Mega Collection Of Cheatsheets for Designers And Developers Cheatsheets and various quick reference guides are available for almost any type of software and language these days. Unfortunately they’re not always easy to find when you actually need them. This is why I decided to take some time to gather up as many as possible and share them with you here! Hopefully this can be a timesaver for you, along with teaching you a new trick or two. The resources have been divided into various categories to make them easier to find. Below are more than 100 cheat sheets and reference cards for the following topics: Take The Initiative and Create Your Own Projects - Smashing Magazine Advertisement During my last job with a large corporation, people started to get laid off. Many fellow creatives came to me, as they had no idea what they would do if they were let go. I had come to that small city from New York and my experience was varied and impressive to those who started their careers with this company. Their parents had hoped for their own children to work there and eventually retire in the same homey place. They were anchored in this town that held no other industries.
Free Virus Scan - Kaspersky Lab Free to download, to use and to update Quick scan for viruses and malware Full report on all threats found on your PC User-Friendly Interface Click the images below for larger view Understanding & Growing Your Creative Mind Pt. 1/3 This is a very difficult and abstract topic. Even though it’s one we know well, there is no question the core aspects of this concept are difficult to grasp. Creativity is a foundational and highly celebrated part of our reality and a critical factor of many modern-day careers, passions and hobbies. Many of us desire and celebrate this phenomenon, but the foundational aspects can be elusive.
The Importance of Copywriting in Web Design Designers often neglect to focus on both well-written copy and structuring a design so that it highlights the copy on the page. Today we’ll discuss why copywriting is so important, who needs to learn it, and how to create content-centric designs. Good Design, Bad Copy As designers, we rightfully spend our time focused on aesthetics. 30 Tips for Writing CSS CSS has given an unmatched flexibility to us for doing styles without lengthy coding. Now we don’t have to approach programmers for minor changes in our website. You just need a go through basics for the introductory knowledge in CSS and Hurray! Photoshop Tutorials from PhotoshopCAFE -free Photoshop training If you are wanting to learn Photoshop, then you have some to the right place. This is where you will find all our original tutorials written exclusively for PhotoshopCAFE. Rather than focus on abstract things, we focus on core principles and techniques that are practical and can be reused for your day to day work. All the tutorials listed on this page are completely free. You don't have to login or create an account to view them.
John Cleese on the 5 Factors to Make Your Life More Creative by Maria Popova “Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.” 250 Quick Web Design Tips (Part 1) As web professionals, we’re always looking for ways to improve our knowledge and skills. Tips, tricks and checklists are often one of the most underused yet potentially useful models of providing great, quick and easy to follow pieces of useful information. You may or may not know some of the tips below — and you may or may not agree with everything listed — but hopefully it will give you some ideas for your own sites or motivate you to create a checklist to help cover your bases. Perhaps a few items may even inspire you investigating a subject further, and that would be pretty awesome too. This is the first part of a 2-part series. In this first part, we will cover planning, content creation, and design elements.
Reimagining the Door Feb 12, 2014 Austrian artist Klemens Torggler is reimagining the door. His designs are based on rotating squares without the use of tracks. The door displayed in the video above (and images below) is entitled Evolution Door. 30 Free Photoshop Tutorials for Graphic Designers With the increasing demand for these effects, there are lots curious minds that are eager to learn these techniques. Since these techniques are very interesting with thrilling effects so the number of people who want to be a part of this process is enhancing day by day. That is why experts nowadays even teach these techniques online. There are lots of graphic design Photoshop tutorials on the internet through which one can easily learn about the techniques of graphic design or Photoshop. We all know the fact that magical effects can be done in images with Photoshop.
Idea Person’ 10 TIPS In an age where new ideas quickly becomes commodity, creativity is a must. It is creativity that continuously give us new ideas to keep us ahead in the competition. Regarding this, I recently found an interesting book: Thinkertoys by Michael Michalko. This book contains a lot of actionable ideas on how to become an idea person and get our creative juice flow. In chapter 2 of the book, Michalko gives us 10 tips to become an idea person which I find very useful and thought-provoking. In his words, these 10 tips are about “effective ways to pump your mind for ideas” which are also “exercises that will encourage you to behave like an idea person”.