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40 Best Open Source Graphic Programs

Following the great success of the 45 Best Freeware Design Programs and attending requests of more open source apps, here is a new extensive list of Open Source Graphic Programs that you may take into consideration for production use. There is a lot of technicalities when we talk about The Open Source movement, and we […]

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12 Gems of Freeware Design Programs

“45 Best Freeware Design Programs” was a handpicked selection of the best the web has to offer in freeware design programs. Some of them were true gems and some came with unpleasant virus surprises (a.k.a. Alch Icon Suite). Also, some Mac users were a little unhappy because of the lack of Mac software (promise to […]

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45 Best Freeware Design Programs

In a previous post I gave you a list of 85+ Free Killer Resources Every Designer Should Know, which had a great response. Now, in the same line, I have brought together 45 Freeware Design Programs among literally thousands and thousands. It was a great quest, and it was worth it. No, it won’t replace […]

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Hunting inspiration? What about provocation?

Inspiration Inspiration INSPIRATION! It can be elusive, sometimes mean and many times just blocked! And you start to wonder: where are those infamous muses? And you spend hours trying to catch them, watching with puppy eyes other guy’s work. And then two feelings fill your heart: despair and the can’t-keep-your-mouth-closed (or jaw dropped) feeling. The […]

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85+ Free Killer Resources Every Designer Should Know

What makes a web-designer a great web-designer? Guts and information – and bit of talent. All designers have to defeat the same monsters. Inspiration blocks; Lack of material, like and unvectorized logo; Poor quality images or their non-existence; Low or no budget; Unhelpful clients; May I continue? Well the good news is that you just […]

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