12 Free & High Quality Burnt Paper Textures

Jul 10, 2009

In this set, you’ll find 12 completely free, high-resolution, and large-scale paper textures that feature burn marks. They have a very liberal Creative Commons license so that you can use them in any manner you choose, whether it’s personal or commercial.

By JC Parmley

Daylite 3 + Daylite Touch Giveaway Results

Last week, Six Revisions and Marketcircle announced a giveaway of three packages of the Daylite 3 productivity suite bundled with the Daylite Touch. There were over 100 participants and it was a pleasure to read all of your responses! Without further ado, in this post, we announce the three lucky winners.

By Jacob Gube

Coding a Clean & Illustrative Web Design from Scratch

Jul 9, 2009

In this comprehensive and step-by-step web development tutorial, you will learn how to convert a Photoshop mockup of a professional web layout design that features an illustrative landscape header into a standards-compliant XHTML/CSS template.

By Richard Carpenter

14 Brilliant Tools for Evaluating Your Design’s Colors

Jul 8, 2009

In this article, you’ll read about excellent free tools for checking to see if the colors you are using are consistent with standard color contrast, brightness, readability, and accessibility best practices.

By Jacob Gube

How to Create a 3D Text Photo Manipulation

Jul 7, 2009

In this intermediate-level graphic design tutorial, you’ll learn how to realistically superimpose a beautiful three-dimensional text object onto a living room scene with the help of Illustrator and Photoshop.

By Tyler Denis

12 Excellent Social News Sites for Web Designers

Jul 6, 2009

This article features social news/bookmarking sites for web designers and developers. Whether you’re seeking tutorials, information on the latest trends and web technologies, or a design community that you can participate in, these are the websites to check out.

By Jacob Gube

All Modern Giveaway Results

Jul 5, 2009

Announcement of Revamp Your Workspace giveaway.

By Jacob Gube