Bridget Powell

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5 Websites to Download Free Subtle Textures and Gradients for Flat Design 2.0

Over the past few years, websites have been dominated by flat design. This minimalist approach to user interface design rose in popularity because it …

8 resources for finding the perfect word

I once worked with someone who used the word “secure” continually. He would write:<p>• <i>“We need to secure advertisers.”</i> <br>• <i>“Have you secured a printer for</i> …

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

10 great new web design tools for June

Productivity is the theme this month: below you'll find tools that will speed up your website; make cloud storage go faster and help you to create …

10 secrets to growing the tastiest tomatoes

Want to win this year's tomato games?<p>Then you might want to buy some more tomato plants.<p>You probably put in your tomato plants in April or May, and that's great.<p>Tomato plants do best in the hot, full sun, but their tender blossoms wither and drop when temperatures are consistently above 95 degrees. …

Gardening

10 reasons you should be using Atomic Design

If you've been in the frontend dev community for a while you have probably heard of a little thing called Atomic Design. Coined by Brad Frost, Atomic …

Web Design

The Infamous Rikers Inmate Who Stole Entire Subway Trains

"The funniest thing is, I love the system," he tells us from the notorious New York City jail.<p>Darius McCollum is something out of New York City tabloid lore: the thief of all thieves, the guy who gets caught over and over again (30 times, in total), seemingly the minute he gets out of jail or …

Why the director of O.J.: Made in America included graphic crime photos, but not Kato Kaelin

<i>O.J.: Made in America</i> is a masterpiece, as good if not better than the other critically acclaimed O.J. television miniseries, FX's <i>American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson.</i> The documentary is quite different than the esteemed drama, despite balancing on the same person. It's arguably more …

dumbo octopus amigurumi

Crochet your own little octopus with this free amigurumi pattern.

Amigurumi

Sketching: The Essential UX Designer’s Toolkit

I’ve already put forward a good case for sketching more often, moving away from your computer and being more collaborative. I covered how to put your …

Web Design

Apple OS X: Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Mac

The latest version of Apple’s Mac operating software is called El Capitan. The next edition will be announced soon but the final software won’t be …