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Save 82% on Lifetime Adobe Training Videos

by on July 28th, 2015

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This week’s Design Shack Deal brings you award-winning Adobe training videos to make an Adobe expert, and web design master out of you. Learn a little now and a little later, it’s yours for life!

Usually priced at $500, this training course is on offer this week for just $89 (that’s 82% off). Read on to find out more, and take a look at what the course has to offer!

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Modular Design: The Complete Primer for Beginners

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There are a lot of block and card style designs out there right now. For designers, they are both trendy and functional. The look is streamlined and simple and in terms of website design, works great in responsive frameworks.

The root of this design trend is modular design. And regardless of what you think, it’s not new. Modular design is rooted deep in design theory and has been used by a number of designers for a long time. Today we’re delving into the background, and practical applications, of modular design!

July 27th, 2015

Pay What You Want: Mobile-First Developer’s Bundle

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This week’s deal is a great opportunity to grab a bargain on everything you need for mobile first development. It’s a bundle of ten courses, containing over 71 hours of learning and advice on everything from Swift and Android development, through to advice on how to monetise and grow your mobile app.

This is another fantastic Pay What You Want bundle. You decide how much to pay! Grab a few of the courses for any price, or beat the average selling price to unlock the whole deal. Read on to find out more, or take a look at the full deal now!

July 23rd, 2015

Choosing and Creating Backgrounds for Design Projects

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From patterns, to videos, to images, there are a lot of things to choose from when it comes to selecting the perfect backdrop to any design project. While the texture or image you choose is not necessarily intended to be a main part of the overall message, it can have quite an impact.

Backgrounds can be subtle, bold, static, dynamic or non-existent. And backgrounds in today’s projects are often more than just a beige canvas, and are an integral – and integrated – part of the overall design scheme. The trend in background design may even lead some to ask where the background ends and the foreground begins. Today we’re sharing a few tips and tricks for how to choose an effective background.

July 22nd, 2015

Typekit vs. Google Fonts: Pros and Cons

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Choosing the right font is an important aspect of any web design project. There are hundreds, even thousands, of great options out there and many can be used with free licenses thanks to tools such as Adobe Typekit and Google Fonts.

But is one service better than the other? Is there a benefit to Google Fonts or Typekit over the other? And just how can you get started with these tools if you have not used them yet. You are in luck, because today we’ll answer those questions.

July 21st, 2015
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