Web In Review for April 2nd 2009
Web in Review is a post of links that I collect from RSS feeds, links provided by my lovely Twitter friends, and sometimes links I happen upon by accident. Here are a few of the links I found interesting recently. I haven’t put together one of these in a while, so it’s quite a list. Check them out!
- 30+ Fresh & Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials & Neat Tips | Noupe — Illustrator is probably one of the least-used of Adobe’s main programs, but it’s the most fun! A great resource for beginners and experts.
- Zen Textures — 100’s of Free Textures — Huge library of free high-resolution textures.
- 24 ways: 10 Ways To Get Design Approval — Fantastic article about the design approval process and the psychology behind it. Must read!
- Conversation Agent: 7 Things I Learned Online that I Use at Work — Excellent article about how to use the web to your advantage at work.
- http://www.vignelli.com/canon.pdf — Massimo Vignelli’s Canon– a must-read for any designer.
- Mac Lounge Beta — Possible competitor to TweetDeck and DestroyTwitter for the Mac. Looks promising.
- 42 Pagination Design Inspiration | KomunitasWeb — Pagination is something that is so often left to the last minute or even overlooked. These sites are definitely the opposite.
- How Twitter Makes You A Better Writer — Copyblogger — Nice point of view– I definitely need to learn to be more concise!
- 100 (Non-Design) Blogs that Every Web Designer Should Read — Web Design Schools Guide — Excellent list of blogs to follow that are unrelated to design.
- Cute Twitter #failwhale wallpapers by @cheth | cheth Studios — Twitter has been on the fritz quite a bit of late, so @cheth took the opportunity to create some adorable wallpapers dedicated to everyone’s favorite cetacean.
- A tutorial for good typography in InDesign — Setting up a baseline grid | Typophile — Ran into some trouble working with baseline grids today. The following article provided by @fetopher helped me immensely.
- Children Book Illustrations Showcase — Tutorial9 — Some immensely talented illustrators. Children’s books are always an unexpected source of really great illustrations.
- 4 Must Know Logo Design Tips — Important things to consider when designing a logo that are often overlooked.
- 50 Great Wallpapers about Design | Design was here — Some beautiful wallpapers with some insightful and funny comments about design.
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