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You can't have too many good script typefaces; each one brings personality and a distinct character to a brand. Case in point: Melany Lane by Yellow Design studio. A delicious hand-drawn font that's perfect for wedding invitations, restaurant...
Freelancing is a minefield, and if you don't traverse it properly you can find yourself in real trouble, fast. Just browse through any freelance advice board and you'll see hundreds of horror stories: clients who won't pay, clients who steal...
When it comes to stock elements, you can't have to many. Sure, it's possible that you'll collect more than you can use in a single career, but the important thing is to have a good body to choose from; you never know when that obscure vector illustration...
Smashing Magazine is one of the premium sources for learning the principles of web design. Their articles and eBooks cover everything you need to know to get started on the web. Incredibly, you can now get the full library of eBooks — that's...
Hands down the most frustrating task in Photoshop is cutting out hair, especially when the background's busy. For some reason it's almost impossible to isolate hair strands convincingly and your image always looks faked. The same applies...
With the amazing apps available for Mac these days, Windows users must get sick of hearing about "the latest must-have app" that they can't use. Fortunately there are still a few gems available, designed and build exclusively for Windows,...
One of the very best frameworks to build new sites on is Twitter Bootstrap. Mobile-first, lightweight and powerful; it's a great starting point. The only issues with Bootstrap are that it's both easily recognized due to extensive use, and...
The web is full of advice on different aspects of UI design, but what no one ever seems to offer is a complete start to finish, blank page to finished app, step by step guide. Until now of course, because our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has set...
If you have one workhorse display font that you rely on again and again, make sure it's a slab-serif. In recent times slab-serifs have become understandably popular; they've been used at display sizes for decades and their relatively small...
We're all looking for ways to insert some cool into our designs, and you'd have to go some way to be cooler than this week's deal from our sister-site MightyDeals.com; a great vintage typeface from Yellow design studio. The Veneer font is a lovingly...
One of the best ways of adding personality to a website is with a typeface; and when you’re looking for a touch of luxury, one of the best solutions is a script. Unfortunately, most scripts are based on handwriting, which makes them largely...
Web designers are expected to be masters of all trades; from responsive websites to email templates, animated banners to WordPress SEO techniques. It’s pretty hard to be great at everything. Take the obligatory Facebook page. It’s impossible...