Choosing the Right Fonts
And if you understand and have access to all the fonts in the world all the techniques of letterforms and typeface classification, you will have a hard time selecting the right fonts. This is because fonts are built on creative and emotional license as much as they are. Technical problems. So, where are we starting?
The argument concerning the design of certain screen resolutions has been quite tame in the past few years compared to the fixed versus fluid debate. If designers claim a platform is designed or configured for a specific screen size, the size of the user display is specifically addressed. During the past, the discussion over screen resolution was about whether or not our designs were the monitor resolutions 800×600 will continue to be accommodated without a horizontal scrollbar.
Fixed, Fluid, or Responsive Layouts
On websites we have a browser window. Is the design supposed to fill in the browser window or should the width be set? This is one decision that web designers have been plagued by for hundreds, if not thousands of years â€” back in the days when we used tables for content on the web page.
Column Layout Websites
Much of what we’ve been thinking about so far has been design philosophy. Theory is useful, but it can only carry us so far to explain why these ideas and others work in the creation of a website. Examples and procedures are far more important. Many professional graphic design programs have a curriculum that is strong in art history and decorative art. These courses offer a strong basis for learning graphic design from an art viewpoint, but they do little to train you for the unique problems you encounter as you take your projects to the Internet.
Free Stock Photo Websites
Many websites offers thousands of stock photos but with unbelievable prices. Other designers and developers canâ€™t even afford or will even attempt to buy one. So others try to search in Google, Yahoo, Bing and other websites. It is important to remember that using these photos certainly violate someoneâ€™s copyright, which means itâ€™s stealing right? But if thereâ€™s a problem thereâ€™s always solution. There are lots of website which offers lots of quality photos that we can use for free. But remember, you canâ€™t sell these photos. You might read their terms and conditions as well. Continue reading Free Stock Photo Websites
Freelance Jobs Websites
Freelancing is a great if you love working at home. Not having boss saying do this and do that. But if you loved working in the office like other people do, you can also consider freelancing as a part-time job if you like for secondary source of income. I have listed and compiled some freelance job websites that offers outsourced or freelance work what I think can be useful for working online. Please feel free to comment if you think I have missed some sites that you know.
Photoshop Tutorials: Photo Manipulations
Designers are really pushing their skills to the limit. Their cool ideas and unique imagination is really very inspiring. After trying these tutorials and having the same result as they told in the articles, I was a maze of what I did. I have gathered and compiled these tutorials and want to share it to you. You might want to try these cool tutorials, and let me know if you felt the same way that I did. I like to thank the designers that created these tutorials to share their cool ideas, great techniques, tips and tricks in designing to their readers. Really appreciate it!
Useful CSS Tips
Today, most web designers use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for designing or creating their websites. It is a very useful tool because it improves content accessibility of every pages of the website. It is more flexible on controlling characteristics such as layout, colors and fonts. It helps to reduce complexity, repetition in the content and it also allows your website to load faster compare to that website build only in ordinary tables. Well I think you know what Iâ€™m talking about. I think this lists is very useful because you can find tips and all kinds of different tricks for your website. If youâ€™re just starting to learn and explore CSS. Continue reading Useful CSS Tips