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UPrinting Poster Prints Giveaway

By / Feb 11, 2010 / Freebies

UPrinting has teamed up with us to bring you a special contest. We are giving away big 24×36 poster prints to 5 WDL readers. Winners will be able to choose from either semi gloss or high gloss.

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20 Different and Beautiful Icon Sets

By / Feb 2, 2010 / Freebies

We are accustomed to seeing icons as bright and glossy bundles of pixel perfection, but this typical style of icon doesn’t always work for all styles of web design. For instance, grungey designs need icons to be a little dirty. While icons on a hand drawn style site should have line marks or brush strokes….

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20 Fonts Ideal for Big and Powerful Headings

By / Jan 27, 2010 / Freebies

Headings play a major role in the way users digest content. Through size and style, they help establish a hierarchy and make text easy to scan. Headings also help establish the mood created by a design. So it’s important to choose the right font to compliment the website’s style. For this article, we’ve rounded up…

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20 Sets of Photoshop Brushes for Vintage Style Design

By / Jan 25, 2010 / Freebies

Vintage style design is all about making things look old. This can be achieved by using using elements in your designs that appear to be from decades ago, and when done well can create a mood for your web design that will leave a lasting impressions on visitors. In this article, we’ve rounded up a…

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The Best Icon Sets for Minimal Style Web Design

By / Jan 21, 2010 / Freebies

With so many free icon sets available now, sometimes it makes more sense to not spend countless hours designing and creating your own. However, it’s important that you do find the right style of icons to match your design. In the case of minimal web design, it’s all about clean layouts, little use of color,…

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20 Super Clean Fonts Perfect for Minimal Style Design

By / Jan 13, 2010 / Freebies

Finding the right typeface or font for a design can be a tricky process. So it’s good to have a nice selection of fonts at your disposal. With this article, we’re tying to help you out with that and give you some typographic enjoyment. Here are 20 free fonts that are super clean and would…

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80+ Photoshop Actions for Giving Your Pictures a Vintage Look

By / Jan 11, 2010 / Freebies

Photoshop actions are great. If you’re not familiar with actions, they are simply prerecorded adjustments made to a Photoshop file that can be saved and applied to other projects. The concept is simple, but the process to create some actions can be very complicated. That’s why using actions can be a huge time saver. With…

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100+ Seamless Patterns Great for Creating Website Backgrounds

By / Jan 7, 2010 / Freebies

Seamless patterns are a great way to add interest and detail to a web design background. In this post we’ve rounded up over one hundred seamless patterns. You’ll find a wide variety of styles such as vintage, florals, and stripes. All of these are of very high quality so you can use them as is…

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200+ Big and Beautiful Highly Detailed Icons

By / Jan 5, 2010 / Freebies

If you’re one of many web designers suffering from an icon collecting addiction, you should probably skip over this article. It might be too much for you to handle. However, if you’re addiction is under control, read on. In this article, we’ve rounded up over 200 icons that are big, beautiful and have lots of…

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A UI Design and Prototyping Treasure Chest

By / Dec 23, 2009 / Freebies

When designing a user interface there are always times that you will find yourself using the same graphical element over and over. So in order to be more productive, it’s a good idea to keep a library of common elements such as form elements, buttons, icons, browser templates, and windows. Having these close by will…