Tuesday, July 7

Daily Freebie: Business Card Showcase Mockup (PSD)

Today’s daily freebie comes from the popular resource site, Graph Berry. This time it’s a cool business card mockup perfect for showcasing your designs.

Business cards will and always have been the preferred method for that professional introduction or first impression. So, to have an impact with your clients, have a go with this awesome PSD mockup. The design can be changed easily via smart layers, also with the background and colors.

Download link after the jump!

Daily Freebie: Business Card Showcase Mockup (PSD)

Monday, July 6

Daily Inspiration: A Simple Brand Identity for Complex Solutions

Today’s daily inspiration comes from the talented people of Menta Picante in Mexico. They bring to us an amazing brand identity concept for an industrial engineering firm.

Working with Solucionar’s multiple engineering services and corporate limitations, Menta needed to simplify the entire company’s brand to project one cohesive identity to the public.

They proceeded to capture that essence of the business by first integrating a sans serif typography without any other elements to minimize distraction. Next, they utilized a palette of monochromatic colors to keep the identity simple. The clean and minimal results are as below.

For another post on Menta’s work, check it out here, or to see more of Menta in action, head over to their Behance site.

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Friday, July 3

Daily Freebie: 7 Smartphone & Notebook PSD Mockups

Today’s daily freebie comes from digital art director Carlos Martínez. He’s released an awesome bundle of mockups for designers to use.

They say that presentation is everything, and Carlos knows that. Included in this pack are various smartphone and notebook mockups in different settings. These hi-res Photoshop files come in 6016 × 4016px in 240ppi.

To download, scroll to the end.

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mockup madness

Thursday, July 2

Beautiful and Intricate 3D Isometric Designs to Get Inspired By

Isometric designs have long graced our web pages. From complex technical illustrations, to creative and zany 3D artwork. Any which way, doing isometric designs require skill.

Many of the designs featured in this list are from skilful ninjas who use different methods and software in creating 3D visuals. From grids to the 2:1 pixel ratio method, Sketch to Illustrator, each have no doubt been beautifully crafted.

Once you’re done drooling in awe, learn how to create your own isometric designs in our links below.

Broadcasting Rooms by Timothy J. Reynolds

INYC by R A D I O

Island Map by Timothy J. Reynolds

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Laptop City by Marc Clancy

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Electronic Items by Guillaume Kurkdjian

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Something new by Ranganath Krishnamani

FirstWave by Mathieu Beaulieu

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IKEA ‘Families’ Ad Campaign by Rod Hunt

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Toyota Aygo: Where’s The X? Ad Campaign by Rod Hunt

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Low poly South African cities by Duncan Bell

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Chaos City by Miquel Tura Rigamonti

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Burlington Hilton Map by Sylvia Boomer Yang

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Castle Block by J.R. Schmidt

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RCS (Retail Credit Solutions) by M A D E B Y R A D I O

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Sea World Orlando by M A D E B Y R A D I O

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Safari by MUTI

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MyRepublic Brand Video by The Acid House

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Feeling inspired? Let’s get down to some isometric tutorials here and here. To read about one of our featured designers who’s well-known in the world of isos, click here.

Daily Freebie: Huge Set of 115 Isometric Icons (SVG)

Today’s daily freebie comes from Jo Szczepanska from to[icon] who’s brought us a huge set of SVG isometric icons for us to play around with.

This set has everything you could ever ask for from chopped fingers to location pins to gramophones, all done in gorgeous isometric style. Since it’s all scalable, use them in print or blow them up and hang them on your wall. Whichever you decide, take a picture and send it to us!

The icons can be downloaded individually and carry a CC-BY license so please remember to provide attribution if you decide to use them. Link after the jump!

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Wednesday, July 1

10 Examples of Creative, Simple, Yet Super Engaging Websites

Web design and development have evolved tremendously over the past few years. What was once standard issue is now obsolete.

Trends may come and go, but what is still relevant today is engaging content. Since Google has favoured time on site an important metric in analytics, many have tried to push the envelope by combining web technology and design.

Most designs throw the world at you, when all you need is a simple story. These are the few that have succeeded.

Kurokawa Wonderland

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SBS – The Boat

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Activation: Nodeplus

ACTIVATION GROUP

RALLY Interactive

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RWATGG – Acne Studios

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Hell’o-Baby

Hello Monday

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Fontsmith

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Yara N Yared

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