50 Social Media Icon Sets from 2011

Our social bookmarking icon set articles has now become a yearly tradition for us. This is our third edition (you can also view 2010 and 2009) and our best by far. All of social icon sets below are of the highest quality and have all been designed with versatility in mind and will fit in with the style of most…

Designing with Your Client in Mind: 6 Questions to Ask Before You Start a New Project

I have been a designer for about thirteen years, and most of my business during the past two years has come from new clients. Many have been new up-start businesses, not-for-profit groups and educational networks. When you are embarking on a new project, you need to assess several important things including the client’s branding needs, what they can spend and…

Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.100)

This is our weekly column were we share our favorites design related articles, resources and resources all from the previous week. Rethinking CSS Grids HTML5 Rocks – How Browsers Work: Behind the Scenes of Modern Web Browsers The Definitive Check List for Publishing Your WordPress Plugin State of the Word My Thoughts on Responsive Web-Design Learn to code with the…

Guidelines for Creating an Elegant E-mail Newsletter Layout

Marketing is the lifeblood of the Internet industry. Running your own brand and corporation can be tiresome, not to mention extremely difficult. But with a powerful e-mail marketing campaign you can gather a lot of attention very quickly. It’s a fast process to find new subscribers and build a unique newsletter. However there are many convoluted guidelines for creating such…

50 of the Hottest Nightclub Poster Designs

Poster design has always been one of the most powerful marketing tools available to businesses and organizations and even to individuals. Designing nightclub posters can be a challenging project and you will have to compete with many others in this crowded niche. Your poster design must stand out and look professional, flashy, and vibrant with eye-catching graphics to instantly draw…