Archive for January, 2010

January 29, 2010 4

How to Add a Stunning 3D Flash Image Slider to Your Site With CU3ER

By in Web Design

If you are a web developer or designer and are looking for a stunning 3D flash image slider for your site to impress your visitors at the first sight then, here is an effective flash component worth trying. To intrigue your further it sports 3D image transitions, horizontal and vertical cubing, auto play, description boxes and a lot more.

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January 28, 2010 Off

Why you should create free templates for open source CMSs

By in Web Design

One of the most heated debates within the web design community is on the subject of speculative – or spec – work. What happens is that a client seeking design work releases their proposal and invites interested parties to apply for the job by submitting a mock-up. Basically, it involves the designer working for free […]

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January 28, 2010 7

How to Plan for a Portfolio Redesign

By in Web Design

The ever so daunting redesign of one’s own portfolio can be the trickiest project to come by. Despite us knowing ourselves best, and knowing the goals we have in mind for our careers or business, we as designers have the most trouble with only one client: ourselves. Perhaps it’s the pressure of perfectionism, the ability […]

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January 25, 2010 15

Hail Photoshop

By in Photoshop

One of the most important instruments a web or graphic designer can have in his tool belt is Photoshop. Then again, it’s hard to find an average computer user who hasn’t heard of Photoshop or seen what it can do. (Take for example, my 65 year old father who types one finger at a time […]

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January 20, 2010 4

When to Say “No” to Web Design Clients

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While it may happen more with freelancers than with firm workers, the feast or famine style still exists. When we can’t find clients, we cannot pay the bills, and perhaps may not be in a position to pick and choose our type of work. No matter how desperate, though, there are a number of times […]

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January 19, 2010 13

Personal Blog Template

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If you are looking for an adorable design for your personal blog, MyTemplatez’s free Personal Blog template may be the right one for you. It has the appearance of an opened diary showing one’s thoughts and feelings. Not too long ago diaries were supposed to be kept from the public, but the innovation of blogs […]

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January 11, 2010 13

How to: Create Slick Designs with Detail

By in Web Design

Web design is about more than just making things look nice on screen — it’s about creating interfaces that are functional, easy to use, as well as aesthetically pleasing. There are a number of visual techniques that can be used in web design to create the correct hierarchy, tell the user where to click, and […]

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January 2, 2010 2

Happy New Year!

By in Random

Happy new year to all great web designers, programmers, artists and ALL MTB users! Enjoy the new year! Looking forward to adding high quality Free and  Premium templates this year!