Sean Gardner

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Learn a better way to code with Code Avengers for $80

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>No-one said learning to code would be easy. But with Code Avengers, it’s probably a lot simpler than you thought. This online …

Computer Science

POFO is the WordPress Theme for Building Beautiful, Hand-Crafted Websites Sponsored

Web professionals are always looking for that extra edge. We want tools that help us get things done faster – but without sacrificing quality. In …

10 DIY Corner Shelf Ideas for Every Room of your Home

Who among us has not searched for ways in which we can maximize the space in our home without sacrificing on aesthetics and style! It is a common …

28 Enviable Bathrooms That Are Almost Too Good To Be True

These wash rooms are to die for.

Home Decorating

A Designer’s Guide To Conquering Anxiety

Just another design problem? Not quite. But here’s how one designer turns his anxiety into creativity.<p>An introduction, an invitation, even just a question–and suddenly you’re crushed under a set of possible outcomes. Impending and unavoidable. It’s like being comfortably settled in the dark when a …

Fjord CEO: Good Design Takes Away, Bad Design Adds

Fjord’s chief executive Olof Schybergson is obsessed – with a wrench. He keeps one prominently displayed on his office table in New York, and is …

Mastering the Pen Tool with "The Bezier Game"

Give it your bez shot<p>As someone who learned to use CAD before Illustrator, I've always hated the pen tool. My first CAD jockey jobs required perfect …

Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>How to avoid getting crushed by the big 5 in the struggle for attention<p>People don’t usually brag about how poor they are, except when it comes to being 'time-poor.' It's a badge of honor now to say how busy you are. As writer Tim Kreider has observed: “It is, pretty …

This Smart Home Sets a Powerful New Standard For Sustainability

The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the site, and the local climate in a fresh interpretation of suburban housing.<p>Not every architect launches a practice by building a new home for their parents, but such was the …

11 design Instagram accounts to follow right now

Feast your eyes<p>It’s a fact of life for the visually inclined: You can never follow enough cool accounts on Instagram, especially those unexpected gems that show you the designed world in fresh ways. We’ve already shared dozens of accounts that cater to lovers of architecture, traditional design, …

Abandoned Buildings

10 Free Wireframe Kits To Speed Up Your Design Workflow

The wireframing process is crucial to every new UI project. Before you get into the colors and typography you have to consider the user experience …

Summer Font Sale: 99% OFF!

Here comes a big summer font sale with 31 fonts consisting of 122 typefaces plus lots of extras from Vintage Voyage Design Co.For the first time …

14 fabulous tutorials to improve your logo design

Whatever the level of your experience, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to logo design. And the great news is that there are some …

99 DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Home

01 of 99<p>DIY Tree Slice Hairpin Leg Coffee Table<p>Give yourself somewhere to put down your drink in your living room by making a coffee table out of a …

Best Practices for Website Header Design

Everyone knows: there is not the second chance to make the first impression. In the sphere of digital products, this eternal truth works in terms of …

Better Form Design: One Thing Per Page (Case Study)

In 2008, I worked on <i>Boots.com</i>. They wanted a single-page checkout with the trendiest of techniques from that era, including accordions, AJAX and …

UX Design

Torus Font Family by Paulo Goode

Torus font family, a sans serif display typeface designed and published by Paulo Goode.Published in 2017, Torus is a modern sans serif that comes in …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

$1,000 Camera VS $8,000 Camera!!

2 MASSIVELY different cameras. You may be saying, why would you compare 2 cameras on such a drastically different scale? That makes no sense and no …

Photography

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

Typography: Noway Font + Icons Free Download

Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a …

Mobile First Is Just Not Good Enough: Meet Journey-Driven Design

In a recent sales meeting for a prospective healthcare client, our team at Mad*Pow found ourselves answering an all-too-familiar question. We had …

Stanford professors created a simple tool to use when you hate your job but don't know what to do instead

Bill Burnett and Dave Evans call this all-too-common quandary being "stuck." And the best way to get "unstuck," they say, is to create a <b>mind map</b>.<p>Together, Burnett and Evans teach a course called "Designing Your Life" at Stanford University's design program; in 2016, they published a book by the …

Kaya Teapot

Soft and inviting matte softouch surfaces combine with graceful forms and happy colors... Maia Ming's Kaya Teapot makes tea-time a relaxing and pleasurable moment in your day.<p>In Japan, the word "Kaya" means "under the willow tree" and also translates as "a place of rest". Create a simple moment for …

Best Instagram accounts to follow if you are renovating your house

Whether you’re seeking inspiration to update your space or just a little interior escapism – be warned, some of these houses are seriously …

Social Media

10 stylish shower curtains for a modern bathroom

10 stylish shower curtains to instantly upgrade your bathroom<p>Stylish shower curtains can instantly add a touch of color and personality to a boring …

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Books