12 Free & High Quality Burnt Paper Textures

Jul 10 2009 by JC Parmley | 14 Comments

12 Free & High Quality Burnt Paper Textures

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Announcement: Daylite 3 + Daylite Touch Winners

Jul 10 2009 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Announcement: Daylite 3 + Daylite Touch Winners

Last week, Six Revisions and Marketcircle announced a giveaway of three packages of the Daylite 3 productivity suite bundled with the Daylite Touch. There were over 100 participants and it was a pleasure to read all of your responses! Without further ado, in this post, we announce the three lucky winners.

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Coding a Clean & Illustrative Web Design from Scratch

Jul 9 2009 by Richard Carpenter | 80 Comments

Coding a Clean & Illustrative Web Design from Scratch

In this comprehensive and step-by-step web development tutorial, you will learn how to convert a Photoshop mockup of a professional web layout design that features an illustrative landscape header into a standards-compliant XHTML/CSS template.

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14 Brilliant Tools for Evaluating Your Design’s Colors

Jul 8 2009 by Jacob Gube | 20 Comments

Making sure that you choose the appropriate colors for a design is very important for readability. In addition, ensuring that the colors you select are viewable by persons with vision deficiencies such as color blindness is a good practice to follow when thinking about web accessibility.

In this article, you’ll read about excellent free tools for checking to see if the colors you are using are consistent with standard color contrast, brightness, readability, and accessibility best practices.

1. Check My Colours

Check My Colours

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How to Create a 3D Text Photo Manipulation

Jul 7 2009 by Tyler Denis | 64 Comments

How to Create a 3D Text Photo Manipulation

In this intermediate-level graphic design tutorial, you’ll learn how to realistically superimpose a beautiful three-dimensional text object onto a living room scene with the help of Illustrator and Photoshop.

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12 Excellent Social News Sites for Web Designers

Jul 6 2009 by Jacob Gube | 43 Comments

Social news/bookmarking websites are a great for finding useful resources, tutorials, and information on the web. These sites typically puts users in the driver’s seat by giving them the ability to submit links, vote on other people’s submissions, as well as vote down stories that they don’t like. Because of this, they’re able to create a user-driven site and connect people who have similar interests.

This article features social news/bookmarking sites for web designers and developers. Whether you’re seeking tutorials, information on the latest trends and web technologies, or a design community that you can participate in, these are the websites to check out.

1. Designmoo

Designmoo

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Announcement: All Modern Giveaway Winner

Jul 5 2009 by Jacob Gube | 9 Comments

All Modern Giveaway Winner

Two weeks ago, Six Revisions and All Modern, a retailer of home and office goods, announced a giveaway to revamp one lucky winner’s workspace with beautiful and elegant items designed by Blomus.

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