Demystifying Creative Commons Licenses

Demystifying Creative Commons Licenses

Being content creators, copyrights are very important to us at Design Instruct. We thought we’d do a little research on the Creative Commons licenses to get a clearer picture on how to use each of the Creative Commons licenses. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

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A Simple Trick for Optimizing SVG Files

A Simple Trick for Optimizing SVG Files

All web designers know that reducing the file size of their design’s assets is a good practice to ensure that their website visitors don’t experience long load times, and so their site doesn’t suffer the consequences of poor page speed.

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Stock: It’s What You Do With It That Counts

Stock: It’s What You Do With It That Counts

During the past decade, stock photography’s standing has fallen dramatically in the creative industries. Often derided, stock is considered cheap, predictable, cheesy, forced, and unnatural – the list goes on… but is the tide turning?

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Measure How Good You Are at Guessing Pixels

Measure How Good You Are at Guessing Pixels

One unit of measurement that digital designers are familiar with and are exposed to on a regular basis is the pixel.

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30 Beautiful Coffee Packaging Designs

30 Beautiful Coffee Packaging Designs

Coffee has become one of the most popular beverages. There is nothing like waking up in the morning to that wonderful smell.

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Free SEO Vector Icons

Free SEO Vector Icons

This free icon set contains 130 vector icons related to SEO and online marketing.

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Increase Your Freelance Rates and Keep Your Clients

Increase Your Freelance Rates and Keep Your Clients

It’s a classic rookie freelancer mistake: You’re just starting out; you’re talented but inexperienced; and either in an attempt to lure clients, or out of pure ignorance you price yourself way, way too low.

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This Site Has a Ton of Free Responsive Design Templates

This Site Has a Ton of Free Responsive Design Templates

Need to get your hands on some free, high-quality website templates? Check out this awesome site called TEMPLATED.

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Inspiring Illustrators’ Portfolios we are Excited About Right Now: January 2015

Inspiring Illustrators’ Portfolios we are Excited About Right Now: January 2015

Illustration is one of purest forms of creation. Often, It involves nothing but your imagination, your pencil and — not to mention — an immense level of focus.

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Free Ebook Helps You with Usability Testing

Free Ebook Helps You with Usability Testing

Good usability tests result in delightful designs and user experiences. But they can be intimidating to get started with if you haven’t done one before.

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8 More Great Free Stock Photo Websites

8 More Great Free Stock Photo Websites

Getting the right image for your project can be pain, or at least it used to be.

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Elegant Vintage-Inspired Packaging and Logos

Elegant Vintage-Inspired Packaging and Logos

Good South, a North-Carolina-based husband-and-wife design team, has a knack for producing delightful vintage-themed packaging and logo designs.

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