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Creating a mock-up with foundation (prototyping)

I am new to ZURB's Foundation (new to responsive design, generally speaking), i came from 960GS, so I need help and some advice as I am very confused.. I start design process with 1) drawing some ...
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How to use a vector mockup with perspective?

I don't know how to explain what do I want, so I put some images to explain that. We have a vector mockup here for example (image 1). There is no problem with this mockup because you need just put ...
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Designing a website mockup in Illustrator

I am designing a website in Illustrator and then handing the PDF off to the web developer. What size in inches should my mock up be?
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Pixellated Text on Magazine psd Mockup

I'm new to photoshop mockups to present my work. I can't figure out why the smaller text in the mockup isn't sharp, or the whole image in fact. I've been saving as a jpeg and then viewing at 100%. The ...
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Is Balsamiq good enough to produce a mockup/exmaple of a site to present to a future client?

Is Balsamiq a "Stage 1" product and part of the initial design process for producing a mockup/design for a client or can I be used solely for this purpose?
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How do you create a client website design mockup/image?

For all the graphic designers who do web design too: How do you produce client design mockups for review and then convert them into HTML/Wordpress etc? Are they created in Illustrator/Photoshop and ...
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How to save business card in illustrator to be used in photoshop as mockup?

i have a problem here, trying to design a business card in illustrator and save it as eps to be used in photoshop to create mockup. The thing is, there are bleed line, trim line and safe line. When ...
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How to place UI gif in iPhone perspective mock for use on sites like Dribbble [closed]

I've seen many tutorials about how to convert a .mov file to a gif in Photoshop (Convert Video Frames to Layers, etc.), but none about how to place that gif in an iPhone perspective mock to be shown ...
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What is Dpi and how to use it in android app design

I just took a project on android app design. I am beginning to learn about app design and this dpi stuff is really throwing me overboard. My main concerns are: 1) What is Dpi( I am not a programmer ...
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iPhone Screenshots Pixelated

I am having a problem putting screenshots into the iPhone image. As you see, the screenshot is pixelated. Do you know how to make clear screenshot? Basically I am using skew tool to fit the screenshot ...
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Are there any low-cost freelance websites for doing Apple watch app mockup? [closed]

I have an image I would like displayed on an Apple watch but I'm brand new to mobile app marketing. I'm hoping I could find a place which might point me in the right direction.
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How to create the 3D mock-up look [duplicate]

I saw this on Dribbble and I thought I'd have a go at reproducing it - https://dribbble.com/shots/2200956-Controlled-Content But i'm struggling to do so. I've had a play around with shear and ...
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How many pages should I do as mockups in web design? [closed]

Let's say we've mapped out the sitemap and there are about 10 pages. How many of those pages should I create as mockups? Of course, it's a given that there should be the landing page. But aside from ...
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Why @2x Mockups

Just for my own curiosity, why is it becoming a trend to create "@2x" mockups in photoshop? Other than creating larger native file-sizes, what's the difference between a 360ppi mock vs a 72ppi mock (...
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How to design Desk calendar mockup?

I have searched many website for free Desk Calendar mock up's but there are no such things i am happy with. But now i want to create a mock up. So if you help me how i can make a photo realistic desk ...
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How can I view my PDF as a brochure?

I made a brochure (4 panels each side) in InDesign and I'd like to see what it would look like folded without printing it out yet. Kinda like an e-magazine or issuu, where you can flip the pages. Does ...
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Can you re-use layers but in different locations / dimensions?

In website mockups, I design the front page, then duplicate layers constantly for other pages design. Things like the header and footer stay basically the same, so they are copied. Their exact ...
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How can I get smooth fonts in mock ups?

I am mainly a coder but have to do design mockups from time to time. For this I have Fireworks CS5 which is great because I know how to use it and can just chop up various supplied media into a ...
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What's the width to mockup websites for desktop and mobile now?

Recently, I was practicing web design beyond code things. But after I opened Sketch and just started to make a rectangle of my site, I got stuck. What width should I use? I'd search for the ...
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Creating bulk PDFs from Spreadsheet?

I have designed a TCG game with roughly 500 card created. I have a card frame made, and would like to use these to create a PDF of each card. Is there a way to automate this so i can make any changes ...
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Redesigning website mock-up

I have to redesign a website and provide mock-ups. I was given the link to the live website but i was wondering how will i go about creating this mock-up? I make my own original mock-ups from scratch. ...
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How to make some PSD file not to save as overwrite

Is there anything safety lock like feature for psd file to preserved its original file? I have free mock ups psd file from graphic design community site, I always use them, but some time I ...
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Most efficient way to adapt current mockups to different devices and resolutions

I've completed about 90 screens of mockups in Photoshop for an app. The mockups are done for iPhone 5 / iOS7 (640px by 1136px). Everything is calculated to pixel-perfection. Now management wants to ...
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Why are Apple products so common in mockups?

Inspired by this question: Why are Apple Macs used so much in the graphic design industry? While browsing through the web trying to find device mockups for my website, I realized that about 90% of ...
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How to smooth out lines of rotated smart object in photoshop?

