Inspiration

Creative and Effective Package Designs

November 17th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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Creative and Effective Package Designs

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The design on any product is what gives your potential customer the first impression of it. That is why it is very important that you break the customary rules and make your product stand out from the rest. A beautifully designed packaging will have huge appeal to your target market and it can...

Inspiration

Inspiration Mix: Showcase of Mixed Media Art

November 16th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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Inspiration Mix: Showcase of Mixed Media Art

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Collaboration is a beautiful thing. Two or more different approaches harmoniously coming together to create something more than any one of them could have achieved on their own. Such is often the source of the awe that inspires our breath to be snatched away by mixed media artwork. Multiple artistic mediums...

Development

Useful jQuery Plugins to Enhance HTML Tables

November 15th, 2010
by Nousheen Aquil
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Useful jQuery Plugins to Enhance HTML Tables

This post contains 40 varieties of functional jQuery tables plugins that let you achieve the maximum functionality and flexibility that you cannot get with the classic ways of using HTML tables. With the right jQuery plugin, you can create dynamic tables in which users can identify and sort out all the sections they want. These plugins will help you in creating user friendly and...

Design

The Ultimate InDesign Toolbox

November 12th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Ultimate InDesign Toolbox

Having recently published the Illustrator toolbox, we thought we would continue down the print design path and follow up with our next toolbox in this same arena. Welcome to the Ultimate InDesign Toolbox for all of those designers and graphic artists who use this valuable tool for all of their print media needs. This expansive addition to the Adobe Creative Suite family is often...

Photography

50 High Quality Examples Of Silhouette Photography

November 11th, 2010
by Prakash Ghodke
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50 High Quality Examples Of Silhouette Photography

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A silhouette is the image of a person, an object or scene consisting of the outline as well as a featureless interior, with the silhouetted object usually being black. Many photographers use the technique of photographing people, objects or landscape elements against the light, to achieve an image in silhouette. In...

Business Online

Improving Client Relations and Enhancing the Work Process

November 10th, 2010
by Shay Howe
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Improving Client Relations and Enhancing the Work Process

It happens. You finish what you believe to be a remarkable design, pack it up, and send it off to the client. You are entirely pleased with the job you have done. The client, however, is not happy. You dread seeing your inbox the next day. The client believes the design is lacking in some areas and could be improved. You ask yourself “But...

Essentials

35 Wallpapers Themes for Your Desktop

November 9th, 2010
by Obaid ur Rehman
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35 Wallpapers Themes for Your Desktop

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Desktop wallpapers have always been a great source of inspiration and the best way to spice up your dull desktop. Usually, Microsoft Windows includes some really nice and cool wallpapers with every new release of its Windows Operating System, which are based on the Windows version by default. But here, we have...

Tutorials

30 Latest Wallpaper Design Tutorials

November 8th, 2010
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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30 Latest Wallpaper Design Tutorials

Designing wallpapers in Photoshop is mostly admired among designers. And why shouldn’t it be? You are free to decorate your desktop any way you like. You can go for abstract, nature, typography, simple, contemporary or any other style you want. Besides this, designing wallpapers is also a fulfilled way to master new techniques. Today’s post provides you a compilation of the techniques available in...

Inspiration

Inspired by the Dark Side of the Force: Darth Vader Variations

November 5th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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Inspired by the Dark Side of the Force: Darth Vader Variations

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For over thirty years one iconic villain has reigned in the dark corners of so many hearts mdash; and not just of those who proudly parade beneath the banner of sci-fi junkies. Darth Vader has transcended the page and screen to live on in ways most characters...

Tutorials

50+ Excellent Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

November 4th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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50+ Excellent Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

Adobe Fireworks is a somewhat unnoticed but very useful member of the Adobe Creative Suite. It is used for multiple purposes such as to create vectors, design application interfaces, digital artwork, and create rapid prototypes of websites. There is a lot more you can do with Adobe Fireworks, including generating PDFs, exporting CSS based layouts and a variety of other things that you can...

Business Online

Getting Ready for Your Job Interview

November 3rd, 2010
by Justin Johnson
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Getting Ready for Your Job Interview

As web designers and/or developers we have a certain luxury afforded to us with the location and times; where and when we work. Ours is an industry that allows us to sit at home and work at whatever times (and in whatever conditions) are convenient to us. However, in today’s economic times it can be harder to find enough contract work to support a...

Inspiration

The Fantasy Artwork of Magic

November 2nd, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Fantasy Artwork of Magic

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In the early 90’s, the gaming landscape was forever altered by a revolutionary new card game that hit the community and has been making noticeable waves ever since. With millions of players across the globe, this fantasy role-playing game has inspired so many with the often breathtaking artwork that comprises its gameplay library.