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- 40+ free UI kitsDecember 7, 2013
UI kits are a fantastic starting point for many projects. You can quickly mockup a professional solution and then customize the files into a bespoke solution in no time at all.n this round-up, we’ve gathered together a collection of fresh user interface kits and Photoshop files; ideal for rapid development.These files will come in handy when you are hard at work and have little time. They’ll help you create your next mockup quickly and efficiently.
- Google makes available new cloud computing optionDecember 6, 2013
With yesterday’s announcement about the general availability of its Compute Engine, Google has rounded its service-rich computing Cloud Platform into a full-on competitor to the elite and powerful handful of existing providers. Google has lowered the price of some services and are probably playing to their strengths by exceeding the industry’s benchmark performance guarantees (“Monthly Uptime Percentage to Customer of at least 99.95%,” according to the Google Compute Engine Service Level Agreement).
- 3D Text Effect Photoshop TutorialDecember 4, 2013
Awesome Golden 3D Letters in Photoshop. Design a 3D logo or whatever you need 3D text for.
- 25 free, scrolling plugins for awesome experiencesDecember 3, 2013
The art of creating a website these days is learning how to create an online experience. One of the trendiest techniques to have fun with is scrolling. Many of these techniques are what is affectionately called parallax scrolling. Today, we’ve put together a bunch of our favorite plugins to get even the least code-savvy started making some great scrolling sites…
- 100+ Beautiful Christmas Snowman for Web Designers and DevelopersDecember 3, 2013
2014 Christmas is coming, As a web designer or developer, whether you are designing your website or decorative, In the design of e-commerce or website templates,
in the past we’ve shown you 2014 Happy New Year and Christmas Vector Art Gallery, And today we gathered a new Christmas Vector Graphics for you. How to design a beautiful Christmas template, and of course, to inspire you. Click on the images to learn more about each designer and their work, Enjoy.
- Swatches of the Week #29December 2, 2013
For Designers or Graphic Enthusiasts colour is everywhere, we use colours every day in our creations. The combination of the colours on a project makes all the difference.
- 7 Black Friday rules for maximizing your site’s conversionsNovember 29, 2013
The simple rule for improving the profitability of a site is to find a way of converting casual browsers into actual paying customers. When you start to offer your site visitors a very comfortable, enjoyable and efficient shopping process, then you can count on improved conversions. After all, your customers will reward you for what it feels like from their perspective to peruse the goods and services on your ecommerce site. To make the best ecommerce site around, it must be designed from the point of view of your target shopper.
- Giveaway: Win 1 of 20 Premium WordPress Themes from MyThemeShopNovember 28, 2013
We’re delighted to be hosting this giveaway from MyThemeShop.We’ll be randomly selecting 20 winners who will each receive the premium theme of their choice from MyThemeShop’s range of over 60 premium themes.All of MyThemeShop’s themes are responsive, so you’ll be good to go whatever the viewing platform; they’re all built with HTML5 and CSS3, so you can be sure that your chosen theme will be standards-compliant; they’re even regularly updated to keep them optimized for the evolving web.MyThemeShop’s premium themes all come with full support, and there’s an active community on their forums.
- The best free WordPress themes for November 2013November 25, 2013
WordPress, one of the most popular blogging and website platforms in the world, accounts for thousands of new blogs and websites every day.One of the best ways to get up and running quickly — especially if you don’t have much design or development experience — is to use a theme. And some of the very best themes out there are completely free!Every month we’ll be bringing you our pick of the best free WordPress themes released in the previous month. Here are our favorites for November:
- Building Your Own Mobile Website with No ExperienceNovember 25, 2013
If building a website sounds like a difficult task to you, you may be surprised to learn that you can start your own mobile website in just one day, even if you have no experience in web design at all. You just need a few tips and tools to get started. Before you know it, you will have your own mobile website.
- 25+ Creative Flat Print Design ProjectsNovember 25, 2013
In today's collection we've gathered 25+ Creative Flat Print Design Projects ranging from Flat Invitations, Flat Posters, Flat t-shirts and more. These Flat Design trends are filled with new and exciting ideas, I hope you find lots of inspiration!
- 45+ freebies you have to try this monthNovember 22, 2013
Web design is an adventure. Creating awesome projects requires time, creativity, and a lot of hard work. And sometimes you need a little help, so every month we bring you a selection of our favorite tools, resources, fonts and assets, all designed to make your working life a little easier.This month we have 45+ freebies for your delectation. Among them you’ll find themes, icons, UI kits, code experiments, plugins, fonts and much more. All free to download right now…
- How to Make Hitman in Adobe IllustratorNovember 22, 2013
Hitman is a fictional and unreal character, super powered hitman in the DC Comics Universe. This is a most popular character of cinema screen and also has popularity in game lovers. Today we are going to make a tutorial on illustration of hitman in Adobe Illustrator.
