Diwali 2011 Wallpaper design

Here’s a desktop and mobile phone wallpaper for your personal computers, your Android devices and your iPhones. Happy Diwali! Diwali wallpaper : 640 x 960 for your iPhone 4 Diwali wallpaper : 960 x 800 for your Nexus One Diwali wallpaper : 1024 x 768 Diwali wallpaper : 1280 x 960 Diwali wallpaper : 1440 x 900 Diwali wallpaper :…
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Plagiarism by Ocimum Biosolutions

Keeping it factual. I was trawling through various “Happy Diwali” emails in my inbox when I chanced upon one sent by the CEO of Ocimum Biosolutions. The email visual was using a Diwali wallpaper from my blog. No credit was provided and the email footer mentioned, “The information contained in this email and any attachments is confidential and may be…
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New desktop

…and some Diwali lights. If you haven’t yet seen the 2010 Diwali Wallpaper, you can download it here. I finally have a beast of a desktop to help me be even more efficient with my design & photography workflows. Since this is relevant to both of my businesses, I will be doing a detailed cross post over on the photography…
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Diwali 2010 Wallpaper

What a year 2010 has been! Roller-coaster! Tons of design and photography related work, time spent with family & friends, some amazing clients, copious amounts of professionalism training, a much-wanted mentor, mid-year slowdown and year-end spike in work so much so that there’s hardly any time to introspect. 2010 is about to come to a close and as always, Diwali-time…
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Monsoons : end of July

July ends today in another six hours approximately and I am looking forward to August. It’s green everywhere, with rain-laden clouds creating havoc in the National Capital Region, India. Traffic jams, water-logging and what not. Despite all the “take it your stride” issue with daily-living during the Monsoons, there’s a surreal beauty in the concrete landscape – with spots of…
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Pentagram’s What Type Are You

This microsite : http://pentagram.com/what-type-are-you/ is by @pentagramdesign and the following is supposed to be my Type : Cooper Black Italic. I picked being emotional, progressive, assertive and relaxed. I’ve never used Cooper Black Italic but maybe I should! Nifty little engagement on the microsite – not much of a time waster either.
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Job : Senior Web Developer

Senior Web Developer – Experience of at least 2-3 years of web development Please read details below and if you fit the description, get in touch with Mrigank at this email : m@voicetap.in * Understands complex database (MySQL) concepts as well as the implications of different database designs. * Effectively employs many different database design techniques. * Possesses demonstrated work…
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Twitter @ anywhere Tweetbox

I am going to specifically talk about the Tweetbox here. The end result will help you setup a box like the one on the right sidebar of this blog, which looks like this : My reasons for putting this up on this blog : 1. When I tweet from this Tweetbox, the tweet shows up on Twitter and other channels…
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Pay the artist / logo designer

I’d rather not spoil it for you. Watch it. Substitute ‘writer’ for ‘designer’ and even ‘photographer’. I’ve been in that situation, supposedly large corporates calling to ask for a freebie because if I designed a logo for them, I’d get publicity. Hah.
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The League of Movable Type : Open-source free typefaces

Their website says : “We’re done with the tired old fontstacks of yesteryear. Enough with the limitations of the web, we won’t have it. It’s time to raise our standards. Here, you’ll find only the most well-made, free & open-source, @font-face ready fonts.” Which is excellent news. I like the ‘branding’ as well – starting from the lovely name. Saw…
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Kingfisher Calendar 2010 Launch photography

The introduction on the website says, “Here is your chance to rub shoulders with Dr. Vijay Mallya, photographer Atul Kasbekar, a host of celebrities and a bevy of Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar beauties. Enter this contest and you could win an all-expenses paid trip to cover the launch of the of the Kingfisher Calendar 2010 for us. Be there for the…
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Adobe CS5 Suite updates / news

There’s Sharing your screen for free in CS4 : I definitely did not know that this feature existed. I don’t work too much in InDesign unless there’s an Annual Report to be designed or the invoice to be sent to a new client. Content-aware fill in Photoshop, also being called the Patch-Match fix. This is seriously awesome – around the…
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Lucky Lips Illustrator Illustration

I’ve been spending time on the brilliant portfolio of Firmorama. while I’m certain I can reproduce / get ‘inspired’ by their creations and produce something similar looking in Adobe Photoshop, I wasn’t sure whether I could do anything similar – even remotely close – in Adobe Illustrator. It isn’t even close to what Firmorama has on their portfolio but I’m…
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Underwater Bokeh Wallpaper

Click the image below to view the 1440×900 px wallpaper. Right click the image that opens and save to your computer. This was one of the results of the new aside website re-design. The actual bokeh used on the Contact page looks nothing like this though.
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Wallpaper : Christmas 2009

Here is the latest edition of the Christmas wallpaper for Christmas 2009. Download the Christmas 2009 Wallpaper in various sizes : Widescreen 16:10 2560×1600 1920×1200 1680×1050 1440×900 1280×800 Fullscreen 4:3 1600 x 1200 1400 x 1050 1280 x 960 1024 x 768 800 x 600 Fullscreen 5:4 1280 x 1024 2560 x 1024 Mobile 800 x 480 Sony PSP 480…
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