July 2, 2013 · 768,011 awesome subscribers NEWSLETTER ISSUE #75

Dummy text from some remarkable actors

Picksum Ipsum is a lorem ipsum generator that create dummy text based on movie lines from a variety of famous actors. These actors include Michael Caine, Jim Carrey, Clint Eastwood, and Morgan Freeman. There's even a "Rumble" option, which lets you combine lines from any two of these actors. Neat!

10 Professional Facebook templates

Here are 10 professional Facebook templates to choose from in a variety of categories. All templates have been created with valid HTML5 and CSS3. They also were built to Facebook's standards of 810 pixels wide, and include a Facebook profile picture, cover image, and tab image. Includes all original PSD, HTML, CSS and JS files. See them here

Just seconds to a custom icon font

Fontastic makes it possible to create your own customized icon font in just seconds. There are 1700 icons available to choose from, or import your own vectors. It's completely free and easy to use. Just select your icons, customize your font and install it on your website.

Quick and easy email signature creation

This Signature Generator makes it very simple to create your own custom email signature, complete with company logo. Just fill out the fields you want, remove the empty fields, and then set things like link and text color. From there, all you have to do is copy and paste it into your email client signature text box.

Long shadows in flat design

Some designers are already sick of flat design, and are looking for the next big thing. That big thing might just be long shadows. Flat design casts a long shadow discusses this new phenomenon, which looks somewhat like looking at an object illuminated by the late afternoon sun and casting very long shadows. It's a very striking style, with dramatic visual appeal.

Your very own long shadow social icons

These Social Icons, from Pierre Borodin, implement the up-and-coming "long shadow" design style. It includes a variety of icons from various social media sites, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Behance, and many others. Available as a PSD file.

Start designing iOS 7 apps now

This Free iOS 7 UI Kit has all the basic elements you need to start designing your own iOS 7 apps now. Considering all the attention iOS 7 has been getting since it was announced and previewed to the world, it's prudent for designers to begin designing (or redesigning) in this style.

Need a portfolio?

Coderbits lets you easily build factual, up-to-date portfolios from the sites you're already using. Showcase your skills, traits, expertise, code, designs, and more. Just connect it to more than 60 sites, including GitHub, Dribbble, Stack Overflow, and more.