How to Create Inset Typography in Photoshop

Sep 10 2009 by Jacob Gube | 67 Comments

How to Create Inset Typography in Photoshop

In this beginning-level design tutorial, I’ll show you how to apply a beautiful and super-easy text treatment in Photoshop: the inset text effect. It’s also often called the letterpress effect because it looks similar to text created by a Letterpress printer.

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20 Fresh jQuery Plugins to Enhance your User Interface

Sep 9 2009 by Kawsar Ali | 34 Comments

The great thing about jQuery is that talented jQuery developers often release new and useful plugins on a regular basis. jQuery plugins are not only easy to implement, but easy to maintain even when used throughout large sites.

In this article, we share with you a list of 20 useful jQuery plugins that were released recently that could help you for your next web project. There are various types of plugins here such as modal windows, image galleries, auto complete for form input, bookmarking functions, preloaders, and more. Enjoy!

1. SimpleModal

This jQuery plugin is a flexible and straightforward way of providing modal window functionality on your site.

SimpleModalSimpleModal Demo

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20 Useful Fireworks Tutorials for Designers

Sep 8 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 22 Comments

Adobe Fireworks is the neglected cousin of Illustrator and Photoshop. For those who doubt the capabilities of Fireworks in creating vector, raster, and hybrid vector/raster digital artwork, have a gander at this collection of tutorials.

In this article, you will discover some great Fireworks tutorials that showcase the capability of this often ignored graphic design software.

1. Creating Fading Light Vectors in Fireworks

Creating Fading Light Vectors in Fireworks

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How to Create a Dark and Sleek Blog Design in Photoshop

Sep 7 2009 by Jan Cavan | 30 Comments

How to Create a Dark and Sleek Blog Design in Photoshop

In this web design tutorial, we’ll show you how to make an impressive dark-themed layout that you can use for blog designs. The design will feature "racecar enthusiast" elements such as carbon fiber and checkered flag textures and odometers.

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Announcement: CushyCMS Pro Winner

Sep 5 2009 by Jacob Gube | 11 Comments

Announcement: CushyCMS Pro Winner

Last week, CushyCMS and Six Revisions teamed up to hold a giveaway for a one-year subscription to CushyCMS Pro. Over a hundred participants shared their thoughts on the topic of Content Management Systems for a chance to win the prize. Today, we announce the winner of this giveaway.

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Free Social Media Icons for Designers – A Life in Pixels

Sep 4 2009 by Daniele Selvitella | 42 Comments

A Life in Pixels - Free Social Media Icons for Designers

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Create a Web Layout with 3D Elements using Photoshop

Sep 3 2009 by Richard Carpenter | 72 Comments

Create a Web Layout with 3D Elements using Photoshop

In this web design tutorial, you will discover a way to create a sleek and professional web page layout that incorporates the 3D Ribbon design trend, as well as some other captivating 3D elements, using  Photoshop.

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