Shawn McTigue

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Free PSD Icons: 450+ Icons for Designers

New <b>free PSD icons</b> for UI design, perfect for web and app design. Highest quality icon sets with 450+ <b>free icons</b> available in Sketch, AI, SVG, EPS, PNG …

Graphic Design

10 tips on prototyping UIs with Sketch

Since it was purpose-built for web and mobile design, it’s no surprise that Sketch is one of the fastest and most versatile tools for designing …

20 New Free Fonts For Designers

Fresh unique and <b>best free fonts</b> for designers. New super fonts are available for commercial use and perfect for Headlines, Headings and graphic …

Typography

How Paul Rand Pioneered The Era Of Design-Led Business

The graphic design legend convinced businesses to put design first. Here’s how.<p>We live in an era that acknowledges the business value of good design. Research proves it. But it wasn’t always so. <i>Everything is Design: The Work of Paul Rand</i>, a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, reveals …

Free ebook on interaction design to download today

This free book is available to download today<p>Want to know what interaction design (aka IxD) is? Or how to get better at it?<p>Listed as a top 10 design …

Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

For his projects <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of …

10 Best HTML & CSS Frameworks For Web Designers

Using HTML & CSS Frameworks you can easily accelerate your web design and web development works. Good front-end design frameworks allow you to use …

Six maxims for structuring a legally sound startup

Starting a business is challenging, especially for new entrepreneurs. But a few simple maxims can help any startup set down legally sound foundations to support future growth.<p><b>1. Know your responsibilities.</b> Before starting a new venture, entrepreneurs should ascertain their duties to current and …

The Ikea For Entrepreneurs: 1,000+ Handpicked Apps To Help Build Your Business Overnight

This week I am writing about 5 companies that I expect to see making waves this year on the London start-up scene. Right now, London is the most popular destination in Europe for Tech founders. Favourable tax breaks, state of the art facilities, enthusiastic government support and an increasingly …

Entrepreneurship

Easing Into Entrepreneurship: Starting Something on the Side | Inc.com

<i>This is for all the</i> Inc. <b></b><i>readers who are employed by someone else and have at least toyed with the idea of starting a business of their own.</i><p>I can write until the cows come home that becoming an entrepreneur is less scary than you think, if you go about starting a company as the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

VirtualBox

The Best And Worst Branding Of 2014

Plus: The year’s top essays and stories on branding<p>Great branding is more than a logo. It’s more than a list of acceptable fonts, too, or even some 100-page PDF containing everything from measurements on proper margins to deep verb-subject-adjective explorations on writing the proper “voice.” Great …

How to Become a Designer Without Going to Design School

I got my job as a designer without going to design school.<p>I wanted to change careers and become a designer, but I didn’t have four years and $100,000 …

Graphic Design

The Best Programming Languages Every Beginner Should Learn

But, as is the case with any new skill, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are a few steps you should take early on and programming languages that are best-suited for beginners.<p>"Drag and drop" programming is a basic technique that allows you to build code by dragging and dropping …

What I'd Do Differently If I Was Learning To Code Today

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I’ve been learning to build iOS apps in Objective-C for the past few months and I’m finally starting to really get my head around it. It’s been a lot harder and taken a lot longer than I expected.<p>I often get stuck, get frustrated, and spend many more …

Along the Branding Trail: New Era, K-Swiss and ICNY Discuss the Importance of and Approach to Branding

Branding has in many ways become one of the most challenging yet intrinsically important parts of<p>Branding has in many ways become one of the most challenging yet intrinsically important parts of building a brand. It comprises of a myriad of different elements that ultimately work synergistically to …

Free Vector Graphics and Infographic Vector Designs | Vector Graphics

Free <b>infographic design elements</b>, vector graphics, abstract backgrounds and free vector icons to design modern and more visualized infographic. New …

The 29 Modern Classics Every Gentleman Needs To Read

The modern gentleman knows more about the world than what he sees around him, or what he's experienced.<p>That means the modern gentleman reads books — he collects knowledge. And he doesn't stop at the classics— he's also caught up with today's greatest literary works.<p>We've put together a list of …

7 Questions For Logo Design Legend Ivan Chermayeff

The 82-year-old designer of logos for everyone, from NBC to MoMA, on difficult clients, graphic design’s boom, and his fear of painting<p>If you’ve ever watched Showtime or NBC, visited the Museum of Modern Art or the Smithsonian, read <i>National Geographic</i> or a Harper Collins book, or shopped at Barneys …

Positive Mental Attitude (PMA)

We have already posted some work from Joan Quiros but we feel never too often to share artwork that inspires us. The whole premise behind Abduzeedo …

Ten ways small business owners can improve their financial literacy

As a small business owner, a deep understanding of your company's financial situation drastically improves your chance of long-term success. When you know exactly where you stand in terms of your financials, you can plan for the future and avoid common financial management pitfalls.<p>Unfortunately, …

An Essential Guide Of Habits That Foster Productivity And Focus

Single-tasking, walks around the office, leisure reading–some of these are fun, others a little more painful, but they’re all so simple.<p>“I don’t have time,” “I couldn’t possibly do that this week ,” “I’m so busy.” How many times have you said something along these lines this week alone?<p>Do you …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …