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Roundup: Best Design & Photography related Articles June 2011

Posted in Roundups By Suraj Vibhute

Our blogging community is very active, especially design and photography related blogs. There are numerous blogs which publish informative and valuable articles each day, but finding useful articles at one place becomes hard.

That’s why at end of the month we publish roundup of useful articles. Here we collected few interesting articles related to design, photography, tutorials, freebies and social media.

Roundup June 2011


Dos and Don’ts of an Effective Web Designing

Irrespective of the size and nature of the site, there are some basic points that should be followed while crafting a site.
Here are do’s and don’ts of effective web designing that may help you in designing a site.

Create a sleek graphic design studio layout

Learn how to create a modern graphic design studio for your own business following the last website trends.

40 Minimalist Print Ads That’ll Catch Your Eye

While print advertising always seems like a marketer’s dream when compared to online ads, here is a showcase of 40 creative and beautifully designed minimalist print ads. The messages are quick and easily digestible.

Dragons, Demons and Warriors Featuring Kim Tae Kyeong

SiaKim, real name Kim Tae Kyeong is fantasy artist from Korea. A lot of her work is a dedication to Blizzard Entertainments Starcraft and Warcraft series.

Rediscovering humanity in design

Is design losing its humanity? No one would suggest that computers are as adept as talented humans at creating innovative designs?—?yet?—?but technology has been making a significant impact on design-related professions in the last few years.

Benefits of Freelancing – 5 Designer Perspectives

The concept of freelancing is an attractive one: you choose your own hours and set your own schedule, not to mention your own rates. In this article, here they mentioned 5 top designers (from around the world) to find out how the freelance life is treating them.

Showcase Of Superbly Executed Vector Graphics – 50 Vectors

Vector graphics need a lot of patience to be created, especially if it’s a complex illustration. It’s wonderful what illustrators can create with a little bit of hard work, a lot of imagination and a selection of vivid colors. In this article you have 50 inspirational vector illustrations created by talented illustrators.

40 Superb Examples Of Oversized Websites

One of the most important advantages of oversized websites is the ease of navigation. In this article you can find 40 examples of big looking websites that are very well designed.

25 Beautiful Navigation Menus

Navigation menus are a critical part of web design because of their importance for usability and creating a position user experience. In this post you will find 25 websites that have beautiful menus.

Great Examples of ‘About Us’ Page Design: A showcase for Inspiration

Everyone would be completely agreed on the statement that “About Us page of any website is the face of a business”.  Here is a showcase of great ‘About Us’ page design. Have a look and get inspired.

50+ Awesome Elf And Elven Character Digital Art

Here is a list of some of the most beautiful and the most creative digital artworks of elves. Some of these are in 3d and have been used in many video games.

30+ Best CSS Tutorials

In this post you will find many informative CSS tutorials, each will design you a new and different thing from the previous one.

60 Awesome After Effects Tutorials

Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and composting software, used for post-production of films and videos. Here are some of the best after effects tutorials.

30 examples of Beautiful Business Card Designs

Business cards tell lots of things about you and your business, are you planning  your new business card design? here we collected 30 examples of beautiful business card designs for your inspiration.


Beautiful examples of camera light leak effect

Light leaks in photography are becoming more and more popular. In fact, some people actually simulate such an effect during the editing process to add that retro vintage look to their photos. To find out more on how to create your very own photo light leak effect in Photoshop, you can refer to this article.

Bird Photography: The Majesty of Bird Photographs

Bird photography is one of the most popular niches in nature photography. In this post, you will find some great bird photos to inspire you when getting started with bird photography yourself.

40+ Stunning Deep Blue Sky Photography

Most of us do not really realize how wonderful the world we are living in. These amazing sky photography were shot at numerous places, and favor by many other photographers, so hopefully you guys will love them too.

20 Beautiful Photographs of Pin-Up Girl

A pin-up girl, also known as a pin-up model, is a model whose mass-produced pictures see wide appeal as popular culture. This post features the beautiful photographs of pin-up girls.

Fresh Photography: 30 Refreshing Pictures to Inspire You

Fresh photography has a unique ability to refresh your mind and help you to feel relaxed. In this fresh photography roundup, you’ll find 30 refreshing pictures to help inspire you throughout the rest of your day.

Examples Of The Always Surprizing Aerial Photography – 75 Photos

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated position. Here are some new bird’s eye photos that you probably haven’t seen before.

Beautiful Portraits Photography by Daniela Majic

Beautiful portraits photography by Daniela Majic. Daniela is a Photography College Student based in Canada.


50 Cool Fonts Of All Times

50 Cool Fonts, some of them are years old, but their glory is long lasting. They have tried to select bests of the best fonts. Evergreen Cool Font collection.

30 Useful CSS Typography Tricks

Most effective CSS Typography Tricks and tips that will make your website look more impressive and engraining and that too with less effort.

72 Free PSD Web Design Elements PSD files

dobe Photoshop PSD files can be used to create good-looking and eye-catching web design layouts, icons, buttons, any web design elements and much more. Here’s a collection of free web design elements layered PSD files.

How to Create an Intense Movie Poster in Photoshop

It is a lengthy tutorial and very informative tutorial and in this tutorial you will learn how you can create beautiful movie poster in Photoshop.

50 Mind Blowing Twitter Backgrounds

People are using Twitter to establish themselves as someone experienced. Here are 50 mind blowing twitter backgrounds for your inspiration.

Top 40 Windows 7 Wallpapers

If you are a big fan of Windows 7 and always looking around how to change or update your boring windows wallpapers, then you will find this post very useful.

30 Really Cool Free Icons to Download

Do you like to download latest beautiful icon packs? Here is a collection of 30 Really Cool Free Icons to Download.

Freebie: Elegant Login form PSD

Ready made PSD files can save lots of time, today we are giving away elegant PSD file of Login form, you can use it for your project like web design without any restriction.

Social Media & Blogging

Simple Steps To Improve Your Company’s Online Presence

Most of the businessmen in the online industry make their best efforts to enhance their online presence. They just wonder about the latest trends and techniques followed by the online business world.

The Ultimate Guide to On-Page Optimization

This guide is intended to be a cheat sheet that allows you as a designer or developer to really bake SEO into the projects you are working on.

How to Promote Your Blog

If you’ve found that you’re not getting as much traffic as you’d like there are many ways in which you can promote your blog and get the kind of traffic that you want.

Why Every Website Owner Should Build a List

Building a list is one of the most important things you will need to do for your business. In fact it is the one thing that you should begin doing right now.

How To Handle Bad SEO Clients? Right Time Communication

You are working as freelancer and handling different clients at the same time. Sometime you have to work with bad clients who never get happy with your work, here are few tips to handle these types of clients.

PLR Articles: Waste of Time Or A Goldmine?

PLR (Private Label Rights) articles are only good for rewriting & republishing, there is more to PLR articles than just putting them into an article spinner.


18 Useful Web Based Code Editors for Developers

The main tool for developers is of course code editors. Mostly it is a standalone application but you know there are also many online code editors around the internet. Here are some of them…

10 Productivity Tools To Save More Time Online

So here are 10 innovative tools that help me greatly to get more done and focus on what is important. I hope some of them are useful for you too.

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A good roundup of useful articles. I am truly grateful for this list.

Jerry Hart
Jerry Hart

Thanks for the post, it is really a very good list of article, thanks for shearing.

Mehboob Talukdar
Mehboob Talukdar

I think this is one of the best Article I have seen.
Thanks a lot.


That is one big list of articles :) Need to set aside an entire weekend for going through all of those, thanks for sharing !