Carlo Skolrud

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How to build irresistible websites by designing for emotion

Good design has strong ties to emotion: this is something designers do know and understand. Unfortunately, in a world driven by SEO and the …

The Latest in Web Font Trends

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>Ever since @font-face was introduced, our web font choices have grown tremendously each year. Web font trend data can help us …

Photos of Rural Children Around the World Dressed Up as Their Dream Professions

<i>Journalist, Mali</i><p>Belgian-born photographer Sofie Knijff has spent the last three years traveling the world making portraits of children and asking …

Web Design Trends for 2014

The start of a new year is always an exciting time for businesses to look ahead and wonder what the coming year will bring. There are a lot of …

23 steps to the perfect website layout

When designing a website layout there are some common mistakes that often pop up, especially with interns and new designers. In this list of steps to …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands

The book suggestion of this week is about branding, the title is Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and …

Introduction To Photoshop Scripts

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Invisible Artists – A Preview of ‘Sign Painters’ - The Fox Is Black

My theory about signage and typography has been proven true countless times. It predicts that no matter how perfect a new business is set-up, if they …

Canon 60D DSLR Hacked to Capture HDR Video in Real Time

HDR (high-dyanamic-range) video is no new concept. In fact, Magic Lantern has offered a way to shoot HDR footage utilizing Canon DSLRs since 2011. …

Designers: Learn To Code! Here’s How To Start

When you start experimenting with code, you find that the new tool helps you do your job better. Just think of it like getting punched in the face for the first time–once it happens, you realize it’s not that bad.<p>A friend, formerly a competitive fighter, once asked me: “Have you ever been punched …

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These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

10 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography Styling

This is a guest post by Jules Clancy of Stonesoup. While portrait photographers need to be skilled in the art of getting their subjects to relax in …

Camera Settings for HDR Photography

High dynamic range (HDR) images are taking the photography world by storm as more and more photographers are discovering the stunning images the …

Quick Tutorial Shows How to Dodge and Burn Using Curves in Photoshop

In addition to taking beautiful fashion photos, Serbian born photographer Elena Jasic also occasionally uploads a tutorial or two to her YouTube …

CSS3 Transitions: Thank God We Have A Specification!

20 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …