Today we have a free high res texture pack from Caleb Kimbrough. It includes 8 light grunge textures that can be used for your personal or commercial projects, no attribution required. The only restriction is that you cannot sell or re-distribute them as your own. You can download the textures from the set on Flickr and take whichever images you want.
Gadgets are a favorite subject for many designers. There are some excellent tutorials out there to help you create amazing results in Photoshop for this type of design, and we’ll feature 30 of them here. You’ll find tutorials for designing iPods, iPhones, a Blackberry, cell phones and more.
MP3 Player Design
Usability should be a priority for every website. Without usability, even the most beautiful design will be ineffective. In this post we’ll feature a number of resources, tools, software, checklists, articles, and more, that can help you to design and develop highly usable websites.
Premium Usability Resources:
There are a number of tools and resources that have been created to test and improve usability. In this section we’ll look at eight premium resources.
Silverback is usability testing software (for Mac) from Clearleft. It allows you to capture screen activity, video participants, record audio, and more. The price is $49.95, and a free trial is available.
Designers can get inspiration from just about anywhere, including well-designed product packaging. In this post we’ll feature 25 product designs from the Behance Network. If you enjoy this post you may also be interested in Product Design Inspiration.