25 Fresh Examples of Minimalist Web Designs

May 9, 2011 / Inspiration

I believe that we can agree that minimal and clean websites are the new black. Every day people seem to be embracing more and more the idea of less is more. So we decided to gather a new list of minimal and clean websites to show you how designers are showcasing minimalism on websites. And…

WDL Premium: Heavy Grunge Vector Pack

May 5, 2011 / Premium

This week for our WDL Premium Members, we have an awesome vector pack from Go Media. Heavy Grunge will absolutely destroy any design you throw it’s way. For only the most worn, torn, and distressed applications! These vectors have many points. So those with sluggish computers should beware. We recommend using these vectors with Adobe…

Showcase of Inspiring Foggy Photography

May 4, 2011 / Inspiration

Photography is a very powerful method of creation used to express emotions and internal thoughts. The feelings and auras emitted from different scenery can express a desire for creative energies. Many artists including myself frequently browse photographs for inspiration. This heightened sense of creativity brings about fresh new ideas and a greater sense of accomplishment….

15 Useful Twitter Plugins For WordPress

May 3, 2011 / Tools

Nowadays successful blogging definitely depends on effective social media usage. Twitter is one of the most popular social networks and you must consider its benefits if you want to be a successful blogger. Since WordPress is one of the best blogging platforms for its possibility to extend it functions with tons of plugins, I would…

25 Examples of Illustration and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

May 2, 2011 / Inspiration

We can say that Illustration is a visual form of presenting something (via Wikipedia). Regarding web design, we can also say that the main goal is to “present something” in a beautiful and interesting form, so we get our user’s attention. Today we decided to gather some examples of websites using illustrations and/or hand drawn…

20 Fresh Icon Design Photoshop Tutorials

Apr 29, 2011 / Tutorials

Icons are an important element of an effective and attractive web design. An appropriate use of icons will help you to achieve a professional and solid website design look in your client eyes. Most of the icons are small and very detailed and often it can be challenging to create the quality ones. Designing icons…

WDL Premium: Bird Vector Pack

Apr 28, 2011 / Premium

Here’s a new set of vectors for our WDL Premium Members. This pack from Designious contains 28 conceptual birds silhouettes, perfect for adding a unique touch of nature to your designs.

Adding Constraints May Boost Your Creativity

Apr 26, 2011 / Tips

In 2003, acclaimed filmmaker Lars Von Trier challenged his idol Jorgen Leth to recreate his 1967 masterpiece The Perfect Human. Not only was he to recreate one of his best films ever, but he was to do it five times, each time being limited with a new more challenging list of constraints than the time…

Craft: A Clean Portfolio WordPress Theme

Apr 26, 2011 / News

Last week at Theme Trust, we released our latest in a line of sleek and minimal portfolio WordPress themes. This one is called Craft and it’s perfect for des wanting to show off their work and share their thoughts in a clean presentation. The homepage includes a slideshow for highlighting select projects, a carousel for…