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How to Create a Social Sharing Bar Graph for WordPress

How to Create a Social Sharing Bar Graph for WordPress

By / May 14, 2014 / Tutorials

When creating the new design for WDL, I knew that I wanted to create a cleaner and more minimalistic design than I had with any of the previous versions of the site. And I also wanted to do something new and unique with the social sharing buttons – something that had not been done before….

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The Display Designers Have Been Waiting For

The Display Designers Have Been Waiting For

By / May 13, 2014 / Tools

Designers rejoice, LG has just launched a groundbreaking display that changes the game of big, beautiful displays. This 34 inch masterpiece is as beautiful as it is powerful, and is the perfect companion for web designers, graphic designers, photographers and anyone else who creates digitally.

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11 Inspiring Minimalistic Web Designs

11 Inspiring Minimalistic Web Designs

By / May 12, 2014 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we love to browse the web for good stuff to show you. It’s always great to see how designers put together different layouts and ideas. Minimal websites can be very inspiring when designed properly. Having the ability to develop a nice website with good UX and interface with a minimal approach is…

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18 Free UI and Wireframe Kits

18 Free UI and Wireframe Kits

By / May 7, 2014 / Freebies

When beginning a new web design or mobile app project, it’s always a good idea to begin with a wireframe. The purpose of a wireframe is to communicate the layout of a page without getting caught up in color and design elements. Wireframes can be a big time saver as they help all parties involved…

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11 Beautiful Examples of Images in Web Design

11 Beautiful Examples of Images in Web Design

By / May 5, 2014 / Inspiration

Images add a lot of personality and emotion to a design, besides being a great way to grab viewer’s attention. Knowing how to use images in web design is an art. And this is why today we have some inspiring websites that take advantage of images in their layout. From showcasing a product to communicating…

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5 Great Examples of Minimal Websites

5 Great Examples of Minimal Websites

By / May 2, 2014 / Inspiration

Minimalism is a design style that emphasizes simplicity and the removal of surplus elements in a design, stripping it down to its basic elements, colors, shapes and textures. This style was overlooked in the early dot com days of the internet, but it has now become very popular in website design. The fundamentals of minimal design in…

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Inspiring Workspaces from Fellow Designers

Inspiring Workspaces from Fellow Designers

By / May 1, 2014 / Inspiration

If you need some ideas for your workspace, this post is for you. Browsing Dribbble, we noticed that they have a workspace tag where designers share their home offices with us. It’s always inspiring to see neat workspaces, especially when we know we are seeing actual home offices of real people, and not some interior…

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10 Super Useful jQuery Plugins for Better Typography

10 Super Useful jQuery Plugins for Better Typography

By / Apr 30, 2014 / Freebies

No one ever said that web typography is easy, but it has gotten easier in recent years with the wide spread adoption of web fonts, the introduction of helpful typography tools, and as we see in this post, super useful jQuery plugins.

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11 Tasty Restaurant and Food Websites to Inspire You

11 Tasty Restaurant and Food Websites to Inspire You

By / Apr 28, 2014 / Inspiration

Restaurants and food related websites are often very inspiring. From exquisite food photography to beautiful type and nice layouts, food related sites can certainly offer plenty of eye candy. A lot of designers are starting to pay more attention to this niche and are developing very solid stuff. There is certainly some room for improvement…

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Trail: A New WordPress Theme from ThemeTrust

Trail: A New WordPress Theme from ThemeTrust

By / Apr 25, 2014 / News

ThemeTrust has just launched their latest theme, Trail. It’s a multi-purpose portfolio theme with a focus on big images and beautiful typography. It features a full screen vertically scrolling parallax home page, and plenty of ways to show off your work.