July 2011

Top Nine Extensions for your G+ Profile.

SkyTechGeek has gone on a G+ quest and has discovered some unique extensions for users of Google+ which will make your G+ social networking experience even more enjoyable. Go get ’em.

10 New High-Quality Free Fonts.

Knowing that everyone is looking around for high quality fonts to spice up their designs, WebDesignLedger decided to do this roundup with a collection of some new and fresh fonts to give your projects a whole new look.

How to create effective Landing Page designs.

Basically a landing page is a web page that is highly optimized with the single purpose to ‘Seal a Deal’ once a targeted visitor hits your site. TripwireMagazine explains how to optimize your landing page.

A Collection of Retro and Vintage Design Resources.

Dive right in to this collection at Noupe that is positively overflowing with vintage styled design goodies just waiting to be added into your next design project. From PS brushes to patterns to icons and so much more, this post has got it all!

Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers – A Complete Guide.

Using adjustment layers in Photoshop is a non-destructive way of enhancing or changing images. By either turning off the visibility or deleting the adjustment layer, your original image will be exactly as it started. Graphix1 displays the effects of all of the adjustment layers, with the settings used to achieve the result.

40 Google Plus Tips for Newbies.

It’s still early, but there is a lot of excitement around Google+ by those who have jumped on early, and for good reason. What’s evident, as more and more people start using Google’s social network, is the need for help for newer users. MarketingProfessor is here to help.

Free Vector Graphics designers would actually download and use.

Finding vector graphics is easy; they are everywhere, posted daily on certain sites. But a lot of them are too eclectic or of questionable quality. DesignResourceBox has found a bunch of vectors that you’re likely to actually use in your designs. Worth a look.

Color Communication: When you say X, your designer hears this.

Many designers received their formal education in traditional art, and when they say something like “hue” or “tint,” they’re talking about the classic definitions of the words. However, when a client says a term like that, it’s unclear if they are referring to the definition or a colloquialism. Colourlovers explores this problem.

How to upload iPhone Photos to Google+.

Who says Android phone users get to have all the fun uploading photos to Google+? You can do that with an iPhone too, using any app that can send pics to Google‘s image organizer, Picasa. Mashable explains the process.

Totally White logo design.

White logo design is reasonably common and can be effectively used on most colored backgrounds. In some situations these logos must appear on a black background, but it is the carefully chosen background color that identifies the company. SdwHaven has a nice collection for you to peruse.