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FREEBIES: 50 Brilliant Design Articles of 2008

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192 Creative, Smart and Clever Advertisements

39 Masterpieces of Creative Advertisements

Blog Design Inspiration

50 Beautiful Blog Designs

Blogging Resources

Guide to Blogging for Freelance Designers

40 Promotional Sites to Submit Your Design Related Posts

Brochure Design Inspiration

Best of Brochure Design – pt. 2

Business Card Design Inspiration

One Stop for the Best 101+ Business Card Inspiration

Best of Business Stationary, Letterhead & Business Cards

CSS/Web-related & Tutorials

Top 10 Tutorials for Converting PSDs to HTML/CSS

10 Resources for When You Need Help with CSS

50 Extremely Useful and Powerful CSS Tools

31 Incredible Resources And Inspirations For Designers Like You To Discover The Best Of The Web In November

Colour Related

A Guide to Choosing Colors for your Brand

Design Resources

40+ Useful Cheat Sheets for Designers

101 Design Resource Sites

Flash related

35 Amazing Free Adobe Flash Tutorials to Start Building Full Flash Websites

Font/Type related

45 Beautiful Free Fonts for Modern Design Trends

Freelance Resources

101+ Essential Freelance Resources

270+ Tools for Running a Business Online

Grid/Layout related

40 Creative Design Layouts: Getting Out of the Box

32 Inspirational Examples of Amazing Layout and Typography

Icons & Twitter Tools

60 Free Vector Icon Packs for Design Professionals

47 Awesome Twitter Tools You Should Be Using

181 Free Twitter Buttons, Badges, Widget and Counters to Help You Find Followers

75 Best Free Graphics Design Icon Sets

Inspirational Collections

101 Awesome Portfolio Sites

34 Places to Get Design Inspiration Online & Off

60 More Places to Get Design Inspiration

Logo related

20 Inspirational Resources for Logos and Logotypes – Get Creative!

280+ Best of Best Inspirational Logos

50 Amazing Logos


Write a Design Brief

Legal Resources for Freelancers

Patterns Resources

50 Free Photoshop Pattern Sets

450+ Abobe Illustrator Patterns

Typography Inspiration

30 Inspiring Type Treatments

27 Beautiful, Typography-based Web Designs

Typography Resources

10 Common Typography Mistakes (by yours truly!)


30+ Adobe Illustrator Tutorials : Mastering Your Tools and Options

50+ Excellent Body Enhancement Photoshop Tutorials

Websites Inspirational

44 Creative Designs for Inspiration

21 Simple But Impressive Corporate Web Designs Of Top Brands

100 Websites With Outstanding Artistic Design

20 elegant & clean websites

50 Excellent Designer Portfolio Sites

Web Design Tools/Resources

69 Tools to Monitor, Measure, and Track Your Website

WordPress Themes

50 Free & Premium WordPress Themes you shouldn’t miss

60 Best Free WordPress Theme Gallery

30 Free High Quality WordPress Themes

40 Blogger Submitted Favorite/Popular Posts of 2008

Below is 40 design-related articles submitted by bloggers from their blog in 2008. Some great resources you may have missed:

Web Designing is like Cooking!

How To Use WordPress As A Truly Customized CMS

15 Key Elements All Top Web Sites Should Have

Questions and Answers of SEO

A SEO Christmas

10 Features Ubuntu should implement

25 Web Apps yet to be Discovered

Amazon Leaks Adobe CS4 Packaging, Features

Design Inspiration: Typography Posters

20 of the Best Amazing Photoshop Tutorials

Value Your Design

8 Ways We Fail at Failing

More Typographical Tattoos: Punctuation!

20 Free & Open Source Image Galleries for Web Designers

How To: Using Highlights in Web Design

How Important is Valid HTML in Web Standards?

Social Networks Show Users Are Not Designers. And That’s Okay.

Horribly Photoshoped Squirrels

Common Mistakes that New Web Designers Make

We’re Not On Board

Reading RSS with PHP

How I kicked whites out of the Forum of Black Journalists without saying a word! (not what you think!)

7 Logo Design Galleries You Should Bookmark

Below the Fold: Why Scrolling Isn’t A Bad Thing


Before Photoshop There Was AcidDraw

Design with Swirls and Flourishes

25 Ways to Spice Up Blog Post Photos

Cuteness attack: When design gets cuter than puppies

Amazing Web Design Tutorials

Irresistible Websites Part Three: Textures

Saul Bass and Clarity of Purpose

35 Stunning Black and White Logos

On-line Copyright Infringement: 4 Ways to Remove Stolen Work

Preparing for the Interview

How to get a Design Job using Tinned Meat!

Trend Review: Price Tags (Part 1)

30 Tutorials that will teach you Illustrator

How to Publish Featured Videos in WordPress

Wicked Pissa Graphic Designer For Hire!

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