How to Add a Color Tinted Full Width Google Map in WordPress

How to Add a Color Tinted Full Width Google Map in WordPress

May 21, 2014 / Tutorials

A Google Map is a great feature to include on a “Contact” or “About” page. It adds a layer of interactivity and allows your visitors to quickly see where you or your business is located. However, if you really want your design to standout, simply embedding a standard Google Map won’t cut it.

20 Wonderful Logo Sketches to Get You Inspired

20 Wonderful Logo Sketches to Get You Inspired

May 19, 2014 / Inspiration

Creating a logo is not that simple as it may seem at the first glance. It requires a lot of refinement and improvement before the final logo comes. Ink and a white piece of paper are the best tools for creatives to get inspired. No program can give the same kind of freedom as paper…

How Wearable Technology Will Impact Web Design

How Wearable Technology Will Impact Web Design

May 16, 2014 / Trends

Remember how wearing a calculator watch back in the day made you feel like George Jetson or his boy Elroy? Technology has come a long way from spelling out naughty words (upside down) on your calculator. These days, you can make calls, record videos, check your health, and buy coffee from your smartwatch–and that’s just…

How to Create a Social Sharing Bar Graph for WordPress

How to Create a Social Sharing Bar Graph for WordPress

May 14, 2014 / Tutorials

When creating the new design for WDL, I knew that I wanted to create a cleaner and more minimalistic design than I had with any of the previous versions of the site. And I also wanted to do something new and unique with the social sharing buttons – something that had not been done before….

The Display Designers Have Been Waiting For

The Display Designers Have Been Waiting For

May 13, 2014 / Tools

Designers rejoice, LG has just launched a groundbreaking display that changes the game of big, beautiful displays. This 34 inch masterpiece is as beautiful as it is powerful, and is the perfect companion for web designers, graphic designers, photographers and anyone else who creates digitally.

11 Inspiring Minimalistic Web Designs

11 Inspiring Minimalistic Web Designs

May 12, 2014 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we love to browse the web for good stuff to show you. It’s always great to see how designers put together different layouts and ideas. Minimal websites can be very inspiring when designed properly. Having the ability to develop a nice website with good UX and interface with a minimal approach is…

18 Free UI and Wireframe Kits

18 Free UI and Wireframe Kits

May 7, 2014 / Freebies

When beginning a new web design or mobile app project, it’s always a good idea to begin with a wireframe. The purpose of a wireframe is to communicate the layout of a page without getting caught up in color and design elements. Wireframes can be a big time saver as they help all parties involved…

11 Beautiful Examples of Images in Web Design

11 Beautiful Examples of Images in Web Design

May 5, 2014 / Inspiration

Images add a lot of personality and emotion to a design, besides being a great way to grab viewer’s attention. Knowing how to use images in web design is an art. And this is why today we have some inspiring websites that take advantage of images in their layout. From showcasing a product to communicating…

5 Great Examples of Minimal Websites

5 Great Examples of Minimal Websites

May 2, 2014 / Inspiration

Minimalism is a design style that emphasizes simplicity and the removal of surplus elements in a design, stripping it down to its basic elements, colors, shapes and textures. This style was overlooked in the early dot com days of the internet, but it has now become very popular in website design. The fundamentals of minimal design in…

Inspiring Workspaces from Fellow Designers

Inspiring Workspaces from Fellow Designers

May 1, 2014 / Inspiration

If you need some ideas for your workspace, this post is for you. Browsing Dribbble, we noticed that they have a workspace tag where designers share their home offices with us. It’s always inspiring to see neat workspaces, especially when we know we are seeing actual home offices of real people, and not some interior…