The most important thing in Digital Art is the art
The modern designer needs to embrace current technology in order to create more compelling art and stay competitive.
Design solves problems beautifully
When you think of a stepladder, you think of solving the problem of height. Ladders are meant to get you to high places that are beyond reach. But to designer Andries Van Onck, the functions of a stepladder encompass more than just that. His design, Kartell Tiramisu, is deceptively simple and yet surprisingly versatile.
Tutorial: How to composite an illustration with a photo in Photoshop
Learn how to quickly and easily combine a hand-painted illustration with a photographic background in Adobe Photoshop.
Why 2014 has been an awesome year for Mustard Seed Creative
Wishing one and all a very blessed Christmas! May your holidays be filled with peace and joy, whether you are with loved ones, or simply chilling and enjoying some much needed alone-time.
Is it getting harder to succeed in the creative industry?
Every creative artist’s dream is to work for a client or agency who trusts in their talent and taste, who respects their professional judgement, and of course, pays on time.
Why good design is all about usability
We’ve heard it a said a million times: Form follows Function. Beauty on its own—style without substance—simply does not last. Find out what we’ve learned about design from… a tissue box!
2014 Asia Designers Invitational Exhibition
We’re so honoured to be invited to participate in this exhibition, co-hosted by Korea Ensemble of Contemporary Design Association, Japan Chubu Creators Club, Shenzhen Design Association, Taiwan Poster Design Association and Macau Designers Association.
Introducing the all-new MustardSeed.com.sg
We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary with a brand new website.
3 Important Things We Learned About iOS App Icon Design
With all the great fun we had since our very first Android app icon design project, we’ve longed for a chance to make one for our favorite platform, iOS.
Darlie meets Disney
We’re thrilled to be able to work on another TV commercial for Darlie. In comparison to our first project for Darlie, this time it’s 15 seconds of full-on 3d animation.
When reality doesn’t look anything like what you want…
Here’s an effects sequence of the fantasy genre. Building a real physical set for this would not be cost-effective or efficient.
When reality doesn’t look good enough
Sometimes, an actual physical product just doesn’t look good when photographed. Case in point: These fine, intricately woven electrical cables.