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Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Sep 29

Treasure! More Awesome Creative Commons Resources

Fonts, icons and stock imagery are the raw fuel of web design, so Elio has scoured the web for some of the best Creative Commons resources out there.
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Design & UX
Simone Sala, Sep 23

5 Photoshop Plugins to Save Your Time (and Sanity)

Today Simone has five Photoshop plugins that help take the daily grind out your design work while giving you back time for stuff you’d rather be doing.
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Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Sep 03

5 Impressive Photography Styles and How to Nail Them

Want to give your images a distinctive look? In this tour du force, Gabrielle shows you how to create 5 eye-catching photography styles in Photoshop.
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Design & UX
Annarita Tranfici, Aug 21

Neuro Web Design: How to Make Webs and Influence People

In the second part of her series, Annarita looks at how Neuro Web Design can make genuine changes to user behavior on out websites.
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Design & UX
Gian Wild, Aug 15

8 Steps to Creating Accessible Video

Studies report that and incredible 65% of search results are pages with video. Gian walks us through what you need to know to make accessible video content.
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Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Jul 29

5 Sites For Fantastic Creative Commons Design Resources

Creative Commons offers some great options for designers of all types. Elio shows us some neat tricks to take best advantage of this design goldmine.
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Design & UX
Kerry Butters, Jul 24

Cage Match! Stock Photography Sites Go Head-to-head: Part #2

Kerry continues her review of some of the big name stock photography sites. In part two she test-drives Fotolia and Shutterstock. Which did she pick?
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Design & UX
Annarita Tranfici, Jul 22

How to Create Photo-filled Text with Photoshop

Photographic lettering designs aren't new, but they can give your design a fresh edge. Annarita makes graphical text with Photoshop.
Design & UX
Kerry Butters, Jul 22

Cage Match! Stock Photography Sites Go Head-to-head: Part 1

How do you choose a stock photography provider? Kerry has studied range, price and UX and gives us her insights. IStockphoto and 123RF are first up.
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Design & UX
Simone Sala, Jul 21

The Best Free (or Inexpensive) Graphics Editor for Windows

Photoshop is still king graphics editor for windows, but monthly subscriptions aren't for everyone. Simone looks at some cost-effective alternatives.
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Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Jul 14

Challenge: The Floppy Disk and the 'Save' Icon

Our current choice for the ubiquitous 'save' icon is the floppy disk -- a tech fossil -- but do we have a better alternative?
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Design & UX
James George, Jul 10

Killer Backgrounds with Illustrator's SVG Pattern Tool

Patterns are as old as art itself, but SVG opens up a raft of new possibilities online. James shows us some new tricks using Illustrator's Pattern Tool.
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Design & UX
James George, Jul 07

5 Quick Photoshop Fixes for Bad Portrait Photos

Portrait photos are one of the most common types of images on the web. James shows you how to use Photoshop to make big improvements quickly.
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Design & UX
Ada Ivanoff, Jul 03

5 Great GIMP Plugins for Designers

Ada is a long-time GIMP devotee, but like many of us, she likes to customize her setup. Today she shows us her favorite 5 GIMP plugins.
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Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Jun 30

Faking Pro Portraits with your Phone Camera

Portraits are one of the most commonly needed images on the web. Today Gabrielle shows you how to get the best possible results with phone in pocket.
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Design & UX
Ada Ivanoff, Jun 17

Showdown! 5 Online Image Compression Tools Compared

Page weights have been spiralling out of control in recent years. Ada looks at 5 online image compression tools that might help get your pages in shape.
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Design & UX
Jennifer Farley, Jan 22

Easily Remove White Or Black Backgrounds with Blending Sliders in Photoshop

Learn how to Remove White Or Black Backgrounds in Photoshop can be done in many ways. Here's how to do it using blending sliders.