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Today, digital marketers are ditching the cubicle for coffee shops, kitchen tables, or any quiet corner. Working remotely is fast becoming the new way to work. So how can you do it effectively? Collaboration will remain an essential part of digital marketing, no matter where across the globe your co-workers may be working. Fortunately, there […] Author information Kevan Lee Freelance writer by day, sports fan by night—and sometimes vice [...]

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The following is a guest post by Pankaj Parashar. Pankaj has written here before, last time about the progress element. Fitting indeed then to write again about the very related meter element. They are different both functionally and semantically, so read on!   As defined by W3C, The meter element represents a scalar measurement within a known range, or a fractional value; for example disk usage, the relevance of a [...]

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   Nowadays, with any Web app you build, you have dozens of architectural decisions to make. And you want to make the right ones: You want to use technologies that allow for rapid development, constant iteration, maximal efficiency, speed, robustness and more. You want to be lean and you want to be agile. You want to use technologies that will help you succeed in the short and long term. And [...]

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to create sci-fi concept art by illustrating an astronaut that is performing maintenance during a space walk. Let’s get started.   <hr /> Speed Painting Video <hr /> Tutorial Assets You will need the following assets in order to complete this tutorial. Please download them before you begin. If they are not available, you will need to find alternatives. Astronaut stocks (Multiple) [...]

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   Have you ever submitted design files to a development team for production and a few weeks later gotten something back that looks nothing like your original work? Many designers and design teams make the mistake of thinking that their work is done once they’ve completed the visual design stage. A design is more than a simple drawing on a canvas in Illustrator, Fireworks or Photoshop; it is a representation [...]

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BlendMeIn is a free Photoshop extension — and as of a few hours ago, also a free Illustrator extension — that lets you easily search and use free design resources like icons and vector shapes from within the software. Continue reading… Continue Reading: BlendMeIn Helps You Find Design Freebies without Leaving Photoshop     

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These are the sort of tools that are handy to have around if you have run out of inspiration or you want to try out a handful of ideas before picking which design path to go down. Some of them are also good if you have to create a lot of logos in a short space of time. 1. Logo Design Studio Here you start off with five hundred logo [...]

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Even though we’ll keep getting talk about hydrogen fuel cells and fully electric vehicles, there is still a lot more to be said about just getting more fuel efficient vehicles at all. And this could be one of the craziest extensions of that philosophy to date. For starters, the Urbee 2 is a car that was built using 3D printing, rather than more conventional manufacturing methods. They aim to drive [...]

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I was recently interviewed on the subject of changing technologies in design, along side other designers; Chris Spooner, Eric Karjaluoto, T.R. Eisenberg and David Airey. Below are my answers, but you can find the full post over on Joanna Designs blog. As such an experienced designer, how do you manage to keep up with all the new trends and technologies? I’ve personally found that the best way to keep up with the [...]

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Recently, I had the chance to talk with Andreas Preis, a German-based illustrator, and Psdtuts+ author, that has worked for a variety of clients, including Adidas, DC Comics, ESPN Classic, NIKE, and many more. During the interview, we talked about a variety of topics including why he prefers to use traditional drawing techniques, what his favorite tools are, how to earn some extra money on the side, using social media, [...]

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