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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.

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24 Excellent Examples of Responsive Web Design

By / Sep 12, 2011 / Inspiration

With the ever increasing popularity and wide spread use of mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad, it’s difficult to ignore the fact that websites are being viewed across various screen sizes. And it looks like the days of designing a site for one minimum resolution are almost gone. That’s why “responsive web design” is…

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The Science Behind A/B Testing

By / Sep 9, 2011 / Tips

If you own a business, there’s always concern that your marketing efforts aren’t reaching their full potential. Of course, great design will sell but having strategies and formulas in place to make sure your hard work is paying off it well worth the time. One of these formulas is A/B testing. A/B Testing, or split…

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8 Tools and Scripts for Responsive Web Design

By / Sep 8, 2011 / Tools

At Theme Trust, we recently launched our first responsive WordPress theme. Since it was also my first time building a responsive website, I had to do some learning and research. Along the way, I discovered some interesting techniques, useful resources, and handy tools to help with the task. So in this article, I’m sharing some…

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WDL Premium: Dark Modern Web Elements Kit

By / Sep 7, 2011 / Expired Premium

This week, for our WDL Premium Members, we present an awesome kit containing 60+ dark modern web elements from WeGraphics. Bring your designs to another dimension with this stunning, modern interface kit.

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Avoiding Distractions and Procrastination

By / Sep 6, 2011 / Tips

We have all been there. Staring down the nasty to-do list and mentally checking through each of your tasks. Procrastination can be a deadly practice for those working on the Internet. It is so easy to put off work until tomorrow while focusing on more pleasurable activities. Even including work on your own projects!

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25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

By / Sep 5, 2011 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we love typography and we are constantly showing our readers good typo usage, from print to logos, from web to random typographic works, we really feel the need to keep the juices flowing in that area, and we could not forget to mention all the free fonts we like to show you!…

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Illustration Inspiration

By / Sep 2, 2011 / Inspiration

Illustration is a pretty common element of web design and we already showcased a few lists of illustration in web design here: May/2011, Nov/2010 and Mar/2010. So today, to inspire your Friday we decided to gather a few examples of beautiful illustrations. From delicate to strong and colorful lines, you will find a lot of…

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WDL Premium: Wumblr WordPress Theme

By / Sep 1, 2011 / Premium

Today, for our WDL Premium Members, we present Wumblr, a Tumblr-esc WordPress theme from the guys over Themify. The theme will make your WordPress installation look and feel like a Tumblr blog. It has 9 different post formats including 15 different color presets that help customize the look of each post.