IN THIS ISSUE: A Designer’s Interest in Pinterest

PINTEREST UI

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If you were forced to choose, which tool would you stop using to start using Pinterest?


 

Rohan,

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Mike,

None... Pinterest is a fluke and the copyright issues they are facing means they might not even exists in 6 months.

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The MasterPiece

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How does it feel to know that every JPG or PNG you put on your blog or on a client’s website is about to be curated by random site visitors… and then liked (or re-pinned) by the rest of the world?

Welcome to Pinterest, which was founded in 2010 and has recently shot i…

Quick Tutorial

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Pinterest has been creating quite a stir in the social networking world over the past months. One of the most beautiful things about the web is that it’s full of overwhelming resources, tutorials and plugins developed by dedicated developers in order to make our lives easier. For people who want to ride the waves of the popularity and create their own Pinterest clone websites. Today we are going to get your own Pinterest site in 4 simple steps.

  1. Create the HTML structure of your boxes.
  2. Setting the size of your images
  3. Adding the like feature to your posts
  4. Integrat

A Designer's Quote

We didn’t build this company to build a really hot tech startup; what we wanted to do is building a product that people actually use and that enhances their lives. It’s part of our philosophy — we want to build something that everybody finds useful.

— EVAN SHARP

GEMS FOR STEAL

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This plugin allows you to place a widget on your sidebar to display thumbnails and titles of the latest Pinterest Pins from a specific user via their Pinterest RSS feed. You can choose whether to show the description below the image, and you can set the height and width of the thumbnails to fit your theme.

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This free WordPress theme with a modern flexible features and layout can turns you WordPress-based website to an attractive blog, portfolio or even online magazine. Designed in strict modern style with a minimalistic touch that can easily fresh up your web-magazine or blog. Check out the demo here.

THE DESIGN GALLERY

Below you'll find a hand-picked selection of some for your viewing pleasure.

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Weekly Wall of Fame

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Meet Joy Cho,

Designer, Blogger & Pinner

Since September 2005, Joy Deangdeelert Cho has been blogging about design, fashion and food on Oh Joy! And now with nearly 820K followers on Pinterest, Joy is sharing her favorite content on pinboards like:

From the Archive

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It’s no secret that users everywhere are addicted to Pinterest. Pinterest’s simplicity and browsability comes from the nimble fingers of designer Evan Sharp. Sharp spoke about the site’s design, its growth and how his background in architecture comes in handy. See how its design lends directly towards its success.