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Web Design Trends in 2011 | Tips There is a thin line between design and development, and as we move into a new decade, this line is becoming extremely blurry. Is it enough to draw beautiful mock ups in Photoshop? Maybe 5 years ago. These days, the average internet user requires more.

Web Design Trends in 2011 | Tips

11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused 11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused This series is brought to you by the Intel AppUp℠ Developer Program, which provides developers with everything they need to create and then sell their applications to millions of Intel Atom™ processor-based devices. Learn more here. Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. Over the years, we've seen enough startups come and go (and rebrand and merge) to fill a volume with how and how not to develop and execute a logo for a web company. We've also picked up some knowledge about trends in this field.

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Trapcode - Blog An amazing track, an amazing video! James Murphy's (formerly LCD Soundsystem) fantastic remix of David Bowie's LOVE IS LOST gets a super-edgy, glitchy, introspective, just beautiful video directed by Barnaby Roper. The remix works partly as an homage to Steve Reich's "Clapping Music" and the video starts out with visuals of hands clapping laid out in different symmetric compositions. Both music and video can be observed in its move from analog to digital. Harry Martis ("denial of service") did some loveley CGI work, partly using Trapcode plug-ins in After Effects. Martis notes:
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The Best of 2009 in Flash Web Design - Flash Web Design and Desi Posted by Paulo P. on 12/29/2009 in Web Design | ∞ The year of 2009 has seen some of the most amazing changes in science society and technology ever seen. Although we have fortunately escaped epic disaster, I can’t remember a year with so many shifts in the way the world works. The Best of 2009 in Flash Web Design - Flash Web Design and Desi
40 High-Quality InDesign Tutorials - Web Design Blog –

40 High-Quality InDesign Tutorials - Web Design Blog –

Get the FlatPix UI Kit for only $7 - Learn More or Buy Now Adobe InDesign is a program used for creating print designs like album covers and books. A while back I wrote about some easy tutorials for beginners. But in this showcase I want to share 50 powerful InDesign tutorials which offer a whole lot more complicated solutions. The best part is that you don’t need to be an expert with InDesign to understand it all!

Universal principles of design Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. Because no one can be an expert on everything, designers have always had to scramble to find the information and know-how required to make a design workùuntil now. Universal Principles of Design is the first cross-disciplinary reference of design. Richly illustrated and easy to navigate, this book pairs clear explanations of the design concepts featured with visual examples of those concepts applied in practice. Universal principles of design
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Vista Window Effect Photoshop Tutorial Vista users are quite familiar with “Aero” Theme effects in the new Windows Operating System. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how you can recreate some of the Transparent Window Effects using Adobe Photoshop. I mentioned this effect in my “Pixel Popping Techniques Tutorial” a few days ago, so I thought it would be a good idea to go into a bit more detail for replicating the same design. You may also be interested in our photoshop tutorial that teaches you how to create the Windows Vista Aurora Look. The Vista Window at a Glance Before you try to design something, it’s almost always a good idea to examine the way something should look first. Vista Window Effect Photoshop Tutorial
When creating a website one of the most important things to get right is the layout, the UI – user interface as you would call it, is something that is crucial to conveying the information and point of your website. There are many kinds of website layout designs. However the main point of a website is to convey understanding to the user. The Use of Grids in Website Design The Use of Grids in Website Design
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This arti­cle is for web design­ers and front-end web devel­op­ers who are inter­ested in grid-based lay­out sys­tems but are at a loss on how to decipher them. 04.Mar.2012 A PDF writ­ten by Andrew Maher to help you design grids and to give you the resources to delve fur­ther into the grid world. Mark Boul­ton pulls together some of his thoughts and con­cerns regard­ing CSS grids and how they could (or, maybe, should) be created. A fold­ing grid for responsive design. An HTML5 & CSS3 devel­op­ment kit that pro­vides a solid foun­da­tion to quickly design web­sites with ease. The Grid System

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18 Dos and Don’ts Of Usability On The Web | Spyre Studios Are you a web designer or do you run a website? Good, because this article is for you. If you’re designing websites for a living or running your business online, there are 18 tips in this article that you should definitely read and remember.
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Drop-shadows and gradients are two of the most common design elements on the web. You’ll find them accompanying many different styles. They’re handy effects for web designers because they’re attractive, useful and easy to create with any graphics program. But they have a dark side: they’re frequently abused. Using amateurish drop-shadows or gradients is almost as bad as affixing a scarlet letter to your shirt to let the world know you’re a beginner or a hack. Drop-Shadows and Gradients: Be Consistent in Your Visual Metapho