Will Microsoft’s New Bing Search Engine Quick Launch Save Them?

Microsoft Bing Search Engine

The new Microsoft Bing search engine announced only five days ago, is online and now marked as “Preview”. Where you can test drive it now yourself. Microsoft initially stated in a press release that the roll out of Bing is set to fully be released on June 3rd Continue reading

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May Weekly Favourites – Web Sites

Coming up in this week’s roundup of interesting and useful links is a group interview with a bunch of designers; a showcase of big backgrounds in web design; a huge collection of designers to follow on Twitter; a tutorial on creating a cool glowing effect and a fun post checking out what random things designers carry in their bags.

DesignM.ag

Design Mag

Steven Snell from DesignM.ag recently put together this interesting post combining the thoughts of a bunch of designers (including myself!) on the pursuit of personal projects.

Vandelay Design Blog

Vandelay Design Blog

Big backgrounds in web design make for an impactful and interesting website design. Check out this collection of some great examples, many of which I personally hadn’t seen before.

Mashable

Mashable

The huge social media blog that is Mashable recently hosted this excellent roundup of active designers on Twitter. The post features 85+ creatives with a short bio and link through to their profiles. Definitely one to browse if you’re looking to receive a wealth of links and handy design resources on a daily basis.

Six Revision

Six Revisons

Photoshop lighting effects seem to go down pretty well with the readers here on Blog.SpoonGraphics, so I figured you would be interesting in seeing this fantastic article from Six Revisions, titled How to Make a Stylish Glowing Box in Photoshop.

The Design O’Blog

Design O Blog

Niki Brown from the Design O’Blog recently posted part two of this fun post, It’s All in The (Designer’s) Bag. The post shows what random artefacts the creative types carry around with them on a daily basis.

Written by Chris Spooner

Chris Spooner is a designer who has a love for creativity and enjoys experimenting with various techniques in both print and web. Follow Chris’ daily design links on Twitter, and be sure to check out his second blog over at Line25.com.


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10 Examples of Expert Doodles in Website Design

the use of doodles and hand drawn illustrations give an informal, friendly and accessible value to the website as well as giving a fantastic visual addition to the design. Check out this roundup of 30 stylish examples of doodles in web design for your inspiration, and don’t forget SpoonGraphics’ recent hand drawn doodle icons for use in your own projects.

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Hackers a good name from the media

Well guess what, for once hackers are shown in a good light in the media. A group of professional hackers and video bloggers come together to show a good side to hackers and what they really do to get paid. Thanks Current Tv and Charlotte Buchen.

View the video at http://current.com/items/88858799_the_happy_hacker