5 Things to Never Say to Clients

Pitching to a new client can be challenging for a variety of reasons. Designers must walk a fine line that entails winning the client without compromising their own needs and values. The willingness to do whatever it takes to make the potential client happy seems like a great attitude and a noble, prudent approach, but… Continue reading 5 Things to Never Say to Clients

Build a Mini Image Gallery Slideshow using Galleria

After searching through countless blog posts I have been looking for a really great image gallery slideshow. Something that could be added into WordPress and made as an easy publishing solution. This lead me onto Galleria which is a beautiful open source responsive image slideshow using jQuery. In this tutorial I want to demonstrate how… Continue reading Build a Mini Image Gallery Slideshow using Galleria

Modern UI kit for web designers by Aykut Yılmaz

Aykut Yılmaz has released Modern UI kit for web designers that you can download for free. So, you can design visually interactive and appealing user interfaces with this awesome free kits. This UI kit is available in PSD format for easy modification. They can be used to design and mock-up web, app and software user… Continue reading Modern UI kit for web designers by Aykut Yılmaz

Create Facial Photo Manipulation Surrounded by Electrified Orbs in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this Create Facial Photo Manipulation Surrounded by Electrified Orbs in Photoshop. I will show some interesting methods to rendering the electrified orbs by utilizing lightning textures and various Photoshop tools. We will go through manipulation techniques such as clipping mask, layer mask, layer blending… Continue reading Create Facial Photo Manipulation Surrounded by Electrified Orbs in Photoshop

8 Tips For Promoting Your Dev Skills

Many front-end developers possess the creative and technical skills that clients are looking for, but don’t get noticed because they don’t have much exposure or reputation to demonstrate to potential clients. Some carry the idea that their area of work is in such high demand that clients will simply come to them – but this… Continue reading 8 Tips For Promoting Your Dev Skills

Getting the Hang of CSS3 Columns

A while back CSS3 introduced a new set of properties, which are responsible for creating columns within your layout. You simple apply these to one of your elements in order to divide it up, automatically and hassle free, into a multi-column set up. This property is very easy to comprehend, set up and manipulate. There… Continue reading Getting the Hang of CSS3 Columns

15 Jaw-Dropping and Hypnotic Speed Art Videos and Tutorials

Here we try to publish a healthy mix of written and video content. While written and video content are equally important and educational, they each have their strengths and weaknesses. While video is a great format for seeing exactly how an artist or instructor performs a task, it can be frustrating to stop, rewind, and… Continue reading 15 Jaw-Dropping and Hypnotic Speed Art Videos and Tutorials

15 Excellent jQuery Animations for Web Developers

jQuery animations are the key concept in the current time web development, there are many JavaScript frameworks available but jQuery single-handedly side out the remaining. jQuery is the fastest and easy to implement framework and the most adorable JavaScript library to the date. jQuery animations are created with the help of these JavaScript libraries to… Continue reading 15 Excellent jQuery Animations for Web Developers

Useful Tips for Building a Brand Identity with a Business Card

Brand design is never easy; in fact, it’s such a delicate task that you never know when you got the right thing and your career depends on it. Business cards are a means of presentation taken for granted these days. If having no social media makes you non-existent, how can you exist in the real… Continue reading Useful Tips for Building a Brand Identity with a Business Card

50 Must-have plugins for extending Twitter Bootstrap

You most certainly know about Twitter Bootstrap – the popular front end framework for building websites and apps. It favors simple, responsive design, and comes bundled with a sensible default stylesheet, a number of useful jQuery plugins and an icon set. Although it doesn’t come with much else, Bootstrap is very extensible. In this article, you will… Continue reading 50 Must-have plugins for extending Twitter Bootstrap

Sketching and Your Design Workflow

Once you’ve finished working with your content – great news! You get to start thinking about the actual design. But not so fast – don’t jump onto a computer straight away. If you talk to designers, most of them will tell you that it’s a massive part of their workflow to firstly sketch out any… Continue reading Sketching and Your Design Workflow

25 Creative HTML5 Powered Website Designs

Thanks to HTML5 that brings amazing improvements to the web market with its functionality. According to World Wide Web Consortium, HTML5 is in its beginning stages and going to reach at its “Recommendation” stage in the upcoming years. Regardless of this there are many experienced developers taking advantages of HTML5 and building the most remarkable… Continue reading 25 Creative HTML5 Powered Website Designs

Weekly Design News Roundup – 21 July 2013

The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at great Photoshop tutorials, Sand Textures, flat WordPress designs, beautiful parallax scrolling and much more.   How to modify Bootstrap… Continue reading Weekly Design News Roundup – 21 July 2013

Hey, Event Apps: Why So Serious?

Over the past several years event apps have been soaring in popularity, and it’s easy to understand why. The event details you need are accessible on the go and not reliant on a WiFi connection. Plus, these apps make event organizers’ lives easier by making it easy to manage event logistics and monitor and report… Continue reading Hey, Event Apps: Why So Serious?

20 Effective Examples Of Minimal Web Design

In this post I am showcasing some beautiful minimalistic website designs for your inspiration. Dodge & Burn Studio Faculty Ghostly Ferns The Gold of the Andes Nicolas Tarier Cyclemon PH Digital Labs Mixd Fashion Rikcat Industries Mark Boulton Design Finch Nathan Carnes Chris Garrett Media Ltd Monty Lounge Industries el Candor Pixelcraft MediaFlex just.dot Visualbox… Continue reading 20 Effective Examples Of Minimal Web Design

10 Beautifuly Creative And Fresh Free Fonts For Your Pleasure

Hi guys, I’m back with an amazing resource roundup for you. Being a graphic designer myself I perfectly know how these fonts play the essential role in today’s graphic designing and to find a perfect font or simply making it can take a lot of precious time which can other wise be creatively used for… Continue reading 10 Beautifuly Creative And Fresh Free Fonts For Your Pleasure

Design & Code – free PSD theme by Diogo Dantas

Diogo Dantas has released Design & Code – free PSD theme, simple, minimal and clean that can be used as personal / startup portfolio. Features: – Multipurpose Template – Flat Design – 3 Colors Available – Full Layered – 5 Pages – 960 Grid System based Preview Download Diogo Dantas