I’ve shared plenty of Actions here in the past, but this is a nice collection of 50 free Photoshop Actions to enhance your design images.
Vandelay Design has made available a fantastic Photoshop action to easily create stunning 3D from your Photoshop text and objects. As you can see in the image above, the results are pretty darn good for what started as some plain green text.
You can grab the free Magic 3D Photoshop Action here.
Extensis recently revealed the list of top 10 web fonts used in 2013. According to data collected from the professional web font service WebINK, designers and developers used Myriad Pro most often for their projects, a position it also held in 2012.
New to this year’s list of top 10 used fonts are Fakt Pro and Museo Sans. These both continue the typography trend toward modern san serifs. Fakt Pro by Thomas Thiemich is a fresh “Helvetica alternative,” as are several others already on the list such as Theinhardt and Aktiv Grotesk. Museo Sans is a geometric sans serif by Jos Buivenga, that has a warm and somewhat retro feel, not unlike its Top-10 stablemate Proxima Nova.
Here is the full list:
Extensis has a gift just in time for the holidays — get an Amazon.com Gift Card with the purchase of Suitcase Fusion 5. Buy Suitcase Fusion 5 full product, get a $20 Amazon.com Gift Card. Buy Suitcase Fusion 5 upgrade, get a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card.
The offer ends December 13, 2013, so act quickly.
The InkyDeals Black Friday Bundle is still going on. If you hurry, you can grab the 14GB worth of design resources for $59. I have it, and I can say that it is well worth it! Tons of background textures, holiday and general vector art, Photoshop Styles and Actions, video tutorials, WordPress themes, and lots more!
Mail Pilot for Mac public preview early sign-ups are now live. On Thursday, December 5, the first batch of public previews will go out. Sign up now to be one of the first to get Mail Pilot for Mac.
Mail Pilot users can quickly manage and productively organize their inboxes with a simple, task-oriented approach, tailored for the desktop. Mail Pilot for iPhone is already available, and quite popular.
Just upgraded to Mavericks? Do you know someone who needs a little training on the new features? Lynda.com is generously offering their Intro to OS X Mavericks training video by Chris Breen for free until Nov. 17th. Watch the OS X Mavericks training video here.
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Video Description: While many of the important changes in Mavericks are “under the hood,” there are some intriguing “over the hood” features that make your Mac more efficient and easier to use. Macworld’s Chris Breen shows you the way. Learn how to install Mac OS X 10.9, aka Mavericks, and discover how improvements to the Finder, the iCloud Keychain, multi-monitor support, and apps like Maps, Calendar, Safari, and iBooks make your Mac experience even better.