Joel Falconer is the founder of public relations company Methodic Studios and publishes the gaming blog StartFrag. You can follow him on Twitter.

Joel's articles

  1. Resource: Free Killer Social Media Icons Set

    Thanks to Karthick Kumar of Killer Icons, we’re offering DesignFestival users a free download of this Killer Social Media Icons set in PSD format. Consider it it our Christmas gift! You can use this Killer Icons set in your commercial and non-commercial projects — the standard rules apply: no reselling of the icons as is […]

  2. CloudSpring: 5 Useful Amazon S3 Backup Tools

    Amazon Web Services’ S3 storage solution is useful for many things, and serves as the CDN for many major websites. But despite the portfolio of high-profile use cases for the service, it’s still just as handy for personal conveniences, like backing up your data. In this post, we look at five useful Amazon S3 backup tools. S3 Backup “S3 Backup is the most reliable, fast and simple to use solution around for keeping your data backed up online but still safe and encrypted.

  3. 5 Useful Amazon S3 Backup Tools

    Amazon Web Services’ S3 storage solution is useful for many things, and serves as the CDN for many major websites. But despite the portfolio of high-profile use cases for the service, it’s still just as handy for personal conveniences, like backing up your data. In this post, we look at five useful Amazon S3 backup […]

  4. Resource: 5 Free Icon Sets for Your Web Projects

    Need icons in a hurry for your next web project? Here are five icon sets that can be had for free, perfect for web projects of all kinds and including a social services icon set. Token Glyphish WebAppers Icon Set Sapphire Icon Set Polaroid Social Icon Set

  5. DesignFestival: Getting Festive: Free Holiday Card Giveaway From 99designs

    Have you or your business sent out your Holiday or Christmas cards for the year yet?? 99designs asked their amazing design community to create several unique and professional cards for the upcoming festive season, and are offering these designs to you completely FREE to download and use! Simply choose whether you would like a Happy Holidays card or Christmas card design . You can then print them out (or get them professionally printed through our partner, Printing for Less ) and then write your own personal messages on them for all you friends, family, business contacts and loved ones.

  6. Getting Festive: Free Holiday Card Giveaway From 99designs

    Have you or your business sent out your Holiday or Christmas cards for the year yet?? 99designs asked their amazing design community to create several unique and professional cards for the upcoming festive season, and are offering these designs to you completely FREE to download and use! Simply choose whether you would like a Happy […]

  7. 10 Awesome Webfonts You Can Get For Free

    Everyone’s decking their websites out in Proxima Nova and Adele now that services like Typekit make webfonts easy to use and the standard web-safe set look increasingly dated. But what if you don’t want to throw down recurring money for a service like that, or your client doesn’t want to add an additional expense to […]

  8. DesignFestival: 10 Awesome Webfonts You Can Get For Free

    Everyone’s decking their websites out in Proxima Nova and Adele now that services like Typekit make webfonts easy to use and the standard web-safe set look increasingly dated. But what if you don’t want to throw down recurring money for a service like that, or your client doesn’t want to add an additional expense to the development of their site? That’s no longer a problem — there are plenty of great-looking webfonts available for free.

  9. DesignFestival: 10 Essential iPad Apps for Web Designers

    It’s hard to find a great set of iPad apps that you can rely on as a designer amidst the constantly growing App Store, and most articles are filled with irrelevant apps — like social media clients — and apps with duplicate functionality, like three vector apps that all do the same things. In this article, I want to help you narrow it down to just ten insanely useful apps that each fill a specific function in the list, and that will be useful for any web designer. You might have found alternatives that suit your tastes, but for the designer with a new iPad, this should be a great starting point. Adobe Ideas Adobe Ideas  is a sketching app for the iPad that allows you to get ideas down while out and about for later reference.