Tag Archive for Design Workshop

Transparent WordPress Theme Design

Transparent WordPress with Semiomantics XO
Developing a transparent WordPress Based Photo Blog, I got inspired to use some elements in a Grunge environment. It’s creative, it’s fun, it’s the Semiomantics XO Theme for WordPress.
Grunge Background
The first step is to create a grunge background:
This background is 1680 x 1250 pixels big and has a weight of 130 [...]

Transparent WordPress Semiomantics XO

Transparent WordPress with Semiomantics XO
Developing a transparent WordPress Based Photo Blog, I got inspired to use some elements in a Grunge environment. It’s creative, it’s fun, it’s the Semiomantics XO Theme for WordPress.
Grunge Background
The first step is to create a grunge background:
This background is 1680 x 1250 pixels big and has a weight of 130 [...]

Fancy Fonts Headers

Fancy Fonts Headers
To give some ideas for fancy fonts headers I have prepared some files you may download and use as the case may be. They consist of a 1024 x 200 pixels Photoshop file (which can be edited in GIMP as well). Please download and install the fonts before editing.
1. Fancy Header Fonts
Some Fancy [...]

Design Graphic Background

Design Graphic Background
While I prefer to keep my backgrounds white, I have added a background to this site for the purpose of the Web design Workshop.
The Background needs to be in harmony with the color scheme which is based on black-blue #000125 and red #B3000.
Background based on an image
This is what I did:
1. Take a [...]

Blockquote, Pullquote and Code

Blockquote and Code
On WordPress powered web sites Blockquote and Code tags can help to edit posts in a more attractive and differentiated way. By Semiomantics XO styles the blockquote as a “pullquote”; the difference between block and pullquote is that text wraps around pullquotes, while blockquotes keep empty space left or right of the blockquote.
What [...]

Design Branding

Design Branding
To brand my site “Design” I start by applying a color scheme.
Design Colors
Here are the color codes for Design:
Blue #000125
White #ffffff
Red #b30000
Design Colors output
Here the visual representation of the above colors on the site:

Design

Design
This web site serves as a sketch book for Yorgo Nestoridis Design. There will be two main categories: Web Design and Graphics Design.
More to come.