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by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)



If you’ve ever had trouble finding the perfect icons for a project then Icon Finder will almost certainly find one for you. You can even limit the pixel size by using the handy slider at the top of the search results page.  Make sure that you check the license to see what usage rights you have by clicking on the info button on any icon. Bookmark it now!

Taking the Guesswork out of Design


As usual, an excellent post from the top minds at A List Apart. Make sure you read it.

Web Design from the Gut


Nishant Kothary talks us through the redesign of MIX Online and the ups and downs of how they got to the what you see now. It’s always interesting to see how other designers work and their thinking behind their decisions, so may sure you check it out.

How to Set Up a Killer WordPress Testing Environment Locally


A great way to get WordPress setup on a Mac. Don’t worry, you can do the exact same on Windows too.

What is Vertical Align?


Handy, underused CSS technique for getting icons lined up just the way you want them.

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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.