Free Resources for Designers at 1001FreeDownloads.com

by Dustin Martin
on January 30, 2015

We wanted to share a great place for designers to get exclusive content and tons of resources that you can use everyday. 1001FreeDownloads.com offers free graphics, vectors, fonts, photos, brushes, and more. They have a great selection of resources and their site it easy to navigate with the search bar being the featured item so you can get what you are looking for quickly. We love free resources here at Bittbox, you should check out www.1001freedownloads.com next time you are searching. Here are some Valentines Day  vectors they currently have available for free download.

 

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40 Examples of Flat iPhone App User Interfaces

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 28, 2015

Apple users should already be familiar with the updated iOS 8 operating system. Their flat trend became popular back on iOS 7 and has since been adopted by Google and Microsoft. It seems that flat design is meant to be an easy barrier for designers to climb without a lot of struggle.

So if you’re new to interface design it may prove quite beneficial to get started creating mobile applications. Once you learn more about vectors and icon styles it should be no problem segueing into web design. If you need some inspiration to get started these interfaces should prove more than useful. Take a peek at the gallery below and see if you can practice creating your own flat iOS interfaces.

VPS iPhone

flat dashboard vps app

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Create Non-Destructive Filters using Smart Objects in Photoshop

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 26, 2015

We all know about the tremendous benefits of Photoshop. It offers a solution for editing photos, designing logos, mocking up websites, and refining vector graphics all in one location. But while Photoshop can handle a number of different tasks it is most well-renowned for photography editing. Every graphic designer or photographer can find dozens of tools directly related to enhancing and retouching images.

For this post I’d like to demonstrate how to create smart filters applied onto any digital image. Smart filters behave just like regular filters but are more fluid and flexible in long-term work. Not every project has a need for smart filters, but understanding how to use them properly is yet another tool worth adding into your graphic editing tool belt.

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