Links of the Week 14

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

Make your site stand out, streamline your creative process, important things any website needs to succeed, spezify and iTunes 9’s design changes.

Links of Interest

3 ways to make your site stand out from the crowd

boagworld

Great post by Paul Boag encouraging web designers to create websites that stand out from the competition.

5 Steps to Streamline your Creative Process

streamlineCreativity

Five simple steps to get the most out of your creative process.

The Important Things Any Website Needs To Succeed

proDesigner

Consider these points the absolute necessary aspects of an web design and development.

Spezify

spezify

Spezify is a visual based search engine. Great way to find inspiration and is really cool despite being built in Flash. This was great find by, Mike, a colleague of mine where I work.

iTunes 9 – Interface Changes

iTunes9Redesign

iTunes seems to be the testbed app for Apple to introduce new design elements into OS X and iTunes 9 is no exception.

Design of the Week

Freelance Folder

freelanceFolder

Nice use of icons and description in navigation as well as tabs in sub navigation make the new design of Freelance Folder easy to use.

Inspiration for the Weekend

ffffffive

ffffffive

ffffffive is a great source for creative inspiration. One of those sites that you can spend hours on.

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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with 9 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.