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70+ Subtle Patterns Perfect for Minimal Designs

By / Sep 28, 2012 / Freebies

When taking a minimalistic approach to designing a website, the key is to keep things clean and clutter free. It’s important not to over-design and use tons of graphical elements, but this doesn’t mean you can’t use any. So for this post, we’ve rounded up a collection of subtle patterns for when your minimal design…

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17 Designers you Should Know and their Workspaces

By / Sep 26, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we like to keep you posted on everything about Web Design, creativity and inspiration. And we also like to present you talented and inspiring designers, illustrators and artists. Today we gathered a list of designers you should know. Along with their bio, we will show their workspace, so you can check out…

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Helpful Resources and Webapps for New Web Developers

By / Sep 25, 2012 / Tools

It seems every month there are dozens of new applications being released. Developers are constantly working to bridge the gap between open source and open coding standards. The HTML5 and CSS3 specifications have gone a long way towards bringing a closer connection with frontend web development.

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21 Examples of Big Photography in Web Design

By / Sep 24, 2012 / Inspiration

Photos are the perfect way to capture moments you want to remember and moments you want to share with others. Using photos as design elements is a very good way to give your design a unique and personal touch, besides being a good way to get the viewers attention. You can use a photo as…

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9 Outstanding New Free Fonts

By / Sep 20, 2012 / Freebies

Here at WDL, we love to keep you updated with the best resources and freebies, especially when it comes to fonts. Having different type options to count on is really important, and that is why today we have a new batch of 9 new free fonts for you to add to your design library.

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New from DealPixel: Designers Treasure Chest – 95,000 Gradients and Layer Styles

By / Sep 19, 2012 / News

Here’s the latest deal from DealPixel, Designers Treasure Chest – 95,000 Gradients and Layer Styles, a deal that it is really a designer’s treasure because it has everything a designer can ask for. An offering from vectorfantasy.com for only $15. That is a 85% discount!

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How & When to Build Website Content using Tables

By / Sep 18, 2012 / Tips

Back in time over a decade ago, web development was still living through its infancy. Developers would commonly build website layouts constructed with HTML4 tables, and this was standard practice most of the time. When CSS finally grew into popularity precedents began to change. It was now easier for developers to use div elements and…

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21 Beautiful Examples of Dark Colors in Web Design

By / Sep 17, 2012 / Inspiration

Last week we showed you some good examples of White Usage in Web Design, and today, to go the opposite direction, we decided to gather some examples of dark colors in web design. Deciding when to go dark can be tricky, but the decision should always be about enhancing the content and the user experience….

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New from DealPixel: Create Professional jQuery Image Galleries with TN3 Gallery

By / Sep 13, 2012 / News

Here’s the latest deal from DealPixel, Create Professional jQuery Image Galleries For Your Website with TN3 Gallery, a deal that offers you one of the most full featured jQuery image gallery scripts on the planet, TN3 Gallery for only $37. That is a 45% discount!

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Inspiration: 6 Visual Identity Projects

By / Sep 12, 2012 / Inspiration

Visual identity is the “persona” of a company and creating one is a very changeling process. A designer must research and find the right inspiration to deliver an identity that will really represent a companies personality and philosophy. Today we will show you some nice images of different visual identity projects we found on Behance….