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Web Design Trends in 2013

By / Jan 30, 2013 / Tips

The past few years have seen a tremendous shift in the way developers are building websites. More users have switched onto mobile platforms, along with newer browsers which support HTML5/CSS3 web standards. There are so many unique ideas flowing out of the design community – it seems like new thresholds are being replaced every few…

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Inspiring Wireframe Sketches

By / Jan 29, 2013 / Inspiration

Sketches are a really important step of the creative process and every designer should take the time to sketch their ideas before taking the first step on a project. The sketch is the best way to see how your idea looks on paper, is a good way for you to try out options, see some…

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21 Examples of Dark Colors in Web Design

By / Jan 28, 2013 / Inspiration

Choosing the right color scheme for a website is certainly a very important step of a project, specially because colors communicate a lot and will also set the tone, the personality of a page. From bright and white layouts to super colorful ones, there is an option for every style you want to communicate. Today…

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Creative Techniques for Single-Page Websites

By / Jan 24, 2013 / Tips

Over the past few years there has been an emergence of new custom trends in website design. A very popular idea is placing all your major content onto a single page and using dynamic scrolling animations to locate bits of content. These single-page layouts are popular among landing pages and mobile apps which only need…

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21 Fresh Examples of Responsive Web Design

By / Jan 23, 2013 / Inspiration

Responsive design is something a lot of designers talk about. And considering the importance of responsiveness and all the buzz around it, it’s impressive the amount of websites that are still not responsive. By now, with the amazing growth of mobile usage, every single website should be responsive to be able to attend to every…

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16 Inspiring Examples of Interactive Maps in Web Design

By / Jan 22, 2013 / Inspiration

Interactive maps can be a a great way of displaying useful information in an engaging and attractive way by inviting the user to take action. With huge developments in GEO tagging over the last decade, the advent of Google Maps APIs and the introduction of Fusion tables, more and more websites are taking advantage of…

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Dark Footers in Web Design

By / Jan 18, 2013 / Inspiration

There are loads of great footer examples in web design. These are some of the most common interface features which you will find on practically every website. Modern designers know which types of content surface well in the footer. You can now design influential areas for page links, credits, website info, and other crucial details.

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Logos: Inspiring Examples and Related Books

By / Jan 17, 2013 / Inspiration

Back in November, we published an article with a few recommendations of books for you to read. After the article a lot of people got in touch with me asking for logo design related book recommendation, and this is why I decided to do this article.

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9 Fresh Free Fonts

By / Jan 16, 2013 / Freebies

Here at WDL we love to keep our readers updated, especially when it comes to fresh free fonts. Today we gathered 9 new free fonts to keep your design library updated and fresh.

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21 Fresh Examples of Websites Using HTML5

By / Jan 14, 2013 / Inspiration

After all the buzz involving the HTML5 CSS3 duo, it is nice to check how websites are using all the good practices you can get from HTML5. When the buzz around the subject started, we could see a lot of websites totally animated. Now, after all the benefits of HTML5 settled, we can see websites…