The Colours of the Web Infographic

The Colours of the Web Infographic

There are heaps of different brands on the web and they’re comprised of a variety of different colours, but have you ever wondered which colours are the most popular on the web? Colour Lovers have answered this question by creating an infographic that plots the colours of the top 100 website brands and their respective colours.

Evolution of the Geek

Evolution of the Geek

In the past the word “geek” was a derogatory term given to people who were obsessed with a particular area of interest. Geeks were social outcasts that wore glasses and suspenders and they weren’t the most popular of people. Over time I don’t really think that geeks have evolved much, we’re still obsessed with our particular area of interest, but for some reason people’s perception of geeks has evolved into a positive one. No longer seen in a negative way, geeks are now perceived to be passionate, cool people with a specialized set of skills. The below infographic, created by Flowtown, outlines the evolution of the geek over the years. As you can see, there are many different types of geeks, which one are you?

How to Create CSS Only Buttons

How to Create CSS Only Buttons

Buttons are an important part of nearly every website project or application but there are a lot of ways to build them. Some people like to simply use flat images, others are a bit more clever and use CSS Sprites, some even use the sliding doors method to create dynamic width buttons but I’m going to take it a step further and show you how to create a button using absolutely no images!

Should I Work for Free – Decision Tree Flowchart

Should I Work for Free – Decision Tree Flowchart

Should I work for Free is a Decision Tree Flowchart for Designers and Creatives. Created by Jessica Hische, this clever flowchart helps you decide whether you should or shouldn’t take on that design job you were just asked to do. Although the flowchart takes a humorous approach, some of the advice given is actually quite valid. Give it a try and use it to decide whether you should design that logo for your friend or not.

Obsessed with Facebook Infographic

Obsessed with Facebook Infographic

Facebook has been around for over 5 years now and during that time we have collected some pretty interesting statistics about who uses it and how it is used. As of 2011 there are over 500 million active Facebook users, which basically means that every man and his dog is using it (I actually know of a few dogs that use Facebook regularly). OnlineSchools.org has put together this great infographic which clearly shows just how obsessed we all are with Facebook.

Best Corporate WordPress Themes

Best Corporate WordPress Themes

There are heaps of Corporate WordPress Themes out there which makes it difficult to choose the right one for your website project. Every theme has different features and design elements to consider. So how do you know which Corporate WordPress Theme is right for you? This post will help narrow your search as it lists some of the 10 best Corporate WordPress Themes I have come across.

Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

During 2010 Twitter and Facebook have continued to grow and in doing so have become part of many of our lives. Most of you reading this blog post probably ended up here after clicking on a tweet on Twitter or a link on your Facebook news feed. I log in to both Facebook and Twitter nearly everyday, and looking at this social demographics infographic by Digital Surgeons, it looks like I’m not the only one!

Style individual letters with jQuery plugin – Lettering.js

Style individual letters with jQuery plugin – Lettering.js

With CSS3 advancements and font embedding techniques such as @font-face it’s getting easier to manipulate the styles of web typography. We can now add many great effects to our web typography including drop shadows, strokes, embossing, rotations and various other transformations. But what if we want to style individual letters or words? A simple jQuery plugin called Lettering.js let’s us do just this!

Capture full-page screenshots with these FREE Firefox Add-ons

Capture full-page screenshots with these FREE Firefox Add-ons

Wouldn’t it be great if you could capture full-page screenshots of entire webpages with the click of a button? Well you can with these very handy Firefox add-ons. Not only do they allow you to capture full-page screenshots, you can also screen grab a specified selection area or just what you see on the screen and then save the image to a file or the clipboard. Here are three FREE screen capture Firefox add-ons that worked well for me.

Make your own animated movies online with Xtranormal

Make your own animated movies online with Xtranormal

There are lots of funny movie clips out there on the internet these days and most of them were created by regular people with little to no video editing skills. One great website service that allows you to create your own animated short movies is Xtranormal. If you can type then you can make movies with their simple text-to-movie video editing application. You’ve probably seen some of the cute characters that star in their movies already.