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Britain’s 10 unmissable stops

Few places pack so much variety into such a tiny space as Britain. The cities tempt with top-class shops and restaurants, and some of the world’s finest museums, while cutting-edge clubs and world-famous theatres provide endless nights to remember. Next day, you’re deep in the countryside, high in …

Do Designers Need to Go to College?

Formal design education can be an incredibly valuable experience but it doesn’t always make sense for your career or your wallet. This is especially …

Ustwo’s chief pixel-perfectionist reveals the best way to design phone and tablet

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Prototype

If you are a designer in this day and age you are probably designing for handheld devices like smartphones and tablets. We live in a polarizing world …

Mastering Photoshop Techniques: Layer Styles

Download the source files (.zip, 1.6 Mb).<p>The Bump Map Effect<p>“Wait, what?” you exclaim, “There’s no bump map effect in the Layer Styles menu!” That’s …

Man of Steel Official Nokia Exclusive Trailer

Superman returns to the screen later this summer in Man of Steel, a reboot of the franchise that<p>Superman returns to the screen later this summer in <i>Man of Steel</i>, a reboot of the franchise that stars Henry Cavill as the new Clark Kent. Produced by Christopher Nolan, certainly no stranger to success …

Colourise a black and white photo in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll walk through a quick and easy way to colourise a black and white image using the Color Balance tool. For each colour that you …

How to Combine Several Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

<b>Topic:</b> Adobe Illustrator <b><br>Difficulty:</b> beginner <b><br>Estimated completion time:</b> 15 minutes<p>In this tutorial we will deal with some combination of gradient …

Create a Quick and Easy 3D Type Effect

Clean and modern 3D type is a cool effect, and it’s surprisingly quick and easy to create. With the combination of Photoshop and Illustrator, this …

Display | The NASA Design Program | Features

It was October, 1974 – my partner Bruce Blackburn and I were headed to Washington, DC for our initial design presentation to NASA Administrators. The …

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Create Photoshop smoke brushes | Advanced Photoshop - Free Photoshop Tutorials & Online Resources

Ever wanted to make your own smoke stock, but just don’t have the space?<p>Well here’s how you can do it with minimal fuss.<p>You’ll be able to use your …

Free Fonts! Legit Free & Quality

Free Font Utopia<p>Free fonts have met their match. We know how hard it is to find quality freeware that is licensed for commercial work. We've done the …

Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about typography and how to think about your designs with types in mind. The book is titled Thinking with Type, …

How To Maintain Hierarchy Through Content Choreography

<i>The figure above shows three columns of content. The lines below the two right columns indicate that each will drop below the main content as the</i> …

Watch this: 'Euphonia' questions the merits of our obsession with technology

Danny Madden's <i>Euphonia</i> tells the story of a high schooler who, after purchasing a sound recording device, becomes obsessed with experiencing the world through sound bites. Writing about the film in January, <i>The Verge</i>'s Paul Miller said it "unfolds beautifully and convincingly," while <i>Short of the …

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Are Ambitious People Happier?

If you go and get yours, you may get more in the end–but contentment or longer life span may not be among the spoils, new research shows.<p><i>Atlantic</i> writer Emily Esfahani Smith can wield a semicolon: “Ambition drives people forward; relationships and community, by imposing limits, hold people back.”<p>To …

Illustrator Charles Williams shows you how to create an elegant logotype with a 3D finish. You’ll then learn how to integrate it successfully into a photograph to give a naturalistic result.

Here, illustrator Charles Williams shows you how to create an elegant logotype with a 3D finish. You’ll then learn how to integrate it successfully …

Design retro isometric artwork in Illustrator

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