30 Creative And Eye-Catching Web Designer Portfolios This time I wanted to showcase and promote web design companies or web designers with extremely creative portfolios as well as own showcase sites. With Internet possibilities now many designers showcase their works on their online portfolios, I could never stop to list portfolios. There are tons more creative sites available, but I tried to select the best picks of my own choice. The Design Issue In this issue, our contributors cover a large range of topics around the impact that design has on our everyday lives and our futures. We have come a long way in understanding the role that design plays in our lives, but there’s a long road a head. We hope to inspire you to think of new ways that design can change your present and your future.
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 as at 15 November 2009 This list has been compiled from the contributions of 278 Learning Professionals worldwide, whose individual contributions you can read here Here is a presentation of the Top 100 Tools. Below you can see the full list with links to pages with more information about each of the tools. KEY F = Free, C= Commercial, W = Windows, M=Mac, S=Server, O = Online Cells shaded blue are new tools on the list this year Cells shaded green are tools returning to the list this year
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40 Minimalist Icon, Symbol & Pictogram Sets Minimalism is always a hot topic in web-design and there are many well-crafted minimalist websites and interfaces out there. While searching for some icons for a recent project I came across some great minimalist icon and symbol sets and thought I’d expand my search and share my findings here with you. Please note that some of those sets are not free and of course make sure you read the license before using them. Devine Icons ↓ 50 Useful Tools and Resources For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine Advertisement An effective, well-organized workflow is an important asset of professional web designers. The more useful and time-saving your tools are, the more time you can focus on important things, thus creating a foundation for timely good-quality results. The problem is that there are just way too many tools, services and resources out there, so it has become difficult to keep track on them and find those tiny little time-savers that will spare you headaches and save time in a long run. And this is where we come in. Back in old days, Smashing Magazine used to publish lists after lists, with plethora of links that covered different topics all somehow related to web design and development.