Where are you sun? Summer-spiration

“I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night? Let me think. Was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I’m not the same, the next question is ‘Who in the world am I?’ Ah, that’s the great puzzle! If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” – Lewis Carroll

+ I never limit myself to only typography, web, or print design, I like to step outside the box in to interior design, fashion design, filmography, or even just nature for inspiration.

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Middle of the week – 4/20

4/20 isn’t just ANY DAY. Things happen on 4/20. BIG things happen. Picture slideshow by GOOD shows us some significant events that have picked the date 4/20

 

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The Morning After… the weekend.

As designers we HAVE to, absolutely HAVE to keep our skills up to date and fresh. Always be on the look out for new trends and styles that have been way overused.

+ sharing some fun things I stumbled upon because sharing is caring.

Skill Share – “flip the notion of traditional education on its head and democratize learning.”

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Method & Craft – this site has taught me so much so much…

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WhatFont – quick, easy, and smart way to figure out the web fonts you love on other’s websites. GET ON IT!

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FontFont– Redesign and very interesting. I’m still exploring the site.

 

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TGIF Freebies

I can’t believe it’s Friday already. This week has been rather exhausting but like last Friday, I’ve filled this post with a bunch of free downloads.

GuideGuide Guides to creating guides


Kizuku Kitada


Lewis Bell


John Tidey


Manuel López Muñiz

subtle grunge brush set

Liam McKay


Replacement IOS Icons

 

 

 

 

 


Retro Flip Clock


App Store Icon

 

 

 

 

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TGIF Freebies.

Let me tell you. The best way to learn is to review how great designers produce their work THEN make your own with their tricks, tips, and methods.  Doing the research on what is out there helps you learn about the current trends so designs do not become boring through use. click image for download site/or download will start automatically (all have been tested)

Type

AW Conqueror (OTF) is a beautifully design font that is legible, clean, and comes in a wide variety of typefaces. Check out their sustainable design standards and beautiful site.


UI for Japan


apple style UI elements


Visual Guide on rounded corners


Patterns


Identity

Icon (taken from designmoo)


Mobile + Devices

until next week! happy designing!