Freebies, Tutorials

Creating a Grunge Autumn Themed Calendar for September

September 3, 2010 • By

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating an Autumn themed Calendar for this month of September. The style here is dark and grungy and the final result is appropriately titled the ‘The Fall.’ This being the season of falling leaves from trees. The techniques used to attain the final image are the application of Blend modes, the use of grunge brushes

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General

Touchscreens and Hover states

September 3, 2010 • By

With the huge popularity of mobile touch devices and the current major drive to make everything web related compatible with these devices, today’s Design Reviver Answers discussion is certainly relevant with current development trends. The question that was asked was “Will Touchscreen devices make hover states a thing of the past?”

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Inspiration

Amazing Pure CSS3 Experiments

September 2, 2010 • By

The new and revitalized CSS3 properties have not only opened up many, many marvelous development solutions for web designers, it has also allowed talented developers to push the boat out further and showcase there CSS skills by building and styling in ways that were never ever thought possible previously.
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Tutorials

How to Create Pepsi Can in Photoshop

September 1, 2010 • By

In our tutorial, we’ll be creating a shiny Pepsi can. For it to be convincingly realistic, a number of Layer Styles such as Gradients, Inner Shadows and Glows would be applied to a flat can shaped image.The resulting effect would be a 3D-like Pepsi can.

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Inspiration

A Selection of Mobile UI Wireframe Sketches

August 31, 2010 • By

Reading about the UI design process of any web site, web application or even a mobile app can be very informative and inspirational for any designer. But nothing would beat experiencing the initial design process, as the original designer did, and getting the chance to view the fruition of a UI concept. The only way you could experience this is by having a look at the designers initial wireframe sketches, and that is exactly what we have for you today in this news round-up – A Selection of Mobile UI Wireframe Sketches.

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Tutorials

Three Kick-Ass Web Developer Tutorials

August 26, 2010 • By

Sometimes to get your development juices flowing you just need a meaty project or an in-depth tutorial that you can sink your teeth into and lose yourself for a few hours in coding bliss. And that’s what we have for you today, three tutorials that will satisfy your code craving! They are not only roll-up-your-sleeves and put-on-a-pot-of-coffee good but they will also introduce you to some of the latest CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery techniques.

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Articles

How and Why Would Anyone Validate Their Code

August 25, 2010 • By

Validating HTML or CSS code is a controversial topic. Many are strict on assuring their code is validated while others do not care at all. There are plethoras of reasons why you should validate your code, or at least as much as possible instead of ignoring the errors. We discuss several benefits to validating your HTML and or CSS.READ MORE


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