My Favorite Handwritten Fonts Tons of new websites are being created everyday and it is noticable that if you want to be unique and stand out from the crowd you need to find creative ways of using type, pictures and other design elements in any kind of work you produce. For that reason I would suggest you give a try on handwritten fonts. Handwritten type are the perfect choice if you want to add some charm and personal touch to your work. With appropriate and well thought-out use of white space, handwritten fonts do bring your designs style and elegance. Nevertheless, you should avoid excessive use of handwritten fonts in your work because it can at times be hard to read. I would not recommend you use them as the main or focal font, use them with a little bit of subtetly instead.
Joomla iPhone and iPad Templates Hi folks, It’s truly with a heavy heart that I type these words: I’m retiring both AdminPraise and TapTheme. As I’ve been hired as a fulltime employee for a few years now, I’ve slowly had less and less time for AdminPraise and TapTheme, and have chosen to focus only on Projectfork outside of my job. With all the work I did on the Joomla admin UX for Joomla 3.0, it really defeated the purposed of AdminPraise moving forward.
Create a Cool Ribbon Style Logo Graphic in Illustrator Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a cool ribbon style logo graphic with gradients and effects in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll create the graphic as a vector design to allow scalability as a logo and add flat and mono versions to keep the logo versatile. Usually a logo project would involve lots of research in order to develop a brand that reflects the company, but for this tutorial we’ll focus just on the practical task of building a cool looking graphic in Illustrator. The design we’ll be creating features a continuous ribbon style shape wrapping to form a spiral. View the final ribbon style logo design Open up Adobe Illustrator and draw a long thin rectangle on the artboard.
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The 35 Most Beautiful Websites in 2010 Today I present you with some amazing looking websites. In the ongoing struggle to build powerful online brands, people are becoming more creative every day. New artistic styles are emerging and web design as we know it is being transformed. The beautiful websites listed in this post are the perfect example of this concept. Take your time as you browse through these websites. Notice the structure, the creativity, and the outside-the-box approach to their designs.
Create a Retro Folded Text Effect in Illustrator (+ Source Files) In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a Retro Folded Text Effect using Adobe Illustrator and adding some final options in Adobe Photoshop to create a nice presentation which can be used for your portfolio. This text effect is simple and attractive and holds a vintage 50′s look with the type of font used. Resources: Final Result 1. In Adobe Illustrator, create a new documents that’s 600×600 pixels.
7 Tools to keep your Mac Healthy For the four years I’ve been using a Mac, I haven’t used a maintenance tool. All I’ve ever done was verify disk permissions, and maybe use Drive Genius to perform some optimisation. But even that was just something ‘extra’ and not necessary according to me. The real question is, can maintenance tools really help in getting your system speedy, healthy, and less prone to crashes? 80 Creative Logo Designs For Your Inspiration They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and that is definitely true when it come logo design. A well-thought logo design can effectively use a simple icon to leave a deep enough impression for the public. Most logos communicate ideas to people, for instance the kind of quality services a company can provide for its customers. A memorable logo is always a plus if one wants to ensure first-time visitors to their websites will return in future.
Oxford Picture Dictionary for Kids The Oxford Picture Dictionary for Kids Overview of Series The Oxford Picture Dictionary Content Areas for Kids The Oxford Picture Dictionary Content Areas for Kids is especially designed for young students who are learning English. This dictionary presents over 700 words in the context of colorful pictures that tell stories and that cover a broad spectrum of content from the K-2 curriculum, with topics that are interesting and relevant to children. The Dictionary can be used by itself or with its components as the core of an entire English language curriculum.
26 useful graphing solutions for web developers - Webdistortion Many a web application can be enhanced with a decent graph to show data. Unfortunately out of the programming languages / frameworks that we have available to us, none seem to be very forthcoming with decent graph components, and it is left up to third party solutions to provide the necessary. From my hunts around the web the following showcases some of the better options.