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27 Set/10

Type as a Graphic Image: A Sometimes Ignored Art Tool

Type as a Graphic Image: A Sometimes Ignored Art Tool

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It is amazing that one of the least known, ignored, or easily under rated graphic design tools is, believe it or not, the font. That’s right, the font. Image credit. Type or typography is becoming a genuine art form within the graphics design world. Still, this incredible resource which lies on every computer geek’s fingertips is not always recognized. Even as graphic artists work night and day with type, it is...

8 Set/10

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Now Available with Default Hardware Acceleration, Menu Redesign [Updates]

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Now Available with Default Hardware Acceleration, Menu Redesign [Updates]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Windows/Mac/Linux: Firefox 4 Beta 5 is out tonight, and it firms up a few things that have been slowly taking shape in previous betas of the browser. Most significantly, it enables by default the (Windows-only) hardware acceleration that had been available through a deep settings switch previously. New to the build, however, are a robust audio API (demonstrated at YouTube), a return to two-column...

30 Ago/10

45 (Fresh) High Quality Photoshop PSD Files

45 (Fresh) High Quality Photoshop PSD Files

What’s great about .PSD files? For one, we can observe and learn how experts create awesome designs by exploring the different layers and techniques they use. Beginners can appreciate how different functions in Photoshop can affect their images, and hence gain an understanding of how to bring out their desired effects. What’s more, .PSD files allow us to experiment with several layers within the file itself, providing maximum customization for any curious user. If you can...




26 Ago/10

Freebie Release: Web Template in Photoshop PSD – Polo360

Freebie Release: Web Template in Photoshop PSD – Polo360

Once in a while, we collaborate with creative designers to giveaway free stuff to readers through hongkiat.com. We figured it benefits all parties – creators get the credit and some exposures, readers get to download them for free with no strings attached. Today, we are going to do the same thing again. Viv Singh of vivrocks.com has designed a high quality web template for us. It is available in Photoshop PSD format. All layers are open so you can do any chances you want. Named...

2 Ago/10

Real Time Web Analytics Services – Best of

Real Time Web Analytics Services – Best of

Almost every websites built these days are embedded with analytic tracking codes to monitor and record details of visitors to a certain level. If you are not using one, you are losing out a lot of information about your visitors. Google Analytics (GA) is probably the most commonly used services out there when it comes to web analytic services. But here’s one problem if GA – data are not quite real time. It is absolutely fine to have another real time analytic service tracking...

2 Ago/10

Real Time Web Analytics Services – Best of

Real Time Web Analytics Services – Best of

Almost every websites built these days are embedded with analytic tracking codes to monitor and record details of visitors to a certain level. If you are not using one, you are losing out a lot of information about your visitors. Google Analytics (GA) is probably the most commonly used services out there when it comes to web analytic services. But here’s one problem if GA – data are not quite real time. It is absolutely fine to have another real time analytic service tracking...

21 Lug/10

34 Awesome Products Geeks will Love

34 Awesome Products Geeks will Love

The true meaning of geek has changed significantly over time, and there is no longer a definitive definition. The word dork, nerd, dweeb, spod, and gimp have the same connotations as geek, but a lot of people choose to classify different meanings amongst these terms. Before, being described as a geek tends to be an insult. In fact in 1876, the meaning geek is a “fool“, then later became “a performer engaging in bizarre acts like biting the head off a live chicken.”...

19 Lug/10

20 Beautiful Examples of iPad Finger Painting

20 Beautiful Examples of iPad Finger Painting

Let’s be open-minded, finger painting is no longer just child’s play. There are numerous online artists including some friends of mine who are designers love to use their iPhone and iPad to draw pictures. Thanks to some apps like Brushes, these artistes can upload their masterpieces directly online to social networking sites like Deviant Art, Facebook or Flickr. They also created some awesome videos teaching you how you can do that too. Below are 20 Piece de Resistance...

13 Lug/10

Beautiful Examples of Bokeh Photography

Beautiful Examples of Bokeh Photography

The word ‘bokeh’ derives from the Japanese for ‘blur’ or ‘haze’, and in photography describes the effect found in out-of-focus regions of images. Different lens designs, aperture shapes and sizes, and various depths of field have profound effects on the type and extent of bokeh produced in a photograph. Bokeh happens in the areas of an image beyond the depth of focus; by playing with focus and lens, photographers can create some stunning images. This...

12 Lug/10

50 Hand Picked Beautiful Drupal 6 Themes

50 Hand Picked Beautiful Drupal 6 Themes

Drupal is a free and open source content management system (CMS). You can build a whole website using Drupal. You can create your own design (theme) for your website or you can download templates which are made for Drupal from the internet. There are hundreds of Drupal themes which you can find on the internet but not all of them are good looking. So, this time I have collected the 50 best looking Drupal 6 themes I have found. The newest version of Drupal is 7 but at the moment the most...

