Archive for 'Resources'
Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by bmackler.
As we all know, or should know, business cards are a great way to get your name out there, your services known and present yourself properly to potential clients. As with all your other collateral, your business cards should match your overall vision and style. A creative card is important for all careers, but sometimes [...]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2011 by bmackler.
An application programming interface, more commonly known as an API is a code structure and outline that allows software to communicate with each other to enhance the user experience. This allows developers to build, extend and expand so many online tools. You can set up interactive maps, video streaming, social media and everything in between. [...]
Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by bmackler.
Since Adobe Photoshop is the premier web design tool, it is important to keep up with the latest styles, resources and time saving tips. One of the best resources for your personal collection, especially when time is at a premium, is free, high quality .PSD files that are available for download. This is an invaluable [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2011 by bmackler.
Its been a while since we looked at icons, so today lets show off 20 new, essential and creative icon tutorials for Photoshop Since the internet is filled with high quality icons for various applications it can be near impossible to find just the right one. Instead of using what is already out there, learn [...]
Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 by bmackler.
Having the right set of fonts is a vital component in every designers toolbox. You don’t want to use the same styles over and over again across all of your designs, regardless of the genre. Every once in a while we need to do some spring cleaning, get rid of old fonts and [...]
Posted on 24. Feb, 2011 by bmackler.
Making sure your site works across the board on multiple browsers (and versions), at multiple resolutions can be very difficult and time consuming. Ever since the beginning of web development this has been a major struggle because if a user cannot view your website properly, it is automatically assumed there is a problem with the [...]
Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by bmackler.
In a daily basis, CSS3 is changing how we envision, layout and build websites. While it is true that many designers and developers are hesitant to start using CSS3 because it is not fully supported by alot of browsers yet, there are those more adventurous developers out there that are not waiting and doing some [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by bmackler.
We all use forms on a regular basis, but barely take notice of how they are laid out. On the other side, we overlook the opportunity to make a great impression with a creative form layout that ties together with your design. Whether its a contact form, member login or shopping cart, we can all [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by bmackler.
As we have discussed before, Photoshop is the premier design tool on the market today, and for much of the past twenty years. Because this software is on such a lofty perch, it is quite complex and hard to learn and even harder to master. Along the way we all need some help, some ideas [...]
Posted on 17. Jan, 2011 by bmackler.
Out of all the potential add ons, free and premium for Adobe Photoshop, a good assortment of brushes are probably one of the most useful for any designer. In addition to enhancing your design brushes can revamp your style, give you new ideas and allow you try elements that you could not have previously. Adobe [...]