This is our weekly Twitter Design News Round-Up, a collection of fresh design related resources, freebies and good reading articles that we have shared via Twitter and Facebook in the past week.
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Elastic is a visual theme editor and theme engine for WordPress and an entirely new approach to theme development. Have a look at the video below to give you an overview of how this theme works. Awesome!
An area often overlooked by casual viewers is the title sequences for TV shows and movies. They first came around in the 1950's when Saul Bass created the title sequence for 'The Man with the Golden Arm'. Ever since then, the title sequence has been used to show off graphic design and illustration. This article is a compilation of the authors favorites.
Not on the list, but my favorite is the opening sequence from Criminal Minds, its below as well.
BBC F1 Intro Theme 2009 (Official)
Criminal Minds Intro
Firefox—a web browser known for its security, performance, and customizability—has witnessed unbelievable adoption rates, becoming a symbol of open source software done right. In just 6 years, it has fastened itself firmly into the web browser arena, fanning the flames of the highly-heated browser wars.
This infographic presents some fascinating facts and figures pertaining to our beloved web browser: Firefox.
Firefox: By the Numbers (Infographic) »
At some point in your freelance career, you will encounter a client who does not respect the work you do. The most unfortunate part of this unfortunate truth is that it will all too often present itself in the form of a client who refuses to pay for your services once all of the work has been completed.
Dealing With Clients Who Refuse To Pay »
Print advertising has always reflected and evolved in symmetry with societies’ cultures and technological advancements. This post brings together 22 examples, laid out chronologically, representing the creative and technical development of print advertising throughout its history.
The Evolution of Print Advertising »
The biggest thing about Blogazines is their appearance, with each blog post having its own individual look and design. The individualistic look for each different post is quite similar to that of an online design magazines.
Blogazines – Trendy, Interesting and Amazing »
Almost every Google services (excluding Google labs service) have a blog, where the staffs update keep us up to date on latest development, maintenance, future enhancement and a whole lot more.
In this article, they sum up a list of Google blogs that are generally used and they are categorized by different professions so that you can get an overall view.
31 Useful Google Blogs To Keep Yourself Up To Date »
A logo design is a reflection of a company’s corporate identity. That is why when companies merge, on several occasions their logo designs undergo similar treatment. When two or more corporate brands decide to unite, either through a merger or an acquisition, it often gives birth to a new corporate logo.
12 Most Exciting Logo Mergers of the Corporate World! »
The developers original button had been designed in Photoshop and it was essentially three images for the different states. He wanted to maintain the style button, but doing it with single images proved not to be a good idea. So he set about creating the same style of buttons using CSS3.
Creating a Realistic Looking Button with CSS3 »
Two years ago Chris Coyier wrote an outstanding tutorial detailing how you can generate a photo gallery based on the images within two directories: a thumbnails directory and an originals directory. David Walsh decided to take this tutorial a step further by showing you how to generate thumbnails for the gallery using PHP.
Automatically Generate a Photo Gallery from a Directory of Images »
Creating an appealing UI takes a lot of time and it’s a nightmare for web developers. This is where jQuery UI dives in. It makes creating UI so much easier without compromising speed and quality. In this tutorial you are going to enhance a form using jQuery UI
Enhancing Forms using jQuery UI »
Yummygum has designed 60 free vector Photoshop, perfectly suitable for iPhone & iPad apps or your next web project.
iconSweets » Free icons by Yummygum »
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