Vectors, icons, plugins, articles, glossy buttons, ecommerce buttons, logos and backgrounds, design techniques or any other resources that were popular in the last weeks, are here in this humble round-up. Thanks to our members who nominated and voted the best resources in the resources
section we present
you "The best design tools of May". Enjoy!
A simple search box that hides a huge database of downloadable icons.
"Vecteezy is an index of Free Vectors available for download by some of the best designers around the world. The site is updated every day..."
"Visual design elements can considerably improve the readability of the page. Using them, you can make it easier for your users to scan the presented content and find the information they?re actually looking for."
"This is E Logo Design's list of best logo design tutorials on the internet (in no particular order)."
"The CSS background property allows you to apply background colors and images to elements as required. But there are plenty of strange quirks and bugs that may surprise the unwary developer."
"Regardless of whether you take black and white photographs or colour ones, take them of your cat or of war zones, I feel a little bit of contrast goes a long way to making a photo come alive. So, let?s investigate together just what contrast"
"If content is truly king, your navigation is your knights of the roundtable ? it is the driving force for how users find information and ultimately interact with your site. So, in this web 2.0 era of over saturation on the web ? is there any room for complete creative innovation or are we all simply doomed to putting a pretty face on an old paradigm?"
"We?ve collected over 100 ?Add to Cart? buttons from the top online retailers of 2006 to give you some design inspiration. And we?ve summarized some usability guidelines that you can apply to your own ?Add to Cart? buttons."
"Plugins and filters extend Photoshop by providing new funtionality and effects that you wouldn?t otherwise be able to achieve or by simplifying a process. There are lots of plugins that you can buy but in the TutorialBlog way we are going to be taking a look at the best of the free plugins"
Explore, create and share color themes. Use it online or download themes to use with Adobe Creative Suite 2.
"One particular place to find amazing colors in nature is the Butterfly and lucky for us there are 17,500 species of butterflies in the world."
The wallpapers from the wild seventies. Make your choice from a huge range of wallpapers and order online.
The power of photoshop in pure examples.
"You seemed to like our original set of 165 vector icons, so we thought you might like them again. In 4 more colours. So, I suppose that makes 825 icons. As always, they?re free for you to use as you wish. Oh, and this time, as you asked nicely, we are giving away an svg as well. Hope you like ?em!"
"Photoshop Layer Styles are the easiest way to speed up the design process...So here is a set of 131 Photoshop Layer Styles I created in .ASL ( Photoshop Layer Style ) format."