posters · movies · inspiration · graphic design · 2008

The Best Posters of 2008

Following our winner "The Best of 2008" series, today we've got plenty of posters for you guys! All the cool stuff... movies, Obama, and design in general! I hope you enjoy these! ;)

Shields · Rob · feature · artwork

Artwork Feature #3: Rob Shields - Until There's Nothing Left

This is part of our new weekly series of posts. Here we feature a selected piece of art and have a little chat with the designer who made it. They give us a bit of background information and details about how the work was conceptualized and created. This week's pick is Rob Shields "Until There's Nothing Left". Rob Shields became a good of mine after we worked together a couple of times.

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #73

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

wallpaper · freebie · download

20 Fantastic Deviant Wallpapers - Part 2

I took my time to go through the wallpaper category on Deviantart and this time I selected 20 special ones to share with you guys, it's not only a good resource but really good inspiration as well so take a look and get the ones you like.

web design · inspiration

Web Design Inspiration: Mike Precious

We love portfolios... getting to see someone else's great work is something that anyone loves, except those jealous people out there that just don't enjoy other people's works. Today, we got to know this great designer called Mike Precious. Now, I don't know if he's name is actually "Precious" or what, but that's pretty damn awesome.

sites of the week · 2008

2008 - The best sites of the year

2008 was awesome and our Best Sites of the Week's series brought to us a lot of amazing trends on web design. We've featured amazing redesigns and web apps that made our lives online even better. So we've selected some of the best sites of the year in a single post.

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #72

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

T-shirt Design · ilustration

50 Best T-Shirt Designs of 2008

Everybody loves a t-shirt, and not only a plain tee, it gotta have a design to it, a lot of colors, black and white, no matter what you like you will find a lot of options because here is a selection of the 50 best designs of 2008,check it out and enjoy. The 2008 best t-shirt designs are provided by www.iloveteedesign

video clip · video · music · 80's

Abduzeedo 80's Party

Friday we'll be celebrating Abduzeedo's 2nd birthday. We are really happy with the tremendous growth we had during this year. And to begin the celebration works, how about a 80's party?? Heck, yeah. Enjoy these, people!

wallpaper of the week · wallpaper · iphone

Wallpaper of the Week #35 - Psychedelic Life

The wallpaper of this week is, again, from one of our tutorials, time time however it's an incredible image created by Guilherme Marconi, the Psychedelic Life Tutorial. Check the tutorial out to understand a bit more of how Guilherme Marconi works, it's definitely worth it.

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #71

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

Recognition · design · Brand

Brand Recognition

So many of the best brands and icons we're familiar with today are cross-lingual, and are embedded in our minds, they were designed so that anyone can recognize & understand them. With these the shape and/or colour alone is enough to decipher what you are looking at.

Palettes · design · Colour

Colour Palettes

Colour palettes can be seen everywhere. They are an area which designers much consider when working on a project.

icons · freebie

Great Christmas Icons

Well, we all know it's that time of year, and if you not in the spirit yet here is a good chance for you to change the looks on your website or desktop and put some xmas spirit into it by adding some xmas icons. These are all from deviantart galleries so please read the terms of use of each icon and to download th

terminator · movies · inspiration · collection

Terminator Collection

May 22nd is still a little far away, but the buzz for the latest installment of the Terminator franchise got huge with a full trailer released just a few days ago. We just couldn't let it pass unnoticed, so this is another post of our collection series! I don't have much to say about Terminator.

of · hdr · best · 2008

2008 Most Beautiful HDR Images

2008 was a great year for HDR. Hundreds of blogs were posting about the new and awesome way of photographing. So did abduzeedo, we wrote lots of articles which were visited more than 2 million times. Enjoy our list of the most beautiful and most interesting HDR Images of this year. In this year the HDR-photomapping became really huge. Why?

