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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?

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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.

web design · inspiration · illustration

Inspiration: Foan82 (Renato Miguel Simoes)

Foan82 has an eye candy portfolio that is hard not to pay attention to, the quality and diversity of the work of Renato Simoes is just incredible, totally worth checking it out the work of this Portuguese designer. Foan was born in 1982 in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. He graduated from college in communication and graphics techniques of design.

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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

t. · t-shirts · monsiuer · inspiration

Inspiration: Monsieur T.

Beside Funkrush, my favourite clothing label is Monsieur T. I've been visiting the homepage for some years now. It's a small streetwear label founded in 2004 which print shirts by talented artists inspired by skateboard and snowboarding. Shirts

watchmen · inspiration · collection

Watchmen Collection

We already know the best movie of 2009: Watchmen! The legendary graphic novel will be hitting theaters in the next year, but the buzz is HUGE already. Every fan just loves when a new trailer comes out, because we get to see some marvelous footage of the film.

logos · inspiration

15+ Amazingly clever logos

Logo design is a huge part of graphic design. A logo is a name, symbol, or trademark designed for easy and definite recognition. I'd like to share with you a selection of logos that I feel are some of the best around.

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Daily Inspiration #65

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.

web design · inspiration

Inspiration: Marcio Toledo

Yesterday I happily crossed Marcio Toledo website where he has a great portfolio selection, and if you love web designing this is something you most see, not only the design but the structures of the websites he designs, very good inspiration for those who like it. Brazilian cross-media designer with 6 years of experience in the market for internet, print and advertising,

installation · inspiration · dopludo · design

Inspiration: Dopludo

I found Dopludo on the Behance Network. His illustration look great and the look even better when printed on a nice and soft pillow. Dopludo's Behance Network

photography · inspiration

Photo Inspiration: Ihdar Nur

Hello, lovers of photography! Today we've found a great site called Onexposure, a photography site that actually is a big portfolio for artists. There are so many good photographers there that I just had to choose one to feature here.

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Inspiration: The Rainbowmonkey

Markus Hofko is a designer, musician and artists from Aurburg, Germany, and he has recently updated his website with some really great works, some you have probably seen on our Daily Inspiration posts but we decided to show you a bit more.

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Daily Inspiration #64

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.

stock packages · freebie

20 Stock Packages

Give your self a really useful xmas gift, some stock packages.

inspiration · illustration

Inspiration: UFHO

We often get to see some really talented guys from Singapore. Today, we've found another one the them. Jun, a 25 years old designer that started his career designing flyers. Check his work out! We've talked to him and he told us that he's freelancing and recently co-founded an art and design boutique called kittozutto.

tutorial · photoshop

Beautiful Fluffy Clouds in Photoshop - Christmas Tutorial

A few days ago I was watching a movie and I saw the Dreamworks logo. It's very well known and incredibly beautiful; that little kid sitting on the moon fishing. But what caught my attention was the clouds on the logo.