13

March

The Dark Side of Fluid Design

Okay, so it isn’t all hookers and blow I’m not kidding myself into believing that my entire target audience thinks

30

January

Grrrripe: The Tyranny of Photoshop Brush “Spacing”

Where my pixel monkeys at? Can I get a what-​​​​what? I have literally been pushing pixels since I was twelve years ol

24

October

Dead Hack: Shadows & Bevels in PS, pre-​​2000

The Dead Hack series of posts is devoted to design techniques that, while clever, are now officially useless because the

17

October

Calling Adobe: Viva la Sticky Settings!

An open letter to the Creative Cloud team Praise the design gods for the new Sync Settings functionality. Granted, it

02

October

PS Updated Upscaling: Better, But Not Amazing

I was excited to hear about Photoshop’s new “Preserve Details” scaling mode, as I had recently needed to do a big

30

September

FD Tip of the Week: Edit Like a Hacker with Fluid...

Wait, back up. Did you just use your mouse to move the cursor five words to the left? Don’t be a sucker. A wide varie

19

September

Tip: Locating/​generating Logos for Disorganized Clients

Anyone who has been a professional designer for more than two days has had to wade through one of the following scenario

14

September

Infographic: Fluid Design by the Numbers!

How exactly do the Fluid Design methods improve your bottom line? Click the image to the right for a detailed breakdown

11

September

FD Tip of the Week: Quick Greeking in Illustrator

Posted to the web by an anonymous source… In Illustrator you can use a text file and an Action to quickly get placehol

27

August

Grrrripe: Flash CC Drops
Tab-​​to-​​Hide-​​Palettes

While I’ve been fairly happy with the switch from CS5 to CC, I was stunned to realize that not only did Adobe drop the