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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.

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Drupal Basics: Tutorials For Getting Started With Drupal 7

Drupal is a free software package that allows you to easily organize, manage and publish your content, with an endless variety of customization. According to CMS Trends Drupal is one of the most popular CMS in the world right after WordPress and Joomla.

A popular slogan in Drupal-land is “come for the software, stay for the community.” This speaks volumes about just how inclusive the community is. Drupal.org has over 648,000 user accounts and 10,000 developer accounts.

If you decided to give a try on Drupal content management system I have collected 7 best tutorials and guides for getting started with it.

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A Look Into Inspirational Designer Office Spaces

Designers are spending most of their time in front of their computers and it’s not a secret that clean and organized workspace helps to get things done. Unfortunately it’s really hard to keep track of your papers, cups of coffee and snacks on your desk what surprisingly leads to a really messy place.

Today I would like to present you some nice and clean setups to inspire you to make some changes in your office where you spend huge amount of time everyday like most of designers do.

And here they are. 25 inspiring workstations of designers in corporate or home offices. I am pretty sure that you a special place dedicated for work and it would be really interesting to see it. Share your workspace photo in comments sections below.

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15 Websites Utilizing Full Screen Sliders

Web design industry is changing everyday. New techniques and graphic styles are being adopted by creative professionals who set all the time changing trends. The newest trend is websites with full screen sliders taking all of the display space or at least all space horizontally.

Full screen visuals with big and bold typography help to tell the story in viewer’s mind. That is why people are more likely to remember a website with huge imagery. One more thing is that people are focusing on moving things and if this big impressive picture is being changed with another one it grabs their attention even more.

If you are following the trends in this post you will find 15 nice examples of creative websites with full screen sliders. Let me know what do you think about this trend in comments section.

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20 In Depth Tutorials To Build Your Own Portfolio

Online portfolio is a must-have thing for a person or a company who runs a business or doing a freelance job. In order to create a well designed portfolio website you need to run the process through few different steps. The main steps are planning, design and coding – in this article you will find tutorials that will help you to get understanding of each of those steps.

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Useful Color Combination Apps For Designers

When designing a product you have to take into consideration a lot of things including a color scheme. Colors can make or break the right image of your production. There are millions of different colors in the world so it is really hard to find the right ones. Also psychology is very important when perceiving the colors. Make sure you check the meanings of the colors in general and in specific cultures to get the best effect of using them.

In this post I would like to present to you some of the useful design tools that will help you to choose the right color palette for your design production. Here are 15 online tools for making, analyzing and collecting color combinations.

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