Tips in Tweets: 10 best designer resources from June, 2012

At 99designs, we look far and wide to find and share the best designer resources on the web.

Check out this collection of our best designer tips from twitter and don’t forget to give the authors of these posts a big thank if you found their article particularly useful.

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40 Creative Package Designs

How to Make a Business Card in Five Easy Steps

Design Inspiration: 15 Awesome Logos with Hidden Meaning

5 Logo Design Tips for Ecommerce Websites

Metallic Effect Business Card Design

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #158

Best Photoshop Tutorials of June 2012

Handy Roundup of Free Seamless & Repeating Textures

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Filip Reese works as a Community Liaison at 99designs in San Francisco. He earned a B.A. in International Relations with a minor in Spanish from the University of California, Davis and has spent time living, traveling, and studying in Europe, Asia, and South America. Filip is an active skateboarder, photographer and outdoorsmen. If hes not writing tweets or handling disputes you can probably find him at Potrero del Sol Skatepark.
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7 Comments

  1. Penelope

    Please take a look to http://abduzeedo.com/ I’ve been following the m for years and are great! Thanks

    Reply June 28, 2012 at 11:54 am
    • Allison Stuart

      Yes – we love abduzeedo as well and tweet them regularly on twitter. :) Thanks for the share!

      Reply June 28, 2012 at 6:03 pm
  2. vivek

    Good One… I hope in coming days my website (www.uxzeal.com) also gets featured … Gr8 List :-)

    Reply June 29, 2012 at 2:53 am
  3. omini

    thanks to share

    Reply August 2, 2012 at 2:56 am
  4. adam

    No doubt http://abduzeedo.com/ is good site… please also check http://www.uxzeal.com/ worth site…

    Reply August 2, 2012 at 11:12 am
  5. newbie designer

    hello! i’m new here. this is off topic, but just wanted to ask is there a difference in quality of picture created in photoshop and illustrator. I’m new in designing and I have observed that the logo pictures I have submitted is less crisp in color and texture compared to what I have designed in the illustrator. Compared to designs others created, it is relatively low in quality. what I did was Save for web & devices under the JPEG format.

    Reply September 10, 2012 at 4:19 am
    • Allison Stuart

      The biggest difference is that Illustrator is a vector program and Photoshop is a raster program. Illustrator is often used for logo designs, illustration, etc. where as Photoshop should mainly be used for photo editing. Some designers prefer Photoshop when handling heavy textures when creating Web site designs but Illustrator is also a great tool for building Web sites. For more on the difference of vector and raster programs, check out this article: http://99designs.com/designer-blog/2011/05/02/vector-vs-raster-images/. If you have any other questions, I am happy to help!

      Reply September 10, 2012 at 10:16 am

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