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Paul Andrew (621 Posts)

About: Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

20 More Creative Print Ads from Lego

As regular visitors to this site will know, we love Lego. We really, really do. We love its creativity, its originality, its endless possibilities and most of all, we love it because it is darn good fun. As we mention with our with our previous Lego ads article (39 Creative Lego Advertisements), its creativity is not only limited to plastic…

40 New jQuery Plugins

Every six months or so we do like to take a look at some of the greatest and freshest jQuery plugins from within that time. Each time we do this the jQuery community never ever fails to let you down. Constantly releasing plugins that are not only useful and problem solving, but also releasing plugins that can aid you with…

20 More Tileable and Seamless Patterns

Using seamless/tileable patterns are a fantastic method for giving your design some added depth and character by either subtly highlighting key areas or for creating a background that will push your layout design to the forefront. The seamless patterns sets in this post range in format from .eps, .ai, .png, .pat, .psd and .jpg, with each set containing anything at…

15 Free HTML5 and CSS Templates

Ready-made HTML5 templates are currently one of the most sought after resources within the web design community. They not only offer a quick and easy-to-edit solution for building modern websites, they also offer a fantastic route to explore and understand HTML5s syntax. All of the themes below are free and all have been coded with HTML5. Enjoy them :) Minimalism…

50 Free Photoshop Brush Packs

In this article we have highlighted the best free Photoshop brush packs that have been recently released . With a total of 50 packs and well over 500 brushes, covering almost all categories (grunge, light effects, ornamental, abstract, paint strokes, paper, splatters…) and all of the highest quality, you are guaranteed to find the brush pack that is needed for…

20 More Fresh & Free Fonts for Headlines

Today’s round-up highlights 20 new(ish) elegant and free fonts for headlines and titles of either a webpage or a print publication. We have previously published a post entitled 20 Free Fonts for Distinctive Headlines and Titles, you may want to check out as well. For the most part all of the fonts below can be used in both personal and…

15 Free Responsive WordPress Themes

The most popular topic of discussion at the moment, amongst web designers anyway, is undoubtedly responsive web design. This is in response to the popularity, over the past couple of years, of visitors opting to use a mobile device of some sort (Android, iPhone, iPad..) to access their favorite web sites. Just to give you a quick overview, responsive web…

30 Photoshop Tutorials for Graphic Designers

Photoshop is near-ubiquitous with graphics design. Even if you don’t consider yourself a graphic designer, having some Photoshop skills can really come in handy with your poster design/photo/text/etc. work. And tutorials take a lot out of the learning curve, since you can just follow the steps and get up to speed fairly quickly with a certain technique or style. This…