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Bold Typography (Uses+Inspiration+Free Fonts)

Bold Typography (Uses+Inspiration+Free Fonts)

By Tom Ross, 21st November, 2011, 47 Comments

(Articles - Theory)

This post looks at the common uses of bold typography within web design. It showcases some excellent uses of bold typography, and also provides the 5 best free bold fonts to use in your own designs.

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The Website Evolution of 6 Monster Design Blogs

The Website Evolution of 6 Monster Design Blogs

By Tom Ross, 10th November, 2009, 30 Comments

(Articles - Theory)

Learn how design giants such as SmashingMagazine, Mashable and PSDTUTS have grown from humble beginnings into the famous brands they have become by observing their constantly evolving website designs.

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A Guide for Picking a LCD Monitor for Graphic Design

A Guide for Picking a LCD Monitor for Graphic Design

By Johnson Yip, 10th February, 2010, 29 Comments

(Articles - Theory)

Today we bring you a comprehensive guide of how to pick the perfect LCD monitor for all your graphic design needs. Learn about back lights, resolutions, aspect ratios, dot pitch, contrast ratios, response times and more!

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A Comprehensive Guide to Mockups in Web Design

A Comprehensive Guide to Mockups in Web Design

By Bima Arafah, 30th April, 2010, 20 Comments

(Articles - Theory)

This comprehensive guide to mockups in web design explains exactly what mockups and wireframes are, their purpose, common mistakes made & further tips. Additionally we look at inspiring mockup designs for inspiration, plus list multiple resources and tutorials for creating mockups.

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Tricks of the Trade: Great Portfolio Design (Part 2)

Tricks of the Trade: Great Portfolio Design (Part 2)

By Tom Ross, 23rd January, 2010, 17 Comments

(Articles - Theory)

A look at the techniques and tricks used by designers to build up a truly great portfolio design. Part 2 looks at use of textures and white space.

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