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Weekly News for Designers (N.231)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. New Resources & Tools hookr.io – A WordPress Hook/API Index. Shadow DOM CSS Cheat Sheet. Typekit Practice – A place to…

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Beautiful Corporate Identities for Your Inspiration

Any means of communication, whether that be business cards or letterheads, or any means of advertising, such as posters and brochure, or any digital media representation, such as a website or an application, comes under the title of brand or corporate identity. As you can imagine, creating and maintaining a consistent brand identity across all mediums can be a monumental…

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Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Ideas

Ideas: the germs that grow into those great, award-winning designs we all want to have our names attached to. We all get dozens of ideas constantly, which typically range from fairly good to amazingly good. Ideas are an abundant commodity that we all have, as creative people. In fact, most designers have more ideas than they know what to do…

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How to Create Stylish CSS Buttons

In this tutorial, I’m going to run through the basics of 4 different style buttons – flat, border, gradient & shadow (skeuomorphic), and press style buttons. I’ll reset all the CSS so that buttons display consistently across devices, and I’ll style each set of buttons with a :hover and :active state. Without further ado, let’s dig into the HTML. Get…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.230)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. Reading & Learning 7 things I wish every search box did by Nicolas Dessaigne. How I joined Google, the personal story…

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25 New Frontend jQuery Plugins

In this post, we have put together some of the most popular frontend jQuery plugins that have been released recently. And, are also very easy to implement and configured within minutes. The jQuery plugins on this page are diverse: there are plugins that let you work with menus and scroll effects, and even some that will help you lazy load…

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‘Sketch the Life’ Inspirational Photo Manipulation Project by Sebastien Grosso

Photo manipulation has been widely used to add an extra bit of creativity into photographs. Although it’s not widely popular among traditional photographers. But when done correctly, photo manipulation can give a whole new life to an old photograph. We recently came across the work of a French artist and photographer who has manipulated his self-portraits quite brilliantly. Sebastien del…

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10 Tips to Help Resolve Creative Conflicts

Collaboration is how things are accomplished these days. With collaboration, we can reach incredible creative heights. To get there, though, sometimes we have to slog through conflicts due to incompatible expectations and creative differences. More often than not, the key to resolving these problems is focusing on communication. Making sure that everyone is on the right page and has an…