10 Principles Of Effective Web Design

Effective Webdesign
and the utility, not the visual design, determine the success or failure of a web-site. Since the visitor of the page is the only person who clicks the mouse and therefore decides everything, user-centric design has established as a standard approach for successful and profit-oriented web design. After all, if users can’t use a feature, it might as well not exist…. Read more here >>

Transparent PNGs in Internet Explorer 6

Newer breeds of browser such as Firefox and Safari have offered support for PNG images with full alpha channel transparency for a few years. With the use of hacks, support has been available in Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6, but the hacks are non-ideal and have been tricky to use. With IE7 winning masses of users from earlier versions over the last year, full PNG alpha-channel transparency is becoming more of a reality for day-to-day use… Read more here >>

Time Management #8: Resources

In this series I’ve given you my take on time management and how it can help or hinder creative work. In doing so, I’ve taken elements from different systems, having assimilated them over time and adapted them to my own needs… Here is a round up of great tips from Mark McGuinness. There is some good reading and tips here! The whole series is also available as a free e-book! Click here to read the article and download the free e-book >>

Understanding Web Design

Understanding Webdesign
We get better design when we understand our medium. Yet even at this late cultural hour, many people don’t understand web design. Among them can be found some of our most distinguished business and cultural leaders, including a few who possess a profound grasp of design—except as it relates to the web… read the rest of the article here >>

Creating and using logos

Creating and using logos
Slingshot’s Mat Burhouse demonstrates how to approach, create and use logos, from sketch book to style guide… This is a great tutorial which shows you the steps from making the outlay to the styleguide, I think this tutorial might come in handy for a lot of people wondering how to go about producing their first logo :o) Click here to visit and download the tutorial >>

Top 10 signs why you should drop a client

Top 10 reasons to drop a client
Great article on why you should drop a client like a bad habit. When reading through this article I could see a lot of my clients in some of these points! Thats the reason why i’m dropping them, because they have become a bad habit, so has the company I have been cooperating with for the last year with my projects. Get rid of your bad habit clients etc. and live a happier freelance life, money aint everything :o) Click here to read the article >>