Mastering Font Combinations

Remember the days of the Commodore computer? Your word processor had one font family, with an italic and a boldface, if you were lucky. Designing a contrasting header to a computer-generated document required scissors and tape. Though the output of your dot matrix printer was unmistakable and monotonous, at least you never had to sweat […]

10 Fresh High-Quality Free Fonts

This year we plan on finding plenty of freebies to share with our readers, just like we did in 2010. We may even step it up a notch. So to kick things off, we’ve found some really nice free fonts. In this collection you’ll find a variety of styles, including hand-drawn, script, and modern. We […]

WDL Premium: Vintage Elements Vector Pack

Here’s an incredible vector pack for our WDL Premium Members. This set, from Go Media, is like a pot of vintage gold, aged to perfection, and dusted with rainbow bits. There are 37 pieces in all, which will give you plenty of flexibility in your next vintage style design.

Web Design Trends in 2011

There is a thin line between design and development, and as we move into a new decade, this line is becoming extremely blurry. Is it enough to draw beautiful mock ups in Photoshop? Maybe 5 years ago. These days, the average internet user requires more. All beauty, with no substance, gets boring after a while. […]

Beautiful Examples of Winter Photography

Winter is officially upon us here in the US and other countries that share the northern hemisphere. This frigid season can be harsh, but when the snow begins to fall, the beautiful sights produced can make us forget about the cold temperatures. Photographers that are willing to brave the winter weather are often rewarded with […]

Design Business Secrets Exposed eBook Discount

The author of the eBook, Design Business Secrets Exposed, is offering WDL readers a special discount. Through January 7, 2011, you can get this eBook at 25% off. Design Business Secrets Exposed is a comprehensive training guide to help web designers transition to working from home full-time. It consists of 6 detailed, yet easy-to-follow chapters […]

WDL Premium: Sinapse Photoshop Brushes

Here’s a set of high-quality Photoshop brushes for our WDL Premium Members. This set from Azigos is called Sinapse and contains 25 Photoshop brushes which are perfect for creating abstract lighting effects for your designs.

How to Design App Icons for iPhone and iPad

Mobile iOS devices have seen some tremendous growth over the 2010 period. With the growing sales of iPads and the popular release of the new iPhone 4 Apple has had an amazing year. Not only in these two markets but all iPod Touch devices are also running iOS which can access the App Store. Here […]