Here are some nice design-related blog posts you shouldn’t have missed this week.

How a web design goes straight to hell

As usual a very funny post at The OatMeal.

web design hell

Top 20+ MySQL best practices

Bookmarked, just in case…

sql best practices

Portfolio design trends

An inspirational look at some vCard portfolio websites.

portfolio trends

Digging into WordPress book review

Jean-Baptiste Jung reviews Chris Coyer‘s new WordPress book, made me want to order it.

dig wp review

Advanced CSS text effects & Typography tips

Some great resources to consider for your next design.

snook rotation css text effects typography

20 Amazing Digital Artists You Should Know

A guest post by myself on Media Militia.

20 digital artists

What Should You Include In A Design Project Proposal?

Good read for freelancers starting out.

design project proposal