- How to Make Desktop Wallpapers in PhotoshopNovember 22, 2013
Today we are here with professional tutorials of Photoshop on the topic of How to Make Desktop Wallpapers in Photoshop. There are a lot of tutorials available over the internet on this topic but we have collected some best tutorials which can be most excellent for you.
- Art imitates life: Takeshi Murata’s strange still life printsNovember 21, 2013
Takeshi Murata is a Chicago-born/New-York-based artist. His colorful digital pop art consists of mundane everyday objects arranged in seemingly random compositions. Even though they’re all computer-generated, they look quite lifelike down to the reflections. His aesthetic walks a fine line between absurd and funny, as he crafts odd little universes in a flat, surreal fashion.Recently, he has collaborated with Brooklyn-based experimental musician ‘Oneohtrix Point Never’ on a music video entitled “Problem Areas.”
- Resisting the dark side: A primer on dark pattern UXNovember 21, 2013
User Experience has come a long way in the last decade, especially in the world of web design. Now more than ever, people are more focused on making sure the user not only has it easy, but also enjoys the product or service that they’re using.But whilst most people are working to form a more usable and enjoyable web for the user; some work to deceive the user and trick them with UX techniques known as Dark Patterns.Dark Patterns are user interfaces or user experience techniques designed precisely to trick people.
- Is flat design a passing trend or something more?November 19, 2013
What if “flat design” wasn’t just a trend, but in fact, a return to a cleaner, simpler aesthetic in the wake of minimalism’s popularity and an evoloving web? At its core, “flat design” is really about getting back to design basics whilst simultaneously pushing forward and allowing room for working within responsive frameworks.We will press on examining why this design route could just be the resetting of our compasses back to a focus on basics, functionality, and a simple aesthetic flexibility.
- High Quality HTML Responsive Templates for SmartphonesNovember 19, 2013
HTML Responsive Templates in market now a day are selling like hot cakes. There was a time when fixed width web designs were sold which was constant designs on different devices and resolutions. With the growth of tablets and smart phones, the old styled website designs started failing and lost the large amount of visitors using smartphones and tablets.
- 30 Fantastic Graphic Design Books for DesignersNovember 19, 2013
In this collection we've gathered 30 Fantastic Graphic Design Books for Designers, these books covers a variety of topics like Typography, Workshops, Color, Layouts, References, History, Logo Design, Freelancing and Pricing. We hope these Graphic Design Books inspires you for your future design projects or to help find your design friend or family member a gift.
- 23 Creative Websites using Video BackgroundsNovember 19, 2013
In today's post we've gathered 23 Creative Websites using Video Backgrounds, these video backgrounds range from fun and quirky to serious and creative ways of showcasing more of a business feel. We hope this collection of websites using video backgrounds give you inspirations for your next design project!
- Designing Guidelines for Building HyperlinksNovember 18, 2013
Hyperlinks are a great way to add interactivity to a content- it enables the users to click on the link and jump directly to the content they need. In other words, they are reason that holds the web together. In fact, without hyperlinks, a web will be a difficult place. With the simple HTML element you can merge your web with any other web page on the internet. As a site owner, you and your web designer should pay attention to this fundamental element of the web that it deserves.
- How to write simple, elegant CSS with Compass & SassNovember 17, 2013
A lot of designers use some sort of CSS pre-processor, whether that be Sass, LESS or Stylus. If you’ve used any of these, you’re probably also aware that Compass is a framework built on Sass, and although its installation may be off-putting, once you use it you’ll quickly discover it’s one of the best skills any web designer can learn.Compass works like a framework for your CSS. When you’re working on a large project it’s easy for things to get out of hand and often finding things in your own CSS is a challenge. Compass attempts to address these problems, with the added benefit of working with vendor prefixes.
- How to use video backgrounds for incredible visual impact, part 2November 14, 2013
This time, we’re going to be styling it, preparing fallbacks for it, and understanding how it can be used as part of your own working designs. In today’s guide, we’ll be adding to our fullscreen video in a number of ways, including: creating our own pattern overlays to sit over the top of our video; such as old-television-style scan lines, styling your video to suit your own design; converting our video to multiple formats to enable universal cross-browser support for your video background.
- Flat Long Shadow Free Christmas Icon Set (PSD)November 13, 2013
Today's freebie is a beautiful set of Flat Long Shadow Free Christmas Icon Set, created by the hard working team at Tutorials-Share.com. This icon set contains 20 Free Christmas Icons created in a PSD File making the Free Christmas Icon Set easy to edit and use on any of your projects.
- Flat Free Responsive Wireframe (PSD File)November 13, 2013
Today's freebie is Free Responsive Wireframe PSD. This Free Responsive Wireframe PSD Template was created using a Flat style and contains neatly arranged layers making it easy for you to edit and make it your own. This Free Responsive Wireframe PSD Template will help speed up your workflow, helping you to design your websites more efficiently.
