This post is a collection of latest community news submitted on tripwire magazine by readers and other blog owners. Most new posts in the web design and development community is included making this regular post a really fast and easy consumable overview of what is going on just now. You can find more community news here
This blog post brings to light some of the wonderful, easy and funny computer pranks that you can play on your friends for April Fools Day, Practical Jokes etc. These tricks really make you laugh out
Actually employing the CSS3 Techniques and methods is the emerging trend in custom web design….
The widespread of Joomla! as a successful CMS is visible by its large community of users and developers. People use it as a website, community portal, social networking site.
Before explaining the effects of Canonical URLs on your blog, let me tell you the definition of this term according to Wikipedia “URL normalization (or URL canonicalization)
This is a showcase of creative fashion design websites and trends.
It’s no secret that the mobile space is exploding. Smart phones are becoming a common sight everywhere, no longer reserved for geeks or tech junkies, there’s a smart phone for everyone.
A discussion on whether Google has become mad with power and how this effects freelancers.
This series of articles aims to discuss the key points you need to cross off, I discuss finding your design sites niche, which plug-ins are the best to use and what social networking sites.
A Tutorial on building a live news blogging system using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, XML for frontend and php/jsp for backend. Features coding the layout, styling it and adding some basic jQuery features.
Bob Martin is a multi-award winning sports photographer specialising in shooting action, graphic and editorial pictures for advertising, corporate and editorial clients. During a career
Welcome Free Real Estate Website Template today! Keeping the flow of the latest web design trends we present you this item created in clean and clear style.
Hand-drawn website are becoming more and more popular among wed designers. This trend is very inspiring and shows creativity.
Get a Name, will take you to a different perspective of why the importance of a name. From thinking through a business name to acquire an existing business name.
This tutorial will make extensive use of the Pen Tool (P) and Pathfinder tool box to create and combine a few simple shapes into a cool frog.
I have collected and shared 30 of the coolest Ink, paint and blood splatter brushes which might come in handy for your next project.
A Showcase of Excellent Ice Photography is provided below to help you get inspired and make your next piece of artwork.
Adobe Illustrator is my favourite tool for creating fun and cute character designs. With just a few simple shapes, a mix of gradient colours and a few shadows
In this installment we will create a paint brush icon, complete with wooden palette and paint dollops.
Here’s a collection of eight high-quality tutorials that will acquaint you with the basics of 3D lighting and perhaps give you some ideas for your next project.
Recently Adobe has announced their hot new version of creative suite which they named as CS5. We have taken a sneak peak on its most crowded product Photoshop®CS5 before its launch.
All that hard work that you pour into an article can mean absolutely nothing if certain elements aren’t in place to either grab the attention of the reader or to at least help them to easily scan.
Detailed break down of my logo design process from before the client even gets into the picture.
In this article you will find some attractive photoshop custom shapes.
In this article I’ve gathered 75 amazing, stunning artworks that are all having the eye as the center of attention.
In this blog we are listing 6 credible sources where our link building professionals can find the valuable link building updates
How to convert and convert raster to vector in the easiest way at least time.
Take a look over this list to discover the style of romanian web design. A range of 45 websites from advertising agencies and web design studios to wine brands, music, food and restaurant etc
Flash allows you to create stunning visual effects and offer you wonderful user interaction.
With free WordPress software and a powerful but easy to use portfolio or photo-blog theme, even the least Web-savvy designer or photographer can get a portfolio online in less than an hour.
This update covers really useful tutorials, tips and techniques that you should have read in March 2010.
In this tutorial we will learn to create a torn wall paper based on a seamless pattern and simple distortion techniques. I used a seamless pattern from …
One of the main trends we observed while browsing modern wedding photography websites is that most of them are done in a minimalist style with the focus on photographs.
If you are into branding and logos then you probably know David Airey. In the book Logo Design Love, David covers brand indentity and logo design in an exciting and comprehensive way.
If you are into branding and logos then you probably know David Airey. In the book Logo Design Love, David covers brand indentity and logo design in an exciting and comprehensive way.
See how designers made use of visually pleasing design elements to create hip and chic posters in today’s collection of 16 fashion show poster designs.
