The Crafty Coder’s CSS Toolbox

Someone once said, ‘Style is all that matters.’, and if they didn’t, they should have. Mainly, because it would help make my point a little better, but also because the style applied to a design is one of the most powerful tools of an effective website. People are drawn in by design. Something immediately catches their eye, although it may take time for them to fully appreciate the entire site.

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The Icon Designer’s Toolkit

The icon designer need not be weighed down by the contents of his or her toolkit. A combination of three or four good-quality tools is sufficient for producing sleek, polished and professional icons that will help users navigate their way around computers and the web.

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A Roundup of Quality jQuery Tooltip Plugins

I recently attempted to add a jQuery tooltip to my website, but I had some trouble putting together a decent solution. Through that experience, I’ve assembled this round up of some of the best and most popular plugins.

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20 Stunning Photoshop Brushes

Finding Photoshop brushes on the internet isn’t hard; there are loads and loads available. Finding ones that are good quality and suited to your needs is rather more difficult. Fear not! We’ve done the hard work for you by trawling through literally hundreds and hundreds of examples, to find the best brushes available today.

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10 Awesome Free Grunge Fonts

This is the final post in my awesome font series. I definitely made a conscience decision to save my favorite genre for last. I think most designers would agree that the grunge style has a unique appeal because of the freedom it allows. These 10 free fonts are perfect for distressing your designs.

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10 Awesome Free Handwritten Fonts

It’s no secret in the MyInkBlog community that hand drawn websites are a growing trend, and one that I rather enjoy. This post will showcase ten such free handwritten style fonts that are sure to add a touch of personality to you next design.

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10 Awesome Free Script Fonts

I really enjoy the look of script fonts when they are used properly in design, especially in headers and logos. In this post, (part 3 of my series on awesome free fonts), I’ll showcase my ten favorites. In no particular order, they are…

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10 Awesome Free Serif Fonts

This is the second part of a five part series featuring my favorite free fonts for design. This compilation will focus on ten very useful serif fonts. These fonts are perfect for print copy and large headings. Check them out!

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10 Awesome Free Sans Serif Fonts

I find it so important as a designer to have an awesome library of fonts at your fingertips. Choosing the correct one can make or break a design. The resources are out there to find some great free fonts, but sometimes the search can be a bit overwhelming. I’ve decided to put together a series of posts that feature my 10 favorite fonts in 5 different major categories.

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WordPress Plugins For Increasing Traffic

A blog/website is driven by the number of people you can reach. In this article you’ll learn more about some Wordpress plugins that can help increase the number of visitors to your site. Let’s take a look at some plugins that do automatic search engine optimization tasks, learn more about your visitors, and allow your visitors to submit your article to social bookmarking sites.

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10 Fantastic Christmas Inspired Tutorials

I absolutely love this time of year! I figured I’d help get everyone in the Christmas spirit by sharing some awesome Christmas related tutorials I’ve found. Have a look, I hope you enjoy them!

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My 10 Favorite Swirls & Decorative Brush Sets

There are so many quality Photoshop brush sets available. As promised here is another list of awesome brushes. This post will focus on my favorite Photoshop brushes for swirls, swooshes and floral elements.

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