Graphic & Web Design

Graphic/web designers, artists, web standards experts: we're all, in our own way, on an endless search for what is "just right." Always hungry to learn more, to reach higher. Join me as I explore, share, and teach what I discover on my own journey — immersing myself in rich colors, CSS experiments, client projects, and brilliant work by others — as I reach higher, too.

Today I was thinking of writing an Illustrator tutorial on how you can create simple symmetrical objects, using mostly ellipses, straight lines and rectangles in combination with the Pathfinder options. When looking at this, I thought these "Re-turned"-birds would be ideal for this exercise. So let's get this tutorial started…

Apart from the cover design for "Digital Adaptation", one of Smashing Magazine's new books written by Paul Boag, I also designed the layout of the book, together with the chapter cover illustrations and a few others. As promised before, here is my story behind the design process of this part of…

Design bits

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