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WDL Premium: TabletFolio – A Single Page Portfolio Template

By / Feb 23, 2011 / Expired Premium

If you’re a WDL Premium Member, we’ve got something very nice for you, today. TabletFolio, from WeGraphics, is a single page portfolio with a unique design, an awesome illustration of a graphic tablet. This HTML/CSS template is very easy to customize. You’ll find comments inside the code and a separate psd to put in your…

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The Smashing Book 2 – Review

By / Feb 22, 2011 / Reviews

For those of you who haven’t picked up a copy of The Smashing Book 2, this is a brief overview and some of my initial thoughts about the book. I received my copy last week, and I’ve been reading it for the past couple of days. So far, I’m impressed. Just like everything the team…

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30 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

By / Feb 21, 2011 / Inspiration

Last year we showcased 55 Examples of Huge Typography in Web Design and since typography is always a big thing regarding web design, we decided to gather a new list of websites that use big typography.

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Clever Examples of Negative Space in Logo Design

By / Feb 18, 2011 / Inspiration

We talk about negative space quite a bit here on WDL. It can be a very important element in a design, especially in logos. Clever designers can create shapes around and inside the main elements to help reinforce the meaning or message of the logo. When done well, it’s a thing of beauty. I can’t…

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WDL Premium: Hard Grunge Photoshop Brushes

By / Feb 17, 2011 / Premium

Here’s a set of high-quality Photoshop brushes for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Azigos is called Hard Grunge. It contains 25 high resolution brushes (size between 2221-2500px) that you can use for all your grungy effects. Suitable for print projects and web projects, some of the brushes have been made with paint, while…

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Grab the Best Bundle of 2011 – Just One Week Left

By / Feb 16, 2011 / News

In case you missed the launch last week, BundleHunt 3 is now on sale, but there’s only one week left to grab it. This bundle features 20 popular design resources and applications normally valued at over $1287, and it’s priced at only $49. The idea for this release is to put together a complete design…

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9 Tools For Managing Your Freelance Design Business

By / Feb 16, 2011 / Tools

Being organized is not something creative types are necessarily known for. However, in managing your freelance design business, it’s a must. In fact, with the exception of one or two, every successful freelancer I know (design or otherwise) has this one thing in common. Organization. Of course there are a lot of different ways to…

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Filtered: A New Portfolio WordPress Theme from Theme Trust

By / Feb 15, 2011 / Resources

Back in October of last year, I launched Theme Trust, a shop for premium WordPress themes. Five months later, I couldn’t be more excited about where it’s at. Sales have consistently increased each month, and the amount of positive feedback from customers has been overwhelming. Moving forward, the plan is to keep providing fast and…

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30 Inspiring Examples of Slideshows in Web Design

By / Feb 14, 2011 / Inspiration

A while back we showcased 55 Inspiring Examples of Slideshows in Web Design, examples of how a beautiful slideshow can give your website a really nice touch.

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35 Stunning Designs from Dribbble

By / Feb 11, 2011 / Inspiration

Dribbble is a network of very talented graphic designers and digital artists from all around the world. Here the community is able to share small photos (or shots) onto their profile and critique others’ work. The list features icons, UI elements, buttons, vectors, and so much more! For your inspiration, here are 35 stunning Dribbble…