Colour Palette- Morning at the beach

This colour palette was created with adobe colour it is called 'Summer Morning.' Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for … Continue reading Colour Palette- Morning at the beach

Beautiful hand drawn birds from the nineteenth century

These beautifully hand drawn birds were taken from two books by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby; Beautiful Birds in Far off Lands and Birds of Gay Plumage.  They were successful writers and illustrators of books for children in the natural sciences.  They are beautifully illustrated works where the chromo-lithography technique is effectively made to reproduce some … Continue reading Beautiful hand drawn birds from the nineteenth century

Husky in UK Traveller Lonely Planet Magazine

Husky Hero Image

I found this delightful picture in the most recent edition of the UK Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine.   This Husky has different coloured eyes caused by a condition called Heterochromia.  Heterochromia results due to uneven melanin distribution and inbreeding.  Melanin is what gives colours to the irises.  It so happens that many puppies have the almond-shaped pale … Continue reading Husky Hero Image

Ansel Adams – attention to detail is everything

Ansel Adams Born February 20, 1902 Known for Photography Ansel Adams was one of the great photographers of the 20th century. Ansel Adams was born in San Francisco, and he began to take photographs in the High Sierra and Yosemite National Park, with which much of his name is permanently associated, he became a professional … Continue reading Ansel Adams – attention to detail is everything

Adult Colouring Books the new bestsellers

Some of the best selling books online are adult colouring books. They are not like your typical children's colouring books – which have huge illustrations and are not especially challenging to anybody who has hand-eye coordination and is over the age of 12. Adult colouring books are incredibly intricate and are characterised by small details … Continue reading Adult Colouring Books the new bestsellers

Captivating Pictures from Finnish Winter

Japanese photographer Yuichi Yokota traveled during three months to live the Finnish winter in Lapland. Extreme temperatures, snow-covered landscapes, auroras borealis and journeys in sled with huskies all that characterized a freezing winter season and warm and poetic moments offered by nature. Source: Captivating Pictures from Finnish Winter

15 Super Useful Typography Tools and Frameworks

Nowadays, web design is almost 95% of typography. Typography includes the use of modern CSS techniques and web fonts, which makes it easy for you to obtain complex things carried out in no time. A web designer that gets the best typography tools can increase the aesthetic appeal of a website. Source: 15 Super Useful … Continue reading 15 Super Useful Typography Tools and Frameworks

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Mindfulness – 5 blog posts to inspire and calm

Take a mindfulness break Mindfulness practise and meditation is an integral aspect of my working day. It has allowed me to take a softer and gentle approach to the way I design. As I create more space in my mind it changes the way I see. The following 'curated content' are a selection of some … Continue reading Mindfulness – 5 blog posts to inspire and calm