Design Resource Roundup April 15, 2011
Here is a collection of some fun, inspirational and educational links to design related topics I found on the web this week. I hope to be able to do this on a regular basis. Feel free to share any additional resources that you think are useful in the comments.
Photo Retouching Tips And Tricks In Photoshop Part 1
Photo Retouching Tips and Tricks In Photoshop Part 2
This is a great list of some cool photo retouching tutorials including info on color adjustment, selections, layers and folders.
Principles for Combining Typefaces
A good refresher on best practices in typography.
40 Creative Logo Designs
Some really nice, modern logo designs.
10 Examples of Great Magazine Design
Some cool and creative magazine layouts.
Be Trusted Campaign
The U.S. Travel Association has some pretty cool ads advocating for better treatment of people in airport security.
Five and a Half Habits of Highly Effective Designers
Some ideas and practices that are helpful to keep in mind as a designer.
Evolution of the Home Video Game Console
We’ve come a long way since 1967.
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
I also saw the web site and trailer for this movie this week and it looks to be really funny and good. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a documentary from the guy who made Super Size Me and it is all about product placement and advertising. The entire movie is funded by ads and documents what it took to get the sponsors and make the film. It opens April 22.
A really cool billboard for Hot Wheels.
Smirnoff gets peel-able labels.