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Top UX & UI Tools and Resources That You Should Use

When you take on a web or an app design project, how much thought do you give about the tools you are presently using as opposed to new tools that are constantly coming on the market which could make your work easier and in some cases, more professional looking? The…

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17 New Stylish Free Fonts For Designers

Latest free fonts for your web and graphic design projects. Professionally designed fonts are best for Headlines, Headings and print designs. Free download all fonts which are available for Windows and MAC in truetype and opentype format.  Fresh Free Fonts for Designers GDJ always keep our readers up-to-date with fresh graphic design…

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New Web Design and Development Resources: #5 March Edition

Hello, web ninjas! We’re back for another tour through some of the best free resources released all around the internet over the last few weeks. Free up some space in your hard drive to get GUIs, frameworks, templates, icons and othe downloads. We also included some nice web showcases and…

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3 ways to survive information overload

Whether we’re self-taught or university educated, we’re all expected to keep learning as the industry evolves and advances. New development specs, constantly changing design trends, and new consumer needs require us to absorb new information at a rate previously thought impossible just a few decades ago. But despite that, even…

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Top Web Design Trends for 2015

There’s no clear-cut scientific formula to great design because it’s undoubtedly considered more of an art than a science. Strangely there are many recognizable patterns which seem to reappear time and again. These might be called popular design techniques but from an industry perspective many people refer to them as…

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How To Create Abstract Geometric Photo Collage Art

Since posting this showcase of inspiring artwork combining geometry & photography back in 2014 I’ve wanted to give this trendy style of art a try myself. I finally sat down with Illustrator & Photoshop and devised a method of transforming a photograph into an abstract collage of geometric shapes. We’ll…

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6 Key Tips for Building a Successful Mobile App

Mobile applications have become a vital component in our lives. You can find an app serving varied purposes, from letting you play games to track healthy eating habits, organize to-do lists and much more. With mobile devices outselling traditional computer systems, creating a mobile app can help expand your reach…

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20 Beautiful Websites Designed With Squarespace

So much buzz has been going around about Squarespace and how it has changed the way people built their websites. And once you’ve seen some of the websites they power up, you’ll understand why this is so. Squarespace has definitely taken websites to a whole new level, adding emphasis on…

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10 Awesome Javascript Plugins with Cool Animation

Web development is pretty fun. I like it because it has so much to learn and so many solutions to solve a problem. It forces me to think creatively and think beyond the box. And one of the best thing – there are thousands of free solutions such as Javascript…

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9 Awesome Tools That Pro Web Designers Use

Ask a group of web designers to name their favorite tools and you are likely to receive responses that include Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, and other popular choices. As powerful as these tools are, there are also many others that, while not quite as well known, are just as useful to…

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Designers Freebie Pouch of March, 2015

Designers Freebie Pouch is a monthly collection of the latest freebies from all over the internet. In the pouch you will find latest design resources like icons, mockups, UI kits, textures, templates and much more. Use freebies for learning new techniques, bootstrapping next project or building your business but always remember…

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Slideout.js – Touch Slideout Navigation Menu for Web Apps

Slideout.js is a touch slideout navigation menu for your mobile web apps. it’s dependency-free with simple markup. It supports native scrolling. You can easily customize it as you wish. It supports different CSS transforms & transitions. Best of all, it’s just 4 Kb. Requirements: – Demo: https://mango.github.io/slideout/ License: MIT License

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Popular Web Design Trends for 2015

Although many designers have written on this topic, I want to share my thoughts on the future of web design as we forge ahead into 2015. The new year is always an exciting time and I love to contemplate the potential for young new web designers just entering the field….

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New Free PSD Mockup Templates for Designers (25 MockUps)

Latest free PSD mockup templates design by professional designers for presenting your work in modern style. Download free PSD mockups, all are easy to use with fully customizable Photoshop layered files. There are different mockups such as branding, business cards, Samsung Edge, iPhone 6 Mockups, magazine cover and many useful mockups. Each mockup design is fully…

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How to Test Skills of Web Developer Before Hiring

Who is responsive for the success of web project? Someone says that it’s CTO, Project Manager, or Team Lead. It’s true, to be honest. But in fact the main mistake of these persons could be a mistake while hiring developers, not the mistake while managing the project. The choosing of…

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Collection of Fresh Design Freebies – March Edition

Spring is here, so it is time to take a look back at the last winter month and collect its “fruits”. Everything is still frozen, except for creatives who are like bees, work hard and kindly give away helpful tools for simplifying the workflow of every designer or developer. They…

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Draw a Delicious Ice Cream Icon in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will learn how to Draw a Delicious Ice Cream Icon in Photoshop. We will be using the built-in vector shapes in Photoshop to achieve this outcome. Have a try! This is an intermediate to advanced level Photoshop tutorial. Final Result Preview Step 1: Preparing Canvas We will…

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Personas: Finding imaginary friends for web designers

One of the most common pieces of writing advice out there is “know your audience.” Choosing to appeal to either middle-aged lawyers or college freshmen will alter everything from approach, to tone, to structure, even if the subject matter is the same. Why treat web design any differently? It’s common…

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Learn Web Design, Development And Business: The Only Course You Need

In this section we have put all the best of our content in the one place. As the title says, here you will be able to catch up if you are starting out as a web designer and polish your skills as an amateur. Keep coming to this page often,…

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22 Circular Icon Designs for Websites and User Interfaces

Various styles have been adapted over recent years pertaining to icon design. Websites and mobile apps utilize their fair share of icons to convey a much clearer meaning in regards to a user interface. Those with perspicacity recognise the importance of symbolic pictograms. But how do you decide on a…

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Critical Mistakes To Avoid When Quoting A Web Design Project

Striking out on your own as a freelance designer can be incredibly exciting and rewarding, but to be successful, designers who go this route must hone much more than their design skills. A successful freelance designer must have exceptional organizational and presentation skills. He/She must also understand business development and…

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23 Perfectly Minimal Portfolio Themes

How often do you need to update your portfolio website? Perhaps every couple of years or more? Although it may not be something all too common, there are lots of designers who wish to update their design style in a consistent manner. This requires tact, skill, patience, and quite a…

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How To Use Balanced Symmetry in Web Design

Professional designers incorporate many different ideas related to composition. One of the lesser-discussed but vitally important ideas relates to symmetry. This is the process of adjusting page elements so that they align in exactly equal parts. Creating a layout using balanced symmetry aligns certain elements together into groups. There is…

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Some Of The Best UX And UI Tools And Resources That You Can Use

The tools you are using today may not be ideally suited for the next web or app design project you take on. Newer tools are constantly being introduced on the market and have the potential to make your work easier and faster, as well as more professional in appearance. As…

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25 Creative Business Cards Design (Print Ready)

All business card PSD templates are perfect for any kind of company, or even personal use. In this post, you will see high quality print ready business cards created by professional designers. All designs are elegant, creative, neat, and well organized with creative concept design with professional look. Professional Business Cards…

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10 Free Vintage Retro Labels(PSD)

There’s something to be said about that old nostalgic feeling of retro design. Although it doesn’t fit into every project, it certainly does give off a sense of nostalgia and connection to the old days. Specifically in this exclusive freebie PSD of retro-styled text labels. Who said old school wasn’t…

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Web Designs of the Best Selling WordPress Themes

WordPress themes are great sources of design inspiration, but it’s even more interesting to check out the best selling premium themes to see the kind of styles are popular with the general public. In today’s web design showcase I round up some of the most purchased themes from multiple marketplaces…