180+ Fresh Articles for Designers, Developers and Freelancers

November 3, 2011 · 6 comments

by Lars


This is yet another large round-up of all the great articles readers and other blog owners have been submitting on tripwire magazine over the last couple of days. You will find great inspiration for your designs, tools, giveaways, awesome photos etc. Hope you will find useful resources below and help submitting good articles if you find some.


jQuery Notification Plugin with jQuery UI-ThemeRoller Ready

Pines Notify is a JavaScript noti fi ca tion plu gin for the jQuery JavaScript library, devel oped by Hunter Per rin as part of Pines.

These are all Cool iPhone 4 cases I think!

Red flower vintage tileable textures

Today we made a set of 10 vintage patterns in warm red, yellow and orange shades. The patterns are great for your Twitter and webpage backgrounds and can also be used for photo overlays, styles, custo

The Tweek List, 6-4

Freelance Review’s favorite posts and news discovered via Twitter for the week of May 31-June 4.

5 design books you should own

The Internet is full of information about design: educational articles, tutorials, rants,… there is a lot you can learn online. However, design books are still one of the best learning resources you

5 Steps Necessary for Link Building Campaign Preparation

link builders should not begin link prospecting without preparing well for it. Such non-prepared link building campaigns often end up in an activity that gets deviated from achieving its goal, ending

Win The REWORK Book From Gaucho & Inspired Mag

For this Freebie Friday edition we’ve teamed up with Gaucho – a super fresh & smart savings community – in order to offer you one of the few must read books of the year – REWORK. If you read o

15 Fantastic (fresh) Photoshop Tutorials from the Design Community

In this post, I will showcase you 15 Fantastic (fresh) Photoshop Tutorials from the Design Community. Hopefully they will be of use to you and inspire you in whatever you’re trying to make.

How To: Implementing Gravatar in your PHP Application

We’ll now make a simple PHP application which shows you the Gravatar associated with an email. So let’s get started without wasting any time!

Getting Started with Papervision 3D: Tutorials for Beginners. Part 1

A collection of interesting and helpful Papervision 3D tutorials for beginners where you will find a brief introduction to 3D technology and what Papervision provides to the users.

The Power of the Circle Within Logo Design

In this post I will showcase some of the most respected and well known brands from around the globe which use the power of the circle within their brand.

Some really nice Opencart templates can make your shop viral!

Minimalist PSD WordPress Theme Template “Gongblog”

Today I provide you a new psd template, simple and elegant. I call it “Gongblog” which I hope you like it and useful for you.
But, I have designed two page of the templates, namely the front page

15 Beautiful iPhoneography Examples

Remember our first collection of amazing pictures taken with iPhone? We decided to do a little roundup again because this type of photography is geting more and more popular. All these beautiful pictu

38 Vintage Political Posters of World War II

38 prime examples of how the US federal agencies motivated the public to make productive decisions during World War II.

FREE Apps for iPad, Enjoy a Better Standard of Life and a Fuller Life

For apple fans, here, we bring you some top free iPad apps. With these free apps, you could enjoy a better standard of life and a fuller life

Video to Android – How to put Video to Android Phone with Android video converter

Android has almost 11% of the worldwide smart phone market and 12% of the US market with its high performance. If you are Android phone big fans, you are lucky to find an easy way to watch video on An

FLV to MP4 Converter

FLV to MP4 Converter is a powerful converter FLV to MP4 software that can change FLV to MP4 and other video/audio formats. Converting FLV files to MP4 M2TS, TS, TRP HD video files is so fast and perfe

Create the face of a grumpy bear in Illustrator

Hi there. In the next tutorial you can learn to create a grumpy bear face. For the basic shapes you’ll only need the Ellipse Tool and some Warp effects. Later, for some discrete details, you’ll ne

40 Handy Photoshop Custom Shape Sets: Save Time

Browse trough these 40 sets (over 400 unique shapes) to find something useful for you to use in your next web or graphic design project!Feel free to experiment!

I’ll recommend that you use simple WordPress themes with a good options panel.

