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Best of SVG 2014: Icons, Tools and Resources

With mobile devices taking over the world, so to speak, new technology for making websites and apps look pretty on mobile devices continues to emerge and evolve. One of those awesome mobile technologies to arrive on the scene in recent years is that of SVG or Scalable Vector Graphics. SVG…

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Freebies – 10 Vector Xmas Cards as AI and EPS

I’ill like these free vector Christmas cards. 10 Free Vector Christmas Cards Created by Freepik; Exclusively Available Here Exclusively here, you can download ten vector Xmas cards in a variety of formats. Each card is contained in a zipped archive. This archive offers two versions of the respective Adobe Illustrator…

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Improving Design With Quick Usability Tests

To see how users behave in a natural environment, it helps to use remote usability software to record the screens and the voices of test participants. This lets you hear them thinking out loud and see every click. While focus groups and field studies help you understand user opinions and…

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Skyline: Evolving CSS Architecture

Skyline helps you create a design system for your website. It encourages a well thought-out CSS architecture, and enables you to develop a reusable and maintainable codebase. The starter kit provides a solid CSS architecture that acts as a scaffolding to support your unique design system. It promotes object-oriented CSS,…

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When Launching a New Website: Avoid These Four Simple Website Mistakes

Having a website is essential for just about every business these days. Not only is it expected, but it helps improve your image and your accessibility for customers. Putting together a website doesn’t have to be complicated, but it isn’t just a snap and to go project either. It takes…

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7 Reasons Why You Should Choose Ruby on Rails

During the last ten years, Ruby on Rails has grown to become an increasingly popular solution for building web apps. In our rapidly changing technological environment and shaky economy, RoR can speed up the development process and help companies save time and money. Today, the knowledge of Ruby can land…

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15+ Parallax Web Designs

As technology advances, the cut-throat nature of online marketing gets increasingly brutal. The demand for transparent, conveniently communicated information, both visually captivating and instantly rewarding, is uncompromising. Don’t despair, parallax scrolling is about to become your knight in shining armor. It offers the dynamic of 3D illusions, creating depth by…

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Top 20 New High Quality Freebies for December

Everybody loves new high quality freebies, as they help designers save time, stay inspired and work a lot faster than usual. We looked for the best new freebies on the web and selected 20 of them. These great freebies will help both web and graphic designers. You can download and…

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Android Lollipop: Developers Must Adapt to These 3 Radical Changes

With the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, one of the most radical design overhauls of the Google’s mobile operating system, the new era of the Android is being rolled out. The latest OS is set to bring a raft of new changes, updates, and features that are sure to change…

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20 Sophisticated Data Visualization Tools

Data is the raw form of information that is; one has a lot of data but when it is made to mean something it is called information. Visualizing data in a way that it delivers some message is the essence of any design. every design, be it website, posters or…

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Integrate Images from Your Instagram Feed to Your WordPress Site

Instagram apps and web platforms for photo and video sharing. If you have a WordPress site, you might be wondering how you can embed Instagram photo galleries and integrate images to your blog. To help users integrate their photos to their blogs and websites, Instagram has released a public Application…

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20 Tools To Get You Started With Web Development

Creating a website may sound complicated and tedious, but there are a lot of tools out there that can make your task a lot easier. It’s important to have a good presence online both for businesses and organizations or causes, this is why all the tools and services available for…

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Top 40+ Web & Mobile GUI Templates from 2014

Today, just as we did last year, we have compiled a comprehensive collection of the best free web and mobile GUI templates from this year (2014). As you would expect, the vast majority of the templates have been designed in a flat-style, but after this years release of iOS8with it’s…

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Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

Starting a new project is in a lot of ways the hardest part. It’s the only stage of development that you’re turning nothing into something. Luckily, there are proven methods to reduce the “empty canvas” syndrome. We’ll talk about the best ways to handle the early stages of brainstorming and…

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Everything you need to know about WatchKit

Getting Started with WatchKit WatchKit allows you to develop a companion Watch app of your iPhone app. Unfortunately you cannot develop standalone apps for the Apple Watch. Yes, that is unfortunate, just like the first version of the iPhone we expect this to change in the near future. Watch apps…

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Exciting PSD Mockups for Apple Products

Designer Ledger – A web design blog for designers by designers Apple products have definitely established a strong hold in the market since their arrival. They have a way of making their software handling as easy and user friendly as possible. They have achieved their goal by making their softwares…

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iDevie Freebies No. 1

Freebies for designers is a series where we regularly post some great, super useful freebies on a weekly basis. In our weekly collection we will be sharing all types of stuff including mockups, templates, icons and much more. Here is a collection of 15 freebies for this week. Register Form…

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Prepare Your Website for Christmas – Free WordPress Christmas Plugins

Now that December has arrived we can start getting prepared for Christmas time, we have been buying our presents and our decorations will be going up later this week in our house. What if you wish to decorate your WordPress site for Christmas ? There are a few reasons for…

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What is Macrotypography?

Understanding macrotypography can be useful in making websites, specifically in making websites readable. Macrotypography involves the combination and arrangement of all groups of texts within a web page. While microtypography involves small details such as the glyph, kerning, tracking and capitalization of letters and words, macrotypography involves the arrangement of…

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Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds

The artistic use of fullscreen backgrounds has become a large part of the web design lexicon. Many different layouts from landing pages to agencies and social networks have used this feature with great success. It’s a fantastic way to draw attention while simultaneously branding a company or project. In this…

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28 Website Mockups using Fullscreen Images

Let’s face the facts: anything that takes up the entirety of your computer screen is going to draw some attention. Fullscreen images have been used in backgrounds and slideshows for quite a few years now. But ever-improving Internet connections have allowed for much larger images that relate better to content…

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iDevie Weekly Freebies (Week 50)

Freebies for designers is a series where we regularly post some great, super useful freebies on a weekly basis. In our weekly collection we will be sharing all types of stuff including mockups, templates, icons and much more. Here is a collection of 15 freebies for this week. Icon Set…

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28 Free Online Tools & Resources for Web Designers

With the increasing popularity of web design there are more online resources available no than ever before. In the past we’ve covered top design tools that included both premium and free options. But since most designers would prefer to use free tools that $ 0.00 price tag is much more…

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15 Top Notch Collaboration Tools for Your Creative Projects

Are you daunted or put off by the prospect of project management? You shouldn’t be. Think of it rather as an opportunity. Start-ups have more to prove than large companies. They have to build a reputation and not lose credibility, which is why your web design or development practice needs…