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27 Examples of Color Usage in Web Design

By / Sep 26, 2011 / Inspiration

Here on WDL, we’ve discussed how colors can be used to invoke various emotions. For example, the color red symbolizes excitement and energy, while the more tranquil color blue represents calmness and stability. Here we’ve gathered a collection of web designs that make good use of color. In these examples you’ll notice some using color…

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Inspiration: Minimalist Posters

By / Sep 23, 2011 / Inspiration

Our minimalism tag is filled with eye candy images to help you get inspired remembering that old and wise premise “less is more.” To add content to our tag and to keep showing you good examples of minimal designs that work we decided to show some posters designed by Pedro Vidotto. Pedro is a Graphic…

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Negative Space in Logo Design

By / Sep 22, 2011 / Inspiration

Here on WDL we really like to keep our readers updated on everything we believe can be a good source of inspiration, including logos. The result of negative space in logo design is an elegant visual effect. Reach a good result and communicate the right message using negative space is not an easy task and…

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WDL Premium: Victorian Ornaments

By / Sep 21, 2011 / Premium

Here’s a high-quality vector pack for our WDL Premium Members. This victorian ornaments pack is from Go Media. These vectors combine fluid foliage ornaments with the lightest of distressing to convey age, elegance, wisdom, they will definitely give a nice touch to your design.

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10 jQuery Plugins to Enhance your User Interfaces

By / Sep 20, 2011 / Tools

With a recently estimated over 20 million websites currently using jQuery it is essential to know what jQuery plugins there are out there in order to stay with the web design trend. Today, we’ll put some focus on some popular jQuery user interface plugins to help you enhance your current website to stay ahead of…

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23 Examples of Screenshots in Web Design

By / Sep 19, 2011 / Inspiration

Whether you’re developing apps or websites, it’s a good idea to show potential customers what they’re getting in the form of screenshots. And if your product is good looking enough, you might just want to put them front and center, making them the focal point of the home page. For your inspiration, we’ve gathered some…

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Inspiring Typography and Color Schemes from Beverage Bottles

By / Sep 16, 2011 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we believe that typography is always a great source of inspiration… and we never get tired of finding good examples to show our readers. Today we gathered a few breathtaking beverage bottles to show you that a good combination of typography and colors can deliver an amazing result. All these examples are…

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10 New Free Fonts for Your Inspiration

By / Sep 15, 2011 / Freebies

Typography definitely plays a big role in any design, and here at WDL we really like to keep our readers updated with free and inspiring fonts, so we decided to gather a new list of free fonts for your delight. Check them out and remember to click the images to be redirected to the website…

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WDL Premium: Portfolio Icon Set

By / Sep 14, 2011 / Expired Premium

This week for our WDL Premium Members, we have a set of portfolio icons from Vandelay Premier. The icon set designed by Umar Irshad includes 15 icons intended to be useful for portfolio websites and design blogs. There are 15 PNG icons at 32 px by 32 px, check it out!

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Practicing Perfectionism as a Web and Graphic Designer

By / Sep 13, 2011 / Tips

The idea of artistic perfectionism lies in a duality. Most web designers try to perfect their work with creative updates and patches. Not only to code, but also in Photoshop mockups and Illustrator vectors as well. There is a limit to this perfectionism mindset where you can take things too far overboard.