This week for our WDL Premium Members, we have a set of high-quality minimal icons from Vandelay Premier. Simple, minimal icons are useful for a lot of web design projects. This set includes 42 icons for basic website usage. Each icon comes in PNG format (32×32, 64×64, 96×96 and 128×128), and the original Illustrator and Photoshop files are also included so you can customize any of the icons. (more…)
Web designers and developers have many responsibilities when it comes to building websites. From creating a solid layout for the front-end, to writing clean code so that the site runs bug free – there’s a lot involved. However, one thing that is often neglected and should fall on both the designer and developer is search engine optimization. Here are seven ways designers and developers can practice better SEO. (more…)
Last week we showcased here 25 Fresh Examples of Minimalist Web Designs, where most of the examples were based on light colors and a few colorful elements. This week on the other hand, we decided to gather a list of dark web designs to show that dark colors, if well mixed and matched, can result in inspiring and beautiful websites. (more…)
Today for our premium members, we’ve got a new premium WordPress theme from ThemeShift. deCanto is an incredibly flexible and professional business WordPress theme. Through the extensive layout and styling options customizing the theme to your liking is a matter of seconds. (more…)
Logo trends have been ever-advancing with the changing web. As digital artists are becoming more creative and mainstream we can see the crescendo of new ideas. Logos are some of the most important graphical pieces in any website, as they display your company and purpose to each visitor.
As designers are able to collaborate with quicker ideas it’s not uncommon to see the rehashing of old ideas in new logos. This process gives web designers a nostalgic perspective with their artwork. Below I’ve gone into a few great examples for amazing logo designs in 2011. We have seen some great releases and updates over the past few months which are sure to inspire any digital artist.
Theme Trust has been experiencing very rapid growth and there’s no sign of things slowing down. Because of this, I’m looking to expand the team and add a person to help out with support. Customers have had nothing but great things to say about the level of support they receive at Theme Trust, so I’m taking steps to insure that doesn’t change. (more…)
I believe that we can agree that minimal and clean websites are the new black. Every day people seem to be embracing more and more the idea of less is more. So we decided to gather a new list of minimal and clean websites to show you how designers are showcasing minimalism on websites. And here you will also see some use of color, showing that minimal does not mean colorless. (more…)
When trying to create something visually impressive, it’s tempting to use lots of eye candy or overloaded detail. However, sometimes the simplest solution is the best one. This is especially true when it comes to logo design. It can be a much bolder statement to go minimal and doing so often requires more creativity. Here’s a collection of logo designs where this is demonstrated. (more…)
This week for our WDL Premium Members, we have an awesome vector pack from Go Media. Heavy Grunge will absolutely destroy any design you throw it’s way. For only the most worn, torn, and distressed applications! These vectors have many points. So those with sluggish computers should beware. We recommend using these vectors with Adobe Illustrator CS or higher. (more…)