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Adobe Illustrator CS6 Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

By / Aug 9, 2013 / Resources

Illustrator is a very important tool for designers and creative professionals. And no matter how familiar you are with it, there are always some shortcuts you could learn to be more productive. This is why you will love today’s exclusive Adobe Illustrator CS6 cheat sheet that the good people at ZeroLag have put together for WDL.

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24 Elegant and Colorful Logos

By / Aug 7, 2013 / Inspiration

I’ve always found logo design to be one of the most challenging things to get right. There’s so much that a logo can say about a brand without actually saying it. The tone, style and overall fit and finish of a logo can reveal a lot about the feel of the brand too – from…

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MP6: The Shape Of Things To Come For The WordPress Dashboard?

By / Aug 6, 2013 / News

Let’s be honest, the WordPress dashboard is neither attractive to look at nor particularly conducive to efficient workflows. The design is reminiscent of web apps from the early years of the century and would benefit from some serious sprucing up.

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16 Inspiring Examples of Retro and Vintage Elements in Web Design

By / Aug 5, 2013 / Inspiration

Sometimes it’s a texture, a type, a background image, a color scheme or even an icon. There are a lot of elements you can add to a web design to give it a retro or vintage feel. For this post, we’ve gathered a collection of sites that use this design style. So if you’re next…

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Inspiring Logos for your Delight

By / Jul 31, 2013 / Inspiration

Well designed logos are always a good source of inspiration. It’s amazing how many ideas we can get just by browsing logo galleries. From color palettes and typography, to textures and shapes, there’s plenty in a logo from which to gain inspiration.

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17 Inspiring Examples of Contact Pages and Forms

By / Jul 29, 2013 / Inspiration

Contact pages are the channel your users and clients have to communicate with you. It doesn’t matter what your site is about, it’s really important to have a contact us area. Not only should it be easy to find and easy to use, it helps if it is beautiful and engaging. So for this post,…

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Free Icons for Your Designs

By / Jul 25, 2013 / Freebies

As a designer, it’s always nice to have a fresh selection of icons at your disposal. And it’s even better to know that the design community is super engaged and that everyday we see icons popping up, ready for us to download. Today we gathered the latest icons from Dribbble so you don’t need to…

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Color: Links, Books & Tools to Make your Life Easier

By / Jul 23, 2013 / Tips

Color is certainly a very important element of a design, and deciding on the best color palette for a project is something you really need to dedicate time to. From understanding color theory to having a glimpse of color psychology, you need to make sure your choice will not only look good but also have…

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17 Examples of Beautiful Typography in Web Design

By / Jul 22, 2013 / Inspiration

Back in May we showcased here 19 Inspiring Examples of Text Over Images in Web Design and we had a really good response on the designs we featured. So for this post, type will take the center stage again. This time showing you beautiful ways to draw attention to your text. We will show you…

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Interactivity Is King

By / Jul 18, 2013 / Tips

There is no way to deny that fact static pages just don’t cut it anymore. With every company combining social media profiles with their standard websites, designers are discovering more and more that creating a successful site means embracing interactivity.