Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #1
Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It’s just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics. Enjoy it!
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Below a collection of awesome articles that we have found in the last week. We suggest you to bookmark and read them. Take your time, get inspired!
- written by Jacob Gube
- topics: css, roundup
Just how awesome is CSS3? Find out by checking out these 10 experiments and demos that push the capabilities of the specs.
- written by Cameron Chapman
- topics: web design, data tables
Tables have been part of HTML almost since HTML began. As the internet progressed and as people started doing more things online, designers started using tables to create multi-column website layouts. In this article a complete overview on the best practices to create well-don tables in your web projects.
- written by Mary Lou
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an extraordinary gallery with scrollable thumbnails that slide out from a navigation.
- written by Chris Spooner
- topics: web design, tutorial, photoshop
This tutorial starts with the Photoshop stage of the blog design process, and shows how the design and layout are created to form an initial concept from which the fully coded blog will be based on.
- written by Sebastiano Guerriero
- topics: tutorial, poster design, photoshop
Sebastiano demonstrates how to create a refreshing beer-themed poster design in Photoshop.
- written by Nikola Lazarevic
- topics: tutorial, retro, photoshop
Combine stock photos, triangle shapes and textures to create an awesome retro poster that takes inspiration from climbing expedition to Annapurna in 1970. By mixing up simple shapes with old and grungey textures you’ll create a retro poster design for “Annapurna 1970″.
- written by Jennifer Moline
- topics: tips, freelancing
Some useful tips and advices on how to promote your design business on the World Wide Web.
- written by Matt Ward
- topics: article, design
As designers, creativity is generally understood to be a big part of our industry. Often, people in this field are actually referred to as “creatives” and Matt has heard and been a part of discussions that label the design process as “doing the creative”. Obviously, there’s an important relationship, but the question that Matt want to consider in this article is: just how much of a role does creativity actually have in design?
- written by Paulo Canabarro
- topics: inspiration, design
Visual Identity is the visible elements of a brand, it expresses the values and ambitions of an organization, its business, and its characteristics. Here you take a close look at some really cool visual identities with a few snaps of the process on the making.
- written by Recave
- topics: inspiration, architecture
Focus on a big single-family house designed by architecture studio A-cero on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain.
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