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33 Beautiful Examples of Sunrise Photography

By / Jun 11, 2010 / Inspiration

Sadly, the most beautiful part of the day occurs before many people wake up, but thank goodness there are those early rising photographers. They’re willing to set the alarm clock a bit early in order to capture the beauty of a sunrise so others can see. In this post, we’ve rounded up 33 beautiful examples…

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30 Typography Focused Logo Designs

By / Jun 10, 2010 / Inspiration

We frequently talk about typography here at WDL. Whether it be in web design or print design, typography plays a big part in making or breaking a design, especially if the design’s main focus is typography. In this post we are showcasing 30 typography focused logo designs. In these logos you won’t find any icons…

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WDL Premium: Rocky Icon Set from IconDock

By / Jun 9, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re giving our WDL Premium Members a beautiful set of icons from IconDock. The Rocky Icon Set consists of 290 minimal style icons. They are perfect for buttons, user interfaces, mobile apps, and more. This set is a 16 x 16px optimized version of the Rocky vector set, which is available at IconDock.

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11 UI Kits for iPhone and iPad Development

By / Jun 8, 2010 / Freebies

Last week we posted a collection of printable wireframing templates which included some for iPhone and iPad app design. These are great for communicating early mockups and ideas, but when it’s time for those ideas to make the jump from paper to the computer screen, it’s helpful to have a library of UI elements at…

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34 Inspiring iPad Application Websites

By / Jun 7, 2010 / Inspiration

A while ago we published an article showing you 50 Inspiring iPhone Application Websites and today we proudly announce a list of iPad Application websites to inspire you. I was not able to find further examples to show you, but I believe that the ones we have here (34) are a good start since this beauty is just starting its journey and many people didn’t dedicate enough time to develop an iPad app or website yet. I have to say that the beautiful and inspiring elements from the iPhone websites list is still present here… the websites are elegant, well designed and indeed inspiring.

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10 Free Printable Web Design Wireframing Templates

By / Jun 4, 2010 / Freebies

A couple of weeks ago we posted a showcase of sketched UI wireframes. It illustrated how starting out on paper can be an effective way to begin the design process. It allows you to quickly mockup ideas and get the creative juices flowing. When creating these sketches, it’s good to have a guide or starting…

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30 Breathtaking Examples of Bokeh Photography

By / Jun 3, 2010 / Inspiration

The term Bokeh comes from a Japanese word that means “blur”. In photography, it’s used to describe the blur or the quality of the blur in the out-of-focus regions of an image. This can be achieved by taking pictures with a shallow depth-of-field. Bokeh is most noticed when points of light or highlights are part…

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WDL Premium: Wings Photoshop Brushes

By / Jun 2, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re releasing a set of high-quality Photoshop brushes for our WDL Premium Members. These brushes from Designious are a set of drawn wings. Wings are great for adding an emblematic feel to your designs. There are 29 brushes in this set and each one is loaded with tons of detail.

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WordPress 3.0: Changing The Way We Manage Content

By / Jun 1, 2010 / Tools

As most of you already know, WordPress 3.0 has been released. Although it’s still in a beta release stage, you can take it for a test drive and check out the many new features that are available. Many people already use WordPress for many things other than just blogging but this release will certainly create…

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60 Excellent Examples of Illustration in Web Design

By / May 31, 2010 / Inspiration

The great thing about web design is that we have an enormous range of styles, techniques and ideas to implement when designing a website. You can go from Super Clean and Minimal Layouts to Colorful Layouts, and you can use Huge Typography or Hand Drawn elements, as long as you keep your style and give your website your own personality. As illustration is somewhere in between those options and is something that can give your website a very unique touch, we decided to gather a selection of illustrated websites to inspire you.