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42 Free Online Magazines for Designers

42 Free Online Magazines for Designers
Art and design magazines are designers close companion. Not only it feeds us with latest trends and news in the design industry, it’s also a good source of inspiration, particularly useful for those who hit the design block frequently. Just in case you weren’t aware, there’s a huge pool of free design magazines on the net; we meant those softcopy magazines you can either browse online or download (.PDF, .SWF) for offline viewing. Not only they have high quality content, each issue released is also free. We thought that’s generous of these folks. Today we want to present you with N Free Magazines for Designers. More? Our Top Picks GizMag Weekly web magazine full of neat stuff. A List Apart It’s not really a ‘magazine’ since it don’t come in .PDF or any downloable format. Bak Magazine Artzmania Veer Catalog PDF Mags Nothing but lots of PDF magazines, for free. Destructed Magazine Art- and Designmagzine in .PDF format released quaterly with each issue deals with a unique topic. Magwerk Love Pics Komma

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Phantom - System for generic, decentralized, unstoppable internet anonymity The Phantom protocol is a system for decentralized anonymization of generic network traffic. It has been designed with the following main goals in mind: 1. Completely decentralized. - No critical or weak points to attack or put (il)legal pressure on. 10 Best Free Online Photo Editing Sites Design and Development Agency based in Palma de Mallorca - Ma-No Web Design and Development Modern cameras can make digital photography seem very easy, and even the most basic models will often produce crisp, clear photos. We generally use Adobe Photoshop or other graphics applications to make some photo effects or photo editing. But what if some of you dont have Adobe Photoshop or any other applications and you want to do photo editing? If your finances won't stretch that, though, don't worry, there are some excellent free tools around.

10 Best Graphic Design Magazines Graphic Design Magazine is one of the keys to success for the graphic designer. Graphic design magazine is not just providing information trends and news in design industry, but it can also serve as a reference or a source of inspiration. Some graphic design magazine that has been circulating more focused on graphic design and general inspiration that can help the designer. Most of them also gave several interviews with the designers, graphic designers, graphic design news, events, content and everything related to graphic design. Some form of a print magazine or general physical magazine, but there are a some of these magazines are published online, and of course free and can be downloaded in PDF form.

30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples Inspiration November 1, 2010 One of the things that identifies the image of a product is its packaging. Few elements like striking graphics, attractive colors, and unusual shapes are carefully thought of to come up with packaging design that catches the attention of the consumers. A packaging design is a critical component in marketing because it is the packaging that makes it stand from the rest when consumers choose a product from the shelf. We usually see the packaging first instead of an innovative product. This post presents the clever and innovative ideas of some of the company manufacturers around the world.

Code Magazine Issue 9 — Spring 2009 The cover:: Daniele De Baté. How to stop DNS leakage while using a VPN The DNS leakage problem explained Whenever you type a domain name, your Internet browser contacts a DNS server and makes a DNS Query. Most Virtual Private Network providers fail to mention that while your connexion is encrypted using a VPN there is a high chance that a DNS leak will occur and your ISP will still be able to see what you are doing over the internet. The problem occurs primarily when routers and computers are set to use automatic DHCP, this can force name lookups to bypass the name server supplied by the active VPN connection and instead use the one supplied by your ISP which allows them to see the websites you visit. DNS leak test If you want to check if you suffer from DNS leakage, connect to your usual VPN/proxy and visit

New Software Makes Digital Models From Photos Like Magic Digital image editing used to be a supremely complicated job that only highly-trained professionals could do well. Photoshop let just about anyone dabble in image editing, and a new program called 3-Sweep could do the same for 3D image manipulation. The program was created by a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University. 3-Sweep makes it possible for even the novice user to extract single objects from photographs and turn them into easily-manipulated 3D models. The BIGGEST ever list of design resources! - ProofHQ Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow. This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please! Graphic Design 1stwebdesigner Blog by Dainis Graveris in Latvia covering all things design and freelance.

ReubenMiller [image via designboom] Now that it's spring, there have been lots of around-the-house projects begging for attention. I've also been looking at a lot of fresh inspiration. Here's a collection of things I've been working on and cool things I thought you might enjoy seeing. I saw these awesome wine bottle illustrations by Lydia Nichols over at The Dieline.

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