Toggle switches, or toggle, are something that has become increasingly popular since the takeover of mobile devices, so much so that they have made their way to computers. Dribbble has had a recent playoff on toggle switches with feelings in which a few designers have created some very imaginative toggles that are beyond the basic yes/no, on/off switches that you see, these toggles have feelings :). Which is your favorite?
Most designers these days, both professional and amateur, don’t go very far in terms of designing a logo that has meaning. Most logos you see are just fancy fonts (like ours!). This is somewhat due to the current web design trends, like minimalism and metro style.
There are still some designers out there however that dig deep and work hard to make a logo mean something, or give it a hidden meaning. Below we’ve gathered 23 logos with hidden meanings and hidden images; logos that, when observed properly, are more than they appear. Some of these logos may play tricks on the eyes so be sure to observe them carefully.
Typography dates back 100’s of years ago, all the way back to the first punches and dies used to make seals and currency in ancient times. Typography is used to create visually satisfying pieces that will engage a reader without them even realizing it. In present times you find typography everywhere you go, even more so if you’re in the design world. We’ve gathered 20 magnificent examples of typography below for your inspiration.
7. Perfect Font
14. UXBRIDGE Fair
Magazine Art Director – Christie Ferdinando; Illustration/Chalk Drawing – coming-soon.be
April 2013’s Artist of the Month is Ryan M. Russell. Ryan has started a project creating minimalism iconic city skyline posters for various cities across the U.S. Minimalism really seems to be taking the design world by storm as of late, so why not add to the rage by creating a feature on it? You can check out Ryan M. Russell’s Portfolio here, and his LinkedIn here.
New York City
Standard 3.5 x 2 business cards won’t cut it these days, especially in the design world. I can’t tell you how many business cards I throw away (or just avoid grabbing in the first place) because it’s plain old black ink on a white 3.5 inch by 2 inch piece of paper. It’s almost to the point where it’s an annoyance to see them. Thankful there are a few people in this world who share my same views and have done something to destroy that old standard.
Below we’ve gathered 25 unique and unconventional business card designs for your inspiration, hopefully after seeing these you will go burn your current standard/boring business cards to spare us all.
8. MODHair by Fabio Milito
Your resume can make or break you, in some cases it is the first impression that you will make on the person/company that is hiring. With that said, it is vital to your career that you create a resume that will stand out and set you apart from the pack. Statistics have shown that the average person only spends a few seconds looking over a resume, so having it make a good impression is important.
Now being a Web or Graphic Designer gives you a few advantages, because more than likely you will have a website or online portfolio showcasing your work, but having a good resume that stands out is still an important aspect. So, in an effort to help spark some inspiration, we’ve gathered below 20 innovative resume examples that stand out and can give you some ideas on your resume or CV design.
Identity is all around us, it’s who we are, what makes us different from others, it’s what makes things stand out from the crowd. When designing for a company or for your own personal exposure, it’s important that you stand out from the crowd and set yourself apart. This is identity, the state of having unique identifying characteristics held by no other person or thing. Here we have gathered 15 striking examples of Identity in design that will spark some inspiration…
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