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Aug
12
2014

$5 logo for stolen, crappy artwork and of course, zero brand strategy

$5 logo for stolen, crappy artwork and of course, zero brand strategy

The concept of cheap (almost free) design expectations have not gone extinct. We often get approached by folks to design cheap logos, websites and apps at our design firm, Sparklin. Sometimes, the expectations go as far as to expect free design! A couple of years ago, we had blogged about the concept of $10 logo. A similar experiment was conducted by Sacha Greif to answer a simple question: What happens when you pay only $5 to design your logo?

Aug
6
2014

Top Five Free Photoshop Alternatives for Image Editing

GIMP

Think about image editing and Photoshop is the first thing that comes to mind. The software is so dominant in its field that its name can be used as a verb! Although it comes with a lot of great features, for most people (especially non-designers) it might just be too complicated to use or too expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of free powerful alternatives that’ll get the job done. Take a look at five of the best.

Jul
17
2014

Super Yachts – Jet-setting around the world

Yacht

Yacht shows happen all round the year and some of the concepts released by enthusiasts and designers are truly inspiring and beautiful. Most of these models might not even make it to the markets, but they are nevertheless amazing to look at.

Jul
15
2014

May the Font be with you 11 – Futuracha, Prime, Signalist, FFAD Matro

font

It’s Tuesday again and as always we bring you another set of typefaces. The MTFBWY for this week are Futuracha, Prime, Signalist & FFAD Matro. Feel free to use these fonts into your designs and make it more amazing. Most of these fonts are free. A few might be paid but then every type deserves a value more than we can ever offer. So read on and download the fonts that you think will make your design stand out!

Jul
14
2014

A pocket friendly Travel Cup is here to blow your mind!

Pocket friendly Travel Cup

Three young men in America have created a unique travel cup called Smash Cup. Drink. Sip. Finish. Fold. In my pocket – That’s exactly how it works. It un-complicates the lives of coffee lovers who are always on the run. It is easy to fold and keep in your bags, pockets and even wallets (if you have a big one). It is a BPA-free, glue free silicon and plastic mug that becomes like a travel mug when open and meanwhile since is has a feature of no leak it stays inside your pocket safely without hampering the laptop or cards – like a disc.

Jul
8
2014

May the Font be with you 10 – Goku, Anders, Eunomia, St Atmos

Font

MTFBWY is here – May the Font be with you! Types don’t lie, unless of course, that’s the intent. Here again on a tuesday, featuring a few interesting typefaces that caught our attention and should make their way into your amazing designs. Most of these fonts are free.

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