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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.

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New Site Launch: Finest Tees

By / Sep 30, 2009 / Updates

We’re happy to announce the launch of Finest Tees, a gallery dedicated to showcasing the best t-shirt designs on the internet. We created this site to give t-shirt lovers a place to discover and discuss new shirts, and a place for t-shirt designers to get inspiration and promote their designs.

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WDL Premium: Grunge Heraldry Photoshop Brushes

By / Sep 29, 2009 / Premium

Here is a set of 12 high-res Ornate Grunge Photoshop brushes for you to use in your designs. They where a lot of fun to create. Basically I found some very cool public domain engravings and images, then edited, ropped, destroyed, and grunge-ified them. I’m hoping yall enjoy, and can get some nice use out…

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14 Best Online Typography Tools for Web Designers

By / Sep 28, 2009 / Tools

Since typography is one of the most challenging and important aspects of web design, it’s important to have useful tools that can make things easier. Here’s a list of tools that will be a big help in making your typography beautiful, and you won’t even have to leave your browser.

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Best Places to Find Seamless Background Patterns

By / Sep 25, 2009 / Resources

Web Designers are always in need of background patterns. In an effort to reduce your time searching the internet, we’ve put together a list of the best sites where you can find seamless patterns.

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MacBook Pro Contest Winners Announced

By / Sep 24, 2009 / Updates

There were a lot of very good tweets promoting WDL Premium, which made the judging process very challenging. What we liked most about the tweets was that there was a good mixture of both funny and explanatory approaches taken. However, there ended up being six tweets that really stood out, and of course only one…

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12 Best Adobe AIR Applications for Web Designers

By / Sep 23, 2009 / Tools

If you’re unfamiliar with Adobe AIR, it’s a cross-operating system platform that allows developers to use HTML, Ajax, and Flash to build desktop applications. In the past couple of years AIR has gained a lot of popularity, and there’s been a lot of great applications created, including some that are very useful to web designers.

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30 Clever and Cool T-Shirt Designs You Will Love

By / Sep 23, 2009 / Inspiration

There’s only one thing that designers love more than a clever and cool design…and that’s being able to wear it in the form of a t-shirt. Here are 30 very cool t-shirt designs found at Threadless.com.

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deZine: A Blog Magazine Theme by ThemeShift

By / Sep 21, 2009 / Premium

Every week our premium membership becomes a more insanely great deal for web designers. This week things get even better with the release of deZine, a premium magazine theme by ThemeShift. ThemeShift is a theme shop operated by Simon Rimkus. His themes are beautifully designed and of the highest quality. Be sure and check out…