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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 here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
The header is likely the first thing a new visitor sees on a blog, so it is the first impression — but why is a blog header so much more important, or at least different, than the header of a basic website? Blog headers need more functionality. Other web designs may differ in terms of their use and therefore, what’s included in the website header and how it’s presented can
Archan Nair (alias archanN on the web) is an exceptional 26 year old designer, illustrator and digital artist. He is currently based in New Delhi, India. As you scroll through his art, keep in mind his goal of creating works was inspired by various phases or moments of life. Archan comes from a different industry than most graphic designers: Fashion. He started developing digital artwork
Education undeniably changes us. Learning new things completely alters our perception of life and the world around us. But formal academic training is a touchy subject for some people. Going to school to learn a discipline is still not an option for everyone. As someone who has worked in the graphic design field for quite some time without an advanced degree, I understand that self-education
Today we bring you a set of over 200 free and exclusive RSS icons called “Supra”. The icons are provided in both raster and vector formats: The transparent PNG versions are 32×32, 64×64 and 128×128, and we have also included source files for Illustrator so that you can resize and create the icons as needed. The icons are completely free for personal and commercial use.
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 here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
Nature has always been a source of inspiration for designers to look at things differently. We all know that a tree doesn’t always have green leaves, water is not blue and clouds are certainly not always white and puffy. As designers, we need to know to look beyond the obvious when looking at things. Cloud formations such as mammatus or lenticular among others, are perfect examples
Unlike other forms of art, graphic design is not just about taking paper and pen and letting the work flow. Graphic designers have to help viewers get the message and help sell a service or product. Creating a design for a client with little or no strategy just doesn’t work. Unlike traditional art, graphic design has to convey a very narrow message. Developing a system for the graphic
As you search the web you’ll come across a wide range of interactive and graphical maps. Deciding when, where and how to integrate or display a map on your site is the first step, the second should be what technology and illustrations to use. If you’re all about interaction, JQuery, Ajax, or Flash are all effective technologies that hold their own ground. Map illustrations
A photograph of a stunning model is sitting before you that has serious potential but several flaws. The shade of the female model’s hair is dull, her eye color just isn’t doing it for you, and she has several pimples across her otherwise flawless face. What do you do? Touch up the photo using Photoshop, of course! The number of options available for enhancement are now sky
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 here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
So many businesses out there set up a website and then think, “There, that’s done with” and never bother to re-evaluate their website’s design or position in the marketplace. But looking at a website as a static, unchanging bit of advertising will put you at a disadvantage sooner or later. Trends in website design change over the years (and even months). What looked cutting edge in 2006 is going to look