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The Secret Designer Halloween Special: Nightmare Clients (and How to Defeat Them)

[ad_1] Friends, I come with a warning…not to alarm, but to assist. Grab your crucifix, gather your silver bullets, prime your chainsaw, because I’m about to shine a light on nightmare clients that will chill the heart of the most experienced web professional. Nightmare clients everywhere, await the unsuspecting designer. They’ll suck the time from your day, relentlessly pursue you, and trap you in a project that you’ll never escape. My friends, forewarned is forearmed. This collection of fearsome fiends……

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30 Inspiring Design Quotes to Keep you Fired Up – Creativeoverflow

[ad_1] Whether you’re a rookie or a seasoned professional, every designer needs a little inspiration from time to time. Even I occasionally catch myself looking for motivational and inspirational quotes to keep me fired up. So for today’s post, I gathered 30 inspiring design quotes that are meant to get you back into the groove of things, in case you have a creative block. Jared Slyter Matthew Mascioni Mushir Stuart Hodgson Mela Micosa Trish Brennan Steven Elo Ridhwan Nazli ……

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Not a Decorator: Performance artist Lisa Watts reveals the magic of everyday objects

[ad_1] Performance artist Lisa Watts reveals the beauty in everyday domestic items in her latest piece, Not a decorator… A run of performances taking place at Southampton’s John Hansard Gallery over a two week-period, Not a decorator… transforms domestic, DIY and gardening materials, such as kitchen towel, grease-proof paper, bin liners and bird seed into magical objects. Revealing the sublime in the mundane, Lisa’s’ eclectic performances present alternative uses for these loaded materials, in turn, destroying the function or the…

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CG Awards judging panel revealed

[ad_1] The CG Awards are back, and we’ll be celebrating the world’s best computer graphics from the last 18 months live at Vertex, on 8 March 2019.  You can still vote for your favourite game, favourite film VFX sequence, favourite short form, favourite community artist and more, but be quick! Voting closes 15 November 2018, after which we’ll have two nominees per category to give to our judging panel.  Find out more about some of our expert judges for CG…

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How to Get Web Design Clients: 10 Ideas to Try Today

[ad_1] Who was it that said working as a freelance web designer was easy? While the work might not be a problem, the business of finding new web design clients is another issue. It can be tough to keep a steady number of clients coming through so that you stay busy and maintain the right income level. It can be challenging for new and seasoned freelancers. (Everyone has experienced at least one dry spell.) So what can you do? We’re…

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10 Powerful Tips to Increase Your Online Sales

[ad_1] In this fast-paced world, no one is ready to wait; we want instant results and quick success. As an entrepreneur, I am sure even you would be looking for ways to quickly increase your online sales to boost your business revenue. But the question is, how? You have a good product, a great clan of professionals, and maximum amount of people are even landing on your website. Wondering even after all the hard work and good traffic why are…

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Oxygen 2.1 Update: ACF/Toolset Integrations, Sticky Headers + More

[ad_1] A few months back, we reviewed Oxygen 2.0, a flexible design tool that helps you build your entire WordPress theme with a visual, drag-and-drop editor. It’s different from your run-of-the-mill page builder because it has a much deeper focus on dynamic content and templating. The original Oxygen 2.0 release was in June 2018. Since then, the Oxygen team has been hard at work on new features, culminating in the recent release of Oxygen 2.1. In this post, I’ll share…

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Statically Compiled Go on Alibaba Cloud Container Service — SitePoint

[ad_1] We received a lot of great entries in our recent competition to find the best tip for making the most out of Alibaba Cloud services. It was a fun but challenging task for our judges to pick the winners amongst so many helpful and interesting entries. But alas after fiery deliberations and heated debates they’ve decided that the third prize of the competition goes to David Banham. His winning entry is a succinct tutorial on statically compiling a Go…

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Run For The Hills’ edgy new brand design for London restaurant group Temper

[ad_1] London-based branding consultancy Run For The Hills has launched a bold, striking new brand for London restaurant group Temper. The brief was a re-design of all Temper assets, from the website, to the menus, and all marketing communications, which needed to be shot through “with attitude and cool”. Temper is a whole-animal barbecue concept restaurant with three venues, in Soho, the City and Covent Garden. The Run For The Hills graphics team spent six months cooking up a branding…

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