Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #26
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 Chris Spooner
- topics: Photoshop
Follow this step by step photo manipulation tutorial where we’ll be using stock photos, textures and brushes to produce an intense design.
- written by Dan Mumford
- topics: Illustrator
This tutorial reveals how artist Dan Mumford creates a poster for a special show by the aggressive and spittle-flecked Watford punks Gallows, where the band played their debut album, Orchestra of Wolves, in its entirety. The poster was a take on the album’s front cover, which Dan designed back in 2006.
- written by Marcin Dziewulski
- topics: HTML/CSS
- written by David Ball
- topics: Usability
There are many things you can do to improve your error page, so here is a useful list you can look at.
- written by Nando Pappalardo
- topics: Usability
It’s the mania of those who tend to perfection and write the code with almost a maniacal accuracy, to see the green check mark that indicates that the code of the web page newly developed passed the validation control. But what does validating a code mean? And why is convenient validate the code?
- written by Nick Campbell
- topics: Design theory
Today’s lecture is from Nick Campbell of Greyscale Gorilla about the creative gap and how you can become better than most.
- written by the Storm team
- topics: Design inspiration
Mod style, great animation, and rational thinking come together in this piece written by Tim Minchin and animated by Dan C Turner.
- written by Hunch Blog
- topics: Mac/Pc
The infographic below, designed by the talented folks at Column Five Media, analises the difference/gap between Mac and Pc computers.
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