10 Ways to Create an Effective Website Design Brief

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Editor’s Note: This post was written by Egle Karalyte, strategist and designpreneur.  Together with her team, Egle is creating a design briefing tool for designers – My Visual Brief, with a mission to help designers communicate more effectively with their clients. She has also founded a strategic design agency InfinVision in Paris, France and has been […]

Revolutionizing The Creative Process For Professional Designers, Powered by Webydo


The What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) trend that started in the early years of web design software proliferation truly offered a liberating experience for every “Joe” who dreamed of becoming a web designer. Enabling participating in a revolution of web technology by professionals and those who simply wanted a presence and today […]

Top 15 Wireframing Tools for Web Designers

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Editor’s Note: This post was written by Shah, who writes about web design & development. If you want know about more useful tools for web design or more tips & ideas for web development, designermag.org is the place for you to see what has been shared for design, creativity & inspiration hungry audience. You can join Shah at Google+. […]

30 Video Tutorials for learning to use Adobe Premiere Pro


Digital creatives are known for delving into new topics of interest. Personally I love entertainment media, especially related to film or animation. Adobe Premiere Pro is a top-tier video suite which can help directors and other film editors put together finished pieces. But when you don’t know anything about the software it’s very confusing and […]

26 Open Source Tools & Scripts for Web Developers


I am a big advocate for open source codes and software. These are possibly the greatest methods for learning new techniques and bridging your knowledge from another person or team of people. Scripts and webapps are some of the most commonly shared resources, but also consider desktop-based software applications as well. I have put together […]

Launching the Brand New SpyreStudios Job Board


Over the past week we have launched a new job board for SpyreStudios. This is the perfect bulletin board for marketing any freelance work or full-time job opportunities. Since Spyre attracts such a broad audience we can incorporate many different topics including layout design, graphics/icons, web development, and Internet Marketing. If you check out the […]

Modernizing Scripts Every Web Designer and Developer Should Use


Web development keeps getting better – there are more increasingly-standardized tools like HTML5 and CSS3, and their features let web designers and developers create advanced and good-looking websites more easily.

But some browsers – mainly Internet Explorer version 6, 7, and 8 – don’t support many of these features, like border-radius, gradients, text-shadow, transparency, CSS animations and transitions, and so forth…

Hosted vs. Self-Hosted Blog Solutions – Pros and Cons


There’s never been a better time to start or upgrade your blog. The tools available are fully-featured, polished solutions that make getting a professional and robust blog up and running ridiculously easy. Like, seriously – some of this stuff would’ve blown the minds of web developers in the ’90s.

But with so many options, which should you choose? This article will focus on the pros and cons of some of the most popular blog solutions: Self-hosted WordPress vs. Squarespace vs. WordPress.com.