For our WDL Premium members this week, we’re releasing a Genesis Framework child theme, called Apollo from Mojo Themes. The Apollo theme is a business-style theme that will provide a high-end look for your site. It’s tailored for large amounts of content and you can rest assured that the Apollo child theme will blend beauty with functionality. (more…)
Although Google Chrome is just a few years old, it has become the browser of choice for most web developers and designers. Chrome’s browsing speed and the huge list of free ad-ons and extensions available make it hard to beat. Today’s collection focuses on Free Extensions powered and offered by Google Chrome, which are highly helpful for web developers. Please have a look and leave a comment if you know any other useful extension we are missing here.
The importance of a website’s navigation shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, without it, one wouldn’t make it much further than the home page. That’s why designers spend extra effort coming up with ways to make the navigation menu not only look great, but also easy to use. For your Monday inspiration, we’ve rounded up 25 examples of beautiful and inspiring navigation menus. (more…)
Have you ever imagined life without color? We are so used to seeing colors that they have become something we take for granted. We can judge the significance of colors with the fact that most are associated with our emotions and different activities in life. White symbolizes peace, red symbolizes both love & anger, yellow is for friendship, green implies jealousy.
All colors have their own place. But what if our life had no colors? How would things look, and most importantly, how would our pictures look? For this post, we’ve collected around 30 examples to show you the importance and significance of colors in our life. Check out how colors add a zing, and gives new life to these images.
If you’re a WDL Premium Member, we’ve have a nice set of icons for you. Nitro, from WeGraphics, is a set of clean and minimal icons. There are 32 icons, and all the illustrations are provided in vector, .psd and .png formats. So you can use them for every purpose, from web to app interfaces. If you’re not a WDL Premium Member, sign up to download this and tons of other resources. (more…)
Managing your finances as a freelance designer can lead to a multitude of cluster headaches and obscure nosebleeds. Luckily there are many tools, tips and software designed to ease the money burden, allowing you to spend more time on your work than time on the figures. (more…)
I really like the way Wikipedia defines web design: “Web design is a broad term used to encompass the way that content is delivered to an end-user through the World Wide Web…”. And we have to say that web design is really all about the way you deliver content, so taking good care of shaping your website is something that’s very important. Websites are pretty much based on grids and columns, where geometrical forms are the main elements. Here we will show you some examples of how circles, squares, rectangles and triangles are used to better create beautiful and inspiring websites. (more…)
It seems that jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise since it’s insanely popular, and for good reason. The only problem is being able to sort through them all to find the good ones. That’s why we’re always on the lookout, and we’ve found some good ones for you. Here are 10 fresh jQuery plugins that you should find useful. (more…)
As web designers it is very easy to get lost in our own heads. The process of a web design can be broken into many flavors and styles across the globe. Graphics artists and digital animators are just some of the people getting into building applications for the web.
Although it’s bold to pop open Adobe Photoshop and get right into designing, there are many steps which can enhance a website when taken into consideration. The planning process, although not seemingly too long, is an almost essential aspect of what it lends to the creative process. I hope to outline a few ideas here which can be applied towards designing fresh web interfaces.