Category Archives Resources

Resources Archives

In this category we have articles that highlight only the best free web and graphic design related resources. You will find free fonts, GUI templates, textures, brushes, patterns, icon sets, and everything else in-between.

Sub-Categories: Brushes / eBooks/Books / Browser Ext / Color Resources / Fonts / GUI Icons / Patterns / Templates / Vector Resources

The Blueprint Framework – Tutorials, How-to Guides and Tools

CSS frameworks are a Gods send. They speed up development, ensure usability, meet all W3C standards, compatabile across most browsers and a hell of a lot more. Sounds marvelous doesn’t it. Why doesn’t everybody use them? Well, for the novice developer, frameworks, may be a little bit tricky to get there head around? That is were this article comes in, to hopefully give everybody a better understanding of what a framework is and how to use it effectively.

40 Photoshop Brush Directories and Collections

There are hundreds and thousands of Photoshop brushes available to download for free. Were do you start looking? How do you find that particular brush that you need to complete your latest design project? And most importantly, were are all the the high quality or even hi-res brushes? In this design resource round-up we have compiled a list of the best Photoshop directory resource sites and also compiled a list of the best PS brush collections. If you can’t find the brush that you need here, give up, because it can’t be found (or, I may have missed it).

15 Creative MAC Mini Mods

The MAC Mini is not only "The most affordable and most energy-efficient Mac ever", it is also the smallest, the sleekest and by far and away the most versatile computer available. By versatile, we mean for modding, making it perfect for any computer modders creative vision.
In this post we have a selection of unbelievably creative MAC mini mods.

35 Free Twitter Icon Sets

Most Twitter “Follow Me” buttons and icons are boring (look at mine, very dull),soulless and clichéd. How about something with some creativity, originality and a little bit of character. In this post that is exactly what you will find, 35 Original and Creative Twitter Icon Sets.

50 Social Service and Bookmarking Icon Sets from 2009

There are many elements of blogging that are essential, the most important is the ability to share your posts and information with a wider audience, and we accomplish this via the many social bookmarking services (digg, delicious, twitter…) that are available. Finding a bookmarking iconset that fits into your theme can be difficult or maybe you don’t want the boring or the bland, but you want an iconset that has been designed by a high quality designer and has something distinctive and original. Below you will find such iconsets.

40 Free and Essential Web Design and Development Books from Google

Google Books is perhaps one of the most untapped design and development resources…time to change all that. In this post there are over 40 web design and development books freely available from Google, they range from CSS, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, Actioscript, Javascript, Ajax, Perl, Ruby, MooTools, jQuery, Firefox and evem iPhone development. Not all books are complete, but offer plenty of information to help with your development.