Jaime Valdovino

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For Designers: Useful Kerning Tips To Help You Improve Your Typography

<i>Image via Creative Market</i><p><b>Bad kerning</b> is one of the most common pet peeves shared by designers—to help you achieve visually appealing typography, …

The Worst Poses to Strike in Photos (and How to Make Them Better)

We’ve shown you several ways to look better in photos—squinching, anyone? But what should you avoid in order to look your absolute best and the most …

Get Inspired With These Popular Website Styles

There are hundreds of ways to create a <b>beautiful, functional website</b>. Every designer (and every company) has his or her own aesthetic. Sometimes, …

Michael Bierut is the definition of what excellent graphic design can do

It’s a Michael Bierut world after all.<p>The staggering array of logos that make up the Bierut retrospective at the School of Visual Arts Gallery in New York testifies to the huge impact this prolific American graphic designer has had on our everyday environment.<p>These days, Bierut is known as the …

Graphic Design

How to Post Process Milky Way Astrophotography in Adobe Lightroom

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sBrQ6yAcNI&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>In this tutorial video, photographer Ian Norman shows how he processes …

Using Light Reflectors in Food Photography

The image above was created for the Zeiss 25mm f2 Batis lens review by using a reflector and flash light output bounced off of said light reflector …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Kerning Like a Designer

<i>Have you ever looked at a word or phrase you’re typesetting and something just looked off about it?</i>It might just be a kerning problem. Kerning refers …

6 Web Design Trends You Must Know for 2015 & 2016

Who can forget the GIFs of the ‘90s, or the more up-to-date focus on flat design?<p>Recently, we’ve seen a surge in popularity of responsive web design, …

How to Use Photoshop Effectively and Creatively – Analyze, Plan, Execute

When you work on an image in Photoshop, are just doing things spontaneously and intuitively, or are you planning your work? If you don't have a goal, …

Tutorials

The cinematographer behind some of the most beautiful movies of all time gives his 3 favorites

As a 12-time Oscar nominee for his cinematography, he was behind the visuals of such classics as "The Shawshank Redemption," "Fargo," "A Beautiful Mind," and "Skyfall," to name a few.<p>His latest project, "Sicario" (in theaters October 2), continues his top-flight work as he takes us across the …

Film Festivals

Steve Wozniak: Shocked and amazed by Steve Jobs movie

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1192000/1192321_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534497740_21d85dd5bf819b508a3754a9379e8eaf<p><b>Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak has given his first in-depth interview about the forthcoming Steve Jobs movie.</b><p>Woz - as he's commonly known - …

Silicon Valley

Artifox Creates Furniture for The Urban Professional

Created by husband wife design duo Sarah and Dan Mirth, Artifox produces understated flat-pack furniture specifically for urban professionals. As …

Furniture

Embracing the latest web trend: card-based design

There are always new webdesign trends gaining momentum. Who could forget parallax scrolling from a few years ago, which is still popular today? As of …

5 Steps to Creating Long Shadows in Photoshop

I had kind of a hard time coming up with an appropriate title for this post… I’m still not totally sure if it conveys what I’m trying to show you …

In the Streaming Era, Should Musicians Be Thinking Like Startups?

In the war to win streaming, services are highlighting their analytics features to appeal to artists. Is it time for those artists to get on board and disrupt themselves with data?<p><i>Images by Paul Raffaele</i><p>Streaming is the future of music. It’s a controversial subject, but it’s a foregone conclusion. …

Two ex-Apple engineers created an app that solves one of the biggest problems with professional photo editing

That's where Astropad comes in. The full version of Astropad lets you use your iPad as a graphics tablet, and now the company just launched a new version of the app for iPhone too.<p>The new app is called Astropad Mini, and it's going to cost $4.99 as part of its launch promotion on Thursday while the …

Photo Editing

10 popular grammar myths debunked by a Harvard linguist

It's why many teachers ingrain in their students a combination of white lies and formal habits that are meant to keep their writing focused but aren't actually based on rules of the English language.<p>As the students grow into adults, these habits result in plenty of incorrectly worded but …

Language

How to convert PSD files to WordPress

<i>This article has been contributed by PSDtoWP.net</i>Perhaps it would be best to start here with the why. About a quarter of all websites run on …

Web Design

Recently documents your life via a monthly photo magazine

Talk about defying a trend. At a time when paper-based publications are looking for a way to ditch production and mailing costs in favor of digital, a new app for iOS is moving in the opposite direction. Recently, a new monthly physical magazine that debuts today, differs from the periodical pack …

Archives

The Red List Lets You Study the Work of the Greatest Photographers

Photography is an art; by looking upon past examples, we can not only learn to improve our own technique, but also to study and appreciate times …

20 Beautiful Dark UI Concepts for Design Inspiration

A lot has been spoken of <b>light user interface elements</b> and they have been showcased widely either as concepts of working products over the years, but …

Material Design

These 2 editing strategies help cure my blindness to dumb writing mistakes

My least favorite part about writing is how blind I can get.<p>The more time I spend with a piece, the harder it is to see the words with fresh eyes. I miss mistakes that would be obvious to anyone — except me.<p>The psychological research on concentration suggests so-called "disfluency" promotes deeper …

Text-To-Speech

How a social media audit can improve Web traffic by 300%

According to Shareaholic’s “Social Media Traffic Report,” the web’s top eight social platforms – including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Google+, LinkedIn, and YouTube – drove 31.24 percent of overall traffic in December 2014, up from 22.71 percent just one year earlier.<p>So what …

Social Media