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WDL Premium: Marker Icon Set from IconDock

By / Jul 28, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re giving our WDL Premium Members a beautiful set of icons from IconDock. The Marker Icon Setis inspired by the iPhone Notes app. The design is very versatile and combining them with handwritten fonts can add a personal touch to your design. We are giving you the pixel version, but there is also a…

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50 Inspiring Examples of Texture in Web Design

By / Jul 27, 2010 / Inspiration

Our first post showcasing 50 Inspiring Textured Web Designs was a success and we received several nice comments and feedbacks from you guys – something we love by the way. So, based on that and also to show you that textures are a hit and there is always something new pooping around, we gathered this second list.

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10 Free Online Books for Web Designers

By / Jul 26, 2010 / Freebies

There’s a never ending supply of information out there for us web designers. If there’s something we need to learn, we can find it in one form or another. Sometimes it may be on a blog or it could be in a book. While you may have to shell our some money for a good…

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Go Media Arsenal Ultimate Collection Giveaway

By / Jul 23, 2010 / Freebies

Update: This giveaway has ended and we’ve selected a winner. Congratulations to @Crzyhnk. Go Media is one of the most popular design firms around, and for good reason. They do incredible work, and with their Arsenal, they provide premium artwork to some of the most recognized brands in the world, like Nike, Adidas, and NBC…

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10 New High-Quality Fonts for Your Designs

By / Jul 22, 2010 / Freebies

If you’ve been a reader of WDL for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we try to make your life a little easier. One way we do this is by finding high-quality freebies for you to use in your designs. If we spend the time hunting them down, you don’t have to. That way you…

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WDL Premium: Vintage Seamless Vector Patterns

By / Jul 21, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re releasing a set of vintage seamless vector patterns for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Designious has 10 vintage style vector seamless patterns that can be scaled to any size. They can be used to fill a specific area or an entire background to give your design an old world feel.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Website Copywriting

By / Jul 20, 2010 / Tips

When writing for the Web, writers should always keep one analogy in mind: the Internet is a jungle and Web users are information foragers within it. Usability expert Jakob Nielsen championed this comparison based on his studies that found that the majority of Internet users only scan websites in their quest to find useful information…

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40 Excellent Examples of Single Page Websites

By / Jul 19, 2010 / Inspiration

Back in January we published a list showcasing 40 Inspiring Single Page Websites, and as we had a lot of comments and several readers really liked the post, we decided to gather a new list, showing some new and fresh examples to inspire you. The single pages websites are still a bit hit this year, and we are able to find new great single pages every day and it’s very good that we can find some galleries organizing them for us.

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10 jQuery Slider Techniques and Plugins

By / Jul 16, 2010 / Tutorials

Last year we posted a collection of jQuery slider techniques and plugins. In a years time the trend of using these types of sliders or slideshows to display featured content has only grown more popular. This means more sites are using jQuery sliders and more people are coming up with new ways to create them….

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30 Examples of Excellent Website Navigation

By / Jul 15, 2010 / Inspiration

A website’s navigation allows visitors to get from page to page and discover content. That makes it pretty important, I would say. However, some designers feel the need to experiment and try to be clever with navigation design, but when getting around a website becomes a puzzle, visitors will more often leave frustrated. A website’s…