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8 Ways to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

mobile websitesNow that mobile browsing is ever increasing in popularity, it is in your best interest to start optimizing your websites to better fit the mobile platform and its limitations. There are many easy ways to enhance you website for mobile browsing without hindering much of your website; we discuss eight popular ones that can make a huge impact on usability.

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Beautiful Logos

logo inspirationsthere’s no doubt you’d like to see some excellent examples for the best logo designers around for your own inspiration. Check the  cool logos collection and get inspiration.that will be very helpful for your next logo work,You must see this.

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Professional and Detailed Web Layout PSD Templates

Free PSDIt has become increasingly difficult to to find and to freely download high quality and creative PSD web templates, with more and more of the best resources opting for the premium membership route. And rightly so, every designer should get paid for there hard design work.

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Brilliant Adobe Photoshop CS5 Tutorials From 2010

photoshop TutorialsAdobe Photoshop CS5 is a new, but experienced kid on the block. With its new powerful features, it provides designers with a flexible tool for printing, making a video or designing for the Web.

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Marvellous CG Portraits of Girls

Digital PaintingComputer graphics (CG) art is capable of generating the most realistic and incredible effects which was once claimed utterly impossible. The extent to which CG can replicate human characteristics is simply breathtaking. With the power of CG art, one could easily mistake images for real life portraits.

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Funny & creative outdoor advert designs

Outdoor adsWith less space restrictions, outdoor advertisement has become a great stage for creative ideas to come to life. Getting noticed in a busy street or crowded hallway isn’t easy, but the reward of reaching millions of consumers has possessed marketers to come up with some amazing , creative, outdoor advertisements.

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Wedding Photography

Wedding photographyTo tell the story of one of the most memorable experiences of your life in a series of great photographs that you will love. With over 10 years of experience in professional photography, and many friends & weddings later, we feel we provide not only a comfortable and fun experience, but also exceptional value.

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Best Under Construction Pages

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Beautiful Image Styling Tutorials With CSS,jQuery

jqueryYou don’t have to always use Photoshop to style your images. Some cool effects can be achieved trough CSS, jQuery etc too and I strongly suggest you to continue reading to find out how to do it!

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Worldy Inspiration from Tourism Websites

TajIn this post, we’re showcasing some great official tourism websites from various countries and cities around the world.Most of them feature stunning photography and use typography and color that are reminiscent of the particular city or country.

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The Top 5 Qualities of Productive Creatives

creativityBy our lights, the notion of “creativity” can’t be separated from the skills required for creative execution. So our analysis of the characteristics crucial to creativity focuses particularly on the skills that facilitate putting ideas into action.

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Remarkable Typography Examples

TypographyTypography is the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs. Type glyphs are created and modified using a variety of illustration  techniques.

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First look: OmniFocus for iPad

omnifocusOmniFocus offers a way to create to-do lists on steroids. You can brainstorm out ideas, then start organizing and classifying them into separate projects, tasks, and “contexts”; contexts allow you to make tasks relevant to where and when you are working on things.

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Amazing & Brilliantly Designed Party Posters

PostersLets look at some of the most amazing and inspirational party poster designs. The idea behind these posters is so strong that these posters attract me to share with our readers. The use of typography and fonts, awesome textures and stunning graphics make these posters a good piece of artwork .

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Close Look at Visual Identities

logoVisual Identity is the visible elements of a brand, it expresses the values and ambitions of an organization, its business, and its characteristics. Here you take a close look at some really cool visual identities with a few snaps of the process on the making.

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Fresh and Cool Fonts for Designers

free fontsFinding the appropriate font for your design purpose is important. Simple designs can become extraordinary with the correct font choice. Though a wide variety of fonts are available to download online, there is always a demand for fresh varieties to express text or copy in a brand new way.

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Designing Awesome Brochures

design maniaA Brochure, also referred as a pamphlet, is an effective marketing tool either to showcase the product your business is going to throw in the market or to express your future projects and ideas. Brochures are also being used in huge amount by the non-profit organizations for collecting funds.

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Mind blowing Print Media Advertisements

design maniaNowadays we’re usually tired of advertisements, but there’s still some ads that make as smile. To create eye catching ads and get the first attention is not easy task. If your ad doesn’t convey the message what it is for, then it’s useless. To really stand out among others, the idea should be unique and out of box.

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Coca Cola – A bottle can be iconic

design maniaCoca Cola has been an example for good branding practices throughout the years because of it’s consistency over the years especially if you compare it to Pepsi. Coke’s bottle silhouette might be one of the most iconic symbols in the world next to the like of a Nike swoosh.