Hi Guys, I just finished Moss & Rose (floral design company) site and would really like to know your opinion on the design. Please visit my blog and leave comments with your feedback. Thanks so much!
BlogBuzzer allows you to share your blog with the world by automatically submitting it to the top blog directories and search engines.
Freebies are a great way of getting several useful stuffs without any cost. There are several Design blogs on the internet offering freebies to their visitors
Create beautiful buttons with shadows, borders, rounded corners, shadows, transparency, and gradients, with ease.
a look at great design blog RSS feeds to follow as well as some tips to consuming large amounts of content.
Designers Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth looked at ink usage of some popular typefaces, by drawing them by hand with ballpoint pens.
We’ve searched the web for green greeting cards that can inspire you to create prints that give off a refreshing and environment-friendly vibe.
Notice the attention to detail in proportions, mathematically calculated typographic spacing and size, and conservation of colors in today’s collection of 40 minimalist web designs.
we have compiled a list of 30 awe inspiring motion graphic reels and sequences that will be sure to inspire static and dynamic designers alike.
In Website development PSD to HTML conversion services play an important role. There are a couple of web design firms that are providing these services.
RGBa vs Opacity: Difference between two CSS3 properties explained with examples…
In this post i covered applications and wordpress plugins which make possible to view and moderate blogs on mobile.
Grunge style has become a trend in design community.Here is the ultimate collection of really nice and high quality grunge brushes.
Sweden based artist mixes illustrations with real life photographs. Johan Thörnqvist adds little cities and characters to photographs with fun results.
The good news is that a lot of web-designers excel at creating such experiences on the web. Unfortunately it’s not always true when you step away from the computer and venture into the ‘real world’.
In today’s world everyone tries to be SMART, very SMART. SMART in studies, SMART in work, SMART in office, SMART in family, SMART among friends, SMART among girls/guys.
The Shroud of Turin Exposition could be an occasion to visit this design capital. I would like to share useful link to organize your tour.
Designious offers a 50% DISCOUNT on all products!
Easter is coming and we want to be grateful and help the design community by offering this great discount on all our products.
Packaging and product design has often attracted us with its amazing art, illustrations and graphic designs, this post showcases some of the best.
How do you prevent scope creep when a client can not make up their minds or articulate what they really want? A discussion among designers.
We focus way too much on the quality of a logo that we never spend enough time on the brand. Here’s my challenge: take the logo out of the mix, and focus on developing the brand properly.
In this Print Media designs Posters always are excellent example of creative art about any professional graphic designer, Posters always play role as creative message..
Patricia Piccinini is one of the most well known Australian contemporary artists.
In this post we are going to see a little bit of animation in music videos. I `ve compiled a list of videos trying to show different techniques of animation.
With this following plugins you can manage, control, design the sidebar of your WordPress website.
Today, we present a splendid collection of JQuery tutorials that will serve you for your next project.
A showcase of my favourite websites with a purple colour scheme
This article is a bit of a counter-blog in response to a popular post on Mashable recently. Here are our reasons (from our own experience) for believing that Facebook is not useful for freelancers.
Freelancers rejoice! Today kicks off our retweet contest for a chance at winning a $500 gift card to 1-800 Postcards
Who would of thought it would be this hard to find 16 Amazing Easter Illustrations, but I did it. After hours of looking, I found 16 of them to include in this roundup.
This design tutorial shows you how to build a professional looking business website in Photoshop.
Here are 30 inspirational logos that incorporate an emotion within their logo design.
Web design market is continuously growing. Nowadays, there is really a tough competition between all the players in the market.
Have a look at how these 20 inspiring logos displaying the geeky and bully impact in a rather comical but clever fashion.
In CS4, Adobe blessed us with new, easier ways to work: smoother panning, zooming and a more fluid canvas rotation, an enhanced image blending, which provided a …
Web design tasks that can be negotiated during any price negotiations.
Photoshop CS5 Sneak Peak Videos – We will quickly go through the sneak peek videos and see what new features will be available in the upcoming Photoshop CS5
This WordPress video tutorial explains how you can increase traffic to your site through changing your Permalink structure.
301 redirects are rules that automatically forward visitors from one page (or website) to another.
