September 2014 Mobile and Wearable Design and Development resources

After going through all the latest techsmashed bookmarks, i have compiled the following 18 resources for seasonal and up coming mobile UI designers and developers. The List iterates through UI

key developer-related features introduced in iOS 8

Everybody is excited about the newly rleased iOS. It sports various APIs ranging from UI to HomeKit. This article summarizes the key developer-related features introduced in iOS 8, which runs

20 Free Realistic Rusty Metal Logo Mockup Textures

I had to illegally trespass onto an old disused WW2 era Aerodrome in order to bring you my latest pa… You can find further on this from the source… here


7 Key Skills for Photo Assistants

One of the best ways to advance in business and technical skills as a photographer is to serve as an… You can find further on this from the source… here

Elements of Art in Web Design with Beautiful Examples

There are many styles in web design, and many approaches that you can use to create a unique online… You can find further on this from the source… here

Introduction to Android Wear: The Basics

IntroductionIn March 2014, Google officially announced they were branching out into the world of wea… You can find further on this from the source… here







How to Use Web Fonts With Adobe Muse

In this tutorial I will show you how to use web fonts in your Adobe Muse projects. We’ll cover font… You can find further on this from the source… here

Elements of Art in Web Design with Beautiful Examples

There are many styles in web design, and many approaches that you can use to create a unique online… You can find further on this from the source… here

Free Fractal Patterns For Your Photoshop

Fractals are very bizarre and mesmerizing visuals that have been around for ages and are being explo… You can find further on this from the source… here


On Our Radar: new iPhones, new module syntax, and CSS inheritance

Just launched! First up: If you haven’t been under a rock this week you’ll have heard th… You can find further on this from the source… here

Deal of the week: 4 Photoshop actions to convert photos to painted art

If you’re looking to really wow your site visitors with expressive images, but you don’t quite h… You can find further on this from the source… here

26 Photoshop Tutorials for iPhone App UI Design

Mobile apps are currently hotter than any burn degree classification. Thankfully we don’t need… You can find further on this from the source… here


Fresh and Free Resources for Website and Mobile Interface Designers

Every month brings you some pleasant surprises, especially if you are a web designer. A great deal o… You can find further on this from the source… here

How to Design a Weathered Illustrative Logo Set in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I’ll show you a potential process for approaching a simple… You can find further on this from the source… here

Give Designers Tools To Get You What You Need

Let’s say you’re having a healthy back-and-forth between you (a front end developer) and a designer. You can find further on this from the source… here







The Holy Grail of CSS Centering

Chris Coyier recently published a decision tree on his site, CSS Tricks, to demonstra… You can find further on this from the source… here

Create a Candy Gumball Machine Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThe look and simplicity of a gumball machine is ubiquitous in design. It’s no… You can find further on this from the source… here

Free Grungy Sponge Brushes For Photoshop

Sponges are originally sea creatures which are harvested and used for various purposes; though they… You can find further on this from the source… here


Six Things Physical Product Development Taught Me About Experience Design

September 10, 2014A couple years ago, I sold the experience design agency I co-founded. The same ye… You can find further on this from the source… here

50 Awesome Tools and Resources for Web Developers

In this article, we have gathered a collection of 50 must-have tools and resources that will help yo… You can find further on this from the source… here

Create Unique Rust and Distress Effects in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial is an excerpt from a larger set of instruction found in the Tut… You can find further on this from the source… here


20 New Clean & Minimalist Websites for Your Inspiration

‘Clean’ – how often we hear this word from web designers. These days many of them tend to make t… You can find further on this from the source… here

CSS Experiments With a Search Form Input and Button

In this tutorial, I’d like to explore how you can embellish a simple search form. We won’t be do… You can find further on this from the source… here

Quick Tip: How to Publish Artwork Directly from Adobe CC to Behance

What You’ll Be CreatingIt’s quite easy to take advantage of Adobe CC’s integration with th… You can find further on this from the source… here


Installing and Using PHPMyAdmin for Web Development

What You’ll Be CreatingPHPMyAdmin (PMA) is an excellent free, open source web-based database cl… You can find further on this from the source… here

40 Examples of White Portfolio Web Designs for Inspiration

Advertise here with BSAClean minimalist portfolios have been popular for years. Since the goal is to… You can find further on this from the source… here

20 New Clean & Minimalist Websites for Your Inspiration

‘Clean’ – how often we hear this word from web designers. These days many of them tend to make t… You can find further on this from the source… here







8 Free Customizable Vector Vintage Style Logo Designs

One of my popular freebies over the past year was the collection of 6 free customisable retro/vintag… You can find further on this from the source… here

Beautiful Examples of Websites Based on the X Theme

I used to think that finding the perfect theme to use for a WordPress website was a huge problem. Lu… You can find further on this from the source… here

Enhanced and Wearable-Ready Notifications on Android

IntroductionNotifications are a very useful way to interact with your application’s users … You can find further on this from the source… here


Creating A Mini-CSS Preprocesser For Theme Color Options

WordPress provides theme developers with a powerful system for creating easy-to-use theme option sys… You can find further on this from the source… here

Create a Modern Fantasy Card Design for Eminence: Xander's Tales in Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, Petros Afshar and I will be showing you how to create… You can find further on this from the source… here

5 HTML Website Themes for Access All Areas Members

Something completely different has been added for Access All Areas members to download today. So far… You can find further on this from the source… here


Sponsor: Frontend Masters – Expert Web Development Training

Frontend Masters produces quality video training by industry leaders like Kyle Simpson, Douglas Croc… You can find further on this from the source… here

Next Level Lightroom: Using Photoshop & Lightroom in Tandem

Photographers with a digital workflow based on Adobe Photoshop sometimes hesitate to switch to Ligh… You can find further on this from the source… here

How to use the Dribbble API

One of the websites most commonly used by designers to showcase their work is most definitely Dribbb… You can find further on this from the source… here


What I’d Tell My Younger Self To Offer Context For Learning Web Design And Development

When it comes to learning, I always stress that both theory and practice are important. One reason t… You can find further on this from the source… here

Improving Mobile Interfaces with Rich-Touch Interactions

September 3, 2014Today’s mobile devices are incredibly sophisticated computers with multi-gigaher… You can find further on this from the source… here

Tab Styles Inspiration

A couple of modern and subtle tab styles and effects for your inspiration. We use pseudo-elements, S… You can find further on this from the source… here


Is There a Difference Between a Logo and a Symbol?

Is There a Difference Between a Logo and a Symbol? In short: It’s OK to use the term ‘lo… You can find further on this from the source… here

Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide

Centering things in CSS is the poster child of CSS complaining. Why does it have to be so hard? They… You can find further on this from the source… here

HTML5 Page Visibility API

In earlier days, we had browsers that did not feature tabbed browsing, but today when you look at al… You can find further on this from the source… here