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Beautiful and Simple Logos for your Delight

By / Jun 6, 2013 / Inspiration

As you know, here at WDL we love logos, especially the ones that get our attention for their beauty, simplicity or intelligence. Logos are a nice way to get inspired, especially if we think about how much a designer has to communicate in such a limited graphic. It is certainly a tough job to create…

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8 Things Every WordPress Developer Should Know

By / Jun 4, 2013 / Tips

WordPress is certainly a great tool, and it’s quite easy to get started. You can count on a lot of good resources (like this humble blog) and you can even dig into WP’s source code if you know PHP quite well.

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20 Single Page Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Jun 3, 2013 / Inspiration

Single page websites, when properly designed, are a great way to put all the content front and center and increase the chances of it being seen by the visitor. From scrolling effects that engage the user, to simple and clean ideas focusing on type and images, there are several different approaches for this same concept….

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15 Tips for a Conversion Friendly Ecommerce Site

By / May 30, 2013 / Tips

An ecommerce site needs to be conversion friendly. The site must attract visitors and convert them into paying customers. Improved conversions are a direct result of a site that offers a satisfying shopping experience. When designing ecommerce sites, you need to make sure your site has been designed from a target shopper’s point of view….

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6 jQuery Plugins for Scrolling Effects

By / May 29, 2013 / Tools

Last week we showcased a collection of websites that take scrolling to the next level. The designers of these sites used the need to scroll as an opportunity to engage the user with various effects based on the pages scroll position. So for this post, we’ve gathered some jQuery plugins that will help you incorporate…

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19 Inspiring Examples of Text Over Images in Web Design

By / May 28, 2013 / Inspiration

In web design there are a lot of combinations that deliver a beautiful page, including the image + text duo. Combining beautiful images and nice/readable text can result in a eye candy touch that will get your user’s attention. To show you that, today we gathered some inspiring examples of the image – text duo…

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Applying Agile Principles to Design

By / May 24, 2013 / Tips

Chances are, you’ve heard about the myriad ways in which the agile development method is changing the face of software development. If you’ve worked in the design world, you may even have given agile a try yourself, or at least found yourself the victim of an overeager manager who wanted to “shake things up” and…

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8 jQuery Plugins for Spicing Up Your Forms

By / May 22, 2013 / Tools

Forms are certainly a very important part of a website. They should be intuitive, user friendly, and engaging. This is why we’ve gathered 8 jQuery Plugins that will spice up your forms. From options to make select boxes more user friendly, to file uploaders and more. All of the plugins are useful in a different…

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18 Websites that Take Scrolling to the Next Level

By / May 20, 2013 / Inspiration

There was a time when the common practice was to try and place all content above the fold. But now, instead of fearing the scroll, web designers and developers are embracing the need to scroll, and using it as opportunity to engage the user with background reveals, element animations, and other clever effects based on…

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Inspiring Type in Package Design

By / May 17, 2013 / Inspiration

Beautiful typography works are always inspiring. And this is why today we gathered a few examples of beautiful typography use in packages to keep you inspired for the weekend. It is nice to observe package details and see how designers use type, colors, textures and shapes to deliver beautiful and eye catching designs. Make sure…