Are In-Content Links Destroying Our Ability To Think?

The nature of the web is that documents are interlinked and that as we read and encounter in-content links we have to make a choice whether or not to click. Even if we make that choice near instantane

Ultimate List of HTML5 and CSS3 Tools

In this post, I tried to collect some great tools that can help you to master these new features of both HTML5 and CSS3, by putting together an ultimate list of tools.

Show Number of Retweets in WordPress Without a Plugin

Here we’re going to show the number of retweets an article has using the Backtweet API and PHP. No more bloaty or impossible-to-customize plugins, just a few lines of code and you can show how popula

Clear-minimalistic one-cloumn theme

Clear is the perfect theme for great authors. It is clean, clear and beautiful. It is minimalistic one-cloumn theme with the widgets all arranged at the bottom

25 Websites for Typography Inspiration

Typography is a beautiful thing, and plays a huge role in designing. Most of the time its hard to get inspired when you’re working on a project. Not every font fits in perfectly with every project.

20+ Free Photoshop Gradients To Download

This is a Collection of the 20+ best free Photoshop Gradients for free download.

Shopping for a new lens: Lens Aperture

Hey guys. Welcome back to our second post in Shopping for a new lens article series. Last time we talked about Image Quality, which you can check out right here if you haven’t already done so. Toda

Stress Test Your Website with Load Impact

Can your web site handle the stress? Slow web sites means lost customers and revenues.

Check out some of the Best iPad Cases

10 Leading Presentation Tools Every Designer Should Know

Here are 10 top of the line programs that will help you take your PowerPoint presentation global. If you haven’t used any of these to create some great video, give them a shot!

Brad Schwede – 3D Graffiti Artist

Whilst working on nenuno , it has put me in contact with some very talented artists, one being Brad Schwede, a 3D digital graffiti artist from Brisbane, Australia.
Even though his work is graffiti in

Download Free PSD Files For Your Next Design

We are going to present some of the most useful and handy Photoshop design components to download for free.

Designer Showcase – Momkai

A showcase of the great works from Momkai, including excellent brand work, wonderful logos and beautiful websites

30 Absolutely Free Templates of XHTML & CSS

Just because WordPress themes tend to get a lot of exposure and attention in the design community these days, It doesn’t mean basic XHTML/CSS templates are ugly, cluttered, and boring. You can built

30 Best Ever Collections of Website Design Tutorials

We are sharing about Web Designers detailed work with professional techniques how can design professional website designs using Adobe Photoshop, all professionals and beginners can learn a lot from th

The Ultimate Roundup of Websites to Promote Your Design Articles For Free

A roundup of websites that you can submit your articles to for free. Drive more traffic to your site/article by posting to these websites.

Photography icons

Download easily, quickly and absolutely free these photograph icons so that you can use anywhere in your apps.

How To Win Your Ex Back Tips

How To Win Your Ex Back Articles & Videos To Help You Win Your Ex Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Husband Or Wife Back In Under 30 Days.

Built to kill – 40 breathtaking closeup photographs of animals

I have showcased some of the most breathtaking close up photography of animals during their aggressive mood or when they are about to make their kill

75 More Scary Examples of Monster Illustrations

Check out some scary examples of monster artworks from various artists across the world.

Inline Expansion – Why And Where To Use It

The act of expanding content vertically or horizontally allows us to show important data we’d like our users to pay attention to.

WordPress Hack: Add Your Logo To The WordPress Login Screen

This WordPress quick tip shows you how to change the default WordPress logo that is displayed on the login screen to your own logo. Simply copy and paste the code provided to achieve this and enhance

Showcase of 55 Inspiring Typography Designs

Creative use of typography in design has become a very popular trend among creative artists. This is a collection of 55 of the latest and greatest pieces of type design on the web.

Creative and unique website design layout

Every designer wants his/her design to be solitary in type or characteristics. Exclusivity is always rewarded with appreciation for thinking out of the box.

