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Typography Inspiration Search Results You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllarge Discover Ads via The Deck MyHouseDeals.com is hiring a Web Applications Developer in Anywhere TYPO London 2011 After the event For attendees On our website Follow us on This is a significant moment for the profession of design. For the first time since the 1960s, human centered design is high on the agenda: issues such as accessibility, inclusivity and mobility are once more taking center stage.

25+ wonderful wedding websites Being in love is great. It’s often a crazy journey where you find out much about your partner and especially yourself. The beginnings of a relationship may be the most exciting, but once that’s all done, it’s time to take the big step; it’s time to get married! Marriage is often looked at as such a traditional thing. With the rise of the DIY bride and the modern bride, many of these traditions are being thrown out the window. Save the date and wedding announcements are often sent via mail. Hover.css - A collection of CSS3 powered hover effects All Hover.css effects make use of a single element (with the help of some pseudo-elements where necessary), are self contained so you can easily copy and paste them, and come in CSS, Sass, and LESS flavours. Many effects use CSS3 features such as transitions, transforms and animations. Old browsers that don't support these features may need some extra attention to be certain a fallback hover effect is still in place. Licenses Hover.css is made available under a free personal/open source or paid commercial licenses depending on your requirements. To compare licenses please visit the Ian Lunn Design Limited Store and purchase a commercial license.

How GE Uses Data Visualization to Tell Complex Stories - Gretchen Gavett - Our Editors GE, perhaps more than any other major company, is dedicated to the use of data visualization as a key part of its marketing and communications efforts. Stemming from our Insight Center on visualizing data, I spoke with Linda Boff, GE’s executive director of global brand marketing, about the benefits and challenges of this approach. An edited version of our conversation is below.

40 Super Smooth Fonts for Clean Web Design A few weeks ago, we have showed you some fresh and high class fonts. Sometimes, a web design should need a cleaner approach; it provides a clear presentation of content. Typography plays a major role in this type of design. But it needs a right selection of font for effective use of typographic element. If you are one of those who are struggling to find the right font for their clean designs, here are 40 of them that are both clean and beautiful.Museo Sans

Multichannel innovation: 15 brilliant examples from 2011 This Wednesday I'll be attending JUMP, our annual event dedicated to multichannel business. I'm inherently biased but the programme is truly fantastic. I expect to discover lots of new ideas and approaches to help improve the joined-up customer experience. As it's been a year since the last JUMP I thought I'd collate and share a few recent examples of innovative multichannel thinking. 20 tools to help you create responsive web designs Building responsive design has become a huge trend in the web design world. There is a good reason for that: responsive websites are much more relevant than fixed web designs in a time where a lot of internet traffic comes from mobile devices. In this article we take a look at some of the most useful tool to help you with the creation of responsive designs. Sketching / wireframing tools First things first, responsive design need to be well-thought or you’ll get much more work than you would have otherwise.

Image Tilt Effect How it works A normal image is replaced with layers of semi-transparent divisions of the same image. Every layer moves according to the configuration, creating a subtle motion effect. Hover over the grid images to see how the effect works: Options A normal image is replaced with layers of semi-transparent divisions of the same image. We’re witnessing the rise of the graph in big data GraphLab, a popular open source project dedicated to graph analysis and machine learning, is trying to capitalize on the excitement around graphs by spinning off a commercial entity, GraphLab Inc. GraphLab creator — and University of Washington machine learning professor — Carlos Guestrin will lead the new Seattle-based company, which has raised $6.75 million from Madrona Venture Group and NEA. Graph analysis is among the hottest techniques around for making sense of large datasets, primarily by determining how tightly different data points are related or how similar they are.

textorizer Textorizer allows you to make pictures formed with text. It is best described by the sample images below. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one. Excoffizer takes a picture and produces a vector rendition of the picture, made of parallel lines of varying thickness. It is inspired by Roger Excoffon's pictograms for the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics. The previous version of Textorizer came as a downloadable application.

Form Follows Function FFF is a collection of interactive experiences. Each experience has its own unique design and functionality. All the experiences are created in HTML5, the site works beautifully on both desktop and tablet. by soniadubois3 May 16

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