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Get 100 Jaw-Dropping Images for Your Design Projects for Only $29!
Deals / 14 Jul 2011

Get 100 Jaw-Dropping Images for Your Design Projects for Only $29!

This week’s Design Deal allows you to save 76% on an absolutely stunning collection of image packs.

Read on to see a little more about this amazing deal and the 100 image resources you could be using daily in your designs.

CSS Attribute Selectors: How and Why You Should Be Using Them
CSS / 13 Jul 2011

CSS Attribute Selectors: How and Why You Should Be Using Them

Today we’re going to learn about Attribute Selectors. What are they? How do I use them? What are the new CSS3 Attribute selectors? We’ll answer these questions and more.

5 Quick & Simple Design Tricks to Liven Up Any Project
Graphics / 12 Jul 2011

5 Quick & Simple Design Tricks to Liven Up Any Project

Sometimes you have a perfectly good layout, but your design needs a bit something extra to finish it off. Unfortunately, it’s easy to get stuck and become completely void of ideas.

Today we’re going to help you solve this problem by highlighting five random design ideas that you can incorporate into your back of design tricks. Let’s get started!

How to Teach Someone Graphic Design
Business / 11 Jul 2011

How to Teach Someone Graphic Design

Do you have a friend, family member or colleague who is considering design as a profession and looks to you for guidance? Your instruction could mean the difference between a meaningful career and a non-starter.

Today we’ll offer up some basic advice that everyone should consider before attempting to teach someone to be a graphic designer.

Weekly Freebies: Exclusive Wooden Texture Pack Pt. 2
Freebies / 8 Jul 2011

Weekly Freebies: Exclusive Wooden Texture Pack Pt. 2

Last week we brought you an exclusive wooden texture pack with three textures built from scratch in Photoshop specifically for our readers. This week we’re following that up with a photographic pack of seven real wooden textures once again created just for you guys.

Keep reading to get a peek at these great free textures, which you can download and use in all of your projects completely attribution free!

10 Unbeatable Premium Memberships and Courses for Professional Design Training
Inspiration / 8 Jul 2011

10 Unbeatable Premium Memberships and Courses for Professional Design Training

As a professional designer, it’s absolutely crucial for you to stay up to date with your skill set. With web design moving along at a rate so fast that even the best quickly fall behind, it’s helpful to have a solid lifeline to quality educational resources.

Today we’re going to look at ten awesome premium design memberships and sources for training courses that will help you learn a plethora of new skills and help you stay current on the topics that you’re already versed in.

Get 100 Custom Printed Plastic Bags for Only $39!
Deals / 7 Jul 2011

Get 100 Custom Printed Plastic Bags for Only $39!

Looking for a great new way to show off your business? Well then, hurry up and jump on this week’s deal! We’re offering half off an order of 100 full-color custom-printed bags at Custom Bags HQ.

Keep reading for more info or jump over to our deals page to see how you can take advantage of this awesome offer.

Helpful Tips & Tools for Web Design Experiments
CSS / 7 Jul 2011

Helpful Tips & Tools for Web Design Experiments

Today’s article encourages you to get into the habit of devoting time to little experiments. Testing ideas and solving problems in a low-pressure and possibly even fun environment can massively boost your education and lead to awesome innovation.

We’ll start with some benefits and tips for experimenting with web development projects and finish up with a brief look at a few of the tools that I personally use to compose my own experiments. Let’s get started!

Rolling Your Own Grid Layouts on the Fly Without a Framework
CSS / 6 Jul 2011

Rolling Your Own Grid Layouts on the Fly Without a Framework

Do you hate CSS grid frameworks but love the rapid layout benefits that they provide? Do you struggle with the math and code necessary to create your own flexible multi-column layouts on the fly?

Today we’re going to walk you through creating your own basic, reusable system for creating multiple columns that you can implement anywhere any time with only a few lines of code. No bloated code or non-sematic class names required!

3 Must-Learn CSS Techniques for Perfect Web Typography
CSS / 5 Jul 2011

3 Must-Learn CSS Techniques for Perfect Web Typography

This article presents an extremely useful set of tips and best practices for those who are still fairly new to working with typography on the web.

We’ll go over the most popular methods for embedding web fonts, sizing fonts and setting a solid line-height.

Webmaster Quick Tips: Optimizing Your Website for Search Results
Business / 4 Jul 2011

Webmaster Quick Tips: Optimizing Your Website for Search Results

The process to set up and launch a full scale website requires a lot of hard work and dedication. It’s not an easy task to build up new templates and reform them every so often. However, as webmasters it is our responsibility to market and promote each of our launches and give each website a proper branding experience.

Today we’ll go over some extremely helpful search optimization techniques which have been passed down from web designers across the globe.

Web Design Critique #57: Okay Geek
Critique / 2 Jul 2011

Web Design Critique #57: Okay Geek

Every week we take a look at a new website and analyze the design. We’ll point out both the areas that are done well in addition to those that could use some work. Finally, we’ll finish by asking you to provide your own feedback.

Today’s site is Okay Geek, an awesome gadget and tech blog.

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