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25 Beautiful & Inspiring Navigation Menus

By / Apr 4, 2011 / Inspiration

The importance of a website’s navigation shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, without it, one wouldn’t make it much further than the home page. That’s why designers spend extra effort coming up with ways to make the navigation menu not only look great, but also easy to use. For your Monday inspiration, we’ve rounded up 25…

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Colors of Life

By / Mar 30, 2011 / Inspiration

Have you ever imagined life without color? We are so used to seeing colors that they have become something we take for granted. We can judge the significance of colors with the fact that most are associated with our emotions and different activities in life. White symbolizes peace, red symbolizes both love & anger, yellow…

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WDL Premium: Nitro Icon Set

By / Mar 30, 2011 / Expired Premium

If you’re a WDL Premium Member, we’ve have a nice set of icons for you. Nitro, from WeGraphics, is a set of clean and minimal icons. There are 32 icons, and all the illustrations are provided in vector, .psd and .png formats. So you can use them for every purpose, from web to app interfaces….

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Freelance Personal Finances: Your Guide

By / Mar 28, 2011 / Tips

Managing your finances as a freelance designer can lead to a multitude of cluster headaches and obscure nosebleeds. Luckily there are many tools, tips and software designed to ease the money burden, allowing you to spend more time on your work than time on the figures.

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25 Examples of Geometrical Shape Usage in Web Design

By / Mar 28, 2011 / Inspiration

I really like the way Wikipedia defines web design: “Web design is a broad term used to encompass the way that content is delivered to an end-user through the World Wide Web…”. And we have to say that web design is really all about the way you deliver content, so taking good care of shaping…

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10 Useful jQuery Plugins

By / Mar 25, 2011 / Resources

It seems that jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise since it’s insanely popular, and for good reason. The only problem is being able to sort through them all to find the good ones. That’s why we’re always on the lookout, and we’ve found some good ones for you. Here are 10…

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WDL Premium: Grungy Wood Textures

By / Mar 24, 2011 / Premium

For our WDL Premium members, here’s a high-quality pack of grungy wood textures from PremiumTextures.com. These wood textures include grungy burnt wood, cracked timber, and tree knots. There are 9 textures included in this set.

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The Process of Planning a Perfect Website

By / Mar 23, 2011 / Tips

As web designers it is very easy to get lost in our own heads. The process of a web design can be broken into many flavors and styles across the globe. Graphics artists and digital animators are just some of the people getting into building applications for the web. Although it’s bold to pop open…

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Theme Trust Professional WordPress Themes: Buy 1 Get 1 FREE

By / Mar 22, 2011 / News

It’s been just over half a year since Theme Trust was launched, and it’s growing by leaps and bounds. So I thought it would be a good time to give an update on the current theme offering and let everybody know about the Buy 1, Get 1 FREE deal. I’m sure many of you have…

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30 Excellent Examples of Color Usage in Web Design

By / Mar 21, 2011 / Inspiration

Choosing the right color scheme for a web design is extremely important. It will set the mood of your design probably more so than any other component. Sometimes it’s appropriate to go big with an assortment of bold colors, while other times it’s better to play it safe with a minimal color palette. For today’s…