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Turn Off Your Computer and Go Read a Book

By / Jan 12, 2009 / Resources

I know what you are saying. What do you want me to do? Turn off my computer? What? Yes! Turn it off and step away. Sometimes we need to disconnect from the internet and revert to a more basic technology: Books!

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Web Design Ledger in .net Magazine

By / Jan 8, 2009 / Updates

A few weeks ago I received an email from one of the staff members at .net magazine saying that they wanted to showcase WDL in their gallery section. I happily agreed. Yesterday I received word that the issue is now available.

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50 Most Extreme Free Grunge Fonts

By / Jan 6, 2009 / Freebies

Grunge style has been popular for a while now, and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. So if creating grunge style designs is your thing, then you are in luck. Here are 50 free grunge fonts that should fit almost any of your grungy typographic needs.

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Follow Web Design Ledger On Twitter

By / Jan 4, 2009 / Updates

For all of you Twitter users out there, you now have another way to stay up-to-date on the happenings of WDL. If you like what we’re doing here, please be sure to follow us! Updates will be coming soon.

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21 Best Icon Sets for Designing Web Apps

By / Jan 2, 2009 / Freebies

When designing a web application, it’s important to make sure the user interface is easy to use. Using icons along side navigation links is one key ingredient to achieving this.

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BannerSnack Premium Version Giveaway

By / Dec 29, 2008 / Freebies

We’ve just received three premium BannerSnack licenses to give away to our readers. In order to have a chance to win, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post.

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12 Blogs To Help Designers Learn Web Development

By / Dec 23, 2008 / Resources

It is rare to find a talented web designer that is just as proficient at web development. Obviously, one can be successful at specializing in design only, but a web designer can only benefit from having a better understanding of what is going on behind the scenes.

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33 Amazing Typography Posters and Illustrations

By / Dec 16, 2008 / Inspiration

Typography on the web can be limiting. That’s why it is a good idea to turn to other mediums for typography inspiration. Here is a showcase of some of the most amazing typography focused posters and illustrations.

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29 Most Useful Texture Packs of 2008

By / Dec 11, 2008 / Freebies

The trend of using texture in web design has been around for a while, but in 2008 it was taken to a new level. Not only were there many beautiful sites launched that made use of textures, but there were also lots of useful texture packs created.

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Gifts From Designers To You: Best Of 2008

By / Dec 8, 2008 / Freebies

Since this year is coming to a close, I wanted to take the time and look back at all of the giving that was done by the web design community. I’ve hand picked some of my favorite freebies from 2008.