15+ Popular Firefox SEO Extensions and Tools for Web Designers

To get a better ranking in the search engine everyone is trying to put better content in their blogs but for a better search engine ranking you need to follow some systematic steps. As today most of t

Screen Pass – no lose of unsaved data

When we login to a personal computer and not using it for a long time, there is an immense loss of power. There is also possibility for misuse of the system without our knowledge. So we need a powerfu

20 Helpful Firefox Add-ons to Download

Firefox is one of the best browsers around, but there are thousands of extensions that makes Firefox even better. Firefox tools help designers, bloggers, coders, and a lot more users save time by havi

How To Set Up Your Brand New Mac: Beginners Guide

Simple guide helping you to set up, install first apps on your brand new mac! Just something to let you get started more easily! Let’s start exploring!

Magento Mobile— the Latest Buzz!!!

The Magento team is proud to announce the Magento Mobile with which you can easily create branded and native storefront applications

60 Most Creative and Sophisticated Business Cards Design Inspiration

Business cards are cards bearing business information about a company or individual. They are shared during formal introductions as a convenience and a memory aid. A business card typically includes t

50 Hand Picked Fancy and Decorative Fonts

Today we have collected 50 Fancy and Decorative Fonts, these fonts can get pretty extravagant but they are ideal for fancy designs including some creative web development or making sign boards for a c

AviaSlider – jQuery Slideshow

It seem the jQuery market is very proficient, because week after week new sliders are coming up and make the term “unique” to look common. What make the difference between the rest of jQuery slide

Features of The Most Accessible Cms— Drupal

You pay hundred dollars and wait endlessly for your website to get updated. What are you up to? Drupal is the answer for you. Drupal is an open source CMS, which is used to create websites, blogs, soc

Absolutely Amazing Concept Art That Make You Say Wow

One of the most unique and common forms of art on the Internet these days is called concept art. This is a form of illustration where main goal is to convey a visual representation of the design befor

Build a HTML5/CSS3 Website Layout Without Images – Part 2

In the first part of this article – Build a HTML5/CSS3 Website Layout Without Images – Part 1, we have finished explaining all the HTML5 elements used in the code of our demo’s index.html page and t

doubleTwist is iTunes for Android

The battle between Android and iPhone is continuing to heat up. With the new Evo4G on the market and the iPhone HD to be announced within days, both platforms will be able to offer consumers true “s

External Design Inspiration – Fantastic Graphic Design by Keid

Time for another inspiration. Here I want to introduce the really great works by Keid from Poland. He creates amazing designs and illustrations which are very harmonical and full of interesting detail

FIFA World Cup Design: Posters, Logos and Mascots 1930 – 2010

As hopes, dreams and excitement are growing and all eagerly awaiting the beginning of the contest and the first goal, I want to present you the official posters, logos and mascots from all World Cup

Unveiling the Future of Web Development

The inevitable and by far the most important industry that is, the web development industry is constantly evolving. In this ever-growing

100 Fresh Beautiful Business Cards

In this article, we’ll take a look at 100 truly outstanding business card designs which show that there are truly no limits to the design of a business card.

Create a sleek wordpress theme using Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a sleek wordpress layout in Photoshop. This tutorial it’s easy to follow even for a novice in Photoshop.

25 Store Brochure Design Examples for Inspiration

Prepare for your next promotional campaign by checking out these store brochure design examples that combine functionality with style.

Showcase of 28 Retro Postcard Design Samples

Inspire your creative juices by checking out these retro postcard design samples; I’ve personally handpicked them for your design brainstorming and visual entertainment!

Working Too Many Hours In Front Of Computer?Must Read Advices For Your Health

I’ve been experiencing back pain and knee pain for the last 6 months and this month it increased so much and i decided to go to doctor(very late).Well,i guessed what causes this kind of pain but i h

40 Digital Waterfall Paintings

Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital tools by means of a computer, a digitizing tablet an

WordPress or Drupal… Which one wins the race?

Since there are so many open source database-backed content management platforms, people have choices of CMSs, depending upon their needs.