- Creative Series – Typography – Interview with Filip KomorowskiNovember 12, 2013
For this Interview part of the Typography Creative Series, I had the opportunity to interview Typography Artist Filip Komorowski from Poland, the details, colours and typos he creates in his artwork are just amazing, I hope you guys learn more about Filip Komorowski and his work.
- 15 Best Free Photoshop Plugins, Actions and ExtensionsNovember 12, 2013
Photoshop is an amazing, powerful software for graphic design, but it’s always nice to add a few extras to save time or process your work with new tools. Here’s a selection of free plugins, extensions and actions to speed up your workflow, help you in your daily tasks.
- 35 Inspiring iPhone App Websites You’ll LoveNovember 12, 2013
Today we've gathered 35 Inspiring iPhone App Websites You'll Love, these iPhone App Websites are all focused on stylish and professional with easy to navigation to details about the iphone app.
- The best free WordPress plugins for NovemberNovember 11, 2013
Welcome, friends, to WebdesignerDepot’s first monthly WordPress plugin roundup. (Try saying that out loud really fast a few times!) there’s one word that I would use to describe the WordPress community, it’s this: huge. There’s a lot to explore, and every month, I’ll be writing about the freshest plugins making their way out of beta. Now, without further ado, here’s this month’s batch of eye-catching plugins…
- 42 Fresh Dribbble Freebies for Web DesignersNovember 11, 2013
In today's collection we've hand picked 42 Fresh Dribbble Freebies for Web Designers, these freebies are perfect for any web designer looking for some inspiration and resources. We've gathered a variety of freebies, including the latest UI Kits, Files, Fonts, Patterns, Backgrounds and Presentation Devices. I hope you find this collection useful for your future projects.
- 5 Best WooCommerce ThemesNovember 9, 2013
Best woocommerce themes are easy to find online. Powerful WordPress Ecommerce Plugin that help you to sell anything. Woo Commerce easily allow you to manage and add new products.
- How to use video backgrounds for incredible visual impact, part 1November 5, 2013
Full screen images used as the background of sites have an amazing visual impact, but did you know that you can use video in exactly the same way?In today’s video, we’ll be taking a look at using a hybrid of the tag and some jQuery magic to create a full-screen background for your own website designs. Like the background-size: cover CSS3 parameter, the script will cause the video to automatically scale up and down to fit the window, whilst cropping when required to retain the aspect ratio — no stretching here!
- Easily create stunning animated charts with Chart.jsNovember 4, 2013
- The 5 best tools for responsive designNovember 1, 2013
The best tools to aid you in responsive design are those tools that help you to understand and make use of web technologies, plan your website thoroughly, write better code more efficiently, and test/present your responsive designs to clients in context.
- Responsive Webfont IconsOctober 31, 2013
Responsive webfont icons are the resultant of a an idea displaying icons of suitable resolution on different screen sizes. Just make it certain that icon is crisp, sharp and in perfect shape of its creation
- Learn Drawing in IllustratorOctober 31, 2013
Draw a simple but beautiful flower with the vector drawing software Adobe Illustrator. Use the Polygon Tool and Pucker & Bloat filter and other effects to achieve artistic results.
- Most Excellent Spooky Halloween WallpapersOctober 29, 2013
The Best Halloween Wallpapers mostly designed and developed by the creative designers, give you a superb inspiration and give you the wonderful feeling of the Halloween event right on the screen of the personal computer or desktop of users.
- Beautiful Halloween Tutorials and Halloween WallpapersOctober 29, 2013
Whenever Halloween is around the corner, the atmosphere is filled with scary things, bonfires, horror movies, skeletons, pumpkins and with other horrible things spread across the markets, stores, houses and ofcource on websites. Now this is the right time to customize your desktop backgrounds for computer and also your designs with the proper Halloween strength of mind.
- How to create a theme for GhostOctober 28, 2013
The blogging platform Ghost has been getting a lot of attention recently due to its recent move from beta to public release (if you somehow haven’t heard of it yet, head over here and read up).Like other platforms, Ghost supports third party ‘themes’. In this article we’ll design a simple, responsive and content-driven blog. Then code it into a fully-functional theme for Ghost.
- 20 beautiful monochromatic sitesOctober 27, 2013
We know from both our educations and our personal experiences that color has a huge impact on how a design or piece is perceived and received by those who cross its path. Across the Web we see the color spectrum being put to work in numerous ways. We went out on the Web and collected some fantastic examples from the lighter end of the spectrum for an inspirational showcase. You will find websites that successfully use a single color to highlight their designs. With their use of these chromatic accents throughout the websites, and the multiple shades of a single color, they have managed some breathtaking works that deserve a tip of the hat.