Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #14
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.
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Below a collection of awesome articles and resources that we have found in the last week. We suggest you to bookmark and read them. Take your time, get inspired!
- written by Rype
- topics: Illustrator tutorial
In this tutorial Rype will show you how to create a simple retro type treatment. Even though its simple, it uses some powerful Illustrator features.
- written by Paulo Gabriel
- topics: Inspiration
We often get to watch great movies. It might not always have a good story telling there are some cool photography and much of those visuals come from great art concepts made by amazing artists like Peter Popken.
- written by An1ken
- topics: Photoshop tutorial
Today we will be looking at how to go about creating a image with a electrifying, capturing feel. I will show you how to use simple colors and basic Photoshop effects to create an intensifying image that will certainly make your friends jealous.
- written by Cerri Antonio
- topics: Photoshop and Illustrator
In today’s tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create elegant, glassy, 3D typography using Photoshop and Illustrator.
The Evolved User Experience: Using social media technologies to drive UX design and product strategy
- written by Alexander Negash
- topics: User Experience
In today’s fast-moving business market, a new product can fail as quickly as it was launched if, by the time it reaches the market, it’s either less useful and engaging, or isn’t innovative enough.
- written by Chris Coyier
- topics: markup, breadcrumbs
“…the HTML is not semantic. Coding a breadcrumb as an unordered list makes it seem like the items are on the same hierarchical level, like it’s a set of items in a row. The items in a breadcrumb are not, they represent a path, with each link being a ‘child’ of the last.”
- written by Sam Dunn
- topics: plugin jQuey, slideshow
Supersized has been one of the most popular posts on Build Internet since the original came out in February 2009. We thought it was time for an update.
- written by wix
- topics: designers vs developers, infographic
Let’s be honest. Being a web developer or a web designer doesn’t exactly give you an edge with the pretty girls (or guys) at your local pickup bar. If you were a part-time firefighter or investment banker, maybe.
- written by Sarah & Adrienne Kahn
- topics: web design, inspiration
One of the main goals of having a website, whether it be a portfolio website or a business website, is to declare your presence on the Web. There are thousands upon thousands of websites out there; it’s pretty well established that you are competing for your audience’s interest and attention. To this end, it’s important to make those few seconds count when making a first impression.
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