Hongkiat Lim

Founder and Editor in Chief of Hongkiat.com. Hongkiat is also a designer, developer, entrepreneur, and an active investor in the US stock market.

Latest posts

World of Twitter – Mosaic Twitter Wallpapers

World of Twitter is a series of mosaic tile wallpaper created with thousands of Twitter avatars as background and Twitter logo as foreground. These mo…

40 Fresh Creative and Inspiring Photographs

There’s no hard and fast rule to achieve creative photography, nor are there guidelines and steps to think out of the box. But one thing’s for sur…

80 Creative Logo Designs For Your Inspiration

They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and that is definitely true when it comes logo design. A well-thought logo design can effectively use a si…

27 Must-Have Starter Kits For Web Designers

Note: This post was first published on the 25th June, 2009. Starter kits are great timesavers for web designers, and they are particularly useful for …

30+ High Quality Metallic Texture, Pattern and Photoshop Brushes

Most textures and patterns don’t look attractive in raw or when they are standalone, and these metallic ones are certainly no exception. However, wi…

Free Twitter Icon Sets

Placing a Twitter “follow me” button on your website or blog is certainly one of the easiest way to convert visitors into Twitter followers. Desig…

60+ Creative and Clever Advertisements

We are sucker for creative advertisements, particularly those that convey messages with a sense of humor or deliver ideas in ways we have never expect…

50 Beautiful Hand-Drawn Web Design

This article was published on: Jun 3, 2009. Journeying back to the roots of design, many a web layout springs to life from humble beginnings of pen me…

Tilt-Shift Photography: Stunning Examples and Tutorials

Tilt-shift photography is a method of photography that utilizes tilt-shift lenses to overcome the restrictions of depth of field and perspective that …

60 Examples of Beautiful Night Shots

When the sun goes down and the sky gradually turns dark doesn’t mean you’ll have to keep your camera in the bag. It is during the night when some …

100 Creative Twitter Avatars

At the size of 48×48, Twitter avatars definitely have more rooms for creativity compared to a 16×16 website favicon. Having a nicely designed Twitte…

Evolution of Photoshop: 1988 – 2009

Adobe Photoshop has always been one of the greatest (if not the best) software when it comes to manipulating and editing image. It all started off in …