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deGusto: A Premium Portfolio WordPress Theme by ThemeShift

By / Oct 13, 2009 / Premium

Today we are giving our premium members another awesome WordPress theme from ThemeShift. deGusto is a dark and elegant portfolio theme. It attractively combines your portfolio (web, photo, logo and other work) with your blog articles.

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13 Excellent Open Source Tools for Web Designers

By / Oct 12, 2009 / Tools

Open source applications and tools are a great alternative for web designers on a budget. Many open source tools have comparable features to the expensive applications, and are also free. This makes it possible possible for a web designer to have all the tools and applications needed to complete everyday tasks without even spending a…

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WDL Premium: Go Media Silhouette Vectors

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Expired Premium

Silhouettes is a large variety of various people, young and old, male and female, standing, jumping, sitting, flying, running, fighting, etc. Lots of variety here. Silhouettes are very popular because of they have no face or identity and thus can be used in any design that needs a figure or human.

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Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Tutorials

Faking aged, printed media has been massive since the ‘grunge’ style first became mainstream years ago. Textured work with a vintage feel is still very popular, but more recently it’s the ‘new retro’ style that’s captured the imagination. The general idea is to create a vision of the future… from the past.

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Most Used and Abused Web Design Trends of All Time

By / Oct 5, 2009 / Tips

The year is 1999. You’ve just watched the Matrix, and it’s blown your mind. You sit down in front of your computer to work on a web design and then create or download an animated Matrix background for your Geocities website. You’re so cool. Fast forward 10 years, and you say to yourself, yikes, what…

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11 Well Written Character Illustration Tutorials

By / Oct 2, 2009 / Tutorials

Adding characters and mascots to a web design is a great way to give a site personality and make it fun and memorable. Here are 11 well written tutorials that will teach you techniques for creating high quality character illustrations.

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33 Creative and Beautiful Logos

By / Oct 1, 2009 / Inspiration

Logo design, like any other design process, sometimes requires some inspiration to spark creativity. If you’re in need of some logo design inspiration, here is a collection of 33 creative and beautiful logos. These all have varying styles, but possess the same high quality.

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New Site Launch: Finest Tees

By / Sep 30, 2009 / Updates

We’re happy to announce the launch of Finest Tees, a gallery dedicated to showcasing the best t-shirt designs on the internet. We created this site to give t-shirt lovers a place to discover and discuss new shirts, and a place for t-shirt designers to get inspiration and promote their designs.

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WDL Premium: Grunge Heraldry Photoshop Brushes

By / Sep 29, 2009 / Premium

Here is a set of 12 high-res Ornate Grunge Photoshop brushes for you to use in your designs. They where a lot of fun to create. Basically I found some very cool public domain engravings and images, then edited, ropped, destroyed, and grunge-ified them. I’m hoping yall enjoy, and can get some nice use out…

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14 Best Online Typography Tools for Web Designers

By / Sep 28, 2009 / Tools

Since typography is one of the most challenging and important aspects of web design, it’s important to have useful tools that can make things easier. Here’s a list of tools that will be a big help in making your typography beautiful, and you won’t even have to leave your browser.