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Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe products are synonymous with the design and illustration world. They can, however, be expensive for designers, whether professional or not. …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

20 Design Rules You Should Never Break – Learn

<i>Just like with any profession or discipline, design comes with some rules.</i><p>While breaking design rules is allowed and even (in some circumstances) …

DIY: Make recycled candles for Candlemas Day

February 2nd has had special significance since ancient times: celebrated as Imbolc by the Celts, and more recently as Candlemas by Christians, it’s …

Groundhog Day

Make Your Own: Soy Candles

If you enjoy taking out of town guests to your local brewery, like we do, then you end up with the problem of a lot of extraneous glassware scattered …

The End of Creativity

The word “creativity” was made up less than a hundred years ago. It is time to stop using it.<p>People living in the twentieth century heard a lot of …

Creativity

Responsive typography and web design for beginners

The web design industry has catapulted in terms of progress over the past few years, and a lot can still be expected from the field at the current …

How to Create a Detailed Key Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed key illustration in Adobe Illustrator, with a romantic message …

How to Make an Aussie Meat Pie From Scratch, Part I

It's not as easy as you might think to find the ultimate Aussie meat pie recipe, and to then merge it with other flavors to match the taste of the Royal Sydney Easter Agricultural Show top prizewinning meat pie from Mick"s Bakery I had in Sydney.<p>That pie was soft, crunchy, peppery, yummy goodness …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Learning How To Batch Edit using Photoshop Elements

When mulling over what topic I would choose for my second Photoshop Elements tutorial as an Ambassador, I was torn between something with a "Wow!" …

How To Create Your Own Grunge Brushes In Photoshop CS5

Love grunge brushes and textures? Ever wanted to make your own Photoshop brush, or just have something in your collection that's unique to you? Then …

Graphics

Calculating the Cost to Make 1 kg Olive Oil

The International Olive Council (IOC), GEA Westfalia Separator Ibérica and the Spanish Association of Municipalities of Olivo (AEMO) presented …

40 Free Branding & Identity Mockup Templates to Download

20 Free Sans Serif Fonts for Designers | WebpageFX

Some well-known examples of sans serifs are Arial, Helvetica, and Franklin Gothic. But using run-of-the-mill sans serif fonts (such as the ones …

30 Extremely Minimalist Web Designs

I plan to write a follow-up to this post in a few weeks. Be sure to catch it by staying tuned on Twitter.

20 Amazing Free Handwritten Fonts for Your Designs

Among all the types of fonts existing today, handwritten fonts are one of the most useful and multipurpose. Depending on the task you have, you may …

20 examples of typographic logo designs

Your brand or company is well known through its logo. If the logo looks good enough then that surely leaves a better impression. Many companies …