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Tomas Laurinavicius is a blogger and designer from Lithuania. He's interested in web design, Photoshop and WordPress design. You can follow him on Twitter @tomaslau. Get in touch with him if you have interesting projects you want to collaborate on.

10 Best Social Networks for Designers
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10 Best Social Networks for Designers

Our success in this world is highly determined by connections we make and value we create. Social networks are making this whole process of networking and meeting like-minded people easier by providing digital space where people can express themselves and have meaningful conversations. Designers always want to get feedback, seek for inspiration and generally meet other designers.

Today I am sharing my research on 10 best social networks for designers. You will find some old school social platforms like DeviantArt and glorified Dribbble but also some growing and promising communities.

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10 Best Social Networks for Designers
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10 Best Social Networks for Designers

Our success in this world is highly determined by connections we make and value we create. Social networks are making this whole process of networking and meeting like-minded people easier by providing digital space where people can express themselves and have meaningful conversations. Designers always want to get feedback, seek for inspiration and generally meet other designers.

Today I am sharing my research on 10 best social networks for designers. You will find some old school social platforms like DeviantArt and glorified Dribbble but also some growing and promising communities.

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20 Books for Designers to Read in 2015
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20 Books for Designers to Read in 2015

Never ending learning is a mindset all the successful individuals have adopted. Design is a complex field that takes years to understand and master. It is no way a separate field and includes many different topics great designers need to dig in, just to mention some, you will definitely need to learn about design history, human behavior, psychology, business and more.

There are many great books out there that will help you to become a better designer and build better products for our world. In this compilation I’ve gathered some great books including classics like “Don’t make me think” by Steve Krug and some new promising pieces published just couple of months ago. Let the 2015 begins with some fresh knowledge.

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20 Examples of Geometry in Web Design
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20 Examples of Geometry in Web Design

Web is just another medium for designers to portray their creations. Personally I find inspiration anywhere I go, parks, cinema, airports, libraries, also reading physical books, magazines and other publications spark a lot of ideas.

Web design can even be influenced by geometry and all the weird shapes you hated at math classes. Sharp corners, interesting angles, pure circles and more can be implemented in web design to stylize the look and feel of the website and give that memorabilia advantage to your competition.

In today’s compilation I’m sharing 20 latest examples of geometry used in web design.

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20 Examples Brilliant Packaging Design
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20 Examples Brilliant Packaging Design

First impression is very important whether we are talking about a person, brand or product. People tend to make assumptions on what they see and your job as a designer is to portray positive emotions to make people experience something beautiful when looking to your work. Facts don’t sell, emotions do.

Packaging design was always fascinating field for me as it is extremely competitive market and requires lots of creativity, innovation and psychology knowledge in order to design a successful package design.

In today’s compilation I’ve gathered some brilliant examples of packaging design for your inspiration. I especially liked Just Laid packaging.

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Top 10 Tools for Remote Designers
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Top 10 Tools for Remote Designers

I am currently traveling and working as a freelance designer and writer. My job would be much more harder without digital tools that make everything more organised, simpler and more efficient. Whether it is creating a wireframe or presenting a design concept to your client there is a tool for it.

In this post I am sharing 10 cool tools and web apps that will definitely enhance your workflow and make your remote working experience more productive and enjoyable.

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20 Free Retro Photoshop Tutorials
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20 Free Retro Photoshop Tutorials

Instagram has brought retro effects back and made vintage look cool again. Photoshop is an amazing tool letting you go back in time and recreate the nostalgic looking design artworks.

Today I have collected 20 beautiful Photoshop tutorials showing you the techniques and tricks creating retro graphics and vintage effects. Starting with beautiful typography tutorials and finishing with appealing photo effects you will definitely learn new Photoshop skills and have much fun.

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