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5000+ Color Gradients Set For Photoshop

October 3, 2008 • By

Using gradients in visual design helps to add dimension to your work. The Web 2.0 movement made them popular again and used wisely they can have powerful results. Adding a touch of color gradients to your backgrounds, buttons, logos, and artwork is both simple and effective. Check out this collection of PS color gradient sets, we hope the 5000+ is all you will ever need! READ MORE


Freebies, Tips

22 Firefox 3 Plugins Web Designers Can’t Live Without

September 23, 2008 • By

Mozilla Firefox has always been considered a “user-friendly” browser, but with all the customizable extensions, it has become probably the most “developer-friendly” browser as well. We have collected the best FFX dev scripts available, and installing them takes just a few clicks. And don’t forget; make sure you have downloaded and installed Firefox 3.0 as well!
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Freebies, Inspiration

20 Creative and Inspiring Free Design Magazines

September 16, 2008 • By

Over the years, PDF Magazines have become extremely popular. Unlike websites, these PDF design magazines aren’t constrained by browsers, coding, 72DPI, or even being online. Many communities have been built around these magazines, with many of them being created on user submissions. Take a look at some of the best PDF mags that the internet has to offer. READ MORE


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Worn and Torn Edges

August 15, 2008 • By

A while back I had posted a pack of worn edges on my portfolio site for people to download and use in their designs. Lately, I have noticed that some of them are showing up in designs featured on CSS galleries. Seeing this made me think that they might actually be useful. So, in an effort to make them available to more people, I am posting them here on DesignReviver.READ MORE


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400+ Time Saving Photoshop Actions

August 11, 2008 • By

Photoshop Actions are extremely useful in both saving time as well as learning new features that you may not know. They can be used to help standardize your final project better, cut down on repetitive tasks, and to assist you in a bit of creative inspiration. We have collected a handful of great (and free) downloadable PS Actions in this article and also included a nice tutorial on creating your own Actions. READ MORE


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Watercolor Roundup: 200+ Beautiful Brushes and Textures

July 29, 2008 • By

Watercolor effects are a hot trend right now in web design. It seems like we are seeing at least one or two sites featuring this style show up on the design galleries every week. Adding watercolor elements to a design can definitely give it an artistic appearance, and when done well, can make a website look as if it was scanned from a canvas.READ MORE


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400+ High Quality Patterns

July 21, 2008 • By

Patterns can be found every where. Most commonly we can see them in fabric and wallpaper, but they also make great visual elements for web design. Here is a collection of patterns of all shapes, sizes, and color. Some are images, and some are pattern files for Photoshop and Illustrator. READ MORE


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350+ Brushes, Textures, and Fonts: Massive Hand Drawn Roundup

July 10, 2008 • By

You don’t need to have your finger on the pulse of web design trends to know that hand drawn style is hot right now. To achieve this look you have a few options: you can do some sketches and doodles on paper and scan them in, or you can draw them directly in Photoshop. The third option would be to take advantage of the resources found in this article.READ MORE


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400+ Swirls, Curls, and Fleurons

June 30, 2008 • By

Ornamental web design is often comprised of swirling, curling, or flower shaped elements. This style is influenced from decorative art pieces and architectural accents from centuries ago. Using ornamental style is a great way to give your site a classic look. Here is a list of Photoshop brushes that should help you out with your next ornamental design.READ MORE


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