Niche Nuggets: On the Diagonal

Did you know that lines don’t have to go just up and down, and side to side? They can go diagonally as well?!?

I often get lost in the vertical rhythm and aligning things to grids, but design can work in other directions too.

Below I’ve collected some examples of web sites that make use of diagonal lines as an important design element.

Ars Thanea

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Logo of the Week #3

This week I’ve selected a logo by Mike Bruner:

The logo was made just for fun and is still a work in process, but looks pretty much perfect to me!

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Site of the Week #19

My search for a great red, white and blue website proved fruitless for this weeks holiday edition of the site of the week.

Luckily I was able to find the website of PANDR. We Are PANDR is a custom web design and web development agency based in Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

The design makes great use of custom illustrations, and the bold color scheme is matched with strong typography to create a beautiful website.

Pandr

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Niche Nuggets: Dark Blog Design

I’ve been a fan of light on dark designs for a long time, but people usually avoid it for content heavy designs, especially blogs.

The conventional wisdom stating that readability suffers in such designs. Here are some stunning examples of light on dark blog designs, where the designers have maintained an excellent readability and contrast.

54 Blogger

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Logo of the Week #2

This week I’ve selected the logo of web development company ideris.

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Site of the Week #18

For this weeks site I’ve chosen trackt. The website was designed with 12 column grid based on 960 grid system, and is featured in their showcase.

I also selected it as a site in the Design By Grid gallery.

trakt

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Logo of the Week #1

Going along with my selection for the Site of the Week, I’m starting a weekly post to select a Logo of the Week.

The logos will be selected from the various logo design galleries including, but not limited to these great sites:

logopond.com
logooftheday.com
logolounge.com
logooftheday.com
creattica.com/logos/latest-designs
www.logogala.com
www.logomoose.com
www.logofaves.com
www.logospire.com
www.logoed.co.uk
logofi.com

For this weeks selection, I’ve chosen …

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Site of the Week #17

This week I’ve selected the website of Betterfly, a startup still in beta, trying to help you find people to help you learn.

betterfly

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32 Great Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Adobe Illustrator is designed for a complete vector graphics environment and can be used with other Adobe creative programs.

In this program you can open up to 100 jobs in multiple designs in a single canvas and work with them independently or combining them.

Vector graphics has a lot of advantages that makes it quite easier for you to achieve those results you had desired in your imagination and transfer them in your PC. Works requiring high resolutions such as wallpapers and cartoons are made much easy and more versatile in this version.

Practical demonstration of these works are demonstrated in these tutorials for your reference.

1.Vector flower

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Site of the Week #16

This week I’ve selected the website of 1minus1 a web design agency from Surrey, England.

1minus1

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