designlinks Most Popular Design Links of the Week 24 30 May 2010

Here at Web Design Mash we are huge fans of Twitter and on this weekly post you will find the most popular links tweeted by our Twitter Account throughout the week. These are not the top links chosen by us but chosen by you and the amount of clicks they received.

If you wish to stay up to date with all the latest design news and links then follow us on Twitter and you can also click on our Twitter page for a real-time up date of our ‘Love Design’ List featuring over 260 designers and design enthusiasts.

40 Various Examples of Round Edge Business Cards – Naldz Graphics

Business card serves as a connection for your clients to your business. And for this to connection to be effective, your card must be differing from the others.

35 Highly Detailed Photoshop Tutorials in 2010 – Vision Widget

Photoshop is the tool of choice for most designers,there maybe other powerful graphic editor that offer similar functionality, this post is unique in the way that it showcase some awesome and well written Photoshop tutorials that have been created so far from the beginning of 2010 will help you learn fantastic ways to improve your skills and amplify your artistic know-how.

37 Unusual Examples of Business Card Design – Freelance Switch

Today we’re launching a redesign and refresh of our popular Creattica gallery of inspirational work. The site features almost six thousand items, many of which are just mind-bogglingly amazing.

Dreamweaver CS5 and WordPress Theme Design – Standout Blogger

I am not sure if you have already heard, but the latest copy of Adobe Dreamweaver, CS5, comes with WordPress theme integration (as well as Drupal and Joomla).

30 Stunning Examples of Long Exposure Photography - Web Design Ledger

Long exposure photography involves leaving the shutter open for longer periods of time to allow more light to be captured. This technique is used by photographers to produce breathtaking results.

Semantic CSS3 Lightboxes – Six Revisions

The rise of jQuery, MooTools, and JavaScript frameworks has given many web designers a new lease on life, adding more unique functionality into their sites.

650 Free Photoshop Patterns – Design M.ag

The use of repeating patterns in Photoshop can help to produce attractive website backgrounds with very little effort, and of course patterns have other uses as well.

Beautiful Google Doodles (1998 – 2010) – Hongkiat

We’re all familiar with Google Doodles – the customized logos that appear on the search engine’s home page to commemorate special dates or events.

20 Awesome jQuery Enhanced CSS Button Techniques - Speckyboy

With all the talk of CSS3 at the moment, its easy to overlook the impact Javascript, especially jQuery, can have on the appearance of the basic web button.

60 Absolut Vodka Print Advertisement – Design Your Way

Absolut has a certain style of advertisements and a great variety. From what you can see here, it’s for les connaisseurs and it tries to attract people from certain domains by involving the name “absolut” and the bottle into certain photos or situations.

40 Retro and Cool Pop Cultural Vector Resources -Speckyboy

Retro(ism) is a cool, cultured and at times humorous representation of pop culture design from the 1930s through to the 1980s. Whereas design trends come and go, retro as a style has remained and will always be “evergreen” (ironic that), and will always be popular with designers due to its distinctive and bold representation of a by gone era.

How To Create Your Own Tinyurl Style URL Shortener – MakeTech Easier

A URL shortener is a service that takes in a long URL and  gives you a short and memorable URL that you can distribute to anyone you want.

40 Creative Advertisements With Unexpected Ideas – Dev Snippets

Today, we are going to explore 40 unique ideas of creative advertisements that will make you look twice. Some great techniques and ideas were used in all of these ads and I think they are brilliant!

60 Creative Laptop Skins – Splashnology

Laptop Skins are gaining in popularity as the give our laptops a unique feel and help protect our laptops from damages.

4 Awesome Fresh Font Collections – Design Reviver

Limiting your design range to reusing the same font on project after project doesn’t go for making a decent body of work. It is essential that all designers have a good library of fonts that they can rely upon.

7 Must-Have Free & Fabulous GUI Vectors Free – Devlounge

I can spend hours looking through all the free vectors available online- but the truth is that these are the ones I use the most: they’re vectors of various GUI (graphical user interface) elements, and they’re a must-have for any web or app designer for professional-looking presentations.

Photos of the Week No. 1- Street #Photography – Web Design Mash

This is a new post for WDM and as we are all fans of nice photography here it seems only right to show off some stunning snapshots. Each week will be about a different category. This week will be focusing on Street photography.

114 Epic, Weird and Totally Awesome Images – Presidia Creatve

What seems like years ago, we posted an awesome collection of funny, epic, weird, bizarre, crazy, humorous and just plain awesome images that was a big hit with the community.

35 Surreal Examples of Multiplicity Photography – Noupe

Multiplicity is a photography technique in which the same person is photographed from different angles and directions and then the bunch of photographs are digitally re-mastered in Photoshop showing clones of the person doing different things all in one photo.

40 Provoking Shots of Urban Decay – PSD Fan

These 40 superb examples demonstrate how the medium of photography can give life and beautiful to the most distressed and worn out of subjects.

20 Elegant Fonts for Clean Design – Web Design Ledger

Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding top notch free files and sharing them with our readers.

Creative Footer Design: 60 Excellent Examples - Instant Shift

A perfect layout, A Good Design and Nice resource can produce a creative output. Layout, textures and patterns are used more often than one may think but the outcome of different combination can result verity of designs.

15 Photography Gadgets You’ll Want Bad – ReadyPhotoSite Blog

As technology evolves, thousands of various gadgets and devices are appearing at the global market every day. The progress doesn’t pass by the photography industry and today there are lots of smart photography related tools and gizmos available at the online and offline stores.

25 Examples of Amazing Packaging Design – Vandelay Design

Packaging design can make a profound difference on the sales of a product and how it is viewed by customers.

Learn How To Create A Scrollable Website – HV Designs

What we’ll be creating is a small low key website which scrolls down to each section when a navigation item is clicked.

Evolution of FIFA World Cup Logos 1930 to 2010 – Web Design Mash

So why not take a look at the logos from 1930 to 2010 and see how the design and brand has evolved over the last 80 years. Who will you be routing for and which logo is your favourite?

Really Cool Hotels From Around The World – The Roxor

After a year of hard work, it’s time to take some time off and relax. There’s no better place to relax than on some exotic beach or in a new and undiscovered city.

40 Amazing Web Apps for Freelancers – Pro Blog Design

Web apps are great because you can access them from anywhere, they keep all of your data safe, and for the most part, they’re straightforward to get up and running with (No installations or configuring needed!)

A Showcase Of 20 Amazing Digital Illustrations – Smashing Share

Digital illustration has been one of the most rapidly evolving art forms of recent years, as technology and software improves, and as artists push boundaries and realise the capabilities of computer-based image creation.

20 Great FREE WordPress Themes That Don’t Suck! – Web Design Mash

I’ve trawled through the web to find some free themes that I think look pretty good. Hope you like the collection that I present here to you. Enjoy!

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About Anjelica

Anjelica De Alexandris has written 73 post on web design mash.

Anjelica De Alexandris is a designer, design fan and researcher based in the South West, United Kingdom. Anjelica considers herself to eat and sleep design and loves her Mac to bits. Anjelica writes for numerous design blogs including Web Design Mash (Author and Editor throughout 2010), Rez, Design is Dead and Blog of Francesco Mugnai.



8 Responses

  1. Louis Gubitosi
    May 31, 2010 - 12:33 PM

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  2. sheri strykowski
    May 31, 2010 - 12:33 PM

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    May 31, 2010 - 07:19 PM

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  4. Starr
    May 31, 2010 - 11:24 PM

    Hey thanks for the resources. I’ll have to check Zurte out

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  7. Zurte.com
    Jun 01, 2010 - 12:06 PM

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