All posts by Abbi Cox

This guest post was written by Abbi Cox of Phones 4u.

ApplicationsTypography

Top 5 Smartphone Apps For Typographers

For those who love everything about text, here are five top smartphone applications sure to tickle your font fancy. TypeDrawing TypeDrawing allows iOS users to turn letters into amazing typographical works of art, just by using a finger. Simply input a sentence into the app, and then use the words as a medium to create…

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Business

VPS: A New Server Hosting Plan

With the rapid progress in IT industry, last several years have seen a tremendous increase in the number of websites set up for various purposes, which contributes to the hot demand for appropriate hosting plans. In the traditional hosing market, there are already two patterns of hosing solutions to the clients. One is virtual server,…

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Design

Website Portfolio Do’s and Don’t’s

A website portfolio shows the world what you can do as a designer. Your portfolio is important to getting new business and retaining old. Follow these do’s and don’t’s of creating your portfolio to increase your chances of pulling in new business from site traffic: Do’s Easy navigation Keep your navigation simple and streamlined. It…

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Digital art

Top 10 Video Game Covers Of 2011

Whilst album art is often held aloft for its artistic merit and movie posters adorn many a Freshman’s wall, videogame package design is a somewhat underappreciated art. Nevertheless, just like the increasingly sophisticated games they contain, these designs contain interesting influences, and they deploy many interesting tactics in an attempt to stand out on the…

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Design

Most Essential Drawing Tools Professional Artists Use

Professional artists can put most of their skill down to that ‘creative spark’, They rely on inspiration and a talented hand to produce paintings, drawings and sketches that evoke emotion, tell a story or make a political point. We all know that before building a house, construction companies use blueprints first. This type of thinking…

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Business

Social Media Presence, Are You Still Missing?

Social networking is the latest fad and few social websites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ are to become indispensible as per current lifestyle. These websites offer such beneficial features that are difficult to ignore. This time again, youth has become early adapters to social networking along with Generation X and followed by the baby…

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Freelancing

How Freelancers Can Easily Separate Work from Home

Early on, I knew what I wanted. It was crystal clear: It seemed simple enough: I wanted to make a living with words. However, I found myself where many new grads do: stuck in a cubicle. Sure, I got to write for a marketing firm, but the office environment stifled my creativity. Working under fluorescent…

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