55+ Awesome Fresh Community Links for Designers and Developers

October 17, 2009 · 11 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



Abstract Background Vector

Colorful abstract background with concentric circles, rainbow colors, twinkling stars, dots, arrows and cloud-a-like shapes. Have fun using!

14 Coffee Stains Brushes

Hit the download button for the .zip archive containing the .abr.
14 brushes. Compatible with PS7 or later versions.

6 Wrinkled Paper Textures

Six high resolution paper textures. Size: 4752 px by 3168 px
Click on the textures below to download the high-res version or download. Enjoy!

XML Image Scroller Gallery AS2

Free flash image gallery configurable through the XML file, supports autoplay, image description, mirror thumbnail and roll over effect.

Retro Futurism 80’s Style Design Using Photoshop

The 80’s have always had an iconic impact on Pop Culture. I have been seeing a lot of 80’s inspired designs on the internet, but never found a tutorial.

60 Exclusive Photoshop Tutorials to make you a master of Website Layout Design

The following tutorials on website layout from various designers will impress you and also will give you unbound knowledge and ideas.

Contact Us Page Best Practices with 22 Fabulous Showcases

In the entire world wide web, most sites, be it large or small, contain the Contact Us page. The purpose of the Contact Us page is to get your clients or customers to talk to you.

Creative Photography by Yann Le Pape

Yann Le Pape was born and raised in Paris.Yann\’s first foray into the artistic world was as a musician.

Collection of best free Halloween icons

Ultimate collection of free qualitive icons for Halloween.

Collection of 46 excellent landscape digital paintings

Quality is always appreciated and that’s why I decided to make a landscape digital paintings article with some of the best landscapes made by the so talented computer graphics artists.

Usability Design Resources, Pattern Libraries, and Inspiration

Here I’ve included a number of resources for usability best practices, inspiration, and design patterns for the web.

Open Source or Free Alternatives for Paid Software, Part II

Last post we discussed open sources, and we stated that open sources are a way to design, development, and distribute software through source codes, which can make the job of web…

40+ Striking Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

Now Adobe Fireworks is getting famous then before, because this growing prototyping tool for designers, many web designers find different techniques, experiments and learn how to work..

Logo Design: 40+ Must Have Tutorials

Logos a very important part of building your brand’s identity. “Branding” yourself, is the best way to represent who you are and what you are all about.

10 Essential Tools for Web Developers

A web developer plays a crucial role in designing a user-friendly and visually enticing website.

8 Awesome Accordion Fold Brochure Designs

Looking for a creative brochure design that is both unique and functional? Check out these amazing accordion fold projects for design inspiration.

30+ Freelance Work Websites and Resources You Should Know

Have you ever thought what happen if you lose your job tomorrow? Or your company closes due to some reason? Do you know about Freelance Work Websites and Resources?

Understanding CSS Floats

Using css floats effectively can be confusing. However once you learn to control them it opens up a whole new world of possibilities in your design and makes developing layouts much simpler.

10 Useful Applications for Bloggers

There are a variety of blog applications available on the internet that increase your productivity and save a lot of time as well.

3D Glossy Orange Orbs Icons – Business

3D Glossy Orange Orbs Icon Collection that are suitable for a wide range of business and e-commerce need.

10 Blunders to Avoid on Business Websites

Websites are the most preferred way for promoting a business online. For that reason, you must focus on blunders that are responsible to hurt the website performance.

25 Bright WordPress Themes Using Popping Colors

So after the huge success of our article on websites using popping colors we decided to make a WP themes roundup as well.

How Freelancers Should Combat the Feast-Starve Cycle

There\’s a common phenomena that freelancers experience where they earn huge amounts during one month, whilst the next is dismal and slow. Find out how you can combat the “Feast-Starve Cycle”.

Must Have Graphic Apps for the iPhone & iPod Touch

The iPhone & iPod Touch are loved for many reasons, one of them being the amazing apps we can put on them, so today I show you 5 must have graphic apps for these devices!

49 Creative Photo Effect Tutorials Using Photoshop

Today i collect some photo effect tutorials for you from various blogs and sites.Below are the ones i found interesting.Some of them are for beginners and some of them are for advanced photoshop users

HTML Default Hyperlink Colors

Ever work on hyperlinks on your webpage or blog and suddenly think, “What are the default colors for HTML hyperlinks?”.

33 Nightmarish photoshop brushes for creepy designs

For you we collect 33 most shocking, horrifying photoshop bushes specially for Halloween. Here you can find zombies, sculls, blood, spiders, monsters and many other horrifying examples.

