Improve Your Workflow By Eating Out – The Link Between Restaurants And Design Meetings

Let’s face it: when we eat out at a restaurant, we usually aren’t making the most logical choice on any front. Restaurants are quite a bit more expensive than cooking meals at home; they’re also less nutritious, less filling, and sometimes the quality of the food or the service can leave you more unhappy than you bargained for. Nevertheless, millions…

The Curious Link Between Icon Design and Candies

Do you like candies? Come on, even if your outer adult doesn’t want to admit it, your inner child is reaching with its palms out! Do you remember when you were a kid with how much attention you paid when you were selecting which candies to buy in the local candy shop? Because you couldn’t taste the sweets without buying…

Where should I really be sharing?

Social networking is constantly evolving. In many cases, what was cool two years ago is now next to worthless. For example ‘the Digg effect‘ used to be massive and could really make a big difference to the visitors to a website. That was then, this is now. The Digg effect is now nearly nonexistent, paling in significance to the other…

[Expired] We have 3 copies of the book HTML5 Mobile Development Cookbook to giveaway – Comment to enter

For this weeks giveaway we have three paperback copies of the book HTML5 Mobile Development Cookbook. Written by Shi Chuan, this book will show you how to plan, build, debug and optimize mobile websites. All you have to do for a chance of winning one of these books is leave a comment below telling us why you would like to…

50 Time-Saving Photoshop Actions to Boost Your Images

You’re a creative talent. The last thing you probably want is to be stuck performing the same task a hundred times on different images. Adobe programmers understand this. It’s why they created Photoshop Actions. With Photoshop Actions, a set of otherwise repetitive tasks can be applied automatically, freeing you up for the real work: being creative. In this article, Jameel…

What To Do When Third-Party Services Go Awry

As a freelancer, it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed when work is piling up in your queue. Sometimes, it can lead to mistakes or miscommunications with clients. It can sometimes be quite embarrassing. Luckily, the solution is often very simple. Own up to the mistake, make sure it’s fixed and move on. If it was a particularly bad mistake,…

Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.123)

This is our weekly column were we share our favorite design related articles, resources and cool tidbits from the past week. Enjoy :) Sass vs. LESS vs. Stylus: Preprocessor Shootout Behind The Scenes Of Tourism New Zealand Flexible CSS Typographic Scale CSS: The Bad Parts jQuery Mobile Tutorial: Creating a Restaurant Picker Web App Making an Impressive Product Showcase with…

Captivate your Audience with Typography

Modern web designers are incorporating innovative new concepts for digital type. In the previous decade we have witnessed the Internet transform into a powerful tool for sharing media all around the world. More specifically digital designers have adapted and web trends continue to change over time. Text on a page will always be the most uniform way of communication. It’s…