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Typography is often a deciding factor in the success of a design. Its importance cannot be overstated. Effective typography can be achieved in so many different ways, as demonstrated in the 17 different categories below. Some of the most common...
Ready for an exciting challenge? As you know, we always like to bring you great resources for inspiration, as well as tutorials and tools to empower you to become a great designer. Today, we're trying something new... This should be a fun weekend...
Today we turn the focus to you, the loyal readers of Webdesigner Depot... Through the Internet we get to know you through your websites, blogs and even more, your avatars. Avatars appear in most blog comments these days and they truly enhance...
The everyday tasks in our lives are being revolutionized by technology. One task that technology is helping to simplify is shopping: the task of buying products in stores is just not as convenient as online shopping. With that in mind, it is...
Anyone can cobble together a few photos and textures and create a humdrum montage. To elevate yours beyond this it takes a few simple tricks using Photoshop's awesome array of tools. Do it right and the style has got dozens of applications from...
Designers, we have a problem. It seems we have forgotten how to be creative. It is true, the very nature of what we do is based on creativity, however more often than not we tend to be swept away by the latest trends or “what’s hot” rather than...
Siena is a brand new set of 200 free icons, developed exclusively for Webdesigner Depot. You can use them for your designs such as logos, websites and much more. They come in 6 different raster sizes and we have also included vector files for all...
In portfolio web pages, especially in the field of design, one of the first things that you will notice is an introductory text consisting of a few words about the company or the designer behind the site. This can be extremely useful for readers,...
To keep up with the fast-paced web design industry you must seek out self education sources as often as possible, such as books, or you'll be left behind. The year 2009 promises to bring us some excellent, and even groundbreaking, new reads....
It's over fifty years old, it's the most widely used font ever, and it has recently become the subject of its own movie. We're talking about the world's most recognizable font: Helvetica. Its relevance in design through the years and even today...
Color choice is a key element to the success of any design. It invokes an atmosphere and sets the mood. One method for using color is to use only shades of a color, which is known as a monochromatic color scheme. Of all the color schemes, the monochromatic...
How do you get your daily news these days? Well... you may be visiting your favorite sites and blogs, but that's inefficient since those blogs may not have any updates. Perhaps you subscribe to them using RSS, which delivers all the new articles...
A Graphical User Interface (GUI for short) allows users to interact with the computer hardware in a user friendly way. Over the years a range of GUI's have been developed for different operating systems such as OS/2, Macintosh, Windowsamiga,...
Every day thousands of people take it to the air... With so many airlines to choose from, branding is extremely important and at its core lies logo design. In this article we'll take a logo at the logos of over 50 popular airlines. The list is by...