JD Gargano

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12 Free Tools for Remote Developers and Designers

If you’re among the one in five people worldwide who frequently work remotely, then you know how important it is to have the right online tools and …

This Illustrator Pen tool trick will change your design life

Hand letterers! Do you find the process of digitising your curvaceous creations a time-consuming affair? Don't you wish there was a quicker way to …

Graphics

How the CMO of LegalZoom Led a Brand Shift

Leading the charge from an online documents company to a legal services company<p>I got the chance to talk with LegalZoom's CMO, Laura Goldberg, about her journey into the marketing world and what that meant for her. We focused on brand awareness, business challenges, and what is most relevant in 2017 …

HTML APIs: What They Are And How To Design A Good One

As JavaScript developers, we often forget that not everyone has the same knowledge as us. It’s called the curse of knowledge: When we’re an expert on …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

8 Tools for Visual Designers and Why You Should Be Using Them

Visual designers have a tough job. They frequently have to take written information and transform it into an aesthetically pleasing image, …

How to Create an Instagram Style for Your Business

Want your Instagram feed to reflect your brand? Looking for ways to create an Instagram presence people recognize? Attracting your target audience on …

Social Media

4 Steps to Launch Your Marketing Campaign on Instagram

Most of the social networks are now being saturated by companies so that they will be able to reach their target market. However, it is not too late …

Social Media

6 uses for vectors you might not have thought of

A vector is a special kind of graphic that’s made up of points, each with a defined X and Y coordinate. These points join paths to form shapes, and …

New digital advertising watchdog service led by former Microsoft and Cheezburger exec Scott Moore raises $2M

Scott Moore, a 20-year veteran of online publishing for the likes of Microsoft, Yahoo and Cheezburger, has found his next venture.<p>Ad Lightning scans …

Tips for Creative Effective Email Designs

Tips for Creative & Effective Email Designs<p>You can only stand out from the competition with your emails if you deliver high quality, super relevant …

Want Your Company to Be Noticed? Try Doing This

Tired of being overlooked by your competitors? Try leading with a content first approach.<p>Marketers nowadays lead with a content first approach. In fact, content is the core of most of the best brands' strategies. Technology has enabled companies of all sizes to leverage content as a means for …

The Minimalist Animation of ‘Archer’

Producer Neil Holman and art director Chad Hurd detail the limited but highly stylized animation techniques they wield to devastatingly hilarious …

Minimalism

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

Codes

The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

5 Alternatives to Drop-Down Hover Menus

Is the era of drop-down hover menus over? It might well be. This design pattern doesn’t work for today’s users. The concept is clunky and doesn’t …

UI Design

Tips for Designers Who Don’t Code

I hail from a design background and moved into front-end development some years ago. With responsive web design, the requirement of the designer is …

7 Psychology Secrets for Impactful Web Design

Using psychology in web design can give a site a substantial competitive advantage and help increase its user engagements. In brief, psychology in …

UI Design

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Graphic Design

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This pack includes 32 unique logo templates. Very easy to modify and use, perfect for creating logos, labels, badges, apparel, typography, websites, banners, stamps, stickers, t-shirts, etc.

Best Graphic Designers on Instagram You Need to Follow

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media hubs out there and we have a pretty good idea why. Remember the time you used to snap Polaroid …

Graphic Design

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Whether you’re a complete beginner or have tinkered around a bit with some code,The Complete Web Developer Course with Rails can turn you into a full-fledged, professional programmer in just 12 short weeks. With 160+ videos spanning more than 22 hours, you’ll learn all about popular languages such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Ruby on Rails and more! Start your programming career today for a mere $39 investment.<p>Watch more than 160 video courses in beautiful HD, as you prepare yourself for a …

30 Aesthetically Pleasing Color Combinations

A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output. Regardless if you’re making the perfect …

35 Stunning Logo Designs That Were Unfortunately Rejected

Just because you do awesome work does not mean that you’ll get one approval after another. Such is the reality of life, something that proves to be …

Graphic Design