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Design Tweets of the Week Ending 07/02/10

By Jennifer Farley



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Here are some of the interesting design-related links that came up on Twitter this week.

Archive of Australian Graphic Design 1960-1980. Plenty of work here not only standing the test of time, but also looking trendy again as retro styles become popular.

If you’re debating about whether you should move to Chrome but are afraid you’ll miss Firefox extensions, this article from 1st Web Designer might convince you to change: 30 Irreplaceable Chrome Extensions.

Nice effect of creating depth and 3D ribbons using only CSS3.


Interesting thoughts on the revised font stack.


Creative Pro review of the new wireless Intuous tablet from Wacom. I have the one with the wire, but now I want this one!


New York Public Library has photos on Flickr complete with source and rights information. Great resource.


Why it’s best to pretend you don’t know anything about computers.image

The web design sketchbook is a 52-page book featuring pages of varying canvas sizes complete with grids and browser chrome and areas for taking notes, adding descriptions and rating your concepts.image

Maybe a little bit late for this one but, HongKiat have a nice collection of free printable 2010 calendars and desktop wallpapers. image

How to get organized and make those connections you need for your design business. Networking tips for the busy designer from Vandelay Design.

UXBooth have an article on the history of eye-tracking, a very important topic for web designers.

I think design-related laugh of the week goes to this image of Kulala Air’s clever paint job. (via

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Jennifer Farley is a designer, illustrator and design instructor based in Ireland. She writes about design and illustration on her blog at Laughing Lion Design.

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