10 Keys to Effective Non-Profit Organization Websites

Because of the limited budget of non-profit organizations, their websites sometimes suffer. This article looks at the most effective ways to create a non-profit organization website.  It also offers tips and showcases wonderful examples of non-profit websites that are doing it right …

50 Professionally Designed Twitter Backgrounds

The following are 50 wicked Twitter backgrounds.  All are incredibly creative and inspirational to view.. Enjoy!

Exciting and Edgy Photographer Dave Hill

In my last post I put up an article that included info on how to create a gritty edgy look.  An expert on that technique is esteemed photographer Dave Hill.  The following pictures are a few examples of that technique.  Hopefully you can gain some inspiration from the photos…

Photography: Using Hard Light and Post Production to Re-create a Popular “Edgy” Look

The gritty edgy pic seems to be quite popular with photographers like Dave Hill and others  doing an amazing job creating them.  This post offers some tips on how to achieve such a look…

Beautiful Examples of Coming Soon Pages

Coming soon pages are an effective way of keeping people updated on your status while you undergo construction, and giving them a taste of what’s to come.  It is also a great opportunity to gain valuable information.  The following are 25 wonderfully designed coming soon pages:

50+ Ultimate Collection of Glow and Light Effect Tutorials in Photoshop

There’s nothing like glow and light effects and they seem to have really risen in popularity particularly the past couple years.  You see them in everything from digital art to advertising.  These tutorials will teach you how to create these effects and truly enhance your design skills…  Good luck!

Freebie: 200+ Extremely Free Halftone Adobe Photoshop Brushes

Halftone brushes are so stylish and can be used in so many different ways to accent your designs. The following brushes will be sure to take your designs to new levels!


A very unique and beautiful texture used in web design is wood.  The following websites utilize it in the most exquisite and elegant ways… Enjoy!

Postcard from Scandinavia: Stunning Portfolios from Northern Europe

The following post is an inspirational look at portfolios from Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Sweden).  Graphic and Web Design is obviously a worldwide field and it’s always interesting to see how things are done in other  parts of the world…

Freebie: Over 30 Black and White and Colored Smoke Textures

We have found a wonderful collection of black and white as well as colored smoke textures that will be sure to enhance your designs: