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Get The Most Out of Media with Mediastack

Breaking news is not always easy to keep track of, especially if you’re the one that’s supposed to report it. With news stories happening as we speak, all over the world, how are you meant to not only keep track but document it in an efficient way? The answer to that question is a free, simple REST API for live news and blog articles....

IKEA’s New Ads Just Slayed The Game

There’s nothing like killing the time, walking around the many isles of Ikea and seeing different home design ideas. And in the end, eating something delish from their little food corner. I could literally go there all day, every day. It’s always so relaxing to go, but you know what is almost even more relaxing? Ikea’s New...

4 Web Design Hacks You Can Use to Enhance Your Website on a Budget

Image credit Having a functional, usable, and super fast website doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. As a web designer, you can use a few pieces of code or some minor tweaks to ensure a much faster and better appealing web design. Without having to fork out thousands of dollars to a designer, and without having to change the underlying infrastructure...

7 Reasons to Use Illustrations on Your Website – And Examples of How to Do It

If you are encountering problems finding photos for your website, there’s a simple solution you might consider. Use illustrations. The examples in this post will show you various ways to go about doing so Sound reasonable? If you believe that to be true, when you start building your next website you’re going to have to ask yourself this:   What...

7 Reasons Why Container Registry Is Important For Enterprise App Developers

Container registries allow developers to create, store, and distribute container image files securely with controlled accessibility. Many developers opt for container registries rather than other packages due to streamlined development processes. This is especially beneficial to enterprise app developers. A container registry from JFrog, for example,...

Apple Will Release 217 New Emojis and We Have A Sneak Peek of What They Might Look Like

I don’t know about you, but when I text, I use a lot of emojis to express myself. Maybe too many. And there were so many times where there just wasn’t an emoji I needed to express myself, or something to describe what I was doing. That’s why I’m so incredibly excited to announce that Apple will be adding an additional 217 emojis...

The Basics of Coffee Branding & Design – Coffee Design Ideas Brewed to Perfection

Be honest, have you ever, ever created an amazing design or came up with a great idea and coffee was not involved? Because, I’ve got to admit… I’ve never had a good idea on a day I didn’t have coffee. And I might have a little bit of a problem. Recently, I’ve been drinking about 4 cups of coffee a day, and that’s not helping my sleeping habits for...

Instagram Creates Voting Registration Stickers and Now I’m Officially Ready To Vote

Instagram is getting ready for National Voter Registration Day and so are we. Tomorrow is September 22nd, which means that it’ll be National Voter Registration Day and Instagram has been coming out with some amazing stickers in celebration of that. One thing that I love about Instagram is that they’ve been encouraging people to...

10 Open Source Fonts That Are Actually Amazing | Free Fonts 2020

There’s nothing like creating an amazing design that your client loves, while also saving some money in the process. You don’t have to compromise on the quality of the fonts you choose, just because you’re not paying the big bucks for them. Better yet, why pay for fonts at all when there are some really great ones out there that are ready...

A Designer’s Guide to Kerning, Tracking, and Letter-Spacing in 2020 | L e t ‘ s D o T h i s

Have you ever been working on a project, added some text, only to notice that you love the font, but something looks terribly, terribly off? That’s what we call a kerning issue. Today we’re going to go over some simple rules of kerning, tracking, and letter spacing in graphic design. Let’s do this! What is Kerning and Tracking?...

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