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How to Identify a Font

By / Oct 15, 2010 / Tips

What is the font used for the title of Friends? How about the typeface of that old copy of Moby Dick you picked up at that garage sale? The back of your Starbucks pastry bag? And please tell me, how can you find the font on a worn out birthday card that your client wants…

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10 Excellent WordPress Themes for Portfolios and Galleries

By / Oct 14, 2010 / Resources

Themes can extend WordPress into much more than just a blogging platform, and it’s common for theme developers to create themes with a focus on specific niches. For example, a few weeks ago we posted a collection of business WordPress themes that were aimed at giving business owners an easy way to get a great…

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WDL Premium: Signal 8 WordPress Theme

By / Oct 13, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re releasing a premium WordPress theme for our WDL Premium Members. Signal 8 from Mojo Themes delivers a sleek & fun feel, but is still packed with tons of features. It offers a premium magazine/news formatted homepage. Featured articles or posts display on the homepage slider. Included in this theme are 3 different color…

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Increase Your Website’s Effectiveness with Confident Copy

By / Oct 12, 2010 / Tips

Want to increase your website’s effectiveness? To have a higher conversion rate: more of your website’s visitors become subscribers, customers, members? You can increase the likelihood of that happening by having your message be more clear and confident. In other words: increase your website’s effectiveness with confident copy. It might seem like forehead-slapping common sense,…

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40 Fresh Examples of Minimal Web Design

By / Oct 11, 2010 / Inspiration

There is nothing more inspiring than a clean and minimal website. A design with few elements representing something. The good and old “less is more”. We already published here a A Showcase of Clean White Web Designs and a list with 60 Minimal and Super Clean Web Designs to Inspire You.

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30 Fresh and Inspiring Logo Designs

By / Oct 8, 2010 / Inspiration

Inspiration plays a key role in the growth of a designer. If you live in a vacuum without seeing what other designers are doing, it’s very difficult to improve and grow your skills. That’s why we think it’s important to find excellent examples of design and share them with you. As you know, every Monday…

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BundleHunt 2 Giveaway

By / Oct 7, 2010 / Freebies

Update: The contest has ended and the winners have been picked. Congratulations to the following three people, and thanks to all who participated! Erica S. Craig Paterson Michelle Bowman If you were one of the winners, someone from BundleHunt will contact you with instructions on how to get your bundle. The team at BundleHunt is…

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WDL Premium: Seamless Patterns Vector Pack

By / Oct 6, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re releasing a set of seamless vector patterns for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Designious has 9 vector seamless patterns that can be scaled to any size. These amazing seamless vector patterns have vintage royal motifs, come in 2 colors, but you can easily add gradients and turn them into your personal…

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Simple Flow: Minimalism in Web Design

By / Oct 5, 2010 / Tips

There are so many techniques when it comes to web design, it’s hard to get a full grasp on all of them. Minimalism is one of the few which stand out from the crowd in a seemingly ubiquitous flow. The trend follows the concept of keeping things simple and easy to work with. Removing clutter…

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30 Fresh and Beautiful Web Designs

By / Oct 4, 2010 / Inspiration

This week we decided to do something different… instead of choosing a theme to our selection, we decided to gather random inspiration. A bit of everything to show you even more inspiring websites.