Fresh Resources, Design Links & Inspiration #6

Posted on February 4th, by Andrew Kelsall in Community Submitted News. 2 comments

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Yet again, here’s another set of design links I have chosen for early Februaryas well as some images and a following highlighted resource. There’s also some design links submitted by some of the design community…

Appendix A: Featured Designers’ Resource: How Would You Like Your Graphic Design? [poster]

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How Would You Like Your Graphic Design? You can order this great poster design over at (not a affiliate link)

Appendix B: Fresh Design Links

30 High Quality Illustrator Icon Design Tutorials

Well-designed icons can make a website more attractive and easier to use. While there are a lot of quality free icons available and stock icons that can be purchased, there may be situations where you want or need to design your own. In this post we’ll feature 30 tutorials that show you how to create beautiful icons in Adobe Illustrator.

30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples

This post presents the clever and innovative ideas of some of the company manufacturers around the world. Here are the 30 Examples of Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples for your inspiration.

Beautiful Textures On Black Backgrounds – 22 Free High Resolution Textures

Everything looks better on black! This texture pack has 22 artistic slapdash styled images on black backgrounds. The amazing thing about this pack is that they are extremely high resolution. Most of the images are around 4000 x 5000 pixels at 300 PPI. With this high of a resolution you can get different looks depending on where you zoom into. We hope you enjoy this release!

How A Top Performance Computer Looked In The Year 2000

Computers were still young in in 2000. The generations of computers existing in 2,000 were primarily of the Pentium 3, K6-23D, and Athlon line, by AMD and Intel respectively. Cyrix processors were still being manufactured in 2,000, but they were not very competitive performing less work per clock cycle. Cyrix died out completely soon after…

HDR Tutorial – Everything you need to know about HDR Photography

Welcome to the free tutorial! This will be fun for both of us! This simple 6-step HDR Tutorial for beginners has taught thousands of people how to do this stuff.  I’m sure it can help you too.  Remember, YOU can do this!

30 Effective Business Cards that Grab Attention

Business cards are probably the smallest, most handy, cheapest, yet most effective contact-building tool. Sadly, not all business cards are the same. There are those that stand out and there are those that do not even stand a chance…

The Biggest ever list of design resources!

Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow…

Appendix C: Great Images

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Appendix D: User-Submitted Links

Nicholas Creative is a boutique creative agency serving small- and medium-sized businesses to design and develop websites, deploy email marketing communications and optimize for search engines.

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Behind The Scene:30 Great Examples Of Logo Design Process

Whenever we turn our head we probably see a logo design.Maybe most of the people don’t pay attention to the logos in websites or outside but we definitely analyze them.

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HTML5 Icon set reloaded

Check out this great icon set! Free download, vector sources included.

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The most shocking design news of 2010

The most complete and extended review of everything we left behind in 2010. Don’t worry our dear friend, because the date thing happens to all of us, enjoy!.

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Best Tutorials – January 2011

We have a great line-up of tutorials this month, that will satisfy your artistic thirst! These tutorials range from cool photo manipulations, abstract illustrations, cool typography effects and much more.

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Feel good about being a Graphic Designer

If you are a Graphic Designer and you have doubt whether you should remain in this field or you have to change the field, then must read this article, as it will really motivate you that you are best if you are a Designer. No need to change this field as it has a lot of opportunities. So must read this article.

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30 excellent Photoshop tutorials

One of the things I like are the freebies and if they are of better quality, well here I found good tutorials for adobe photoshop turn, one to details features
it has is a software adobe photoshop very flexible in which you can make stunning effects.

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Interview Nick James Freelance Writer and Copywriter

Today we are privelidged to introduce to you all another great creative mind, I always look to expand the spotlight to all areas of design and Nick certainly shines the light on another part of design we don’t always acknowledge. Today we share with you an interview with Nick James; Freelance Writer and Copywriter. Another UK designer from the midlands Nick has his skills fleshed out in many projects and it was a great pleasure to spend some time getting to know him more.

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Vintage typewriter: The best looking jQuery contact form ever

A fancy typewriter contact form powered with jQuery, CSS and PHP along with a nice vector illustration

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How Spelling can affect your bottom line

I’m a word person, I make my living currently as an editor. I also tend to read every word, instead of the standard, natural practice of scanning and reading by memory. I pick out typos on almost every site I visit. From personal blogs to Apple’s website I’ve found typos, or spelling errors, and whenever I find them I inevitably email the site owner and let them know. It’s my way of making my Internet experience that much more enjoyable.

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50+ Free Download XHTML Templates – Free CSS Website Templates

These are 50+ Free Download XHTML Templates – Free CSS Website Templates. Which are collected from different web resources for users. These templates includes business templates, game zone templates, hosting templates, electronics templates, design studio templates, online stores, etc.

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Font Typography: 60+ Ultimate Fonts Typography Designs for Inspiration

Fonts typographic designs is now more popular and we can notice a surge for fonts Type work on portfolio sites, Here we have collected 50+ Ultimate Fonts Typography Designs for Inspiration , I found these design really inspiring, hope you will be inspired.

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2 responses to “Fresh Resources, Design Links & Inspiration #6”

  1. Great stuff as always Andrew. Since I don’t have a blog I might repost some of this on my Facebook page. I’m more of a benign lurker but just wanted to give you your props this time, great fan of your design style and the work you put into your blog.

  2. Ted → Hay thanks. I could always do with more Facebook-likes 😉

    Glad you like my work. Ill have another couple of logo-design process posts coming up soon, too. Thanks for commenting…

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