CSS boring

February 8, 2011 - 20:26 | 1 reply

Am I imagining or are most of these CSS galleries boring? They seem to showcase the same style all over and over again. The same style with certain little tweaks. This sort of colorful hipster corporate style, decorated with big slogans, including neatly balanced colors and made special with adding on something...

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The site of Tuesday #18

February 8, 2011 - 03:30 | 1 reply

One of the best free design resources online is, in my not-so-humble opinion Media Militia. Media Militia gives away tons of brushes and texture packs, and adds in tutorials on how to use all those materials. Check out the posts like this collection of inspirational design or tutorial for vivid lighting illustration...

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Going through changes

February 7, 2011 - 20:22 | 3 replies

As you may have noticed, Tomato Branch is going through some changes. I'm working on this new layout, which is almost done. As usual little tweaking will occur and there may be some bigger changes still ahead. I'll get back on this new look after I've done some of the tweaking I'm planning to do. So far I've mainly...

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The most important word

February 2, 2011 - 20:28 | 0 replies

Someone had asked on Quora for the most important word on the Internet. At first I thought this is a silly question. Then I thought it again and read through what others had answered. The selection was quite wide. Some said it's networking and someone even went for LOL. But I thought the answer should be clear:...

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The site of Tuesday #17

February 2, 2011 - 01:53 | 2 replies

design work life collects art and design inspiration. The blog is updated daily basis. While I'm writing this post the latest inspiration featured is Mrs. Connection, a project based on Craigslist Missed Connections. The site is part of a design studio called Seamless Creative. It's a simple and nicely done blog...

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The site of Tuesday #16

January 25, 2011 - 20:31 | 0 replies

We Heart It is a community site on which one can create an online album (called as a heart) of inspirational images and videos. The social features include tagging the images and videos and following other users. The site is very simple in many ways: It's layout is clean and focused on the content and the idea of it...

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The site of Tuesday #15

January 18, 2011 - 18:59 | 0 replies

This week The site of Tuesday takes a leap to the girly side. No, there's nothing wrong with that. Embrace the girly! Maria's is a photoblog of Maria from Stockholm, Sweden. Her style is that washed light which makes her photos look a tad old, like taken in passed years with a cheap film camera. Maria also makes and...

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The site of Tuesday #14

January 11, 2011 - 17:37 | 0 replies

I was never a Dawson's Creek fan. Actually I never really watched it. Sometimes I tried to, but I never got it. But I know the show existed and I even "know" some of the characters. Including the ever annoying Dawson (James Van Der Beek). If from nothing else, I would know the face of crying Dawson. It has became an...

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The site of Tuesday #13

January 4, 2011 - 19:01 | 0 replies

Fake Criterions is a collection of movies that should, for a reason or another, be released as part of The Criterion Collection. Well... At least as a parody. The site features a collection of very well made Criterion styled non-existing DVD covers. I took the screenshot earlier when there was still the cover for the...

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The site of Tuesday #12

December 28, 2010 - 19:01 | 1 reply

Etsy is an online marketplace for handmade (and vintage) goods. Basically anyone can sell or buy all sorts of interesting items from prints to bags and purses, and from furniture to clothing. As the buyers, Etsy sellers come from all over the world. The site has a clean yet not boring look. The main attention is on...

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