Neutrals and Textures

Design inspiration from around the Interweb. A few things that strike my fancy.

Eye Candy: Art, Typography, Graphic Design

A: GRAPHIC DESIGN  Be Fearlessly Authentic.  Artist Unknown.

B: ART  Untitled.  Ellsworth Kelly. 

C: WEB DESIGN  Feathered.  Pattern Website Background.  {this is a free download that can be used on any website}

D: TYPOGRAPHY Northwell Hand-Scripted Font {$16usd}Sam Parrett.

Please feel free to use the color codes in anyway you like!

Matte Black: hex# 242423, Warm Gray: hex# 979797, Cool Gray: hex#d8d8d8, Matte Gold: hex# d0c09f, Cream: hex# f1eada

Color Palette Inspiration: Botanical Abstract

 

Botanical Abstract, Color Palette Inspiration

As soon as I saw this painting, I was drooling! Ah! These colors! These lines! The white space! This is one TALENTED artist.

Prints and other gorgeous artwork by artist Bianca are available at WildHumm.com.

Paying homage to her amazing skills, this color palette has been created to be used and enjoyed! Please feel free to use these web color codes as you’d like. Just copy and paste the 6-digit code anywhere on a website where you can specify a color for a perfect match. These colors can also be used in a variety of design programs, desktop publishing programs and more.

Deep Eggplant: Hex #3d2532,  Cool Green: Hex #0c524b, Mint: Hex #9fc6bc, Periwinkle: Hex #acbcd6, Nude: Hex #f2dfd1

Free Desktop Wallpapers to Inspire Your Workspace

A clean desk and a fresh new desktop wallpaper make a HUGE difference in work motivation! I regularly create new wallpapers for myself and thought, “Hey! Maybe I should share the inspiration!” Here are a few of my designs you can enjoy however you’d like.

You can click the links down at the bottom to open the image in a new browser window for the full resolution image. Then just save the image (right click or drag and drop) to your computer, tablet, or phone!

Free Desktop Wallpaper, Free Download, Beautiful Watercolor, Inspirational

Free Desktop Wallpaper, Free Download, Beautiful Watercolor, Inspirational

Free Desktop Wallpaper, Free Download, Beautiful Watercolor, Inspirational
Desktop Wallpaper 1

Desktop Wallpaper 2

Desktop Wallpaper 3

Color Palette Inspiration: Cinque Terre

Color Palette Inspiration: Cinque Terre

 

One the most beautiful places in the world full of inspirational color is Cinque Terre, Italy! Inspired by a gorgeous photograph by Jonathan Haider, this color palette has been created to be used and enjoyed! Please feel free to use these color codes as you’d like! Just copy and paste the 6-digit code anywhere on a website where you can specify a color for a perfect match.

Ocean Blue: Hex #3e4d79, Turquoise: Hex #338b8f, Sea Glass: Hex #35b3a7, Gray Blue: Hex #8b97a7, Floral Pink: Hex #e26fa6, Sand: Hex #aba08c

Why Deep Work is Important

Finding Your State of Flow for Creatives

Most creatives dream of those scarce days when we find the perfect state of flow– being fully immersed, in the zone, energized, where productivity is coming easily, naturally, freely. How do we get there? What does it take?

 

Through a series of experiments and findings, Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi proposed that people are at their best when they are working hard and in the zone:

 

“The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.”

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