Archive for April, 2010

April 27, 2010 Off

Resources for Designers Like You

By in Design

Designers today have a lot of tools at their disposal. All kinds of design resources exist to make the design process as efficient and smooth as possible. As with everything, there are both pros and cons to consider. But first, let’s go over what these resources are. There are dozens of resources that make today’s […]

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April 23, 2010 7

15 Useful WordPress Plugins to Manage Subscribers

By in Review

If you blog is based on WordPress, then following are some useful WordPress plugins to effectively manage your subscribers. These plugins help you with subscription management, email notifications, mailing lists and creating newsletters directly from your WordPress powered blog.

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April 20, 2010 3

What You Can Do to Stand Out as a Web Designer

By in Web Design

In the large pool of web designers today, it can be difficult to stand out and get noticed. A recent Ask FreelanceSwitch post spoke of one individual who wanted to break into the industry, but had no connections or references. I then asked myself, how does that apply to my own field of web design? […]

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April 19, 2010 4

How to Choose the Right Typeface

By in Design

It has often been said that the most important thing is not what you say, but how you say it. While this rings true in personal relationships, it certainly is true in the world of advertising and design as well. Marshall McLuhan famously said that “the medium is the message”, and even though he was […]

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April 16, 2010 7

5 Useful Typography Tools to Aid you Web Design

By in Web Design

Typography plays a key role in web designing and it has to chosen sensibly to meet the needs of overall design of a website. Beautiful typography can always enhance the website’s look and feel. Following are some useful typography tools and resources which help designers in styling their web content. These tools can be pretty […]

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April 15, 2010 5

5 Things a Modern Web Designer Must Know

By in Web Design

Sometimes we forget that web design is an incredibly new industry, only being a few decades old. With this comes fast changes in technology and the need to keep up. Constant learning is a must. In this post we’ll look over 5 things a modern designer needs to know in order to be a successful […]

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April 13, 2010 9

Layout – From Print to Web

By in Advertising, Design

I still remember sitting in class on the first day that we learned how to lay out a print ad. Most of us had no clue what we were doing, and were happy enough just to navigate a Mac properly. So when we learned how to do our first layout, we were overcome with a […]

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April 9, 2010 38

4 Useful PHP Tools for Image Manipulation and Graphs

By in Review, Web Design

PHP is one of the widely-used scripting languages that is especially suited for web development. PHP can be embedded into HTML and has got a broad range of applications. PHP has more than 20 million domains using it, where-in some of the major brand names include Facebook, WordPress etc., It’s huge community, comprehensive documentation and […]

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April 8, 2010 1

Unique Business Template

By in Review, Web Design

For businesses online, it is difficult to find the perfect web site design that complements your business but not too complex at the same time. Fortunately, MyTemplatez has a Unique Business template that has it all. The template is simple yet highly elegant, fit for large companies as well as with the small industries. It […]

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April 5, 2010 3

Graffiti Design – Art or Vandalism?

By in Random

Defining art is a difficult task. Who is to say what constitutes a good piece of art? It is a highly subjective matter with few guidelines to go by. Some people think of art as paintings of nature, people, or bowls of fruit. Others think art is anything that moves you. Between all the traditional […]

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