Archive for October, 2015

24 Stunningly Gorgeous Material Design Examples

@ 3:17 PM on October 30, 2015

This post includes live material design examples, concept material designs and a few material design apps. All in all, this is the ultimate inspiration post for designing web and mobile apps keeping material methodologies in mind.


I’m quite happy with Dropbox, but he has an interesting opinion. | I Dropped Dropbox and You Should, Too

@ 2:17 PM on October 30, 2015

As Dropbox has stayed mostly the same, Microsoft, Apple and Google now offer better pricing with more features. Why do you still use Dropbox?Tags: Dropbox

Disney Artists Go Hands-On With iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

@ 2:13 PM on October 30, 2015

Apple today sent a few iPad Pros over to Disney, where Disney animators were able to use them alongside the Apple Pencil to test out the iPad Pro’s drawing and sketching capabilities in a professional environment. 


Michael Bierut’s How To is a lesson in graphic design on how to avoid the obvious.

@ 1:18 PM on October 30, 2015

Graphic designers have a love/hate relationship with clichés (“love/hate relationship” being itself a cliché). In design school, we’re taught that the goal of design is to create something new. But not entirely new. A jar of spaghetti sauce should stand out from its competitors. But if it looks too different, say, like a can of motor oil, it will disorient shoppers and scare them away. Every graphic design solution, then, must navigate between comfort and cliché. Pentagram founder Alan Fletcher admired this “ability to stroke a cliché until it purrs like a metaphor.”

Exploring Photoshop: Mastering Curves [Video]

@ 1:12 PM on October 30, 2015

Master curves! Find out how to use the Curves panel in Photoshop to adjust tonality, make color corrections, produce creative effects, and more.Tags: Photoshop Photography

How to Combat Clickbait With Headlines That Make Sense

@ 12:38 PM on October 30, 2015

Suspicion of clickbait means you may not get clicks even if your post is legit. It’s like The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Your post may actually contain a wolf – but if no one ever clicks to find out, it doesn’t matter, does it? You’re ignored on principle.Ta…

25 Must-Have Free Infographic Sets

@ 12:36 PM on October 30, 2015

Here are 25 must-have free infographic sets you can download and add to your freebies collection. They will surely come in handy!Tags: Infographics Design Free Freebies

10 Things you Might not Know About Wunderlist

@ 12:24 PM on October 30, 2015

Sometimes though, it’s easy to forget that not everyone knows all the little tricks that make using Wunderlist even easier than it already is. We surveyed the office and came up with 10 of our favorite lesser-known Wunderlist features to share with you. Let’s get started!


6 of the Best Online Schools for Graphic Design

@ 12:17 PM on October 30, 2015

Long distance learning over the Internet can be just as beneficial as physical enrollment. But which schools are good? Here are some of the best online schools for graphic design in the US.

Need to Learn Regular Expressions? Check Out These Resources

@ 9:12 AM on October 30, 2015

You can learn more about regular expressions in various places: * The BBEdit or TextWrangler Help has extensive documentation on regular expressions. * gskinner’s RegExr provides a live testing field for regular expressions (requires Flash). * Beginning Regular Expressions book. * Mastering Regular Expressions book. * Regular Expressions Tutorial online resource.