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70+ Beautiful Damask Patterns and Textures

By / Aug 10, 2009 / Freebies

Damask is a weaving style or technique that originated in the early Middle Ages near Damascus, Syria. This particular style typically produced very ornate and decorative patterns in the fabric. These types of patterns are wonderful to use in a design that needs to have a vintage or ornate look. In this post there are…

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The Best Vector Icon Sets All In One Place

By / Aug 3, 2009 / Freebies

As you’ve probably noticed, we love finding the best freebies out there and sharing them with you. In this post, I’ve rounded up the best vector icons available. Vector icons are great because they can be scaled to custom sizes while not losing any quality. Some of the sets below will also include raster versions.

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30 Awesome Textures for Creating Subtle Grunge Designs

By / Jul 28, 2009 / Freebies

Websites that possess a “subtle grunge” style are some of my favorites. Electric Pulp and Function are excellent examples of this particular style. If you’re wanting to achieve this look in one of your upcoming designs, these textures will come in handy.

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30 Inspiring and Beautiful Widescreen Wallpapers

By / Jul 27, 2009 / Freebies

Web designers are constantly seeking visual inspiration. That’s why many of us frequently change our desktop wallpapers. It’s nice to have an image that is visually stunning to glance at as we are switching between applications or just taking a break from our work. For this post, I’ve taken the time to round up some…

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17 Remarkably Professional Looking Free Fonts

By / Jul 9, 2009 / Freebies

There is definitely not a shortage of free fonts. However, it can be difficult and time consuming to find free fonts that possess a superior and professional quality. In this post, there are seventeen fonts that fall into this category. These fonts really make you appreciate the generosity of their designers and creators.

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300+ Excellent Photoshop Brushes for Creating Painted Effects

By / Jul 7, 2009 / Freebies

If you are thinking of creating your next web design using a painted style, you have two options. You can purchase real painting materials and create your own Photoshop brushes, or you can use free brushes that have been created by someone else. Since most web designers have limited time and short deadlines, it is…

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21 Best Fonts for Hand Drawn Style Web Design

By / Jun 29, 2009 / Freebies

By now you have probably noticed a lot of “hand drawn” style web designs. It has become a very popular option for designers when a project calls for a fun and inviting theme. We’ve shown you where to get your hands on some really great hand drawn design elements, but if you are getting ready…

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All the Small Icons You’ll Ever Need

By / Jun 17, 2009 / Freebies

Big highly detailed icons make great eye candy, but small icons can be very useful when designing websites. They are great for styling lists and giving links visual flair that is eye catching and meaningful. It’s amazing what can be said visually in a 16 x 16 pixel area. In this post, you will find…

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40 Stunning Ubuntu, Mac, and Windows Wallpapers

By / Jun 10, 2009 / Freebies

Wallpapers are great for giving you a spark of visual inspiration when switching between applications or taking a break from a project. People are also very passionate about their wallpapers, especially those themed around their operating system of choice. In this post, you will find 40 of the most stunning wallpapers designed around Ubuntu, Mac,…

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100 New and Beautiful Seamless Patterns

By / Jun 8, 2009 / Freebies

Seamless patterns can be used for complete website backgrounds or to fill a specific area in a design. There are plenty of patterns out there, but if your tired of seeing the same ones over and over, then you’re in luck. Here are 100 beautiful seamless patterns that have just been created in the past…