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Posts from February, 2010

A Showcase of Beautiful Typography in Web Design

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We all know how important typography is. Choosing the right typeface(s), colors and, if necessary, applying the right type treatment can help tremendously in conveying your message to your audience. Most of the websites showcased today use large typography mostly in their headers, but also in other places such as sub-headings and other elements to draw attention to areas of importance. Let’s take a look at some of the best examples.

How to Code up a Web Design from PSD to HTML

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A couple of weeks back we went through the process of creating a gnarly snowboarding themed website design concept in Photoshop. The tutorial covered the process of designing our site concept from sketch to finished PSD design. Now, let’s take the design to the next step and code up a complete mockup in HTML and CSS, ensuring our code is semantic and standards compliant. We’ll then add some finishing touches with a spot of jQuery.

Tips for Designing Unique and Attractive Blog Posts

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Designers have began to inject increasing levels of creativity into their blog posts and articles, throwing out the traditional and generic style of blog posts in favour of a much more attractive layout that’s themed specifically to the content. Let’s take a look at some of the best examples, and see what makes them work so well.

Free Apple iPad Icon Set for Your Website Designs

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Just like the iPhone and other Apple products, there’s no doubt the new iPad will begin to appear in a range of website designs in the near future. I’ve been busy working on an iPad style icon pack for you to download for free use in your upcoming website or application designs, or to simply save in in your resources folder until the opportunity comes around! The pack includes the full size graphic, as well as 256px, 128px and 64px icons sizes.