Today we’re giving our WDL Premium members a premium texture pack from PremiumTextures.com. These twelve textures were created by combining public domain images of nebulae with existing grunge textures to give them a wonderfully unique, colorful feel. There some of the most unique textures you will ever see, and are great for creating beautiful website backgrounds. (more…)
Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding top notch free files and sharing them with our readers. We try to post at least one collection of freebies every week. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important.
This week, we are bringing you more high-quality fonts that have been created in just the past few months. There are 22 in all and they’re all free. There are a few however that will require a quick registration, but they are well worth it. (more…)
Architecture is probably one of the most complex forms of art. Not only should it be beautiful, but it must also be functional. The same thing can be said about other forms of art like web design, but architecture takes place in the real world with real materials, and on a much larger scale.
Since we are most often surrounded by architecture in our daily lives, it’s to be expected that architecture is a popular subject for photographers. In this article, we are presenting a showcase of beautiful architectural photography. In these photos you’ll notice a strong focus on composition and lighting. As well, many are shot from angles that reveal beauty in the structures that probably goes unnoticed by passers-by. (more…)
Chances are you’re viewing this page in one of the following web browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Chrome. I can make this assumption because these three browsers combine for about 90% of the market share. Then again, you might be one of the few people that have adopted an alternative to the big name web browsers. Whatever the case, you do have options when it comes to web browsing. The three I’ve already mentioned have gained popularity for different reasons, but being popular doesn’t always mean something is the right fit for everybody. (more…)
We’ve already presented here a showcase of clean white web designs, and we’ve also shown you a collection of inspiring dark web designs. Now it’s time to get inspired by color, and by “color”, I mean a website “full of color” – a site with many colorful elements or even just using one or two bold and eye catching colors. (more…)
A logo is the visual cornerstone of one’s branding. While some logos are complex, often the most memorable ones are those that are simplistic. Instead of relying on detailed graphics and icons, these minimal logos rely on creative typography, simple shapes, and clever negative space to tell the story. (more…)
Today we’re releasing another amazing vector pack for our WDL Premium Members from the talented people at Go Media. Ornate is one of the best vector packs released by Go Media. It features some of the most detailed and original ornamental design work that you can find online. With the popularity of ornamental design these days, it’s surprising how hard it is to find quality ornate vector graphics that are authentic and original. These florid vector shapes have a flowing and “undersea” appeal to them, but can be used in any design. (more…)
We love finding and sharing freebies with our readers, especially icons. We do this so you can focus on doing what’s important, instead of spending all your time searching the internet. In this article, we’ve rounded up 20 sets of freshly created free icons. If you don’t have an immediate need for them, I’m sure you can find a place for them in your icon library. (more…)
Google Chrome, like Firefox, has the ability to increase its functionality and capabilities through the use of extensions. If you’re a web developer, Google Chrome comes with a nice set of developer tools built in that will make your life easier. But there are also a number of extensions that will give you even more tools at your disposal. The great thing about extensions is that they allow you to perform tasks that would normally require you to switch over to another application. Being able to perform certain tasks without leaving your browser can be a big time saver. (more…)
Choosing the correct typography for your website is a very important part of the design process. And as a website is also a communication tool – a very powerful one – you can use the typography to help you on exposing your ideas! Using HUGE typography, for example, you will get the attention you want and your site will also look cool. You can use huge typo only in a word, a sentence, everything… it’s up to you. Here we will show a selection of very nice usage of huge typo in web design to inspire you to go a little wild on your website typography! (more…)