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Bounce rate is an important metric for website designers, developers and owners to know. Bounce rate, according to Wikipedia, “essentially represents the percentage of initial visitors to a site who “bounce” away to a different site, rather than continue on to other pages within the same site. The formula used to calculate bounce rate is: […]

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This week has been crazy. Crazier than Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind – and that’s crazy. This week’s design finds include: how to make your own font, how to use your logo to up brand recognition, an awesome designy gift shop, some cool sleeves for all your gadgets, and a book on beer (designs […]

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On November 15, 2010, some fine ladies & gents launched a fun contest for graphic designers called How Low Can Your Logo? The gist of the contest is for designers to “willingly create that which you spend your entire life trying not to create: the worst logo ever. ” It’s an awesome way to bring […]

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Last week it was Found Friday #33 – Scottie Pippen – this week, #34. Shaq? Fernando Pisani? Walter Payton? Your call. You’re all probably wondering what the hell is wrong with me, but this is actually how I remember numbers. Anyway, back on topic: this week’s design finds from the depths of the internet are […]

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A graphic designer in today’s day and age has to have a wide-ranging skill set. Along with the obvious grasp of design principles like contrast, balance, color and such and the knowledge of how to use the industry-standard software, many clients also expect designers to be developers, illustrators, strategists and more. I agree with most […]

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33… the number of the great Scottie Pippen. Completely unrelated to that are this week’s design finds on the internet, and we have some goodies: some great magazine layout inspiration, an awesome iPod watch band, weirdly awesome robot art notebooks, a “make a terrible logo” contest, and an important article on landing page optimization. Read […]

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The importance of having a quality logo cannot be understated. A logo is the face of a business – it’s the first thing clients see, and we all know we’re a first-impression society. With that in mind, there are a few characteristics that any good logo must have, and these traits are must-knows for designers […]

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BAM! Jeff here, checking in with Found Friday Vol 32 – the best design finds of the week. This week: a wireless solar-powered keyboard, a great article on combining typefaces, how to change the WordPress logo in a WP install, a cool website that aggregates some of the best design resources, and an awesome piece […]

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Oh geez. It’s November. Before you go throwing your flip-flops in the storage closet, why not download this nifty desktop calendar wallpaper? Your computer will thank you for dressing it up. Click to download the November 2010 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper in 2560X1600, 1920X1200, 1680X1050, 1440X900 and 1280X800.

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Hey all, and welcome to volume 31 of Found Fridays – the best design finds of the week. This week we’re all over the place: some fun Halloween wallpapers for your desktop, a great article on effective call-to-action buttons, furniture made from old mines (yes, mines), a must-read article for designers on justifying your design […]

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