Graphic designers never cease to amaze me. Time and time again, they keep on coming up with new, original and creative text effects. Some of these typography effects tutorials are amazing, just have a look at the MEAT text effect, genius at work.
If you have ever tried to make a font very small (usually, anything below 9px), and it becomes unreadable, you are in need of a specially designed mini font, and this post is for you.
Mini-Pixel fonts have and are very popular within Flash applications, but sadly under used everywhere else. Even though, there is no denying Mini pixel fonts have an air of elegance about them.
Needing a little help with your Wordpress development? Try these useful cheat sheets, they are always helpful for reference.
Creator and inventor Paul Loughridge (pronounced ‘Lok-rij’) from Lockwasher Design, describes his robots as being created from everyday trash, but they are so, so much more. Built from raw materials, his creations are amazingly choc-full…
All your favorite and classic movies recreated by a bunch of creative stop-motion movie directors, and in some cases improving the original. And to make things even better, all the characters and most set designs have been made with Lego. Some of the movie scenes are completely original, others recreate perfectly famous scenes and others are recreations of the original trailer. Hope you enjoy them.
IconDock is managed by Nick La, a Toronto based illustrator and web designer, who also runs N.Design Studio, Web Designer Wall, and Best Web Gallery. Both the stock icons and free icons are designed by Nick La. Being a web designer himself, Nick knows what kind of icons you need for most of your projects — whether a blog theme, web app interface or general website.
Adobe Creative Suite already have pretty cool icons, could they have been designed better? Well, of course they can, if these icons are anything to go by anyway. If you are in need of some inspiration, or perhaps bored of your existing Adobe icons, have a look at these beautiful icons.
The most important part of designing a new site is the navigation or menu system, but this can be tricky, time consuming and often frustrating. You need something that will fit into your design and most importantly, allow your readers to navigate with ease. Below you will find 24 CSS (in some cases with a little jQuery) Navigation and Menu Tutorials to help you on your way.
Image galleries, sliders and slideshows have become increasingly popular within webpages over the last year or so, and with jQuery becoming ever more popular, more and more developers have been creating these amazing powerful, versatile and sleek galleries. Thank you jQuery.
Below you will the most powerful, the most creative and most versatile of jQuery plugins and tutorials built using jQuery.
For one lucky reader we have a free book called Learning jQuery 1.3. I have read and would recommend thsi book to anyone, ii is not only good for anyone first learning jQuery but also good reference for any seasoned pro.
As a designer there seems to be never enough time, as a deadlines comes closer and closer, your work is rushed and perhaps the quality of the end product may not be as good as it could and should have been. Maybe it is time to save yourself some precious time from the outset of a new project and allow XHTML.pixelcrayons.com to come in and give you a helping hand.