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9 Funny Lorem Ipsum Generators

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Often when creating initial design prototypes I use dummy placeholder text to represent where real website text will be placed. Using filler content text allows me to rapidly prototype a design idea and tweak typography settings.

When I look to generate some dummy place holder text, I usually simply go to the standard Lorem Ipsum text generator website, however this outputs some pretty dull stuff. Lorem ipsum text does not need to be dull, there are many quirky and pretty funny lorem ipsum style text generators.

Today I wanted to share with you a collection of funny lorem ipsum generators that can help add a little hilarity to your design prototypes, try it in your next design and see who picks up it.

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8 Simple CMS Alternatives To Power Your Website

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For individuals who are looking to build a simple website WordPress is often the first solution they come across. In some instances a publishing tool such as WordPress may be overly complex for their needs.

Many creative individuals such as photographers, graphic designers and writers want a simple website CMS that allows them to easily showcase their work and build their website without needing to get stuck in with excessive coding and theming.

Today I wanted to bring you some alternative CMS tools that are perfect for creating and managing your work, blogs and pages. Some of these simple CMS tools provide you with a complete hands off approach to coding and others allow you to get your hands dirty with a little coding.

Either way these CMS tools will allow you to get your website up and running quickly and in most case with little or no cost.

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A Collection Of 100+ Subtle Brush Sets

A Collection Of 100+ Subtle Brush Sets
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Today I wanted to share with you a collection of over 100+ subtle brush sets you can use in Photoshop to help give your designs a little extra depth and feel.

Using these subtle textures is a great way to create grunge backgrounds for your websites, vintage logos and type treatment or provide a useful backdrop to your design mock-ups if you are looking to upload them to Dribbble or Behance.

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10 Alternative Color Palette Tools For Designers

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Choosing a color scheme when designing a web or mobile app can often present a difficult challenge. The importance of selecting the right color palette must not be overlooked as it helps to set the tone and feel of your site or product.

When creating a new web design, I often spend a fair amount of time swapping in and out various different color combinations, hopefully these color palette tools will help you to save some of your time on your next design.

I know there are many color combination apps available for designers, today I really wanted to present you with a selection of slightly alternative web based color palette tools you can try out if you have not yet come across them.

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