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Brushlovers – Free Photoshop Brushes, Styles and Patterns En Masse

December 24th, 2013
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Brushlovers – Free Photoshop Brushes, Styles and Patterns En Masse

Brushlovers is one of these sites to waste one’s day away, without ever feeling bored. If you are an avid user of Adobe Photoshop, Brushlovers should sit at the top of your bookmarks list. What Brushlovers enables you to do is far more astounding than what the average filter overkill does for you. Every other site these days jumps the brushes bandwagon, yet only...

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HTML5: FileSystem API – Create Files and Store Them Locally Using JavaScript and Webkit

December 19th, 2013
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HTML5: FileSystem API – Create Files and Store Them Locally Using JavaScript and Webkit

The FileSystem-API allows the creation of files and folders as well as their local storage using JavaScript. Files can be simple text files, but even more complex files such as images are possible. Modern Webkit browsers with HTML5 support are already able to handle the FileSystem-API. We show you how you can benefit from the new possibilities. Access Local Filesystems To be able to...

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Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

November 18th, 2013
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Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

Hello global design community!. We are back with another edition of our monthly collection of the freshest design resources. Today, we’ll show you, what October 2013 had to offer. If you know our series already, you know you can expect the best HTML, CSS and PSD templates, as well as UI-kits for your next great web or native app. All of the resources showcased...

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Blacktie.co: Premium Bootstrap 3 Themes for Free

November 6th, 2013
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Blacktie.co: Premium Bootstrap 3 Themes for Free

This is a must-read for any designer out there! Blacktie.co is a side project of Carlos Alvarez, a theme crafter in his own words. He ‘s not available for freelance work at the moment, so don’t bother to ask. On Blacktie.co, Alvarez offers free Bootstrap 3 themes in premium quality. At the time of this writing there are "only" seven themes available, yet all...

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BlendMeIn: Free Photoshop Extension Gives you Access to Dozens of the Most Popular Icon Sets

October 30th, 2013
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BlendMeIn: Free Photoshop Extension Gives you Access to Dozens of the Most Popular Icon Sets

At the beginning of October we introduced you to Flaticons by Freepik. The hyperactive guys from Spain developed a Photoshop extension to let you access their more than 13,000 icons large repository from within Adobe’s pixel giant directly. Being able to have thousands of icons at your fingertips and not having to leave your design environment is a potential time-saver, to say the least....

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10 Beginner Tips for Unique Product Photography

September 30th, 2013
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10 Beginner Tips for Unique Product Photography

Most photographers know the basics to good product photos – using a tripod, setting your camera to the widest aperture, using a white background, creating an out-of-focus background, and more. But what about those really unique product photographs? You know the ones. They simply don’t look like a normal product photo you’d see in a regular catalog. These are usually used for full page...

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Steal of the Week: Bundle Storm Bundles Loads of Bundles

September 5th, 2013
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Steal of the Week: Bundle Storm Bundles Loads of Bundles

Don’t get bedazzled easily. Our headline, read word by word, might be a tongue breaker, yet tells nothing but the truth. In our Deal of the Week, the Bundle Storm, we have a massive resource with over 60 GB of material for you. As you may tell from the weight, this is not a small package. This is a bundle that bundles bundles (Oops,...

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Building an Interactive Navigation Bar with HTML/CSS

August 29th, 2013
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Building an Interactive Navigation Bar with HTML/CSS

A straightforward navigation structure can increase the usability of your site, and make information easy to find. By using basic HTML and CSS, you can build a horizontal nav bar that provides interaction when a user hovers over a navigation link. Hey, not THAT kind of bar… Start with Markup First While you probably already have a design in mind that fits with the...

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Pedal to the Metal: Websites should Drive like a BMW, Not a Barbie Car

August 23rd, 2013
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Pedal to the Metal: Websites should Drive like a BMW, Not a Barbie Car

What kid doesn’t lust after his or her own set of wheels? From an early age, kids want to get in the car and go – and for little girls, the ever-so-wonderful pink plastic Barbie car can provide hours of cul-de-sac circling and sidewalk cruising. The funny thing about children’s cars is that kids don’t realize how far from the real deal a plastic...

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30+ Photo Manipulations That Make Your Jaw Fall Slack

July 24th, 2013
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30+ Photo Manipulations That Make Your Jaw Fall Slack

People with a passion for photography most likely have a passion for photo manipulation also. Professionals say: “You don’t just take a photo, you make it!” It is adventurous, experimental even, playing around with your photos and pushing the boundaries of the possible. Oftentimes these attempts fail miserably, there is a whole plethora of platforms with this kind of material – especially showing off...