Letter Frame – A Free WordPress Theme

Aug 20 2009 by Brian L. | 28 Comments

Letter Frame - A Free WordPress Theme

continue reading »

Essential Tips for Designing an Effective Homepage

Aug 20 2009 by Kayla Knight | 39 Comments

The homepage is what many people see when first encountering a website, and it can lead to a lasting impression (negative or positive) that can affect their decision to return to it.

In this article, we’ll go over some web design tips for designing homepages and uncover some of the vital steps required to construct a powerful and successful front page.

Identify the website’s purpose/goal

A designer should understand the purpose of the site in order to build an effective homepage design.

continue reading »

How to Create Stunning and Bold 3D Text

Aug 19 2009 by Tyler Denis | 43 Comments

How to Create Stunning and Bold 3D Text

In this graphic design tutorial, you will witness a method for creating attractive 3D text that features some beautiful lighting and textured effects. We will be using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to help us get the job done.

continue reading »

20 Fresh & New Design Galleries

Aug 18 2009 by Steven Snell | 42 Comments

Design galleries are a go-to source of inspiration for many web and graphic designers. While there are no shortage of gallery sites out there, a number of new galleries have been launched this year that stand out in some way or have proven to be useful for a specific type of design inspiration. In this post, we’ll feature 20 new galleries that may provide just the inspiration you have been looking for.

The Design Inspiration

The Design Inspiration

continue reading »

The Brads – Alignment in Design

Aug 17 2009 by Brad Colbow | 23 Comments

The alignment of elements in a web page is a very important aspect of a good web design. In this info-comic, The Brads illustrate important concepts and best practices for alignment.

The Brads - Alignment in Design - leading image

continue reading »

Announcement: Webyog MySQL Tools Giveaway Winners

Aug 17 2009 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Announcement: Webyog MySQL Tools Giveaway Winners

A couple of weeks ago, Webyog – a leading provider of data management tools – and Six Revisions teamed up to give away four MySQL tools to Six Revisions participants.

continue reading »

Favorites from the Feeds #04

Aug 15 2009 by Jacob Gube | 10 Comments

Favorites from the Feeds is a Six Revisions series that highlights notable design and development articles, tutorials, tools, and downloadable resources from my RSS feeds. In this installment, you’ll find stuff on productivity, some history on web typography (as well as tips on effective web typography), and a few nice design showcases for inspiration.

1. 15 Stunning Examples of Data Visualization

15 Stunning Examples of Data Visualization

continue reading »