A picture is worth a thousand words – that is what the old adage has always said. When you consider the emotive qualities of a well-taken photograph, the information that can be stored and the incredible ability our mind has to brand an image into our brains, it is clear that it is one saying…Continue Reading “Think Different: 5 Truly ‘Original’ Photo Blogs”

Digital art is becoming one of the biggest genres in the art world. Sites like DeviantArt are full of the pictures by amateur artists created using programs like Photoshop, presenting us with a beautiful form of media that redefines the meaning of creativity – especially with those mixed media formats that incorporate a little of…Continue Reading “10+1 Beautiful and Bizarre Works of the World’s Best Digital Artists”

As we say goodbye to 2011 and welcome another year of the decade no-one can name (the tenties; the tennies; the tens anyone?) we begin to wonder just what exciting trends web design will see in 2012. The fact is that companies are becoming increasingly focused on using the Internet as a revenue stream. As…Continue Reading “New Trends in Web Design You Cannot Ignore”

One topic that has always been hot has been typography. Even in the days of print, creating a new style was a big deal and had the potential to change the standards and practices of the time. That did not change as we moved on through the times, and now that we live in a…Continue Reading “Best Trends in Modern Typography (and How It Is Different)”

Texture is a major element of all art. But there is a special significance with both digital art and photography, where detail is established and maintained through such means. That is why it is no surprise that Flickr, a place dedicated to those two mediums, is full of groups dedicated to textures. Of course, these…Continue Reading “10 Best Flickr Groups for Texture Inspiration”

It is amazing to see how fast 2011 has passed and how quickly 2012 is approaching. Through the year there has been a major resurgence of the calendar as art movement, and we have seen some gorgeous designs as a consequence. In fact, there are more examples of inspirational calendars than there were in 2007,…Continue Reading “10 Most Inspirational Calendar Designs for Creative People”