75+ Seriously Useful Fresh Article Links for Designers and Developers

September 29, 2009 · 7 comments

by Lars

Readers at tripwire magazine daily submit links and short descriptions to highly relevant and worth investigating articles. User links are normally JUST PUBLISHED articles and have gone through a check to be relevant for designers and developers. This is a round-up providing latest user links submitted on tripwire magazine. See more user submitted links here


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34 Excellent Punctuation Inspired Logo Designs

We use punctuation everyday when writing articles and we all know that using the wrong punctuation can totally change the meaning of a sentence. So, where else do people use punctuation? Logo design!

75+ Imaginary Advertising Design Ideas by deviantART

Here are really inspirational and imaginary design ideas for newspaper advertising, magazine ads, posters, brochures and web advertisements. Whether designing ads for your inspirations or ideas..

20 Tutorials For Creating HDR Images

HDR(High Dynamic Range) pictures are serveral different exposures which include normal exposure, over exposure, and under exposure of the same shot which are then merged together to form one image.

35+ Twitter AIR Applications

In Twitter world there has been a continuous blast of AIR application development. I selected 35+apps to share with you.

Creative Advertisements That Inspired You

Being a graphic designer, it’s really tough job to make things look beautiful or cool or cutting edge.

Create a Stunning Awsome Text on Wild Fire Effect

Fire text is one of the most classic technique that you can see in Photoshop tutorials. This tutorial try’s out another version here using some real fire images.

Create A Great Wood Grain Texture Using Illustrator

It uses Graphic Pen effect but stretched a little more. It also uses the Warp Tool and Twirl Tool. Also like the other texture tutorials, this technique is easy and applicable in logos.

A Great Collection Some Of Free Vector Boxes

These Vector boxes were trial and error when we were creating our own company price chart @ controlyours.com #3 , There are AI (cs3) files and EPS…Please use if you can & save some time.

77 Inspiring Blog Comment Form Designs – Good Examples

Usually forms are classic with standard fields, submit buttons – nothing more, nothing less. But even little change can make huge difference – inspect these examples, to see how and why!

27 Excellent Digital Photography Tutorials

To improve and modify digital photographs is very interesting and a fun part.

Webmaster24

Blog for webmasters with SEO, CSS, Templates, Photoshop, Tutorials etc. related articles.

Social networking character set

Free to use social bookmarking character icons for your websites and blogs. Check out the rest of BevelAndEmboss.Net for more free icon sets and website templates.

Definitive List of Free WordPress Theme Frameworks

W3Avenue has compiled a list of free WordPress Theme Frameworks ranging from completely striped down themes to ready to use frameworks which require almost no programming to create customized look.

Logo Designing 101 – Is My Logo Inappropriate?

What do you do when a logo you designed unseemingly gives the wrong impression to some people and your work ends up being labelled “inappropriate”?

Best of the Web for the Week of September 20, 2009

Today we are showcasing “Best of the Web”. We have scoured the internet in search of other design driven blogs and websites to showcase what they have to offer for the week of September 20, 2009.

15 Useful Code Snippet Tools That Will Help You

Every developer should have a way or tool to store their code snippets to speed up their daily work.

Grunge Free Pack

Here you find plenty of Freebies for Designers collected by Designers needing them on their daily business…
File format .eps and photoshop brush.
Created by 123 free brushes.

Buildings

Here you find plenty of Freebies for Designers collected by Designers
needing them on their daily business…
File format eps and photoshop brush abr
Created by 123 free brushes

My Idealistic Opinion on : iStock Selling Logos

Rather than more fuel to the already blazing fire on the iStock logo debate, thought I would chip in with a more sedate, idealistic and philosophical approach.

Inspired Talks – 10 Simple Ways to Instantly Boost Your Inspiration

I think we can re-create inspiration whenever we need it.

Useful list of high PR directories

GreatDirectories.org is very well organised directory of directories with a list of top 10 directories on the homepage. GreatDirectories lists hand picked directories including free, paid and niche.

Typographic illustrations in Photoshop: 10 awesome tutorials

While Photoshop is not the most appropriate tool to layout type, it can be pretty amazing when it comes to create illustrative typography effects.

20 great free fonts for designers

While free fonts rarely compete with professional ones, it can be useful to own some of the good free typography that’s available on the web to diversify the type used in your work

One Year PRO ACCOUNT Giveaway from Upload Robots

Today, we’re giving away 1 year of Pro membership at Upload Robots. I know you guys will love this, Upload Robots’ service is awesome. For one year, you can upload, download and share your files.

