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Posts from June, 2012

Art & Design Inspiration Fix for June 29th 2012

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The Art & Design Inspiration Fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Rik Oostenbroek, Matt Edwards, Nathan Winter, Jonny Wan and Alex Perez.

Handy Roundup of Free Seamless & Repeating Textures

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There’s plenty of standard texture files available for use in your designs, but good quality seamless or repeating textures are much more difficult to find. This post rounds up a huge collection of useful seamless texture files, including paper, metal, concrete, fabric and good old grungy resources. Being tileable means these textures will repeat to fill an infinite space, which makes them perfect for backgrounds in your website designs.

PSD2HTML Giveaway for Access All Areas Members

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Anyone in the online design community probably needs no introduction to PSD2HTML. Since 2005 they have pioneered the PSD to HTML conversion service and have produced code for the likes of Microsoft, Toyota and Nike. PSD2HTML have kindly arranged a giveaway of two prizes for Access All Areas members; $400 and $300 worth of services to allow you to have your own designs hand crafted into beautiful HTML code.

Which Image File Format Should You Use? (and more!)

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In this week’s question time video I talk about the different image file formats available when designing websites and when you should use each one. Plus, I share my choice of font management application to help you arrange, control and sort your ever growing font collection.