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Best of Web Design in 2012

By / Jan 2, 2013 / Inspiration

First of all, we would like to wish a Happy New Year to all of our readers! And to start 2013, we decided to gather some of the most appreciated designs we showcased here in 2012. We gathered the designs our readers most talked about, and we did this huge list to show you what…

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Supporting the Design Community

By / Dec 28, 2012 / Tips

It has been a while since I entered the design community and I’m very glad I did that. As a lot of you may know I’m not a designer, but I do write about web design and design related subjects. As a writer I really like to research/browse several different websites to deliver you nice…

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21 Inspiring Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design

By / Dec 27, 2012 / Inspiration

For our last web design inspiration list of 2012 we decided to gather examples of beautiful illustrated elements in web design. We believe that illustrated elements can give a nice touch and personality to a design. From subtle illustrated details to complete colorful sketched pages, the key is finding the right amount to use for…

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8 Essential iPad Apps for Bloggers

By / Dec 26, 2012 / Tools

Before I begin, let me just say what this list is, and what it isn’t. It’s not just a random set of iPad apps that can, but on the other hand, don’t have to turn out to be that useful to you. I also didn’t want to give you countless alternatives for a specific single…

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Best jQuery Plugins of 2012

By / Dec 20, 2012 / Resources

Nearly 6 years after the initial release of jQuery, it’s more popular than been. This can mostly be attributed to the community that’s been built up around it. This community of developers is constantly building plugins that allow web developers and designers to easily add amazing functionality to their projects. Continuing our “Best of 2012″…

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New from DealPixel: 500 Clean Icons

By / Dec 19, 2012 / News

Icons are definitely a big part of a design, and having high quality icons in your library is really important. That’s why we know you will love the latest deal from DealPixel, 500 Clean Icons, a deal with 500 professional clean icons that you will love. The set is available for only $15. That is…

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21 Inspiring Examples of Texture Use in Web Design

By / Dec 17, 2012 / Inspiration

Using texture is a great way of adding personality and depth to a webdesign. It doesn’t matter if you choose to use texture only in the navigation menu, the header or if you go with a totally textured background, as long as you pick the right texture and don’t over use it, the result, most…

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40 Brilliant iPhone & iPad Application Icons

By / Dec 13, 2012 / Inspiration

In previous articles we have written about how to design iPhone and iPad icons. For inspiration, lets take a look at some brand new ideas for iOS app icons. I have put together this showcase of 40 stunning icons for your inspiration. Check out some of the artist profiles if you are looking for similar…

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21 Inspiring Minimalist Web Designs

By / Dec 11, 2012 / Inspiration

I’m reading the book The Laws of Simplicity and it is really nice to browse around looking for minimal and clean designs after understanding more about the laws John Maeda talks about. My favorite law is probably “reduce” – the simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction. If we get the concept of…

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Best Free Fonts of 2012

By / Dec 10, 2012 / Freebies

It’s that time of year again, time to recap the best about the year ending and prepare for a new year. Last week we kicked off our “Best of…” series with the Best Best Free UI PSDs of 2012. So for this week, we will show you the best free fonts we saw here in…