Creating a responsive web design goes way beyond arranging things in a way that won’t compromise the look of your website in different screen sizes. Even tough we talk a lot about responsive web design, we are all figuring out the best way to go about developing a responsive site. One of the best ways to approach the issue is checking out tools that may help you with the task. However, there are a lot of tools out there, and it can be difficult to sort through them all. So for this post, we gathered some of the ones we find the most useful. (more…)
Typography is certainly a huge part of a design. It doesn’t matter if it is web design, print or packaging, the right typography can get the attention of users, setting a project apart from all the others, showing the importance of choosing the right type for your design. Today we gathered some inspiring examples of typography in web design to show you different approaches of websites that will get your attention. Enjoy. (more…)
Here at WDL, we like to gather all types of freebies for our readers. We know designers need as much resources as they can get to keep their designs fresh and beautiful. Since fonts certainly play an important role in a design and also because we know you can never have enough fonts at your disposal, today we gathered a new round for you to use in your projects. Enjoy. (more…)
Web design isn’t what it used to be. Web design used to be a fixed process. Except for some browser quirks here and there, and for the regular lockdown of creativity of course, it was a fairly straightforward operation. It used to be the defining of a canvas and as long as we kept the design within the 960 horizontal pixels of a grid, everything would be safe and sound. (more…)
From pure and simple text, to pictures or illustrations, it’s really important to add your own personality to the about section of your website. It doesn’t matter if you are a designer, writer, a store, a service provider or something else, it’s always interesting to show your audience who you are. It’s nice to get the viewers attention and try to make them connect with you. From storytelling techniques to straight to the point text or a picture and a small bio line, there are several different approaches to this task. This is why today we gathered some inspiring examples of about pages to give you some ideas. (more…)
It is amazing to see how creative and talented some people are. Every single day there are a lot of new projects being launched everywhere, which is great, because we, as users, can gain a lot with that. From ideas that will make our live easier, from useful apps to new ways of reading news, it is always good to see the new things that are popping around us. Personally, I really like to keep track of new projects and ideas, specially when people come up with something that is useful and has an amazing design. Today I will show you a really nice project my husband introduced me: Svbtle. (more…)
Icon fonts are great because, as you may have guessed, they are delivered as a font. This gives them a number of advantages over traditional image icons. For instance, if you want to change the color, it can easily be done with CSS. Whereas with an image, you would need to have a separate version of the icon. Scaling and adding effects, such as shadows, is just as simple.
There is no doubt that choosing the right colors for a design is a very important step of the creative process. We need to think about the message and the style we want to communicate, besides also thinking about the best combination to please our viewers eyes and to deliver a nice result. Today we gathered some good examples of color use in web design. From subtle colorful details to colorful background images or bold colorful type, there are different styles here to show you how to add color to your next project. (more…)
Browsing beautiful workspaces is a great way to get inspired. It’s also a great way to get some ideas for your own office and discover how other people put their workspace together. So for today, we gathered a showcase of beautiful and inspiring workspaces to show you. Remember to click at the images to check out more about each space. And feel free to leave a link to show us your own office. (more…)
Want a better website and don’t know where to start? Or, do you think your website changes are out of your control?
Many website owners think a better website means a complete overhaul – a brand new website. In some cases that may be true, but in my experience a couple tweaks can make the difference between bland and beautiful. (more…)