Bundle of Fresh, Elegant, Beautiful and Excellent Themes of WordPress

WordPress is powerful and award winning CMS and an open source web solution that is freely available to everyone. WordPress is using for blogging, websites and online applications.

Golden Aliminium Text Effect Tutorial

Golden Aliminium Text Effect Tutorial. The tutorial is in Turkish but you can use Google Translate on my website.

15 Tips And Plugins To Monitor, Speed Up And Optimize Your WordPress Blog

Optimize and monitor your WordPress blog is necessary so that you can reduce the load time, bandwidth and server usage.

Free Vector Car Icon Set

Icon set free to use on any commercial/personal project. Set contains PNGs and fully editable AI file too. (Plus check the rest of a site for more free icons and website templates)

20 Beautiful Nature and Nature Inspired Designs

Everyday designers and artists are trying to capture and create beautiful art and designs, but in my opinion, the most stunning and breath-taking pieces of art come directly from the nature…

Realtime Related Tweets Bar: Another jQuery Plugin

Highly customizable jQuery plugin to create a real-time Twitter search-driven bar of tweets related to your post.

Inspiration: Collection of Some Amazing 3d Robots

One of our first post’s was titled: Computer Graphics – 50+ stunning creations of 3d robots. We had some great feedback from our viewers considering it was one of our first articles.

30 Special Footer Design for your Design Inspiration

Most of the sites you will able to see great footer design with lots of newer section. Here you will see some websites with well-designed footer section which founded by browsing Best CSS Gallery.

30 photoshop tutorials specialized websites

When you need edit image, create web layouts, logos and many more, you mostly will need this amazing program – Adobe Photoshop. We create list of 30 photoshop tutorials specialized websites.

Ultimate Icon Resources for Web Designers

List of some popular free icon galleries, premium icon galleries and top six search engines to find best icons. Hope these will helpful for you.

Stunning Collection of Grunge Design Photoshop Tutorials

Grunge style is very popular trend these days in art and web design that gives a more organic and realistc look. Most of designer are using this grunge techniques in their designs for web.

25+ Awesome Collection of PoserPro Tutorials

Here is extensive Tutorials about PoserPro to help you learn from basic to professional tools in poser, you may add some famous plug-in too, like one those Poser Fusion MAYA plug-in before starting..

76 Dirty, Extreme And Creative Free Grunge Fonts

Grunge, dirty, fancy typography and artworks are very popular design trend in our days, so I wanted to showcase here most popular and professionally executed fonts in my opinion.

62 Beautiful Icon Tutorials designed using Photoshop and Illustrator

62 Beautiful icon tutorials to increase you skills of icon designing.

Inspired Guide: The Coolest 30 WordPress Themes Out in September

We’ve chosen the slickest 30 examples of great graphics and functionality, for all the minimal lovers, grunge freaks, mag-style experts, or small niche pundits!

Join the battle of the most stylish websites.

Click here to let the battle begin…

Inspiration : Stylish & Modern Office Spaces

Today I bring you an inspiration post featuring stylish & modern office spaces from trendy companies that really understand the benefits of a good workspace.

Fantastic 4: Great Alternative Workplaces

Bored of working in your home office? Here are 4 alternative workplaces that will spice up your freelancing career!

10 Tips On Communicating With Difficult Clients

Working as a web designer has its highs and lows. One of the biggest lows is having to communicate with difficult clients. Here are 10 tips on how to communicate with the most difficult clients.

13 web-safe fonts at the core of web typography

Make sure visitors see your website designs as you intended. Here you’ll find out what web-safe fonts are and which thirteen font faces are on the list.

Free Electronic devices icons

Just for Designer Daily’s readers, IconShock has created a package of stunning icons of several electronic devices.

17 list of Business Corporate Templates

I just want to share a list of 17 Premium Business Corporate Templates released over at ThemeForest under the creative works of mabuc

13 Advertisements That Uses Religious Concepts

Graphic designers are usually asked to create conceptual advertisements. Concepts are abstract ideas derived from the accumulative knowledge and experiences of the artist.

25 Stunning Fantasy Landscape Illustrations

25 Stunning Fantasy Landscape Illustrations

Free Hi-Res Photoshop Brushes: Romantic Disasters

High Resolution Set of Brushes
There are 10 brushes in the set, and they’re 2500px.

155+ Free Grungy And Beautiful Bokeh Textures

An amazing collection of free beautiful Bokeh textures. Grungy, some digitally altered, some raw, but all extremely high resolution and breathtaking.

