21 Beautiful Examples of Textures and Patterns in Web Design

Oct 8, 2012 / Inspiration

The use of textures and patterns is a an effective and relatively easy way to add interest to a web design. For this reason, it’s remained a popular trend, and it’s always good to see other designers’ application of trends like this. From subtle textures in headers, to totally textured backgrounds, we’ve gathered some beautiful…

New Free Textures for your Delight

Oct 5, 2012 / Resources

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…

Inspiring UI Wireframe Sketches

Oct 4, 2012 / Inspiration

Wireframes are the skeleton of an idea, and it is really interesting to observe how other people do their wireframes because we can get several ideas and insights for our own projects. There are many different approaches to wireframes, from detailing kinds of information you will display, to showing a range of functions available, or…

Tips for Coding a Solid Frontend Interface in HTML5/CSS3

Oct 2, 2012 / Tips

Website interfaces often require a large starting point to get going. You’ll need to spend some time planning out a design style or simple prototype in advance. But how do you go about starting the HTML5/CSS3 development cycle?

23 Great Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design

Oct 1, 2012 / Inspiration

Illustrated elements are great way to give a website a unique look. Whether its an illustrated background, a stylish sketched font, or hand drawn icons, using illustrated elements can give a design tons of personality. For this post, we’ve gathered 23 examples of illustrated elements in web design to inspire you for your next project.

70+ Subtle Patterns Perfect for Minimal Designs

Sep 28, 2012 / Freebies

When taking a minimalistic approach to designing a website, the key is to keep things clean and clutter free. It’s important not to over-design and use tons of graphical elements, but this doesn’t mean you can’t use any. So for this post, we’ve rounded up a collection of subtle patterns for when your minimal design…

17 Designers you Should Know and their Workspaces

Sep 26, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we like to keep you posted on everything about Web Design, creativity and inspiration. And we also like to present you talented and inspiring designers, illustrators and artists. Today we gathered a list of designers you should know. Along with their bio, we will show their workspace, so you can check out…

Helpful Resources and Webapps for New Web Developers

Sep 25, 2012 / Tools

It seems every month there are dozens of new applications being released. Developers are constantly working to bridge the gap between open source and open coding standards. The HTML5 and CSS3 specifications have gone a long way towards bringing a closer connection with frontend web development.

21 Examples of Big Photography in Web Design

Sep 24, 2012 / Inspiration

Photos are the perfect way to capture moments you want to remember and moments you want to share with others. Using photos as design elements is a very good way to give your design a unique and personal touch, besides being a good way to get the viewers attention. You can use a photo as…

9 Outstanding New Free Fonts

Sep 20, 2012 / Freebies

Here at WDL, we love to keep you updated with the best resources and freebies, especially when it comes to fonts. Having different type options to count on is really important, and that is why today we have a new batch of 9 new free fonts for you to add to your design library.