Fun Stuff:
Fun and peculiar, sometimes even useful stuff.


Pixlbrowser – Share Your Portfolio

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Inspiration can be the hardest to find, especially when it is needed the most. Pixlbrowser by Joel Alexander aims to make the inspirational treasure hunt much easier by creating a place to share and view the latest portfolios from top designers around the world. Clicking a portfolio in “Launch Mode” opens the desired proposal right in the browser, without having to navigate to another page. You can quickly view and scan through projects and designs from some of the most original thinkers in the design world and share your new found inspiration with your own network.

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WireFrame CC

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Any project manager or freelance developer has had to deal with the task of creating a wireframe at some point in a project’s timeline. The team at WireFrameCC want to change the way people create wireframes and mockups with their free tool that allows users to draft comprehensive wireframes right in a browser window. WireFrameCC includes options for a variety of shapes, Headline and paragraph text as well as interactive objects and embedded media that can be quickly created all in a few clicks of the mouse.

 

Stylish Web Ribbons

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Even graphic design trends often borrow from styles and forms that are found in the real world. Web ribbons have become increasingly popular to display social icons, buttons, logos and badges in different format. The crew at Tegin Graphics created this set of web ribbons to add a sense of flare to sidebars, menus and other content. The set includes pre-designed ribbons for E-mail, Twitter, Facebook and RSS feeds, as well as basic ribbons that can be custom tailored to site-specific needs.

Textify It

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Even before the creation of modern meme images with cats and other trending items, text has played a crucial part in print and graphic designs. The team at Textify have taken the usage of text to the next level, by developing a tool that creates a visual representation of an image entirely using text. The tool features basic options for changing which characters are used in the image, the font and character quantity. The tool allows users to drag and drop their own images directly into the tool and a convenient option to save the images created from the tool.

Vintage Medicine Ad Brush

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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There are literally thousands of custom art brushes available for Photoshop, making it one of the most customizable software programs around. This set of Vintage Medicine Ad brushes from IDperson of DeviantArt.com adds a retro-flavor to custom images, backgrounds and design projects.  The brush includes images of vintage medicinal remedies for coughs, cholera, dizziness, pain treatments and other ailments. The vintage brush set is available for free and does not come with restrictions for personal or commercial use.

Vintage Medicine Ad Brush