We decided to put together a somewhat different list of inspiring websites. We’re featuring upcoming design, artistic and development related events and conferences websites. The idea is not only to show you ‘beautiful and well designed’ websites but also conferences, talks and places where you can go to get inspiration and to meet people. From UX workshops to Arts Festival and New Adventures in Web Design, you will see inspiring websites and even more inspiring events to renew your ideas and networking. Hope you enjoy. (more…)
It seems there are so many references and guides out there it’s easy to get lost. Below we’ve compiled 19 unique jQuery tutorials to help develop your skills as a frontend developer. (more…)
Photo manipulation is by far one of the most popular applications of Photoshop. Images can be manipulated in various ways to communicate a message. Sometimes the manipulation is subtle, like adding something to a photo that wasn’t originally there. Then sometimes the message or idea is unrealistic, but executed in a realistic manner to make it appear believable. These types of spectacular manipulations can have a big impact on their audience, and have them asking, “Is that real?”. So for your inspiration, here are 20 Spectacular Photo Manipulations. (more…)
Today we’re releasing a sleek HTML template for our WDL Premium Members. Studio Hunter, by WeGraphics, is a clean and highly-professional HTML template. The template is perfect for small business and company or corporate. It has a fixed layout and valid XHTML and CSS code. Studio Hunter has been tested on IE, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome. (more…)
Portfolio designs can be a great source of inspiration. After all, a portfolio is not only a place to showcase one’s work, but is also a designer’s home on the web. It’s a portfolio piece in itself that represents what the designer is all about. For this reason, you’ll usually find extra amounts of creativity and attention to detail. A designer will put in this extra effort in order to show off their stuff and to attract new clients. So for this post, we’ve gathered 40 portfolio designs to inspire you. (more…)
As web designers, it is our job to grow with the trends of the Internet. As new technology emerges, it’s our position to jump on board and see where it can take us. This includes trends all over the web, typography being a major player.
Many designers don’t consider type as a field of interest or focus. Ironically, typography is possibly one of the most important parts of our dynamic web. It helps deliver a website’s content to users from all over the world and it truly is an art to study.
Every week we try to hunt down high-quality freebies for our readers. One of our favorite freebies to find for you are fonts, because everybody knows… you can never have too many fonts in your library. In this post, we’ve rounded up 11 brand new fonts that are super high-quality. I especially love the AW Conqueror font family. You’re sure to find a use for these in your designs. Enjoy! (more…)
Today we’re releasing a set of Beautiful Photoshop brushes for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Azigos is called Japanese Orchard and contains 17 high-resolution brushes. If you’re looking to add beautiful hand drawn elements to your nature inspired design, these brushes are what you need. (more…)
A while ago, we showcased a list of 50 Inspiring Portfolio Designs which featured a collection of portfolio websites belonging mainly to individual designers. Today, along those same lines, we’re presenting a collection of design agency websites. We want to show you how some of the talented design studios out there are presenting their work and attracting new clients. Enjoy, and get inspired! (more…)