How To Create a Favicon for Your Website

2 October, 2015

Favicons are those small square images that appear in your web browser tabs, bookmark lists and address bar. A good Favicon is an important asset for displaying your brand in a very compact space. In this guide, Will shows you how to make your own.

Using Custom Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

11 September, 2015

In this blog, Jenny talks about a variety of custom brushes and gives a step-by-step guide on how to make your own and use them in clever new designs.

Designing a website from scratch: The process

4 February, 2015

In this post, I will guide you through the process of designing a website from scratch. This is a design process based on my own experience. It includes initial planning, gathering ideas, sketching wireframes and creating the design.

Design Inspiration #10

12 December, 2014

Welcome to the 10th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

5 tips for creating an effective mobile website

6 June, 2014

We live in a mobile world, with mobile devices becoming an increasing part of our day-to-day lives... so here are some top tips to help get you started.

6 time-saving Photoshop hacks

27 May, 2014

Whether it's for work or play, chances are you're probably already quite familiar with Photoshop and most of its basic functions. However, like all good programs, there are some lesser known features that can make your life just that little bit easier. Here are 6 handy Photoshop hacks you might not have been aware of.

Photoshop Vignette Tutorial: Creating a Vignette effect in Photoshop with Curves

3 April, 2014

This quick & simple Photoshop tutorial will show you how to adjust an image's brightness or saturation at the periphery compared to the image centre, this is a process known as Vignetting.

Design Inspiration #9

19 February, 2014

Welcome to the 9th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

Design Inspiration #8

14 January, 2014

Welcome to the 8th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

Tips for sending artwork to print

9 January, 2014

Here are some tips and information for preparing and sending your artwork to a printers. It's by no means a comprehensive list but covers areas that have come up over the years that you may find useful.

Tutorial: How To Create Your Own Custom Photoshop Brushes

2 January, 2014

Welcome to another Think Tank blog post. This simple tutorial explains how to create your own custom Photoshop brushes and explores brush preset options.

Design Inspiration #7

21 November, 2013

Welcome to the 7th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

How To Resize Images In Photoshop

20 November, 2013

This simple tutorial is aimed at Photoshop beginners and novices. It explains how to resize images and optimise them for use on the web.