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20 Incredibly Useful Tutorials for Sketch 3
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20 Incredibly Useful Tutorials for Sketch 3

The best way to learn design is to copy other works and watch tutorials. It’s not enough to know the how to design, we need to know how our tools are working. That’s why at the main beginning you should look for articles or tutorials about the tools. Today I’m talking about my new favourite design tool – Sketch 3.

If you’re beginner or even never tried Sketch 3 check these two articles The A to Z of Sketch & Sketch for Beginners for the explanation about the tool and best tips. When you will know what every function do, and how to rule your tool you are to design so stuff!

Today I’m sharing tutorials to faster learn design with Sketch 3. Almost all tutorials are article type, but at the end of the article there is short list of websites with video tutorials.

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15 Free Wireframing Tools for Designers
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15 Free Wireframing Tools for Designers

We all know that good wireframes are the backbone of any software, mobile and web designing project. Wireframing lets designers to work out the basic navigation and layout structure before finally starting off with development of web applications, mobile applications or a software.

There are hundreds of wireframing tools in the market, some online, some desktop-based, some free, and some paid. In today’s list I collect 20 wireframing tools for designers. Hope you will find the right one for you!

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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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10 Useful Business Card Mockup Templates
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10 Useful Business Card Mockup Templates

Business cards are an essential part of your businesses branding, your cards do not have to be ultra boring – take a look at our past business card inspiration fixes to see just what is possible.

These business card PSD templates will either allow you provide your client with the closest possible example of what their will look like after the print run or hopefully assist you with creating a decent set of business cards for your own brand.

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Ten Tips For Building A Better Design Portfolio
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Ten Tips For Building A Better Design Portfolio

Any creative individual will want to showcase their work in some form on a website. Its purpose can be merely a testing ground for mini projects or act as a platform to gain exposure and client work. Often when a potential client visits your website, they know nothing about you personally, it is highly likely…

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Sketching: The Most Underutilized Design Tool?

I would class sketching as a tool, just as I would with Photoshop, Fireworks or any other app I use to help me create the finished product. For me, Sketching is an essential part of the design workflow that would make up a majority of projects.

As a tool, sketching is often the first thing I utilise during a project workflow, its use will vary depending on the project type, time restraints and your own workflow preference.

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