100 blurry hazy photos to admire & inspire

In a way it was in a drunken craze
A cruel hysteria, a blurry haze
Many a time I tried to break
This shadow following me I could not shake
Many a time in the noisy crowd
In the hustle and bustle

Best of the Web: May 2010

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 month of May, 2010. There is

Free Flash CS3 Tutorial

Let’s start by creating a new Flash CS3 Documents. To do this:

Download 3D Glossy Blue Color Social Media Bookmarking Icons

Today we present 3d glossy blue color social media bookmarking icons set includes the most popular social bookmarking and networking icons.

Free vector floral ornaments

20+ HQ Vector floral ornaments, you’ll find in this category of vectorlady.com. Free for personal & commercial purposes.

My Problem With White Space

In this article, I make a confession: I have a problem with white space. I also explain that problem, where it stems from, and some things that can be done to alleviate this issue.

Why Time Drives and Refines Creativity

Deadlines force designers to act, to focus, and to create. Without a deadline, projects can easily drag and lose momentum and the designer’s interest along the way.

Elements of an Awesome Artist Portfolio

This post offers advice and inspiration about common elements that make up an awesome artist portfolio website.

27 Useful Screen Capture Tools

Screen capture tools might help you to make screen grabbing job easier. Here we share 27 useful screen capture tools.

Very Creative Warrior Drawing And Art Works

I had a chance to find few cool warrior drawings, which i liked very much. Then i thought it would be nice to make one collection, of drawings and pictures to show you their character. They were the b

30 Beautiful Female Photographs from Deviantart

When it comes to show some inspirational work then the list becomes so big. Today we’ve pulled together an inspiring collection of 30 Gorgeous Female Photographs from Deviantart.

10 Excellent Site for Finding Free Fonts

Why pay for a font when you can get an equivalent one for free?

30 Easy To Follow Vexel & Vector Tutorials

For the past few weeks I have showcased some fantastic Vexel and Vector artwork, showing creativity at a whole new level.
In today’s resource showcase we are featuring 30 easy to follow Photoshop a

30 Creative Examples of Pricing Tables Designs

Pricing tables are a challenge for the designer because of the critical role they play in the sign-up process. They have to convey a large amount of data and must do so in an easy-to-understand form.

Selecting the right content management platform for your site

If you intend to build a website with continually updated content, a must for today’s web, eventually you’re going to encounter the need for a content management system (CMS).

April’s Fresh Photoshop Web Layout Tutorials

This roundup includes 16 Photoshop tutorials which deal with creating web layouts, fresh and inspirational resources from design community (April 2010).

How Important DOCTYPE Declaration is for your HTML Document

Today I am going to share a very basic problem related to DOCTYPE declaration. We all know that according to HTML standard it is must that each HTML document has document type declaration.

40+ of the Best Articles From our Thriving Community News Feed

The best of our community news feed which has been submitted to our community news page, don’t forget you can include your own articles by submitting them today.

Design The Brilliante Website Layout in Photoshop

In this PS tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a clean WordPress-styled website/blog design. We’ll be mainly dealing with; Basic shapes (lines, rectangles, arrows), Layer Styles, and a bi

7 Great Roundups for Design Inspiration | June 2010

Our newest collection of inspirational design roundups includes beautiful collages, some unusual business cards, and some snazzy e-commerce sites.

Smart & Creative designs of the Ampersand symbol

An ampersand symbol, used to connect words, phrases, or clauses. The main surviving use of the ampersand symbol is in the formal names of companies…

Creative Theater & Performing Art Poster Designs

We compile some of the best and creative posters related to theatre and performing art.

A complete guide to CSS attribute selectors

A complete guide to CSS 2.1 and CSS 3.0 attribute selectors

Free Photo Wallpaper Calendar – June 2010

This is the Photo Wallpaper Calendar of June, a beautiful shot of a quiet Midnight Sun in Stockholm. It could be relaxing look at it working in the Summer hottest evening looking for a fresh breeze!

