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Why hello, dear readers, and welcome to Volume 18 of the world-famous* Found Friday series. This week we have a great mix of design-related (sometimes loosely related, I’ll admit) finds: a fun/simple sign app for iPad/iPhone, a great article on type choices, a preview of the USA World Cup bid design by Pentagram, 9 great […]

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Some web designers write their own code; some don’t. Even if you’re in the former category, chances are you have worked with a developer who has been hired to bring one of your web designs to life (if you haven’t, you will soon). Sometimes clients have a developer already in mind and are just looking […]

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Chances are that if you’re reading this, you’re either a designer or someone interested in design at some level. On top of that, a good percentage of you readers freelance either full or part-time. There are a lot of freelance designers out there, and the majority of us brand ourselves as just that: a freelance […]

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Adding 3D elements to your website design is the hot business these days. I can see why; it adds depth and visual interest to the design. These elements can be seen through use of perspective and lighting; using these two elements today, we’ll learn how to create a floating 3D box in Photoshop. This tutorial […]

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Web users are bombarded with information on a daily basis, and it’s been shown that the way users read on a computer is completely different to how they read offline. Skimming content is the name of the game, and if the user doesn’t immediately see what he or she wants to see in a few […]

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Most indie musicians are either poor, barely scraping by, or living with their parents. It’s a tough racket, and there are a lot of things to pay for when you’re a musician: touring, gas, recording, printing an album, promo materials and so forth. With that in mind, we donated some time to create and give […]

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As a design studio that does a lot of branding & identity work for small businesses, we often find ourselves creating PDFs to showcase design concepts to our clients. A good presentation of design concepts can greatly influence a client’s view of your skill and professionalism. However, it’s not very efficient to create a new […]

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Welcome one & all to Found Friday Vol 14. This week gives a special shout-out to SwissMiss, because 3 of the items featured here I found first on her blog. I suggest following & bookmarking her site, as it’s a gold mine for solid & interesting design. This week’s finds include a super simple link-compiling […]

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posted in Articles // Fonts by

There are a bevy of tools in the typography-savvy web designer’s toolbox these days. No longer are we tied down by the age-old web safe font list; now, we actually have choices when it comes to setting & styling live type on the web. Of course, there are still issues with those using old browsers, […]

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A couple of weeks ago, I launched a side project of mine: Chorus Magazine. My regular readers know this already, as I shamelessly promoted it here on the launch date. However, today I’d like to reveal my thought processes behind Chorus the brand and showcase the various design elements that came along with that: logo, […]

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