41 Whimsy And Fun Logos That Will Make You Smile

A light-hearted look at logo design with a roundup of really whimsy and fun logos. There are 41 extra reasons to smile today!

Guerra Creativa Web Design and Logo Contest

Guerra Creativa is a battle seeking to enlist the best of the best in creative web media. Find or Create Web Design and Logo Contests to win cash prizes.

27 Extremely Free Windows 7 Wallpapers

Here is a showcase of 27 Extremely Free Windows 7 Wallpapers for you to download and use for your screen.

3 Simple Tips to Boost Productivity for Designers

Want to get more done each day? Here are some simple, easy to follow tips that will boost your productivity as a designer into the stratosphere.

Stunning FWA Inspired Desktop Wallpapers

The FWA is one of my favorite places to search for the latest in Flash website designs. These guys showcase all the best high-end websites that are presently out there.

15 Attention Grabbing Environmental Ad Campaigns

There are some great ads out there that hit the green message home, whether it\’s from a social or corporate standpoint.

DC Participation Contest: Win a Macbook Pro

At long last, the Community Participation Contest has been launched. DesignersCouch is hosting its very first contest for members. You could be on your way to winning a Macbook Pro.

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Things Which Kill Creativity

The solution for 12 things in life which kill creativity and inspiration in freelancers. These are the dirty dozen who should be avoided at all times!

A Fancy AJAX Contact Form Tutorial

In this tutorial we are going to make a fancy AJAX contact form which leverages modern web development techniques. We are using PHP, CSS and jQuery with the JQtransform and formValidator plugins.

21 New and Fabulous Retro Style Photoshop Tutorials

Retro is a old style design which totally attracted people’s attention. Retro style is new trend and very popular among designers. A design with Retro style effect is a amazing piece of work.

50 Photoshopped Advertising Designs – The Wonders and Blunders!!

Interesting ads brilliantly convey a brand’s message to its targeted audience and Photoshop techniques make these ads more appealing and expressive.

43 Photoshop Tutorials for Grunge Style

Collection of beautiful grunge style photoshop tutorials you must check

Web Design Trend Hunting – 15 Amazing Infinite Scrolling Websites

We’re ready to unveil 15 amazing examples of infinite blogs and some tutorials

54 great green logos for inspiration

Environmental, money, natural, organic, profit, earthy, growth, trust.Words like these are associated with the color green.Most of the logos in this article are related to these words but some are not

24 Designers You’ve Never Seen On A List Before

I have a soft spot for those that aren’t a part of the “in” crowd amongst designers, because those lists tend to exclude some very qualified designers, as you will see.

Creating light motion trails and glowing sparks

A technique often used in advertising these days, is these glowing lines. They look like light motion trails. If you ever wondered how to create these kind of lines this is the perfect tutorial.

Create a very colourful Cool Air Balloon Wallpaper

In this tutorial we will be creating a horizon of Floating air balloons .

Colourful abstract cool vector backgrounds shapes

Well except from gummy bears… i love colours too! Here is a free vector set, which consists of 3 colourful backgrounds, in EPS format. Hope you like them.

50+ CG Award Gallery 2D Illustration Concept Art

I was surprise visit there on CG Society where i saw some really creative and artistic stuff about 2D Illustration Concept rt, really awesome and CG Award Gallery of 2D Illustration Concept Art..

Google Sidewiki Launched: Allows Anyone To Comment About Any Site

Today google has added a very new feature to Google Toolbar, Google Sidewiki. It allows users or web site visitors to leave comments about the websites / webpages they are visiting.

Twi-birds icons

In this post we release Twi bird — a Free Twitter Icon Set, a set of 9 beautiful and lovely Twitter icons. Released exclusively for Splashnology.

Circular Social Bookmarking Menu

A useful flash tool for easy social bookmarking ans sharing.

10 Online Invoicing Applications for Designers, Freelancers and Businesses

Till now you must have scratched your head enough in despair looking for an online invoicing and billing application that would meet your requirements.

25 Creative Retro Styled Website Designs

Here\’s a showcase 25 creative websites that have a retro theme. They range from the use of old-time photos to retro patterns, colors and graphic elements.

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andhrus October 15, 2009 at 6:42 pm

Very useful article for everyone!

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walter October 2, 2009 at 4:59 pm

Great links, very susefulls, thanks

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web design chennai September 29, 2009 at 1:23 pm

Thank for listing here useful link here.

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