Articles by Dieter Petereit

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Cartoons

Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Car Salesmen [#002]

January 26th, 2015
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Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Car Salesmen [#002]

People working in the web design and development industry need to become thick-skinned over the years if they intend to survive long term. I am in this business since web design got invented in the early Nineties, and I sure know what I’m talking about when it comes to the hidden secrets of client communication. My remedy these days is laughing. I refuse to...

Essentials

Links of the Week 04/2015: Logotypes, WiFi Signal, Polygons Galore, Prototyping with Sketch and Awesome Remote Jobs

January 25th, 2015
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Links of the Week 04/2015: Logotypes, WiFi Signal, Polygons Galore, Prototyping with Sketch and Awesome Remote Jobs

Besides crafting unique content for our ever-growing readership, we share loads more content through our social channels on a daily basis. Once a week we curate the best of these links to highlight great content further and to make our shares available to all those readers who refuse to partake in social networks, which as we all know is not the dumbest of ideas....

Cartoons

Cartoon: If Web Designers Were … [#001]

January 19th, 2015
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Cartoon: If Web Designers Were … [#001]

People working in the web design and development industry need to become thick-skinned over the years if they intend to survive long term. I am in this business since web design got invented in the early Nineties, and I sure know what I’m talking about when it comes to the hidden secrets of client communication. My remedy these days is laughing. I refuse to...

Essentials

Links of the Week 03/2015: Your Mom, Crazy Furniture, Some BS and a Material Design Case Study

January 18th, 2015
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Links of the Week 03/2015: Your Mom, Crazy Furniture, Some BS and a Material Design Case Study

Besides crafting unique content for our ever-growing readership, we share loads more content through our social channels on a daily basis. Once a week we curate the best of these links to highlight great content further and to make our shares available to all those readers who refuse to partake in social networks, which as we all know is not the dumbest of ideas....

Inspiration

Enjoy Inspiration: Best Design Practices Daily

January 8th, 2015
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Enjoy Inspiration: Best Design Practices Daily

Creative workers need a mixture of different fuels. But one of the more important parts of this composite is inspiration. Inspiration is, of course, everywhere. Then again, sitting away long office hours cuts you from natural sources of inspiration and throws you back into virtuality. If you are like me, you’ll be happy about each new source of inspiration reachable from inside the cubicles...

Essentials

Merry Christmas: 10 Free Vector Xmas Cards as AI and EPS

December 24th, 2014
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Merry Christmas: 10 Free Vector Xmas Cards as AI and EPS

Do you remember Freepik, our friends from sunny Spain? The guys who bring you design elements en masse have again teamed up with Noupe to create a few exclusive and useful vector Christmas graphics. Ten designs are there to choose from. Relating to the special season we made no experiments, instead decided to stay close to the conventional motifs. We went for a modern...

(Free) Services

Smart Phones, Dumb Users: Funny and Sad at The Same Time

December 19th, 2014
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Smart Phones, Dumb Users: Funny and Sad at The Same Time

We know you are always out for a good laugh. Designers and developers are the most humorous folks I know. They even like a good portion of self irony. But today we are not going to make fun of ourselves, at least not only of ourselves. Hopefully you are not one of the following species. But if you are you now know you are...

(Free) Services

Muzli and Panda: Free Daily Visual Design Inspiration on the Go

December 18th, 2014
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Muzli and Panda: Free Daily Visual Design Inspiration on the Go

What if you could open your Google Chrome and immediately become immersed in design-related topics? No need to explicitly fire up any of your favorite web sites nor your RSS reader. It’s just there. That’s the idea behind Muz.li and Panda, new Chrome Tab Extensions, bringing loads of inspiring design news right in front of your eyes. Doesn’t sound like much? Sometimes it’s the...

Deals & Giveaways

Who Won the ThemeFuse and the PSD2HTML Giveaway? You?

December 18th, 2014
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Who Won the ThemeFuse and the PSD2HTML Giveaway? You?

Over the past few weeks we ran two giveaways where you were able to win attractive prizes. ThemeFuse offered three complete packages of one WordPress web site including a domain name and hosting for a year and PSD2HTML offered a 300 and a 200 USD value of their services. Are you among the lucky winners? Read on… ThemeFuse Exclusive Giveaway: Win Your WordPress-Site Complete...

(Free) Services

JotForm Theme Store: New Marketplace for Professional Form Designs Opens

December 16th, 2014
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JotForm Theme Store: New Marketplace for Professional Form Designs Opens

Over the course of the past two months, we covered JotForm frequently. The form builders turned form designers from sunny California went through the launch of a game-changing new feature of their core product. Instead of just offering a form builder with a few simple beautifier options, they came up with a full-fledged Form Designer, giving you complete freedom over the look and feel...