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50 Free UI and Web Design Wireframing Kits, Resources and Source Files

50 Free UI and Web Design Wireframing Kits, Resources and Source Files Advertisement Planning and communication are two key elements in the development of any successful website or application. And that is exactly what the wireframing process offers: a quick and simple method to plan the layout and a cost-effective, time-saving tool to easily communicate your ideas to others. A wireframe typically has the basic elements of a Web page: header, footer, sidebar, maybe even some generated content, which gives you, your clients and colleagues a simple visually oriented layout that illustrates what the structure of the website will be by the end of the project and that serves as the foundation for any future alterations. This article focuses on actual wireframing tools and standalone applications, as well as resources that you’ll need to build your own wireframe: wireframing kits, browser windows, form elements, grids, Mac OS X elements, mobile elements, which you’ll use in any typical graphics editor such as Photoshop or Illustrator.
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Railroad company logo design evolution Railroad company logo design evolution 100 logos from American and Canadian railroad companies The first North American railroads were built 50 years before the first logo was trademarked (Bass Brewery, 1876). Stationery was created by printers, not designers. That’s the reason why the images above – from three different companies – look so similar. They were made with existing wood type fonts and if you look closely you’ll notice they all use the same ‘stock image’ of a locomotive. The images below show the evolution after the first logo was trademarked.
The Ultimate Guide to Designing with Black Whether you're a student designer learning the tricks of the trade, a web designer looking to delve into the world of print or an accomplished designer looking to broaden their knowledge, there's always something to be learnt when it comes to designing for print. One of those areas is how to approach using blacks in your design and knowing how it will end up when it comes back from the printers. Read on for a few tips and techniques on how to create artwork containing black. Black is just black, right? In the world of web where you're designing for the screen black is black, zero amounts of Red Green and Blue. There are no hidden gremlins to catch you out (apart from those percentages of people with the brightness and contrast levels completely out of sync on their monitors!) The Ultimate Guide to Designing with Black
Baby Names Popularity - NameVoyager: Baby Name Wizard Graph of Most Popular Baby Names | The Baby Name Wizard
Persona Format - Fluid Project Wiki Fluid Persona Format This persona format was created to organize information in the Fluid Personas. The format chosen was based on the competitive analysis of many persona examples below. Page 1: Summary Page 2: More Details Comparative Analysis Persona Format - Fluid Project Wiki
We often get young designers asking us what we look for in a potential employee and what we would advise them to do to help them get into the design industry. Apart from attitude (obviously!) there is another major factor – their graphic design portfolio. This is essential for both experienced and new designers. The portfolio is a showcase of what an individual can do. How to create a graphic design portfolio How to create a graphic design portfolio
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Lorem Ipsum - All the facts - Lipsum generator

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged.
Applied Arts Mag Applied Arts Mag In Praise of the Easy Ask by Suzanne Pope If you're looking for advice on how to achieve consumer engagement, you could do worse than to study the history of the shopping mall and its inventor, Victor Gruen. Fleeing the Nazis in 1938, Gruen arrived in New York “with an architect’s degree, eight dollars and no English.” By the mid-1950s, he had designed America’s first shopping malls, pioneering those features that make a mall easy to enter, but difficult to leave.

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wordmark.it type a word in the field above and click "load fonts" button to start. The Process Choosing the ideal typeface for what you are trying to communicate can be frustrating with the available font browsing interfaces. Wordmark.it is designed to help with this font selection process by quickly displaying previews of any text with the fonts installed on your computer.

Computer Arts magazine | Inspiration, Technique, Great Design

Computer Arts magazine | Inspiration, Technique, Great Design Computer Arts is the magazine for people who believe design matters, and has been inspiring and informing graphic designers and illustrators since 1995. With both a deluxe print edition and a fully-interactive, bespoke iPad edition, Computer Arts brings you behind-the-scenes access to cutting-edge design projects, in-depth analysis and incisive opinions from the design world's thought leaders, plus the very best new work from the global design community. Whether it's a shift in creative thinking or a change to the business of design, you can rely on Computer Arts to bring you detailed analysis of the pivotal events.
Design Edge Canada, News, jobs and events for Canada's graphic design industry TORONTO—The Advertising & Design Club of Canada hosted its 63rd annual awards show Directions, and 405 awards were given out for exceptional work in advertising, graphic design, editorial design, and interactive media during the event in Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. The Scarlet Letter Awards are The ADCC’s highest honours, presented to Agency of the Year, Design Studio of the Year, Interactive Agency of the Year, and Production Company of the Year. Whereas the Directions awards celebrate individual achievements, the Scarlet Letter recognizes a company’s overall excellence as a collective. The awards waiting to be handed out at start of show
Graphic Design USA - graphic design news, trends, people, ideas and products from the design community. GDUSA Blog In This Issue Feature American Package Design Awards PACKAGING, POP + THE ENTIREINSTORE EXPERIENCE This annual competition is our fastest growing — entries rose more than 20 percent (again) this year — because it celebrates the power of design to promote the brand, communicate the value, convey essential information, and make the sale. VIEW THE WINNERS GALLERY NOW >