Our favorite tweets of the week
Jan 16-Jan 22, 2012

Resources, Social Media | Jan 22, 2012

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers.

The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that we tweeted about, so don’t miss out.

To keep up to date with all the cool links, simply follow us @DesignerDepot

Hextone is a smart little #tool that can help you quickly convert HEX to RGB. Check it out here:

The Fireworks Police: an online resource dedicated to Fireworks freebies and tools – #useful / via @smashingmag

You can make a great pewter style metal text effect with just a couple of Photoshop layer styles

Vacuum-Sealed Couples in this colorful and intriguing “Flesh Love” by Photographer Hal

The Lost Art of Becoming Good at Things: have we become a society of armchair experts?

Check out the humorous and brilliantly creative illustrations of Tiago Hoisel

In need of an asset management framework for PHP? Assetic could be your answer

Make your design more pleasant to look at with these 23 Glyph, Symbols & Simple Icon Sets

Mesmerized by the stunning Paper Sculptures of Jeremy Kool

Baby’s all grown up! Wait, what? Amusing, yet creepy parent-kid headswapping photography by Paul Ripke

Developing a Responsive Website: Background Images

Let’s have a closer look at one of the more useful #HTML5 features:

Creating a Vibrant Cloud Icon in Photoshop is not hard at all. Take a look:

Tips for Keeping Focused on Freelance Deadlines *some great pointers here

Check out Notification Control, a great tool to wind down your email notification

Pixel by pixel all the way to perfection – – A Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

How To Integrate Facebook, Twitter And Google+ In WordPress <– Nice read!

Internet Blackout Aftermath – Is the Threat of SOPA/PIPA Over?

Fortune companies and other “serious” businesses have them. Should your freelancing business have one too?

The 40 best beautifully designed typographic portraits for you to take some inspiration from

Is HTML5 ready to take the overall crown?

Want more? No problem! Keep track of all our tweets by following us @DesignerDepot

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  • Ben Lang

    Thanks for including Notification Control!

  • Jamal Jackson

    Thanks for mentioning my article this week!!!!!! :n)

  • Alessandro Piotto

    Nice articles and good inspirations. My preferite are ”
    typographic portraits ” and ”
    Developing a Responsive Website”. Thanks for sharing!


    Thanks for sharing all these.

  • Web Design Essex

    We absolutely love the Pixel Art selection… Very cool.

  • SASA Software Technologies

    Wow such a nice post you share this i really like it and also benefit to me thanx