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Inspiration and knowledge to help architects build better cities

© MD Pursuit Architects: HII Architects Location: No. 420, Section 2, Shulin St, South District, Tainan City, Taiwan Executive Designers: Jing-Yuan Hu, Kao-Chun Huang, Bin-Chuan Lai, Chia-Hern Wei Lighting Designer: Bo-Kuan Wu Visual Design: block design Block.tw Area: 364.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: MD Pursuit © MD Pursuit Text description provided by the architects. … Continue reading HIIHUB / HII Architects

Lufthansa presents a new brand design (reblog)

LUFTHANSA revealed last Feb. 7 its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. In front of more than 3,000 guests in Frankfurt and Munich, Lufthansa officially presented a Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 with the new design.

(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.

Country cool – colour palette

Lush green, wheat yellow and rust brown star in this rural-inspired colour scheme that is quite contemporary.  I call it Country Cool.

Quote from Farenheit 451

Ray Bradbury – Quote

Those who don't build must burn - Ray Bradbury

Northern Lights – colour palette

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.

Monet the magpie – colour palette

The Magpie was one of Monet's early attempts at capturing the effects of snow on the landscape.  This palette is called the Magpie.

16 travel illustrations from the 1960’s

I created these illustrations from a number of old newspapers from the 1960's.  The images have been isolated from travel sections of newspapers.  They are lovely and clean when viewed on their own.

Vision Quest – It’s what HAPPENS in those 6 minutes

I remember watching "Vision Quest" at the George Street, Cinemas during a stopover in Sydney travelling home to Canberra from boarding school in Brisbane.  It was released in Australia under the title "Crazy for You".  It did not rival the box office success of the "Karate Kid" at the time however it was a more accurate picture of teen life.  I remember wanting to see it as I heard that Madonna had a brief appearance singing, "Crazy for You."

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

Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.

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The Colour Blue

The Colour Blue has always been my favourite colour.  Apparently, I am in good company as blue is one of the most well-liked colours.  It is the least gender specific having equal appeal to both men and women. Blue can affect us physically it calms and sedates, cools and aids intuition. "Good things are associated … Continue reading The Colour Blue

Living on the edge by Marco Grassi

Living on the edge by Marco Grassi WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | Who would like to be there right now?! Marco Grassi: Photos Source: Living on the edge by Marco Grassi

Something Different: Using a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Yep, a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography! When photographers encounter the dreaded creative rut , it is often accompanied by feelings of panic or despair and an overwhelming drive to climb out of the merciless void that seems to have gobbled up all your creative energy. Source: Something Different: Using a Telephoto Lens for Landscape … Continue reading Something Different: Using a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

January’s Been a Long Month – Kick Back With These Photography Links Of The Week

Relax With These Photography Links As another terrific week flies by in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching through a massive list of links looking for the very best ones to share here with everyone. Source: January’s Been a Long Month – Kick Back With These Photography Links Of The Week

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Creating an Illustration Guideline

An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our illustrations Why is it needed? Identifying the core values and a high-level rationale as to why you need illustrations is key to outlining your style. Source: Creating an … Continue reading Creating an Illustration Guideline

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Photographer captures incredible light pillars that look like something out of a Sci-Fi show

Beam me up, Scotty! At least, that’s what photographer Timothy Joseph Elzinga (AKA Timmy Joe) thought when he was woken up by his 2 year old son at 1:30am and saw this through the window. Being based in Canada, Timmy initially thought these were actually the Northern Lights. Source: Photographer captures incredible light pillars that … Continue reading Photographer captures incredible light pillars that look like something out of a Sci-Fi show

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