We’ve got another premium WordPress theme from ThemeShift for our premium members. deLirium is a dark-style personal blog theme. The cool, innovative design, the extensive layout options and the clean, well-organized code make it blindingly easy to set up your professional personal blog. (more…)
Photoshop is the tool of choice for web designers. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 20 of the latest Photoshop tutorials for designing websites. The end results produced by these tutorials are great looking designs, but keep in mind that it’s not meant for you to reproduce an exact copy and use it as your own. Instead, follow the tutorials and learn new techniques to incorporate into your own designs. (more…)
Navigation is one of the most important aspects of a web design, but this doesn’t mean it needs to be overly complicated or over designed. In fact, when it comes to navigating a website, simplicity is a good thing.
Some navigations make use of design elements like 3D bars, buttons, and tabs to appear clickable, which works great for certain web designs. However, clickability can be achieved with a focus on typography, placement, and maybe some subtle line work. For this article, we’ve rounded up 30 clean and minimal website navigations that will inspire you and prove that navigations don’t always have to look like 3D buttons to be effective. (more…)
These scrolls are very organic, and have that “old-world” style that you have been looking for. A lot of these were created by hand and leave room for you to type a message on the scroll. Wrap these around your centerpiece or illustration to finalize that design that has taken so long to complete. There are endless uses to vector scrolls and old fashioned banner shapes, so use your imagination! (more…)
Today we’re giving our WDL Premium members a premium texture pack from PremiumTextures.com. These twelve textures were created by combining public domain images of nebulae with existing grunge textures to give them a wonderfully unique, colorful feel. There some of the most unique textures you will ever see, and are great for creating beautiful website backgrounds. (more…)
Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding top notch free files and sharing them with our readers. We try to post at least one collection of freebies every week. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important.
This week, we are bringing you more high-quality fonts that have been created in just the past few months. There are 22 in all and they’re all free. There are a few however that will require a quick registration, but they are well worth it. (more…)
Architecture is probably one of the most complex forms of art. Not only should it be beautiful, but it must also be functional. The same thing can be said about other forms of art like web design, but architecture takes place in the real world with real materials, and on a much larger scale.
Since we are most often surrounded by architecture in our daily lives, it’s to be expected that architecture is a popular subject for photographers. In this article, we are presenting a showcase of beautiful architectural photography. In these photos you’ll notice a strong focus on composition and lighting. As well, many are shot from angles that reveal beauty in the structures that probably goes unnoticed by passers-by. (more…)
Chances are you’re viewing this page in one of the following web browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Chrome. I can make this assumption because these three browsers combine for about 90% of the market share. Then again, you might be one of the few people that have adopted an alternative to the big name web browsers. Whatever the case, you do have options when it comes to web browsing. The three I’ve already mentioned have gained popularity for different reasons, but being popular doesn’t always mean something is the right fit for everybody. (more…)
A logo is the visual cornerstone of one’s branding. While some logos are complex, often the most memorable ones are those that are simplistic. Instead of relying on detailed graphics and icons, these minimal logos rely on creative typography, simple shapes, and clever negative space to tell the story. (more…)
Today we’re releasing another amazing vector pack for our WDL Premium Members from the talented people at Go Media. Ornate is one of the best vector packs released by Go Media. It features some of the most detailed and original ornamental design work that you can find online. With the popularity of ornamental design these days, it’s surprising how hard it is to find quality ornate vector graphics that are authentic and original. These florid vector shapes have a flowing and “undersea” appeal to them, but can be used in any design. (more…)