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10 Resources To Help You Become More Active in the Web Design Community

By / Dec 12, 2013 / Resources, Tips

Designers as well as developers have always been a close-knit group (there always seems to be a problem you need help with, right?), but online interaction and presence amongst this industry has just recently started growing over the last few years. While social media and forums became a necessity quickly for many professions—marketers, writers, sales…

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Best Free Fonts of 2013

By / Dec 10, 2013 / Freebies

It’s that time of year again, time for our “Best of 2013” series, where we look back over the past year and pick our favorite freebies and resources. To kick things off, we’ve went back through all of the free fonts we’ve discovered in the past year, and selected the ones that we feel stand…

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11 Great Examples of Video Backgrounds in Web Design

By / Dec 9, 2013 / Inspiration

Video backgrounds were certainly very popular during 2013. And since this trend is still staying strong among designers, we decided to gather a few examples of websites using this approach to grab the attention of their visitors. The key with video backgrounds is to properly optimize so you speed up load times without sacrificing quality.

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Web Design Trends That Will Disappear in 2014

By / Dec 5, 2013 / Trends

If you’re looking forward to changes that come with starting a new year, you may also be excited to learn what sorts of trends are emerging in the web design world. What most people aren’t talking about, but should be, are the types of design trends that are on their way out, which ones should…

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Branding Faux Pas You Won’t Make Twice

By / Dec 3, 2013 / Tips

The importance of a brand cannot be over-stated, it is the face of a company and the only way to communicate to the wider world exactly who you are and what you do. From the colours used in your logo to the type face and your company name, all of it is representative of who…

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13 Colorful & Inspiring Websites

By / Dec 2, 2013 / 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 challenging. While existing branding usually has the biggest influence on what colors are used, other factors can come into play. For this post, we’ve gathered a…

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Beautiful Logos to Inspire You

By / Nov 27, 2013 / Inspiration

Logos are always a good source of inspiration, especially when you pay attention to the details designers use to represent a brand. Whether it be typography, colors, or white space, there is always something you can learn while observing well designed logos. This is why today we have a collection og beautiful logos to show…

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13 Inspiring Single Page Websites

By / Nov 25, 2013 / Inspiration

Single page websites have been a popular trend for a while now, and their popularity doesn’t seem to be losing any momentum. Going this route isn’t right for every project, but there are times when it’s fitting and just makes sense. For example, when there isn’t a lot of content, and you know the content…

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6 Free Fonts for your Projects

By / Nov 22, 2013 / Freebies

Here at WDL, we love to browse the web to find good freebies for you, especially fonts. Good typography is something every designer should be concerned with, and having a diverse collection of fonts makes it that much easier. With that in mind, we’ve gather six excellent free fonts for you to add to your…

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Creative, Beautiful & Thoughtfully Designed Landing Pages

By / Nov 20, 2013 / Inspiration

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression. This is a lesson that’s vitally important to remember when you’re a startup and you’re working on your landing page. The vast majority of landing pages out there have a few key goals – to inform visitors about the product, to…