Google Web Designer is a program for Windows, Mac and Linux from Google for creating interactive HTML5 sites and ads for any device. It offers a GUI with common design tools, such as Text Tool, Shapes and Pen Tool, as well as integrating Google Web Fonts. The advertising feature set is more complete with components to add Google Maps, YouTube videos and more, as well as automatically including the tracking code events for DoubleClick and AdMob.
In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books — remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design.
Google is launching a series of YouTube videos titled Google Design Minutes that discuss visual aspects of key services and products.
Creating a realistic 3D text effect can be quite challenging to create, and often make use of several applications. In this tutorial, we will use a combination of Modo, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create a fruit textured text effect that resembles an orange.