I am building some kind of mockup for business card and while i was trying to create the looks like cards are on top of each others i used smart object to easily change look of business card on all ...
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How to change canvas size in fireworks without your work being moved?

I am making a website mockup in adobe fire works. I noticed that i need more space so i try to change the canvas size vertically and it does add more space but i notice that my content is moved out of ...
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How to create mockup like this?

What is the normal process to create mockups like this? Are they created in 3D and then in photoshop? Would be a great help if you guys can help me.
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How to create perspective like this in Photoshop?

I really want to start creating professional mockups for my branding projects and for my portfolio but don't know how to create perspective like this.
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optimizing a website mockup for portfolio

I saved my website mockup as a jpeg and the highest quality but when i upload it to my portfolio and see how it looks i notice the quality is worse still. The proper size is not showing as well. ...
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How to prepare (what all sizes and resolutions) mockups and UI graphics for an Android app in PS

I've seen similar questions asked here but they did not answer my question 100%. So please bear with me. Now I am starting an app design project for iOS and Android. I've been designing for iOS for ...
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How to present a print project to a client?

I'm a self-taught designer and now I'm working on a packaging project. I'm designing in Adobe Illustrator CC using CMYK color mode, but now, I want to present my client the work with a mockup and I ...
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Creating mockup template using inkscape for logo design presentation

How do I create mockup templates for Logo design using Inkscape? I don't have Photoshop where mockup template can be created very easily. I have created a logo and I want to use this mock up as a ...
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Web mock up to Dev

I was curious what is the process/ workflow for a web project. Specifically if you as a designer created a mockup in a (.psd or .ai), and you need to hand it of to the developer. Do you annotate the ...
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How to create 3D presentational mockup templates to showcase logo design to a client? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to create a 3D presentational mockup template that utilizes smart objects to change dynamically for example logo design. I would like to know also tricks on how to add shadows ...
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How do I create a mockup of an app on desktop and iphone? [duplicate]

I don't know how to describe exactly what I'm looking for, but I've seen a service which allows me to take a mockup or illustration and put it realistically in pre-made images of a Mac and iPhone. ...
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Wire framing over full design?

I've experienced both PSD designs and wireframes in the past to work from, though never have I experienced using both. What's the main difference between a wireframe and a PSD mockup?
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Is there an advantage to doing a full image mock-up versus diving straight into writing the HTML/CSS?

In the past, many companies and web designers had a workflow that was two or three parts, minimum -- design, markup, backend. These are generalizing and the lines may blur a bit... but I'm sure you ...
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“Skewed”/Inclined 3D Style Tile [duplicate]

Does anyone have any idea how to create this realistic "skewed"/inclined 3D Style Tile?: Things to note from this design: The image "wraps" around the slab. The image has a light source that ...
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Using real products when creating fake mockups

When creating mockups for marketing material, what is the legality of using real products to demonstrate the use of your application? Examples for any given application: Google chrome with a ...
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Best tool to create a mock GUI quickly? [closed]

I'm looking for an application/tool to easily create a mock GUI. This GUI will be used by users to control home devices remotely. They can login to a website or use an application to view/control ...
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How to create an animated demo of my webdesign? [closed]

How to create an animation of my webdesign so the client can see the interactivity in the page (including popups, tooltips...) instead of seeing a set of still images? I used to make this task using ...
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How can I make 3D mockups for packaging more realistic?

I'm new at making 3D mockups. I have tried making 3D mockups(attached one) but they don't look like a real image. I have used both CorelDraw x5 and PhotoShop CS6 to achieve the necessary results. ...
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What is the tool that web designers do to present prototype [closed]

How do some web designers present their responsive website prototype in a computer, tablet and mobile presentation like this
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How to reduce screenshot dimensions for putting in a macbook mockup?

I need to put a screenshot of a desktop application into a macbook mockup. My problem is that the mockup I have needs a screenshot of 2880x1800px but my system screen is not big enough. I have ...
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How can I apply data set to a smart object in Photoshop?

I have a .psd file of some mock-up boxes, and I want to apply different text to multiple versions. The solution here is good, but doesn't seem to work with smart objects. The file that I have has the ...
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Which software to create mockups for webdesign

I used to use AdobePhotoshop for this purpose but after months i realized that it's not the best tool for this, does anyone recommend a good tool for webdesign mockups
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Turn die-line into 3D mock-up

If I have a 2D die-line of a product. What's the quickest way to turn it into a 3D mock-up? Preferably it should output to a popular 3D format like 3ds Max. Here's an example of the kind of dieline I'...
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Mockups Pixelate Image

So I used a normal screenshot (630x1136) from an iPhone and I dropped into the PSD file. I tried so many ways but the image on the phone looks pixelated. Do you know how do I make make look good? ...
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How to create animated GIFs of prototype mockups, like the ones on Dribbble?

I'm sure you've seen Dribbblers upload animated mockups of their designs. Here's an example: I can create mockups on Photoshop and even apply simple Tween Animations to them but I can never get ...
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How can I showcase a working example of my past web development work, without linking to the constantly changing live site?

Whenever I design a website, I think it's useful to not only show screen captures but also coding abilities. Unfortunately, most of the time, clients end up editing websites themselves and if they'...