Free Ticket to FITC San Francisco 194

Free Ticket to FITC San Francisco

I have a free FITC San Francisco to give away. To get it: you just need to enter a comment in this post before August 6, 2010 and the winner will be selected randomly. The event will take place in San Francisco between Aug 17th to 19th. If you are getting the tickets, use coupon code "wdwluv" to get 10% discount. For more information, visit the FITC website.

Update: the winner is #109

Interview With ZURB 79

Interview With ZURB

For those of you who been reading my blog should be familiar with ZURB. They are the guys who created those fantastic web apps — Bounce, Notable, and Verify. If you read online tutorials a lot, you may have probably stumbled upon their Playground before where they post various CSS and Javascript tutorials. Today, I'm happy to have ZURB here at Web Designer Wall to talk about their team and work.

Cultural Considerations for Global Websites 91

Cultural Considerations for Global Websites

Web designers are a highly creative bunch. Whilst most will probably have a natural eye for what looks good and what doesn’t, experience is everything in the world of web design, and learning is a key part of the process en-route to the top. One of the fundamentals of any design – be it web or print – is that it’s the audience that counts, not you. With that in mind, the one golden rule of thumb web designers should remember when carefully crafting their sites is that the second they’re launched into cyberspace, they’re global.

Giveaway: 10 Sets of Typefaces Cards 426

Giveaway: 10 Sets of Typefaces Cards

Typefaces are "top trumps"-style card pack contains 20 well known designers (yes, I'm included in the cards). For each designer, a typeface was selected to match their overall vibe. Each card is individually designed to reflect this vibe, supported typographically with the selected typeface. I have 10 sets to give away. For your chance to win a free set, simply enter a comment in this post before Jun 25th, 2010. For more information about the cards, visit TheTypefac.es and the Voting Stage.

Update: the winners are 254, 102, 197, 408, 2, 371, 345, 255, 423, and 415.

60 Free Handwritten & Script Fonts 184

60 Free Handwritten & Script Fonts

People mostly use either serif or sans-serif fonts and often miss out the handwritten fonts. They are as important as the main font classifications. I particularly like to use handwritten fonts to highlight significant items in screen captures. They add the personal touch in my design and also provide great typographic contrast. However, not all handwritten fonts are legible. I've put together a huge list of free handwritten and script fonts that work well.

10,000 Business Cards Giveaway 467

10,000 Business Cards Giveaway

Web Designer Wall is giving away 10,000 business cards sponsored by UPrinting. Uprinting has been in the industry for over 25 years. Check them out if you need printing services. Enter a comment in this post before June 18, 2010 for your chance to win 1,000 business card printing (full color both sides on quality card stock). This giveaway is limited to US residents only and you must be 18+ year old to enter.

Update: the winners are #316, 393, 356, 282, 37, 88, 120, 326, 189, and 111.

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