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jon

building a scalable identity for print & web design

Posted 15 days ago. in Inspiration

No matter what field of design you choose to specialize, identity is always something to consider. Whether you’re an icon designer or a calligrapher your job is to work with ideas that match companies and... Read more

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Posted by
jon

recreating photoshop effects in css – part 2 – the css code

Posted 17 days ago. in Inspiration

In part 1 of this tutorial series I demonstrated how to create vector shape buttons with layer styles in Photoshop. For part 2 I’ll explain how to write code to recreate these layer styles in... Read more

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Posted by
jon

five steps to wordpress security (with a sixth thrown in for good luck)

Posted 17 days ago. in Inspiration

Editor’s note: This post was written by Andrew May, the owner of a well-established web design agency Mays Digital in London,England. He has many years experience in website design and development and has a passion for... Read more

401
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Posted by
jon

the new kid in town – ecommerce multi-purpose themes

Posted 17 days ago. in Inspiration

Online shopping, once somewhat of a rarity, has in recent years become commonplace, and more and more consumers are doing at least some of their shopping with tablets and other hand-held devices. WordPress themes initially... Read more

401
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Posted by
jon

how typography is shaping the course of web design: a primer

Posted 17 days ago. in Inspiration

Typography can influence the overall web design like no other page element. The choice or combination of ill-advised typefaces can determine an beautiful website to an awful one. At times, typography is the design itself. This is proven... Read more

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jon

create scary-good ghost buttons using these resources

Posted 17 days ago. in Inspiration

While the name connotes spookiness, ghost buttons as a design practice are anything but. This design trend that has been gaining stream since last year is a cool way to feature CTA buttons on the landing pages of... Read more

101
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Posted by
jon

15 best design books for learning to make website textures, icons, and more

Posted yesterday. in Inspiration

The craft of web design is often overlooked as easy – as if anyone could pick it up & learn. In some ways this is true: anyone can learn to be a great web designer.... Read more

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Posted by
crazyleaf
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coffee packaging designs that do not look like coffee packaging

Posted 2 days ago. in Inspiration

Sit back, sip on your cup-o-Joe, and have a look at this collection of Coffee Packaging Designs that Do Not Look Like Coffee Packaging... Read more

144
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Posted by
paulolyslager
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6 ui rules you should never break » paul olyslager

Posted 4 days ago. in Inspiration

UI is the skin of a digital system via which we transact with it. But it's neither the design nor the visual appeal of a system but its usability.... Read more

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Posted by
creativebeacon
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fresh type inspiration examples you'll love - design crawl

Posted 5 days ago. in Inspiration

Discover fresh new examples of type inspiration. Some of these type inspiration examples will blow your blow with craftsmanship and execution.... Read more

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Posted by
jon

how to design readable comment threads

Posted 8 days ago. in Inspiration

Comment sections are built for user interaction. Websites are mostly about consumption and comments are a way for readers to share their thoughts with others. But not all comments are created equal, and certain techniques... Read more

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jon

design principles: 7 vital characteristics of a check-out process page to boost conversions

Posted 11 days ago. in Inspiration

You may have a streamlined marketing campaign for enhancing the sales of your online business or eCommerce website, but boosting the conversions should take precedence over everything else. After all, it determines the success of... Read more

 
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