The major news of the week was the release of iTunes 9 and the iPhone OS 3.1. The iTunes redesign has gone a long way to making using the store a better user experience. They have refined the navigation which makes it easy to explore and added a wealth of requested features such as Genius Mixes and App Management.
My little find of the week is a app called TinyGrab which harnesses the power of Mac OS Xâ€™s built in screenshot capabilities and instantly uploads and allows you to share your screenshot with a small URL – all in under thirty-seconds.
I’ve called this the Drawing edition in honor of the first link which was my favorite article of the week. It really made me want to get back into drawing, as it’s something i’ve neglected for a few years.
- 50 Clever Tutorials and Techniques on Traditional Drawing
This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some methods for transforming and preparing your creations for screen design.
- 5 Steps to Streamline your Creative Process
As a designer Iâ€™m always trying to optimize my creative process, this article summarizes how you can try to streamline your creative process to make it as efficient as possible.
- The Freelancerâ€™s Toolbox: 33 Useful Apps & Websites
As a freelancer, managing your time and business is a must if we want to be successful and productive, the software in this article can save you both precious time and money.
- 5 Important Things to Remember when Redesigning a Site
Staying with a design for too long risks falling behind competition. There are a number of things to consider when redesigning website so donâ€™t think of a redesign as just changing the visuals.
- Top 10 Biggest Website Redesigns of All Time
Some of these designs showcase monumental leaps in design, whereas others portray a more subdued and calculated approach to redesigning a major website.
- 22 Awesome Adobe AIR Applications for Designers
Adobe AIR has become a popular platform for internet-enabled desktop applications. This covers a variety of terrific applications that will help you in your design and image-editing oriented tasks.
- 9 Things You Canâ€™t Forget When Designing a Blog
Designing a blog can be quite a daunting task, however these things can serve to top things off, design wise, and act as some simple finishing touches that step up your blogâ€™s presentation.
- Spezify – Inspired Search
Spezify is a very cool search tool presenting results from a large number of websites in different visual ways. It’s a mix of media types from blogs and videos to microblogs and images.
- 100 Ways To Improve Your Blog
Your blog content is the cornerstone of your activity. You canâ€™t have a blog without producing good, constant, quality content. This is a fab list that will help improve your blog.
That’s a wrap up of the seventhteenth edition. Were there any links you thought deserved a mention? If so drop a link in the comments so we can check them out.
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