Monday, May 3, 2010

16 Handpicked Architectural Wonders at Shanghai World Expo 2010

Fascinated by a TV news featuring Shanghai World Expo 2010, I had been exploring the country pavilions which are marvelous symbols of architectural beauty. With a theme of 'Better City, Better Life', most of them are one better than other. Though I have not yet intended to feature architecture in this design portfolio, it would be a crime not featuring these beautiful models. Check out the best of Shanghai and vote and comment for your best.

Turkey: Cradle of Civilization
featuring one of the first man built settlements and dams.

China: The Crown of the East
Interlocking Wooden Brackets, the architectural style of the Orient.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

7 Step Transparency Effect Poster Design Tutorial

I would love to share one of my recent creations with you. It was a poster for the release of a magazine in our college. Though not so perfect in any sense, it was a work which took just several minutes from a day. And I believe it is not that bad either.
So I had earlier decided that my next poster or brochure would be something based on the transparency effect. The inspiration behind this was the simple picture shown below, just the difference in its tones. It was much more beautiful than what I had done (but I had to move on with a theme background for the magazine).