Dainis Graveris

Role: Owner & Founder of Awesome 1WD

Dainis is 25 years young man, who struggled for 3 years while studying in design academy and working for local design agency, because of ignorant teachers and agency boss. He couldn't believe this is all life could offer to him! And then he discovered true Internet possibilities, he was lucky to find his passion early in life and take advantage of this beautiful Information (Internet) Age! Now he is committed to help others succeed, to help others take charge of their life and follow their passion! His goal is to open Your eyes and help unveil Your true potential!

The best RSS readers for bloggers : NewsGator’s RSS readers and more

Posted in Social Media, Tips, Web Design6 years ago • Written by 10 Comments

At start I wanted to make a list of  the most used desktop based RSS readers, but as I searched through the Internet, I found out automatically the best choice for me and I am ready to tell You why and maybe I will persuade You too. Yes, and all other RSS readers just stand behind – for me Google Reader, Netvibes or Bloglines just didn’t work out. And yeah, at the start I must say actually there is not one right choice – what to use, it’s all dependent from Your own situation.

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250+ Shiny and Free RSS Feed Icons

Posted in Freebies, Icons6 years ago • Written by 20 Comments

Few days from now on, we really got inspired with great artworks. Today it will be little different – I wanted to create one of the biggest RSS Feed icon collections hopefully. I looked over huge amount of resources and hand picked most amazing icons I found.  RSS icons are one of the most known sign – every blogger tries to get more traffic and subscribers – no matter what You write about, everybody needs some traffic to make some money. It’s very important to get more regular readers for everybody, so what can be better than gorgeous RSS icon, welcoming new readers to subscribe!? I am sure one You will find something useful here! Lets get started!

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Beverage companies: Excellent artworks and Flash designs

Posted in Inspiration, Web Interfaces6 years ago • Written by 8 Comments

I just thought I must do one more inspirational article, to really blow Your mind and to make You wish to do something creative too!

It’s not secret beverage companies spend nice cash to advertise and create appealing design to get new clients. So I just took a look at some of those companies and artworks related to companies and wanted to share with You either.

Hint – You must be at least 21 years old to view the pages or..smart enough to become older with just one click! :)

Drinking is not good for Your health!  You might know that! Cheers!

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38 Beautiful 3D typography works : Inspiration

Posted in Inspiration, Typography6 years ago • Written by 12 Comments

There are times, where artwork just can say more than words.

We all are used to see typical typography works ( I am not saying bad – just usual) , usually 2D, but 3D gives us just so much possibilities to turn Your artwork in different track, unbelievable!

Just check out these 38 amazing typography  artworks from 18 great artists worldwide and You will understand what I mean.

I got loads of inspiration while I was searching, hopefully You’ll got some blast too.

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Where to find amazing photo backgrounds or textures?

Posted in Freebies, Tips, Web Design6 years ago • Written by 10 Comments

If You are a graphic or web designer, great texture always becomes handy in your workflow. You can create amazing effects just combining those textures together and playing with them. I just took a look around and thought that I need to make a list of amazing textures, because quality images and textures are never enough. There are many great resources all around the web, I just tried to select those most better known web pages and those with great collection and quality of textures. All of those textures are free, so You can use them freely in your personal or commercial works.

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Especially for MAC users: Google Chrome Review

Posted in Web Design6 years ago • Written by 10 Comments

And this is it -  all blogosphere is now talking about new Google Chrome browser. Google just released beta version and I must say – unbelievable speed!
When I heard at first about Chrome I thought – just one more browser – there are enough already, and yeah, I hear all MAC users screaming about injustice, that only PC users meanwhile can access new browser beta version and I thought I could make review specially for them. I luckily (never thought I will say that word about PC) have PC, so I got the chance to test it.  So what’s really about this new browser?

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48+ Greatest Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted in Tips, Web Design6 years ago • Written by 57 Comments

As I am big Photoshop fan, I really love their keyboard shortcuts – it really helps to build up working speed using them in Your workflow. Keyboard shortcuts are keystrokes or keystroke combinations to quickly execute some command.  If You like using Photoshop as designer, You will evaluate those keyboard shortcuts strength. However there are really huge amount of keyboard shortcuts in  Photoshop, there is no way You can remember them all – and that’s really not worth it so I created my own list and included there not all, but just those worthy ones and little more.

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Popular Firefox Extensions for SEO masters

Posted in Social Media, Tools, Web Design6 years ago • Written by 11 Comments

Firefox becomes really powerful tool if you use the right add-ons for your purpose.

I know from myself that I am obsessed with numbers, statistics, page rankings and, of course, SEO – trying to pull web page to rank higher.

There are 4 most known rankings – Google Pagerank, Compete Site Analytics, Alexa Ranking and Quancast.

I want to provide You with the most popular tools for FireFox to increase Your work effectiveness surfing around the web.

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How to Create a Free E-mail Account with Your Domain Name

Posted in Tips, Web Design6 years ago • Written by 38 Comments

This is just quick tip on how to add a personal and free e-mail account using your domain name using the Gmail service , which I hope will be useful for someone, who didn’t know this one.

Example – You have bought domain address like -   http://www.exampledomain.com.

Lets say You want to get e-mail – [email protected], but don’t want to pay for that? Easy!

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