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Portfolio WordPress Theme Bundle from Theme Trust

By / May 31, 2011 / News

Over at Theme Trust, I’ve put together a special bundle for WDL readers. It includes our 3 best portfolio WordPress themes: Filtered, Craft, and Solo. And it’s only $59! That’s an incredible bargain. Knowing that the majority of WDL readers are designers, I thought a bundle like this would be very useful, either for your…

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35 Inspiring Mac Related Websites

By / May 30, 2011 / Inspiration

There are a few standards we can find in almost every Mac related website: eye candy style, minimalism and attention to detail. We can say that the websites follow a mac mania, a mac culture. And we will find that in ninety percent of Mac related websites, from iPhone and iPad apps to desktop apps….

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8 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

By / May 27, 2011 / Resources

jQuery helps us web designers and developers do some amazing things, and plugins make it almost too easy. That’s why it’s an obsession of mine to find new ones. I’ve been on the lookout for the past couple of weeks, and I’ve collected some good ones. Here are 8 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins.

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Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2011

By / May 25, 2011 / News

In case you live around Cleveland or plan to be on that area on June 11-12, check out the Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2011, an event brought to you by Go Media.

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WDL Premium: Vintage Paper Textures

By / May 25, 2011 / Premium

For our WDL Premium members, here’s a high-quality pack of vintage paper textures from PremiumTextures.com. There are 8 vintage paper textures included in this set.

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30 Examples of Smart Print Advertisement

By / May 24, 2011 / Inspiration

Print ads must be eye-catching and attractive to draw the viewer’s attention. In this post you will see some examples of smart print advertisements and clever messages that these ads present. Most of the ones listed here are funny and unrealistic which are the reasons why these ads are effective and interesting to look at.

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21 Examples of Parallax Scrolling in Web Design

By / May 23, 2011 / Inspiration

Parallax is a difference in the in the apparent position of an object viewed along different lines of sight. The term derives from the Greek word parallaxis, meaning alteration. In web design, the parallax effect is a relatively new trend. The effect itself has been around for a while, but lately is becoming more used…

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7 Brand New Free Fonts for Your Designs

By / May 20, 2011 / Freebies

One of our jobs here at WDL is to keep you supplied with all the latest and greatest freebies. Whether it’s icons, textures, or e-books, were always on the look out for things that will make you’re life easier. This week we’ve come up with a collection of brand new free fonts that you’re sure…

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WDL Premium: Minimal Web Icons

By / May 19, 2011 / Expired Premium

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…

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7 Ways Designers & Developers Can Optimize Sites for Search Engines

By / May 18, 2011 / Tips

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…