34 CSS Puns That’ll Make You Laugh, Even If You Aren’t A Web Designer

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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a stylesheet language that defines how the content on a web page is to be displayed with colors, borders, fonts, backgrounds etc. Inspired by this Reddit thread, today's post showcases 34 CSS puns that'll put a smile on every web designer's face. The interesting bit is that even if you have no clue about the technicalities, … [Read more...]

These Space-Saving Furniture Designs Are Amazingly Creative

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With living spaces becoming pricier and smaller, space-saving furniture is more in demand than ever. One of the established players in this business is Italian furniture company Clei and Resource Furniture is the exclusive North American distributor for the same. Their video portfolio (below) showcases some of Clei's amazing modular designs and went viral … [Read more...]

How A Web Design Goes Straight To Hell

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Old but gold. A few years back, renowned cartoonist Matthew Inman (a.k.a. founder of The Oatmeal) came up with this epic comic strip that shows how idiotic clients drive web designers nuts with horrible feedback that makes their website look like crap. The sequence of events is hilariously depicted with footnotes from the author's actual experiences. Check … [Read more...]

27 Funny Posters And Charts That Graphic Designers Will Relate To

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We at DS come across a lot of memes, comics and artworks that offer a hilarious look into the life and mind of a graphic designer. So we thought, why not collate a few good ones into one cool post? Who knows, it might even drive some sense into an unreasonable client and make him/her change his/her attitude? Wishful thinking, we guess. Enough talk, check … [Read more...]

10 Famous Logo Redesigns Of 2014 And What They Teach Us

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Rebranding is a tricky process that can make or break a business. Done right, it can transform and breathe life back into a struggling company. Done wrong, it can ruin the perception of even the most well-established brands. One of the most challenging aspects of rebranding is logo redesign, because of its strong implications on the company's brand image. … [Read more...]

What Are Cinemagraphs + 4 Beautiful Examples By Ladbrokes

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Cinemagraphs are GIF files set on a continuous animated loop that give the illusion that you're watching a video. They’re produced by taking a series of photographs or by extracting sequential frames from a video and creating a smooth, seamless composition that plays repeatedly. The trick is to show motion using only a part of the image(s) while the … [Read more...]

Watch How 3D Printed Prosthetics Allowed This Disabled Dog To Run Again

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Derby, a husky born with deformed front paws, was going to be euthanized or "put down" before Peace and Paws, a dog rescue group in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, took him in. Derby's life changed majorly after a lady named Tara Anderson fostered him. Tara happened to be the director at 3D Systems, a US-based company that specializes in 3D … [Read more...]

35 Brilliant Examples Of Creative Package Design

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In today's competitive business environment, product packaging is as crucial as the product itself. Apart from being visually appealing, your package design needs to be practical, (re)usable and make the consumer prefer your product over the competitor's. Brands like Apple, who get it right, pay a lot of attention to the minutest details and create an … [Read more...]

Blast From The Past: Web Design Trends You’ll Never Forget

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Remember what websites looked like in the '90s? If you're thinking Comic Sans, Scrolling Marquees, Hit Counters, and Animated GIFs, you're on the right track. Thankfully a lot has changed since then, but there are some design elements that have lingered through the years, whether they've inspired new trends or trends that are hot on the comeback trail. Think … [Read more...]

19 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations By Digital Artist Martin De Pasquale

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Buenos Aires-based art director and digital artist Martin De Pasquale uses Photoshop to create crazy photo manipulations that show impossible realities with himself as the subject. Some of them are visual metaphors while the others are just wild or funny. Check out 19 of De Pasquale's best works followed by a behind-the-scenes video that shows how he goes … [Read more...]

32 Creative And Unique Business Cards That Stand Out

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Looking for an innovative business card for yourself? Check out these 32 ingenious examples that are sure to leave a lasting impression. It's interesting to see not just creative businesses like agencies, design firms and photographers using unconventional cards but also lawyers, doctors, finance professionals, etc. If cost is a concern, you can also create … [Read more...]