What ultimately sells books? A catchy title and an attractive cover design. Yes, that’s right! Most people do judge books by their covers. No matter how great the story is or how informative a guide, people will rarely pick out and want to read a book with a bad cover design. So, if your book has a bad cover design, there is little hope of it becoming a bestseller! I think I can confidently say that the most important part of your book is the cover. Continue reading
This sucks! Are you saying this to yourself every time you look at your website? Sometimes it can be rather challenging to create what you really want your website to look like. And you may not want to give away hundreds of dollars to a professional for making your website look good. Don’t despair! Here are some simple tips that can really improve your website. Continue reading
A lot of you have asked yourselves what are the skills that separate the best designers from the rest. Continue reading
Even with the technology today (CGI effects) animated movies stay on the top of the favorite movies lists not only for kids but also for adults. Check out these 30 animated movies that have become one of the people’s favorites. Also see who are the people behind them, designing leaders, teams and companies responsible for their excellent design. Continue reading
A career in the design industry is anything but easy. If you are a graphic design student trying to carve out your niche or a professional designer wanting to better your prospects, the task at hand is equally difficult.
It is vital to thoroughly understand the job description before you agree to joining any web design company. While some companies may have a team of designers, others may have only a couple. The kind of projects and the level of involvement of each web designer may vary. Moreover, job titles can be misleading. This is a rapidly changing industry. So, roles and job responsibilities also keep evolving.
Searching for a job in the web design sector can be as challenging as doing the job itself! However, there are several websites that you can seek help from during your job search. You can also use these websites to update you about the latest job postings by top companies.
Here are some useful websites to make your search simpler:
Coroflot – This site has more than 700 job listings. You can place your portfolio here and also look at the portfolios uploaded by other designers.
Authentic Jobs – This site has a huge range of full time and freelance jobs. If you are looking forward to work with companies like The Motley Fool, ESPN and Sony BMG, then this site has things that would interest you.
Job Openings – This is also a great place to find your dream design job. Lost of opportunities are listed here. The site has several postings by some of the leaders, like Apple and 3M.
Smashing Magazine – You can find a variety of jobs from across the globe here.
Design Related – This is a good site with easy navigation and a number of jobs from across the US.
Krop – Jobs for Designers, Artists, and Developers with instant search tool. All Krop jobs are also broadcast across our creative employment network.
Crunch Board – The CrunchBoard job board gives you access to millions of technology and business savvy readers of TechCrunch, MobileCrunch, CrunchGear and other top technology blogs.
A wedding is probably one of the most important occasions in one’s life. So, designers of wedding and engagement ring sets have a vital and challenging task at hand. Continue reading
Here you can see pictures from the previous house of the candidate for president of the United States, John McCain. Of course, if you have 12 million dollars, you can buy it, especially if you want to go in the bed of the presidential candidate.
Apparently John McCain loves luxury because his home is definitely one. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the house of McCain is the real Arizona dream house; seven bedrooms, a guest house, two large pools and even spa-center. The kitchen is based on a model of gourmet restaurants, also fire places are in the baroque style.
Until 2006, it was the only home of the candidate for president of the United States. Then he sold it for 3.75 million dollars. Today’s its owner clearly benefit from the reputation of McCain and the real estate is for sale for 12 million dollars.