Daily Links

Category: Design Resources

Jan 12

12 FREE ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR TUTORIALS FOR BEGINNERS

In case you want to start learning Illustrator, here are a few good starting points.   http://mvpvisuals.com/blogs/putalogoonit/12-free-adobe-illustrator-tutorials-for-beginners

Jan 09

Which Cameras Shoot the Best JPEGs?

This Video Put Them to the Test (You May Be Surprised)   http://www.shutterbug.com/content/which-cameras-shoot-best-jpegs-video-put-them-test-you-may-be-surprised#zU5yQ12cDetH86kM.97

Nov 15

Typography-First

A guide about Web Typography & optimising readability.   http://anartfulscience.com/Typography-First.php

Aug 30

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist   https://medium.com/swlh/how-technology-hijacks-peoples-minds-from-a-magician-and-google-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3#.5nagkpc46

Aug 29

Cheatsheets, Guides & Docs for Web Designers

A collection of useful cheatsheets, references, guides, checklists and docs, covering almost all aspects of web design.   https://envato.com/blog/cheatsheets-web-designers/

Aug 21

Draft U.S. Web Design Standards

A robust and complete open-source UI framework with components and visual styles to create beautiful, consistent experiences across - federal government - websites.   https://standards.usa.gov/

Aug 21

Learn to Code HTML & CSS

Learn to Code HTML & CSS is a simple and comprehensive guide dedicated to helping beginners learn HTML and CSS. Outlining the fundamentals, this guide works through all common elements of front-end design and development.   http://learn.shayhowe.com/html-css/

Apr 21

The Time Prince Sent Magazines Floppy Disks

The Time Prince Sent Magazines Floppy Disks With a Custom Font for His Symbol   http://www.rightrelevance.com/search/articles/hero?article=be1874bf46f057a350fb1bf75b201d50aa2bfe75&query=typography&taccount=typography_rr

Dec 17

Color made easy

How to create a perfect palette? In this brief tutorial Google Design experts lead us through an smart approach to design effectively with color.   https://www.google.com/design/spec/style/color.html

Dec 16

Creator’s Handbook

Technical guidelines and principles of design for icons from the Noun Project - nice tips, tutorials and Illustrator Templates   https://thenounproject.com/handbook/create/#collections

Aug 11

Facebook brand guides

Facebook has a page with Brand Guides resources - download brand assets and find the correct usage.   https://www.facebookbrand.com/

Jul 24

A list of design blogs

A list of 100 design blogs to follow   http://inkbotdesign.com/100-best-design-blogs/

Jul 23

Halftone generator

Cool online halftone generator that can be exported as an SVG or PNG - multiple settings with cool results! One for the bookmarks   http://halftonepatterns.com/

May 01

Webdesigner news

Curated stories for designers   http://www.webdesignernews.com/

Apr 23

Flat UI Design

A showcase of standout web designs using the flat UI style   http://fltdsgn.com/

Apr 23

FindGuidelin.es

A easy-to-use repository of design guidelines for popular websites   http://findguidelin.es/

Feb 07

The Best Tricks to Reduce Photoshop File Size

A few tricks to Reduce Photoshop File Size   https://creativemarket.com/blog/2015/02/04/the-best-tricks-to-reduce-photoshop-file-size?u=liammckay

Feb 05

Beyond the Logo: Crafting a Brand Identity

Free SkillShare class: Beyond the Logo: Crafting a Brand Identity   http://www.skillshare.com/classes/design/Beyond-the-Logo-Crafting-a-Brand-Identity/1989648790

Feb 02

A Typeface Designer’s Illustrated Tour of How to Create a Font

A Typeface Designer’s Illustrated Tour of How to Create a Font   http://goo.gl/zGV4pD

Apr 23

Making use of art brushes in Illustrator

If you are a daily Illustrator user, good tutorials on how to use the brushes are always more than welcome - this one is a good one on how to use the art brushes.   http://sivioco.com/blog/making-use-of-art-brushes-in-illustrator


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