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A Gallery of Handmade Non-Traditional Fonts

HandMadeFont are an Estonian based design company that specializes in creating in highly unique non-traditional fonts. Now when we say ‘non-traditional’, you are probably thinking that they perhaps design distorted styled fonts, or even cartoony styled fonts. You know, the type of fonts that are not very common. But you would be wrong. They actually create really non-traditional fonts. Have…

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The Smartphone Revolution Infographic

The following infographic provides startling statistics on just how many consumers are using smartphones today, and–more importantly–the way they use them. It will give you more information on how consumers are using apps, scanners and their phones in general. Knowing that as of two years ago, iPhones sales outnumbered actual human births will convince even the staunchest opponent of smartphone…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.228)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. Reading & Learning Reducing your WordPres load time to under 1 second by Dan Norris What’s wrong with media queries? by…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.227)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. Reading & Learning If you can't see the UXer in the room, writes Russell Brown, you are the UXer. Mary Lou…

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Deal of the Week: 30% Discount on Business, Lifetime and Developer WordPress Subscriptions from GavickPro

GavickPro have been in the web-design game for a while, but it’s only in the last 2 years that they’ve started applying their knowledge to creating WordPress themes and widgets. To celebrate the upcoming release of their 24th WordPress theme, GavickPro are offering a massive 30% discount on their Business, Lifetime and Developer WordPress subscriptions from now until 28th March;…

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The Literal Movie Poster Series

Designer Danish Ahmed recently took a very close look at a selection of popular movie titles and then, taking their literal meaning, created a poster for each movie. The highly original poster series has been called ‘Literal Movie Posters’, and as you will see from all of the posters below, they ‘literally’ do take things to-the-letter. He has illustrated a…

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Freebie: 20 High Resolution Textures

We have something completely different for this weeks freebie, you’ll love it. Courtesy of Sam from Mercurycode on DeviantArt, we have a huge pack of 20 high resolution textures just waiting to be used in your designs. Each texture comes in JPEG format and are sized at either 3456x5184px or 3456x3456px. The actual ZIP download weighs in at a huge…

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Weekly Design News (N.227)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. Reading & Learning TJ Van Toll asked ' is jQuery too big for mobile?' Andrej Mlinarević wrote about using Sass &…