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Can the iPad Pro Compete as a Design Tool?

Apple made it clear in their announcement of the iPad Pro that their new larger and more powerful tablet was intended for the enterprise consumer. The new device boasts a large and crisp display and, with the addition of the Apple Pencil, the iPad Pro becomes a more sophisticated tool...Read more

The Best Ways to Learn HTML in 2015

So you’ve decided to learn programming. The next question is, which language should you learn? This is a common hurdle that many complete beginners like myself find more intimidating than coding itself. Experienced designers, even those that work closely with web developers, might decide that coding isn't worth the effort,...Read more

Top New Features for Web, UX and Mobile App Designers in Photoshop CC 2015

Adobe released a major update to Photoshop last week with lots of new and exciting features for users, in particular there appears to have been a considerable amount of focus on features for web and user interface designers. This is good news, and we want to share and discuss these...Read more

Essential Resources for The Ultimate Designer’s Toolbox

It's essential for a designer to create a toolbox, or an arsenal, of tools that he/she uses to create various effects and techniques in a project. The amount of time it saves allows a designer to concentrate on the job at hand versus having to spend time creating the resources...Read more

5 Indispensable Tips to Design More Effective Icons

Icons are one of the most overlooked elements of user interface design. There is often a lot of history behind each icon that you see in your favourite apps and on the web. As a designer, it is your responsibility to attempt to create the 'perfect' icon for a given...Read more

How to Develop and Implement a New Client Questionnaire

A couple of weeks ago we explored 5 ways to tell if a new client is the right client by asking yourself several questions to help you determine if you should take on this new client. This week will look at a series of questions to ask the potential client...Read more

Quick Tip: How to Change the Pixels Per Inch of An Image in Photoshop

A common misconception that most people have is that the pixels per inch (PPI) or dots per inch (DPI) of an image has some bearing on the quality of an image. The truth of the matter is that pixels per inch is more like a meta data tag that tells...Read more

5 Ways to Tell if a New Client is the Right Client

Have you ever noticed that some clients fit you like an old pair of jeans, and then some clients are a struggle right out of the gate? What if I told you there was a simple method for determining if a new client is the right client. It's simply a...Read more

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