Announcement: Winner of Letterhead/Envelopes from UPrinting

Apr 30 2011 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Announcement: Winner of Letterhead/Envelopes from UPrinting

We recently hosted a giveaway for letterheads and envelopes from UPrinting, a popular and highly regarded online printing company. In this post, you’ll find out who won this excellent giveaway.

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Announcement: Winners of 1 TB Bandwidth from MaxCDN

Apr 30 2011 by Jacob Gube | 5 Comments

Announcement: Winners of 1 TB Bandwidth from MaxCDN

Recently, we held a giveaway for five accounts on MaxCDN (an excellent content delivery network service provider) loaded with 1 TB of bandwidth, ready to go. In this post, we announce the five lucky Six Revisions participants who won the giveaway.

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SocialMate: 28 Free Social Media Icons (Includes PSDs)

Apr 29 2011 by Rafi Md | 26 Comments

SocialMate: 28 Free Social Media Icons (Includes PSDs)

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How Cognitive Biases Shape User Experience

Apr 28 2011 by Jordan Julien | 11 Comments

How Cognitive Biases Shape User Experience

Everyone develops opinions regarding how things should look, how things should behave, and what things should be called. These cognitive biases make up the filter between what actually exists, and what we perceive to be true.

The field of experience design attempts to realize a user’s cognitive biases, or opinions, and rationalizes design decisions that make use of those biases.

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Giveaway: 10 Premium WordPress Themes from WPZOOM

Apr 27 2011 by Jacob Gube | 300 Comments

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In this giveaway, WPZOOM, providers of top quality Premium WordPress themes at amazing prices, is shelling out premium WordPress themes (worth $69) and giving it to 10 lucky Six Revisions readers. Continue reading to find out how you can win a WPZOOM premium theme.

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How to Use Your iPad for Real Design Work

Apr 26 2011 by Joshua Johnson | 24 Comments

How to Use Your iPad for Real Design Work

Designers have a love affair with Apple products that stretches back decades, but as Apple shifts their focus towards low-power devices that fit more towards a mainstream audience, are designers being left behind?

We all know that the iPad is fun — but is it a legitimate business tool for designers? We’ll take a look at a few tools that will help you use your iPad for professional-level design work.

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Usability Testing With Card Sorting

Apr 25 2011 by Kayla Knight | 13 Comments

Usability Testing With Card Sorting

Information architecture is a big component of web design. What order should elements go in? Is there a visual hierarchy that must be followed? What should go where? Is the current navigational structure the most efficient? These are just some questions that a designer faces.

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