It’s the lifestyle we all dream about: we can say goodbye to the corporate rat-race and use our unique skills to start up a web-based business at home. However, as many of us already know, “living the dream” of working from home as a freelance web designer or other type of web worker can be stressful, especially at the start. Will we get enough clients to become profitable? Can we get all the work done by the client’s deadline? These are just some of the things that can cause our blood pressure to rise and worries to deepen.
Dotmarkup.com is a team of designers based in Bucharest, Romania that offers PSD to HTML5 conversion services, through the latest technology available. After establishing your desired end result, their developers start coding the PSD and offer daily updates, until your project is finished. After receiving the HTML5/CSS3 code for your website, you even have a satisfaction guarantee to fall back on.
As a digital artist or designer, receiving feedback or ensuring visibility for your work is crucial. Setting up your own online portfolio is an option, but then there’s the problem of driving traffic to it. So before you get there, you can showcase your work alongside fellow designers on websites created especially with this purpose.
Metro is a user interface created by Microsoft (much like Windows Phone, Zune and Xbox), which is meant to allow the user to interact directly with the content and have the same experience on all media formats. It achieves this by relying more on typography rather than graphic elements: “content before chrome” and has been adapted as a design style due to its clean and dynamic build.
Our sister website Design TNT is back with another collection of brand-new design resources created to save you both time and money. Among these 8 awesome resources you will find a set of 38 vintage borders for Photoshop, vector advertising coupons, a set of vector superheroes, Mother’s Day vector elements, a set of Photoshop photo frames, Photoshop Brushes and more!
WordPress plugins are created to broaden the functionality of WordPress, to improve certain pre-existing features or add new ones. They constitute of php scripts that can help you build a custom website, tailored to your needs. If you have (or are just starting) a WordPress site that distributes cool vector packs , design deals or whatever your creative heart desires, this collection will surely come in handy.
If you’re thinking about going freelance, there are a lot of things to consider beside the joy of becoming your own boss. There’s a reason why people at the top of successful businesses get paid as much as they do, and that is responsibility. If you take the time to plan carefully and put into place some of the best practices right from the start, going freelance can be great. Follow these tips and you’ll never have to be up for a nine o’clock meeting again, unless of course, you want to.
Spring is finally here. The sun is warm, the birds are chirping, a gentle wind is blowing through the new green leaves and creativity is in the air. So I thought I’d provide some design inspiration in the form of brightly colored vector illustrations. I also threw some resources in the mix, to help you put your projects together in style and a surprise at the end of the post!
Our friends from Company Folders have launched 3 awesome folder PSD mock-ups that I just had to share with you. They’re the ultimate folder boutique with the largest selection. Each of their hundred plus folders is fully customizable with a variety of stocks, coatings, foils, imprint methods and more. To get an idea of what you can get on their site, download these free PSD mock-ups and take them for a spin.
St. Patrick’s Day is very close and the guys from Designious.com are already in the holiday mood. We wanted to share it with you and prepared a huge 30% discount on ALL products, so you can stack up on whatever resources you need or wanted, but didn’t have the chance to get it. So now you can pick from the thousands of vector packs, Photoshop brushes, T-shirt designs and even our already discounted bundles. Just take a look, you will definitely find something fit for your taste!