Build a successful creative portfolio with Allyou

Every creative needs a good portfolio. Whether you’re focussed on typography or photography, layout or user experience, your portfolio is what defines you professionally. As with most things, the quality of your portfolio is determined by the appropriateness of the tools you use. All too often we see great work, presented poorly, because the designer […]

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Build beautiful WordPress sites with Ultra Theme by Themify

Ultra Theme by Themify is the latest word in WordPress theme builders. More than a simple set of styles that most themes provide, Ultra Theme allows you to construct your own designs with a simple, powerful drag-n-drop editor. Taking WordPress into the realm of WYSIWYG site builders, Ultra Theme allows anyone with a rudimentary knowledge […]

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Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory

As UX designers, the most valuable tool we have is knowledge of how users are interacting with our products. It’s impossible to design a valuable, and successful site without a deep understanding of how users experience it in the real world. One tool for developing a comprehensive understanding of how your users experience your site, […]

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Build a beautiful home online with Squarespace

Anyone can be a designer: we all know how to match a jacket with a shirt, or pick out a color for a new car, or even just how to stack a burger. Making something look good, is something we all know how to do. What we sometimes lack, is the specialist know-how to make […]

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Freepik offers more than 1,400,000 stock resources for free

The life of a designer (or an editor, for that matter) can at times be summed up in these words: the search for stock goes on. That search can also get expensive. And that’s fair. These things take a lot of work to make. The skill and time required to take and edit good photos, […]

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Applying artistic facial effects to images on the fly

Ever wished you could add snapchat like effects on your images? Good news is, you actually don’t need extensive training or specific face detection skills to get started. All you need is Cloudinary. Cloudinary is a cloud-based image management solution that gives you the power to upload, store, manipulate, optimize and deliver images. It also […]

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4 best practices for image management

There’s no debating the fact that including images on your website or mobile app draws the interest of users and leads to stronger engagement. For example, posts that include images produce 650 percent higher engagement than text-only posts, according to a WebDAM infographic. Use of attention-grabbing images is only going to grow. Consider that by […]

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Divi 3.0 introduces a new editing experience

Elegant Themes released Divi 3.0 today. It’s the largest update of their flagship WordPress theme until now. Divi 3.0 introduces a new way for site owners to create WordPress pages visually on the front-end of their website. Divi 3.0’s brand new UI With the latest version, Elegant Themes aims to create an invisible interface. The goal was […]

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Fixing JPEG’s “Photocopier Effect” problem

If you make a copy of a copy of a copy, the quality will deteriorate with each subsequent version in a phenomenon called “generation loss.” It’s easy to understand why this happens with actual copier machines. Scanning and printing are based on noisy sensors and physical paper and ink, and the resulting noise will tend […]

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Take control of your business finances with Invoicely

There are hundreds of good financial apps and services online, each promising to change the way you do business, and crucially, to make you more money. So how do you choose which one is right for you? The key is to select one that is designed for your type of business. If you’re a freelancer, […]

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Grab 25% off GraphicStock’s annual subscription

If you’ve ever done any kind of design work, especially on the web, you’ll know that a great source of stock images is an essential component in your toolbox. Very few clients can afford all-bespoke photography; nearly all companies need to use stock images at some point. So it’s essential that as a designer you […]

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How I Built The One Page Scroll Plugin

Scrolling effects have been around in web design for years now, and while many plugins are available to choose from,…

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