10 jQuery Slider Techniques and Plugins

Jul 16, 2010 / Tutorials

Last year we posted a collection of jQuery slider techniques and plugins. In a years time the trend of using these types of sliders or slideshows to display featured content has only grown more popular. This means more sites are using jQuery sliders and more people are coming up with new ways to create them….

30 Examples of Excellent Website Navigation

Jul 15, 2010 / Inspiration

A website’s navigation allows visitors to get from page to page and discover content. That makes it pretty important, I would say. However, some designers feel the need to experiment and try to be clever with navigation design, but when getting around a website becomes a puzzle, visitors will more often leave frustrated. A website’s…

WDL Premium: Linework Vector Pack

Jul 14, 2010 / Expired Premium

Here’s a high-quality vector pack for our WDL Premium Members. This linework vector pack can add a lot of retro punch to a design. Combine these tight line elements with a texture or color gradient and you’ll have a great start towards a custom vintage design! It’s a huge pack which includes 49 pieces.

10 Best iPad Apps for Web Designers

Jul 13, 2010 / Tools

If you’re a web designer and own an iPad, I’ve got great news. There are apps out there that will actually help you be productive. So while you’re away from your desk or office, take a break from playing Angy Birds and get some work done. Here are 10 of our favorite iPad apps to…

40 Inspiring Blog Designs

Jul 12, 2010 / Inspiration

It’s a fact that the blogosphere is getting bigger and bigger, which I think is great, since we can find some really interesting contend if we look at the right place. With the increase of blogs also comes an increase of inspiring designs to get our attention. Some people already understood that good content alone don’t keep readers coming back to a blog, a good design is a compliment.

10 Free Clean and Minimal WordPress Themes

Jul 9, 2010 / Freebies

WordPress has become one of the top choices for content management systems among website owners. This has happened for several reasons, but one is the readily available collection of themes that can transform the appearance and functionality of a site. There are all kinds of themes out there, but some of my favorites are the…

21 Creative Examples of Reflective Photography

Jul 8, 2010 / Inspiration

If you look hard enough you can find creative inspiration almost anywhere, but one of my favorite places to draw inspiration from is photography. We’ve posted a number of photography showcases here on WDL, so I hope you find them as inspiring as I do. For this post, I’ve collected 21 amazing photos that focus…

WDL Premium: High-Resolution Blue Rust Textures

Jul 7, 2010 / Premium

For our WDL Premium members, here’s a high-quality texture pack from PremiumTextures.com. These blue rust textures are ideal for adding a heavy grunge look to a design. There are 20 high-resolution textures included in this pack.

Six Super Helpful Typography Cheat Sheets

Jul 6, 2010 / Resources

Some may argue that typography is the single most important aspect of web design, but yet it’s often one of the most neglected and overlooked. There’s a lot involved in typography, and becoming a master can be difficult. A lot of it requires much experience, practice, and knowing the rules and do’s and dont’s. Nevertheless,…

40 Tasty Restaurant Websites to Inspire You

Jul 5, 2010 / Inspiration

Restaurant websites are a great place to find inspiring images and also to check out some nice ways of disposing photographs in a website. Since the main content of a restaurant is their food – or at least it should be – there is no no better thing to do than showing a beautiful image of the food… and that is what we will show at this selection.