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April 5, 2009

14 Incredibly Useful Web Design Cheat Sheets

A useful set of cheat sheets for web designers.

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April 3, 2009

Why the Office Oddball Is Good for Business

Want to get the most out of your next brainstorming session at work? Bring in an oddball. If you can’t find an oddball, try a naysayer or even a mere stranger — anyone who can keep things vaguely uncomfortable.

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April 2, 2009

Want to keep your job? Be happy

In today’s economic maelstrom, the most common responses are panic, fear, anger, distrust, and even hostility. Harvard Business Review studied the characteristics of recession survivors and found that those who avoided being cut were cheerful, likable, generous contributors, and not necessarily the most skilled and proficient.

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30+ NEW Adobe Illustrator Tutorials & Neat Tips

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for illustrating various elements one can use for web pages and print design. However, it’s important to know what to do in order to powerfully use its tools and achieve certain effects. Let’s take a look at some of the best and Fresh Adobe Illustrator tutorials we’ve found in the Web so far.

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March 31, 2009

30 Fresh and Promising Design Blogs to Follow

This article presents 30 new and fresh design blogs that are worth checking out. Weblogs featured here discuss web, graphic, and print design. There’s an OPML file to download at the bottom, if you want to import them into your RSS feed.

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March 29, 2009

10 Creative & Rich UI interfaces & How to Create Them

There have been plenty of posts on the number of awesome javascript, Ajax and CSS techniques and where to find them. Today, we will have a look at 10 creative & rich UI interfaces in modern day websites and how you can create similar interfaces using the techniques mentioned in this post.

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March 25, 2009

Designing Drop-Down Menus: Examples and Best Practices

As a general rule, most Web developers, especially usability enthusiasts, say it is bad practice to use drop-down menus because they are confusing, annoying and oftentimes dysfunctional. From a design standpoint, however, drop-down menus are an excellent feature because they help clean up a busy layout.

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Converting a PSD to XHTML/CSS

A tutorial on how to convert a PSD into Valid XHTML/CSS.

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40+ Beautiful Examples of Paper Websites Design [PICS]

A Paper Web Design concept is also one of the hottest trend right now on the net. In Continuation of showcasing some of the most inspiring web designs, here is a collection of 40+ Beautiful Examples of Paper Websites Design. This list are some of the coolest websites using paper as a part of the design.

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10 Rare HTML Tags You Really Should Know

Web developers these days are often expected to know and work in multiple languages. As a result, it’s tricky to learn everything a language has to offer and easy to find yourself not utilizing the full potential of some more specialized but very useful tags.

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