Vinyl record centers

This site has an interesting collection of record centers – useful for inspiration and typography.

The difference between en dash and em dash

I never really understood the difference between using the hyphen, the en dash – and the em dash —. I found this article from list apart which explains it really well. In a nutshell the basic uses are: Hyphen used to join two compound words (re-read) En dash used for a range of things such…

Info and Wallpaper

This site is a good source of interesting information, graphics and wallpapers, interesting topics, tips and links to blogs: www.anidea.com

Standout Illustrators

www.artyulia.com www.neilduerden.co.uk www.stval.fr www.rikcat.com www.goodwivesandwarriors.co.uk www.wacom.com

Need some inspiration?

I find these sites are great for inspiration and new ideas… www.behance.net www.australianinfront.com.au creattica.com www.thefwa.com www.coolhomepages.com www.theinspirationroom.com www.changethethought.com siteinspire.net www.bisazza.it www.vmusic.com.au facultyofdesign.com www.digitalthread.com

Design Magazine Sites

These are good sites for tutorials, inspiration, galleries, photoshop and illustrator tips and all things related to graphic design. Also links to their current magazines… www.commarts.com www.computerarts.co.uk www.desktopmag.com.au www.digitalartsonline.co.uk

Fruit and vegetable art

Sue Tilley does some amazing advertisements, posters, stamps and packaging artwork using just fruit and vegetables. The results are fantastic. Based in Melbourne, Australia, her client list, world class experience and qualifications are all extensive – working with the country’s premier photographers and advertising agencies to produce innovative, memorable and stunning campaigns in every media…

Choosing Colour Schemes

I use the Color Schemer weblink all the time to help select HEX and RGB colours and lighter or darker variations… www.colorschemer.com/online.html They also have lots of other apps and galleries for colour inspiration… www.colorschemer.com Colour Lovers is another site (related to colorschemer) for colour trends, patterns, community, inspiration etc… www.colourlovers.com

Inspiring Quotes

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the titanic…
~Unknown