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Anyone who’s been keeping up with design news should know about Sketch. It’s a tightly-focused piece of software with an emphasis on UI design. The program is developed for OS X by Bohemian Coding with a palette of tools that mirror Photoshop and Illustrator. Although the program is meant for interfaces you can build anything including icons and simple graphics.
This gallery includes 25 freebies released for Sketch. Although not everyone is using Sketch, many designers are jumping onto the bandwagon because it’s cheaper and easier than Adobe products. These freebies provide a deeper look at the design process and offer some great tools for newbies just getting into the software.
Custom fonts are useful not just for graphics design, but also to use in your own websites via CSS @font-face. All of the free open source font families are easy to find and quick to include on your websites. But graphic/web designers also know the importance of choosing the right fonts in your mockups.
I want to present a small collection of interesting web fonts you can download for free use in any project. These are a great choice for web designers because you can easily setup your logo and heading text without needing to sacrifice much in the HTML/CSS conversion. Additionally you can produce the other web-safe font filetypes by using a service like Font2Web.
Sometimes you can learn a lot about a designer based on the type of work that they do. Designers that are sports fans often integrate their favorite sports and/or athletes into their work. In this post we’ll feature some sports-related work for your design inspiration.
Graphic design is such an engrossing topic because it requires an enormous amount of time and practice to learn. This is similar with web development, but coding is often seen as more logical and straightforward. Design has structured guidelines, but it is much more of an art than a science. You should learn these basic guidelines and understand why certain graphics or colors work together before starting to breaking those rules.
If you have passion and perseverance then nothing can truly stop you from becoming a great designer. The first step is to recognize how the process works and where your energy needs to be focused. I want to share my thoughts about graphic design for website layouts and offer a few bits of advice for anyone interested in the field.
A long time ago the Internet wasn’t such a new technology. Websites were merely static text on a page, barely even interactive. Over the past 20 years we have seen a dramatic improvement in design styles and theming for the web. These techniques often incorporate fancy icons into their layout format. These icons can help to delineate navigation links, sidebars, or even offered services. And I’ve collected 20 examples of these designs into a beautiful inspiration gallery!