What Bloggers Can Do With Their Old Designs?

Redesigning is kind of new trends with blogs. As Smashing Magazine, Mashable &  larger number of other blogs are redesigning their blogs with some stunning new looks & user experience. I noticed that old design of these blogs was also good & that made me think that people can use their old designs in more … Continue Reading

Quick Photoshop Tutorial: Create A HD Television Icon

Hello and welcome to another Adobe Photoshop tutorial, today we are going to create a HD Television.  I don’t think this tutorial and creation will be too difficult for you because I’ve put everything in easy to follow steps and tried to explain the best I could.If you have basic knowledge about Photoshop you should … Continue Reading

25 Premium Email Newsletter Templates For Successful Marketing

Email newsletter is really underestimated and I rarely see websites, blogs using it as marketing and communication tool. Everyone knows he should offer option to subscribe by e-mail, but how to use those e-mails powerfuly to strenghten your relationships and maybe even promote your own products? For that topic we should even create dedicated article, … Continue Reading

Amazing CSS3 Techniques You Can’t live Without

CSS3, along with HTML5, is quickly shaping up to be one of the most exciting and useful Web technologies in years. In this article, I will be explaining some of the new graphics-rich techniques and properties available with CSS3. You will learn what is likely to be approved as part of the final spec, what … Continue Reading

1STWD March 2010 Features: Top Design Links And News

As you may notice 1stwebdesigner has started to change a lot throughout past few months. We will also start to cover Design Community news and do monthly (maybe weekly in future) reviews of top design links, articles, websites. Now you may find it all only by reading your feed regularly, checking Twitter daily and being … Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Freelancing: A Passion or a Profession?

First of all we need to know what a freelancer is and what “freelancing” means? A freelancer is usually a self-employed person who works as a web designer, developer, content writer or even a blogger. More precisely, he contracts a small/medium (rarely large) task from various clients and receives money when the work is done. … Continue Reading

5 Simple, Yet Effective Online To-do Apps to Get Stuff Done

I’ve decided my primary focus this year to be on improving my productivity. Almost 4 months have passed. Lots of lessons learned. One of them was: do not make things complex if they can be kept simple. Same with to-do lists. Below you have 5 very simple, yet powerful online to-do tools you might find … Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Theme Design

This post will help you become a real Twitter theme design Guru. You will learn how to design the cool theme, where to draw inspiration or where to get/generate some free themes if you don’t have time to create something on your own, don’t know Photoshop or you are just lazy and spend most of … Continue Reading

April Fools Day – Don’t Get Fooled!

April, april! I tried to trick my colleague, then few of my friends and I understood I am too honest person to try to evil trick somebody! Only thing I tried on Twitter was –  to tell everybody I will give up on this site and put it on sale on Flippa.com –seeing my daily … Continue Reading