Category: Resources

8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers

As a web designer or developer, it’s nearly impossible to remember multiple programming languages, frameworks, and keyboard shortcuts to various applications. This is where cheat sheets can be a life saver. Most cheat sheets are designed to be printer friendly, so you can have them laying around on your desk as quick reference cards. So […]

20 Resources for Beginner Designers & Developers

Getting started in the world of design can be both thrilling and intimidating. Sometimes, you feel like you just don’t have the tools or skills you need to complete even the most basic projects. At other times, your mind is just buzzing with a multitude of ideas, but you may not have the best way […]

12 Hand Written Fonts for Designers

There’s something incredibly sweet and almost romantic about using a handwritten font for design projects. Handwritten fonts add an extra ounce of personality, and give me a feeling similar similar to a homemade apple pie from my mother that would be waiting for me when I came home to after school.

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Illustrator is a very important tool for designers and creative professionals. And no matter how familiar you are with it, there are always some shortcuts you could learn to be more productive. This is why you will love today’s exclusive Adobe Illustrator CS6 cheat sheet that the good people at ZeroLag have put together for WDL.

7 Design Related Books you Should Check Out

Back in November we showcased here a list with 8 Books Every Designer Should Read, and to the present day, five months later we keep receiving emails from readers thanking us for the list and asking for a new round of recommendations. Based on that, I decided to gather a few more books for you […]

7 Resources Every Designer Should Know

It’s essential for designers to stay on top of the ever-growing list of galleries, apps, and tools that can be found. But at this point, there are so many great design resources on hand that sometimes it can be overwhelming to attempt a survey of them. So instead, let’s focus in on the ones that […]

Best jQuery Plugins of 2012

Nearly 6 years after the initial release of jQuery, it’s more popular than been. This can mostly be attributed to the community that’s been built up around it. This community of developers is constantly building plugins that allow web developers and designers to easily add amazing functionality to their projects. Continuing our “Best of 2012” […]

New Free Textures for your Delight

Having good resources is important to every single designer, and that is why we like to keep our readers filled with options when it comes to fonts, patterns and textures. Today we gather new free textures to back you up and keep your library fresh. From wood to paper, paint and much more, these textures […]

23 Free Textures for your Delight

Here at WDL, we take great pride in being able to find useful freebies and share them with our readers. It saves you time, and allows you to focus on creating, instead of hunting. Here you will find 23 free textures to add to your resource library. Remember that textures can always add a nice […]