Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 12 November 2015
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- Does Apple love America? If Apple didn’t hold $181B overseas, it would owe $59B in US taxes“The effect on the average US taxpayer is that the US government is deprived of revenue.”Tags: Apple
- Create a Welded Burning or Fire Text Effect with This Free PSDBrilliant text effect PSD called Visual to add fire or burning effect to your texts in Photoshop. Ideal for flyers, posters, ads and graphics.Tags: Photoshop
- 10 Phrases That Might Instantly Kill Your Business CredibilityWords can hurt your business. Here are some phrases you and your employees should consider avoiding to preserve business credibility.Tags: Entrepreneur Freelance
- Photoshop Brushes: 250+ New Free Brushes For DesignersFree Photoshop Brushes can save time and money, so we’ve rounded up amazing free brushes and add-ons for Photoshop. Photoshop brushes and Photoshop actions can
- I Switched to a Standing Desk, So Now You Should, Too – The New YorkerFor me, the choice was easy. Until somebody describes a WebMD article that changes my mind, I will use a standing desk.
- UK gov’t promises all homes will have legal right to 10Mbps broadband by 2020
The UK government will introduce a “universal service obligation” for broadband that guarantees all UK residents have the legal right to an “affordable” connection, the PM has pledged. By 2020, it’s promised that residents will be able to request a connection of at least 10Mbps, and an ISP will have to connect them no matter where in the country they live or work.
- 15 Things Every Newbie Needs to Know About Starting a BusinessConsider these tips “stuff I wish I had known when I was young and stupid.”Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership Startup
- How to Design For People With Accessibility NeedsThe people who use the web are not a homogeneous mass but rather a huge group with incredibly high diversity. Many of them are not native English, or highly
- The Importance of Thought Leadership in Today’s Marketplace [Podcast]Great leaders are remembered as great leaders long after their career. Those known as leaders now have an easier time becoming the great leaders we will admire later. Today, more than ever, it’s important to be known for what you do. The Internet make…
- How to Improve Your Writing Quality with Data StorytellingSince the earliest days of humanity people have told stories to each other in different forms. Storytelling has serious traditions in every culture. Myths,Tags: Writing AmWriting copywriting
- Free iPad Pro Mockup, landscape and portrait, in PSD FormatThis free download is a mockup of the brand new iPad Pro. It includes both landscape and portrait orientations, and is made with vector shapes in Photoshop. Intended for use by designers to mock-up their user interfaces. It also includes Smart Objects…
- How Uber and its peers turned us into horrible bossesSoon, you’ll be able to go to the Olive Garden and order your fettuccine alfredo from a tablet mounted to the table. After paying, you’ll rate the server.
Then you can use that tablet to hail an…
- Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Create melted chocolate typeRadim Malinic shows you how to create the semblance of words spelt out in melted chocolate. You’ll be encouraged to speed up at times, while at other times you’ll need to linger over tiny details to create that ultra-realistic look, fit for any advertising campaign or logo.