Giveaway: 10 PhotoEQ Image Editing Software Licenses

Mar 23 2011 by Jacob Gube | 59 Comments

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We’ve teamed up with our friends at PhotoEQ, an easy-to-use and powerful image editing application, to hook up 10 lucky Six Revisions readers with software licenses for the app (worth $33). Continue reading to learn how you could win this giveaway.

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CSS Typography: Examples and Tools

Mar 22 2011 by Kayla Knight | 20 Comments

CSS Typography: Examples and Tools

In the previous part of this series, we discussed some techniques and best practices for CSS typography. Let’s now delve into the subject further by looking into some case studies, tools, as well as a showcase of excellent CSS typography on the web.

This is the third part of a three-part series of guides on CSS typography that will cover everything from basic syntax to best practices and tools related to CSS typography.

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Embracing and Using CSS3 Pragmatically

Mar 21 2011 by John Macpherson | 18 Comments

Embracing and Using CSS3 Pragmatically

Web design is an industry where things change very fast. Over the last year or two, CSS3 has taken web design potential to a new level. It’s not that many more features are available in this latest iteration of the CSS specifications, it’s that CSS3 makes it easier to work with things that typically involved more work, more technologies, and more software. For example, basic animation and dynamic image capabilities such as color gradients were previously only possible with JavaScript, Flash, and image editing software like Photoshop. Not anymore.

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Using Patterns and Textures in Web Design: 20 Great Examples

Mar 20 2011 by Waheed Akhtar | 18 Comments

The use of textures and patterns in web design has been popular for several years. Textures and patterns add strength and a sense of realism to a web design. There are many creative ways of using patterns and textures in your designs. In this collection, I will show you 20 excellent examples of web designs that use textures and patterns. I hope you like the collection and become inspired by it.

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Announcement: Winners of Postcards from Next Day Flyers

Mar 19 2011 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

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Recently, we hosted a giveaway for postcards from the wonderful folks at Next Day Flyers. In this post, we share with you the list of three winners of 100 postcards (with free shipping within the continental U.S.).

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Why IE9 is a Web Designer’s Nightmare

Mar 18 2011 by Alexander Dawson | 184 Comments

Why IE9 is a Web Designer's Nightmare

Web professionals have been getting pretty excited lately, and it’s no surprise why. The latest spawn of Microsoft’s browser, Internet Explorer 9, has just been released. Many people have been talking about the changes and whether the latest version is a solid step forward, or if it’s too little, too late.

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How Wannabe Designers Burden the Profession

Mar 17 2011 by Speider Schneider | 111 Comments

Wannabe Designers vs. Professional Designers

Thanks to Facebook, I get odd news and instant anxiety rather quickly. I’m sweating over my keyboard in an attempt to earn enough for my weekly meal and maybe one pill of my medication, when I notice on Facebook a status update that a graphic designer friend has "spent the afternoon riding a fabulous palomino horse, Milton Glaser".

I don’t mind so much except they try to talk to me at design events as if their opinion on the industry or my work and career counts more.

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