Creative Agencies Embrace the New DPS

Join the inner circle of creative agencies giving big brand experiences to clients with Adobe Digital Publishing Solution. With the launch of the new Digital Publishing Solution, Adobe has delivered a product that enables marketers and designers to create and maintain highly engaging apps that can be completely customized to reflect the brand vision of any organization–all…

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Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, July Edition

Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Tuts+ community! Every day visitors like you take the time to not only read our tutorials but try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this round of results and…

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CSS vs. SVG: Graphical Text Effects

This post is the first in a series of posts exploring techniques and examples that can be achieved using both CSS and SVG, and compares them both. Since I am biased to SVG, this series is really intended to prove that SVG — because of its nature as both an image and a document format…

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Making a Charlie Brown Shirt with Conditional Text

You may be aware that I love conditional text. My latest creation is composed of four objects. The shirt serves as the container for the conditional text squiggly. I had to add a space at the beginning in order to add a little kerning to get the squiggle to be centered on the shirt. Then I added right…

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Free Download : 6 Film Inspired Lightroom Presets

If you like VSCO, Replichrome, and other film Lightroom presets, then you’ll also like these film inspired looks from SparkleStock. Film effects have been used by photographers to give their digital photos that timeless film look. With these free presets, you can emulate those film looks in Lightroom with just one click. Elite Brook Budge…

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Create a Branded Resumé, Letterhead and Business Card in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingIf you’ve recently graduated or found yourself delving back into the job market, you’ll have to make sure your resumé is up to scratch and ready to wow your future employer.A great way to grab an employer’s attention is to create a set of branded correspondence materials that reflect your personality and…

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The Riddle of the Hidden Characters: Contest Answer and Winner!

It’s time to reveal the solution—and the winner—for this month’s InDesignSecrets contest! This time, you had to decipher the meaning of this image (with a little help from the InDesignSecrets Guide to Special Characters.) As many of you wrote, the image shows an em space = an en space + a quarter space + a thin space + a thin space…

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Undocumented Feature: Export to “Fixed-Layout HTML”

I was digging around in the InDesign CC 2015 “Object Model” today while working on a complicated script project, and I ran across this:  For those unfamiliar with scripting, this might not look like much. But it stopped me cold. This command didn’t exist in previous versions of InDesign. The documentation for the command simply says…

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How to Create Big Panoramas in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create panoramas that are big and with a different perspective and not the usual narrow and long ones, these work best with buildings and objects that otherwise would look small in a normal panorama photo, starting from how to shoot them down to how to stitch them…

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Photoshop Chalkboard Effect

I have been seeing this effect in so many different forms of media lately. Like with movable type, there seems to be a trend in using modern technology to recreate vintage effects, an interesting irony. Though chalkboards are still widely used, here is a pretty cool way to achieve that chalk look without getting the…

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How to Create a Shiny Summer Text Effect

This tutorial aims to create a shiny summer text effect with Adobe Photoshop. The point is it will use three layers to achieve a central vanishing point. Welcome to learn this tutorial and use what you’ve learned for your own projects. Enjoy! (View This Tutorial)…

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Using a Depth Mask to Simulate Volumetric Effects

“Simulate volumetric effects”…what? Those just sound like a bunch of big, fancy words. In plain English, what exactly is a volumetric effect? Put simply, a volumetric effect represents what happens to a subject when it exists in a semi-transparent substance such as fog, smoke, or murky water. Okay. So what does this have to do…

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How to Create a Set of Ice Cream Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we will get to create something really sweet—yes, you guessed it, ice cream! OK, so it’s not real ice cream, but we will be making some cool little icons that will leave your taste buds craving. We will focus on using the Rounded Rectangle Tool to create the shapes,…

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Interview with Graphic Designer and 3D Artist Bruno Nunes

Bruno Nunes is a graphic designer born in Curitiba, Brazil. He has worked in advertising agencies and in photographic studios along with well known professionals who helped him not only develop his sense of criticism but also perfect his images. Let us know about him more in this interview. So, read on and enjoy! Could you start…

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New Adobe Digital Publishing Solution Now Available

Today, I’m really excited for two reasons: the all-new Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS) is now officially available for you to create amazing mobile apps—and some of the amazing apps built with the new DPS are launching today by our customers and are available for download. It’s been quite a year listening to your feedback,…

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DPS 2015 + The National Theatre: Offering a Backstage Pass to Theatre Lovers Worldwide

“DPS 2015 enabled us to create an app that gives our highly dedicated global audience a single destination for regularly updated content designed to keep them engaged with National Theatre no matter where they are.” Toby Coffey, Head of Digital Development, National Theatre of Great Britain The National Theatre of Great Britain, founded under the directorship of Laurence…

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DPS 2015 + Gather Journal: Gourmet Experience Serves Up a Feast for the Senses

“It was challenging figuring out how to handle recipes in an issue-based workflow. With DPS 2015 and its article-centric workflow, everything fell into place and the creation of the app happened seamlessly.” The Brothers Mueller, Art Directors, Lead Developers, and Principals, Studio Mercury Gather Journal is a recipe-driven magazine that aims to fuel people’s passion for food…

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