To handle URL redirects in your blog you have three options:
These images below are mixtures of both images and typography, where the latter is used to shape the pictures while the words within have messages to deliver.
Just so that we’re all on the same page – a Single Man is a masterpiece. It has everything a film needs to be good.
This article explores how freelancers can successfully balance professional and personal branding.
A showcase of some well designed farm websites from all over the world.
A list of 7 crucial features to have in your WordPress theme if you plan on successfully selling it on Theme Forest or another premium site.
Just this week I decided to go shopping for a new desk for my home workspace, where I actually spend more than 20 hours a week designing and developing.
We start with a tutorial for making “coming soon” page, or also known as the “splash page”. making “coming soon” page is a good way to mark your presence early in the web.
Lines are an essential building block in a designer’s visual vocabulary. Combined with shapes, color, value, texture, space, and form they give us a visual grammar, which we can use to communicate.
The Silent Giants is an amazing design studio from Detroit, Michigan.
I have to say that writing posts on business card design is one of the most satisfying for me.
Sick of having the same banner as every other Thesis user out there? Awesome. Let’s fix that. In this tutorial, I’ll give an overview how to make your banner into something beautiful.
Finally, here’s a collection of 72 awesome creative resume from people working in various creative fields.
Today, I am going to show you how we can implement Ajax in our WordPress themes with the help of simple example.
If not continually reinvented, the call for environmental awareness loses impact on the audience, just like any other advertising or promotional campaign.
Modern canvas printing now makes it easier for artists to tweak their artworks to more closely resemble their creative visions.
When you want to talk sports to your audience, you have to show them what the action is all about.
Rock music posters need to have a definitive edge that separates them from other rock posters on the street.
In this 3rd article of Client Tactics series, we will discuss the reasons for managing existing clients. We will also see how to manage them effectively.
In this article, we will share some ways you can create a mobile friendly version of your WordPress blog for your users and for yourself.
In this tutorial I will show you how to create your own custom poker card from scratch by using the wide variety of shapes that come with Photoshop.
JQuery has overpowered Flash in a lot of web uses becoming a very powerful tool for web designers. One of these uses that I’m referring to is the image slider
These freebies help you use less paper and ink; view installed fonts on your system without a font manager; track your time; create photorealistic 3D landscapes; and remain consistently creative.
The most useful spam fighting plugins are reCAPTCHA and Bad Behavior. The reCAPTCHA plugin check the commenter is a human or spam bot and Bad behavior makes a list of known spammers
In this video we posted a few more practical examples of how to use the CS5 content aware fill feature, and we think that you’ll find them both very useful and very awesome.
Social Media is hugely popular, and with that comes huge potential for your design business. Read on to find out what to do as well as what not to do to increase your social media presence.
Here I am going to discuss the key points you need to cross off, finding your design sites niche, which plug-ins are the best to use and how to setup your brand image.
We have tested Opera on every benchmark and show you up the result.
This collection will give you many different moods and feelings you can’t explain. Many say that a picture can be worth 1000 words, well these angelic wallpapers say much more than that.
Working with photoshop, you can save a lot of time if you can use the correct photoshop patterns, styles and gradients. It also improves your creativity of work with very little efforts.
Fantastic Conceptual Art by Jae-Cheol Park
When you’re ready for sophisticated HDR image editing, try these 32-bit editing tools in Photoshop.
A great freelance portfolio should highlight your talents and give potential clients a meaningful way to choose you amongst your competitors. Here is 10 tips to improve your freelance portfolio.
Introducing Pencil Printing – saving the environment by recycling pencil stubs and pencil lead shavings into print toner.
Comprehensive guidance about email marketing services. Email marketing works best when marketers really know how to use it.
I consider myself a big fan of worn, grunge and vintage looks, but i have decided to go a different way today. I made a set of 4 beautiful colored abstract backgrounds.
These wallpapers are mostly themed around amazing nature images that will surely take your breath away.
A good header design are both creative and consistence with a website’s theme. A great header should be able to capture and hold the attention of visitors as they are usually the first thing you see.
Nico Di Mattia is a 27 years old digital painter from Cordoba, Argentina, yet masterful for his age. His artwork is dominantly handmade and refer to portraits…
Business card that replicated card that replicated the scratch console to instantly draw attention to our DJ’s profession
This article provides you with a useful collection of HDR tutorials, tips and some inspiration.