8 Lug/10

70 Beautiful Examples of Origami Paper Art

70 Beautiful Examples of Origami Paper Art

We’ve previously showcased some really cool paper sculpturing artwork; today we are going another type of artwork related to paper. Its something we are all familiar with – Origami. Origami is an art of paper folding, and paper cranes are probably what we’ll thought of when it comes to origami. Origami originates from Japan, and in Japanese, Ori means paper, and kami(gami) means folding. There are various types of Origami, respectively action, modular, wet-folding...

2 Lug/10

50 Absolutely Stunning 3D Street Art (Paintings)

50 Absolutely Stunning 3D Street Art (Paintings)

3d Street Art, often known as 3d chalk art is 2-dimensional artwork drawn on the street itself that gives you a 3-dimensional optical illusion from a certain perspective. It can be very breathtaking, realistic and at the same time captivating once you get the angle correct. And creating one is certainly though and challenging as you are creating a realistic 3d view out of a 2d painting. 3d street art are gaining much popularity these days. Notable brands are already taking advantage...

30 Giu/10

40 Cool and Creative Ambigram Designs

40 Cool and Creative Ambigram Designs

Have you ever seen a word and read the same word upside down? This is one form of an ambigram. An ambigram (from Latin: ambi both + gram = letter) is a word or words that can be read in more than one direction, where the word reads the same when upside down or turn over to form an entirely new word. The term “ambigram” was first used to mean “ambiguous anagram” by Judith E. Bagai, a former editor of The Enigma, the official organ of The National Puzzlers’...

29 Giu/10

Contest: Do Flash Contents Suck? Comment and Win

Contest: Do Flash Contents Suck? Comment and Win

Flash lovers and haters, we’d like to seek your opinion on Flash – Flash content and it’s future. Comment in and win yourself a 1-year subscription to BannerSnack – high quality flash banner maker, or simply just to voice your opinion. The video above is a comic strip created in Flash (with BannerSnack) about a debate on Flash between a designer and a programmer. To view this animated banner you need to have Flash Player 9 or newer installed and JavaScript...

28 Giu/10

Beginner’s Guide to SEO: Best Practices – Part 2/3

Beginner’s Guide to SEO: Best Practices – Part 2/3

In the first post in this series, Beginner’s Guide to Search Engine Optimization, Part I, we set the groundwork for developing our site and creating content. We thought about how to generally approach SEO and how to begin your keyword research. As a quick reminder it’s best to think of SEO as part of your marketing. Sometimes it will make sense to do something that doesn’t help your SEO efforts and perhaps even hurts them a bit, because it helps your overall marketing....

21 Giu/10

Beginner’s Guide to SEO: Best Practices – Part 1/3

Beginner’s Guide to SEO: Best Practices – Part 1/3

Search engine optimization is a complex subject, especially when you consider all the information and misinformation readily available online. Unfortunately it’s often hard to tell which is which. Does the latest tactic you’re reading about work? Does it work for all sites? Only some sites? Or is just another crackpot theory that sounds reasonable, but will never help to improve search traffic to your site? Let’s face it SEO can become very confusing. The good news...

18 Giu/10

How to Display Facebook Fan Count in Text

How to Display Facebook Fan Count in Text

Adding a Facebook Like Button on your website or blog is perhaps one of the easiest and most effective way to get more fans and earn more likes. If you have hundreds, thousand or perhaps tens of thousand of fans, it might be a good idea to publish a fan count. Fan count displays in numeric text total fans your Facebook page has, or rather, how many have liked your page. The technique is simple and very similar to displaying Google feedcount in text. The only difference is – we...

14 Giu/10

9 Essential Tips To Speed Up Windows 7

9 Essential Tips To Speed Up Windows 7

The Microsoft Windows 7 operating system has been designed for delivering better speeds than its predecessors. However, as time passes by, the laptop/PC might tend to get slower. This is not exactly the fault of the OS. As the matter of fact, it is a common problem faced by many operating systems. The major reasons for this are accumulation of junk in the system or a highly stuffed hard drive or running of too many unnecessary services and programs. Here we shared a few essential tips...

7 Giu/10

HTML5 Showcase: 48 Potential Flash-Killing Demos

HTML5 Showcase: 48 Potential Flash-Killing Demos

So you’ve heard all rumors about HTML5 would take over Adobe Flash. While most web community argues that it’s possible or not, you must be wandering what makes HTML5 so powerful that even giant company Apple wants to use it to replace Flash. That’s why this post exists, we’re not going to talk about what HTML5 can do, but show live demos of magical things that HTML5 can achieve with other language like JavaScript, so get ready to be inspired. Note: As HTML5 is...

4 Giu/10

Handling the Business Side of Design

Handling the Business Side of Design

One aspect of The American Dream is owning one’s own business. People fantasize about becoming their own boss rather than working for The Man while making their own hours and doing something they love. But just because you love design doesn’t mean you’d be a good business owner. On the flip side, just because you have an MFA and not an MBA doesn’t mean you can’t open up your own design company. Here are elements to consider when weighing the possibility...