The first step to creating any iOS app is to actually begin designing and drawing the app. People can’t understand your iOS design fully and fluently with just your words; apps are visual things, and so need visual drawings to communicate them to other people. You have to sit down at your desk with a piece of…Continue Reading “Wireframes and iOS design: everything you need to know to draft an amazing mobile app”
I love cheat sheets. They’re not only handy, they’re practically essential for many graphic designers who are expected to know a never-ending list of numbers and codes: standard sizes for various applications, color hex codes, basic web languages, and, of course, myriad keyboard shortcuts for powerful graphic design software. Unless you have a photographic memory…Continue Reading “10 graphic design cheat sheets”
This is a guest post by Denis Pakhaliuk, CEO of Ramotion. They deliver icon design and iPhone development services for clients all over the world and I can tell you they rock! People always ask me where we get new ideas for icons. We use a lot of reference and great works to inspire ourselves. I decided to collect…Continue Reading “20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design”
Follow Patrick Branigan on Twitter @pbranigan | patrickbranigan.com | fourfifthsdesign.com In September of 2007, I chose to engage in a four year art program at the University at Buffalo’s Department of Visual Studies. My hope was that my interest in graphic design would lead me on a path far from the arid and repetitive routine…Continue Reading “Design Students: Build Your Confidence Before Your Portfolio”
After the huge success of the IdN subscription giveaway organized with our friends from Magnation, we both decided to extend our collaboration! So meet Printspiration Giveaway, an ongoing effort to inspire and reward our creative readers with the latest and greatest inspirational magazines.
Every month we’re scanning the web for fresh blogs delivering quality content in the design-dev-freelance community, and these are the 10 entries for September. Yeah, I know, don’t have enough room in your RSS reader. Well, delete some old feeds :]