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Trianglify by @qrohlf

Trianglify by @qrohlf

tholman/intense-images What’s new for designers, May 2013 The May edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, jQuery plugins and JavaScript resources, educational resources, wireframing kits, image tools, Photoshop extensions, web development tools, coding resources, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a lot of designers and developers out there. As always, if we’ve missed something you think should have been included, please let us know in the comments. LayoutIt! LayoutIt! Flat UI Colors Building a flat UI? is a platform for quickly building web apps. Little Nimbus Little Nimbus offers robust web hosting plans starting at just $.99/month. Resemble.js Resemble.js is an HTML5 canvas and JavaScript app that analyzes and compares images. MixItUp MixItUp is a CSS3 and jQuery filtering and sorting plugin. Web Colour Data Userium WireKit Creative Market Photoshop Extension The Productivity Manifesto Froont Billy Madipsum Nanoc Ruhoh

D3.js - Data-Driven Documents Speckyboy Web Design Magazine - Web Design News, Resources & Inspiration lollytin beta 1.4 - A yummy HTML5 blockouterer! 40+ Beautiful Flat Web Designs for Your Inspiration For the last couple of months, flat web design has been really a huge topic on the Web. Up to now, it is steadily dominating the Web. From UI, to the latest portfolio update, icons and even the top web design blogs are now using flat web design, not to mention Microsoft, Android and just recently Apple is going flat too! So why are so many designers using this style? Flat design makes things free from distractions, eliminating heavy background images, swirls, grunge that makes everything cluttered. It’s very easy to navigate, since there are no more gradients, drop shadows, glows and bevels. Oh, and besides if you want something more than inspiration we have nice flat countdown timer video tutorial created specially for you! Okay, enough talking. Build Flat Responsive Website from Scratch – Complete Course Agency Blocklevel Nitrografix Conversionforge Madebyfibb Fhoke Pexelplant Playgroundinc Northbounddesign App Sumall Nextr Geckoboard Numbrs Triplagent Inky Kippt Publiq Product Winds Phone Fitbit Wistia Kinhr

graphisme par Geoffrey Dorne –Les 32 mythes de l'UX design Il y a des années, lorsque j’étais étudiant, beaucoup d’entre-nous voulaient créer leur petit atelier, se mettre en association de créatifs pour travailler sur de beaux projets culturels. Puis, petit à petit la tendance a été de devenir « Directeur Artistique » le fameux DA qui pense, crée et fait créer. Lorsque j’ai commencé à enseigner tous les étudiants voulaient donc devenir DA dans de grosses agences de com, de pub, etc. L’acronyme UX est maintenant énormément répandu sans forcément que l’on sache que ce que cela signifie. « L’expérience utilisateur » se détermine par sa méthodologie, qui trouve des centaines de définitions mais aussi qui flirte de près avec la psychologie cognitive. Ajoutons à cela que vous pouvez librement télécharger et imprimer toutes les affiches puisqu’elles sont intégralement disponibles en PDF Yeepee ! Ces articles peuvent aussi vous intéresser:

The best free graphic design software | Graphic design Not everyone has the cash to spend kitting themselves out with the most expensive graphic design software, particularly when starting a new business or embarking on a new career in design. There's no denying that paid-for creative software – like Adobe's fantastic Creative Cloud suite of applications – will always be better than a freebie. Exclusive offer: Save 15% on Adobe Creative Cloud now But for those who don't want to pay and have time to do the groundwork, there is some free graphic design software out there that will do the job well. To save you from doing said groundwork, we've compiled this list and divided it into five sections – use the drop-down menu above to navigate to the page you want. 01. Platform: Online, PC, Mac, Linux, ChromeOS Previously known as plain old Gravit, Gravit Designer is a full-featured vector design app suitable for all manner of jobs, from screen and icon designs through to presentations, illustration and animation. 02. 03. Platform: Web Browser 04.

Star Wars - Long Shadow Flat Design Icons on Behance Obviously, I'm a Star Wars fan, so I wanted to pay a tribute to something I really love. Being a copywriter, the Star Wars' universe that I was i… Read More Obviously, I'm a Star Wars fan, so I wanted to pay a tribute to something I really love. Being a copywriter, the Star Wars' universe that I was introduced to in my childhood has inspired me to create great and passionate stories that have the potential to capture the public's eye and heart.

Optical Adjustment – Logic vs. Designers - Marvel In my early days as a designer, I relied on Photoshop or CSS to tell me whether something was right or wrong. If Photoshop indicated that two shapes were aligned, then they were aligned. If two different shapes were the same size, then that was the case. If two colours had the same hex values, then they looked the same colour. This approach seemed logical, but it was an incorrect way of working. The calculations software makes are rational, but software cannot take into account the way humans perceive shape, colour, and size — that is to say the software cannot understand the context of an object in relation to other objects, in the context of an overall visual language, or how a human would perceive the object. The irrational mind of a human needs to decide whether something looks optically correct or not, because we can see and understand a context when a computer can’t. Let’s take a look at a small number of examples of this in action.