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Optimizing how space is used on a screen is a key component of good web design, and especially of responsive design. There are a number of ways to approach this kind of challenge, and one of the most popular is auto-arrangement of elements within...
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...
The September edition of what's new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, JavaScript and jQuery tools, plugins to make your sites more useful, productivity tools, new takes on content management systems, frameworks, UI...
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...
/ / Sep 2, 2012
If you're anything like me, you've always viewed Adobe Illustrator as an incredibly intimidating program. I think Illustrator might have the reputation of being the most complex program designers use. And because of that, a lot of new designers...
Smashing Magazine has just released their third Smashing Book, Smashing Book #3: Redesign the Web, featuring all-new content for web designers and developers. This book differs from the previous two books in that it has a distinct theme throughout:...
/ / May 8, 2012
For some sites, image galleries are an absolute must. Portfolios are the first to come to mind, but galleries are also useful for blogs, e-commerce sites, and really any site that regularly displays multiple images on a single page. Below are...
Sometimes it seems like Tumblr is the most often overlooked blogging platform out there. People are never quite sure what to make of it. It's not quite like a "regular" blog platform (like WordPress or Blogger) and it's not microblogging either....