How to Create a Grunge Text Effect Using a Displacement Map in Adobe Photoshop

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 DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION ENVATO TUTS+

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a text effect using displacement mapping in Adobe Photoshop.I created a Text Destroyer with unlimited text effects using the same method for my GraphicRiver portfolio.

Blup Numbers Shows the Inside of Typography

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Blup Numbers is a collaborative typography project for the 36DaysOfTypes Open Call, dedicated to explore the forms and fluids along with typography, where the use of the color and textures take on major importance, creating an imaginary world where typography is shown their inside side. The project was created and shared by T A V O ., … Continue reading Blup Numbers Shows the Inside of Typography

Paper Marbling Textures Vol.3

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 GRAPHICBURGER

The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.

The Properties of Light looks at the balance between sculpture and architecture

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In 2016 sculptures by the artist Fred Sandback were exhibited in buildings designed by the famous architect and Pritzker Prize winner Luis Barragán. Entitled The Properties of Light, the on-site installation became a sensitive dialogue between the two creative disciplines – one that is now celebrated in a new book of the same name. It … Continue reading The Properties of Light looks at the balance between sculpture and architecture

Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

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Washington Post — Technology

Several people who own Amazon Echo speakers have reported a strange bug: The Alexa voice assistant has been laughing for apparently no reason. Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous. Others have said that Alexa has laughed after being asked to turn on the lights — and may have misheard the … Continue reading Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

The Colour Red

The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses to action.  Red is psychologically stimulating, and it can be used to increase blood circulation.  Representing passion and power, red is the colour that will attract the most attention. The color red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is associated with danger, war, energy strength, determination desire, and love.

A swatch fan of pantone colour matching system

What is the Pantone Colour Matching System?

The Pantone Colour Matching System is a system for identifying, matching and communicating colours across product design, graphic design and marketing. It utilises a unique numbering system for identifying its colours.

An explosion of colours at the colour run

Colour Theory Terms You Need to Know

As a web designer, my aim in studying colours is to acquire the knowledge that will enable me to use and combine them to support the purposes of the website I am building. I may use understated, muted colours for quiet and subtle sites (Corporate Website).

Logos With Their Hues Swapped Highlight The Role Of Color In Branding

Logos With Their Hues Swapped Highlight The Role Of Color In Branding (Taxi daily news)

Brands' colour schemes are often just as important as their logos. When Lufthansa announced it was ditching its lively yellow for a more subdued blue, creatives raised their eyebrows, arguing that the initial colour was more iconic than the company's logo.

colour run palette

Color Sites for Designers – 51 of the best — (Print Magazine)

These are 50 of the best color sites for designers. Here, you'll find sites that offer colour palettes and colour schemes for designers. A site that offers a curated collection of colour schemes for any purpose.

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt AoiroStudio Mar 02, 2018 We are exploring the Southern part of Iceland today with photographer Marina Weishaupt. She is from Germany and truly a passionate about nature, animals, and environment.

The red and green specialists: why human colour vision is so odd

The red and green specialists: why human colour vision is so odd (Aeon)

Most mammals rely on scent rather than sight. Look at a dog's eyes, for example they're usually on the sides of its face, not close together and forward-facing like ours. Having eyes on the side is good for creating a broad field of vision, but b...

(Reblog) How To Photograph Seascapes

Photographing the sea and the waves can be both challenging and fun. People often ask me what "the right settings" are to shoot moving water so I decided to write a little guide on it. There are many options depending on what look you're going for.

Improve Your Food Photography With Six Easy Tricks (Reblog)

When it comes to food photography, your goal is to capture the dish as well as possible while making sure it looks appealing. You want to entice the viewer to order or crave that dish. If you are new to this genre, here are a few tricks that may help you craft a better shot.

Good Graphic Design is Critical to Solidifying Your Brand’s Image (reblog)

You have probably heard the saying ‘a picture conveys a thousand words.' You can use this concept to promote the brand image of the products or services you are offering to sell to the public via an eye-catching graphic design of your organization’s logo .

Colour code your life

How to organise with colour

Colour, the indispensable tool of designers worldwide can also help you organise everything from the office to the home.From time to time we all have a difficult time organising some important part of our lives — our filing cabinets, our schedules, email, or any number of elements at home or at work. Colour may be the solution! Organising with colour can help streamline your routine, improve your productivity and save time.  Colour coded systems of organising are up to four times faster than conventional methods.  As a result colour coding will make your job and lives easier, decrease stress and increase our self-confidence.

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Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

Design News Daily- Monday 29th January 2018

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

20 Best Tools to Generate Color Palettes

Some great tools that simplify the creative process when working with colour. 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 small … Continue reading 20 Best Tools to Generate Color Palettes

The boathouse – colour palette

William Glackens debt to the Impressionists can be seen in the intense colours, the energetic brushwork and textured surface.   I call this the boathouse.