WebDesignerDepot – Essential Tools For Every Web Designer

WebDesignerDepot.com’s list of Essential tools for every web designer includes some of the usual suspects, like Adobe’s free Kuler, Dribbble.com, Google WebFonts, Balsamiq wireframing tool, 960 Grid, and the like. One tool I found particularly interesting was Radiant CMS, a Ruby-based Content Management System. I’ve been studying Ruby since January of this year (ever since […]

Blacking out your WordPress blog to protest SOPA / PIPA

If you blog, you’re probably aware that January 18, 2012 has been chosen by many websites as a day of protest against the draconian Stop Online Protection Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) under consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, respectively. Sites that are planning to participate in the protest […]

Google launches Android Design site

A week ago, I wrote about the launch of Google Android Training, Google’s effort to increase the number of Android developers. Now, Google has followed up by launching Android Design, “your place for learning how to design exceptional Android apps.” Looking at the Creative Vision link, I believe Android Design is focused on introducing existing […]

Free WordPress themes from dessign.net

[originally published 7 January 2012 13:16] Smashing Magazine shared a link to the Grid Portfolio theme by dessign.net on Smashing’s Facebook page. However, the Grid Portfolio theme is just one of several elegant free WordPress themes on dessign.net’s site. All the themes are designed to showcase visual work, but the demos are configured to show different […]