20 Adobe Illustrator Tips, Tricks & Resources for Designing for Web in Illustrator

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Although many designers have preferred to use Photoshop for designing website graphics and mockups in the past, Adobe Illustrator is gaining popularity in this arena. As a graphic designer, Illustrator has always been my default program but when I got a job where I would no longer be designing for print but for web I was worried that the two wouldn’t be compatible. …

Iggy Ko20 Adobe Illustrator Tips, Tricks & Resources for Designing for Web in Illustrator

How to Create an OrangeBox Template Tutorial

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Today’s you will be reading the OrangeBox Template Tutorial. Below you can download the OrangeBox Template PSD, which looks like this: Here is the tutorial on how to make a template like the OrangeBox: 1. Open a new file (file > new) 1400 x 1600 pixels 2. Create 2 vertical guides (view > new guide) 1 at 200px & 1 …

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Massive Design Bundle from CrazyPixels – 97% Off

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Do you lack design skills to tackle certain project? Or perhaps you simply don’t have time to create certain and constantly look for design items online? Whatever your reason, you should check out CrazyPixels, a helpful website dedicated to Web design full of inspirational articles, free resources and Photoshop tutorials. They’ve also put together this invaluable Design Bundle full of …

Web DesignMassive Design Bundle from CrazyPixels – 97% Off

Print Inspiration: 20 Awesome Business Cards Designs

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A great business card is very important in any kind of business. Details are the ones that make a difference and an original business card will surely make you stand out from the rest. Creative business cards are even more important when you’re a designer. This way you can show your awesome skills and original ideas. We’ve selected 20 awesome …

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10 Tips for a Successful Web Design Career

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The web design business can be a tough one, especially if you are young and inexperienced. Being creative and skilled is not everything. You also have to learn how to talk to your clients, how to manage your projects and how to organize your work. There are a few things I learned, some of which I learned from mistakes, while …

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Web Framework Overview: Foundation by Zurb

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If you aren’t already familiar with Zurb, they’re a “nimble team doing mighty things”. In other words they are a product design company from Campbell, CA. One of the most amazing products which they have designed is the Foundation web framework. Foundation is touted as “the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world”. That title does not come easily …

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8 Tools for Creating Beautiful Infographics

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Data has revealed that people not only find infographics more explanatory due to their visual nature but also that having infographics on your website can increase the chances of it being shared on social media sites significantly, up to 832% in some cases. However, not all infographics are created equal; some infographics are better than others and this is partly due to …

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20 Great Time-Saving Photoshop Scripts

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Photoshop is famous for the Actions feature but few designers know how to use scripts in Photoshop. In fact, you surely have used scrips before without noticing. For example, the Image Processor function, which helps you convert entire folders of images to different formats, is actually a script. We’ve selected 20 of the best Photoshop scripts, which will save you …

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20 Free Seamless Photoshop Patterns for Designers

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I like using textures and patterns when creating a website. Subtle, minimalist patterns and textures are great to use on website backgrounds. We’ve selected 20 of the best patterns you can use for creating awesome website backgrounds. Which ones do you like best? Want more? Check out these 7 Free Web Design Patterns and 10 Tasty Textures For Your Background. Cubes White Photoshop …

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Presenter Review – Create Interactive HTML5 Presentations, Animations, Infographics and Banners

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Today I will be reviewing Presenter, an online tool that allows you to create interactive HTML5 presentations, animations, infographics and banners. Presenter was created by Easy Web Content team. They are certainly not new to creating awesome online tools – in addition to Presenter, they have created a website builder and HTML editor. Let’s look at Presenter in more detail. …

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