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Morphing Modal Window

This is a call-to-action button that animates and turns into a full-size modal window coded by Codyhouse.Modal windows are used to display related content, by hiding temporarily the main content. If we imagine our web page as layers distributed along the z-axis, modal windows are on top.The main idea here…

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A Collection of Inspiring Sitemaps and User Flow Maps

All websites should start with a good plan. Focussing on the design process first may be common for smaller sites. For larger sites, when user experience is paramount, creating an initial sitemap or user flow map is an effective way of working out how you want visitors to use and…

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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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10 Predictions For Web Design Trends in 2015

The beginning of each year is marked by intense discussions about future web design trends: everyone shares its assumptions. It has become a tradition, so the time has come to put our 2 cents in. We have compiled a list of 10 predictions that in our opinion will turn out…

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Solutions To Fix Navigation Issues For Mobile Devices

When it comes to creating a responsive design for mobile the most challenging aspect we face is creating a navigation menu that works well on any mobile device screen. Especially, when your website navigation menu has several items, squeezing all those items into a mobile device with small screen resolution,…

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Tips & Tricks for Designing Uniform Website Icons

Featured image source Beautiful icons are the rainbow sprinkles on top of a delicious website sundae. The ability to craft icons that blend together is almost compulsory. Any UI designer should be more than willing to jump onto the path of icon design. Although it is jarring and difficult, consistent…

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How To Create a Seamless Topographic Map Pattern

I’ve posted articles about topographic maps before on my blog, namely my contour map effect Illustrator tutorial and my free pack of topographic map patterns. My first tutorial used Illustrator’s Blend tool to draw a series of concentric lines. It worked pretty well, but I went on to develop a…

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27 Fresh Free PSD UI Kits for Designers

User Interface kits can help designers to take great start with their design project. If you have a new project to start off, we would recommend to have a look at these fresh free PSD UI kits. All these UI kits are in PSD format which comes with layered PSD so you…

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15 Free HTML/CSS Templates and PSD Files from February 2015

We always try to bring you fresh and new stuff from around the web. In this post we rounded up 15 best free HTML/CSS templates and free PSD files you can save for any future projects. These free templates give new users a chance to learn from experts where they…

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Why Flat Design Is The Way To Go For Your Mobile App

Flat design is increasingly being used in mobile apps replacing the commonly known intricate designs that are dominated by drop shadows, brushes and gradients. This design style incorporates flat shapes and icons. Flat design basically revolves around the use of rectangles, triangles, circles and other shapes without the need to…

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10 Excellent Time-Saving Tools for Developers

You are waking up early, planning your tasks beforehand and working until late at night, yet you are not on time with your projects? Many creative professionals such as web developers face this problem. Within this post, I will introduce you to a small collection of tools that can help…

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20 Best Color Palette Tools for Web and Graphic Designers

As a web or graphic designer you must have a keen sense of color combinations and feel which colors look good together and which don’t. Anyway, even with this great skill in color combining, you may find yourself in situations when you just feel less inspired. That’s when these best…

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Create Your Own Professional Forms for Free with JotForm

If you’ve ever built a form for your website, you must have taken a few minutes to scratch your head here and there. The task at hand can often be daunting, which is why a lot of people don’t build their own forms. Forms can sometimes take the back seat…

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Using Googles NoCaptcha ReCaptcha In WordPress

Google has recently announced a new project called recaptcha which is a way of spam protecting your website from bots but making it easy for humans to submit the form by simply recreating a checkbox for users to click. Registering Your Website To use Google NoCaptcha ReCaptcha for your website…

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Best Tools and Platforms For Building Websites in 2015

You need to know your CMS, website building platforms, and page crafting tools. How else do you expect to pacify the two forces behind website creation – design and development? You could be a design guru, and have no clue about coding. You could be waist-deep in the analytic mindset…

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30 CSS Puns That Prove Designers Have a Great Sense of Humor

The job of a web designer can be a real pain and frustrating one, but it is also a close-knit community with a healthy sense of humor. Take for instance CSS puns like this: In fact, you probably get this universal truth even if you aren’t a designer! You can…

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45 New & Creative WordPress Website Designs For Inspiration

WordPress is known as the best blogging platform for a reason. Statistics show that WordPress runs 23.4% of all the websites globally, which means, the content management system holds a market share of 60.6% and that is enough to rate it as the most popular choice. Many of you may…

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Lightning Fast Searches on JSON with DefiantJS

Do you need to query large JSON structures? Do you end up coding loops to parse the JSON and identify the data that matches your query? DefiantJS offers a better way. DefiantJS provides the ability for you to build smart templates applicable on JSON structures, based upon proven & standardized…

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User Interface Design Inspiration – 25 UI Design Examples

User interface design is the design of user interfaces for softwares, machines, such as computers, home appliances, mobile devices, and other electronic devices, with the focus to maximize the user experience. The main purpose of user interface design is to make the user’s interaction as simple and efficient as possible,…

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42 Super High Quality Free Mockups for Graphic Designers

Designers are crazy about mockups and we perfectly understand why! These awesome mockups will not only help you save precious time when designing, but also enhance your designs by presenting them to your client in a professional, realistic way. In this article you will find 42 super high quality free…

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Top 20 Best PHP Scripts for Support Tools

Do you own or need to design a large website with a great support and help page? You don’t have to write the code yourself from scratch! These great PHP scripts for support tools will help you create great support and help features, such as live chat, FAQ pages, ticket…

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Create 3D Star Light Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this 3D star light text effect in Photoshop. We will use a number of manipulation techniques such as layer blending, adjustment layers and various tools such as brush, eraser and free transform tools. Note: The Photoshop tutorial is done in…

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Create Fiery Dragon Ravaging Mountain Village Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process used to Create Fiery Dragon Ravaging Mountain Village Scene in Photoshop. We will use a photo of a metal dragon display in a museum and make it alive and breath fire. We will also create a mountain village scene from several stock images….

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36 Photoshop Tutorials For iPhone App UI Design

Are you looking for some easy to follow and step by step tutorials on iPhone app UI design? If yes, then here you go. In this compilation, we have put together 36 Adobe Photoshop tutorials for iPhone app UI designs for you. Today, mobile apps and mobile app designing are…

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Introducing the Codrops CSS Reference

Codrops is one of the most inspirational places on the internet. Yes, I am biased, but I am sure you can agree that that’s true. If you’re looking for inspiration, the many, many creative resources you can find here are sure to spark an idea or two in your head….

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15 Modern Responsive HTML5 WordPress Themes with Amazing UIUX

New HTML5 WordPress themes for blog, news, magazine and corporate websites. All themes are fully responsive with modern UI and UX design, suitable for any kind of creative or business use. All themes are designed to give your brand or service an air of esteem and confidence, easy theme is fully…

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Responsive Websites Design – 32 Inspiring Examples

Responsive design websites for your inspiration. This website gallery only have fully responsive, Retina-Ready HTML and CSS3 coded websites. All web designs are very interactive with amazing UI and UX. that help to create a great-looking content, making your design looks classy, strong, attractive, mysterious and very striking. Responsive Websites for Inspiration In…