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Designer of the Month – January: Chris Spooner

This is the first post of a new, monthly series of interviews: Designer of the Month.
Chris Spooner is a well-known member of the design community and hardly requires any introduction, but here is a short summary for all those that are behind the times.

Articles - Interviews
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Weekly DesignLove #1

It’s time for a new weekly series of posts on DesignLovr: Weekly DesignLove.
From now on we will give you each Friday one last look at the highlights of the week, before we send you off into the weekend.
We will feature the 10 best posts and 10 best web sites of the week as well as you can enjoy the latest “The Brads” Comic from Brad Colbow.
Enjoy!

Articles - Showcases
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Resource-Wednesday #4

This is the fourth post of our weekly series “Resource-Wednesday”.
As every Wednesday we will present you a multitude of free resources for Designers.
Thereby we will cover pretty much everything that might be useful for a Designer in one way or another. From free Fonts to Photoshop Patterns and Brushes to Stock Images and Vectors.

Articles - Showcases
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DesignLovr Launch Party – Win Prizes Worth $1000+

The time for our big launch party has finally come…and what a party it is. The beta version has come to an end and we’re celebrating the birth of DesignLovr with a big bang and everybody is invited to join us.

You can even win something, big time!

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Use CSS3 to Create a Dynamic Stack of Index Cards

Recently we hear a lot about CSS3 and its features and even though there are already some web sites out there that take advantage of some of the CSS3 features (including DesignLovr) we hardly ever see the full potential of what can be achieved with CSS3.

Today we’re going to take a step into that direction and discover some of the possibilities CSS3 gives us.

Coding - Tutorials
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30 Beautiful and Free Fonts You Can Use with @font-face

Web Typography was for a long time the black sheep of web design; Verdana, Arial and Georgia everywhere.

That’s why @font-face is one of the most anticipated CSS3-features. It allows you to link to fonts in your CSS-file, just like you would do it with an image, and use them like regular fonts the end user has installed on his computer.

Articles - Showcases
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Resource-Wednesday #3

This is the third post of our weekly series “Resource-Wednesday”.
As every Wednesday we will present you a multitude of free resources for Designers.
Thereby we will cover pretty much everything that might be useful for a Designer in one way or another. From free Fonts to Photoshop Patterns and Brushes to Stock Images and Vectors.

Articles - Showcases
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Best of 2009 – Articles, Tutorials, Freebies and Web Sites

2010 is finally here and we’re all looking forward to all the potentially amazing things that might happen (e.g. no more recession, no more global warming, no more IE6), but before we forget all about the last year we’ll look back one last time and reminisce about good ol’ 2009.

In honor of 2009 we proudly present the Top 9 Articles, Tutorials, Freebies and Web Sites created and published in 2009. Enjoy!

Articles - Showcases
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Happy New Year 2010

We wish all our readers, friends, visitors and fans a Happy New Year full of personal and professional successes, happiness and joy!

Our visitor stream grows daily, we have our first few RSS-Subscribers and Twitter Followers and we’re looking forward to really get started in the next year with some great, new content and our big Launch Party at the beginning of January with prizes worth over $1000. Make sure to stop by.

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Photoshop Quicktip #1 + Mini-Showcase: Mirror-Effect

Today you’ll learn how to reproduce a popular design effect in Photoshop: The Mirror Effect. This is the first out of a series of post that will teach Photoshop beginners how to apply various design effects to their designs.

But we have more than just a plain tutorial for you, we’ll also talk a little about the Mirror Effect and how and where to use it. Finally we also have a mini showcase of web sites that use the mirror effect.

Design - Tutorials
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