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

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Top 50 Free Icon Sets From 2013

Over the last five years we have published our end of year review of the best free icon sets for designers and developers. So, as 2013 begins to close we have just finished reviewing, compiling and categorizing our latest review. This really is the best one ever! The icons have all been split into categories: There is a fantastic selection…

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How to Not Suck at Managing Your Time

Discipline is the mother of all things worthwhile: innovation, strength, wealth, health, knowledge, and of course…success. If you have any intention whatsoever of reaching your goal of becoming a successful web professional, then you must get disciplined about your time. Before you think this is going to shape out to be some kind of lecture, I would like to confess:…

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Flat Design vs Minimalism

Flat Design. It’s everywhere these days. The newest, highly influential release of iOS 7 for the iPhone has got even non-design lovers talking about it. But many people seem to be confusing this exciting new trend with what is commonly known as minimalism, or minimal design. The problem is, these two concepts are quite different, and can be mutually exclusive…

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Free Photoshop Extensions for Web Designers

While Adobe Photoshop is a very powerful tool in its own right, we can also make use of certain extensions or plugins to extend its functionality even further. Today, we have put together a collection of some of the best free Photoshop extensions for web designers. Go ahead and check out this collection! Skeuomorphism.it Skeumorphism.it is a simple Photoshop extension…

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Steampunk Star Wars Characters

Are you a Star Wars fan? Or perhaps a steampunk fan? If so, you will love this. London-based conceptual artist Björn Hurri has put his imagination into high gear and created a series of uniquely interpreted steampunk Star Wars character illustrations. A dashing Han Solo, a ferocious Chewbacca, a grotesque Jabba… they are all covered. Check these out: Steampunk Star…

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An Introduction to Node.js for Front-End Developers

I’m going to assume if you’re reading this article that you’re a front-end developer that uses JavaScript on a daily basis. You’re probably very comfortable with libraries like jQuery, YUI3, Backbone or AngularJS. If this is the case then transitioning to Node.js really won’t be that challenging. I know you’re probably thinking “But Node.js and backend coding sound scary.” Well,…

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Freebie: The Payment System Icon Set

We have a huge Payment System Icon Set as a freebie for you guys today! Designed by Russian designer Artem Ottoson, the set includes 50 (yep, that really is FIFTY) of the most popular payment services icons, they come in transparent PNG, JPG amd editable PSD formats, and aresized at 60x38px, 120x75px, 240x150px & 480x300px. Oh yes, you can also…

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20 Free Themes for Ghost

As you probably noticed, Ghost launched last month. Not only did it launch, it launched big, really big. No other CMS over the last few years has received such universal acclaim and been able to generate such excitement, as we have witnessed this past month. Not since WordPress anyway. What does make Ghost great? And why is it such a…