Posts from October, 2010

Create a Stylish Portfolio Site Design in Photoshop

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This first of a two part tutorial series will go through the process of building a simple and stylish portfolio website design. We’ll begin by designing the concept in Photoshop and fleshing out every little detail before cutting up the design and building it all into a working website next week.

Why My Plumber Would Make a Great Freelancer

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I recently had a whole new central heating system installed in our house. During the works I realised the similarities between our trades – Maybe not so much the physical labour, but the way in which we both deal with clients as single-man businesses. Whether you’re a freelance designer or a plumber, here’s a few tips on how to professionally run your business and result in happy clients at the end of every project.

30 Inspiring Examples of Texture Use in Web Design

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The use of texture is one of the important principles of good design, and the use of subtle textures is becoming more and more popular in the world of web design. These textures help give a tactile and realistic feel to the interface, which can help a website seem more familiar with things we come across in the real world. Here’s an inspirational showcase of 30 websites that have an excellent use of subtle texture in their design.