Mac OS X comes with great and powerful tools pre-installed. The scenario is simple: you have coded your app and designed a great logo for it. How you create the OS X icon for your app? The answer is: very easily. First of all open the logo in illustrator if it is .eps file or … Continue reading How to: Create an icon for your app in Mac OS X
Mozilla Prism is a project created by the Mozilla Foundation (Firefox and Thunderbird creators). Prism is dedicated to bridge Web apps with desktop apps. The project is based on Webrunner which moved to Mozilla code repository and took the name Prism. The first thing you may think is that "We have already Microsoft Silverlight and … Continue reading Mozilla Prism: First thoughts
Here is a video edition of our Web 2.0 logo creation tutorial that you loved. Video is streamed via youtube as it is 8 mins long and would be hard for our bandwitch to have it stored in our host. The quality is not the best, but it will help you alongside with the original … Continue reading Web 2.0 logo creation (video guide)
Here is a second tutorial (here is the first one) for creating a Web 2.0 logo like the one above using Adobe Photoshop. Create a new Photoshop file (File>New). I made it in a 4500x4000px file with RGB color and 300dpi resolution, but you can do it in a smaller one. Create the talk bubble … Continue reading Create a Web 2.0 logo using Abobe Photoshop part 2
It is much easier to create a skype-looking logo than you imagine. Create a new file in Photoshop (File>New) and type anything you want using the type tool. Apply Bevel and Emboss, Color overlay and Stroke as you see them in the screenshots below and your logo is ready. Note that stroke size depends on … Continue reading Create a skype-like logo using Adobe Photoshop
Few days before, I wrote a tutorial on how you can build a web 2.0 logo with Adobe Photoshop. Here is another one for adding the reflection effect in a logo (like mine above) using Illustrator, which makes the reflection more flexible and easy to scale and manage. Open your logo in Adobe Illustrator and … Continue reading Create the web 2.0 reflection effect with Adobe Illustrator
There are many cases that you have to include large fotos in your site, but you do not want others to download them and use them. The easy way to protect your work is to write your name in front of the photo, so it cannot be used, but it does not look nice, does … Continue reading Build a watermark in your photos using Adobe Photoshop
It is time to tell you something about what we use to create our products (like the cards from our Pet Shop Cards collection above). Our equipment consists of: Two Dell workstations powered with Intel Pentium D 3Ghz processors, 2GB RAM, running Windows XP Pro One Intel Core 2 Duo MacPro running Mac OS X … Continue reading Learn what we use!