WordPress Quick Tip: Display Posts With The Most Comments

Promoting older content from your WordPress blog archives is important for keeping visitors on your site. This quick tip shows you how to create a popular posts section on your site through just a few

21 Free Liquid In Motion Images

Finding the right liquid image with an interesting and unique in-motion effect can be an exhausting task at times. So here is a collection of 21 free liquid in motion images that will hopefully make y

The Top 15 Design Articles on the Web This Week

With such a great ever expanding community news feed and design community online as a whole, means that more and more great articles are being created each week. Here I would love to showcase some of

Build a HTML5/CSS3 Website Layout Without Images – Part 1

Ever since all the articles showcasing the new features in HTML5 and CSS3 started appearing around the web, I have had the idea of building a website layout without any images.

Top 15+ WordPress Plugins

There are currently over 9,000 plugins available for WordPress but the question is which ones are the best ones to use. Every one has their own list of what to use and how to use them. Here is a list

5 Reasons Why Potential Link Builders Fail

The prime motive of Link Builders is to make their link building campaign successful.

Top 5 Online Image Editor Services

In some situations such as you are out going of your home computer, needing an easy image editor without learning curve and it can run online in your browser or professional software like Photoshop, C

Photography : Child And Baby Crying

When children and babies cry, sometimes ,they do funny faces that make us really laugh. Here we’ve collected an amazing collection of funny shots of baby crying photography.

Travel website design. Thigs to know befor you get into this.

The latest trends in modern travel website design and the main features a site of a travel related company in our article today. Get to know how to create a successfull and user-friendly travel websit

Beautiful Examples of when Typography Becomes Art

Typography is all around us and we use it in ever day life, but just how creative can a designer be with typography? For your inspiration I have gathered some beautiful examples of when typography bec

Green purple abstract flower tileable textures

Today we prepared a set of 11 seamless patterns with emphasis on green and purple color. The patterns are perfect for backgrounds, photo overlays, styles, custom fills, web and print designs.

35 High Quality Fresh, Free Icon Sets

Here are 35 fresh, high quality icon sets free for download.

Photoshop Tutorials Roundup: May 2010

Like any month the web provides us with a wide variety of tutorials to learn from. Photo manipulation, lighting, rendering and gradients mastery has taken a new height.
So let’s get to it!

40 Awesome Pencil Sculptures

Some of designers create fantastic sculptures from pencils. In each pencil sculpture are used hundreds of pencils. Most famous designer how create sculptures from pencils is Jennifer Maestre. Her scul

FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 Wallpapers, Posters and Fan Art

FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 Wallpapers, Posters and Fan Art.

A Complete Collection of Chrome Extensions for Designers

Google Chrome is probably the fastest growing web browser at this day. Here is a stunning collection of 20 useful Google Chrome extensions for Web Designers this week. Enjoy.

33 jQuery tutorials to create Navigation Menu

Design calls in loads of out of the box thinking. Design needs loads of effects and functionality that should make a distinctive image and perspective. jQuery is one tool that makes all of this possib

Designers & Developers – Time to Brush Up your Productivity!

often get overloaded with number of projects resulting into Stress! A client does not care how many projects you got to deliver, he is only bothered about his own project, as he is paying for it.

15 Useful PHP Tools

PHP is one of the most widely used open-source server-side scripting languages. It offers detailed documentation, a huge community, numerous ready-to-use scripts and well-supported frameworks, making

How to Create a Beach Boy in Illustrator (Very Detailed)

Today we are going to discuss how to draw a simple cartoon character from a sketch in Adobe Illustrator CS4. We are going to learn simple techniques and how to use them to produce a good effect.

Magento Themes

Magento template designs with customized themes available for your needs.

20 Black Brochure Design Examples

In today’s post, you will see black brochure design examples that prove design don’t always have to be complicated and flashy. Have fun browsing this collection and be inspired!

