Design Review: Free Pixels

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In this review, we’re going to work through a website (FreePixels.com) as a case study, looking at its design and seeing what we can learn from it and what we could improve on.

So to start off, let’s take a look at Free Pixels. They offer almost 4000 extremely high quality images, for free. All you have to do is leave the small watermark in the corner, or create your own link back.

That makes it a very handy site for bloggers! Now load up the site in a new tab, and let’s start our case study!

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25 Color Combination Tools For Designers

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Color is difficult to get right. There’s a near infinite number of combinations out there, but only a few that will actually look right for your project. Because it’s so important to a design’s success, it’s worth taking a little time to work out your palette.

There are a lot of online tools to help out with this. They all vary slightly to suit designers with different preferences on how they work. We’ve collected together 25 of the best here, with a quick overview on each to help you decide which to try.

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60 Great AIR Apps For Web & Graphic Designers

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Adobe AIR is a great platform to build efficient and cutting edge desktop applications, that work on any operating system.

In the last few years, hundreds of very useful applications have been built on AIR for all sorts of purposes. Here we focus our attention on apps built for web and graphic designers.

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22 (Now 28!) of the Best Green Web Designs

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Today is the 3rd Blog Action Day, meaning that you’ll be bombarded by articles from all over the internet on helping our environment. We took part in the first two, and of course we’ll be taking part in the bombardment today as well.

Keeping in line with our regular topic, we’ve pulled together a collection of the best designed “green” blogs and websites out there.

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31 Outstanding Logo Tutorial

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As we said in our previous post, 45 Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration, logos have a big impact on how others view your blog or company. Logo design is one of the hardest parts to execute as it is of great importance in creating brand identity and consistency with your design.

To help with that, we have collected 31 outstanding logo tutorials from around the web.

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16 Cheat Sheets on 16 Essential Topics for Web Designers

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Cheat sheets has several benefits from saving you a lot of time to also helping you improve your skills and productivity in that cetrain task.

They provide a great and quick reference and also helps your learn faster by showing all the necessary information needed. There are documentations, but they can sometimes be a hassle.

It is pretty hard to remember everything and thankfully, there are cheat sheets. So, here are the list of some of the most essential cheat sheets every web developer and designer should have.

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45 Creative Logo Designs For Inspiration

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Logos make a big impact on how others view your blog or company. It is of great importance in creating brand identity, and you should be very careful in choosing one.

Below we have selected some beautiful and creative logos that will hopefully inspire you to be creative or give you an idea of what the current logo design trends are.

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