Anum is Web and Graphic designer. Addicted to Photoshop and crazy for pixel perfection. She is also an active blogger, sharing her passions, skills and creative details on her blog Websoulz. She loves to connect with the community, sharing the latest design gossips and rolling her eyes on boring trends.

Anum's articles

  1. Create a “Lomographic” Photography Effect in Photoshop

    The “Lomography” photo effect is a popular contrarian photographic style characterized by oversaturated colors, distortions, unexpected prismatic effects, and several other qualities that are usually avoided or corrected by traditional photographers. Those who enjoy and seek these unusual effects appreciate lomography’s stylized surrealism. The effect is inspired by photographs taken from an inexpensive Russian camera […]

  2. Create a Clean Cubist Logo in Photoshop

    Think about your favorite famous brand. The first thing that comes to mind is the logo. Logos play the most important part in establishing a memorable brand, but it’s a tough task to condense all of the admirable aspects of an organization into a single simple symbol. Ask any designer or brand manager, and they’ll […]

  3. Create a Sleek Book App Icon in Illustrator

    Mobile devices have risen to peak popularity, and they’ve proven themselves to be more than a fleeting fad. While they’re not ideal or universally accepted for media creation, media consumption is where they truly excel. The demand for mobile devices and accompanying media consumption software has created stiff competition among designers. Most are focusing on […]

  4. Give Your Ordinary Imagery a Stylized Comic Book Look

    The most effective designs are those that tell a story. Storytelling resonates with customers of all kinds, and contextualizing their needs or your (client’s) products and services into such a narrative is a proven, effective strategy. Everyone likes to consider themselves the hero of their own story, which makes dramatizing ordinary imagery with stylized comic […]

  5. Create a Stitched Badge in Illustrator

    Badges play a vital role when it comes to validating a brand, a company, or a credential. But, it should be done tactfully, as garnering credibility doesn’t come from ostentatious displays, which can often have the opposite of the intended effect. Badge design should be subtle but creative, distinct, and visually appealing to foster the […]

  6. Design a Roll-up Banner Stand in Photoshop

    For many web and digital designs, the designer’s intent is to make the viewer feel like they’re visiting in person. Not every interested customer can physically visit your storefront, conference, event, or sale, so it’s important to invite them and accommodate them online. One way to achieve this is to allude to items they might […]