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Posts Tagged ‘Illustrations’

10 Illustrations of How Fresh Content May Influence Google Rankings (Updated)

July 5, 2016  |  SEO  |  , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard[Estimated read time: 11 minutes] How fresh is this article? Through patent filings over the years, Google has explored many ways that it might use “freshness” as a ranking signal. Back in 2011, we published a popular Moz Blog post about these “Freshness Factors” for SEO. Following our own advice, this is a brand new update of that article. In 2003, Google engineers filed a patent named Information retrieval based on historical data that shook the SEO world. The patent not only offered insight into the mind of Google engineers at the time, but also seemingly provided a roadmap for...

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Amazing Game Of Thrones Illustrations By Ivan Belikov

GOOD NEWS: Game of Thrones is returning in less than a week. And we need a Game of Thrones themed post to ride the hype train. And luckily, I just found just the graphic designer to feature. Russian illustrator Ivan Belikov was previously featured here with his Social Networks illustrations and now he’s back with his Game of Thrones sigils for the great houses of Westeros, Stark, Baratheon, Targaryen and Lannister. Belikov is a freelance illustrator from Chelyabinsk, Russia. As a child, he dreamed of being an animator and started spending his free time illustrating. Now, he creates t-shirt designs, posters and cover designs for albums. He has been published in London’s VRS...

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Selfie Fables — Disney Alternative Art Illustrations by Simona Bonafini

What if Disney stories had Instagram? Probably not a good idea Instagram has been a huge part of the social media sphere ever since its introduction in 2010. Created by software engineers Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, it gained rapid popularity with over 300 million active users at the end of 2014. It was so popular that social media giant Facebook purchased it for billion in cash and equity. If Disney fairy tales existed in real life, they would probably have Instagram too. Something freelance designer Simona Bonafini illustrated in her series Selfie Fables (which is still ongoing!) Disney characters come to life as they...

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Negative Space—Thought-Provoking Illustrations by Noma Bar

March 19, 2015  |  Samples  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

One of the core tenets of minimalism is the use of negative space. But what is negative space really? Negative space is the space around the elements of an image. Probably the best example to illustrate this is the famous Rubin’s vase. It’s an image of a vase, but the negative space that surrounds it form profile silhouettes of two people. In graphic design, negative space is prevalent in logos, both classic and contemporary. FedEx for example has an arrow that is formed by the letters “e” and “x”. But my favorite logo that uses this concept effectively will have to be Spartan Golf Club’s...

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27 Clever Illustrations of Inspirational Quotes on Minimalist Posters

February 5, 2015  |  Samples  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Whether you’re a quote lover or a fan of minimalism, this series of poster illustrations will surely inspire you in different ways. Ryan McArthur has created this series of awesome poster designs using quotes from some of the most famous brilliant minds. The Toronto-based graphic designer illustrates the initial sketches of each design using pen and ink and then digitally rendered after. His works are really a great sample of the “less is more” design principle. He managed to come up with a beautiful visual presentation and effectively conveyed each message using minimal yet clever illustrations. Some of the inspiring quotations...

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