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13 Interesting Infographics for Web Workers

By / Oct 16, 2009 / Inspiration

Infographics are a great way to get people to actually look at data. The use of visual design elements can simplify complex information and make it easier to digest. In this article, there are 13 infographics that present information and data that is useful to web workers. Whether you’re a web designer, developer, or blogger,…

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10 Fresh jQuery Tutorials to Enhance Navigation Menus

By / Oct 15, 2009 / Tutorials

A few years ago, when designers wanted to add cool effects to the navigation of a website they used Flash. We all know the types of problems that caused. Now with the growing popularity of javascript frameworks like jQuery, those same types of “Flash-like” effects can be achieved without Flash. Here are 10 jQuery tutorials…

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404 Error Pages for Your Viewing Pleasure

By / Oct 14, 2009 / Inspiration

No one likes seeing the dreaded error page on a website. It usually occurs when a link is bad. Error pages, also known by their street name as 404 pages, are depressing. They make you feel sad and confused and angry at the web designer. Perhaps all of this is irrational, but it happens. As…

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deGusto: A Premium Portfolio WordPress Theme by ThemeShift

By / Oct 13, 2009 / Premium

Today we are giving our premium members another awesome WordPress theme from ThemeShift. deGusto is a dark and elegant portfolio theme. It attractively combines your portfolio (web, photo, logo and other work) with your blog articles.

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13 Excellent Open Source Tools for Web Designers

By / Oct 12, 2009 / Tools

Open source applications and tools are a great alternative for web designers on a budget. Many open source tools have comparable features to the expensive applications, and are also free. This makes it possible possible for a web designer to have all the tools and applications needed to complete everyday tasks without even spending a…

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WDL Premium: Go Media Silhouette Vectors

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Expired Premium

Silhouettes is a large variety of various people, young and old, male and female, standing, jumping, sitting, flying, running, fighting, etc. Lots of variety here. Silhouettes are very popular because of they have no face or identity and thus can be used in any design that needs a figure or human.

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Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Tutorials

Faking aged, printed media has been massive since the ‘grunge’ style first became mainstream years ago. Textured work with a vintage feel is still very popular, but more recently it’s the ‘new retro’ style that’s captured the imagination. The general idea is to create a vision of the future… from the past.

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Most Used and Abused Web Design Trends of All Time

By / Oct 5, 2009 / Tips

The year is 1999. You’ve just watched the Matrix, and it’s blown your mind. You sit down in front of your computer to work on a web design and then create or download an animated Matrix background for your Geocities website. You’re so cool. Fast forward 10 years, and you say to yourself, yikes, what…

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11 Well Written Character Illustration Tutorials

By / Oct 2, 2009 / Tutorials

Adding characters and mascots to a web design is a great way to give a site personality and make it fun and memorable. Here are 11 well written tutorials that will teach you techniques for creating high quality character illustrations.

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33 Creative and Beautiful Logos

By / Oct 1, 2009 / Inspiration

Logo design, like any other design process, sometimes requires some inspiration to spark creativity. If you’re in need of some logo design inspiration, here is a collection of 33 creative and beautiful logos. These all have varying styles, but possess the same high quality.