The Best Design Articles From 2009
- December 24th, 2009
An overview for new and old readers over at Creative Nerds of the best articles which we produced and published in 2009. The article is just simply a collection of our favourite and best articles for you to enjoy and check out.
If your anything like me i use Photoshop near enough every day weather I’m cropping images or designing a poster for a client, i’m always on the hunt for new Photoshop tutorials in order to help expand my knowledge and to learn new Photoshop techniques. This is a compilation of 100 best Photoshop tutorials from 2009.
A great interview with a successful blogger and freelance designer. The man behind design bumps spectacular brand new redesign, also the editor and founder of two great blogs Line 25 and Blog Spoon Graphics.
Here’s a collection of horrific commercial Photoshop disasters made by professional graphic designers, who have made a poor job of not paying attention to detail when it comes to retouching photos.
A high resolution spiral brush set, featuring over 14 amazing brushes for you to play around with.The brush is available for free and has been released under the creative commons license. It would be great if you could leave feed back about the brush set within the comments below.
The compilation consist of 70 of the best Photoshop actions collected from all around the web from photo effects to actions for even creating photo borders, An essential design resource for all designers weather your an expert or an beginner.
A very fresh but slick RSS icon set exclusive to Creative Nerds Readers, the icon set includes a range of various different colours for you to have a play around with. I hope you like the icons.
3D typography is a very popular design trend which is rapidly appearing all over the web, as well as being a very popular design trend it’s also very inspirational. Within this article I have compiled a list and showcased 25 unique 3d typography inspirational designs for creative nerds.
An interview with Martin Leblanc the creative genius behind Icon Finder, An amazing interview where Martins shares why he set up icon finder, future plans for the site and his marketing strategy for promoting Icon Finder.
A great collection of some really beautiful light abstract brushes, which can be used to enhance your design work. The best part of the 45 sets of brushes is each brush is available for free of charge. I hope you enjoy this awesome compilation and put these brushes to good use.
A collection of over a 100 letter pressed icons, in various letter pressed styles exclusive to Creative Nerds readers. The icons include three PSD files which are full of icons which you can drag and drop into your designs.
This article features a huge amount of Photoshop web design tutorials, which will teach you simple effects which can be combined together in order to create a great website design. Theses tutorials are perfect for first time Photoshop users because there short and sweet.
A high resolution smoke Photoshop brush pack. The brush pack enables any one with knowledge within Photoshop to be capable to create a great design using cool smoke affects. The brush is available for free and has been released under the creative commons license.
Icons are essential within web design and within interface designs. There are many sites across the web where you can download free icons. This article features a wide selection of over 60 tutorials which will guide you through the process for learning how to design icons.
Its Christmas season therefore Creative Nerds have put together an Christmas social media icon set, available for commercial use which includes over 30+ high quality icons for you to enjoy.
A Great compilation of Creative Nerds favourite Free Fonts Which Are Perfect and suitable For creating Professional Logo Designs. A great collections of fonts which are perfect for designers who are designing on a small budget.
25 free must download design programs, the article features a range of different design programs including alternative programs for some of the most popular design programs such as Photoshop, flash and illustrator. A great collection of programs available for free which is perfect while currently suffering from a recession.
What’s been your favourite article featured on Creative Nerds ? leave a comment