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Paul AndrewPaul Andrew (608 Posts)

About: Paul is the founder and editor of Speckyboy Design Magazine. He has many years experience within the web design industry and a passion for the latest web technologies and design trends. He lives in the small town of Inverness in the north of Scotland. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

10 Blank/Naked WordPress Themes Perfect for Development

If you have to develop Wordpress themes on a regular basis then I have no doubt that you too have experienced the tedium that goes with re-writing the same code over and over again. It doesn’t matter how excited you are about a new project or even how much you love web design, having to repeatedly do the same basic coding for every single theme can be really, really annoying.

40 Detailed Drawing Tutorials for Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator can at first seem a little bit intimidating and daunting (speaking from first hand experience) to work with, whereas it is in many ways similar to working within Photoshop (or any other graphic editor), but in others very very different. And the thing is, quite often certain design techniques with Illustrator may seem at first complex, but in actual fact are very very simple – Its just about learning these techniques.

15 CSS3 Navigation and Menu Tutorials and Techniques

CSS3 is slowly but surely creeping into mainstream web design, more and more designers are using it, albeit in small doses, but it is certainly gathering momentum. It is an exciting time for web design.
A few weeks back we published an article called 20 CSS3 Tutorials and Techniques for Creating Buttons, just to start the CSS3 ball rolling, this time around we focus on some menu and navigation techniques that make use of the wonderful new properties that CSS3 offers.

14 Free Mobile Application Development Icon Sets

The expectation on the apps UI design is demanding. The design has to not only be consistent with whichever mobile OS you are developing for, it also has to be distinctive enough to be unique. And yes, we do love a well designed app. In this post we are sharing 14 free mobile application development icon sets.

Freebie: Payment Method Icon Set

The Speckyboy Payment Method iconset is a collection of popular payment icons, that include: Mastercard, Visa, Paypal, Google Checkout, Check Payment and even icons for Wire-Transfers.
Not only do these icons look awesome, they are also very useful and versatile (there are eight different sizes that range from 12px all the way up to 512px).