10% Discount for GraphicDesign.com Readers – Future Of Web Design (FOWD)- New York

By: Julia Wild on Jul 18th 2013
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EVENT: Future Of Web Design (FOWD) WHERE: AMC Empire 25, New York WHEN: October 7- 9 DISCOUNT: 10% DISCOUNT CODE: GraphicD10 Future of Web Design have produced web design conferences for over a decade, they hand-pick their speakers to bring the best lineup as well as with the most diverse of expertise. There will be 4 days worth of workshops led by the best with a healthy dose of inspiration as well as offering creative challenges. It will also... CONTINUE READING

Free Pass Giveaway to HOW Design Live San Francisco. Read on to win!

By: Julia Wild on Jun 12th 2013
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HOW DESIGN CONFERENCE (HDC) June 22-26, 2013 San Francisco Thanks to HOW Design, GraphicDesign.com has one pass to give away to ONE of our lucky readers! HOW Design Live is split into 4 different conferences but they all take place under the same roof over a period of four days: Design Conference Creative Freelancer Conference The Dieline Package Design Conference HOWse Managers Conference For full information on each conference feel free to find out more here: http://www.howdesignlive.com. It will... CONTINUE READING

$100 Discount for GraphicDesign.com readers to HOW Design Live, San Francisco, June 22-26

By: Julia Wild on Feb 9th 2013
$100 Discount for GraphicDesign.com readers to HOW Design Live, San Francisco, June 22-26

Discount: $100 Discount Code: HOWDES13 Location: San Francisco, CA When: June 22-26 2013 Thanks to HOW Design, GraphicDesign.com are able to offer our readers a discount of $100 to this years HOW Design Live conference which takes place between June 22nd and 26th in San Francisco. All four events will take place at Moscone West, located at 800 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. There are a total of four events that take place concurrently over a period of... CONTINUE READING

GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Jessica Meoni as a Featured Writer

By: GD Staff on Jan 7th 2013
GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Jessica Meoni as a Featured Writer

Jessica Meoni is a graduate student and in-house graphic designer in the Marketing & Communications Department at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. With an eye for color, type, and marketing solutions, Jessica is effective and flexible in creating promotional designs. Her philosophy correlates the tangibility of analog practices such as developing film to modern-day practices such as utilizing Adobe Illustrator. Thus, her outlook relies heavily on learning traditional methods of design first before venturing into more digitized techniques. Primarily,... CONTINUE READING

25% Discount for GraphicDesign.com Readers to DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference & Festival

By: Julia Wild on Dec 7th 2012
25% Discount for GraphicDesign.com Readers to DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference & Festival

Date: February 2-7, 2013 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: SPUR, 654 Mission St. Discount Amount: 25% Discount Code: GRDesign DeveloperWeek will turn the City of San Francisco into a one-week tech university and tech start-up incubator. The first annual DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference February 2nd – 7th combines a 4-day educational conference, technology-specific app development contests, developer tech exhibitors, startup lightning pitches, and keynote talks from the top engineers across app development, data science, and mobile apps. Topics covered in... CONTINUE READING

10% Discount for GraphicDesign.com Readers to Future Insights Live, Las Vegas

By: Julia Wild on Dec 5th 2012
10% Discount for GraphicDesign.com Readers to  Future Insights Live, Las Vegas

Location: Las Vegas, MGM Grand Dates: April 30 to May 2 2013 Discount Code: GraphicD10 (to receive a 10% discount) Whether you are a developer, product person, an entrepreneur or a designer, this is a great event from not only an education perspective but also in terms of inspiration and networking. The 2nd annual Future Insights Live is a multi-track, 4-day tech conference, featuring an optional workshop day and 3 conference days. A combination of their existing shows –... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Drupal 7 Custom Module Development

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 29th 2012
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Drupal 7 Custom Module Development

Author and engineer Jon Peck teaches viewers how to enhance Drupal 7 websites with custom modules. Drupal 7 is a free open-source content management system and added custom modules further enrich a website’s online presence. Peck walks us through the process of writing modules, interacting with hooks, working with permissions and roles, controlling access, adding menus, creating forms, producing form validations, building custom content type, validating user input, and importing content. The tutorial is complete with tips for best... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Developing a Style Guide

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 28th 2012
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Developing a Style Guide

Nigel French, author and graphic designer, simplifies the use and components of a style guide in this online tutorial. A style guide (also known as a branding guidelines book or style manual) is a set of standards for the writing and designing of a company’s documents. It is the voice for the business and most-importantly portrays the image and personality of the company. Nigel explains the importance of style guides, how they fit into the branding process, and who... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Sliding Tabbed Panel with jQuery and Dreamweaver

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 27th 2012
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Sliding Tabbed Panel with jQuery and Dreamweaver

Join author and graphic designer Chris Converse with this quick training tutorial about designing and using tabbed panels with jQuery and Dreamweaver. The tabbed panel feature is a favorite design and interface on many websites. This course teaches how to build a sliding tabbed panel from scratch using HTML and CSS together. Learn how to create containers and tabbed panels, add content to containers, add CSS styles to text and tabs, add jQuery documents, animate panels, and create custom... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Bootstrap

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 26th 2012
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Bootstrap

Twitter’s new free web development tool, Bootstrap, combines CSS, JavaScript, and images all designed to aid in the building of websites to create an efficient and powerful user interface. Developer and author Jen Kramer presents this online training tutorial that gives us insight into the new software in addition to her professional techniques and tips. Take a tour of the default and fluid grid systems, thumbnail galleries, typography and buttons, tabs and pills navigation systems, modal windows, and photo... CONTINUE READING

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