ian McNamara

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Face It, Accept It, Deal With It, Let It Go

A practicing-Buddhist Taiwanese immigrant and an American secular Jewish psychoanalyst walk into a bar. Actually, it wasn’t a bar. The psychoanalytic …

Are non-doms bad for UK?

<b>Among the UK's 120,000 or so non-doms, not all are tax-avoiding multi-millionaires and billionaires.</b><p>Some are foreign doctors or nurses recruited by the NHS, some are foreigners with skills badly needed by British companies, others are students - all of whom come to Britain for a while, often for …

Cutoff

Joni Mitchell: Seven essential songs

<b>Joni Mitchell describes herself as a "painter who writes songs" with a "little helium voice".</b><p>She only started singing in the mid-60s "for smoking money," she once told US radio station NPR.<p>But her richly detailed, confessional lyrics changed folk music.<p>Before Mitchell, singer-songwriters …

Music Festivals

Please Don’t Call it Art

— Daido Moriyama.<p>Moriyama is something of a photography god — in my opinion. His photographs have that honest quality that shines when the camera is …

In Deep with Early Blues Masters John Lee Hooker and Lightnin' Hopkins — Video

The blues is ripe for endless and constant reinvention.Through the decades, it has developed in many different incarnations.These include plantation …

Guitar

T1

• <b>NEW</b> Firmware Ver.4.30 Enhancement for X-T1<br>• "Multi Mode Viewfinder"<br>The world's highest* viewfinder magnification ratio of 0.77x The world's fastest** …

Cameras

HTC One M8: the camera review

The smartphone camera wars continue with the HTC One M8's ultrapixel sensor stepping up to the plate. Does it have what it takes to become a …

40+ free PSDs and actions for mock-ups

It’s all about presentation. Ideas and concepts are great, but mean nothing if they cannot be properly communicated. To help others understand them, …

11 Beautiful Minimalistic Websites

The trend in web design has been hovering over minimalism for quite some time now. The vast majority of new sites popping up showcases ultra …

Web Design

Flat Design Inspiration

After our post showcasing 23 Examples of Flat Web Design a lot of readers got in touch to see more flat design related inspiration. We decided to …

Web Design

Web Designers Should Focus More On Typography

Initial impressions are the ones that last the most. You might not be aware of it, but typography is the essential tool that introduces a perfected …

Typography

Flowchart: Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Graphic Designer?

<b>So you want</b> to be a graphic designer?<p><b>To help you determine</b> if you are meant to be in this creative profession, Michael Stout has created an …

Graphic Design

25 Best Examples of Textured Web Designs

Use of different textures adds detail, interest & depth to web design. Basically textures give a personality to the website. These can also help to …

18 Websites that Take Scrolling to the Next Level

There was a time when the common practice was to try and place all content above the fold. But now, instead of fearing the scroll, web designers and …

Web Design

16 amazing HTML examples

Some of these sites use the latest technologies to push the boundaries of what's possible on the web; others use traditional design principles to …

50 Useful CSS Snippets Every Designer Should Have

With so many new trends advancing every year it can be difficult keeping up with the industry. Website designers and frontend developers have been …

What Is Flat Design?

With the release of iOS7 just around the corner, clamor over the changes Jony Ive will institute is growing. The general consensus—on this site and …

handpicked goodies for Web Developers and Designers

The quality and availability of WordPress e-commerce themes makes WordPress a serious choice as an online shop platform. In fact, WordPress has moved …

A Leading Design and Technology Blog for Designers

Recent<p>Low budgets and unconventionality are among the prime hallmarks of the classic guerilla marketing campaign. Highly successful at making a …

5 things web developers can teach web designers

Designers and developers are often assumed to be at odds with each other: designers like room for creativity, while devs want hard deadlines; …

Art History: Pop Art Motifs That Still Influence Modern Design

Pop Art is a significant artistic movement that originates from 1950s Britain and the early 1960s United States. It was suggestively named “pop” art …

How to Design for Your Worst Client: You.

Be as specific as you can on what you would like on each page. That means decide on the content first. I know, it’s a design portfolio. You need …

Web Design

The Secret to Building Large Websites: Website Architecture

We need to create a common persona for each group. The user interface design depends greatly on the results of this stage. To get started with this, …

The Web Design Trend That Catches Everyone's Attention These Days - Flat Design

Advertisement<p>I think that there is no designer not to be involved in the harsh “battle” between skeuomorphic and flat design. Fortunately, these …

Top Usability Mistakes in Web Design

High-quality usability has been the center of discussions in the industry in the past ten years, as it becomes more and more important for users. …

UI Design

Official Site

The world has known about selfies for a few years now, what with cellphones featuring front-facing cameras and “selfie” becoming 2013’s Word Of The …

A Showcase of Websites with Unusual Navigation

One of the most important parts of web design is the navigation bar. A good navigational system on the website is essential to direct visitors to …