Jennifer Farley is a designer, illustrator and design instructor based in Ireland. She writes about design and illustration on her blog at Laughing Lion Design.
Form Design Made Easy with Adobe FormsCentral
Earlier this week Adobe announced a new service, FormsCentral, which lets you quickly create web forms and surveys.
Enhance Your Web Photos with a Frame in Photoshop
Jennifer shows you how to create a matte and frame effect for your images in Photoshop.
Good Spots for Finding Fonts
Where can you find new fonts to add to your typographic tool belt? Here are some of my favorite spots
Contact, Connect, Communicate: Designing Your Contact Page
What should you include on your contact page? Jennifer takes a look at how to design a contact page with examples.
Logo Design 101: Six Tips For Creating Iconic Logos
Logo design is undoubtedly one of most challenging aspects of graphic design. It may seem easy at first glance but successful logos tend to have several characteristics in common. Here’s a brief overview of each of these characteristics with a well known brand examples to illustrate the point.
Three CSS Typography Tools For Web Designers
Jennifer looks at three handy online typography tools for web designers.
The Greatest Love Logo Of Them All: I♥NY
Jennifer takes a look at one of the most iconic logos of the last century – the I Love New York logo by Milton Glaser
Logo Design Trends: The Rainbow
Recently on Design Festival I posted about Cubism as a trend in logo design, over on SitePoint you can see some earlier posts I wrote about Pixels and The Shift as trends in logo design, but today I’m continuing with a look at the use of the rainbow, or rainbow colors in identities.
HTML 5 Has A Logo!
HTML 5 has been a subject of great debate, much enthusiasm and a little confusion in the past year. As a design nerd, the news I’m interested in is the World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recently unveiled a new logo for HTML5.
Here, I’ve put together some resources that you might find useful if you are interested in applying the popular sketch style to your own designs. Here’s a compilation of fonts, Photoshop brushes and vectors that have been sketched, hand-drawn and doodled. All of the following design elements are free for personal use. For commercial use, […]