How to create a damask seamless pattern in Illustrator

In this tutorial we will learn to create a damask seamless pattern based on a few vector flowers.
Difficulty: Intermediate
Completion time: 1-2 hours

40 Travel Art Poster Design Examples

Travel posters are considered important tools in advertising and help boost tourism of a particular place. Aside from being effective marketing tools, these posters also allow us to take a peek into a

Using Color Filters in the Camera for Black-and-White Photos

Once digital photographs have been taken off the camera and placed on the computer, many programs, like Adobe Photoshop, can be used to manipulate them.

14 iPhone Apps to Help Manage Your Social Media Accounts on the Go

There are dozens of social media services available with hundreds of apps to support them. Figuring out just which apps might be useful can be a challenge.

Stock photos

Stock photography: Browse Stock Photos & Stock Images, Buy and download royalty free stock photos and Stock Images at GlowImages.com – Stock Photography at its best.

Neon Text Effect With jQuery & CSS

In this combined design and coding tutorial, we are creating a neon glow text effect with CSS and jQuery, perfect for spicing up your web pages while keeping an eye on SEO.

Free mini icons for your projects

Icons are used in almost every web project. Great web designs use custom made icon sets. But, if you have an idea of a project and you do not have so much money to spend for an original interface you

35+ Beautiful Examples of Creative Collage for Your Inspiration

A collage may include pieces of related images, several different type of fonts, and a well-organized layout. This design technique made a dramatic reappearance in the early 20th century.

20+ Best Free Photoshop Brushes You Have To See

This is a collection of the 20+ best free photoshop brushes we could find on the internet.

25+ Beautiful Examples of Black & White Photography

Photography has always been a great source of inspiration for designers. Specially, when we talk about Black and White photography because where colors represents the environment completely

Create Ajax Loading Animation with CSS3

Normally Front end developers use gif animation for Ajax data loading. But now CSS3 animation property has been introduced and we can achieve the same Ajax loading animation effect using only css3 no

Best of May on The D-Photo

Hey guys. Happy new month =) May was a good month, and The D-Photo have made a lot of new friends. I did my best to provide you with as many useful articles to help take your photography, and mine, to

36 Alphabet Letters Poster Design Inspiration

The conventional children’s alphabet poster is most likely our very first encounter with the English alphabet. Nowadays, many designers are adding a modern take on traditional letters posters by usi

Thoughts On Building A Typographic Stylesheet

The keys to developing a typographic stylesheet are paying more attention to typography in general, understanding what css properties can be used to control your type, and deciding which html elements

19 Stunning Examples of Custom Photo Postcards

Here are 19 beautiful and creative examples of photo postcards to inspire your next design projects.

The Principles of Design

This column is about Web design—really, it is—though it may at times seem a bit distant and distracted. In my opinion, any good discussion about design begins with the fundamentals.

Designer Portfoilo

Single page designer portfolio site from Levi Gaal…

A Showcase Of ‘Handmade’ Websites #2

A showcase of websites that effectively use the current trend of making your websites look handmade

20 Awesome Free WordPress Themes (April – May 2010)

In this showcase below, you’ll find a 20 Awe­some Free WordPress Themes (April – May 2010) Around because We all know that we’re going to use our blog as a tool to promote our business, so we n

Top 15 WordPress Plugins to Make Your Blog Secure

Here is the list of Top 15 WordPress Security Plugins that have all the features you need. The more security blog, more successes in blogging we have.

Create a Powerful jQuery-Powered Archives Page in WordPress

Learn how to add an archives page to WordPress that shows a monthly archive, your categories, every published post, the most popular posts, and a search box, using jQuery to keep everything organized.

Finding A Solicitor online

You can find a solicitor made really easy, just call 0845 05 05 025
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25+ Attractive Examples of Free WordPress Themes

What has happened to blogging, minimal design seems to be a forgotten style within blogging, everywhere you look the themes are graphically and content heavy and the basic premise of blogging is missi

30 Professional Adobe After Effects Tutorials

If you ever struggled with AfterEffects and need to brush up your skills, than here is the list of highly effective video tutorials to get started with.

