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In this section you will find all of our popular articles covering all categories of design.

Breathtaking NASA Photos

Unless you can afford a ticket to space ($200,000 with Virgin Galactic), the only way we will ever be able to clearly view our planet in its entirety or any distant galaxies is through the photographs released by NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Agency). So, here are a few of my favorite NASA photos from its various space programs….

20 Free Subtle and Soft Textured Photoshop Brush Packs (225 Brushes)

Subtly textured brushes are currently a popular trend in web design. They are really useful for adding character and bringing a little light emphasis to your otherwise dull designs. In this post we have 20 subtle and soft textured Photoshop brush packs with a total of 223 brushes. Hope you find them useful. Subtle and Soft Textured Photoshop Brush Packs…

20 Complete Sets of Icon Fonts from 2012

The pros for using icon fonts far outweigh the cons. First of all, there are the obvious benefits of being infinitely scalable and being able to style them dynamically using any CSS property (color, gradients, shadow…). Secondly, its much easier to manage one single font file as opposed to juggling lots of individual images or having to create sprites. Thirdly,…

Essential Social Networks for Freelance Graphic Designers

If the contacts and connections aren’t there, doing business for yourself as a freelance graphic designer won’t be easy. You’ll have the talent, the tools, and the drive. But getting yourself out there is another story. It doesn’t happen overnight. You’ll need to build up your network and connect with others. A tip? Probably the most efficient way to do…

25 jQuery Plugins to help with Responsive Layouts

The most popular topic of discussion at the moment is undoubtedly responsive layouts in web design. Without going into it too much, a responsive layout allows you to offer a specific and optimised screen size based on whatever device (mobile, tablet…) the visitor uses. You would typically use Media Queries to resize the overall layout, but what about all of…

Essential Elements of a Design Agency Website Layout (with 30 examples)

Today, I’d like to cover some really crucial tips to constructing a great template for your company. Design labs and agencies either work with set clients or tend to release a few products and maintain support from customers. Thus your website is intended to sell the skills your team can offer designing pixels for the world to use. Let Your…

30 Minimal WordPress Themes from 2011

Minimal is the timeless web design trend of basic styling a web page and stripping out all non-essential elements allowing the reader to focus solely on the content with absolutely no distractions. Achieving the balance between content and minimal design is not easy, but in the hands of a skilled designer or a competent writer, the minimal style can truly…

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…