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Revisiting Design


Back in 2007 I graduated from college with a degree in graphic design. Before I even graduated I had a job, not as a designer (though I worked with designers), but as a programmer. Not much has changed since graduation as my current job title is "Programmer". I have always been fascinated on how all those series of 1 and 0 make things happen. Programming can be fun and challenging (when it's not boring and frustrating), however it seems I have spent so much time delving into making things happen that I have not focused much on making them pretty.

This past month instead of researching how to execute command lines, perform cross platform communication, or further any of my various programmatic experiments; I have instead been reading design blogs, studying up on design trends, and finding some nice resources to make designing easier. Back in my college days of design I wanted to make everything from scratch, which would be cool if I were some sort of design master. Now I'm trying my best to put all stubbornness aside and focus on the outcome of a design experiment rather than how I came to it, in other words using different brushes and textures that I had not created personally.

With all these new brushes, textures, and resources design is becoming very fun again. Anyways I want to share some awesome design resources I have came across lately. They have inspired and aided me and I hope some of these links are useful to you all :) enjoy.

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