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Sufyan bin Uzayr (67 Posts)

About: Sufyan bin Uzayr writes for multiple publications and has also authored a book named Sufism: A Brief History. His primary areas of interest include open source, mobile development, web CMS and vector art. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of an e-journal named Brave New World. You can visit his website or friend him on Facebook.

The New Vibrant Avatars from Flickr

If you have’t already noticed, Flickr has recently underwent a major redesign. Among other things such as a terabyte of disk space and a new and inspired user interface, Flickr has also recreated one of those tiny details that are generally forgotten or dismissed by otherswe are of course talking about the often ignored avatar. With the new design, Flickr…


End of an Era: Adobe Pulls the Plug on Fireworks

If you are a user of the popular UI design and prototyping tool Adobe Fireworks, this will greatly concern you: At the recent MAX conference, Adobe announced their next generation of tools (known as CC), including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash Pro… and many others. But not including Fireworks. What does this mean for Fireworks? Well, tragically it does means they are…


Illustrated Aliens Series – Everyday a New Alien

Do you know what the best part about being creative is? You can create things that are otherwise considered ugly and scary, and you can make them look highly creative and simply awesome. Yes, we are talking about aliens. Allow us to introduce you to Illustrated Aliens, an ever-growing collection of alien illustrations released on a daily basis and culminating…


Sketchsheets for Responsive Web Design

With the constant evolution and popularity of mobile devices, designing web sites responsively is essential. Unlike designing for a static or fixed web site, the fluidity and flexibility of a responsive site can make the design process tricky and at times almost impossible to successfully convey visually your design ideas. We are here to help you out by highlighting some…


Foundation 4 has just been released – Now taking a ‘Mobile First’ approach

With the increase in popularity of mobile devices, the need to create and develop mobile-friendly websites has also increased manifolds. Naturally, this has led to a surge in the development of tools that can help you build websites with mobile users in mind. One such tool that has recently undergone a major revamp is the popular Foundation Framework from ZURB.


Icons Times: News Coverage at its Creative Best!

When it comes to breaking News and current affairs, it is generally felt that there is not much room for creativity. After all, you do not see Reuters, CNN or the BBC using metaphors, idioms or abstract art, do you? What if, I told you, it indeed is possible to combine creative expression with news coverage? Allow us to introduce…