an All Creative World site

Vootie's picture
1598 pencils

The Public Domain Review

Public domain images are often either of poor quality or so esoteric as to be without any real interest. So hats off to The Public Domain Review, a not-for-profit project dedicated to showcasing interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works that are also of high quality. One of the notable aspects of this site is its curated collections of films, audio and images, spanning visions of the future from the late19th century to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fairy photographs, accompanied by text placing them in a historical perspective.

Ivan's picture

iOS7 ringtones

iOS7 features a bunch of new ringtones and alert sounds. Listen to them all.

Ivan's picture

Why you should wait with the iOS7 upgrade

Within hours Apple will release iOS7 to the whole world all at once. Many want to get their hands on it right away. Here are 5 reasons why you should wait a few more days with the upgrade.

1. Even though Apple uses Akamai for their downloads, they usually can't cope with millions of people downloading large files all at the same time. Save yourself the trouble of restarting the download several times and watching the progress bar crawl. By tomorrow the servers will be blazing fast.

Vootie's picture
1598 pencils

Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions Top One Million

Love it or hate it, the news during Adobe's earnings call this week that subscriptions to Creative Cloud had passed the one million mark would seem to indicate that those in denial will have to at some point soon come to grips with the fact that traditional perpetual licences for Creative Suite are now just a fading memory. Which leaves just three alternatives: keep using a current version of an Adobe app forever, switch to Creative Cloud or renounce the use of Adobe tools and move to... well, what, exactly? And please, no mention of GIMP.

Ivan's picture

New iOS 7 background pictures

Click the images for full size.

Ivan's picture

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C high-res images

With the launch of the new iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet and iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone, Apple is ushering in the next generation of mobile computing, delivering an incredible new hardware and software experience that only Apple could create. Read more.

Vootie's picture
1598 pencils

Adobe Releases Photoshop CC 14.1

The first upgrade since the release of Photoshop CC in June turns out to be quite significant. As well as packing in a wide variety of improvements and new functionality geared to a broad spectrum of users, the upgrade adds the first application of Adobe Generator, a customizable platform that has now been released as an open source project, along with the first practical embodiment of its capabilities, image assets generation. It's no secret that Adobe would like those who have traditionally used Fireworks for creating web designs and comps to move on to Photoshop and this is exactly what this is designed to facilitate. Will that plus the new $9.99 per month rate finally get the user base onside? Who knows. More details here.

Vootie's picture
1598 pencils

Photoshop CC is now half price

In a move designed primarily to appease photographers, who were incensed by the forced move to Creative Cloud, Adobe this week has cut the cost of Photoshop CC subscriptions from $19.99 per month to $9.99. It's hard to imagine the price going much lower, so this limited-time offer might be something to check out.

Ivan's picture

BitTorrent Sync can replace your cloud service

BitTorrent Sync is a brand new free product from BitTorrent that lets you sync an unlimited number of files and folders of any size across all of your trusted devices via peer-to-peer instead of a cloud service.

Download for iOS and OSX.

Vootie's picture
1598 pencils

Saul Bass: King of Movie Posters

Is there another graphic designer who can rival the movie poster output of Saul Bass? For several decades he succeeded in imposing a unique style, marked by strong, simple imagery and a dramatic use of type that extended to his title credit work for such films as The Man with the Golden Arm and the more recent Casino, from 1995. I've included a few favorites below, with many more easily located online.

Pages

Creativebits is a blog about Creativity, Graphic Design, Adobe, Apple and other related subjects.

Featured Images

Do you need a great new logo?

If you need a logo for your company or product you can get it done with us.
In our logo store you can pick from over 28,000 pre-made logos that will be customized to your name for free or you can post a contest for us for just $250 and our designers from all over the world will submit dozens of logo design suggestions to your specific needs.

Marketplace