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Icons in Web Design: Tips, Resources, and Examples

Icons in Web Design: Tips, Resources, and Examples

By / Dec 30, 2014 / Trends

Modern icons have become a staple for every digital interface. They can help organize content, they’re generally lightweight and even play mp3′s. No wait that’s iPods… well even iPods have a use for icons because they’re a quick visual method to convey information.

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Flexible Image Carousels for Responsive Web Design

Flexible Image Carousels for Responsive Web Design

By / Dec 29, 2014 / Resources

Most web developers feel it’s redundant to create an interface from scratch when there are plenty of free code snippets online. Naturally this includes a broad range of interfaces from dropdown menus to accordion widgets. Another popular option is the responsive image carousel which has grown abundantly fashionable in recent years.

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Free Code Snippets for CSS3 Animation

Free Code Snippets for CSS3 Animation

By / Dec 23, 2014 / Resources

Online tutorials are useful but not always plentiful when it comes to really detailed animation effects. But if you already know enough about coding then it’s easy to dissect someone else’s example to recreate your own. CSS3 animation is still a new topic hot off the presses with fresh source code examples delivered by your…

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Bigstock: 7 Days of Free Downloads

Bigstock: 7 Days of Free Downloads

By / Dec 21, 2014 / Sponsored

Bigstock, the leading provider of affordable royalty-free stock photos and videos, is currently offering a 7-day Free Trial of their subscription plans. This incredible offer will allow you to download up to 35 free images or 35 free videos. This is an unbelievable opportunity that comes with absolutely no strings attached. You can cancel your…

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Win 1 of 10 Templates by TemplateMonster

Win 1 of 10 Templates by TemplateMonster

By / Dec 18, 2014 / Giveaways

This giveaway has ended. Our friends from TemplateMonster have prepared a cool giveaway for web designers. Read on to learn the details. TemplateMonster is giving away not one, not three, but TEN prizes. It means your chance of winning is pretty high. The giveaway starts on December 18 and ends on December 24, and it’s as…

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How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

By / Dec 17, 2014 / Tutorials

Rendering is the process of separating a particular object from the background so you have a completely clear image. This is useful for almost everything from digital graphics to web design and magazine covers. Removing the background from an image leaves only the foreground which could be people, objects, scenery, or some combination of the…

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JotForm Theme Store: a User-Created Marketplace

JotForm Theme Store: a User-Created Marketplace

By / Dec 16, 2014 / Sponsored

JotForm, long considered to be one of the easiest tools for building online forms, now has a Theme Store, so users can get their own beautifully designed form themes without having to do all the work. In recent months it added two new features allowing designers to make building forms quicker than ever- the Form…

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20 Gorgeous Free Icon Fonts to Use in Your Designs

20 Gorgeous Free Icon Fonts to Use in Your Designs

By / Dec 15, 2014 / Freebies

The number of fonts designed to be used as icons, symbols and glyphs increases day by day. Using icon fonts you’re replacing raster images into vector ones. That means that you can easily resize your icon fonts without worrying about quality loss. Icon fonts is a flexible solution for adding icons to your website. Along…

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Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

By / Dec 12, 2014 / Resources

Starting a new project is in a lot of ways the hardest part. It’s the only stage of development that you’re turning nothing into something. Luckily, there are proven methods to reduce the “empty canvas” syndrome. We’ll talk about the best ways to handle the early stages of brainstorming and concepting and how it translates…

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8 Cool Twitter Plugins That Will Look Good On Your Website

8 Cool Twitter Plugins That Will Look Good On Your Website

By / Dec 10, 2014 / WordPress

Twitter can drive tons of visitors towards your website, everyone knows that. But that is something that doesn’t just happen by itself. You should carefully integrate some Twitter magic into your website design to make sure people are still interacting with this social network while browsing your website. There are many different things you can…