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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
Grunge photography goes far beyond what the naked eye perceives and brings with it a dimension of frightening and powerful emotions. These images are usually heavily edited and enhanced in order to create the grunge effect. This effect can be described as dark, dirty, old, gloomy and definitely has an eerie vibe to it. You’ve probably spotted plenty of examples of grunge photography
There are really only a few tricks to writing properly for the web. If you know how to write, you are already 95% of the way there. These are some of the more common mistakes that I’ve seen in web copy and some tricks that I use every day to write effectively, from e-mails to site pages. You don’t need to be an English major to understand any of this advice either. It is written
Chairs have evolved tremendously for thousands of years, as they shifted from being a symbol of state and dignity, to an item of ordinary use. Chair design considers intended usage, ergonomics (how comfortable it is for the occupant), as well as non-ergonomic functional requirements such as size, stackability, foldability, weight, durability, stain resistance and artistic
Dark web designs are very popular and can have an elegant and creative appeal. They are also perfect for many types of client work however, they are not suitable for every website and should be used only when appropriate. In spite of the striking visual impact that these dark designs can have, many designers don’t know how to effectively pull them off without turning off the visitor.
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
One of the most unique and common forms of art on the Internet these days is called concept art. Concept art is a form of illustration where the main goal is to convey a visual representation of a design, idea, and/or mood for use in movies, video games, animation, or comic books before it is put into the final product. The concept artist generates a visual design for something that doesn’t
Today we bring you a set of over 200 free and exclusive vector icons called “Primo”. The icons are provided in both raster and vector formats: The transparent PNG versions are 48×48, 64×64 and 128×128, and we have also included Illustrator files so that you can resize the icons as needed. The icons are completely free for personal and commercial use and
“Spec work” stands for speculative work. It’s a term used to refer to any job for which the client expects to see examples with no guarantee of payment. The Internet has accelerated its growth in the form of “design contest” websites, and these businesses have advertising machines that draw in thousands of unsuspecting designers who think it’s
Web designers have a wealth of tools available to them, for doing everything from organizing their thoughts about a particular design to debugging the final design. But with so many tools out there, how do you ever determine which ones are really useful and which ones are just going to waste your time? We’ve compiled a massive list of some of the best and most useful tools out there
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
A well developed and organized sign-up page has to relay a large quantity of data in a  small area and must be quick and easy to read and understand. Overly creative plan names are more likely to hurt your sign-up process instead of help, as they’ll take longer to understand. It’s better to save your creativity for the other pages which will be redirecting the user to the