Good Design is a Language

Designers need to be inspired. One way of being inspired is through quotes that are not only intelligent but catchy. A good quote contains as few words as possible but still maintaining the full meaning of the thought being conveyed. This quote by Massimo Vignelli is very true. Styles and […]

Strategian Logo Design Study 2

One of the logo study we have for Strategian was chosen by someone to be their main logo with minor design tweaks. The original study has a color palette of orange and gray as shown below. Our new client chose a different color palette for the same design. The new […]

Change Product Image for Components with TM Extra Product Options

If you are accustomed to WooCommerce’s variable product wherein the main product image changes depending on the selected variable and you wanted the same setup for your composite product then read on. The composite product contains a component that has the TM Extra Product Options (EPO) fields on it. The […]

Make a post carousel with lightbox using SiteOrigin

1. Create a SiteOrigin custom post type. You can find it under Tools > Post Types when you are logged into your WordPress Dashboard. Insert a SiteOrigin Image Widget and enable the Lightbox. 2. Copy the SiteOrigin’s carousel template files from \so-widgets-bundle\widgets\post-carousel\tpl\ to your theme’s \tpl\ folder. The two files […]

Cityscape

This is an artwork I did using some free Photoshop brushes I got on the net. This is available for download here in 1024×768 maximum size.

Effective Homepage Designs

A homepage should catch a few seconds of attention given to it, that is why it is important to have the layout convey the message well. Above the fold placement has been practiced by traditional print media for many years now, it is the upper half of a newspaper fold. […]

People’s Design Award 2009

Nomination is now open for the Cooper-Hewitt People’s Design Award for 2009. Selection criteria are the following; excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life. There are 7 design awards namely Architecture, Communications, Fashion, Interaction, Interior, Landscape Architecture, and Product Design to be given under 3 categories.

Refresh Booth Evolution

There are times when we design booths that started as a big space but the final outcome ends up a much smaller space. Dove Refresh booth is one of the example of those projects. This project started on a 5x10m space and was later reduced to a 3x3m space.

Enlightened Design Competitions

Enlightened is sponsoring a jewellery design competition for 2008-2009. The designs must incorporate their Passion Topaz® gemstone collection. There are two categories to the competition: Basic Passion and Passion De Luxe. Basic Passion is for entrees with classic touch while Passion De Luxe is for experimental designs. Pre-deadline is on […]

Design is AIR

Seoul Design Competition “Design Is AIR” goal is to design environmentally-friendly designs for sustainable city life. The winner was announced last March 2008 and the competition four fields of design: Earth (Environment),  Water (Communication in Flow), Wind (Experience in Media City Scape), Fire (Objects in Urban Culture). The entrees are […]

Sans Serif Font Collection 02

Here is another sans serif font collection that I recently installed on my computer. These serif fonts have a clean look on it making it a good candidate for corporate type of logo design projects.

Illustrated Web Designs

Many design studios and freelance designers have website designs that are rich in graphics and illustrations. Most of these sites are done in flash with animations, the only problem with flash is that search engines won’t be able to index the content of the site, thus lesser possibility of ranking. […]