October 2010

25 must-have iPhone Apps for Graphic Designers.

The iPhone is becoming very handy when it comes to applications. You name it and the application for that purpose is available. If you are a graphic designer you can use this gadget for many purposes as lots of graphic designing applications are available. Pelfusion presents a list of 25 useful iPhone apps for graphic designers.

Color Perception In Postproduction.

Many users fail to get the full-color benefit that Adobe Photoshop offers, even those practicing some form of color management, because of their cluttered computer wallpaper backgrounds when editing photos. In this photoblog post, MyPhotoTalent shows you how perceptions affect our eyes in Adobe Photoshop.

What makes a strong Identity.

There aren’t a large number of successful corporate identities in the world because they are hard to build. It is hard to maintain consistency through everything that you do so that the identity remains strong. It can be even harder to get the visual design of things to match up properly with the identity. You’ll find what makes a strong Identity at Drawar.

25 ways to Send, Store and Collaborate on Large Files Online.

Working with large files is a very big part of designing and there are times when it can be downright frustrating. FreelanceReview spent hours to methodically wade through the good and bad ways to move a file online and review them. This article saves you all the time and trouble.

The ultimate list of freely available Programming Books.

A lot of people keep asking about a good list of programming books. Hence, Qink are building this list to save your time and to spread the knowledge. Some of these books will definitely help us to evolve our coding skills and thought processes for developing better solutions.

How to help Search Engines understand your Content.

Search engines attempt to show what they consider the most useful results for a particular query. Naturally one part of that usefulness is for the page to have content relevant to the query. The words on the page aren’t always enough though. We can help search engines better understand our sites through a structure of content silos. VanSeoDesign explains.

How To Help Search Engines Understand Your Content

Steven Bradley

by Steven Bradley
on Sunday, October 10th, 2010
in SEO

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Search engines attempt to show what they consider the most useful results for a particular query. Naturally one part of that usefulness is for the page to have content relevant to the query. The words on the page aren’t always enough though. We can help search engines better understand our sites through a structure of content silos.

How to be taken seriously as a Student Designer.

Being a young designer, Sergio at DeltaDesignz gets a lot of people expecting him to design something for them for free or for a very low fee. When he was first starting out he would have been happy to accept these projects. He shares the steps h took to bring in serious clients who were looking to hire and pay him for his hard work.

Inspirational and creative Design Magazines.

Nenuno have been taking a lot of notice recently towards some creativeand inspirational designer magazines. Just like the ones you can buy in the shops, these magazines offer the same quality for a free. Be inspired by artwork from designers and illustrators from all over the world, learn a thing of two about WordPress. These magazines will make a good read.

September 2010

The worst mistake you see other designers make all the time.

It can be beneficial to learn from mistakes made by someone else who is kind enough to share their experiences with us, only their experience in this case, is more from a critiquing eye, than from their own path. Noupe asked their social media masses to look outward for the post, rather than looking within, to find a mistake that they see others in the design world making time and again.

How to make your Spreadsheets less lame.

Unfortunately for designers, spreadsheets are a necessary evil and could even be called a great and essential tool in the business world. Today at DesignShack, we’re going to see how to improve both the aesthetics and readability of your spreadsheets with a few super basic design principles that literally anyone can follow.