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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
What things can you do to provide your clients with excellent service so that they keep coming back to you? How can you make your design business stand out from the crowd by providing your clients good project experiences? This article shares some ideas you can implement right now.
Freelancers, especially those of us just starting out, often live in constant fear that starvation is just around the corner, and that every client is going to be our last. This makes us prone to accepting any new client and project that come our way, even if they are not right for our business.
The Web often surprises us with beautiful and useful free stuff. In the last 2 months, I took on the task of compiling the newest free, high-quality web and UI design resources I could find that feature the latest design trends (flat UI, long shadows, iOS 7, minimalism, etc.). I would like to share my discoveries with you.
We teamed up with the long-standing, top-notch shared website hosting provider, iPage, on a giveaway of free website hosting to one of our dear readers. Want to find out who won? Read on!
I will go over how I put together animated short films, from story creation to composition. I will be outlining the steps and my personal experiences creating an animation short, called Needles and Thread.