25 Amazing Flash Portfolio Sites

by Steven Snell

August 16, 2009 in Inspiration

In the past we have featured a number of well-designed portfolio sites (see 101 Awesome Portfolio Sites, 50 Excellent Designer Portfolio Sites, 30 More Portfolio Sites for Your Design Inspiration), and today I would like to focus specifically on Flash portfolios. The sites showcased here will demonstrate a lot of creativity that may provide you with some inspiration for your own work.

For more inspiration from well-designed portfolios, see Folio Focus.

Werkstette

Werkstette

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17 Outstanding Sources of Advertising Inspiration

by Steven Snell

August 12, 2009 in Inspiration

Advertisements can also be an excellent source of design inspiration in part because of the creativity that many ads exhibit. If you would like to find more inspiration from advertisements, the sites featured in this post will provide you with a great start.

Ads of the World

Ads of the World is a showcase of advertisements. There is a lot of great work to be seen on the site, and it also includes a blog and forum.

Ads of the World

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Win Free Credits for Stock Photos at Pixmac

by Steven Snell

August 11, 2009 in Site News

Pixmac has offered to give $20 in credits to five readers of DesignM.ag. If you’re not familiar with Pixmac, they sell royalty-free stock photos that designers can use for websites, posters, brochures, etc (their inventory also includes a large selection of celebrity photos). Most designers need stock photos quite frequently, so hopefully this giveaway will be useful for a lot of readers.

Pixmac

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Design a Portfolio Site with a Textured Background

by Steven Snell

August 10, 2009 in Tutorials

Today we will be going through the process of creating a portfolio home page. The design uses a textured background created with Photoshop brushes and a featured content area to show off your work. At the end of the post you can download the PSD file used to create the tutorial, or you can get a two-page PSD set (home page and a secondary page) for free at Folio Focus.

The End Result:

Here is a preview of what we will be designing in this tutorial (click to see it in full size).

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