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How to Handle Information Overload

design maniaThe Internet holds a wealth of information on virtually any topic one could think of. With a simple search, you can gain access to knowledge about almost any subject out there. In fact, you can often get so much information returned that it’s a little intimidating even knowing where to start.

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Download 100+ Design & Software Icons

design maniaDownload Free Icons for your next design. Theses icons are design by Omer Cetin. A talented iconist and web designer from Izmir, Turkey. Omer Design design high quality icons, web interfaces and these icons are pretty good example of his brilliant work and he is offering free download under Creative Commons License.

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Will jailbreaking your iPhone void your warranty?

design maniaApple points to a knowledgebase article here, indicating how much instability you might expect after jailbreaking your iPhone. Of course, now that jailbreaking is legal, Apple can’t really go after anyone doing it, but that doesn’t mean they have to support your functionality habit, either.

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Amazing Eye-Popping Colorful Logos

Design maniaIn this showcase, we’ll have a look at some logos that are using multiple colors in their designs. If you’re designing a logo, adding a number of colors can make or break your design. These artists, for sure, have succeeded in making memorable and inspiring logos.

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Estimated reading time in web design

design maniaUsers don’t read (more than 18%). About 2 years ago Jakob Nielsen wrote an “Alertbox” titled How little do users read?. His research suggests that users will read only 18% of your content. Given that I spend a few minutes editing each sentence I write, that’s pretty deflating.

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Top 10 HDR Mistakes and How to Fix Them eBook Giveaway

design maniaif you want to learn details about how to fix HDR mistakes… you better learn from the best! :) And this is exactly why we will giveaway 3 Top 10 HDR Mistakes and How to Fix Them eBooks to our readers. To participate just leave a comment telling us the importance about learning with our own mistakes… and good luck.

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Designing Style Guidelines For Brands And Websites

design maniaEveryone has worked on a project that changed so much after it launched that they no longer wanted it in their portfolio. One way to help those who take over your projects is to produce a style guide. Edward Tufte once said: “Great design is not democratic; it comes from great designers. If the standard is lousy, then develop another standard.”

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Sexy Fashion Photography of Handbags & Purses

design maniaTime to share some stunning and sexy fashion photography with our readers. This time we specify the fashion with the handbags and purses. A Woman’s companion and a container for her accessories and many secrets, woman love these handbags and companies who sold these bags want to present the product with style and fashion to attract the customers

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Short Deadlines Make You Think Straight

design maniaChristoph Niemann  has an impressive knack for distilling complex concepts into images that are as striking as they are simple. His iconic illustrations – recognizable for their crisp execution and undeniable wit – regularly appear in the pages of the New Yorker, WIRED, and the New York Times Book Review.

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40 iPad tools, tips for designer

design maniaiPad tools, tips and tutorials in this review will help you to optimize your website for iPad. You’ll learn things to consider while developing iPad applications. It also provides links to iPad wireframe elements for easy prototyping both on paper and screen as well as GUI elements for design mockups of iPad apps.

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Showcase of Amazing Retro-Vintage Styled Web Interfaces

Want to design a web interface with retro or vintage look and need some inspiration? Have a look at this post because we compile for you some of the best and very well designed web interfaces and website designs with an old retro styled touch. The stunning use of  vintage look components, illustrations and backgrounds, these web interfaces will give you an excellent idea and inspiration if you want to design some good looking old styled sexy website.

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Demos Showing Advanced jQuery Effects

Since the introduction of the iPad, with its lack of the Flash Player, there’s an acceleration in the web development world to use alternative technologies to Flash, such as jQuery, Ajax and others.Here are 21 online demos that show the power of jQuery for creating advanced effects and interactivity that can rival Flash.

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How to be Insanely Productive and Still Keep Smiling

Do you want to be more productive? Maybe you do, but I’m sure you don’t want to feel stressed, overwhelmed, or unhappy – which happens to many super-productive people. But there is good news:You can be insanely productive – and still smell the freesias, savor a Pinot Noir, or enjoy a languid hug.

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iOS 4 and iPhone 3G

Do you have an iPhone 3G?  Have you updated it to iOS 4 yet? If the veins are popping out of your neck and your skin is turning green, you probably have. If your iPhone 3G hasn’t been updated to iOS 4 yet, then do your iPhone, yourself, and your sanity a favor: DON’T UPDATE YOUR iPHONE 3G TO iOS 4!

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