21 Beautiful Examples of Using White in Web Design

May 13, 2013 / Inspiration

White is certainly an elegant color, and when properly used in web design, it can deliver really beautiful results, as the ones we will see here today. Using the right amount of white in a website creates a clean and elegant design, and it makes things easy and pleasant on our eyes, helping the viewer…

Getting Started with WordPress Post Formats

May 9, 2013 / Tips

Since WP 3.1, we’ve had post formats. Most people don’t know what that is and most developers don’t make use of this great tool. You should know about it since we’ll probably have a great increase on post formats usage with the upcoming WP 3.6 version. There we’ll find a better post formats UI, and…

10 New Free Fonts for Your Designs

May 8, 2013 / Freebies

Here at WDL, we love to keep our readers posted on fresh resources, especially when it comes to fonts. Today we gathered a new round of free fonts to spice up your libraries. So feel free to check out all of them and download the ones you like most.

23 Examples of Flat Web Design

May 6, 2013 / Inspiration

Flat design is a concept that was pretty popular a couple years ago and it’s back with full strength this year, causing some interesting buzz around the so called “flat design” trend. Flat design is not something new, something we created now as a response to other design movements. It is a concept that was…

Modernizr & YepNope Tips

May 2, 2013 / Tips

Every day we have new and better browser versions. Real browsers (like Firefox and Chrome) have reached their 20th version a while ago, and the awesome features list is just increasing. On the other hand, we as developers must ensure that our products work fine in older browsers (but not IE6 kind of older), since…

The Flat Design Era

May 1, 2013 / Tips

Flat design is a graphic style that aims to avoid any graphic element providing no significant value to the structure of a template. This type of visual design purely avoid any form of abstract “decorative” elements. Gradients, reliefs, volumes, realistic forms are erased to make room for simple solids.

2013 Color Trends on the Web

Apr 30, 2013 / Tips

Just like every other element of web design, color palettes follow fads that are constantly evolving. This year’s color trends are as diverse as they are compelling; brights and neons combine with greyscale to add some zing to clean, modern styles, while pastel palettes lend a softness to playful, cartoony designs. And from one end…

21 Examples of Pricing Pages in Web Design

Apr 29, 2013 / Inspiration

We are always talking about clean and minimal designs, designs that are simple and effective, and lately, we are also talking a lot about the new trendy flat designs. So why it is so difficult to find a “pricing page” that is well designed? If designers are taking websites to a next level where usability…

Inspiring Examples of Negative Space in Logos

Apr 26, 2013 / Inspiration

When properly applied, the negative space effect can result in a clever and elegant logo. Negative space is the empty space between the main elements of a design and good designers know how to take advantage of this to create something that is memorable and captures the imagination. So, today we gathered some inspiring examples…

Freelance vs. Agency – Which is Better at Selling Web Design?

Apr 24, 2013 / Tips

Prior to selling my web agency last year and starting uGurus, a new venture to help web professionals become more profitable, I pitched a lot of website projects. Unfortunately for a lot of freelancers, I was the “other company” that the customer decided to move forward with. Like Beatrix vs. Master Pai Mei, it wasn’t a…