Sunday, February 12, 2012

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

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Show Your Appreciation: GraphicRiver

Posted: 12 Feb 2012 03:58 PM PST

GraphicRiver is Envato's marketplace for stock pixel- and vector-based graphics files of all kinds. If it's your favorite site, give it a shout out in the comments!

You might like to browse our previous posts related to GraphicRiver.

Site Summary

GraphicRiver currently offers 40,890 files, and is growing. Categories include print templates, textures, vectors, icons, presentation templates, fonts, and more. To explore all of the sites categories, visit graphicriver.net/category.

GraphicRiver is an Envato Marketplace. At GraphicRiver you can buy and sell royalty-free, layered Photoshop files, vectors, icon packs, Adobe add-ons and design templates for just a few dollars. Items are priced on the complexity, quality and use of the file. The site is home to a bustling community of graphic designers and illustrators.

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There's always a lot going on, so follow us in multiple places so you don't miss out!

So how often do you visit GraphicRiver? Let us know in the comments.


Featured Desktop: Andy Muehlhausen

Posted: 12 Feb 2012 01:49 AM PST

This is the attractive and functional desktop of composer and Windows-user Andy Muehlhausen. Click each screenshot to view it full size. I’ll let Andy describe his desktop in his own words.

I have a firm belief that Windows can be just as visually appealing as OS. And, with a little work (and no $$$), it can even look better and function with more ease than a Mac.

“Photo 1 really shows off Rainmeter. I’m only using the Omnimo plugin, which is Rainmeter’s star pupil. All stats (gmail, volume, weather, battery charge, recycling, etc…) are updated in real-time. Everything is clickable.”

“Photo 2 shows off Stardock Fences (for hiding things secretly on my desktop via double click) and my customized start orb & navigation buttons (door2windows.com), and start menu & open/close/minimize buttons. (Leaf theme!)”

“Photo 3 & 4 show how, even with a million things open and hiding my desktop, Windows 7 lets you push WIN+SPACE and peek at its underlying glory. Now you can always check your email, notes, the weather, date, time, battery charge, network signal strength, CPU load, RAM load, network usage, and volume in a single keystroke. Glory be.”

What do you think of Andy's desktop? Let us know in the comments.

Would you like your desktop featured on Envato Notes? Upload your screenshot somewhere on the Web and let us know about it on our Write a Post page. Or upload it to Flickr and tag it with #envatonotesdesktops. Either way, add an interesting description. Each week we'll choose and publish a new screenshot.


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