Erika Simmons: Ghost In The Machine

Erika Simmons’ ‘Ghost in the Machine’ series is an imaginative approach to image creation/illustration. The concept of incorporating elements of the subject matter as the medium is a great example of thinking outside the box. The use of the cassette…

15 Over-The-Top Business Card Designs

Business cards are one of the elements of corporate design that should be pushed beyond just graphics, and converge with several processes to become what they should be: a memorable, collectible and impressive piece to be carried away everywhere. The…

Go Media’s Rapid-Fire Illustration Technique

Paparazzi!: Full Web Page Screenshots Utility (OS X)

Paparazzi! is a handy little niche utility for Mac OS X that creates screenshots of full webpages. Add a URL (or choose from a list of recently visited sites) and Paparazzi! brings up the page in a mini-browser. Save the…

3D Typography in Photoshop

Go Media’s Jeff Finley: Interview at VectorTuts

InDesign Quick Tip: Indent To Here

Use the Adobe InDesign “Indent To Here” feature to indent bulleted lists and indent lines in a paragraph independently of a paragraph’s left indent value.

Photoshop vs. Illustrator: Part 2

Print Indie: Logo Lounge 5

Text Tool Tips

So you’re a keyboard shortcut junkie, working on a design. You need to add text. You select the Text tool in Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign and add your text. But how does one jump to other tools—permanently or temporarily—while having…

Photoshop vs. Illustrator: Part 1

Death To Creatives!!!

I am not a creative. You are not a creative. No one could ever or will ever be a creative. The word creative is not a noun. It is an adjective used to describe a noun. i.e. That is a…