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14 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

By / Apr 20, 2010 / Tools

jQuery has changed the way developers write JavaScript and the way users interact with websites and web applications. If you’re a developer, you know what a joy working with jQuery can be, especially the convenience of plugins. In this post, we’ve rounded up 14 fresh and useful jquery plugins that have been released in the…

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55 Beautifully Blue Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Apr 19, 2010 / Inspiration

Another monday has come and here we are, ready to inspire you with our web design related lists! Today is all about blue… a color that personally, I love. A color that represents the oceans and the sky. Blue is also a great choice in web design, even if you use it only in a couple elements or in the whole page. You can use a gradient of different shades of blue, a blue textured background, blue typography, blue icons… there are tons of cool combinations you can do with it do give your website a stylish touch.

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250 Business Cards from PrintRunner: Winners Announced

By / Apr 17, 2010 / Freebies

A couple of weeks ago PrintRunner teamed up with us to give you a chance to win 250 business cards. To be eligible, all you had to do was leave a comment on that post. We had a great response, and today we are announcing the 10 winners. Congratulations to:

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20 Excellent Icon Sets for Application Design

By / Apr 16, 2010 / Freebies

In our continued effort to find and deliver to you the best free design resources, we’ve compiled a list of 20 excellent icon sets for application design. Just like fonts and textures, you can’t have too many icons in your design library. In this collection you’ll find a variety of icon styles that should fit…

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WDL Premium: Architecture Vectors from Go Media

By / Apr 15, 2010 / Expired Premium

Today we’re releasing another amazing vector pack for our WDL Premium Members from the talented people at Go Media. These vectors are a very detailed set of buildings of all different styles. From urban buildings to Oriental or European. They work best when on a background that is lighter than the shape itself. Otherwise you’ll…

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A Showcase of Creative Punctuation in Logo Design

By / Apr 14, 2010 / Inspiration

When you see punctuation as you’re reading, there is no need to stop and think, “What does that symbol mean?”. You instantly know. You were taught the meaning of punctuation at a young age and have probably encountered it everyday since. It’s this familiarity that makes these symbols effective as design elements, especially for logos….

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20 Beautiful Script Fonts for Your Designs

By / Apr 13, 2010 / Freebies

Since script fonts are based on the fluid stokes of natural hand writing, they’re a great way to add a personal touch to a design. The only issue I have with script fonts is that I’ve always had trouble finding good ones when I need them. Assuming you may have faced the same problem, I’ve…

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100+ Photography Enhancing Photoshop Actions

By / Apr 12, 2010 / Freebies

Photoshop actions can be a big time saver, especially when you’re trying to add a specific effect to a photo and you’re not sure how to do it. Thanks to talented and generous Photoshop users, we can simply click a button and our photography can take on a whole new look. For this post we’ve…

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50 Inspiring Examples of Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

By / Apr 12, 2010 / Inspiration

Hand drawn elements are a really good way to give your website a cool touch! You can do that by adding a nice hand drawn illustration to your page, a stylish hand draw font, icon, some lines, characters or any other thing you want. Hand drawn elements can give your website an informal look… they can add personality and humor to it.

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10 Best Free Minimal WordPress Themes

By / Apr 9, 2010 / Freebies

Sometimes a lot of color, textures, and design elements can make a web design jump off the screen, but there are times when a minimal style is more appropriate for the content and it’s audience. A clean and minimal design gets out of the way and lets the content do the talking, and it’s a…