We published the Ultimate Guide for Everything Twitter at just at the right time when everyone wanted to know about this Twitter thing, how to start using it, and how to sleeve it into their websites and blogs. The guide is still being tweeted at the rate of a few tweets...
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...
Vintage art reminds us of a time when we were dependent less on technology and more on skill and technique. But we cannot compare the typography of 100 years ago to that of today, with the arrival of so many new typefaces, new ways to create fonts as well as new ways to get...
Cats and dogs. Cain and Abel. Designers and developers. These are just a few of the great historical face-offs. Designers and developers often seem to come from different planets and have completely different brains. Developers want a website to work right, designers...
Whenever a user is trying to reach a website’s page that is non-existent or missing, they are usually directed to a page where they’re informed that that specific page cannot be recalled by the HTTP server; this is what is called a 404 error page. As designers,...
Adobe AIR is one of the most under-appreciated application platforms, but the number of applications available for AIR make it incredibly useful. There are apps for everything from business to shopping to image management to video editing. And plenty of applications...
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...
Jennifer Maestre creates stunning sculptures out of pencils. Yes, you read right: pencils! Her work is hard to describe and difficult to compare with anything else that I’ve seen before. She was originally inspired by the form and function of sea urchins:...
Creating a wireframe is one of the first steps you should take before designing a website. A wireframe helps you organize and simplify the elements and content within a website and is an essential tool in the development process. A wireframe is basically a visual representation...
Today, the cool guys over at Obox Design introduced their new line of professional WordPress themes called “The Obox Signature Series”. Thanks to David and Marc, we will be giving away a total of 10 copies of the “Arcade” and “Left Handed” themes (single user license). All themes are...
High Dynamic Range (HDR) images can really take your photography to the next level. But creating compelling HDR images, whether through fake HDR techniques in Photoshop or multiple exposures and tone-mapping, can be tricky. Creating portraits can be even trickier,...
You often hear designers say, “Good designers copy. Great designers steal.” Well, anyone who says this is one of three types of designers: One who copies, one who steals or one who admits that not copying and stealing is hard but still tries not to anyway. For some reason, a lot of web designers believe that there’s...