Best Of Web And Design In December 2012


Unfortunely its our last monthly round-up of 2012. What a year 2012 has been. There’s been a lot of new design trends amergeing its exciting to see what the hot new design trends will be in 2012. Even thoe December usually is a slow month,  because of the Christmas holidays, never the less there’s been a many great tutorials, articles to read through.

 I hope you enjoy the blog post, and we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.


Man Of Steel Symbol In Illustrator And Photoshopsuperman

So in this tutorial it will show you how to create the Superman, Man of Steel logo using Illustrator and Photoshop. We will also utilize some stock photos for textures and the original poster for reference. The whole process will take from 3-5 hours depending on your pace. In the end it will be really fun to create and well worth the time spent.

The great art deco style image


So for this tutorial we will create a Art Deco image based on the poster of The Great Gatsby movie. We will use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create the whole thing. The process is not difficult but it’s very time consuming. Another thing to notices, is that there’s no specific rules but to keep the square angles.

How To Create a Vintage Style Greaser T-Shirt Design


So for this tutorial we will create a Art Deco image based on the poster of The Great Gatsby movie. We will use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create the whole thing. The process is not difficult but it’s very time consuming. Another thing to notices, is that there’s no specific rules but to keep the square angles.

How to Create a Nail Polish Bottle with Basic Shapes and Gradientsnail-vanish 

In this quick tutorial you will create two nail varnish/polish bottles using Adobe Illustrator. We will use a Warp Effects, some gradients and the Pathfinder panel. You can use at as an icon or as a template for designing nail polish labels. Useful and very easy to create!



Use gradients to make character designs popgradients

Psychedelic artworks are built by harmoniously composing contrasting elements. For illustrator Igor Šcekic, they rely on the contrast between digital and hand-crafted elements; mixing graphics and representational elements, and applying traditional compositional techniques to abstract elements.

Royal 3D Text Effect in Photoshop CS63d-text

This tutorial will explain how to use the new 3D tools in Photoshop CS6 to create an elegant royal 3D text effect.

How to Draw a Camcorder Icon From Scratch in Photoshopcamcorder

In this tutorial, you will explain how to draw a camcorder icon from scratch in Photoshop using shape layers, brushes, and layer styles.

Easy Chalk Ornament Typography In Photoshopchalk-typography

In this tutorial we will try to create a stylish ornament typography and then apply a chalkboard effect using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and some vector ornaments. The whole process is simple but time consuming, so I would take at least 3 hours to recreate this design.

Web And Design Articles

Beyond CMS: Non-Traditional and Creative Ways to Use WordPressnon-traditional-ways-to-use-wordpress

WordPress being the most popular CMS in the world gives users and developers considerable flexibility in terms of design and functionality. Nevertheless, there is a myth that all sites developed on WordPress are of the same type. We are not going to discuss the origin of the myth – one quick look into the WordPress showcase section is enough to disprove it, instead we will demonstrate how different and flexible in reality WordPress could be.

A Look Into: Essential Firefox Tools For Web Developersa-look-into-fire-bug

Firefox has long been the preferred browser for web development. There are a number of useful add-ons to do the job. In this post, we are going to look into a few add-ons that I think is essential to be installed if you are going to do web development. Also we are going to uncover some of the features in these add-ons that can help.

10 Development Trends and Skills for Developers in 2013


With the evolution in technology, software development has not only evolved but has also matured a lot. An undeniable fact is that technology can never be static because it has to accommodate the needs of the people who are associated with it. From whatever I have seen of the software world, I must admit that it is indeed a dynamic field. Like I always say, the technology is evolving constantly and sometimes it gets really difficult to keep up with the ongoing trends.

All You Need to Know About XML Sitemapssitemaps 

When we talk about sitemaps, most people think about a web page with links on it. There is however a more useful type of sitemap: the XML Sitemap. What are the benefits of having one? Are there other types? How is an XML Sitemap created? Read on to find out.

10 Helpful Things Every WordPress Plug-in Developer Needs to Keep in Mindwordpress-development

WordPress plug-ins are available to add just about any type of enhanced functionality to the platform. In fact, plug-ins are a major reason why WordPress is such a popular content management system and versatile platform that now extends far beyond blogging sites. Many PHP developers are getting in on the action by developing WordPress plug-ins, either for their own enjoyment or for paying clients.

What The Heck Is SEO? A Rebuttalwhat-heck-seo

This article is a collective reply of the active members of the SEO community to the article “The Inconvenient Truth About SEO” in which Paul Boag discusses the value of search engine optimization for website owners. Written and edited by Bill Slawski and Will Critchlow, this article explains what exactly “SEO” means today and discusses the common view many Web designers share about the work of SEO companies.—Ed.


Handy Icons – Free Web Font Kithandy-drawn-icons

This resource includes 99 hand drawn icons that have been converted to a webfont for use in your online applications. Simply load the font and use letters in place of icon .png files. Using font icons is a great step to make your website retina ready.

Festive Bells And Stars Seamless Free Vector Patterns


A great festive pattern, which includes a lot variety of different design elements. The pattern comes in three different colors, in order for to choose from. The pattern is completely free, and can be used in commercial and non commercial design projects as you please.

Free Set of Concrete Textures


Today we have a great set of concrete textures that can be downloaded for free. They are perfect for use in your own designs when you need to add some texture. The set includes 10 different concrete textures.

Vintage Badge Templates – Brushes, Vectors and Textures


This resource includes 12 brushes and 12 vector badges. The badges are blank allowing you to layout your own text and embellishments. The download also includes 8 vintage paper textures for use with the badges.


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  • Sila Mahmud

    wow ! what a nice work!!