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50 Red Web Designs to Inspire You

By / May 24, 2010 / Inspiration

Red is a strong and powerful color, it represents passion and other strong feelings. More than that red is an ‘attention driven’ color cause it always captivate the interest of viewers. In web design is not different, red is a color that can give your website a nice and unique touch. In case you think the color is too strong to use it in the whole page, you can use it only is some elements like reader, footer, typography, logo or so on. Combining red with white and other colors can also be a great choice.

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10 jQuery Plugins to Help with Web Page Layouts

By / May 21, 2010 / Tools

Every now and then a web project will come up that has special and unique layout requirements, and the current capabilities of CSS just aren’t enough. With projects such as these, jQuery can be your best friend. So here are 10 jQuery plugins to help you out with page layouts.

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18 Great Examples of Sketched UI Wireframes and Mockups

By / May 20, 2010 / Inspiration

Whether you’re designing a user interface for a website or an iPhone app, it’s always a good idea to start with a wireframe. It can be a big time saver if you’re able to nail down the placement of major layout elements early on in a project. There are a number of wireframing applications out…

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WDL Premium: High-Quality Wood Textures

By / May 19, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re giving our WDL Premium members a premium texture pack from PremiumTextures.com. Wood textures are some of the most versatile and useful textures out there, perfect for website backgrounds or any other design use. There are 17 high resolution textures included in this pack.

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13 Pure CSS Techniques for Creating JavaScript-like Interactions

By / May 18, 2010 / Tutorials

We all know that JavaScript allows us to do great things when it comes to user interfaces, but with a little imagination and creativity, the same types of effects can be created with only CSS. Here are 13 tutorials that teach you how to push the limits of CSS and make it do things that…

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60 Minimal and Super Clean Web Designs to Inspire You

By / May 17, 2010 / Inspiration

Clean websites are awesome! We all love to appreciate beautiful, elegant, minimal and clean websites. Many people think that clean and minimal websites need to be white and need to showcase as less elements and colors as possible, and I always agreed with that, but that is not actually true. And to show you that is possible to have super clean websites with some nice elements and colors, we put this selection together.

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A Showcase of Letterpress Invitations for Inspiration

By / May 14, 2010 / Inspiration

Letterpress printing has been around since the 1400′s, but we’ve seen a revival and renewed interest in the art form in recent years. People have fallen in love with the added texture and depth that letterpress can give to a printed piece. Here on WDL, we’ve showcased letterpress business cards, but letterpress also works well…

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WDL Premium: Origami Icon Set from Icon Dock

By / May 13, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re giving our WDL Premium Members an awesome set of icons from Icon Dock. The Origami Icon Set consists of 204 colorful and playful icons. You can use them as web icons or put them together to create sticker-looking art. For more great icons be sure to check out Icon Dock. It’s an icon…

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11 Excellent Solutions for Making Your Website Mobile Friendly

By / May 12, 2010 / Tools

It seems that almost everybody has a cell phone these days, and with the growing adoption of smart phones, more and more people are browsing the internet on their mobile device. Even though some phones, like the iPhone, have browsers that make viewing regular webpages suitable, a mobile version of your website can mean several…

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UPrinting Giveaway: Poster Prints

By / May 11, 2010 / Freebies

A few months ago UPrinting teamed up with us to give you a chance to win free poster prints. It was such a hit, we are doing it again, but this time we’re giving 10 people a chance to win 18×24 poster prints. Winners will be able to choose from either semi gloss or high…