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13 Sources of Material Design Inspiration In 2014 Google announced their release of the Material Design language. Their original goal was to address issues with app design for Android devices. The argument was that flat design did not translate well to smaller screens. The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps NEW YORK Staten Island. Atlas 159, 1885 BROOKLYN New York. Atlas 80. A Tribute To Clients From Hell I have worked with clients as a freelancer for years now, and like most of you, I have met many a client from hell. We have all had bad clients. Some are worse than others but we can all relate to the stories we hear because we know dat feel! Today we have some of the funniest, and most unfortunate examples of this client abuse that the freelancers of the world deal with on a daily basis. Whether you are a freelancer or not, you can definitely laugh (or cry) along with us as we go through these hilarious posters, tweets, and videos from all over the web. We have some hilarious excerpts from “Clients from Hell”, some fantastic artworks assembled by Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy over at Sharp Suits, and much much more – so kick back and relax and have some laughs.

All text symbols for Facebook ϡ (list) Beautify your statuses, comments, messages and your general texting life with symbols. Make your concepts stand out from the crowd by just one more way - looking charming. Symbols will empower your meaningful, mindful and tasteful ideas by further inspiring your audience with adorable forms of the world's most known and refined signs. Beautiful web type — the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory Among the numerous faults of those who pass their lives recklessly and without due reflexion, my good friend Liberalis, I should say that there is hardly any one so hurtful to society as this, that we neither know how to bestow or how to receive a benefit. It follows from this that benefits are badly invested, and become bad debts: in these cases it is too late to complain of their not being returned, for they were thrown away when we bestowed them. Nor need we wonder that while the greatest vices are common, none is more common than ingratitude: for this I see is brought about by various causes. The first of these is, that we do not choose worthy persons upon whom to bestow our bounty, but although when we are about to lend money we first make a careful enquiry into the means and habits of life of our debtor, and avoid sowing seed in a worn-out or unfruitful soil, yet without any discrimination we scatter our benefits at random rather than bestow them.

13 Photoshop Tutorials That Will Help You Boost Your Web Design Game In the past photoshop was not only a part of web design but perhaps the primary tool for it. Sites were designed by designers in Photoshop and then “sliced” and coded by developers for the web. While remnants of this method remain, the design and development community have adopted many new tools for web design, creating a larger “toolbox” of which Photoshop is just one option for a number of different tasks. An option that, make no mistake, is still incredibly useful. Revised Font Stack Serious efforts are being made to get more typeface choices on the web to enhance web typography. Still, most of us prefer web-safe fonts like: Verdana, Georgia, Times New Roman and Arial. Though choices are limited, yet the number can be increased by exploring other pre-installed fonts.

Chroot-ing in Windows – As Easy as A:, B:, C:… « Just Let It Flow Contents: Introduction Linux people who have to work in Windows are often talking about the basic tools it has which are absent from Microsoft’s product. While recent developments of Windows are slowly catching up with variously featured versions of whoami, ln (mklink) cat (copy con), grep (find), ps (tasklist, taskkill) and chmod (icacls), one app that’s so far evaded the conversion is chroot. Default Fonts Operating system defaults ↩ What fonts can you assume Windows users will have? Mac users? Free Stock Images: The Ultimate List of Stock Photos For Commercial Use I know your pain. You’re looking for free images for your website. You’ve looked far and wide for gorgeous, free images to use online, but keep running into cheesy pictures of people laughing at their salad. The good news is there are ton of different free and paid images for commercial use available online if you just know where to look.

awful client feedback In the spirit of Clients from Hell, several Irish creative companies joined forces on a series called “Sharp Suits”… Ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more took time out to dress up their favourite worst feedback from clients, transforming quotes that would normally give you a twitch, into a diverse collection of posters. As a non-designer, I think the popularity of mocking the people that keep designers employed is kind of petty and patronizing…but that doesn’t mean it isn’t funny. So…here are lots of the best examples. And there are even more at their site…

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