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OPTICAL ILLUSIONS and MOVIE POSTERS by Rowan Stocks Moore | News | Design | Arts | Tech | Entertainment | Latest News | The Skunk Pot Rowan Stocks Moore ( England ) is the creator of these nice Disney posters. The movie posters were made with a ‘smart eye‘ which allows for the optical illusions to pop out. It’s not so easy to see them all, ’cause some of the optical illusions are ‘hidden’. Take a look ! Learn how to make your own optical illusion Dont miss !

Tweet! A simple jQuery widget plugin to put Twitter on your site Conversion Central: 101 Tools to Convert Video, Music, Images, PDF and More Posted by nitzan on Wednesday, September 5th, 2007 Mega Tools There are lots of specialized tools out there, but sometimes you just need one good tool to get the job done. Zamzar: Zamzar does all sorts of conversions, ranging from documents and images to music and video. Media If you use an MP3 player, download movies, or even just rip CDs, there’s a good chance you’ve had to deal with the frustration of having a format that’s incompatible with your device or software. Audio Audacity: Audacity is a great tool that can be used to convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs. Video Koyote: This tool can covert FLV, DIVX, AVI and other formats to an iPod video format. Images Graphic designers, professional photographers, and point and shoot enthusiasts can all benefit from using these easy image conversion tools. Photo To Sketch: This program takes your photographs and converts them into black and white sketches or watercolor paintings. Documents Word Processing Excel PowerPoint Drafting

Color Rules of Thumb "I just wanted to send you a quick email on behalf of some of the children I volunteer with at the Family Nature Club here in Utah. We've been reviewing some resources on the Internet for our science projects and came across your page and found it extremely helpful! As a thank you, a couple of the kids wanted to send you back another page they found about eco-friendly wall painting that they thought you might want to add to your site because it could help you and your visitors as well They've actually been using it as much as your page to complete their project and thought it would be exciting to see it up on the same page as where they got the information from your site that helped them so much. I even offered Jenny, the student that presented it to me, extra credit if you wanted to help us! Color Schemes Monochromatic - One color. Top Top Spot Color

10 creative shopping bag designs Shopping bags is an item that pretty much every shop has to use. Strangely, most shops use simple logos or visuals on their bags and very few try to be creative with it. These ten examples should inspire you. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10. Adding Custom Google Maps to Your Website | Stiern Maps are often placed on a company website to help customers find their way there. For that, Google Maps is excellent. But wouldn’t it be nice to add your company logo, parking lots, train stations, etc. to the map, to help the customer even more? Before we start, check out what we are going to create: Now, here is an overview: Overview Google Maps API The Google Maps API allows you to embed maps directly into your website. Getting the Coordinates As I do not expect you to know the precise coordinates of your location, I will explain a very quick way Google has provided to do this. When you enter this in your address bar, you will see this: The coordinates of Apple's head quarter in Cupertino The first number is the status code, and 200 means that everything is okay. Adding the Map to Your Website There’s no need to hesitate – let’s add that map to your website! After the URL, you will notice sensor=false. Just below what we have just inserted, write the following: center specifies our center.

21 Fonts That Shouldn’t Be Free…But Are! | Union Room | Web Design Blog 21 Fonts That Shouldn’t Be Free…But Are! 13 July 2009 by Jordan Hall Using the right type in your designs, both in type and web, is vital to an attractive and successful design. With so many free fonts out there (Da Font currently has over 9000 fonts to choose from) it’s hard to wade through the varying levels of quality available. We’ve picked out some great fonts that shouldn’t be free, but are! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 21. Resources 50 Incredible Fonts for Professional Print & Web Design | Noupe 30 Fonts That All Designers Must Know & Own | Just Creative Design 37 FREE Must-Have Fonts | Francesco Mugnai 40 Free High Quality Hand Drawn Fonts | Hongkiat.com Thanks for reading, from Union Room Web Design. Back to Blog

untitled A Collection of Retro & Vintage Design Resources - Noupe Design Blog Jul 12 2011 As summer hits and gets underway, many are drawn back to those summer days of our youth. Memories of summer breaks filled with vacation from school, home, and many other places or responsibilities get us in a sort of retrospective mindset. It is with that theme in hand that we have compiled this bountiful resource post for our readers in a retro frame of mind. Designers dive right in to this collection that is positively overflowing with vintage styled design goodies just waiting to be added into your next design project. Photoshop Brushes Vintage Ornament & Handwriting Brushes 240 Retro Dynamic Brushes Retro Diagonals 80′s Kunfu Brushes Retro Flower Brushes 11 Sketchy Retro Photoshop Brushes Retro Abstract Circles UK Stamps Newspaper Ads From The 60s 14 High Resolution Assorted Maps Icons Smashing Retro Icon Set Retro Vector Icons Retro Candy: Free Icon Set Retro Toys: A Free Icon Set Textures Retro Wallpaper Textures 6 large retro textures Vintage Textures and Backgrounds Colored Vintage Paper

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NOTCOT.ORG Before & After magazine Responsive Measure: A jQuery plugin for responsive typography Responsive Measure is a simple script that allows you to pass in a selector (ideally the container where your primary content will go) which generates the ideal font size needed to produce the ideal measure for your text. It also has the ability to generate a resolution independent font-scale based on the ideal font-size. $(document).on('responsiveMeasureUpdated', function(e, data) { $('.giga').css('fontSize', data.fontRatios[9] + 'px'); $('h1').css('fontSize', data.fontRatios[8] + 'px'); $('h2').css('fontSize', data.fontRatios[7] + 'px'); $('h3').css('fontSize', data.fontRatios[6] + 'px'); $('p').css('fontSize', data.fontRatios[5] + 'px'); $('.sm').css('fontSize', data.fontRatios[4] + 'px'); }); Check out the examples to see the plugin in action.

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