The team at Designious has put together a special bundle of design goodies. It’s called Design Cocktail and it’s worth $829, but they’re selling it for only $29. That’s an incredible deal, and it’s even more incredible that they’ve given us 10 bundles to give away to our readers. To be eligible to win, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post before November 1, 2010. (more…)
Infrared light is invisible to the human eye, but with the use of special filters this light can be captured by a camera. This type of photography can produce stunning results and images that posses a dream-like appearance. The part of the spectrum used in infrared photography is referred to as near-infrared as opposed to far-infrared, which is used in thermal imaging. To give you an idea of the type of effects that can be achieved, and to inspire you, we’ve gathered 20 Breathtaking Examples of Infrared Photography. Enjoy! (more…)
Whitespace, good typography, and a solid layout are all important aspects of a good design, and especially a minimal design. When these three elements are executed correctly, it translates into a highly professional look. If you’re a WordPress user, the problem is that finding a solid minimal theme can be a challenge. So for this post, we’ve rounded up 10 Professional Minimal WordPress Themes. (more…)
Yes, we do love Minimal and Super Clean Web Designs, but we also have “a thing” for Colorful Web Designs. Sometimes color can completely transform the look of a website. So in this selection we are presenting to you 35 examples of colorful web designs. From colorful backgrounds to typography, icons and texture, this is an inspiring collection. Enjoy. (more…)
The popularity of jQuery continues to grow. This means that we’re seeing it used on more websites these days, and there are more developers coming up with new ways to use it. The great thing about that is many of these developers are sharing what they learn though tutorials and plugins. We’re always on the look out for this new jQuery stuff. So for this post, I’ve gathered 10 tutorials and plugins that will help you learn and implement some fresh jQuery effects in your projects. (more…)
Today we’re giving our WDL Premium Members a beautiful set of icons from IconDock. The Simply Bold pixel icon set is designed with clean bold strokes for a crisp minimal look. The set consists of various icons that can be used for CMS and blog designs. There is also a vector version that you can get at IconDock. (more…)
Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding high-quality freebies and sharing them with our readers. We try to post at least one collection of free stuff every week. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on the important things. This week, we’re bringing you more recently released high-quality free fonts. There are a few here that will require a quick registration, but they’re well worth it. (more…)
Every once in a while it doesn’t hurt to give your website design a refresh. It helps to remove older blocks of code which were slowing load times and costing you pageviews. It can also help to re-evaluate what you’re trying to do with your site and how your audience should interact with each page element.
I’ll be going over a few tricks to ease the process of a website refresh. The redesign process isn’t something that should be happening weekly, but it is a powerful process that should be applied to your site every so often. If you’re starting to feel lackadaisical about your site’s design that may be a clue you could use a refresher.
October is the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and since pink is the color for breast cancer awareness, we decided to gather this selection to inspire you and also to show our respect for something so important: the 25th birthday of Breast Cancer Awareness, Education and Empowerment. Pink is a really beautiful color, so here you will see some inspiring examples of how to use it in web design. From vibrant pink backgrounds to light pink elements and typography, you will certainly get inspired. (more…)