50 Beautiful Photographs of Rural and Urban Roads

50 Beautiful Photographs of Rural and Urban Roads

I recently watched a 1999 film called ‘The Straight Story’, where the main character travels from Iowa to Wisconsin (a distance of at least 255m / 480km) on a lawn mower to visit his estranged brother who had suffered a stroke, this film was based on a true story. The thing that struck me about…

Effective Website Taglines: Getting the Message Across

Effective Website Taglines: Getting the Message Across

A tagline is very often overlooked and omitted from website design and branding, but taglines can make an impact and can help your site and brand with first impressions. It is not by accident that some of the biggest companies in the world have catchy, memorable taglines such as ‘Just do it’, ‘Have it your…

How to Prevent Your WordPress Site Content from Being Scraped

How to Prevent Your WordPress Site Content from Being Scraped

If you produce original content on your WordPress site or blog, you may be victimized by others who “scrape” your content. This simply means that some unscrupulous users and online marketers steal other authors’ original content so that they can profit from it. Content scraping is a big problem today, partially because it is so…

Finding the Right Partner for Your Next Side Project

Finding the Right Partner for Your Next Side Project

Personal or side projects can be a great way to do something related to what you really love in this field. It’s also nice creating something without the limitations of a client’s needs, but rather, with only the limitations of your creativity and abilities. While some side projects may be just for fun, many of…

30 Stunning Examples of Calligraffiti

30 Stunning Examples of Calligraffiti

Calligraffiti is a combination of calligraphy and graffiti. It is about the art of writing and very often uses Arabic or Japanese characters, sometimes using the Western alphabet in Eastern style. The father of Calligraffiti is Niels Shoe Meulman, who started to experiment with mixing calligraphy with graffiti: traditional handwriting with a metropolitan attitude. Currently,…

How To Properly Code Your Plugin For A WordPress Multisite

How To Properly Code Your Plugin For A WordPress Multisite

From the moment WordPress stopped the development of WordPress MU and moved the multi-site features to the core of the system, even more users started creating networks. Things are now much easier for users – updates and plugins can all be handled the same way regardless of your setup. Image credit: php source code via…

Adobe Photoshop CS6 New Round of Tips and Tricks

Adobe Photoshop CS6 New Round of Tips and Tricks

It has been more than a year since my first article “8 Photoshop Tricks I Wish I Knew When I Was a Student”. Since then, we have moved to CS6, with a whole range of new functionalities. In this article we will present some of those new functionalities with some little tips and tricks that…

10 Time Saving Tips that You May Not Know For InDesign

10 Time Saving Tips that You May Not Know For InDesign

InDesign has unquestionably become the leader of publishing design software. It’s really a great and powerful tool for print designers. But the thing is, it takes a lot of time to master InDesign, to find the little tricks which help you speed up your workflow. If you’re new to InDesign, all the tools and options…

Free, High Quality, Useful Vector Graphics for Designers

Free, High Quality, Useful Vector Graphics for Designers

Vectors are great time-savers for designers, and there are many sites offering free vectors, as well as art sites such as deviantART. This is a good thing, but then creates the problem of searching through hundreds of vectors to find exactly what you want. That’s where this list will hopefully come in very useful for…