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Isabelle Try, May 16

15 Great Icon Sets for Web & Mobile Apps

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Rachel Alexander, May 08

10 Highly Interactive, Beautifully Illustrated Web Designs

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James George, May 07

Transform Your Images And Create Bolder, Better Colors With Photoshop's LAB Mode

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James George, Apr 09

Using Your Images to Create Color Palettes in Photoshop

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James George, Apr 05

Create A Retro Effect In Photoshop

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James George, Mar 27

Simulating High Dynamic Range (HDR) With Photoshop

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Peter North, Mar 16

Featured Reader: Nick Voronin

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Peter North, Mar 02

Featured Reader: Sreeraman Mohan Girija

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Peter North, Feb 29

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Tara Hornor, Feb 16

5 Tips for Feminine Designs

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Matthijs van de Laar, Nov 16

Photoshop Techniques, Tips and Tricks

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Tara Hornor, Nov 12

25 Beautiful Examples of Captivating Website Headers

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Tara Hornor, Oct 24

Top Minimalist Website Designs: Trends and Examples

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Jason Beaird, Jul 25

Emphasis in Design

Closely related to the idea of unity is the concept of emphasis or dominance. Rather than focusing on the various elements of a design fitting together, emphasis is about making a particular feature draw the viewer’s attention. When you design a web page layout, often you’ll identify an item in the content, or the layout itself, that you want to stand out. This article explores how we can achieve this graphic effect.
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Simon Pascal Klein, Jun 02

Design Festival Podcast #5: Universal Appeal with Jason Beaird

Today's podcast is from Jason Beaird, a User Experience designer at Mailchimp, and author of the Sitepoint book, The Principles of Beautiful Web Design. In this episode, Jason talks about the fundamental principles of design.
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Jason Beaird, May 17

Creating a Color Palette

So without delay let’s continue our series on color. Having last week looked at color schemes, let’s continue now with palettes, and how to create them. We’ll also finish by examining a few useful tools that are near indispensable to anyone working with color on the web.
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Jason Beaird, Apr 01

Color Theory 101

Continuing on from the previous article in this series on color, The Psychology of Color, let's take a closer look at color temperature, chromatic values, saturation, and the basic theory behind how colors are produced, both in print and on the web.
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Jason Beaird, Mar 21

The Psychology of Color

Whether you’re defusing a ticking time bomb, or trying to design a decent-looking site, if you choose the wrong color—you’re doomed. Okay, so the wrong color selection for a client’s site might not be the death of you, but it could curtail your budding career as a web designer. Choosing colors is no simple matter.