The central premise of user centred design is that the best designed products and services result from understanding the needs of the people who will use them. —Design Council
Some really great graphics have always been found on skater stuff. Check-out these galleries from Henry at fffffive. Inspiration a plenty.
Enjoy! L8’r Sk8’rz
Oh… Almost forgot. Salamon do a Snowboard artwork comp. Looks like 2008 here. But hopefully they keep it up year after year…
Some good stuff here to refine your skills in the tricky world of mesh gradients. You can really get some nice effects and create depth using gradients.
If any film was meant to be made with new animation technologies it was this one.
A great gallery showcasing some awesome animation and design on the Vimeo website from the people at Mashable. For anyone who likes time lapse and stop motion film making. I saw number 7. Autumn Story- a chalk board animation on Rage (a music program) a while ago and thought it was amazing. Number 3. Short Love Story in Stop Motion is just exquisite.
Here is a gallery of watercolor brushes.
Some good brushes & effects in this gallery, but some cost a little $’s.
Some great online tools to create a colour palette here
Whether you are designing a clean corporate website or a grunge portfolio site, color is going to play a major role in how the design is perceived by the audience. That’s why it’s important to get the colors right upfront. There are plenty of tools out there made especially for this, but like anything else some are better than others. Here are 10 color tools that I think are exceptionally useful.
This is really a great comprehensive, detailed look at the design of movie titles. It’s great! An inspirational look at motion graphics.