Web & Graphic Design

Monthly Archives: March 2010


Sets of blue waves and surfing boards with flower patterns

Several groups of shapes in the form of blue and white waves on a soft gradient background. This is somewhat a rework of a previous design, although much of is either changed or added in this version. The original elements are mostly visible in the background. There are four sets of wave shapes that can work either as a group or broken down into individual pieces. There is also a set of three surfing boards vector graphics with hand pointer, leaf and flower drawings. You can use these vector [...] Continue


Cuckoo clock with ornate leaf decorations against joker pattern

Large old style brown cuckoo clock with ornate decorations featuring curls, leaf motifs and a couple of abstract figures.  The clock has a cream and silver display with long black roman numerals. On either side of the two doors near the top there is a strange looking figure appearing to blow smoke into the air. On the background there is a dimply lit seamless checkerboard pattern with alternating blue and brown joker hats. Again, this is a rework of a previous design with different ornaments, [...] Continue

Tips on writing a professional brief for your design contest

In the last post on how to maximize the efficiency of your design contests, I’ve wrote about deciding what is the right amount of money for the winning design. Once you’ve gotten over establishing a prize, the next step is to provide a detailed and professional brief. A poorly written or incomplete documentation is a sure way to alienate designers, as they usually perceive it as forebearer of wasted time and confusing tasks. If a significant amount of essential data is missing, [...] Continue


Lamp with shade, retro flip clock and photo frame free vector graphics

A common nightstand lamp with a classic light bulb, next to a gray metallic, retro styled flip clock which shows the time to be 12:45 AM. The clock has a shiny rectangular case with round corners. On the wall behind them, covered with a seamless pattern of fleur-de-lis and medieval cross symbols there is a small oval photo frame. The table lighting source has a soft lampshade with a simple floral repeating pattern and a shiny circular base. It projects some bright light areas behind it. The idea [...] Continue