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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…

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8 Free High-Quality Fonts for Your Designs

By / Feb 10, 2011 / Freebies

You should know the routine by now. We do the searching, find the freebies, and tell you about them. That way you can spend time doing what’s important, like creating awesome web designs. It’s all about saving you time and making your job easier. So this week we’ve got 8 free high-quality fonts for your…

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WDL Premium: Illustrated Koi Fish Vectors

By / Feb 9, 2011 / Premium

Here’s an amazing set of vectors for our WDL Premium Members. This pack from Designious is a collection of 10 Japanese inspired Koi Fish illustrations. Inside you’ll find vectors in different poses: surrounded by water, all drawn in the spirit of Japanese traditional art.

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Font Size Measures: Options and Preferences

By / Feb 8, 2011 / Tips

What is the Most Important Element in Designing Your Website? When you begin to design that perfect website, what do you think is the very first thing that you should be concerned with? Color? Templates? Graphic design? No. The first thing on the agenda should be font size. “Font size,” you say? “Why should one…

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30 Dark and Inspiring Web Designs

By / Feb 7, 2011 / Inspiration

Almost a year ago we featured a showcase with 50 Inspiring Dark Web Designs and today we decided to gather a new list of dark websites to inspire you. It’s always nice to remember that a dark layout also has it’s beauty, specially when everybody is talking about clean white web designs.

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8 Useful Online Tools for Web Designers and Developers

By / Feb 4, 2011 / Tools

Finding stuff to make your life easier is one of our passions. Whether it be freebies like fonts and icons, or tools to help you do your job, we search and find them so you can focus on the important things. For this post, we’ve found some online tools that are useful for design and…

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WDL Premium: Altered Perspective – Tumblr Theme

By / Feb 3, 2011 / Premium

For this week’s WDL Premium file, we’ve go a premium Tumblr theme from our friends at Mojo Themes. Altered Perspective is designed especially for photographers and the creative type, the Altered Perspective theme features a custom javascript photography header and a unique left to right scrolling/post feature. Nothing says creativity like being different. That’s what…