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UI Design for Blogs and Online Magazines

By / May 23, 2012 / Tips

Designing a website user interface can be a struggle match. If you’re building a small portfolio or simple blog layout there isn’t as much to worry about. However an entire magazine requires featured stories and sidebar widgets and author profiles. There is a lot to consider!

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Filtered 2.0 WordPress Theme – Now Responsive

By / May 22, 2012 / News

Over at our sister site, Theme Trust, we’re dedicated to creating new high-quality premium WordPress themes. But we’re also committed to keeping our older themes up-to-date and fresh. We’ve just recently taken our most popular theme, Filtered, and given it a major overhaul. We’ve added new features, fixed bugs, but what’s most exciting is that…

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21 Inspiring Minimalistic Web Designs

By / May 21, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL, we really like minimalism and we believe that the “less is more” principal can result in amazing websites. Minimalism, explained as the essence of something, is when we reduce something to its necessary elements. What is the right amount of elements to compose a minimal design is a polemic subject, but we…

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10 Free Textures from Dribbble

By / May 18, 2012 / Freebies

Dribbble is definitely a great source of inspiration, and is also a good source of high quality free material. From PSD Files to icons and many other things, you can find a lot of nice free stuff over there. It’s really nice to check out how many good designers share their creations for free at…

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Maximize Energy, Boost Creativity, & Never Burnout Again

By / May 17, 2012 / Tips

What if I told you that it is possible to work fewer hours per day, have more free time for fun and leisure, produce more work at a higher quality than ever before and never burn out? If you are anything like me then you would probably say that sounds like a nice infomercial –…

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9 New Free Fonts for Your Designs

By / May 16, 2012 / Freebies

Finding the perfect font for a project can be a real challenge, so there’s nothing better than having a huge amount of fonts readily available in your own library to count on. And it’s always good to have websites to count on when you need to look for fonts. That’s why today we gathered 9…

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Setting the Bottom Line for your Web Projects

By / May 15, 2012 / Tips

Working as a freelance web designer you’ll find yourself naturally jumping from project-to-project. This quick pace comes with the lifestyle and requires some serious dedication. You cannot get lost in the royalties of extra touch-ups and recoloring textures.

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21 Fantastic Examples of Sliders in Web Design

By / May 14, 2012 / Inspiration

Sliders are an excellent way to organize and highlight important content on a site. They can also be used to display a good amount of content within a limited amount of screen real estate. The most popular way to add a slider or slideshow to a website is still jQuery, which seems to have a…

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Inspiration: Packaging Design

By / May 11, 2012 / Inspiration

Package design can be a good alternative place for finding inspiration. From textures to color schemes and typography, we can get a lot of references from packaging designs. A good place to browse – other than your local shops and/or supermarket – if you are also a package lover is lovelypackage.com, a nice website that curates the…

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20 Fresh CSS3 Tutorials

By / May 10, 2012 / Tutorials

The design industry is probably one of the fastest changing and growing. Designers have to keep their eyes on everything, including new trends in visual design, as well as interaction technologies like jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Designers are using these technologies to express more creativity in design production and make user experience richer.