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40 Beautiful & Inspiring .Org Websites

By / Sep 20, 2010 / Inspiration

Last month, when I was putting together the 25 Nature Related Web Designs to Inspire You list, I saw some pretty interesting and inspiring .org websites, so I decided to make a list to show them here. I really like the idea of these .org sites worrying about design, usability and visual. Sometimes we don’t even find these characteristics in design related site, so it’s really pleasant to find them in websites that are – mostly – putted together to stand by a good cause or to help others.

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10 Free EBooks for Web Designers

By / Sep 16, 2010 / Freebies

Several weeks ago we published a post that told you about 10 free online books for web designers. We received lots of positive feedback from many of our readers who appreciated the great information, but one common question was, “Is there a PDF version?”. It turns out people really like their PDF’s, but unfortunately, that…

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WDL Premium: Blockie Grayscale Icon Set

By / Sep 15, 2010 / Expired Premium

Today we’re giving our WDL Premium Members a beautiful set of icons from IconDock. The Blockie Grayscale icon set is purposely designed with light grayscale tone, so it doesn’t overpower your interface design. It’s perfect for minimal style designs and interfaces. There is also a color version that you can get at IconDock.

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3 Simple Ways to Get Paid More by Clients

By / Sep 14, 2010 / Tips

As freelancers, we all want to make more money. But freelancing doesn’t scale, so there’s always a ceiling. There’s a limit as to how many clients you can take on, right? So how do you make more money, if you can’t or don’t want to take on more clients? Well, if you’re better than average…

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35 Inspiring Design and Development Related Event Websites

By / Sep 13, 2010 / Inspiration

Today we decided to put together a different list of inspiring websites… we will feature 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.

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19 Unique jQuery Tutorials for Web Developers

By / Sep 10, 2010 / Tutorials

jQuery is the premier library for coding JavaScript page effects. Most popular content management packages run jQuery for both admin and frontend design effects. As a web developer jQuery can be a fun library to spend some time learning and offers tremendous design potential. It seems there are so many references and guides out there…

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20 Spectacular Photo Manipulations

By / Sep 9, 2010 / Inspiration

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…

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WDL Premium: Studio Hunter – A Corporate HTML Template

By / Sep 8, 2010 / Expired Premium

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…

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40 Inspiring Portfolio Designs

By / Sep 7, 2010 / Inspiration

Last week we showcased a list with 45 Inspiring Design Agency Websites and to follow in the same direction, this week we decided to gather some inspiring examples of Portfolio Designs. Back in February we featured here a list with 50 Inspiring Portfolio Designs…

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Designing Typography for the Modern Web

By / Sep 6, 2010 / Tips

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…