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40 Fresh DIY Holiday Gifts for Every Single Person On Your List

This year, save yourself from the dreaded holiday shopping, by DIYing the very best gifts for everyone on your list -- friends and family. These ideas from Hometalk bloggers are some of the best ways to show your love this holiday season, so save your cash, and spend some time crafting DIY gifts!<p><b>1.</b> …

The Perfect Gifts For Someone Who Wants To Understand Racing

Why do people care about racing? Why do they get up at 3:00 a.m. to do it? Maybe you have that one friend who’d probably be into it if they knew more …

1000+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android UI Design

Beautiful pixel perfect <b>free vector icons</b> collection features 13 different <b>vector icon sets</b> with <b>1000+ icons</b> from different categories are available in</b> …

Graphic Design

What makes a good font and why we need new ones

Earlier this year, we told you about Monotype's free font Ryman Eco – the most sustainable font ever created. Using 33% less ink than a suite of …

How Much Does It Cost to Make a Custom Website?

In some ways, creating a website is a lot like building a house. There are endless options depending on what you need and want. Each and every website design project, like every house, is always different.<p>After 15 years in the website design and digital marketing industry, the question I most …

25 Clever DIY Projects for the Bedroom

If you want to improve your sleeping space but can't afford to spend a lot of money, or you just love a good project, check out this roundup of …

This 1939 Chart Explains How Color Affects Legibility

<i>Graphic Presentation</i> by Willard Cope Brinton is an early visual bible that explains everything from graphs and charts to choosing paper and proofreaders’ marks. One of the best infographics in the 526-page tome succinctly explains color visibility and, in effect, why some signs and logos work …

Ikea Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary

Not too long ago I completed an Ikea makeover that I absolutely loved! (See that awesome project here.) That makeover got my brain ticking… Let me …

Home Depot

Enough of this UX vs UI Design Bullsh*t

Instead focus on Product Thinking.<p>First off, yes, UX Design is not UI Design I agree. Although aren’t we doing ourselves a disservice if we’re …

8 Reasons Why I’m Glad I Switched to the Ionic Framework

I’ve been in the HTML5 mobile development scene for over 3 years now, and during that time I’ve dabbled in quite a few frameworks and used two …

Mobile Development

The Secret of the Apple’s New San Francisco Fonts

iOS 9 is now publicly released. It’s a subtle change but the system fonts of iOS 9 are now changed to the Apple’s new San Francisco fonts, replacing …

NASA’s 1975 Graphics Standards Manual to be Reissued

Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, the geniuses behind the reissue of the 1970 New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual, designed by …

Modern web layout with flexbox

Let me say this first: flexbox is easy. Whether it’s because of early-adoption issues, or because we’ve learned to think in terms of floats and …

Web Design

Big Flyer Templates Bundle for Adobe Photoshop

A great bundle with 82 well designed flyer templates for Adobe Photoshop.<p>Take a look at the large amount of stunning flyer templates for Adobe …

Here’s What We Learned From The Ig Nobel Awards

Silly lessons from some silly science<p>Eggs can be un-boiled, at least partially. Mammals all pee for the same length of time. Every language has a word for “huh?” CEOs of risk-taking firms tend to have lived through—but didn’t suffer from—natural disasters. Police in Bangkok can get extra pay for …

Narrow Room Decorating Tips

Does your home feature a long, narrow living room, kitchen, hallway, bedroom or some other space? There are some decorating tricks and tips that can …

6 Web Design Trends You Must Know for 2015 & 2016

Who can forget the GIFs of the ‘90s, or the more up-to-date focus on flat design?<p>Recently, we’ve seen a surge in popularity of responsive web design, …

What's new for designers, September 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of color resources, startup resources, educational tools, …

Web Design

Breaking the “Should Designers Code” Deadlock

The ‘designers should code’ vs ‘no designer should code’ continuum is a dead end. To mature as a profession, UX needs to start asking itself better …

10 Recent UI Design Concepts For Mobile Screens You MUST See

1WD is passionate about helping the community by sharing information and resources that will make you become a better web design professional. This …

Apps

30 Open Source HTML/CSS Projects from CodePen

I have always been a supporter of CodePen ever since I found the website. It is an online HTML/CSS/JS code editor where you can build ideas and test …

Inside the Rise and Fall of NASA's Beloved Worm Logo

One of graphic design’s most famous love triangle begins, as most graphic design stories do, with a request for proposal.<p>It was 1974, and Richard …

The Race To Prove 'Spooky' Quantum Connection May Have a Winner

Entanglement breakthrough could lead to unhackable Internet<p>Particles don’t obey the same rules as people. Poke a particle, and another one far away can instantly respond the touch -- without any messages passing through the space between, as if the two particles were one. “Entanglement” is what …

Quantum Mechanics

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

Web Design

Web design trends 2015-16: the long scroll

Swiping or spinning the mouse wheel, scrolling is lately becoming a strong contender to standard page-by-page navigation.<p>Practical uses in responsive …

Typographic Patterns In HTML Email Newsletter Design

With a sample group of 50, I’m not expecting statistical significance; I just wanted to identify some trends. By “average,” I am referring to the …

The ES6 Conundrum — SitePoint

<i>This article is part of a web dev series from Microsoft. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible.</i><p>ECMAScript6 or ES6 is the …