How to Design a One-Page Portfolio in Photoshop

Yesterday we released a free one-page portfolio template in cooperation with Snobby Slice, and today we’ll go through the process of designing that template in Photoshop. If you want to get the Photoshop file used in this tutorial or grab the free template, you can do so at the end of this post. The template […]

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  • September 16, 2009
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Top Notch WordPress Footer Designs (Best Practices & Tips)

Most footer designs are boring and the reason behind it is because Footer designs are often ignored. Users do not realize that footer designs are just as important as the rest of the design. Footers are more than just a place to put copyright information. There are endless benefits of allocating your footer space, and […]

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  • September 16, 2009
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Great Apple, Brahma and Playstation Advertising

In today’s news round-up we have collected three great recent advertising articles. Each in there own individual way present a unique style of advertising, there are the clunky and hard of reading ads from the 70’s, sleek and stylish advertising from the 90’s, cool and breezy beer ads and finally, there are controversial ads from […]

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45+ Cool Google Android Apps – The Perfect iPhone Replacement

Is the mobile operating system Android a threat to the iPhones high standing in the marketplace? Not quite, but it could be. The only phones that Android is available on are the G2 Touch, HTC G1, Samsung 7500, HTCMagic and most recently, the HTC Hero (which I bought).It has been gaining popularity slowly, but surely. […]

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Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect

3D text effects are a growing and awesome design trend. They can add angles, lighting and interest that many 2D text effects can’t bring. Here is an awesome Showcase of 3D Typography that was put together a little while back by Angie Bowen. I’ve also been seen and been inspired by tutorials like 3D Text […]

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15 Of The Best Character Illustration Tutorials Online

Tired of your character designs looking like glorified clip art? The round up of character design tutorials will show you how to not only create amazing character design, but also how to take them to the next level. This my not be the longest list of character design tutorials, but that’s because it only includes […]

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How to Create a Minimalist and Typographic Blog Layout From Scratch

Typography is probably one the most important and powerful design element ever, so I created this WordPress theme with minimalism and typography in mind. Today, you will learn how to create this minimalist theme scratch including XHTML, CSS and WordPress. Please keep in mind that this theme doesn’t have all the bells and whistles you […]

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Beautiful Examples of Inset Typography in Web Design

Inset typography, or letterpress typography, is a type treatment trend where text is made to look impressed into a surface. When used correctly and creatively, it leads to a captivating and engaging reading experience, able to bring attention to key textual content. In this collection, you’ll see a great number of examples (23 of them […]

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  • September 16, 2009
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Fresh Free Hiqh-Quality Icon Sets

The most important aspect of designing an individual icon is that it has to be instantly recognizable, you have to know its function, and you need to know exactly what it is. If you are designing a set, the actual design becomes a lot harder, the designer has to face two initial challenges: each icon […]

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