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Here we are, at volume 48 of Found Friday – the best design finds of the week. Remember, if you find something that you think is worthwhile sharing, drop me a line or a tweet and let me know about it! This week we have: a great tool for creating CSS easing animations; an awesome, […]

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Any person serious about their career – carpenters, graphic designers, dentists, or anyone else – is constantly trying to learn and improve at their craft. You and I are no different. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re an aspiring or perhaps established graphic designer (*design bro high-five*). Likewise, if you’re reading this, you’re interested […]

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Hey all – welcome to Found Friday Vol 47, the weekly series where we round up our favorite design-related finds of the week. This week, we have the following: coding up a timeline in HTML & CSS, font-embedding icons with @font-face, some fun pixel oven mitts, an article on usability and CSS3 columns, and finally […]

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Drop caps, otherwise known as initials, have long been a staple of print designers. Marking the beginning of a new section of text, drop caps are a great way to add a little bit of visual interest to whatever piece you’re typesetting. Thanks to the wonders of CSS, we can make this happen in modern browsers […]

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Hey all! Welcome to Found Friday Volume 46 – the best design finds o’ the week. This week is a good one:  a great plugin for WordPress developers (including those of us who use WordPress as a CMS); a super-informative writeup on the self-publishing of Digging into WordPress; some great March Madness t-shirts; a completely […]

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Not too long ago, I received a book in the mail: the uniquely titled The Blue Lady’s New Look and Other Curiosities. This book – a collection put together by jones knowles ritchie design firm – contains 52 articles related to design & marketing, and is a solid read for any designer looking to think […]

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Welcome designers & readers alike to Found Friday Vol 45. This week, we have a great article on link-building; a good read on the difference between mediocre & great design; the new A Book Apart book for web designers; a fun jQuery plugin that racily gets you to choose stronger passwords; and a great post […]

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It’s March! Here in Edmonton, the confused birds are chirping amongst a blizzard of snow and ice. Awesome. Totally what I associate with March and spring. Anyway, here’s this month’s desktop calendar wallpaper – some light 3D styling, some rainbow-esque colors, some dark colors, and plenty of contrast. It’s sort of a visual amalgamation of […]

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Bonjourno, and welcome to vol 44 of Found Fridays – the best graphic & web design finds on the whole wide internet. This week, we have a Graphic Designer’s Roadmap infographic, a bunch of cross-browser compatibility tools, a fun internet wishlist site, a gorgeous iPod stereo, and some useful free wireframing tools. Graphic Designer’s Roadmap […]

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Graphic designers and web designers – especially those of us who freelance or run a small design studio – are constantly meeting new people, new potential clients, describing our work processes and so on. If you’re not doing this, chances are your design career isn’t going so hot. Anyway, many of these new or potentially […]

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