Here’s a set of high-quality Photoshop brushes for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Azigos is called Coffee Stains and contains 16 high-resolution brushes. These brushes are perfect for adding grungy elements to a design. (more…)
The popularity of jQuery continues to grow. This means that we’re seeing it used on more websites these days, and there are more developers coming up with new ways to use it. The great thing about that is many of these developers are sharing what they learn though tutorials and plugins. We’re always on the look out for this new jQuery stuff. So for this post, I’ve gathered 10 tutorials and plugins that will help you learn and implement some fresh jQuery effects in your projects. (more…)
Today we’re giving our WDL Premium Members a beautiful set of icons from IconDock. The Simply Bold pixel icon set is designed with clean bold strokes for a crisp minimal look. The set consists of various icons that can be used for CMS and blog designs. There is also a vector version that you can get at IconDock. (more…)
Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding high-quality freebies and sharing them with our readers. We try to post at least one collection of free stuff every week. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on the important things. This week, we’re bringing you more recently released high-quality free fonts. There are a few here that will require a quick registration, but they’re well worth it. (more…)
Themes can extend WordPress into much more than just a blogging platform, and it’s common for theme developers to create themes with a focus on specific niches. For example, a few weeks ago we posted a collection of business WordPress themes that were aimed at giving business owners an easy way to get a great looking site online. So for this post, the focus is on portfolios and galleries. We’ve rounded up 10 themes that are ideal for designers and photographers who don’t have web design skills to build their own portfolio site. The themes we selected for this post are well designed and do an excellent job of presenting the content in a professional manner. (more…)
Today we’re releasing a premium WordPress theme for our WDL Premium Members. Signal 8 from Mojo Themes delivers a sleek & fun feel, but is still packed with tons of features. It offers a premium magazine/news formatted homepage. Featured articles or posts display on the homepage slider. Included in this theme are 3 different color options and Google Analytics integration, among many more amazing options. (more…)
Inspiration plays a key role in the growth of a designer. If you live in a vacuum without seeing what other designers are doing, it’s very difficult to improve and grow your skills. That’s why we think it’s important to find excellent examples of design and share them with you. As you know, every Monday we showcase inspiring web designs, but we also mix in other types of design. For this post we are focusing on logos. So here are 30 Fresh and Inspiring Logo Designs. Enjoy! (more…)
Update: The contest has ended and the winners have been picked. Congratulations to the following three people, and thanks to all who participated!
If you were one of the winners, someone from BundleHunt will contact you with instructions on how to get your bundle.
The team at BundleHunt is releasing their second bundle and wants to give WDL readers a chance to grab a bundle for free. They’ve given us 3 bundles to giveaway to 3 of you. For a chance to win one, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post. The three winners will be randomly selected on October 9, 2010. (more…)
Today we’re releasing a set of seamless vector patterns for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Designious has 9 vector seamless patterns that can be scaled to any size. These amazing seamless vector patterns have vintage royal motifs, come in 2 colors, but you can easily add gradients and turn them into your personal piece of history. (more…)
Photoshop actions can be a huge time saver when trying to add a specific effect to a photo. Since WDL is all about helping you save time and be more productive, we’ve rounded up some Photoshop actions that should come in very useful. This particular collection is for adding a vintage or retro look to your images. There are 49 actions here, so you should be able to find several to help you achieve that perfect vintage or retro look. (more…)