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01 Feb 2010

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20 Inspiring Rainbow Colored Websites

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Multicolor websites can be tricky to pull off, but when done right the results can be absolutely stunning! Using every hue in the rainbow enable designers to achieve an unrivaled vibrancy, buoyancy and energy.

That said, it always helps to see how other designers have done it and incorporated that wide range of spectrum into their designs. Enjoy this collection of 20 vibrant spectrum-spanning websites,  and be inspired!

28 Jan 2010

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15 Ways to Expand Your Horizons as a Designer

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Do you want to spend this year doing the same things you did last year – stuck in the same schedule, the same income bracket, facing the same problems? Of course not!

Everybody needs to take some time now and then to refresh, look at how they’ve been doing things, and then figure out how to climb a bit higher. Here’s a list of 15 ideas to help you break out of the rut and expand your horizons - some thoughts to inspire you and get you started.

27 Jan 2010

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Top 10 Free Applications That Help Designers Stay Organized

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As designers, it’s important to stay current with new trends and to sharpen your skills when needed. But how effective can these skills really be if you’re not organized? Being a cool and collected designer that’s organized is key to your success. Without the discipline a designer needs in today’s industry, it will be a bit hard to stay afloat when large and very important projects that require this skill come your way.

This is why we’ve compiled a list containing the Top 10 Free Applications That Help Designers Stay Organized. Takes these applications seriously and use them to systemize and enhance your workflow.

26 Jan 2010

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Top 10 Ways for a Designer to Screw Up

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It’s easy to mess up as a designer, and it’s important to recognize and stay away from the mistakes that will make your life harder. Today we’re going to study 10  blunders that are common in and specific to designers so that you can keep an eye out for them in your life and avoid learning the lesson the hard way.

These aren’t design principles like “always make a clear call to action”, they are the business and life choices that can make or break your career. Here’s what you don’t do:

25 Jan 2010

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50 Free Tools Every Designer Will Love

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Good designers know that using the right tools not only increases their efficiency but also improves the quality of their work. Good tools can help reduce repetition and allow you to focus on what matters – the design.

Today we’re going to see 50 of the best tools for web designers – these have all received high acclaim in the design community, and for good reason.

16 Nov 2009

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Super List of Web Designs Round Up for Inspiration

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It’s more than clear that a lot of blogs like to display web design inspiration and have some type of list showing the 50 best blog designs, or the 30 best blue web designs. These lists are really helpful font of inspiration specially if it fits the project you working on at the moment. Instead of going into a css gallery to search for inspiration, why not open a list with a certain amount of web designs based on a theme selected by the blogger?

Here you will see a list of these listing post, this post will serve as your start up page for inspirations where you can go many ways and find tons of great web design within it’s listings.

13 Nov 2009

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Inside the Studio of Southern Media

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Today we are going to take a look inside and behind the scenes of the web design company Southern Media. This Argentinian web design company is specialized in creating user interfaces and web designs with strong focus on usability and information architecture.

Here you will learn a bit about the history of their company, take a closer look at the great portfolio they have and get inside the studio to meet the workers and the workspace.

12 Nov 2009

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12 Books To Improve Your Web Design Game

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Every designer seeks inspiration, whether it’s in other peoples design work, some nice photography or even just getting out of the studio and walking around. One of the most popular ways of learning more about the design industry is to pick up a book or magazine written by industry experts filled with opinions, reviews and articles on all things design. I’m not going to cover books that just teach a language from start to finish (if I was, I’d be raving about Beginning CSS Web Development by Simon Collison) but rather books that look to help readers build on skills and expand as designers and developers.

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