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Style Guides For Web Projects: Tips & Guidelines

Style Guides For Web Projects: Tips & Guidelines

Large design projects require style guides for branding, identity, and consistency in writing. But these large projects also deserve style guides for their websites too. A website style guide cover page elements that should be universal to a design. Consider things like buttons, page sections, typography, forms, and other related styles. With a web style…

Why You Should Stop Working and Play These Graphic Design Games Instead

Why You Should Stop Working and Play These Graphic Design Games Instead

What are the best graphic design games? There are numerous games perfect for honing those rusty graphic design and coding skills, and most of them are free! Some of these games include: Typeconnection Typewar Shape Type Kern Me Graphisme & Interactivité Helvetica vs. Arial I Shot the Serif Pixactly The Font Game Cheese or Font Code…

14 Abandoned Cart Email Designs That’ll Bring Customers Back

14 Abandoned Cart Email Designs That’ll Bring Customers Back

One of the best strategies for increasing conversions is grabbing would-be customers back onto your site. With abandoned cart emails you can send messages directly to folks who didn’t bother checking out with the hopes of getting that sale. This technique is generally proven to work and it’s one of the simplest ways to increase…

35 Stunning Hi-Res "Public Domain" Astronomy Images
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35 Stunning Hi-Res "Public Domain" Astronomy Images

Back in 2009, in the wake of Shepard Fairey’s debacle with the AP over the rights to the image he used as reference/inspiration for his wildly popular Obama poster, it made me want to share a list of Public Domain Licensed images, in this case, astronomy. Fairey’s situation should hit home with all pixel junkies…

These Tennessee Designers Will Be the Only Tens You See
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These Tennessee Designers Will Be the Only Tens You See

Who are some of the best graphic designers from Tennessee? Jeremy Cowart Derrick Castle Kyle Jones Derik Hobbs Jenean Morrison Andrew Wierzba Coco Lundy Shane O’Brien Kalyn Smith Shane Helm Justin Helton Marcus Williamson Amber Brannon If you saw our post on KY designers, you know the south’s art scene is nothing to sneeze at—and…

10 Outstanding Graphic Designers From Kentucky

10 Outstanding Graphic Designers From Kentucky

Who are some of the best Kentucky graphic designers? While many people visit Kentucky for its rich history, green countryside, and bourbon famous recipes, Kentucky’s art scene is also booming. And it’s not just the fine arts that are taking over this southern state; graphic designers throughout Kentucky are proving their work is pretty extraordinary. In fact, we’ve listed…

44 Clean New Startup Homepage Designs
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44 Clean New Startup Homepage Designs

Clarity is a vital aspect of any successful startup. Your purpose needs to be conveyed in an easy-to-understand manner without obscurity. The best websites know how to convey information through design aesthetics while expressing the main purpose of a company. The following examples are perfect for any designers who want to design their own modern…

38 Most Creative Landing Page Website Mockups
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38 Most Creative Landing Page Website Mockups

Landing page design is a tough gig which focuses more on snazzy design coupled with smooth page copy. In order to sell a product or service you really need to draw people into the site. This means colorful graphics and well-placed typography can make all the difference in converting new customers. kl This gallery is…

36 Dark Minimalist Portfolio Website Designs
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36 Dark Minimalist Portfolio Website Designs

It’s tough competing in the modern creative marketplace without a stellar portfolio. Creative people from every medium are pushing to make their own unique portfolio website that looks great, runs smooth, and incorporates a little touch of themselves. Dark portfolios are an elegant solution to this problem which plays upon contrast and deeply unsaturated colors….