50 Useful and Educational Icon Design Tutorials

Icon design is an essential element in web and interface design. In this massive round up, you will find top notch Photoshop and Illustrator icon design tutorials that will show you how to make amazing and highly detailed icons.


9 Ways To Improve the SEO of Every Website You Design

One of the biggest challenges that online businesses face today is maintaining relevance in the eyes of the search engines, especially Google. With Google controlling more than 90% of the search traffic in the US alone, it’s not surprising that the most important goal of any web-based marketing strategy is to be number one in Google.


Folders: A Free Icon Set


Convincing Your Clients to Use Open Platforms

You might have heard this metaphor before in some form: "Dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants." It means that a person making something new can benefit from work that already exists, leveraging and understanding the labor of people who have done it before them. I found out that this saying is old, almost a thousand years old—Isaac Newton popularized it.


60 Beautiful Clean and Light Web Designs for Inspiration

To be unique and original, you need to have a good source of inspiration. You can get inspiration from music, family and friends, even other people’s work, to get a great design idea.

To help, we bring you this collection of light and clean websites, separated into different categories.


A Basic Look at Typography in Web Design

Typography is an integral part of design. Think of all the different uses of typography on the web, from large headlines and bold blocks of text to smaller-sized text in body copy, and you’ll soon realize that not only is it a crucial part of a web design, but that it’s a pure combination of art and science.


To celebrate their recent launch, VP Factory, the pioneer of “Video Players as a Service”, is giving away 10 Start subscriptions for 1 year. The subscription plan includes 1GB of space, 5GB of bandwidth, and 100,000 views per month.

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