Daily Links

Category: Design Resources

Jul 11

Free assets

Free Photoshop icons, textures, and other assets   http://wegraphics.net/tag/free/

May 22

xScope update

xScope is an indispensable web designers tool, now updated with a Dribbble snap tool   http://xscopeapp.com/

Apr 23

Beautiful Web Type

A showcase of the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory.   http://hellohappy.org/beautiful-web-type/

Apr 19

F*ck You. Pay me.

F*ck You. Pay me. Excellent video talk by Mike Monteiro from Mule Design.   http://vimeo.com/22053820

Apr 13

Microsoft Windows 8 logo design process

The new Windows 8 identity designed by Paula Scher   http://new.pentagram.com/2012/02/new-work-microsoft/

Feb 21

Paula Scher gets serious

Paula Scher talks about her career as a designer, the importance of play and seriousness in your work, fantastic talk!   http://www.ted.com/talks/paula_scher_gets_serious.html

Jan 24

The Noun Project

The Noun Project collects, organizes and adds to the highly recognizable symbols that form the world's visual language, so we may share them in a fun and meaningful way.   http://thenounproject.com/

Jan 22

When we build

Great conference talk by designer Wilson Miner at Build 2011   http://vimeo.com/34017777

Sep 19

Funktion

Funktion is a hand-drawn font by Kyle Steed, check it out, it looks great!   http://funktion.kylesteed.com/

Aug 16

LiveSurface Layered Image Library

LiveSurface image template library. Apply your artwork 20x faster.   http://www.livesurface.com/

Aug 08

Shaping Textfields in Photoshop

Save time by using Photoshop paths to control the shape of text boxes. This quick tip demonstrates how to make Photoshop text containers behave more like they do in Illustrator.   http://methodandcraft.com/videos/shaping-textfields-in-photoshop

May 04

Combining vector shapes in Photoshop

Nice video explaining the methods of combining vector shapes in Photoshop by Phil Coffman   http://methodandcraft.com/videos/combining-vector-shapes-in-photoshop

Apr 16

Steedicons

Lovely set of icons hand drawn by the talented designer Kyle Steed.   http://steedicons.com/

Feb 15

Japanese graphic design

Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s, great collection (via Twitter @BibliOdyssey)   http://pinktentacle.com/2011/02/japanese-graphic-design-from-the-1920s-30s/

Jan 14

Should I work for free?

Should I work for free? A flowchart made by Jessica Hische   http://jhische.com/workforfree.html

Aug 13

Designing for the mind

Do you know what makes a design good? Interesting read about the way we "look" at design   http://designinformer.com/designing-mind/

Aug 03

Many Mirrors

About the design process of the Kaleidoscope app logo   http://www.madebysofa.com/blog/kaleidoscope/

May 01

The Big Web Show

Webdesign podcast by Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman. This episode is about the history and present of web fonts.   http://5by5.tv/bigwebshow/1

Apr 27

étiquettes boissons

Nice Flickr set with a collection of drink labels   http://www.flickr.com/photos/taffeta/sets/72157623775095705/

Mar 18

Letters, the round parts

Before&After article about the round parts in letters and optical illusion, also a free font download (at the bottom of the article)   http://www.mcwade.com/DesignTalk/2010/03/letters-the-round-parts/


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