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  • 23. April 2014 by nicholas

    CSS3 Gradients

    Beautiful CSS3 gradients that are perfect for app icon backgrounds, button designs, web app backgrounds and more.


  • 23. April 2014 by peter

    How to use the infinite scrolling trend, the right…

    Infinite scrolling has became a common design pattern in recent years.With many high profile social networks adopting the solution, it’s come to be one of the most w…


  • 23. April 2014 by peter

    How to create mobile style slide-in navigation

    In this tutorial we’ll look at the techniques needed to make a navigation menu that is hidden off screen until the user clicks on a menu icon, at which point the con…


  • 22. April 2014 by peter

    Perfect your website with 3 simple UX research met…

    User testing doesn’t have to be difficult at all. I’m going to talk about three lean research methods that are neither extensive nor expensive to carry out but wil…


  • 22. April 2014 by peter

    The best free WordPress plugins for May 2014

    It’s that time again! Open up your local WordPress install (the one that you use for testing plugins)—everyone has one of those, right? It’s not just me?—and g…


  • 22. April 2014 by Bogdan Rancea

    Top 10 Web Design Trends to Watch in 2014

    As a web designer, or even a developer, you’re visiting probably well over a thousand websites a month. What kind of an impact does that leave on your perception of …


  • 22. April 2014 by colin

    1,075 Pixel-Perfect Vector Icons from Icons Solid …

    If you need a slew of icons in a hurry, you can rest easy. You’re in good hands now! This iconic Mighty Deal features 1,075 pixel-perfect vector icons from Icons…


  • 20. April 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Spooky Dungeon Animation with Fire Effects

    Good tutorial on how to animate 3ds max fire. Create fire effects like torches, fire pit, and wall of flames. Lots of money shots in the written tutorial. Watch the Yo…


  • 17. April 2014 by peter

    5 fundamentals every web designer needs to underst…

    We all know intuitively what makes a website look bad: overused bevel effects, corny clip art, overcrowded layouts. These annoyances are easily corrected by developing…


  • 15. April 2014 by peter

    Create a website using Startup Design Framework

    Designmodo have just released their latest product, Startup Framework, designed to build sites for new startups and 9 months in the making, it’s built on a modular c…


  • 15. April 2014 by peter

    What’s new for designers, April 2014

    The April edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, Photoshop extensions, game frameworks, educational resources, mobile framewor…


  • 15. April 2014 by colin

    Building and Selling A Niche Website from Scratch …

    With the Building and Selling a Niche Website from Scratch video course, you’ll learn real-world tactics for not just getting your website up and running, but ma…


  • 14. April 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    60 Logo Design Breathtaking Collection For Your In…

    Logo Designs is very common and you can find it in every country, offices, residential places or even on the internet. Here is a huge collection of some cool looking l…


  • 14. April 2014 by peter

    Could switching fonts really save the US governmen…

    Everyone loves saving money, especially the US government. But could it really be as simple as switching fonts? Last week the media was awash with the story of 14-year…


  • 14. April 2014 by peter

    7 simple IA mistakes that could be undermining you…

    We all want our websites to be easy to use and today’s guide will teach you how to achieve this, as we take a look at common IA mistakes that make your website less …


  • 13. April 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Design and Program a Game in Flash

    In this Actionscript 3 tutorial in Adobe Flash, learn to design and program a game demo. All the programming code is explained in detail.


  • 11. April 2014 by nicholas

    Awesome Flat UI Colors

    Awesome flat colors that you can use in your UI designs. You can
    create a beautiful flat color palette for your website.


  • 11. April 2014 by peter

    25+ free WordPress themes for April 2014

    It’s been a busy month for theme designers & developers as a large number of new themes were released, making this a great time to update your site if it is in n…


  • 9. April 2014 by nicholas

    Digital Caricatures by Viktor Miller-Gausa

    Amazing digital caricature drawings by Viktor Miller-Gausa, an illustrator from Saint Petersburg, Russia.


