The week in links 24/04/09

Well this has been a pretty successful week for me, my 26 Free PSD Design Templates turned out to be quite popular, excellent stuff, thanks all for making it the success that it was.

Graphic Design, Inspiration & Career

6 Ways To Ruin Your Resume (computerworld​.com)
Handy hints for all, same about the pagination.
The Professional Designers Guide To Using Black (andrewkelsall​.com)
A thorough look at the varying types and use of colour.
Creating Consistently Colorful User Experiences: Part 1, Theory (uxbooth​.com)
Good look at colour science, good stuff.
Creative Print Typography Layouts (smashingmagazine​.com)
Nothing’s going to replace print with such good work.

Web Design, CSS & WordPress

30 Exceptional CSS Navigation Techniques (sixrevisions​.com)
Some CSS inspiration.
30 Creative Illustrative Website Headers (sixrevisions​.com)
I get the feeling Six Revisions likes the number 30.
15 Beautiful Typography Inspired Websites (leemunroe​.com)
Typography put to its best use.
40 Stylish, Minimal And Clean Free WordPress Themes (speckyboy​.com)
Beautiful minimalism, and free.

Tutorials, Tools & Resources

40 Apple-​Themed Photoshop Tutorials (psd​.tutsplus​.com)
Lots of useful tutorials here if you need something Apple based.
600+ Free Design, Twitter And Social Media Icons: A Collection Motherload (thedesigncubicle​.com)
Big selection to choose from.
Create A Grid Based Resume/​CV Layout In  InDesign (blog​.spoongraphics​.co​.uk)
I really like the final outcome of this.
Outstanding Website Background Guide: 60+ Impressive Resources (noupe​.com)
Ready made textures and tutorials for creating your ideal website background.
KnowEm Username Check (knowem​.com)
Instantly check username availability on a good range of websites.
A Comprehensive Introduction To The Type Tool (psd​.tutsplus​.com)
It’s certainly comprehensive, learn everything there is to know about the Photoshop Type Tool.

Fun & Other

Tweetie For Mac (atebits​.com)
Haven’t tried it myself yet but it certainly looks good.
Fast140 (fast140​.com)
How fast can you type?
You’re NOT A Social Media Expert, You Idiot (openpresswire​.com)
Certainly agree with this article.

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