15 – 19 June 2009. This weeks articles, posts  & websites I have discovered and sent via twitter. To get them as I tweet them follow me on twitter – @justbecos.

Hands of mechanic working under car

Quite an eventful week, iphone OS 3.0 was released. See Thurdsays for some iphone useful links about the new features.


20 typefaces1 . 20 Creative and Unique Typefaces. i like the first and last ones, the others are a bit weird http://sixrevisions.com/graphics-design/20-creative-and-unique-typefaces/

33 icon_sets2 . 33 High Quality Beautiful Free Icons Sets. really lovely icons here. large and easy to view too. http://thedesignmag.com/33-high-quality-beautiful-free-icons-sets.html

psd to html3 . 20+ Best Tutorials to Convert Psd to Html/CSS. useful for when you receive a PSD from a website client http://dzineblog.com/2009/04/tutorials-psd-to-html.html

css sheet wallpaper4 . CSS Cheat Sheet Wallpaper in Helvetica. useful to have on hand when you have a html mental blank http://thewpresser.com/css-cheat-sheet-wallpaper-in-helvetica/

switch to freelance5 . Switching to Freelance: How to Negotiate to Work Less Hours in Your Job. walks through a real example http://www.freelanceswitch.com/freelancing-essentials/switching-to-freelance-how-to-negotiate-to-work-less-hours-in-your-job/

tshirt template6 . Free Blank T Shirt Template. unusual tool for designer’s toolbox. keep for a rainy day. 6MB zip file http://www.coloroverload.com/free-blank-t-shirt-template/

15 most useful collection of design freebies7 . 15 Most Useful & Free Collection Of Ready-To-Use Design Freebies. icons, brushes, textures, twitter http://www.smashingapps.com/2009/06/09/15-most-useful-free-collection-of-ready-to-use-design-freebies.html


 your worst client1 . How to Design for Your Worst Client: You. good advice, build something that is really you and be proud http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/how-to-design-for-your-worst-client-you/

2_ubuntu_themes2 . Great themes for Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty jackalope. i installed balanzan and love the calming feel it has http://www.unixmen.com/linux-distributions/ubuntu/265-great-themes-for-ubuntu-904-jaunty-jackalope

 lifehacker firefox addon collections3 . Lifehacker’s Firefox Add-On Packs. easy way to get going quickly after a rebuild. agree with choices http://lifehacker.com/5291501/lifehackers-firefox-add+on-packs

PSD text effects4 . 18 Awesome Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials. really cool effects, no weird ones this time, phew! http://www.designshard.com/video-tutorials/18-awesome-photoshop-text-effect-tutorials/

wordpress hacks5 . 22 Mixed Quality WordPress Hacks. easy to follow, lots of nice images mixed in. useful hacks http://www.instantshift.com/2009/06/15/22-mixed-quality-wordpress-hacks/

magazine fonts6 . Magazine Fonts. useful examples of real magazines and which fonts they used to great effect. http://www.fontshop.com/blog/newsletters/jul2006_a/

designing for big websites7 . Tips for designing big websites. keep this advice for the bigger websites. good looking website too. http://www.from-the-couch.com/post.cfm/title/tips-for-designing-big-websites


2_custom_wordpress_login1 . wordpress custom login page. small blog a little obscure. may be useful for a few people http://penguinationproject.com/wordpress-design-tutorial-3

10 things to do after linux install2 . 10 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu Linux. this is gold. step 1 install ubuntu, step 2 read this http://ubuntulinuxhelp.com/10-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-linux/

5 free web2 fonts3 . 5 Free Fonts for Web 2.0 Logo. shows how they look as web2.0 and where to get them. enjoyable http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/5-free-fonts-for-web-20-logo/

web layout using photoshop4 . Create a Clean and Colorful Web Layout in Photoshop. a-z masterclass in this genre of website design http://www.tutorial9.net/photoshop/create-a-clean-and-colorful-web-layout-in-photoshop/

10 rules of front end coding5 . 10 Rules of Front End Coding. good, well written,sound, down to earth advice. http://fuelyourcoding.com/10-rules-of-front-end-coding


1_16_iphone_tips1 . 16 Tips to Become an INSTANT iPhone OS 3.0 Power-User. os 3.0 update available now in austrlaia http://www.maclife.com/article/feature/16_tips_become_instant_iphone_os_30_poweruser

2_14_wordpress_cheat_sheets2 . 14 Essential WordPress Development and Design Cheat Sheets. just 1 would be great. there are 14 here http://speckyboy.com/2009/06/17/14-essential-wordpress-development-and-design-cheat-sheets/

3_iphone_software_walkthrough3 . iPhone 3.0 Software Walkthrough. good advice, like how to force quit when frozen, it’s different now. http://www.theiphoneblog.com/2009/06/17/iphone-30-software-walkthrough/

4_explore_google4 . Explore Google Search. shows a lot of the features built in the search you may not know are there http://www.google.com/landing/searchtips/


1_typography1 . 25 Excellent Typography Tools for the Serious Designer. a great selection for your typ toolbox http://sixrevisions.com/tools/25-excellent-typography-tools-for-the-serious-designer/