  • 9. April 2014 by peter

    How to beat the “paradox of choice” in UI desi…

    “Less is more” is one of the most important minimalistic design principles every designer learns: you read about it a lot, you know it’s really important, but st…


  • 8. April 2014 by peter

    How to build irresistible websites by designing fo…

    Good design has strong ties to emotion: this is something designers do know and understand. Unfortunately, in a world driven by SEO and the never-ending evolution of w…


  • 7. April 2014 by peter

    20 impactful package designs that teach us about e…

    Packaging is important because it’s like the UX, or user experience, of a physical product. It determines how we interact with that product and allows us to make edu…


  • 7. April 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Flag Tutorial in 3ds Max

    Use the 3ds Max Cloth modifier to animate a flag. Adjust parameters like wind and gravity to make your animated flag look just right. Output frames to a high quality r…


  • 4. April 2014 by peter

    Building 3D in the browser with Three.js

    We have capabilities in our browsers that we wouldn’t have dreamt of 5 or 10 years ago. Entire 3D game worlds can run in the browser and interactive websites can be …


  • 3. April 2014 by peter

    The web designer’s guide to presenting legal stu…

    With the recent developments in online privacy it is just about the right time to suggest small tweaks to improve your terms & conditions and privacy policy docume…


  • 2. April 2014 by nicholas

    15 Free to use Fonts

    Awesome collection of 15 free fonts that you can use in your projects.


  • 2. April 2014 by peter

    Major shakeup to domain names will affect millions

    At the end of last week ICANN, the body responsible for the allocation of domain names online, announced it will be adopting changes to domain name structure first pro…


  • 1. April 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Drawing App in Adobe Flash

    Learn Actionscript programming in Adobe Flash. Make a paint program. Detailed instructions on every piece of code. Good starter for beginners.


  • 1. April 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Rain fall and Water fill Animations

    Rain animation with 3ds Max Particle Flow. Included in the tutorial is auto-key frame animation for water fill.


  • 1. April 2014 by peter

    11 free, must-have WordPress plugins, April 2014

    It’s time for this month’s round of WordPress plugin goodness.As usual, we’ve got quite a variety of plugins, with a variety of potential use cases. Take note, t…


  • 1. April 2014 by colin

    17 HTML5 Responsive Galleries & Components Bun…

    This Mighty Deal from TheWebMaker.net is ready to be your BFF! You won’t just get 1 or 2 HTML5 components with this deal, though. Uh uh. You’ll get a whopp…


  • 1. April 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Designing Rollover Buttons

    Animated rollover button Flash Tutorial. Use Adobe Flash to design cool animated buttons for your hyperlinks. Free code to copy and paste.


  • 31. März 2014 by nicholas

    15 Awesome Beer Bottle Designs

    Cool selection of awesome beer bottle designs for your inspiration.


  • 31. März 2014 by Designrfix

    Awesome Free Tool To Eliminate Timesheet Headaches

    One of the biggest problems facing creative professionals is TIME. Whether you want to get paid or simply understand job profitability, it’s critical to understand …


  • 30. März 2014 by nicholas

    Beautiful Watercolor Paintings

    Selection of beautiful watercolor paintings. The paintings are realized by Renato Palmuti, a painter from Brazil.


  • 28. März 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Glossy Photoshop Buttons

    Photoshop button tutorial. Design cool buttons & icons for web use. Adobe Photoshop makes this easy. Read the tutorial and watch the video.


  • 27. März 2014 by peter

    Essential design tips for the mobile web

    It’s no surprise that a recent report from UN agency, the International Telecoms Union, predicted that there will be more mobile subscriptions on the planet than peo…


  • 26. März 2014 by colin

    6 Professional iOS7 App Design Templates – o…

    Just because Apple claims, ”There’s an app for that,” doesn’t mean programmers are out of a job. Far from it. Every day more and more amazing, …


  • 26. März 2014 by nicholas

    Adobe Ideas App – Illustrations

    Awesome illustrations created with Adobe Ideas App on iPad. The illustrations are realized by Caroline Blanchet, a graphic designer based in Nantes, France.


