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Advice for beginners that are starting out in web design

Advice for beginners that are starting out in web design
Roy Roy 13 August, 2020
The web design community is great at sharing knowledge. But quite often what we share has some prerequisites attached. You’d likely need to already be a web designer or developer to get something out of it. But what about beginners? If you’re just star...
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Dealing with the low or no-profit areas of your freelance web design business

Dealing with the low or no-profit areas of your freelance web design business
Ovation Ovation 12 June, 2020
Starting a freelance design business is something of an experiment. You throw all kinds of ideas out there and see what works. And, over time, you get to learn the results. When those results are tallied, not every idea is going to come out a winner. S...
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3d in hand: beautiful business cards with holographic effects

3d in hand: beautiful business cards with holographic effects
Nisha Nisha 7 June, 2020
When it comes to creating impressive business cards, we are accustomed to believing that only design can do the trick. As a rule, we bet on an illustrative approach or on some original typography or smart idea that will make our 3.5 x 2-inch piece of pa...
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5 things a modern cms shouldn’t do

5 things a modern cms shouldn’t do
Flipendows Flipendows 19 May, 2020
All content management systems (CMS) have their own strengths and weaknesses. Some are meant for very niche offerings such as eCommerce or membership sites, while others are a jack-of-all-trades. In addition, these systems range from open source to prop...
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10 beautifully designed, minimal & name-centric business cards

10 beautifully designed, minimal & name-centric business cards
Flipendows Flipendows 6 May, 2020
Sometimes all you need is a name. It is a powerful thing. It always has a meaning and, even more, it has a subtext and undertone. A name can speak for itself. It can elicit trust in potential clients and quickly establish the proper atmosphere. As a rul...
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When i get out of here: the grumpy designer’s post-quarantine bucket list

When i get out of here: the grumpy designer’s post-quarantine bucket list
Roy Roy 21 April, 2020
Quarantine is like jail. Well, sort of. Even if being homebound isn’t quite the same as an episode of “Orange is the New Black” or “Oz”, there are definite parallels between the two predicaments. For one, nobody goes to either place happily. This may s...
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Developing a sense of mythology around your designs

Developing a sense of mythology around your designs
Ovation Ovation 6 April, 2020
There’s a legend among the cheese connoisseurs of New York City. In most of the US, it’s illegal to sell raw (non-pasteurized) dairy products. The reasons why are complicated, but many non-Americans who were raised on fresh milk and cheeses are often su...
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Weekly news for designers № 534

Weekly news for designers № 534
Roy Roy 4 April, 2020
Smart Interface Design Patterns Checklists PDF – Use this set of checklists to ensure that you’re creating smart design patterns. How to Create an Emergency Message UI in WordPress – Add an attention-grabbing emergency message to your website that ca...
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