Dive into the Photographic Fantasies of Maleonn

Ma Liang, or as known as Maleonn, is a highly imaginative photographer who now lives and works in Shanghai, China. He is one of the leading Chinese contemporary photographers that explored the photogr

8 Useful Plugins for Theme Developers

When you are developing theme you need to view it before making it live or if you want to show the demo of the themes you need to have control on your WordPress and for this there are different plugin

FesyenMag – 2 columns minimalist WordPress theme

FesyenMag is 2 columns minimalist WordPress theme with widgetized footer and magazine layout. There is a woman vector illustration using stroke on the header. Suitable for lifestyle, beauty, fashion o

30+ Useful Jquery Tutorials Using Advance Techniques

Although there are many great techniques already but hopefully these listed jquery tutorials will help you too and it will also give you a more professional feel and you will get latest techniques for

The Ultimate Collection of Free Photoshop Patterns

Photoshop patterns offer a quick way to enhance your project with a cohesive look. Here are a collection of absolutely beautiful photoshop patterns.

60 Caricatures by Jason Seiler

A caricature is a portrait that exaggerates the essence of a person or thing to create an easily identifiable visual likeness. A caricature artist can usually be found at amusement parks, parties and

30 Rocking Band Posters

30 great Bang/Gig posters that were inspired by seeing some awesome bands during Memorial Day.

How To Design A Personal WordPress Blog

Create your own professional personal blog template through following this Photoshop tutorial. A series of simple steps are provided (along with lots of screenshots) that describe what you need to do

Vlogging + Design = Future?

We polled the experts and found that nearly 2/3 of participants seemed to think vlogging will gain in popularity, with an even split about liking or disliking the concept of video blogging itself.

Ikab Magazine Redesign

Ikab Magazine just got a new Redesign

Design Juices Official Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: June 2010

This month I handed over the reigns to design our new wallpaper to an established designer which I have been lucky enough to communicate with over the past few months.

Interview with IntuitionHQ.com & A Giveaway for two readers

I recently had the pleasure to interview IntuitionHQ.com about their new usability testing service. I also have a great giveaway for two lucky readers to enjoy 3 test pages each off of IntuitionHQ.co

3 Spy Techniques for Covert Graphic Designers

After this article is published, employers may think twice before hiring a graphic designer. Who would have guessed we’d be capable of espionage–corporate or otherwise? Read on to learn more.

Comparing Paypal, Google Checkout, and Amazon Payments

A comparison of Paypal, Google Checkout, and Amazon Payments, including costs, seller protection and dispute resolution, and website integration.

Website Maintenance – Developer’s Liability For Ever

“Just making a website ‘live’ is not enough.” Unless you are a beginner and you were on a deserted island for the 6 years, you must be unaware of this fact..

100+ Fresh and Cool Stop Motion Videos

In this mind-blowing collection of stop-motion insanity you’re going to find some fresh as well as some familiar stop-motion masterpieces. Browse and be inspired!

3ds Max – Bokeh Effects

Detailed step by step tutorial for rendering bokeh effects with Mental Ray in 3ds Max 2011.

The Beginner’s Guide to BuddyPress

BuddyPress is plugin that adds social network like abilities to the acclaimed CMS WordPress. Adding features like a better profile for your blogs writers which combined turn it into a fully fledged s

43 high resolution wood textures

Today we passed a milestone of 2000 textures on our high resolution texture website Startextures.com. We added 43 new wood textures to the wood section of the page.

Ways to tame anger at work

The input that you endow in your work gives an output of satisfaction in whatever you perform and your organization is happy with you. A problem free work environment is only seen in dreams or stories

Pxleyes Top 50 Photoshop Contest Pictures Of April 2010

The 50 highest scoring entries from the Pxleyes photoshop contests that were active during the month April 2010.

50 Insanely Awesome Pieces of Summer Inspiration

The wonderful summer is right around the corner for many of us. This inspired me to this time find some truly refreshing and inspiring pieces of art that cherish summer.

HTML and Semantics – Conjoined twins of the Future Web !

