Monthly Archives: May 2011

30 GIMP Text Effect & Typography Tutorials Collection

May 27th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 2 Comments

There are a bunch of Gimp tutorial when you search on google, in this post I hand picked the Gimp tutorial discussing about text effect and typography, since we all love typography in design, and i picked Gimp because is only that I have which have really many tutorials, the features almost like photoshop, and it’s free.

Colorful Glowing Text Effect

Colorful Glowing Text Gimp Tutorial

47 Creative Usage Of Typography Arts In Advertisement

May 26th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 2 Comments

Some creative designer has made typography art pushed in many areas, in this post I want to showcase some cool manipulation of typography in advertisement, like product campaign, self branding or music poster, enjoy.

Converse Classic

Converse Classic

23 Detailed Pixel Art City Creation

May 25th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 2 Comments

Pixel art is one of the digital art technique that first used in 2D computer gaming, with the raise of 3D art pixel art became rarely used, but today some creative design agency applied this technique to create some amazing detailed advertising campaign, to illustrated how big the brand are.

Big Iso City

Big Iso City

ExtJS: Load Grid From Another Grid

May 23rd, 2011 by aditia rahman / 10 Comments

About last week I got a question from a friend in ExtJS subject, like this pst title said he asking how to load a grid from another grid, which mean the first grid loaded when the page load, and the second grid loads when a row in the first grid clicked.

Extjs load grid from other grid

This is really simple actually, in this example I’m using static json file as a data source, the data are the company list and the company product list, i get all this data from wikipedia.

10 Websites For Mobile Web Design Inspiration

May 22nd, 2011 by aditia rahman / 7 Comments

Mobile web browser capalility today almost like a desktop browser, like support css, javascript, flashplayer. For web designer they must immediately adapt their websites to these new devices, and must know the limitation of the device, like screen resolution, gesture touch features, etc.

mobile web gallery sites

With mobile web framework like jquery mobile or sencha touch we can make a mobile web application look a like native mobile app. Maybe these sites can be one of your inspiration when designing user interface, whether for native mobile app or mobile web.

12 JQuery Based Rich Text Editor

May 21st, 2011 by aditia rahman / 6 Comments

Rich Text Editor maybe one of a must feature in publishing web application like wordpress, joomla, or any other CMS, here I’m collecting some of rich text editor based on JQuery, surely it must be used for JQuery lover.
JQuery Based Rich Text Editor

But I cannot find a popular one like TinyMCE or CKEditor, whatever some of this quite good for your project.

Create CSS Circle Button

May 20th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 4 Comments

With the new features that CSS3 have creating a variety of button can be fun, few days ago I read a great tutorial (in germany) about creating CSS3 push down button, basically this example just continuing from that post.

CSS 3D Circle Button

In this example I modified the border radius, button padding, height and width so, it can look like a circle. And added the rotateX property that currently only supported in web kit browser, to make it look like from different angle.

58 Freebies PSD Web Button Packs

May 19th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 19 Comments

Now days a full CSS button can be great, but in case you want some other button appearance for your web project, maybe this some freebies button pack can be one of your inspiration.

Freebies PSD Web Button Packs

Most of them I found on deviantart, they are very easy to modified for your needs, enjoy.

Sliding Stacked Images With JQuery

May 14th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 8 Comments

A sliding door effect can be used what the site offer. About a week ago I visited a site called auroraos, on the first page I see a nice sliding image gallery on the front page, it used JQuery to creating the effect, it like a vertical accordion, sliding door effect or whatever you called it.

jquery sliding stacked images

All the images must have the same size, in both width and height, the hovered images will shows entirely, and the others will mostly hidden.

33 Hot Air Balloon Desktop Wallpapers

May 11th, 2011 by aditia rahman / 1 Comment

Seeing a hot air balloon flying always make me exited to taking an adventure one day, dreaming traveling around the world, here I found some great digital art and photo manipulation about air balloon, maybe can make brighten your everyday desktop.

1922 x 1200