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Thomas the blind bisexual goose to buried beside his male partner of 30 years in the greatest love story told

There has never been a greater love story than Thomas the bisexual goose.<p>He was so devoted to his partner Henry that the 40-year-old bird has been …

How to Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns

If you feel awkward using gender-neutral pronouns—or avoid them because you don’t know how to use them correctly—it’s time to get up to speed. …

Here’s a Simple Way to Use Photoshop’s Luminosity Masks & Bring out the Best in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Most Photoshop users have heard about the power of Luminosity Masks for bringing out the best in a photograph, yet some are afraid to try the …

Creating Isometric Illustrations—Made Simple with the Geometric Technique

Steps for Creating an Isometric Object in XY Surface<p>Open Photoshop and Create a new Document.<br>• Create a Square which has each side ≈400px wide using …

Graphics

Why Color Theory Matters for Bloggers (And how to use it) | Issue 05 | Design for Non-Designers

Think about the first time you come across a new website. What are your first impressions of that site? Is it powerful, reliable, and trustworthy? Is …

UI Design

Microsoft launches the Fluent Design System, its take on Google’s Material Design

At its Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft today announced Fluent Design, its design system for building user interfaces across devices. In many ways, the ideas behind Fluent resemble those of Google’s Material Design language. The main purpose here is to give developers access to a …

Material Design

The Designer’s Guide To Responsive Logos

<i>This article was contributed by Evan Brown.</i>In a chaotic time of brands revamping their logos, minimalism on the rise, responsiveness being the new …

Graphic Design

How to Color Grade Photos Using Only Solid Colors and Blend If

Eye Stocker published this simple 5-minute Photoshop video tutorial that shows how you can color grade any photo using only solid color adjustment …

Tutorials

Violence Against Gay People: Muslims Throw Accused Homosexuals Off Roof [VIDEO]

A video of Muslim men throwing accused homosexuals from a rooftop in Libya was posted to Twitter by a local journalist on Sunday. The act was done as …

Social Media

The UX Mistakes That Cost Companies Millions

My friend is a steel structure engineer – his company has been involved in putting up enormous structures, like the iconic Gherkin in London. If he …

Web Design
Graphic Design

Create your own 3D typeface

Creating any type of 3D art is tricky, but throw typography into the mix too and it can become all kinds of daunting. To get you started, designer …

How To Use Shadows And Blur Effects In Modern UI Design

When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who provide an excellent functionality. While …

UI Design

motion design | Abduzeedo

articles on<p>motion design<p>Motion Monday is our Motion Design Inspiration<p>Miroslav Dimitrov and eDesign Ltd. shared an awesome motion design post on …

Graphic Design

How to not utterly ruin your mobile app’s user interface

There’s no single universal formula for designing a great user interface (if you discover one, please let me know). But I <i>do</i> know some major mistakes …

Our Logo Trend Forecast for 2017 on logoinspirations.co

<b>Logo trends 2017</b> – As we begin to wander into 2017, who knows what logo design trends may lie ahead. Like clothes and hairstyles, logos have trends …

How to Blend 3 Bracketed Exposures for Greater Dynamic Range

Want to learn how to blend 3 bracketed exposures of the same scene to create a single photo with greater dynamic range? Here’s a great 17-minute …

Logotype vs Logomark

What’s the Difference?<p>In the field of logo design, you will find that most logos consist of lettering, often called a logotype design, and a symbol …

6 Responsive Web Design Mistakes

Responsive, Web Design<p>A+ A-<p>Email Print<p>http://www.fromdev.com/2014/11/responsive-web-design-mistakes.html<p>In this era of customization of services, it …

Illustration: Daily Renders: Dimensional UI

Daily Renders: Dimensional UI is an illustration, motion graphics and UI/UX project created and shared by Fyn Ng on his Behance profile. There's a …

Usability

Modeling Gender & Sex Without a False Middle

There have been many attempts to create a model that simplifies gender, sex, and sexuality enough to easily communicate important concepts without …

Transgender

This is, without a doubt, the coolest Sketch technique you’ll see all day.

Sketch Tutorials<p>Warning: More GIFs than the peanut butter aisle.<p>Yes, I pronounce it “Jiff”. Go away.<p><i>Huge shout out to</i> <i>Lloyd Humphreys</i> <i>for inspiring</i> …

Incredible new graphic design app now includes photorealistic rendering

Adobe has recently announced a partnership with computer graphics leaders Chaos Group to bring the beta desktop rendering app Project Felix to …

Graphic Design

Photo restoration and retouching

Photoshop Fix in action.<p>Photoshop Fix puts professional Photoshop editing tools in a friendly mobile interface so you can quickly repair or refine …

Photoshop Tutorial: Create Amazing Black and white Portrait in Photoshop (Lee Jeffries Style)

December 13, 2016, Adobe Photoshop Tutorials, 1,291 views<p>My Products<br>► Light Package : https://sellfy.com/p/DV6F/<br>________________<br>► Sky Overlays …

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

Digital Art

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

The Best And Worst Branding Of 2016

We revisit the highs, the lows, the most-Tweeted about. Here are our picks for the best and worst identity design this year.<p>It has never been harder to design a good visual identity. Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. …

Graphic Design

What not to do when designing a logo. Logo Design Help

What Not To Do<p>The top 10 design mistakes that will ruin any logo attempt<p>A look at things that will utterly ruin, destroy and wreck a potentially …