Posts Tagged ‘Design’

How to Create Flat Icons in Photoshop

How-Tos, Web Design | Posted by Keefr December 31st, 2013

photoshopThanks in part to iOS 7’s flat design, we’re experiencing a trend of flat design. Below is a nice tutorial on how to make flat icons in Photoshop — though something like this really screams for you to be utilizing Illustrator, Adobe’s original tool for making vector items.

How to Create Flat Icons in Photoshop

Create Fluid Width Videos

Web Design, Web Development | Posted by Keefr August 21st, 2011

I’ve always been a fixed-width kind of guy. I’ve always wanted to control every single pixel on the screen as much as possible. I’ve always worked with designers who felt the same way. There’s always just been a bit of disdain for lack preciseness and the added testing and points of failure that can come with fluid layouts. But it’s 2011. Screen sizes (and more importantly the browser sizes) are all over the map—not to mention that whole mobile space.

It’s now more important than ever to consider responsive design, and pack in as much flexibility as possible. Well how about videos? Typically when you embed a video from somewhere like YouTube, it has fixed dimensions. CSS-Tricks.com author, Chris Coyier guest writing at netmagazine does a great job addressing options for flexible videos.

Create Fluid Width Videos

Standard Trends in New—Age Minimalist Logo Designs

Web Design | Posted by Keefr June 29th, 2011

A little state-of-the-logo address from the UK’s Design Shack— trends in minimalist logo design. I really like the direction, and Design Shack does a great idea of breaking it down and explaining it all.

Standard Trends in New-Age Minimalist Logo Designs

50 Photoshop Actions to Enhance Your Photos

Web Design | Posted by Keefr May 1st, 2011

While not specific or exclusive to web design, I was amazed by a lot of these techniques — utilizing Photoshop actions to enhance and affect your photos.

50 Photoshop Actions to Enhance Your Photos