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Get More Done: 10 Tips for a More Productive Web Design Process

July 1st, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Get More Done: 10 Tips for a More Productive Web Design Process

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I'm sure most web designers would love to get more done in a given day. Those that don't probably wish they could get the work they do have done faster, giving them more free time. The good news is that you can do both: shorten your...

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50 Stunning Examples of Urban Decay Photography

June 30th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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50 Stunning Examples of Urban Decay Photography

Urban decay photography is the form of photography that deals with the techniques of taking pictures of deserted buildings. Although the buildings have been abandoned for more than a few years or more, the expert photographers make them look absolutely stunning. After all, the magic of great photography is to make an ordinary and to expose its hidden beauty and their unique interesting qualities....

Design

Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters (From 2010)

June 29th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters (From 2010)

Photoshop is powerful tool that can add wings to your creativity. With Photoshop manipulation tools, you can create and edit images for Web and print. Every industry needs poster designs for promotion of their products and services. Advertisement is of utmost importance for building a brand and thus increasing the sales. So every time you have to come up with out-of-the-box ideas. Below you...

Inspiration

40 Matte Painting Masterpieces

June 28th, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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40 Matte Painting Masterpieces

Matte painting is a technique often used to create landscapes, sets and scenes for movies, TV and print when building a physical set or traveling to a particular location to film is either cost prohibitive or impossible. This technique requires a solid understanding of light, exposure, color theory and composition. Artist will often use a mix of digital painting, compositing and Photoshop magic to...

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40 Superb Examples of 3D Robot Artworks

June 25th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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40 Superb Examples of 3D Robot Artworks

Robots have become popular in art because they represent the vision of the futurism. We always try to visualize future by watching 3D robotic artworks to image what will come next. In the field of technology and multimedia, robots have been a motivating power. Their designs have dramatically improved, too: examples start from Star Wars and I, Robot; Wall-E and Terminator. In this post...

Design

FAQ Pages: Best Practices and Examples

June 24th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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FAQ Pages: Best Practices and Examples

FAQ pages are a vital part of many websites. While not every site needs one, if you’re selling something, providing a service, or giving information about a complex subject, an FAQ can make life much easier for your visitors. The format of an FAQ varies considerably from site to site, so there’s not really one “right” design method. But there are some key things...

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Fantastic Roach Paper Art by Cliff Maynard

June 23rd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Fantastic Roach Paper Art by Cliff Maynard

Cliff Maynard is a 38 year old male artist from Pittsburgh, United States. He is a maestro in Chronic Art, or — to be more specific — Roach Paper Art. Unusual but true, he uses unrolled roaches for his designs. His work is very original because his concept is unique and he has experimented with portraits from Jesus Christ to Bob Marley. The result...

Design

40 Superb Photoshop Tutorials For Attractive Photo Effects

June 22nd, 2010
by Obaid ur Rehman
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40 Superb Photoshop Tutorials For Attractive Photo Effects

Photoshop is the basic requirement of a designer and that’s why designers all around the world regularly look for the tutorials that can help them in polishing their Photoshop skills. Since the demand for Photoshop tutorials is too high these days, we prepared a post that can truly help you in achieving amazing results with your Photoshop skills.

Design

Graphic Design Theory: 50 Resources and Articles

June 21st, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Graphic Design Theory: 50 Resources and Articles

As designers, we often focus on the practical aspects of design above all else. We focus on what works, with little regard for why it works. And in our day-to-day work, that outlook serves us well. It lets us get our work done in an efficient, professional manner, and generally nets good results. But spending some time on the theory behind the graphic design...

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40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures

June 18th, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures

We’ve all made our own sandcastles at the beach but they were nothing like the masterpieces some of the worlds best can produce. These masters of sand sculpt astounding works of art from nothing more than sand and water. Some of these sand sculptures can takes days to complete using tons of sand. Today we present 40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures that will blow your...

Development

Excellent jQuery Navigation Menu Tutorials

June 17th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Excellent jQuery Navigation Menu Tutorials

If you are a web designer, you will agree that to keep the interst of the visitors, design of the website must be clear and intuitive. And, of course, the key to clear design is a clear navigation, so it’s important to make it both attractive and easy to use. Today we are presenting you some of the most hunky-dory jQuery-based navigation menus. If...

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Showcase Of Big Online Stores

June 16th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Showcase Of Big Online Stores

By Tomas Laurinavicius The main task of any store is to sell its products, so there is an important usability and user experience factor, making conversion rates and selling figures a primary consideration. However, marketing objectives often tend to conflict with design goals which way too often results in clumsy, overcrowded and busy e-commerce websites. For this article, we researched current design patterns among...