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17 Tutorials that will make your life Easier

By / Feb 13, 2013 / Tutorials

Since here at WDL we believe that designers need to be constantly learning new tricks and improving old ones, today we decided to gather a few tutorials that will make your life easier. From text effects to icons and object conversion, we will show you a lot of useful tutorials here.

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21 Examples of How to incorporate White in your Designs

By / Feb 11, 2013 / Inspiration

Snow, milk, clouds, foam… I could mention a number of white things that are pleasant. White, for its brightness or for its power of calming and conveying something nice, is a powerful color in web design. From menus to background, details in images and textures to frames and type, you can certainly count on white…

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Tools and Tips on how to Optimize Images for the Web

By / Feb 7, 2013 / Tips

The time a page takes to load is something every designer worries about, or at least is something that every designer should worry about. It doesn’t matter if the layout is nice and beautiful if it doesn’t function properly. Since images can be pretty heavy, this is certainly an issue to keep an eye on….

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7 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

By / Feb 6, 2013 / Freebies

It seems that jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise considering its popularity. The only problem is being able to sort through them all to find the good ones. That’s why we’re always on the look out for new jQuery stuff to share with our readers. So for this post, we’ve gathered…

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21 Examples of Black, White & Grey in Web Design

By / Feb 4, 2013 / Inspiration

Certain colors give a website a really elegant and clean look. Some color combinations are pretty popular in web design, and definitely the black, white & grey (sometimes with a hint of red) is one of those popular combinations. These colors, combined properly, result in beautiful and elegant designs. Today we will show you inspiring…

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Inspiration from Package Design

By / Feb 1, 2013 / Inspiration

From time to time we like to show you different sources of inspiration. From logos to icons, from print to branding, we always like to show you that you can find inspiration in a lot of different designs, including package design. Packages are amazing for a group of reasons, but I believe that most important…

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Inspiring Wireframe Sketches

By / Jan 29, 2013 / Inspiration

Sketches are a really important step of the creative process and every designer should take the time to sketch their ideas before taking the first step on a project. The sketch is the best way to see how your idea looks on paper, is a good way for you to try out options, see some…

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21 Examples of Dark Colors in Web Design

By / Jan 28, 2013 / Inspiration

Choosing the right color scheme for a website is certainly a very important step of a project, specially because colors communicate a lot and will also set the tone, the personality of a page. From bright and white layouts to super colorful ones, there is an option for every style you want to communicate. Today…

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21 Fresh Examples of Responsive Web Design

By / Jan 23, 2013 / Inspiration

Responsive design is something a lot of designers talk about. And considering the importance of responsiveness and all the buzz around it, it’s impressive the amount of websites that are still not responsive. By now, with the amazing growth of mobile usage, every single website should be responsive to be able to attend to every…

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Logos: Inspiring Examples and Related Books

By / Jan 17, 2013 / Inspiration

Back in November, we published an article with a few recommendations of books for you to read. After the article a lot of people got in touch with me asking for logo design related book recommendation, and this is why I decided to do this article.