Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #14

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #14

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It's just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @WeGraphics to stay up to date with unique and useful links.

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Below a collection of awesome articles and resources that we have found in the last week. We suggest you to bookmark and read them. Take your time, get inspired!

Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment

  1. written by Rype
  2. topics: Illustrator tutorial
best of the week In this tutorial Rype will show you how to create a simple retro type treatment. Even though its simple, it uses some powerful Illustrator features. Read the article

Astonishing Movie Art Concepts by Peter Popken

  1. written by Paulo Gabriel
  2. topics: Inspiration
best of the week We often get to watch great movies. It might not always have a good story telling there are some cool photography and much of those visuals come from great art concepts made by amazing artists like Peter Popken. Read the article

Create an Electric Feel in Photoshop

  1. written by An1ken
  2. topics: Photoshop tutorial
best of the week Today we will be looking at how to go about creating a image with a electrifying, capturing feel. I will show you how to use simple colors and basic Photoshop effects to create an intensifying image that will certainly make your friends jealous. Read the article

Create Elegant, Glassy, 3D Typography in Photoshop and Illustrator

  1. written by Cerri Antonio
  2. topics: Photoshop and Illustrator
best of the week In today?s tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create elegant, glassy, 3D typography using Photoshop and Illustrator. Read the article

The Evolved User Experience: Using social media technologies to drive UX design and product strategy

  1. written by Alexander Negash
  2. topics: User Experience
best of the week In today?s fast-moving business market, a new product can fail as quickly as it was launched if, by the time it reaches the market, it?s either less useful and engaging, or isn?t innovative enough. Read the article

Exploring Markup for Breadcrumbs

  1. written by Chris Coyier
  2. topics: markup, breadcrumbs
best of the week "...the HTML is not semantic. Coding a breadcrumb as an unordered list makes it seem like the items are on the same hierarchical level, like it?s a set of items in a row. The items in a breadcrumb are not, they represent a path, with each link being a 'child' of the last." Read the article

Supersized 3.0 ? Full Screen Background & Slideshow jQuery Plugin

  1. written by Sam Dunn
  2. topics: plugin jQuey, slideshow
best of the week Supersized has been one of the most popular posts on Build Internet since the original came out in February 2009. We thought it was time for an update. Read the article

Web Designers vs. Web Developers (Infographic)

  1. written by wix
  2. topics: designers vs developers, infographic
best of the week Let?s be honest. Being a web developer or a web designer doesn?t exactly give you an edge with the pretty girls (or guys) at your local pickup bar. If you were a part-time firefighter or investment banker, maybe. Read the article

Designing Memorable Websites: Showcase of Creative Designs

  1. written by Sarah & Adrienne Kahn
  2. topics: web design, inspiration
best of the week One of the main goals of having a website, whether it be a portfolio website or a business website, is to declare your presence on the Web. There are thousands upon thousands of websites out there; it?s pretty well established that you are competing for your audience?s interest and attention. To this end, it?s important to make those few seconds count when making a first impression. Read the article

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