A simple example would be a business card – the name of the organisation is usually the most prominent element, followed by the name of the card holder, job … View Post ?
Tom Cargill from Satori Graphics has e up with an interesting before-and-after tutorial in which he improves professional ads by Adidas by making minor changes to their typography and layout. Tom uses different design techniques and principles to improve the hierarchy, contrast, and position of four ads from different campaigns of the German … View Post ?
Indian graphic designer Gary Dimi Pohty has undertaken a design challenge titled "One logo a day" in which he creates logos with hidden meanings on an almost daily basis. At the time of writing this post, he is on day 1339, which is roughly 3 years and 8 months! Gary's logos are based on mon, everyday words and fictitious brands or films. He uses … View Post ?
Polish graphic designer Przemyslaw Baraniak, also known as Thalion, has e up with a handy set of tutorials on how to create a glass card effect for your UI and web designs. Glassmorphism is one of the hottest trends in UI/UX right now, and it makes your designs look modern and stylish. Thalion shows you how to use gradient, blur, shadow, and noise to … View Post ?
When starting out, most designers don’t know the difference between a font and a typeface. They use the two terms interchangeably. A font is the variation of weights (regular, bold, italic) of a typeface. A typeface is a family of fonts, such as Helvetica, Futura, Bebas, Gotham, etc. Another example is the use of the terms hue and color. Hue is any of the … View Post ?
DDB Colombia has e up with an exceptional campaign for McDonald's that uses just half of it's iconic 'Golden Arches' logo to promote their home delivery (McDelivery) service across Latin America. Titled "Good moments don't need to wait", the campaign consists of 5 minimalist outdoor/print ads that feature skylines of Latin American cities with a yellow … View Post ?
Removing unwanted objects from an image in Photoshop can be a tedious and time-consuming task using conventional methods and tools. But now, with Photoshop's new Object Selection Tool and Content-Aware Fill, you can plete such tasks in no time. Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect has e up with a super short YouTube tutorial that … View Post ?
Looking for color palettes for your graphic, web, or UI design? Coolors is a useful online tool that lets you create, save, and share beautiful color schemes and gradients. You can browse and filter palettes by color or popularity, save them to your account, or download them as PNG, PDF, CSS, SVG, and more. Coolors is also available as an iOS App, Adobe … View Post ?
Indonesia-based Grafast Design Studio has e up with a series of interesting logos that bine different shapes and letters into unique symbols that visually represent the brand name. In each logo, the letters used are the initials of the brand name and the shapes represent the product or service offered by the pany. For example, the logo for … View Post ?
Conventional 3D animation tools are time-consuming, labour-intensive, and can take years to master. Now, Google Research in collaboration with Czech Technical University in Prague, ETH Zurich, and the University of Washington have e up with an open source sketch-based framework named Monster Mash that allows both experts and amateurs to create casual … View Post ?
TikToker Natasha Badger recently uploaded a video of her Graphic Design teacher Danny Rankin conducting a "Rapid Roast" session in which he quickly goes through his students' work and shares his first impressions about what's good or bad about the designs. The aim of this exercise is not to embarrass anyone, but to offer constructive criticism and make … View Post ?
To promote IKEA’s debut in Egypt, agency MI7 Cairo came up with an innovative launch campaign that merged the brand’s modularity with ancient Egyptian architecture and artifacts. The three ad series features the Throne of Tutankhamun, the Qasr El Nil Lion, and the Sphinx in dismantled forms with step-by-step instructions on how to assemble them, just like … View Post ?
Tom Cargill from Satori Graphics has e up with an interesting before-and-after tutorial that shows you how a design or a layout can be improved considerably by making minor changes to its typography. He uses different techniques to improve the hierarchy, contrast, and legibility of text in professional ads by Gucci, Heineken, Marmite, and more. Are the … View Post ?
Previously, we featured the top trends in graphic design, logo design, web design, photography, and typography for 2021. In today’s post, we focus on the latest color trends with the help of this excellent list by Ioana Teleanu from UXgoodies. 2021 is all about light hues, glassmorphism, natural tones, and Aegean teal. On the other hand, contrasting … View Post ?
When you think of legendary artists, names like Da Vinci, Van Gogh, and Picasso are a few that e to mind. But who is the most famous artist of all time? And which artists are the most popular in your country? UK-based Ken Bromley Art Supplies analyzed worldwide Google data to find the most searched artist in each country. They created a world map to … View Post ?
In a major breakthrough for the photography industry, Adobe has released a powerful new feature called 'Super Resolution' that can upsize an image 4x times while preserving its details and colors. For instance, you can turn a 10-megapixel image into a 40-megapixel image and maintain its sharpness at a higher resolution, thereby improving its … View Post ?
Previously, we featured the top trends in logo design, web design, colors, photography, and typography for 2021. In today’s post, we focus on the latest graphic design trends with the help of this excellent infographic by Depositphotos. After a turbulent year, design trends and aesthetics in 2021 will aim to provide a sense of confidence, happiness, and … View Post ?