Web Design:

09 Nov 2009

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HTML 5 Overview and Resources Showcase

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When first looking to learn web design the amount of terms you’re faced with can be daunting which is why it’s important to focus your learning on specific languages and techniques.

If you’ve been learning web design or development recently, or even if you’re a veteran of the web sector, you’re sure to have heard people mentioning HTML 5 here and there. So what is HTML 5? Well, this article is supposed to act as a what’s what of HTML 5, giving you an overview of just what HTML 5 is trying to achieve and where you can find more information on some specifics of the language.

03 Nov 2009

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Color of the Web: Purple

Color of the Web: Purple

Today we start a series of posts called color of the web in which we will feature a different color every week along with a lot of web design inspiration. Starting out with the color purple, here you will see some purple color paletts and 20 great purple websites.

Purple is not close to being one of the most used colors of the web, that’s the reason why purple websites get an extra attention when they come around. We automatically recognize that as being something different, and that’s what a lot of designers seek when they use the color purple, in order stand out from the crowed as everyone else is stuck on the basic colors.

26 Oct 2009

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Web Designs Prices: Charging With Confidence

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Pricing web design services has always been a problem for everyone in the beginning of their career. There is no standard price or baseline you can follow until you create one.  Here you will learn tho charge with confidence, learn a couple tips to find your rate, and see how others are doing it.

23 Oct 2009

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20 Amazing Samples of Web Typography

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As times go by we notice a lot of changes and improvements on the web. Typography has always been a main element of graphic design and today a lot of web designers are bringing this into the web showing that the different use of typography can be an extra weapon on their design.

Here you will see 20 amazing samples of typography taken from different websites and show you how they look apart from the design that brought them alive.

19 Oct 2009

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CSS Galleries – Getting the best out of them

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One of the biggest trends of today is the creation of CSS galleries to help web designers research for some type of inspiration, or just to check out what others are doing. For others, it is a way to get good exposure and recognition for a nice design.

Here will go over some of the most famous CSS galleries of today to see how we can get the best out of them.

14 Oct 2009

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How Famous Web Designers Present their Portfolio

This is something that always instigates me, how web designers should present their portfolio on the website. Should they use the same principals and trends from the graphic design portfolio to present their web work?

I’ve selected some very well known web designers, to check closely how they present their work within their website and give you a good idea of how you could present yours.

07 Oct 2009

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10 Samples of How Blogs Display Their Posts

When it comes to designing a blog, one of the main elements of the design is how the posts are going to be displayed on the front page. Here you see some trends and samples of how other blogs are displaying their posts.

There is no perfect recipe for designing the way a blog will be displayed, it vary mostly depending on the content of the blog, the style of it’s design, the amount of posts made and much more. The most important thing is to first select all elements that you want to display and place them the way it will play out the best on your design.

01 Oct 2009

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15 Must Know Sources for Free Web Graphics

Knowing how and where to quickly find free design resources is a great asset to any designer. Today we’ll look at the top sources for icons, photos and vectors- and what makes them the best.

While there are plenty of sources for web graphics, it’s not always easy to find what you’re looking for, especially when you’re looking for free resources. Plus, many of the free sources out there are for personal use only, which severely limits their usefulness. Here I’ve collected 15 impressive sources for free icons, photos, textures and vectors.

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