Christmas is coming and we should think how to cheer up yourself or your design related friends and I came up with list where I included all bestsellers and the most popular and recommended design related books I could find. I am reading slowly through these books myself and I plan to review and feature them in future one by one! Of course in blogosphere you can find endless articles you could read,but what’s great with books – books have very clean and detailed content structure explaining and teaching you everything point by point slowly and clearly!
In this article you’ll find books teaching you how to create great websites, get ideas, learn CSS,HTML, usability, typography, be aware about user experience, web standards,markup and much much more! Check for yourself!Read More
This article will showcase tools which should and could be used by designers daily. If you need some inspiration – you can visit the most popular and recommended design showcase sites to find really good works and examples. Check out design related tools, online generators, free font sites, template sites, great websites helping to test and manage websites – those all have been created to save your time! Remember - not always the best way is to create everything by yourself. Be smart and you will accomplish your tasks much easier and quicker without struggling!
I strongly suggest you to go through this article and bookmark tools, which could help you or just bookmark this page and come back whenever you feel discouraged or struggled! Enjoy!Read More
This article will take a little insight in several most popular ranking systems around here and teach you how to get better Google pagerank, get better results on Alexa and Moz ranking systems as well. Many of these tips will seem very basic and easy, but that’s so through – optimization is not hard, bust just requires small but regular time investments. If you can use those tips in daily basis, then you definitely get some great results! For example, check on 1stwebdesigner.com website which is only a little bit more than one year old, but has got really high rankings!Read More
I did several months ago Firefox 3.0 ready theme showcase, but things always are moving forward, so I did research once again and found many new really beautiful and professional Firefox themes. I am really picky about such themes, wallpapers and designs, so Charamel theme was big surprise for me. It’s very polished theme, I definitely recommend it.
I tested manually every theme here to be sure it’s really good, so you will not be disappointed. Just go on and scroll through and choose one on these themes and browsing with Firefox will become even more enjoyable!Read More
It’s difficult to create something exceptional when you are working to a strict deadlines. If you can’t come up with a good idea in a stressful situation, it’s best to take a break and look for inspiration. Here here is a list or websites with outstanding articles, which will wake up your brain for sure. However this is not a classic huge blog roundup – here you’ll find only the best of the best ones you should really add to your RSS reader! These sites have been proven their value in long timeline as irreplaceable sources for daily inspiration, tutorials, tips and resources for every designer!
Websites are list in random order to make you at least scroll through whole article and get everything out of it! Just thought it would be better that way!Read More
Hello there, my beloved readers! Things are again going to change, so I thought I should create this community post and explain what’s happening behind the scenes. This time I will discuss with you two topics – 1. I am searching for guest writers and 2. I received amazing partnership from Iconshock Projects company! But take your time and read this article through to understand what I mean, I am sure you’ll like these ideas!Read More
Grunge, dirty, fancy typography and artworks are very popular design trend in our days, so I wanted to showcase here most popular and professionally executed fonts in my opinion. Unleash your dirty side and create some fresh design mixing font size, color, textures together – try something new if you haven’t done it yet!
Such fonts as these are often used in music band logos or cover designs, but I am sure you will think of your own unique approach in logo, web or graphic design! Enjoy!Read More