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UPDATED: Win a WordPress Theme from TemplateMonster

How about a giveaway? Do you like this idea? Then it’s time to know that TemplateMonster is giving away 3 premium WordPress themes to 3 lucky winners (each winner will get one theme). For a chance to win a premium WP theme, please leave a comment to this post and tell us which TemplateMonster WordPress theme you like best and why. Naturally, you can not answer this question without visiting templatemonster.com. So, take a few minutes of your time to find the WP theme you’d like to win, copy its ID and add it to your comment. About TemplateMonster TemplateMonster …

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40 Uncanny Halloween Flyer Templates

What does Halloween mean in this modern age? It means good food, good laugh and hard partying. It’s a day of laughter, fun and thrill. Nowadays, the event is usually celebrated with costume parties, trick or treats, kiddie parties and sizzling club gimmicks at night. In fact, it’s only a few weeks away. At this point, people are preparing for their own Halloween parties. Everyone is busy planning their attire, food, decorations and music for this Halloween. So if you’re hosting a Halloween party, you’re probably busy with the preparations.  I know it’s not easy to plan a party so …

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When Your WordPress Theme Doesn’t Matter

Some people choose a WordPress theme based on the niche it is designed for. This happens very often, and in fact – to many Photocrati customers. Some WordPress themes are designed to look how a niche specific theme should… like a church or restaurant theme. If you own a restaurant, do you choose a theme because it says it’s designed for your industry? Do you choose the theme because it contains a menu system? This is a great debate, and one that has and will go on for a very long time. The Photocrati theme falls into this same situation …

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20 Creative Food Advertising Designs

Everyone needs food, this is a universal truth. But because of the growing market today, different food manufacturers are competing against each other. A company must think of ways to outwit, outplay and outlast their competition to be the sole “survivor” in this industry. The most effective way of doing this is by having advertisements. And not just plain old advertisements, to be able to be successful, you must have a creative advertisements and not just those monotonous, stereotype advertisements that others have. An advertisement can spell a company’s success or failure. In order to have an effective advertisement, it …

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5 Design Elements Hitting Their Stride in 2013

Web design trends come and go, with some successes, such as flexible frameworks, and some flops, such as full flash sites with unskippable intros. 2013 has seen quite a few Web design elements that improve user experience, expand interesting features for Web developers, and start pushing the capabilities of HTML 5 to its limit. Here are a few up and coming Web design elements that you should consider the next time you’re building a website: Designing for Small Screens 56 percent of mobile phone users have smartphones and the number of people browsing websites on their phones continues to rise, …

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How to set up a graphic designer office

If you’re a graphic designer or involved with photography, your requirements for a suitable working space vary considerably from the average Joe. You’ll need specialist equipment, more space and even different furniture. You should plan and think through the following four points carefully before you start this renovation. Space A graphic designer’s workspace can require considerably more space than a traditional home office. Measure the room to ensure that it can accommodate a large desk, storage furniture and all of your electronic equipment. Plan ahead so that you have enough wall space to hang artwork, photos and design ideas to …

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How to set up a perfect photography studio

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or just looking to take your photography career to the next level, setting up your own studio is a challenging – but also exciting – task to undertake. If this is your first foray into studio photography, you needn’t worry: this guide will take you through the key points you’ll need to consider before you take the plunge. Finding your space You’ll want to find a room that is bare, large and has easy access to power outlets. Ideally, you want to avoid floors that have carpet or padding, and instead go for hard concrete, …

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Use Of Colors In Web Design Considering Specific Countries

Social networking and online communities are making the world a little smaller each day. As gaining international readers is not difficult for a website in recent times, it is important for web designers to measure the message the websites send out to a potentially wide user base. The use of colors in web design has found a new value with the introduction of flat web design trend. However, it is also vital for web designers to remember that one single color can have different meanings at different corners of the planet. Color associations vary from culture to culture. What a …

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Flat Design & Color Trends – The Next Gen Mobile Web Definition

Flat web design is a rage nowadays! But why is it so popular? The reason lies in its use of simple effects to bring up a design scheme which do not belong to the category of skeuomorphism or do not have 3D attributes. In short, effects like gradients, embossing, bevels and drops shadows are completely removed from flat web design. The appearance of flat design is simple – direct and user-friendly, thus making it a stupendously popular (as well as trendy) option for mobile user interfaces. Of course, going flat has its own set of benefits. The content is straightforward, …

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Monday Freebie: 120 Handwritten Decorative Shapes 01 and other Stuffs

It’s brand new Monday, and as usual we are here to bring you limited free stuff from Creative Market. It has been my routine to check their website every week and look at their free stuff section, if you are in need of design goodies that no single penny is required and have a quality stuff, wander no more, head to their website and start picking up those free goodies This week’s free stuffs; 120 Handwritten Decorative Shapes 01 120 handwritten decorative vector shapes in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop (resizable shapes). Shapes like ribbons, dividers, ornaments and corners.Great for …

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