It’s no longer enough to be a web designer in this day and age. Thanks (or no thanks) to website builders that allow startups and business owners without any design experience to create a website by just dragging and dropping elements unto a page on their site, the need for a professional designer may not be as […]
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I've never come across anyone who doesn't appreciate a freebie. Even if it's a complimentary cookie after a $350 dinner, it still makes us happy. Well, at least those who can indulge in $350 dinner. Moreover, if the freebie in point can take you from being one of the web designers to the web designer clients would flock to because of the added perks then it's one helluva freebie deal! Here's a list of freebies that will make your life as a designer a little easier.
It’s every print designer’s dream to work on a project that involves special print effects. Varnishes, fluorescents, foils and embossing are just some examples of cool finishes that can be applied by industrial printing companies, but the added cost makes these projects quite a rarity. If you’re lucky enough to have an adventurous client, or […]
Last week I did an article on how to capture steam in food photography right in camera. You can’t always have hot boiling water in every shoot or have really hot food (or frankly, sometimes it is just easier to do in post), yet there are times when you need to have steam. This is when you’ll add the [...]
Ever noticed how movies have a very distinct look that gives off a cinematic look. The process of taking the footage and giving it a specific look is called Grading. There are a few ways to achieve that look and the team at the Photoshop Training Channel provides one of the best color grading primers I’ve seen [...]
You’ve probably heard the general rule: Serif for print, sans serif for screen. Is that really all there is to choosing a print typeface? Does it mean you can never use a sans serif in print, even if it would work really well? Let’s look at some of the subtleties of print typography, and how you can use them to maximum advantage in your design efforts. Looking for the best font faces for branding/logos? Click here. A bit of history…
Mega Menu is an effective menu solution for any WordPress website which needs complicated and content-rich menu navigation, especially eCommerce websites. Fortunately, we can use a plugin to create a mega menu for your website. Using WR Mega Menu Below, I will guide you through creating a mega menu by using a free WordPress plugin:...
It's just like that for your product, too: people rely on our products to work. Bugs erode trust, which in turn loses customers. So when we began updating Foundation, a responsive CSS framework, we wanted to ensure everything worked. Thoroughly. We know that many people rely on our software for their work, and maintaining that trust is paramount.
Downgraf Downgraf - Do you want to show or hide widgets on specific pages in WordPress? You can do this now. In this post we’ll let you know that how to show or hide widgets on specific pages without plugin. Now you can show or hide widgets on specific pages without using any plugin. This is tiny snippet […] How to Show or Hide Widgets on Specific Pages without Plugin Riz
Click Save, and name the .ACT file whatever you like. Save it to whatever location you want. Now open the Swatches panel by clicking Window | Swatches. Once the panel is open choose “Load Swatches” or “Replace Swatches” by clicking the arrow in the top right of the panel. Navigate to your new .ACT file to load the new swatches. You can also change your image back to RGB color at this point.
This first step in creating a coupon site is obviously getting your domain and web hosting. After you get your web hosting, install WordPress on it. Installing WordPress is also very simple as majority of the web hosting services like HostGator or BlueHost offer Cpanel which lets you install wordpress on your domain with just a few clicks, and also offers a live tutorial which guides you step by step and gives you a good introduction to cpanel. We can help you with our Free W
Creating a “Jump Loader” Animation with SVG and GSAP was written by Chris Gannon and published on Codrops.
I normally hangout at a local coffee shop editing photos because it’s easier for me to concentrate (plus free electricity and air condition… not always easy to find those in the Philippines). On my last visit I saw a person holding a cup of steaming hot coffee and thought of this article. This will be a 2 part [...]
Downgraf Downgraf - Like web design trends, the mobile trends have also become an ever fluctuating field. With evolving user behavior, users nowadays demand agile mobile experience. Thus, determining what to do and from where to begin can be a tricky question. While mobile designs include both websites and apps, there are several other aspects as well that […] A Worthy Guide for Creating Exquisite Mobile Web Design Addison Cohen
If you are planning to learn something new and interesting in 2015 about character modeling and rendering tutorials, you are on the right place. Today we have collected some very powerful tutorials that can be very helpful to make effects like which you see in the real