May 2011

High quality Free Fonts released in 2011.

It’s been a quiet year so far for Free Fonts but DesignBeep bring together fonts which are all released or updated in 2011. It’s a tasty collection with some outstanding fonts that you’re sure to want.

How to choose the perfect WordPress Theme for your Business Website.

More and more smaller companies opt for a blogging platform to build their websites, especially because it doesn’t take too much IT knowledge to deal with. Designmodo share some tips on how to choose the perfect WordPress theme for a business website.

Elegant Magento Themes for Online Stores.

TripwireMagazine showcases free, cool, and elegant Magento themes to meet every online store owner’s taste and target goals. You can also use this either as an inspiration for the themes that you will be working on, or as foundation for the themes that you will customize.

Useful jQuery Tutorials from 2011.

Web developers have created some great jQuery tutorials and AcrisDesign list some of the 2011 tutorials which really stand out from the tradition javascript effect tutorials.

Original Retro Style Illustrations.

DzineBlog looks at some excellent examples of retro-style illustration: those belonging to Dan Page.  He is an illustrator who has managed to combine the simple, descriptive graphics of the retro style with illustration concepts that span from surrealism to extremely intelligent puns. I seriously cannot get enough of this dude, his work is simply amazing.

Depth of Field in Photoshop.

This tutorial is part of a 25-part video series by PsdTutsPlus demonstrating everything you will need to know to start working in Photoshop. Today’s tutorial, Part 20: Depth of Field is What You Need – Basix will explain Gaussian blur as a smart filter to simulate shallow focus. Make sure you check the previous tutorials.

Secret to cohesive Color Schemes.

Erica Schoonmaker has discovered a secret to cohesive color schemes, and reveals all on her Dribbble website. This is an intelligent approach to making aesthetic decisions that you must try. Bravo Erica!

Leaves and Logo Design.

This weeks logo combination at SdwHaven was suggested by a reader and consists of logos that use leaves in their design. Keep an eye on this website, it rocks!

Illustrated Recipes by Pan & Peter.

Abduzeedo features Pan & Peter Recetas Ilustradas, a new blog that comes up with delicious recipes and then present them in awesome, cute illustrations. These are truly great, simple recipes and you should really check them out often for more of these illustrations.

Professional examples of Yellow Business Cards.

Designmodo presents over 30 of the most interesting and well-crafted yellow coloured business cards that have caught their eye. Combined with black, yellow gets even better.