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Best Grunge Textures and Photoshop Brushes All In One Place

By / May 18, 2009 / Freebies

Grunge design elements are a great way to give a design a worn and weathered look. Since it’s a popular style in modern web design, there are plenty of resources out there, but sometimes it’s difficult to find the ones that are the highest quality. I’ve taken the time to hand pick what I believe…

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80+ Fresh New Textures for Creating Web Site Backgrounds

By / May 12, 2009 / Freebies

As you’ve probably figured out, I love designing with texture. I also love sharing textures here on WDL. When done properly, a texture used as a background can add depth and set the over all mood for a web design. Here are over 80 textures that have all been released in just the past couple…

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30 Extremely Elegant Serif Fonts

By / May 7, 2009 / Freebies

A few weeks ago, I showed you a bunch of super sleek fonts to use in your clean designs, but if your looking to establish an classic mood for a design, you may want to choose an elegant serif font. This article presents to you 30 of the best free serif fonts around.

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40+ Big High Quality Apple Product Icons

By / May 4, 2009 / Freebies

When a visual of a tech gadget or computer is needed in a web design, Apple products are usually the ones being used. The reason for this is obvious: Apple products have beautiful features, and just by including them in a composition adds quality to a web design.

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1000 Business Card Giveaway Winners Announced

By / Apr 29, 2009 / Freebies

It’s time to announce the winners of the 1000 Business Card Giveaway From AllBusinessCards.com. There were a total of 160 comments, but as you know there could only be 3 winners. So congratulations to these three people who will be contacted by email with instructions on how to collect your free cards:

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Extremely Useful Geography Vectors: Maps and Globes

By / Apr 27, 2009 / Freebies

If you have been designing web sites for any amount of time, chances are you’ve had to design some type of mapping feature on more than one occasion. You’ve also probably had a difficult time trying to find a quality map. The following list should solve this problem. There are over 20 free vector maps…

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1000 Business Card Giveaway From AllBusinessCards.com

By / Apr 15, 2009 / Freebies

AllBusinessCards.com is giving away 1000 full color, double sided business cards to each of 3 lucky readers of Web Design Ledger.

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17 Sets of Excellent Hand Drawn Design Elements

By / Apr 13, 2009 / Freebies

Last year, we saw the hand drawn style in web design become very popular, and this year it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Hand drawn or sketched elements can make a web site inviting, and add an overall fun factor to a design.

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The Best Social Media Icons All In One Place

By / Apr 7, 2009 / Freebies

The ability to easily bookmark or share content on popular social media platforms is now a must have feature for web sites. It’s also important that this feature isn’t over looked by web site visitors. So it’s always a good idea to use icons when linking to social media sites. They get peoples attention and…

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WDL Vector Pack: Hand Drawn Ornate Elements

By / Mar 30, 2009 / Freebies

Since the first time I laid eyes on them, I’ve been a fan of ornate designs. The flowing lines and elegant forms can really make a design stand out. While not ideal for every situation, they really can be used on a variety of projects. I wanted to make these a bit different, so I…