Tag Archives: Web design

20 Web Designs with Creative Hand Drawn Typography

Of all the canvases available to designers and illustrators, websites designs are probably the last place you would expect to find hand drawn typography, seeing as web design at its core is very mathematical with interfaces crafted in code. Rather than make use of web fonts and digital layouts, some designers express their creativity by using hand crafted elements in their work to add character to a design. Today’s post showcases 20 websites that are all made with hand drawn components, particularly hand crafted …

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101 INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FOR DESIGNERS

All designers need a little inspiration from time to time. So it’s lucky for us that there are thousands of designers, educators, philosophers, writers, and business people willing to hand out advice for free. What is more, the Web is packed with designers and illustrators who’ve put pen to paper (or finger to trackpad) to render these thoughts as posters, t-shirts, and murals.

From James Victore’s “There are no shortcuts”, to Bill and Ted’s “Be excellent to each other”, there is a wealth of good advice ready to help you out.

Today I’ve put together 101 inspirational quotes for designers, covering everything from dealing with clients to getting your priorities straight…

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Freebie: Summer And Essentials Icon Set (50 Icons, EPS, AI, PNG)

For those of you who are impatiently waiting for summer to finally arrive, we’re pleased to feature an icon set that will help make the wait worthwhile. Today’s icon set includes 50 icons that have been designed by Elena Genova exclusively for Smashing Magazine and its readers.

If you’ve been looking for a way to welcome summer and freshen up your designs with even more colors, then this freebie will not disappoint you….

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40+ Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers

Complete UIs and elements, textures and brushes for Photoshop, HTML templates, background designs, icons, fonts and tools make our lives as designers and developers easier, saving us the time we would otherwise be spending on creating them.

Fortunately, around the world, there are many creators willing to share their work for free allowing the rest of us to use them. Here is the third collection of freebies and goodies available for web designers. If you would like to check out our earlier collections, follow the links:….

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Free Download: Glow PSD Theme

Do you want a eye catching theme for your next mobile app and get more sales? Look no further.

Glow is a trendy landing page for your next product or service. It comes complete with a fully layered psd file and can be edited to fit your exact needs. With its modern flat look and pixel perfect design you are sure to have a great landing page….. Read More

30 Examples of Amazing HTML5 and CSS3 Websites

In this post we will show you 30 examples of Amazing HTML5 and CSS3 Websites. As you know, HTML5 and CSS3 is the “ultimate duo” for many web designers. They are not only getting new techniques by using HTML5 and CSS3, but they are also getting an easier designing work than using flash or javascript. HTML5 and CSS3 also provides another limitless new possibilities of web design, for an instance is responsive layout for your website. HTML and CSS3 also brings us an opportunity to create a website with all sorts smooth animations, subtle transitions, great image sliders…

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20+ Inspirational Examples of Designer Workspaces

Workspace, ergonomics and a stimulating environment are all key to successful creativity. As designers, our workspace can say a lot about us, but they can also improve productivity when setup to our various preferences. If you haven’t invested much time in creating a highly creative environment to base your work out of, now is a great time to start. What better way to get inspired than from fellow designers. To help get those creative juices flowing, here …

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Top 20 Parallax Scrolling Web Designs That Will Inspire You

The parallax illusion is one of the wonderful effects to hit the world of website design. We have showcased the finest examples of websites that have amazing parallax scrolling effects. It can be used to add a subtle treat to the site’s background or to create an intriguing browsing experience. Parallax scrolling is an excellent scrolling technique, where background images move at a slower rate to the foreground images, creating an illusion of depth, while scrolling down the page and adding to the immersion. The technique has gained immense popularity in the past few years. Here, we have put together some of the best parallax scrolling web designs to inspire you. They offer a pleasant user experience as well as help you generate interesting ideas for website designing…

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Design an Elegant “Gratitude Log” Landing Page With Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll guide you through the process of designing an elegant landing page for a fictional “gratitude log” service. We’ll start off totally from scratch, drafting the layout with Adobe Photoshop in no time. We’ll be using some basic and intermediate techniques to create this design with conversion in mind. Let’s get it started!

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25 More Impressive Video Background Websites to Amaze You

Everyone loves a goo? story. Knowing that fact, why not to use it for promotion your own brand online? Designing a site does not mean you have to create static experience only, websites are not printed products. You may do almost what you want.

With HTML5 it became easier to add animations and videos to a website background. Video as a website background dramatically…

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15 Top Solutions that Support the Collaborative Work of Designers and Developers

Do you cringe when project management comes up in a conversation? Do you avoid taking formal measures to control your ongoing work? Then, reading the following article may be of tremendous help. You may think that a small company like your web design/development practice has no need for external resources to help you command it,…

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