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4 Invisible User Experiences you Never Knew About

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Top 50 Free Web UI Kits & Templates for 2017

As people who design and build for the web, we are pretty lucky that there’s such a wide range of other designers out there that can help us. Whether …

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

Big Hero 6 trailer shows adorable Disney spin on Marvel comic

When Disney bought Marvel Studios, they gained a huge backlog of intellectual properties and stories to mine. <i>The Avengers</i> and the various supporting live-action superhero flicks like <i>Ironman</i> and <i>Thor</i> were just the beginning, as we can see from this new trailer (below) for upcoming animated adventure,</i> …

Animation

Super Bowl Fans Are More Sophisticated Than the Typical Fantasy Football Player

Super Bowl fans may like their beer and nachos, but did you know they’re also interested in the finer things? With the big game coming up, ad tech …

Fantasy Football

Wallgram Turns Instagram Photos Into iPhone Wallpapers

If you’re anything like me, you’ll change your iPhone’s wallpaper on a regular basis to keep things fresh, but finding a good one isn’t always easy. At least that <i>was</i> the case — until Wallgram came along. Wallgram isn’t just another photo bank full of images; it uses Instagram photos uploaded by …

iOS

For Web Designers and Developers

Drool Over The 5-Inch iPhone Air With Edge-To-Edge Display [Gallery]

If Apple makes a larger iPhone this year — say, a 4.7-inch model — it’s unlikely that they will just phase out the 4-inch iPhone. Instead, they could take an approach similar to this year’s iPad Air and iPad mini: two functionally identical devices with different screen sizes.<p>So what would an …

Retina Display

6 Examples of Desktop Sites Synced with Mobile Devices

In the past few months we have seen some great examples of <b>desktop websites synced with mobile devices</b>. Many of them are games that use a smartphone …

For Web Designers and Developers

Beats Music streaming service launching on January 21 for $10 per month

Dr. Dre’s music streaming service is almost here. Beats Music, which will go up against the likes of Spotify, Rdio, Pandora and iTunes Radio, will launch on January 21.<p>Beats Music will cost $10 a month for all-you-can-eat music, just like its competitors. AT&T is also partnering with the service to …

15 Inspiring Videos for Web Designers

There is a recurring tendency among many web designers, developers, and agencies to get stuck in the occasional rut, become stagnant, and sometimes …

How To Create A Water Lily In Illustrator

If a document is already open and all set up, then you can load it into your Illustrator document by going to the swatches panel options menu, …

Illustration Curated: Plenty of Colors

Here are a few samples of stunning illustration and artworks with one nexus in common that can catch our attention better than anything else:</b> …

Email Marketing For Mobile App Creators

While this article isn’t heavy on coding and development, you’ll find an assortment of practical suggestions that you can apply to your projects. But …

The Anatomy of a Successful Responsive Website

Businesses must decide whether to build a native mobile apps or a responsive site for their digital presences. Should you invest in separate iOS and …

I love creative designs and unusual ideas

Innovative Geometric Tattoo Inspiration

In almost every craft there is a line or a limit where, whatever the discipline, be it finishing a musical instrument or decorating a cake, it …

Introduction To Photoshop Scripts

But first, we have to answer the obvious question.<p>Why Do We Need Scripts?<p>Why should we would learn to script if Photoshop already has pretty nice …

100 Greatest Free Fonts Collection for 2013

Do you remember our successful article <b>100 Greatest Free Fonts Collection for 2012</b>?<p>We're sure you often come back when you are working hard on a …

Drop Your Ego, Mr. Perfect Designer!

You’re embarking on your dream career: <b>web or graphic design</b>. So what might be your biggest obstacle along the way? Programming snafus? Difficulty …

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CSSmatic, the Great Visual CSS3 Tool

Today we present a useful tool for your CSS styles: CSSmatic makes it easier to code new features in CSS3 such as borders, shadows, textures or …

iOS 7 Beta 3 Tidbits: New App Download Animation, Thicker Fonts, Safari Improvements

Apple today released the third beta of iOS 7, which brings a number of improvements and bug fixes to the operating system. According to the release notes, double notifications have been resolved and AirPlay issues have also been fixed.<p>Several other minor enhancements have been bundled into the …

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Men's Fashion

I Hate ‘Multimedia’

Nothing in this profession irks me so much as the word “multimedia.” Not only is it linguistically confusing–“media” is itself already plural–in …

Ad of the Day: At the crucial moment, has Apple Inc. simply lost its voice? http://adweek.it/13UJDoU

A Look at How Geography Affects Shopping Habits

You might think that when it comes to shopping, everyone wants to get the lowest price and get the job done as fast as possible, right? Apparently …

Advertising Industry