  • 26. März 2014 by peter

    50 essential freebies for web designers, April 201…

    This month’s huge new list of diverse elements for designers and developers includes some fantastic freebies for mobile, web and print work; it includes cool scripts…


  • 25. März 2014 by peter

    How to get started with SVG

    In the last few months, the buzz around SVG images has grown and grown. SVG has been around for years, but it’s only recently that it’s started to look like a real…


  • 24. März 2014 by peter

    The ultimate guide to freelancing

    There are a ton of different reasons people choose to freelance. Sometimes it’s born of necessity: you decide you need to take jobs on the side of your regular gig f…


  • 23. März 2014 by nicholas

    Crazy Sculpted Letters by FOREAL

    The Sculpted Alphabet is a crazy project by FOREAL where they sculpted the whole alphabet using different textures and techniques. Everything was made using Cinema 4D.…


  • 22. März 2014 by peter

    Have you got what it takes to grow from freelancer…

    There may come a time you get too successful as a freelancer and must decide if you prefer sleep, money, or headaches. The step up to becoming a studio with more than …


  • 21. März 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Draw and Animate a Jetpack in Flash

    Learn how to do Flash animation with this tutorial. Animated Rocket Man. A little layer animation and actionscript programming is all it takes.


  • 20. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Who Are The UX Designers ?

    The UX or User experience designers are often referred to as the interface designers. The field of user experience or interface designing is on the rise since several …


  • 20. März 2014 by peter

    6 design essential ingredients for successful e-co…

    With growing numbers of businesses taking their products and services to the web, offering greater reach and accessibility of their wares to their existing and potenti…


  • 19. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Creating Album Covers With Photoshop

    Looking to stretch your skills you may be interested in learning more about different types of things. Lots of designers find inspiration from album art, and there are…


  • 19. März 2014 by peter

    Designing forms that convert, 7 proven techniques

    Web forms are the stars of any respectable landing page though they’re often taken for granted. They receive all the personal information of your leads or buyers, so…


  • 19. März 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Navigation Styling

    Design a CSS3 navigation bar in HTML. Add life to dull navigation on webpages. Cool drop down menus with free cut and paste code.


  • 18. März 2014 by peter

    The designer’s guide to pixel hinting

    Pixel-perfect icons and typography stand out among the crowd online. Obviously we all want to strive for such refined work, but sometimes even after trying we still en…


  • 17. März 2014 by nicholas

    15 Creative Water Bottle Designs

    Awesome collection of water bottle designs for your inspiration.


  • 17. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    50 Fonts For Big Bold Headlines

    Here is more than 50 fonts that will give you some good options when creating stylish headlines. Few of these fonts you probably already have, few of them can be downl…


  • 17. März 2014 by peter

    21 free WordPress themes for March 2014

    Simple. That’s the commonality this month as dozens of new WordPress themes became available and many had a common thread. Judging by this group of themes, minimalis…


  • 17. März 2014 by colin

    Fonts of Chaos Bundle: 10 Rocking Artistic Fonts &…

    Have something to say but not sure exactly how to say it? Yeah, you definitely could use some help with your fonts. After all, typography is an entire art form unto it…


  • 16. März 2014 by nicholas

    Spectacular Photo Shoot by Daria Khoroshavina

    Spectacular photo shoot where the glowing body paint is the only source of light and it creates this amazing space dust effect.


  • 14. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    30 Beautiful Examples Of Shoes Logo Designs

    Here 30+ Beutiful Examples of Shoes Logo Designs which were designed by creative professional logo designers from around the world.


  • 14. März 2014 by peter

    24 extraordinarily cool motion graphic designs

    Motion graphics are flat out neat. They’re what dazzles our eyes at the beginning of movies and during commercials. They’re what takes stagnant illustrations and m…


  • 13. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Awesome Artistically Designed Inspiration

    Awesome Artistically Designed Inspiration. Get some creative ideas on how to make your logos look more inviting to your clients.


