Favorites from the Feeds #08

Oct 24 2009 by Jacob Gube | 7 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 see tips on dealing with Internet Explorer, picking the right photo CMS (and creating a gallery with your Picasa album, and the usual stuff you see on FFF.

1. Showcase Of Web Design In Ireland

Showcase Of Web Design In Ireland

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Leaf’d: 10 Free High-Res Photoshop Leaf Brushes

Oct 23 2009 by Jacob Gube | 7 Comments

Leaf'd: 10 Free High-Res Photoshop Leaf Brushes

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Create a Clean Business Web Template Design in Photoshop

Oct 22 2009 by Andrei Patrascu | 26 Comments

Create a Clean Business Web Template Design in Photoshop

In this web design tutorial, you’ll see a method for creating a professional web design mockup that’s perfect for a modern business or e-commerce website. This tutorial assumes that you know the basics of Photoshop.

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35 Creative Twitter User Profile Designs

Oct 21 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 68 Comments

One of the most important aspects of attracting followers on Twitter, in addition to quality tweets, is your Twitter page profile design; it has to be creative and attractive to show that you take tweeting seriously. This collection of Twitter user profile designs follows up on an earlier showcase that we published called 50 Beautiful & Unique Twitter Profile Designs.

In this collection, you’ll find some of the great Twitter user profile designs out there.

1. @Doubleolee

@Doubleolee

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How to Create Remarkable 3D Text in Photoshop

Oct 20 2009 by Tyler Denis | 44 Comments

How to Create Remarkable 3D Text in Photoshop

In this quick and easy graphic design tutorial, you’ll discover a handy process for generating eye-grabbing three-dimensional typography with the help of Photoshop and some creative techniques.

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Beautiful Gradient Typography in Web Design

Oct 19 2009 by Jacob Gube | 16 Comments

Using color gradients as a type treatment is a very popular technique for creating captivating text in a web design. They’re used in many situations: for site logos, introductory text, visual elements, and more. But be cautious: the only thing that separates stylish and tacky is a few mistakes in your Photoshop settings.

If you’re looking for inspiration and great examples of gradient text treatments in web designs, here are a few to check out.

1. Bainbridge Studios

Bainbridge Studios

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7 Things Web Designers Hate Hearing from Clients

Oct 18 2009 by Kayla Knight | 140 Comments

7 Things Web Designers Hate Hearing from Clients

One of the most difficult aspects of being a web designer is dealing with clients that "just don’t get it". In this article, we’ll discuss seven things that often make the job of web designers difficult when dealing with unreasonable demands from clients. The goal in this article is not only to identify these common situations, but also to share with you some ways to avoid them and explain to your clients why their demands can’t or won’t be met.

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