A Guide to Bridging the Gap Between Marketers and Designers

It doesn’t matter if you’re a freelancer or a staff designer; sooner or later, you will be working with the marketing team. On one hand, this is good news: you share a lot in common with the marketers. You both have the same goals of turning viewers and visitors into customers, of pleasing the client and of achieving success. On the other hand, the conflict between marketers and creatives is as old as the concept of marketing itself, so you shouldn’t be surprised when you butt heads. The question is what you should do about it.

A Guide to Bridging the Gap Between Marketers and Designers

So why do marketers often have such a hard time working with designers and vice versa? What does this age-old conflict mean for you as a designer? At what point should you sacrifice design and development for the sake of marketing tactics? Is there a right time? Has the collaboration between marketing and creative teams improved over the last few years and decades, or is it still the same?

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Win a One Year Subscription Giveaway from ElegantThemes.com

Designing an WordPress site can be tough: there are hundreds of small things that you need to get just right, no matter how small, if you want to get the most out of your website. If you’re a WordPress developer, you’ll know that there are a huge range of themes out there. The choice of which theme to select for your website is entirely down to you.

Win a One Year Subscription Giveaway from ElegantThemes.com

We are proud to announce yet another amazing giveaway where 3 winners will have a chance to win One Year Developer Memberships of ElegantThemes WordPress Themes Club (Yalue of $89 each). Continue reading to learn how you can win one.

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Are You Afraid of the Darkness? Gothic Web Design Style

Speaking about Gothic design style we immediately recall the oppressive beauty of Bram Stoker’s Dracula castle. Have you seen the Dracula’s castle in Transylvania? Do you know that the word “Goth” was the synonym of “vandal” in 17th century? Do you know what characterizes a present Gothic culture and how is it reflected in web design?

Are You Afraid of the Darkness? Gothic Web Design Style

Read this article and get to know how Bram Stoker described dreary Dracula’s castle, know more about Gothic style in the period of its flourishing, about modern Goth subculture and the devil’s dozen of Gothic web design principles. We hope you are not afraid of the darkness and wish you nice nightmares.

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10 Best Alternatives to Photoshop You Must Know

Today, the picture has become an important tool to achieve the goal and is considered the most important visual communication tools, especially in our world today.

10 Best Alternatives to Photoshop You Must Know

The Photoshop PROGRAMS OF MONTHS Modify pictures, and even in the design in general. But in spite of the Adobe Photoshop program is excellent, but it could be impractical to liberate simple images on a daily basis. Add to that the lack of support for Linux (and this is the most important reason why I basically faced personally for this system). Then let us discover the best ten alternatives to Photoshop, I chose you some web applications, as well as programs for Mac OS, Linux and Windows.

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80+ Free Niche Specific Icon Sets for Designers

The demand for good icons are too much in these days and finding the best icon sets is not that easy. Being a successful creative web artist has a lot to do with the way you work. Sure, you can’t teach good design in some lessons or you can’t create icons for your daily needs, but it never hurts to pick a few free icons which are always available free to grub.

80+ Free Niche Specific Icon Sets for Designers

Designers loves all kind of icons that can help them to covert their imagination into design. And inspire them more and more everyday and give them ideas and directions to design more beautiful and attractive creative works. This list contains some of the best handpicked Free Niche Specific Icon Sets.

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10 Tips to Design a Brilliant Wedding Website

There is a century-long tradition to get hitched up in June. Why June? The name of this month originated from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. Our ancestors thought that couples who got married in June would be blessed with happiness. That was years ago. Today this month is perfect for wedding thanks to the weather, which is usually not too hot and not cold. So, June is coming, the wedding season is in full swing and the only question I have is – are you ready for it?

10 Tips to Design a Brilliant Wedding Website

In this post I will share a good wedding idea with you – a website. Firstly, I would like to say, that website is a powerful solution in its every aspect. I hope there is no need for me to explain and prove it. Without empty words, we will throw the light on wedding website design right now.

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