Our editor team has chosen the 4 most beautiful websites in MARCH. We congratulate the winners – they get our CSSstyle.me GOLD DESIGN AWARD for good and creative design.
100+ most popular icon Packs
These logo designs are all taken from DeviantART and jumped out at me in new, exciting, creative and of the highest quality.
Tips on mistakes which you don’t want to make as a freelancer. By following these suggestions you will have a better chance at succeeding.
Now that Tumblr is getting bigger and bigger every day and it’s kicking Posterous’s ass, now it’s the perfect moment to compile our first roundup of fresh premium Tumblr themes.
The dashing, creative and stunning tutorials every Photoshop developer surely loves to learn.
This article present a free, nice and well done jQuery plugin with 3 versions available for download, great in use for menus or even for sliding gallery preview bars.
In this tutorial I am going to show you in detail how to create a futuristic dreamer image in Adobe Photoshop CS4.
So Easter being around the corner, I wanted to give you guys some Easter inspiration of 20 Ads Using Rabbits. Rabbits are cute and look very soft, so who wouldn’t like a fluffy bunny.
jConfirmAction is a jQuery plugin that aims to replace a plain confirmation box with a cute one. This plugin will help you to create a flying bubble confirmation box upside your link.
I’ve created a list with free themes which can easily be compared with a premium one. At then end I have also listed down 7 great premium themes which don’t have alternative in free version.
TASKey project management software will manage projects, estimate costs, planning and scheduling the project at lowest price.
Today I’m going to show you some tools I use everyday to increase my productivity. Some are Mac apps, but some are online ones, so if you’re not part of the Mac cult, its okay!
A Photoshop tutorial on how to create a highly detailed wacom bamboo.
This article we will discuss new features of adobe Photoshop CS5 and enhanced new features in Photoshop CS5
This is monthly collection of design tutorials which will featured as our favourite design tutorials through march, which is great collection of Photoshop and illustrator tutorials.
Animal pictures are both strange and funny, the photographers have to choose the right moments to capture their action.Today, we are showing you 20 funny Examples that will make you smile.
Today for designers and all our readers, we would like to show the best more than 30 high quality examples of 3D digital abstract artworks.
There are lots of USB Drive Designs on the web that’s why we collected some of the 100 creative cool USB Flash Drive designs and USB Hubs to showcase it here. For today’s inspiration
This tutorial, will teach you how to create an outstanding impossible objects and optical illusions!
Article series about the design process of a website.
A showcase of the very best web designs from the last week
Sites for all your submit – script, tutorials, news and stories, galleries, and more.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 (Adobe CS5) is a collection of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications made by Adobe Systems.
Footers are the usually the last thing you see on sites and blogs But has become useful for many reasons. To be different from the standard design,
After reading this article, I modified and implemented it in this blog. You can see it in the right column. This is how I did it.
Apple is entering the game as the most hyped up contender, but what may surprise you is that there are others out there try to catch on with the iPad wave.
Here I present the 110+ Beautiful iPhone Wallpapers designed by most creative designers around the globe. The wallpapers are 320×480 pixels in resolution and are usable on iPod Touch also.
Good news to all Thesis Users & Fourblogger.com readers. At last we have come up with a cool e-book in PDF format for thesis customization Tutorials.
What techniques or processes do you use to open a client’s mind to broader, more innovative, or unconventional ways of seeing or thinking about their business, products, messages, or identity?
I have collected a few minimalistic wallpapers which were created as a tribute to the inspiration provided by Helvetica.
The games industry has invested a lot of money in the last decade in new technology and in its image. Therefore the trailers are becoming more and more interesting
The things that bugs a web developer is the way they have to find the right documentation for what we search for.
One thing that I used to love doing while I was in school was to draw my favorite comic book heroes and villains in my homework books. My favorites at the time being Spider-man and Batman.
Another top quality WordPress theme developed by Templatelite. Besides Options page, drop-down menu, an advanced automatic thumbnail feature is added to the theme.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a unique and original WordPress style layout that looks like a chalkboard.