‘The day of Semantic Web’, and the most important players in that era will be none other than our old kid ‘HTML’ and the relatively sophisticated kid ‘Semantics’.

Collapse – Free Wallpaper

Cromoart comes with a new logo and this was a good opportunity for the next wallpaper. A dark background, a rusty logo combined with mirrored elements are the main properties of this artwork. Maybe so

Aegir – Making Multiple Drupal Websites Management More Centralized

The Aegir project has introduced a way to make multiple Drupal websites management relatively simple. It has done this by creating a centralized location from which webmasters can manage all of their

Amazing vector gradient mesh showcase – Part 3

This is the last part of vector mesh series, what have the purpose to prove what a fantastic tool is the Adobe Illustrator gradient mesh. It worth to spend time and invest patient to learn how to work

How to create a sport web layout

In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of creating a sport web layout.

Design Resource | 45+ Quality Free Vector Files to Download

Most Designers share their Creative design stuffs to others for free. so that others can learn from their works, At sometimes these collection will become marvelous time saver

20 Amazing Examples of Nature Illustrations in Footer Design

Footer is important element in a web page but often underestimated from designers.
This post showcases 20 creative footers created using amazing nature illustrations.

Beautiful Google Doodles (1998 – 2010)

We’re all familiar with Google Doodles the customized logos that appear on the search engine’s home page to commemorate special dates or events.

Blogging when the sun rises

Or how “early rising” given me the strength to do more.

Understanding Search Engine Optimization in Simple Steps

People who are concerned with promoting their online existence often come across a phase where they wish to excel and grow for which they are required to consider SEO (search engine optimization).

65 Beautiful Free Fonts for Web and Graphic Designers

In this post we are presenting some of the Really Beautiful Free Fonts for Web and Graphics Designers which they can use for their future projects.

Portrait Retouching in Photoshop Tutorial

Portrait Retouching in Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, I’ll show you several quick and easy techniques for retouching portraits using Adobe Photoshop.

Rank Better In Search Engines – Optimize Website Loading Time

Never check the patience of web user by providing a slow web page, most of the users will just quit and opt for another one.

30 Inspiring Santa Clauses That Are Not Real

I think this article will give inspiration to designer for their next works.I don’t know for you, but i tried to make some santa in photoshop, but i didn’t finish it, trust me, it’s not easy to

Photography of Dennis Ott

Today I’m gonna be showcasing some of the most brilliant photos of Dennis Ott. Originally from Goch, Germany Dennis is an enthusiast-level photographer and a graduate student of linguistics living i

April’s Fresh Photoshop Web Layout Tutorials

Adobe Photoshop tutorials are useful when it comes to learning new techniques or just for brushing up on your skills. This roundup includes 16 Photoshop tutorials which deal with creating web layouts,

55 Meaningful and Inspiring Logo Designs Created Using Numbers

Mostly we see showcases of every type of logo designs in blogs and of course great examples but today i want to showcase more specific logo designs.All the logos are created by using numbers and i’m

20 photoshop tutorials for creating wallpaper

The best ways to experiment and try new things with Photoshop is to create wallpaper.You can done these tutorials for approximately 20 minutes or for little less times.

Don’t be successful. Be valuable.

The difference between good to great shouldn’t be measured by success. Instead, greatness, associated with talent, should be valued by obligation and commitment.

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Sarita May 19, 2011 at 6:44 pm

Hello! I am very interested in the post about, “The Power of the Circle Within Logo Design” but it no longer seems to be active. Any idea where I can find this content?

Thank you!


Joseph McCullough June 5, 2010 at 9:53 pm

Although I get turned off to the monotony of the typical numbered link bait in the post, this is basically like my Google Reader for the next week.


werner_graz June 5, 2010 at 12:22 am

Absolutely incredible collection! No idea how you collected thoese examples… (espacially those about Business Cards)


Laira June 4, 2010 at 10:05 pm

Such a great article Thanks for sharing with us…


suraj June 4, 2010 at 6:53 pm

wow! amazing collection now I have to spend nearly one week to read all one by one. Thanks!


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