45+ Greatest Example of Digital Art by Rado Javor

I was research about greatest art designers, today I like to present the work of Slovakian Rado Javor (now living in Bratislava, United Kingdom), We find out that this digital painter from UK..

Blogger Platform Over the Years (Pictures) (1999 – 2009)

Blogger without doubt is one of the most Loved Blogging Platforms Ever!. Let me take you through time and show how Blogger Developed into what It is today.

HowsYourBlog Wallpaper Release 2

Featuring 4 colors for you to choose from and of course sizes for the most popular resolutions as well as sizes for your IPhone and Blackberry.

Website designing

The visitor should be able to look at a web page and instantly know what to expect from the rest of the site, remember that first impressions only count once, and so make it count.

26 jQuery Plugins for Superb Navigation

In this useful list for every webdesigner and developer you’ll find 26 tutorials that will show you how to create amazing navigation with jQuery and CSS.

52 Beautiful Vector Illustrations and Designs

52 Beautiful Vector Illustrations and Designs

Quit Being a Nightmare Client

Tips for web design / development clients on what to expect when working with a freelancer. Freelancer tips.

Free iPhone Wallpaper: 70+ Creative 3d Designs

The iPhone has to be the most popular tech gadget that has been released in the past few years. As a telephone, a messaging tool or a multimedia device, the iPhone serves a purpose for everyone.

16 Sketchy Hand Drawn Icon Sets

When it comes to icons and icon sets the hand drawn icons stands out from the rest as a design element in your website because of its unique natural style.

Grungy Vintage Dots Patterns

Free combo pack of large (740px * 740px) seamless Grungy Vintage Dot textures in .jpg format as well as a corresponding Photoshop tileable pattern (.pat) set.

Food & Beverage Magic Marker Icons

A collection of food and beverage icons in magic marker style

Freebies for Creatives – get the Studio Culture book

We found the best gift for y’all – printed eye candy and amazing interviews with some of the most creative people in the world – the Studio Culture book!

Collection of Beautiful Packages – Design Inspiration

Designing a nice looking package plays a vital role in marketing of any product.

20 stunning free icon sets

Collection of 20 stunning free icon sets which you can use for your future web designs or for your desktop.

Free 83 Professional Logos With PSD Files

A Logo is one aspect of any blog or a company\’s commercial brand which is used to identify different sites or blogs or a particular brand. Here a few of them for reference :)

Why Nofollow HomePage – SEO Approach

Why Nofollow HomePage – SEO Approach

Add Favicon To Your WordPress Website

One picture describes a lot. So is also a favicon of a website. Some website prefer their favicon represented by image, some really like letters type, while some like it none.

Simple Photoshop trick for nondestructive image adjustments

Learn a simple Photoshop trick you can use to make nondestructive adjustments and preserve image quality when you work with photos for a website layout.

40 Amazing Blogger Templates For Personal Blogs

Best Blogger Templates for personal blogs. This themes were created by professional web designers over the world and they are exceptionally beautiful.professional

Create a Beautiful 3D Text Effect in 3ds Max

In this tutorial, we are going to create a cool 3D Text Effect. We will create entire text in 3ds Max and then move to the Photoshop to add it some nice background.

25 Free Online Tools for Web Designers, Developers, Freelancers and Individuals

25 online tools which are implicitly made to make the life of the busiest community i.e. web designers hassle free. They are not only free to use but many of them do not even require registration.

8 Hand Drawn Icon Sets For Bloggers

We present some great hand drawn icon sets that will be sure to give your blog a more creative / natural look. :)

Convert PPTX to Video for Sharing on Webs and Mobile Devices

Convert PPTX to video, and then you can share PPTX on video sharing Websites and mobile devices easily. Here comes the hot ways to convert pptx to video.

How to Convert Presentation to Video

Converting presentation to video makes you view presentation on web, ipod, iphone, etc.


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Transporation & Travel Magic Marker Icons

This magic marker icons set provides useful icons for transportation and travel industries.

Starting Freelancinc

The Web Squeeze podcast answers readers questions about a web design freelancing career. Three freelancers offer three very different perspectives.

15 Awesome Artworks done in Online Photoshop of Blasting ARt

15 Awesome Artworks done in Online Photoshop of Blasting ARt

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Awesome Fresh Community Links for Designers and Developers


Mantas October 18, 2009 at 9:42 pm

Some of these links are very useful, definitely bookmarked this page, thanks!


Free Design Logo October 18, 2009 at 7:27 am

These inks are awesome, specially to those who share their logo design projects and inspirations, this is great inspirations on my free design logo project as well. thanks!


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