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #70

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

graphic design · course

Great Graphic Design Online Courses

Every career has two sides: one is the light and bright side, which brings us joy and happiness... you actually enjoy doing what you do. But there's another side, the heavy burden you have to carry, the price you have to pay for having the dream job.

tutorial · photoshop

2008 Most Useful Photoshop Tutorials

In this year, 2008, that is about to end, I had the opportunity to write quite a few Photoshop tutorials for PSDTUTS, Digital Arts, and of course here on Abduzeedo. I also read lots of tutorials during the year.

photo manipulation · photoshop · retouch · retouching · tutorial

Bored at home with Photoshop

Well it's been almost 7 months since I posted my last video on here and I have learned a lot of great techniques since then.

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #69

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

tutorial · reader tutorial · guest writer · gimp

Reader Tutorial: Easy Way to Create Light Effects in GIMP in 9 Steps

Following our Reader Tutorial series we have a GIMP tutorial from Maximilian Dirkmamn, a 14 years old boy from Munich Germany, that design on his free time. The idea of this series is give opportunity to the readers to show their work and, of course help the design community sharing tips and opinions.

best of the week

Best of the Week #43 - 60+ big news!

It's time to our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web, a bit of architecture, Ads, tech news, awesome reads and other crazy stuffs!

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #68

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

3 · grass · picks · tutorial · web · web picks

Web Picks #3: GRASS

Web Picks is a new series here on Abduzeedo. The idea of the articles is to choose a subject, and present photography, artwork, designs, illustrations and tutorials we find on the topic; and put them together. When designing we tend to forget to look at mediums other than the one we are currently working in.

art · batman · comic · comic books · comics · design · graphic novels · spiderman · superhero · superheroes · superman

Inspiration: Comics and Graphic Novels - Part Two: Batman

In Part Two of my Comics and Graphic Novels inspiration articles, I will be looking at the caped crusader, Batman.

video-game · video of the week · video

Video of the Week #28

I've always been a video-game fan. Since the very first Atari 2600 back in the 80's, playing games like Pitfall, Hero, and Enduro. After that I had quite a few consoles, from one generation to the next; Sega Master, Genesis, Playstation 1, PS2, and now my Xbox 360.

landscape · inspiration

Inspiration: Landscape by Levi Von Veluw

When you think you seen everything is when you find something that you have never even thought about, the work of Levi Von Veluw is insane and a must see for everyone, check out his landscape project and tell me what you think. Levi van Veluw´s photo series are self-portraits, drawn and photographed by himself: a one-man-process.

boagworld · tips · video · web design

Design Tips: Educating Clients to say Yes

Design is all about providing the best solution for a problem to a target audience. That's at least the simple way to describe what we do right?

4th · estate · inspiration · live · video · we · where

Video Inspiration: This Is Where We Live

I love stopmotion movies. I have done lots of them and I am always interested in seeing new. This movie blew my mind. A project which dures over 3 weeks was done by many animateurs.

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #67

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.

sites of the week

Sites of the week #30

For this week we have selected some great sites such as What a Lovely Name and Michael Paul Young's portfolio. Also we have an interesting flash site called Hello Design and much, much more! As usual we would love to hear from you, keep sending your suggestions to us and we will be more than happy to feature your site. Thanks and enjoy guys!

motion graphics · inspiration

Superb Motion Graphics Inspiration

We sure love a cool design piece... who doesn't love a fresh new piece made by Marconi, or James White? But when we talk about motion graphics, that's a whole new level of coolness. Motion graphics makes us literally travel through out design, and that's a big deal. MK12 is a design agency located in Kansas City, USA...

wallpaper of the week · wallpaper · iphone

Wallpaper of the Week #34 - Christmas

The wallpaper of this week is from one of our tutorials, the Beautiful Fluffy Clouds in Photoshop - Christmas Tutorial.

daily inspiration

Daily Inspiration #66

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate, just send us, via email, the image with the link from where you found it, also use "Daily Inspiration" in the subject, and don't forget to send your Abduzeedo username.