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Tutorial: How To Create A Black and White Photograph in Photoshop

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on August 20, 2014 in Tutorials

There are quite a few different ways that you can create a black and white photo in Photoshop. Here is a short tutorial that explains three of these techniques. All of these techniques are quick and easy. Have fun with them!   Technique #1: Convert to Grayscale This is a great technique for quickly converting one of your color photos into black and white. The only problem with this technique though is that it is permanent and you can’t re-adjust afterwards. For some of your projects, this might be all that you need whereas for others, this might not be the best black an

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12 Awesome Examples of Brand Identity: Logos, Business Cards and more.

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on August 11, 2014 in Graphic design reviews, Logo & Brand review

Having a good identity design is essential for every brand. A strong brand identity helps your consumers to recognize your company while it also sets the tone and establishes your business as a leader in its market. Graphic designers are skilled brand identity creators and it is there job to create a brand identity for your company that stands out from all the rest. Here are 12 Awesome Examples of Brand Identities that I found on the Internet. Designers from all over the world created these samples and it just goes to show you the vast amount of options and amazing potential that there is t

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Great logo, branding and packaging design by The Tomato Stall

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on August 6, 2014 in Logo & Brand review

This is a rebrand project created by Designers Anonymous, a London-based design studio. The Tomato Stall is a little known grower of specialty tomatoes on the Isle of Wright in the UK. Why are these tomatoes so special? Their tomatoes are grown with an increased amount of sunshine on the southern English Isle of Wright making them taste fresher and better than most tomatoes on the market today. From their delicious tomatoes, they create lovely artisanal products that they sell in shops, delis and at markets stalls throughout the UK. The Tomato Stall rebrand packs a huge punch. The new b

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Tapit: A New and Revolutionary iPhone App that will Change the Way We Shop

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on August 4, 2014 in Industry News

Today, as I was scanning through a few articles on some of my favorite blogs, I stumbled upon an article that wrote about a new iPhone app called Tapit. Tapit is a new iPhone app created by Swisscom. It is an iPhone app that was designed to make all of our lives easier and it is one of the newest apps to be released amongst a recent surge of interest in mobile apps that allow you to pay for groceries, coffees and more with just a tap of the finger. Tapit was released about a month ago and it is called itself the “Swiss wallet of the future”. Essentially, with Tapit, people throughou

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7 Cool Time-saving iPhone Features

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on July 30, 2014 in Industry News

The iPhone is one of those amazing new technology developments of the last century that has changed the world that we live in. Because of the iPhone, so many cool tools and features are now available to us that are within reach of our fingertips. Here are 7 of those cool iPhone features that help save us time and make our every day lives a little bit easier. Enjoy! 1. Customize Alert Sounds Are you tired of all the alert sounds on your iPhone sounding the same? Wouldn’t it be nice to have different sounds when you get a voicemail, receive a text, email or new tweet alert? If you want to

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Cool 2D Flat Surface Free Background Maker

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on July 23, 2014 in Free Wallpapers, Industry News

Wanna experience something cool? Would you like to see how someone is making art with computer code? While my friend at Pixellogo was cruising the Internet the other day, he discovered this amazing new 2d flat surface free background maker that was created as a joint effort between Matthew Wagerfield and Tobias van Schneider. What is it exactly? The Flat Surface Shader is based on the Lambertian Reflectance model, where the color of a triangle is calculated by a variety of different light sources within a particular scene. It is a great alternative to creating 3d effects with WebGL. Bas

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How to design the ultimate business card

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on July 17, 2014 in Business Card Designs

I collect business cards. I have a shoebox in my closet that is overflowing with awesome business cards that I have collected over the years. But, out of these hundred business cards that I have kept, I must have thrown out another thousand. So, why did I decide to keep these specific 100 business cards? The business cards that I keep are all amazing business card designs that have blown me away. A great business card design is an essential marketing tool for your business. Clients will remember an attractive business card and it will create new business for you. Here are a few tips to help

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A 3D Logo Collection that will blow your mind

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on July 7, 2014 in 3D Type logos, Logo & Brand review, Logo Templates

Are you looking to modernize your company’s logo? Do you need a logo that is unique, eye-catching and stunning? A 3d logo for your company might be exactly what you need. 3D logos have become very trendy in the past few years and they are a great way to capture your client’s attention. It really is no surprise that 3d logos are so popular now seeing as they are so attractive and they are good representations of the 3-dimensional world that we live in every day. Every company needs a logo as a logo represents a company’s signature, identity and vision. Your company’s logo is your cal

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Best Entertainment Apps for iPhone & iPad: Music & Video

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on July 4, 2014 in Industry News

Here is a list of some amazing entertainment apps out there for your iPhone and iPad. These apps are great ways for you to keep up with all your favorite movies and TV shows as well as being great tools for discovering new music. Netflix Are you a Netflix member already? If you are and you don’t have this app yet, what are you waiting for? Add this app to your iPhone or iPad and now, you can watch your movies on the go. If you aren’t a Netflix member yet, for only $8.99 a month, you can download this app and thousands of movies and TV Shows are instantly available to you for your s

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20 Cool & Creative Business Card Designs

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on June 30, 2014 in Business Card Designs

Business cards are very valuable marketing materials for every business. Whether you hand out your business card to someone that you have just met at a dinner party or if it just sits in front of the cash register of your store, a business card is a great way for people to remember who you are and what you do. So, what makes a good business card? First and foremost, a good business card should clearly show your company logo and contact information. You business card should have a clean and uncluttered design that clearly displays all of the information that your customers will need in a ver

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