Free Vector Fading Corner
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Free Vector Fading Corner

This is a follow-up to my Free Fading Corners post, which was apparently very well received by a lot of you. I’ve put together a fully VECTOR version of my fading corner, which means it can be manipulated freely in Illustrator or Inkscape without pixelation. But you already knew that, right? Regardless, this file will…

Free Glass Number Icons

Free Glass Number Icons

Done in the Glass style, here are some numbers to use in a web page design. This icon pack includes the PSD file so you can customize the color, however, the text (numbers) are rasterized to prevent font issues, so if you want to change the font, just delete the text layers and insert your…

Dashboard Widgets are Going Downhill Fast

Dashboard Widgets are Going Downhill Fast

When Dashboard was an infant, Apple provided developers with guidelines for developing effective and useful dashboard widgets. If you look at the “Top 50” Dashboard widgets on the Apple Downloads site, you will find that a good portion of the most popular widgets don’t even follow Apple’s guidelines. At All. Apple’s guidelines for developing Dashboard…

Illustrator: Using Swift as a powerful 3D Illustration Tool

Illustrator: Using Swift as a powerful 3D Illustration Tool

If you don’t know what Swift is, it’s relatively new software by Electric Rain that specializes in rendering 3D vector animations. For the most part, Swift3D is intended to be used in conjunction with Flash, to allow you to model and animate in 3d, and import your Swift animations into the Flash environment. It works…

Great, We get "BigSpy" when all we wanted was a "Keep Digging" button.

Great, We get "BigSpy" when all we wanted was a "Keep Digging" button.

Unless I’m a total idiot, the ONE thing that really ticks me off about digg is having to hit “back” in my browser twice, after leaving a comment. Don’t get me wrong, I love digg, and I digg on a daily basis, however, Digg’s latest feature release is a slap in the face. Be honest….

How to Display Memory Usage in a Dock Icon – Mac OS X

How to Display Memory Usage in a Dock Icon – Mac OS X

This is a quick way to have easy visual access to your memory usage without having to rely on a Dashboard Widget, or even have Dashboard running for that matter. And you don’t have to download anything. This comes standard with every new Mac running OS X. Being involved with web design, and design in…