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Typographic art is all the rage, with everyone from politicians to pop-stars finding their speeches, lyrics and quotes transformed into portraits of themselves. The trouble is, the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words tends...
/ / Apr 18, 2014
Designmodo have just released their latest product, Startup Framework, designed to build sites for new startups and 9 months in the making, it's built on a modular component basis, enabling you to rapidly combine its parts into hundreds...
Working in Photoshop is no longer an option. The bloated behemoth just doesn't provide a suitable interface for designing websites, especially not responsive websites. Designing in the browser is ideal, but it does require fluency in HTML...
It seems like the whole world's got an idea for an app, the really tricky part is converting that idea into a real app that makes sales on the App Store. If you're looking to produce an app that is commercially viable, solidly built and great looking,...
/ / Apr 4, 2014
One of the biggest problems designers have on the Web is combatting the sterility of the screen; as human beings we love organic, natural, even slightly random elements, but our computers give us precision. If you can tap into that starved need...
/ / Mar 28, 2014
Keeping abreast of emerging trends is one of the most challenging aspects of any designer's job. If you're looking for a truly accurate picture of the web design world we'll inhabit over the next few years, as well as the technologies, techniques...
Time is money in this business, but cutting corners can be costly if the quality of your code dips. What all designers and developers need is a solid framework to fast-track development and ensure that standards aren't compromised. One of the...
Everyone loves an infographic. Designers love putting them together. Marketers love promoting them. Clients love commisioning them. Customers like to read them. It's a wonder the Web hasn't been turned into one big infographic! But designing...
We all use stock images everyday. Whether it's a business man in a suit, or a girl riding her bike, images enhance the way our designs are perceived. But have you noticed how often, when the figure in the foreground of an image is perfect, the background...
Whoever you are, and however you choose to work, there's one skill that's imperative for any web designer and that's knowing how to build a responsive website. Even designers who outsource their code need to understand exactly how the process...
For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there's a brand new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day our...
It's tricky to find a good set of icons, most packs have one or two useful graphics and then a lot of filler. So it's refreshing to discover an approach like the one used by Icons8; every day they check the most requested icons from their community,...
WordPress is a Web phenomenon. It powers a gazillion blogs and almost as many websites. As a technology, it's unique in that the learning curve isn't too steep, but there is a vast amount to learn and understand. What that means is that web designers...
/ / Feb 20, 2014
Every designer's toolbox needs a few new goodies every now and then, to keep it up to date. Selecting the right tools, be they brushes, vector art or Photoshop actions is a key design skill that can mean the difference between delivering quality...
/ / Feb 13, 2014