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BannerSnack Premium Version Giveaway

By / Dec 29, 2008 / Freebies

We’ve just received three premium BannerSnack licenses to give away to our readers. In order to have a chance to win, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post.

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12 Blogs To Help Designers Learn Web Development

By / Dec 23, 2008 / Resources

It is rare to find a talented web designer that is just as proficient at web development. Obviously, one can be successful at specializing in design only, but a web designer can only benefit from having a better understanding of what is going on behind the scenes.

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33 Amazing Typography Posters and Illustrations

By / Dec 16, 2008 / Inspiration

Typography on the web can be limiting. That’s why it is a good idea to turn to other mediums for typography inspiration. Here is a showcase of some of the most amazing typography focused posters and illustrations.

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29 Most Useful Texture Packs of 2008

By / Dec 11, 2008 / Freebies

The trend of using texture in web design has been around for a while, but in 2008 it was taken to a new level. Not only were there many beautiful sites launched that made use of textures, but there were also lots of useful texture packs created.

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Gifts From Designers To You: Best Of 2008

By / Dec 8, 2008 / Freebies

Since this year is coming to a close, I wanted to take the time and look back at all of the giving that was done by the web design community. I’ve hand picked some of my favorite freebies from 2008.

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12 Blogs That Can Expand Your Web Design Repertoire

By / Dec 4, 2008 / Resources

Web design, much like any technology related field, requires those who make their living in it to stay on top of it’s ever evolving nature. To maintain a high level of work, a web designer must always be looking for ways to expand his or her repertoire.

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Interface Design: Login/SignUp

By / Dec 1, 2008 / Inspiration

Interface design in websites focuses on the user’s experience and interaction. Where as traditional graphic design seeks to make the object or application physically attractive.

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10 Signs of a User-Focused Design

By / Nov 24, 2008 / Tips

When building a new website or re-designing an existing one, web designers are faced with all kinds of significant challenges, including keeping the client happy, creating a site that gets results, and catering to users at the same time.

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28 Powerful Photoshop Lighting Effects

By / Nov 20, 2008 / Tutorials

There is something about beautiful lights that can mesmerize an audience. Take a fireworks show for example. It’s been around for thousands of years, yet still has the power to put looks of amazement on faces of all ages.

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Design Is In The Details

By / Nov 17, 2008 / Tips

Want to take your website design from good to great? Sweet! (I thought so!) Now go grab a magnifying glass and take a close look at some of your favorite websites. Chances are the things that make a site great are all those little details that you might not notice at first glance.