Build an HTML Email Template From Scratch

What You’ll Be Creating The best way to understand any process is to carry it out yourself, from the ground up. Today, we’re going to do just that with email design, by building an HTML email template from scratch. “The sooner you stop fighting the quirks of email, the sooner you can use them to… Continue reading Build an HTML Email Template From Scratch

Get to Know the WordPress Admin Dashboard

The very first thing you’ll see when you open the WordPress back-end—also known as “the admin panel”—is the dashboard. This is the starting place for the majority of tasks you’ll be performing in WordPress. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use the dashboard, and also how to customize it to fit your preferences and… Continue reading Get to Know the WordPress Admin Dashboard

Sketch Gists — Useful snippets for plugin development

Last week I was developing an internal tool to create a design workflow for my workplace. The process involved creating a style guide for a new project by setting up the branding colours, typefaces, shadows and scrim. All went well until it was required to convert the text layers into symbols so as to generalise… Continue reading Sketch Gists — Useful snippets for plugin development

How to Retouch and Airbrush Skin in Photoshop

Learn how to retouch skin professionally in Photoshop without making it look fake or blurry. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to reduce wrinkles and blemishes, airbrush skin naturally, dodge and burn, and more using all non-destructive editing techniques. Once you learn this, you can make everything from natural skin improvements to glamorous… Continue reading How to Retouch and Airbrush Skin in Photoshop

Tips for Designers Who Don’t Code

I hail from a design background and moved into front-end development some years ago. With responsive web design, the requirement of the designer is shifting. Here are a few tips collated to help designers who don’t code. In an ideal world, everybody designing for the web medium would also be a front-end developer. The reasons… Continue reading Tips for Designers Who Don’t Code