50 Beautiful Flash Websites
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Flash enabled designers and developers to deliver rich content over the browsers, creating motion, interactivity and an impressive visual experience. Good Flash-sites do not require too much bandwidth, load fast and allow for a smooth interaction; besides, beautiful Flash-based sites are Photoshop masterpieces, transporting some kind of reality and fantasy to the Flash movie. [Source:

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Beautiful High-Quality Free Fonts For Your Designs
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Every now and again we take a look around, select “fresh” high-quality free fonts and present them to you in a brief overview. The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually the time you should be investing in your current projects. We search for them and we find them,

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Fantastic Wallpapers That Will Blow Your Desktop Away
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The wallpapers for this post were selected over a long period of time; they cover mainly nature, abstract and digital art (further collections will be coming if you are interested). We’ve tried to pick only the most beautiful ones and hopefully you won’t be disappointed. [Source: SmashingMagazine]

35 Examples Of Masterful Lighting Effects In Web Design
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Using a light source the right way can add dimension and beauty to a website design. Strong light sources create a stark contrast between light areas and shadows in a design, making the elements look more realistic and dimensional and less flat. Some websites opt instead for a dim light source to create a soft

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40 Stunning and Creative Graffiti Artworks
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Graffiti represents an art form that is unrestricted, one that rebels against conventional forms of artwork. Graffiti is intertwined into human history, dating back to the Roman Empires where they were plastered onto walls to make political statements and satirize current events. [Source: SmashingMagazine]

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: May 2009
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Desktop wallpapers can serve as an excellent source of inspiration. However, if you use some specific wallpaper for a long period of time, it becomes harder to draw inspiration out of it. That’s why we have decided to supply you with smashing wallpapers over 12 months. [Source: SmashingMagazine]

40 Beautiful Skateboard Designs
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The skateboard has been a favorite medium of artists for decades. Not only does it provide a sturdy surface to paint on, but it offers a great way to have your artwork be seen in the community. Skateboarding culture, which was once looked on as a short-term fad for rebellious teens, has established itself in

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Showcase Of Well-Designed Tabbed Navigation
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There are an extensive amount of roads you can take in web design, specifically in navigation. Here, we will talk about one specific navigation technique, tab-based navigation. If properly carried out, tabbed navigation can be very clean and organized within a web layout. So what is tabbed navigation? Well, it is essentially a set of

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Backgrounds In Web Design: Examples And Best Practices
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The background holds the theme of the website, and there are a vast amount of possibilities when designing a website background. This article goes over the best practices and popular trends of backgrounds in the current stage of innovative Web design. [Source: SmashingMagazine]

50 Stunning Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials
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Wondering how cool text effects are made for the leading print and web industries? You can do it, too! Here is anohter great article from SmashingMagazine and it will help you achieve to become a photoshop expert.

10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills
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Another great post from SmashingMagazine. I wish I can learn how to take those “BEAUTIFUL” pix!! But they told me to throw away my “toy” camera first haha hell no XD

Web Design Trends for 2009
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Smashing Magazine published an article about the web design trends for 2009 which I think it’s very useful and a must-read! Stay tuned for the 2nd part coming up this week.