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104 Free Fonts for Web Designers and Logo Artists It’s very essential for Designers to have an good understanding of typography and selection as the importance of typography in design can’t be neglected. The proper selection of typography can convert your normal design into very attractive piece of art. Among other things, effective typography manages to achieve three necessary objectives of web designing are Look, Appearance and Outcome which helps you to keep apart from normal wave. As we know that typography can be used as a way of mutual understanding between you and your users. Widgets “You are Here” indicator a way of indicating the current location (or view area) when looking at an overview map, site map, navigation bar, etc. The indicator can be as simple as a dot, a bounding rectangle, an arrow, or a hilited item. “You…

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The Evolution Of Icon Design From 1981-2013 December 4, 2013 • By Joe Howard • In Design With the GUI having now been around for over 40 years, today we are taking a look back in time at the evolution of an integral feature – the icon. Since the early 70’s, when bitmapped screens were first developed with GUI’s, the humble icon has come a long way. The following is a collection of icon design in OS’s through history. This is by no means, a complete list of all the icons in every OS between 1983-2013, however I have hand-picked designs that have the most significance and popularity in icon design. 1981 – Xerox Star

NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained Two factors opened the way for the rapid expansion of surveillance over the past decade: the fear of terrorism created by the 9/11 attacks and the digital revolution that led to an explosion in cell phone and internet use. But along with these technologies came an extension in the NSA’s reach few in the early 1990s could have imagined. Details that in the past might have remained private were suddenly there for the taking. Chris Soghoian Principal technologist, ACLU NSA is helped by the fact that much of the world’s communications traffic passes through the US or its close ally the UK – what the agencies refer to as “home-field advantage”.

65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free Freebie 65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free by Alex on Aug 9, 2012 • 9:43 am 17 Comments Data collection for usability research Taking notes in usability tests Anyone who has ever conducted a usability evaluation of a web site, software application, or consumer product, knows that human behaviour research often produces reams of data that can take significant time to analyse. To be productive, researchers must organize and reduce these data so that they can quickly perform their analysis and proceed with improving the product. People who are new to the field tend to take notes on paper or on a computer. Unfortunately, this approach can make data compilation cumbersome.

Designer's guide to DPI DPI or Dots Per Inch is a measure of spatial dot density initially used in print. It's the number of ink drops your printer can put in an inch . A smaller DPI yields a less-detailed image. This concept is applied to computer screens under the name PPI for Pixels Per Inch. Same principle: It counts the number of pixels your screen can display per inch. The name DPI is also used in screens.

Clever and Creative Bench Advertisements Creative uses of benches in advertising campaigns by various companies. Becherovka “Get Closer” Bench Becherovka is a traditional Czech liquor enjoyed my men and women. Long-term commucation stategy of Becherovka is captured is a slogan: Get closes.

(to everyone) i am glad also that everybody here enjoy those pearls & interesting shares too Philip by Mar 11

Hello there styphan. Hope all is well and you are enjoying the charm of the pearl (: by mshaddd Mar 8

hahah friends this thing is made in such way that unify us so everyone who likes a pearl is becoming connected to every other people who have already liked it :)) so im glad to be connected with people who share my interests :) namaste by skilld Mar 7

To duszka hello, my first message was for b.blaga who wrote something on a pearl of mine. obviously, when we put a pearl on something, it link all the pearls put on the same page. So when i respond to b.blaga, everyone see the same message on the smashing magazine pearl, I think... It is not publicity. If someone don't like a pearl, he just have to pass his way. Such message put the mess. I hope I helped others to understand... have a nice day. by stellanie Mar 4

Excuse me? Don't understand what's you mean. But if it is in response to sth I wrote to you then: I did not write anything. This thing is spamming us and I am very sorry for any inconveniance :) by duszka Mar 2

I am sorry. I did not write to you. I did not write toi anyone really. i think this thing is spamming us. by duszka Mar 2

I'm not. I think this thing is spamming us.This is literally my second time here and I am as new to this as you are :) by duszka Mar 2

I'm sorry, but I don't understand your language. Speak french or English, please. thanks. by stellanie Feb 21

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