  • 13. März 2014 by colin

    Build Interaction on your site with WP-Answers …

    Imagine if you could simply add a basic Question and Answer feature to your website, allowing your readers to not only ask questions, but answer them as well! With the…


  • 13. März 2014 by Ayman

    52 Modern Free & Premium CV Resume Templates

    CV Resume Templates are wonderful tools to help you write a professional resume, and get your dream job. Be sure to change it to fit you. There are thousands of resume…


  • 12. März 2014 by nicholas

    15 Simple Design Ideas for Your Workspace

    Simple ideas to help you design a minimal and also functional workspace.


  • 12. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Huge Collection Of A Fierce Shark Logo Designs

    Huge Collection of A Fierce Shark Logo Designs. Check out this list and if you want to send a message of dominance and confidence, use the image of a shark in your com…


  • 12. März 2014 by peter

    How to succeed with Google+ Hangouts

    Google+ Hangouts have been at the heart of some of the hottest video conferencing technologies since it first debuted as part of Google+ several years ago. The Hangout…


  • 12. März 2014 by colin

    Create Special Effects Like a Pro with Photo Effec…

    With the popularity surge of apps like Instagram and websites like Pinterest, high-quality, professional-type photos are all the rage. Especially when you can add all …


  • 11. März 2014 by TBYtutorials

    How to Make a Professional Logo

    Create a logo in Photoshop. This tutorial will use text and a symbol. It will teach you the steps to take when designing a logo.


  • 11. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Collection Of Cool Logos Of Cow

    Collection of Cool Logos of Cow for inspiration. Take a look at this collection and if you want your logo to stand out in the crowd then let the cow speak for your cre…


  • 11. März 2014 by peter

    Intriguing study reveals the secrets of successful…

    What makes an infographic successful? As designers, we want it to achieve a balance of two main things:Did the reader get the message we wanted them to get?Was the mes…


  • 11. März 2014 by colin

    Mega Design Bundle from Inventicons – only $…

    Everybody loves a good bargain. Some are just too insanely good to pass up.
    If you’re in the web design field, this Mighty Deals is one of those discount o…


  • 11. März 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Glossy Text Effects

    Glossy Photoshop Text Tutorial. How to make shiny text with a few effects in Adobe Photoshop. Good video to watch.


  • 10. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Creative Turtle Logo Designs Inspiration

    Here are the Creative Turtle Logos for your inspiration. Check out this logo designs pack and try to assess if a turtle can represent your product.


  • 10. März 2014 by peter

    What’s new for designers, March 2014

    The March edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, photoshop plugins, productivity tools, graphics programs, CSS frameworks, jQu…


  • 10. März 2014 by TBYtutorials

    Design a Smiley Emoticon

    How to do smiley faces in Adobe Illustrator. Create a text logo with a 3D smiley face emoticon.


  • 9. März 2014 by nicholas

    Surreal Landscape Photography by Reuben Wu

    Beautiful landscape photographs taken by Reuben Wu, a freelance photographer, musician, visual artist and audiovisual director from Chicago.


  • 8. März 2014 by peter

    The secrets of successful website content

    Do you know why book stores are closing at a frightening pace? Because people don’t read books anymore.It’s a sad fact but what does it have to do with my website/…


  • 7. März 2014 by nicholas

    Prism – An Easier Way to Turn On the Light

    Prism is a bedside light that your can turn on by a simple tilt.


  • 7. März 2014 by Andrew Aidan

    Collection Of Single Letter Logo Desing Inspiratio…

    Here is the collection of Simple Single Letter Designed Logo for designers inspiration. These logos have been designed by really professional designers.


  • 6. März 2014 by peter

    The best way to serve fonts to your website

    Web design came of age the day webfonts entered wide-spread usage. Prior to that point it’s arguable that we were less designers than engineers.We’re going to illu…


  • 5. März 2014 by nicholas

    20 Beautiful Examples of Bokeh Photography

    Awesome collection of photos with bokeh effect taken by Jenny Karlsson, a graphic designer who loves photography from Kristinehamn, Sweden.


  • 4. März 2014 by peter

    How do you portray women on the Web?

    Search for “woman” on virtually any stock photo site and you’ll get plenty of options. There is a huge amount of diversity in the images, with women from around …