40+ Stylish and Trendy Icon Sets

Apr 19 2009 by Jacob Gube | 29 Comments

When you want to customize your desktop, one of the first things that’s got to go are your operating system’s default icons. There are quite a lot of free and very impressive icon sets out there for you to use, licensed for personal and/or commercial use.

This collection presents to you more than 40 unique, beautiful and free icon sets that you can download and install on your computer to liven up your computer desktop.

Exempli Gratia

Exempli Gratia

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30 Creative Illustrative Website Headers

Apr 18 2009 by Jacob Gube | 35 Comments

Using illustration in a web design can give it a captivating and impressive look. When used in a manner that compliments the theme, topic, and message of the site – it can be an effective way of creating a memorable impression upon users. When used in a prominent location – such as the website’s header – the designer ensures that his or her visitors will see the work of art right away.

In this showcase, you’ll see 30 beautiful website headers that use illustration for your design inspiration.

CARTONBLANC

CARTONBLANC

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SR Grunge: Free High Resolution Photoshop Grunge Brushes

Apr 17 2009 by Jacob Gube | 21 Comments

SR Grunge: Free High Resolution Grunge Brushes

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30 Exceptional CSS Navigation Techniques

Apr 16 2009 by Kawsar Ali | 103 Comments

We’ve seen innovative ways in which designers and developers have used CSS to innovate upon its shortcomings. Here, you’ll find some of the best ways to use CSS for your website navigation. You’ll find a variety of techniques that truly showcase the capabilities of CSS.

In this article, you will find a collection of excellent navigation techniques that use the CSS to provide users with an impressive interface.

1. The Menu menu

The Menu menu

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Announcement: SnobbySlice PSD to XHTML Winners

Apr 15 2009 by Jacob Gube | 5 Comments

Last week, SnobbySlice and Six Revisions asked you what you thought the best web design gallery was. There were over close to 200 participants, and today, we’re glad to announce the winners of the two SnobbySlice PSD to XHTML service worth $498 each.

Announcement: SnobbySlice PSD to XHTML Winners

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6 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Google Docs

Apr 14 2009 by Daniel Shain | 20 Comments

There are many services out on the web for online collaboration, but there’s no doubt that Google Docs is rapidly becoming one of the more popular brands. Google Docs is free, web based (i.e. cross platform), and quite simple to use. But that doesn’t mean it lacks features.

Whether you’re a regular user or have just been thinking about trying it out, here are the top 6 tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Google Docs.

1. Chatting in Google Docs

Chatting.

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Web Standardistas on Web Standards in Education

Apr 13 2009 by Chris Wallace | 14 Comments

Christopher Murphy and Nicklas Persson are designers and digital artists as well as lecturers in interactive design at the University of Ulster at Belfast. In addition, they co-authored the newly-released book HTML and CSS Web Standards Solutions: A Web Standardistas’ Approach. They are passionately and actively promoting web standards in education and through their own practice and are now commonly referred to as the Web Standardistas.

Web Standardistas on Web Standards in Education leading image.

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