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Logo Inspiration: Black, White & Gray

Logo Inspiration: Black, White & Gray

By / Mar 5, 2014 / Inspiration

Here at WDL, we love great logo design. From an inspiration perspective, we believe that logos can be complex and simple at the same time, providing us with inspiration and helping to get the creative juices flowing. Today we have a collection of logos in their simplest form: black, white, and gray. These logos have…

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How to Build an Awesome Website Footer

How to Build an Awesome Website Footer

By / Mar 4, 2014 / Tips

Let me be the one to say it – building a footer is one of those “by the way” kind of tasks for many designers. It seems easy. It seems negligible. It seems like it can be left to chance. And there is some strong reasoning behind such a point of view.

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13 Beautiful Examples of Colorful Websites

13 Beautiful Examples of Colorful Websites

By / Mar 3, 2014 / Inspiration

Coming up with the right color palette for a web design can be one of the most important parts of the design process, and also one of the most difficult. Usually existing branding has the biggest influence on what colors are used, but other factors can come into play as well. For example, the tone…

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Top 5 Reasons to Adopt Responsive Web Design in 2014

Top 5 Reasons to Adopt Responsive Web Design in 2014

By / Feb 28, 2014 / Tips

Is responsive web design your top priority this year? If not, you must get in touch with the upcoming design trends in 2014 by adopting this popular design technique. I have compiled a list of the top 5 reasons why you should switch to responsive web design as sooner as today!

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Webydo: A Sophisticated Online Software to Create and Manage Websites

Webydo: A Sophisticated Online Software to Create and Manage Websites

By / Feb 27, 2014 / Tools

Back in January we showcased Webydo‘s website in a list of inspiring examples of whitespace in web design.  Their idea – and beautiful design – really got our attention. Since we also had a  good response from our readers regarding Webydo, we decided to dig deeper and show you what the service is all about.

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Web Design Typography & Why it IS a Big Deal

Web Design Typography & Why it IS a Big Deal

By / Feb 26, 2014 / Tips

For the layman, there’s very little difference between the terms ‘typography’ and ‘font’. The words are often used interchangeably, which is certainly not a big deal since the general populace is only going to be talking about both in the most superficial manner possible. Besides, why unload a bunch of technical definitions on the hapless…

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11 Inspiring Mobile App Websites

11 Inspiring Mobile App Websites

By / Feb 24, 2014 / Inspiration

I always like when I find beautiful and well designed mobile app websites. To me, delivering a beautiful site for an app shows that the designer/developer cares about its users and product, so much so that besides developing the app, they go the extra mile in promoting the app and spreading the word about it….

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7 Pattern Libraries That Will Help Improve Your Web Development Skills

7 Pattern Libraries That Will Help Improve Your Web Development Skills

By / Feb 21, 2014 / Resources

I do a lot of writing and one of the most important tools in my kit is the style guide. If I ever have a doubt about exactly where an apostrophe should go or the right way to hyphenate a phrase, I can turn to the AP Stylebook or the Yahoo Style Guide and find…

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Exclusive Free Download: Vintage Infographic Elements

Exclusive Free Download: Vintage Infographic Elements

By / Feb 20, 2014 / Freebies

Infographics are great for displaying information in a way that is easier to digest. The use of stylish design elements can simplify complex information and make it fun and interesting to learn what the data actually represents. As a designer, you’ve probably been asked to create an infographic. If not, you probably will be in…

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9 Free & Useful Fonts for your Designs

9 Free & Useful Fonts for your Designs

By / Feb 18, 2014 / Freebies

Whether it’s PSD’s or icons, we love finding high quality free files and sharing them with our readers. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important. Today, we’ve rounded up some new free fonts for you.