Facebook for iPhone gets Event Check-Ins

Facebook for iPhone gets Event Check-Ins

The experience of staying plugged into social networks, indulging in time-gripping conversations with friends, discussing about the latest happenings, or just poking someone for fun has just gone better. After unleashing several new interesting tools for social buffs, Facebook has come up with a new update for its iPhone App that lets people get event check-ins.

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Recognizing, utilizing or avoiding design clichés

avoiding cliches

You’re faced with a design project. The client gives you the scope of the job and it’s time to bust out some ideas. How do you create something exciting and dynamic while avoiding the obvious and mundane? Learning how to spot cliché will help you build off the obvious and develop unique ideas. In this article we’ll talk about identifying cliches and working with them to build a new point of view.

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Mobile Web is Not the Traditional Web

In the early stages of development of cellphone market, much has been said and done in providing a good platform for consumers to shop at this new platform in terms of time or space. However, in a haste of making this medium bright and shiny, there are many basic benefits which have been ignored.

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35 T-Shirt Design Articles

Have you ever tried your hand at t-shirt design or are you an expert in the field? Either way, we have put together a list of valuable t-shirt design resources that are sure to sharpen your pencil. These instructional links include lists, tutorials, tips and much more. Check them out below!

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But Is It Art?

The recent exhibition by Belgian photographer Frieke Janssens entitled ‘The Beauty of an Ugly Addiction’ is a real challenge. Simultaneously haunting and captivating, the photographs of children smoking are exquisitely retro-styled.

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Beautiful Photographs of Ugly Subjects

Professional photographers have that funny knack for capturing ugly events, outcasts of society, or normally trashy objects and turning them into a beautiful work of art. This has been done over and over again; yet each new photograph of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico or of riots in the streets catches us off-guard and reminds us of the beauty that can be found in even the worst situations. The following set of photos shows just how brilliantly a stunning photo can turn an ugly thing into a gorgeous moment frozen in time. Make beauty out of ugly things with all these stunning photo inspirations for your UPrinting canvas prints.

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Win a free rolled poster print from imageMEDIA

imageMEDIA.com is a top online printer that specializes in online printing services such as business cards, flyers, posters, postcard printing and more.

Today they are offering Denis Designs’ readers the chance to win an awesome high quality rolled poster print that you can use for your portfolio, for a client or for whatever design you want!

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Win a 6-month subscription to Blinksale invoicing

Blinksale Contest

We have a fantastic giveaway that we are offering between Denis Designs and Blinksale. We will be giving away a 6 month subscription to Blinksale to one lucky person through our Facebook page, as well as Blinksale’s Facebook page. Blinksale is a website used to send invoices, estimates and a whole lot more.

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Create a simple Italian cuisine character and logo in Illustrator

I find that if you can simplify down an illustration to shapes, you end up with a much more clean look with better curves and edges rather than using strictly the pen tool. This isn’t always the case, but for this tutorial it will be, as we use simple shapes and effect to create a retro looking character.

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Finding the best textures around the web

These days, textures have become a vital part of today’s designs. Whether it is to add a grunge effect, or to add a little bit of depth to a design, textures are everywhere. Today we are going to look at some of the best places around the web to get free textures.

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