Here at WDL we like to provide our readers with as much inspiration as we can. And from logos to print and web, we like to show you beautifully designed pieces to keep your creative juices flowing. Since logos are always a good source of inspiration, today we gathered some beautiful logos to inspire you. From beautiful typography to nice illustrate elements, colors and textures, here are some nice logos for your delight. (more…)
It could be said that with all the themes available to design a blog it’s getting harder to find new and authentic blog designs. In one way this is good because more people have the opportunity to easily get a nice looking blog up and running. However, this makes it ever so important to do something special with your blog design – to set it apart from the crowd, and let people know it’t not just a theme.
After a long time without showcasing Blog Designs – the last post on this topic was back in Jul, 2010 – we decided to gather a fresh batch of blogs to show you, and I have to admit that finding these was a bit challenging. Nevertheless, here are some excellent examples of how designers are approaching blogs, journals, or what’s sometimes called a news section. From minimal designs to colorful ones, you will find several different approaches to the old web design companion, the blog. (more…)
As you know, here at WDL we like to find freebies and share them with you. It saves you time, and you can focus on doing what’s important, like creating amazing designs. So for today, we’ve rounded up some really nice textures. Whether it’s used in a small area or as a web site background, textures can do a lot for a design. A lot of texture or just a little can go a long way in adding depth depth and setting mood for a design. I hope you find these useful.
Apple’s mobile operating system has gained a huge following in just a few short years. Although it can take months of dedicated study to even begin programming iOS apps, there still seems to be a solid market of intelligent developers. In the last year alone we’ve witnessed the iPad2 and iPhone 4S releases which have both appeared stunning. (more…)
In web design, there’s a variety of approaches that can be taken when it comes to a web site’s background. For some designs, it might be appropriate to use a pattern or a large image. While on others, a single solid color makes more sense. So for your Monday inspiration this week, we’re showing you web designs that take a simple approach when it comes to backgrounds. In this collection, you’ll see how a large dose of a single color can have a dramatic effect. (more…)
jQuery was first released in 2006. Nearly 5 years later, it’s still going strong – due largely in part to the community that’s been built up around it. This community of developers constantly releases plugins that allow web developers to easily add amazing functionality to their projects.
Continuing our “Best of 2011″ series, the focus this week is on jQuery plugins. Over the past eleven months we’ve seen a lot of great new plugins being released, which made choosing our favorites extremely difficult. (more…)
During the process of launching a new company your logo and branding ideas are possibly the most important concepts. You have to consider not only the solid brand, but a whole slew of factors additional including website design and user interface, internal graphics, print work, marketing & conversion goals, maybe even branding yourself on mobile devices too. It can be a lot to consider all at once – but I’ve included a few tips below which may help you during the process. (more…)