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Best Free Fonts of 2012

By / Dec 10, 2012 / Freebies

It’s that time of year again, time to recap the best about the year ending and prepare for a new year. Last week we kicked off our “Best of…” series with the Best Best Free UI PSDs of 2012. So for this week, we will show you the best free fonts we saw here in…

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Best Free UI PSDs of 2012

By / Dec 7, 2012 / Freebies

It’s that time of year again, time for our “Best of…” series, where we look back over the past year and pick our favorite freebies and resources. For this week, we’ve went back through all the UI PSDs that we’ve covered over the past year and picked the ones that really stand out. Because there…

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Parallax Tools and Techniques

By / Dec 5, 2012 / Tools

The parallax effect has been around for a while and since we noticed that our readers really like the technique, we decided to gather a few tools and tutorials to help you implement parallax scrolling in your own projects. This effect creates an illusion of depth and movement in the screen, and if well applied,…

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21 Examples of Beautiful Images in Web Design

By / Dec 3, 2012 / Inspiration

Have you noticed that lately the use of images in web design is getting very popular? More and more, we can see that images are being incorporated in designs in an inspiring way, and the result can be spectacular. When properly edited and positioned, an image can give a design a nice and elegant look,…

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8 Books Every Designer Should Read

By / Nov 29, 2012 / Tips

It is pretty interesting to realize that at the same time that design tools and techniques are always evolving, some principles remain the same. And usually these principles are the most important ones. Today we gathered a list with eight books we believe every designer should read. Some of them are old, others new, but…

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21 Beautiful iPhone and Android App Websites

By / Nov 26, 2012 / Inspiration

It’s always inspiring to browse some well designed app websites. From pricing to eye catching images, interesting headers and product info, you can find a lot of inspiration in a app site. Today we gathered a few examples of beautifully designed app websites – apps for both iPhone and Android, that provide us with a…

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21 Inspiring Examples of White Space in Web Design

By / Nov 19, 2012 / Inspiration

White space is the blank space, the empty space, between elements. It’s the space we leave between elements to give a layout an elegant look, a clean look. Lately we can see that more and more designers are realizing the importance of creating clean designs, designs that are user friendly and that take advantage of…

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Inspiring Examples of Type in Printed Ads

By / Nov 16, 2012 / Inspiration

Being able to put together beautiful typography is important for every designer. Being able to distinguish the difference of type, where type is a set of characters and typography is the art of arranging type in beautiful ways. A good way to get typographical inspiration is browsing other designers work. In all media the challenge…

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20 Excellent Portfolios and Design Agency Websites

By / Nov 12, 2012 / Inspiration

If you’re looking for inspiration for your own portfolio site, browsing design agency websites is a good place to start. In this post, we’ve gathered a collection of excellent sites that you can learn a lot from. As you’re checking out these website, pay close attention to the way each agency/designer presents their work, and…

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14 New and Free PSDs for Web Designers

By / Nov 7, 2012 / Freebies

Designers are always looking for new design elements to use in their projects, and that’s why it’s very important to have a good library to count on. To help you increase your resources, today we gathered 14 new free PSDs for you. From icons to UI controls, and buttons, there’s a lot of useful elements…