Make Stories Come Alive with Jodi Harvey-Brown Book Sculpture

Make Stories Come Alive with Jodi Harvey-Brown Book Sculpture

| July 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

One artist breathes new life into old books turning it into amazing sculptures of various people and fictional characters. Pennsylvania-based artist Jodi Harvey-Brown has magic hands that can turn old books into these extremely fascinating sculptures to convey a story. Like pop-up books, Jodi’s creation looks as if like they are coming to life. Jodi started making these beautiful book sculptures […]

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Sweet Strawberry Text Effect! Perfect Summer Font

Sweet Strawberry Text Effect! Perfect Summer Font

| July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Sweeten up your text art with this strawberry text effect tutorial. Learn how to use custom brushes and the appearance panel to your advantage when customizing typography.         Tutorial Details: Strawberry Text Effect Program: Adobe Illustrator CS5-CC 2014 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Custom Brushes, Appearance Panel, Offsetting Paths Estimated Completion Time: 30 […]

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Seven Useful ActiveModel Validators

Seven Useful ActiveModel Validators

| July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Custom ActiveModel::Validators are an easy way to validate individual attributes on your Rails models. All that's required is a Ruby class that inherits from ActiveModel::EachValidator and implements a validate_each method that takes three arguments: record, attribute, and value. I have written a few lately, so I pinged the rest of the amazingly talented Viget developers for some contributions. […]

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Add Colors To Your Palette With Color Mixing

Add Colors To Your Palette With Color Mixing

| July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

I’ve been wondering lately what it would look like to extend the Viget color palette beyond our signature blue and orange – particularly when I see a chart or graph in a Viget-branded presentation template. The colors typically lack harmony and sometimes it’s hard to distinguish one data point from another. If we had a […]

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Selling The Value Of The Web To Small-Town Clients

Selling The Value Of The Web To Small-Town Clients

| July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Selling your services as a freelancer or a small shop is tough enough as it is. Selling to a small-town business that might not even see the need for a website adds an extra level of difficulty in turning a profit. I’ve provided web design services to small-town businesses for the past few years, having […]

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The best free WordPress plugins for August 2014

The best free WordPress plugins for August 2014

| July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Ladies, Gents… welcome back! It’s time for another round of WordPress plugins that you might just find useful. As per usual, I’ve installed every plugin listed here and given it a test. We have a variety of plugins, too. Some of them add features to WordPress, integrate with third-party services (which seems to be a […]

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How Limitations Led To My Biggest App Store Success and Failure

How Limitations Led To My Biggest App Store Success and Failure

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

Look at your calendar. If you’re anything like me, all you see are meetings, places to go, things to do, people to meet and not a lot of white space. Few people love their calendar. So, we set out to change that, and we learned a lot in the process. Our app is an iPhone […]

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How to design a successful web app walkthrough

How to design a successful web app walkthrough

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

We’ve all interacted with an app walkthrough at some point or another. Heck, some of us designed them. But when you take a look at the design literature out there, you will notice there is very little that specifically deals with app walkthroughs. They are such an important aspect of an app’s overall experience because, […]

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30 Unofficial Redesigns of Popular Social Media Sites

30 Unofficial Redesigns of Popular Social Media Sites

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

As web designers we often get frustrated with the UI and UX design of sites we commonly use, with social media sites being right up there as the most annoying! This can lead designers to have a go at redesigning them, albeit unofficially as a personal project just for fun. Sometimes these design concepts are […]

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Classic Cars and Their Country of Origin – Poster Series

Classic Cars and Their Country of Origin – Poster Series

| July 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

Iconic cars painted with their country of origin flag colours. What model of car defines your country? Like how The Ford Mustang is labeled as the true Classic American Car. Today’s featured project show us a way to tell the home country of a classic car when you see one. Trivia! The definition of a […]

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