Animated Mini-Worlds of Fun and Whimsy

Animated Mini-Worlds of Fun and Whimsy

Bisous les Copains, when translated, means “Kisses, Friends,” a French term of endearment to one’s friends. It is also the name of Guillaume Kurkdjian’s weekly animated GIF project and that’s exactly what they feel like. Guillaume creates animated mini-worlds populated with various clumsy, funny, charming inhabitants that warm the heart.

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Amazing Doodles Like You’ve Never Seen

Amazing Doodles Like You’ve Never Seen

It all started a year ago for Filipino artist, Kerby Rosanes. From a single doodle idea, he’s managed to create a truly eye-catching body of work that his clients and his fans just can’t get enough of. Big things are in store for this talented illustrator.

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17 Free High-Quality Simple Icon Sets

17 Free High-Quality Simple Icon Sets

Simple, clean-looking icons give you great flexibility because they can be used in a wide variety of ways. If you are looking for plain and simple icons, and the currently popular style of icons which are being called outline icons or line icons, check out this collection I have put together just for you.

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Massive 75% Discount on Website Builder Tool: Webydo

Massive 75% Discount on Website Builder Tool: Webydo

We managed to get you a huge 75%-off discount coupon code for Webydo. Webydo is a platform for designers to create, manage and design sites without having to write a single line of code.

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9 Tips for Taking Better Photos with Your Camera Phone

9 Tips for Taking Better Photos with Your Camera Phone

I could inundate you with the technical details of your camera phones and write down photo jargon that will only serve to confuse everyone (even me). But you can probably find that information on your own (I did). What you really want, is a quick and painless way to take better photos with your camera phone right away.

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The Winners of Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps

The Winners of Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps

We recently posted a giveaway of 3 Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps – a tool for creating useful interactive HTML maps. Read on to learn who the three lucky Design Instruct readers are.

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Win a Free Hosted Online Portfolio Website (Worth $400+)

Win a Free Hosted Online Portfolio Website (Worth $400+)

Portfoliobox — a refreshingly new web tool for creating your own online portfolio website — teamed up with us to give away five Portfoliobox Pro accounts loaded with all the features you’ll ever need for creating stunning and memorable online portfolio sites. The accounts will be free for five years, meaning you’ll be winning a prize valued at $414. Read on to see how you can win a Portfoliobox Pro account!

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Jump into Freelancing

5 Questions to Ask Before You Jump into Freelancing

Many people want to become full-time freelancers. It sure sounds fun: being your own boss, ditching the alarm clock, taking vacations whenever you want.

However, the harsh reality is that most freelancers struggle to get clients and they barely make ends meet.

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12 Websites to Go to for Typography Inspiration

12 Websites to Go to for Typography Inspiration

Are you in need of typography inspiration? Here are some excellent online galleries and showcase sites that dedicate themselves to finding and featuring great typography from around the Web.

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Win an Interactive HTML5 Map Developer’s License (Worth $499)

Win an Interactive HTML5 Map Developer’s License (Worth $499)

We partnered up with Simplemaps to give out 3 Developer’s Licenses to their interactive HTML maps. The lifetime licenses we’re giving away allow you to use Simplemaps’s JavaScript-powered HTML5 World and U.S. maps on an unlimited number of websites that you own or develop. A Developer’s License will normally cost you $499 and here’s your chance to get it for free.

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5 Books That Will Instantly Improve Your Productivity

5 Books That Will Instantly Improve Your Productivity

Do you constantly feel stressed out about finishing your projects and tasks on time? Do you work extremely long hours, yet still have that nagging gut feeling telling you that you haven’t really accomplished much? Do you find it difficult to motivate yourself to work?

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A Guide to Print Finishes

A Guide to Print Finishes

A trip to your printer for a consultation on a new printing project or browsing your online printer’s website can sometimes make you feel like a child in a candy store. So many options! So many possibilities! So hard to choose. This guide can help you on these tough choices.

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