What’s new for designers, October 2014

The October edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, content management systems, iOS apps, email resources, social media tools, project management apps, CSS tools, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a […]

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How to use UI design patterns

Design patterns are optimal solutions to common design problems. As common problems are tossed around a community and are resolved, common solutions often emerge. Eventually, the best of these rise above the din, self-identify, and become refined until they reach the status of a design pattern. I wouldn’t call a design patern a trend in […]

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To the Point: Interview With Anna Dittmann – Tuts+ Design & Illustration Article

Anna Dittmann’s paintings are a sight to behold: ethereal portraits inspired by nature that look like they’re watercolor or ink, but are in fact digital masterpieces. Anna’s no stranger to Tuts+, having created a tutorial for the site this past June. I was absolutely delighted this month to tear her away from working on her […]

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2014 Poster – Contraband Days-Louisiana Pirate Festival in Lake Charles!

2014 Contraband Days Poster Tribute to Elton Louviere Pat Louviere with Erik Jessen, graphic artist. The Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival recently unveiled the 2014 poster, celebrating the life and work of the late renowned local artist, Elton Louviere, who is known nationally for his paintings of wildlife and rural Louisiana.   The festival poster […]

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