3 Essential Design Trends, July 2021

This month, you will either love or hate the featured design trends. The common theme among them is a strong design element that can create distinct emotional connections. They range from interesting monotone color choices to brutalist examples to AI-inspired faces and design elements. Here’s what’s trending in design this month. 1. Interesting Monotone Color… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, July 2021

20 Best New Websites, January 2021

Here we are into a brand new year, and although we’re far from out of the woods yet, there is a feeling of renewed hope on many fronts. In this first collection of the year, we have a mix of retrospectives, brand new ventures, and business as usual. There is an eclectic mix of styles… Continue reading 20 Best New Websites, January 2021

3 Essential Design Trends, December 2020

The end of the year tends to be busy for a variety of reasons and it can limit some of the freshness we see in designs during much of the year. Regardless, there are a few trending design elements. What we are seeing right now is rooted in deep simplicity with a focus on the… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, December 2020

18 Websites with Cool Patterned Backgrounds

November 9, 2020 by Sangalang Kristine Website design trends change so fast, sometimes it is hard to follow. Patterned backgrounds have existed since website design started to be considered in developing webpages. These are usually basic and add style to an otherwise plain white background. Interestingly, patterned backgrounds are becoming popular again in recent years… Continue reading 18 Websites with Cool Patterned Backgrounds

Black Friday Design Elements for E-commerce Websites

November 2, 2020 by Sangalang Kristine Now that online purchases are both encouraged and preferred for Black Friday, e-commerce websites are given a new challenge of accommodating significantly more buyers. than before. There are numerous competitors on the internet, how do you make sure that the buyers notice you? The answer to this is simple… Continue reading Black Friday Design Elements for E-commerce Websites

Tips on Making Your Design Breathe: Using Space Effectively

September 24, 2020 by Clarence Design is about putting elements together to make a whole new object. This can be about product design where you design an object to be functional and better. It can also be about art or digital design where you combine images, color, and texts together to create a whole new… Continue reading Tips on Making Your Design Breathe: Using Space Effectively

How to Build an SEO Tool from Scratch

A quick Google search of the term “SEO tools” will give you a list of countless apps and software all claiming to help you get higher rankings. For SEO specialists and digital marketers, this can be both good and bad news. Good, because it’s a sign that the industry is constantly evolving. Bad, because finding… Continue reading How to Build an SEO Tool from Scratch

UI/UX 101: Break Into Secret Room of Lazy User Psychology

Admit two facts. First, you’re lazy. Second, you’re a user of something. You’re using something every day, from a coffee maker on the kitchen counter to website and mobile app interfaces. Remember how sometimes you’re really stuck while using an interface of something. Randomly clicking on every button, nav element, and link to achieve action… Continue reading UI/UX 101: Break Into Secret Room of Lazy User Psychology

5 Critical Elements You Need to Know to Build a Genuinely Cool Website

After completing 2 or 3 multi-page websites building a one-pager will take no time at all. Or so you’ve been told. The problem is, whoever told you that never tried putting together a one-pager. Or, at least one that could be bragged about. You’ll discover that cramming all the important information isn’t all that easy… Continue reading 5 Critical Elements You Need to Know to Build a Genuinely Cool Website

How to Design a Landing Page That Converts

Every e-commerce website is designed to have one primary goal: to convert visitors. Conversion can range from a completed sale to registering a membership, or filling out a subscription form. Whatever it is, an effectively designed website must be able to convince users to achieve that primary goal. In light of various research and experiments,… Continue reading How to Design a Landing Page That Converts

Aol – One Of The Boldest Logo Rebranding Cases Ever

The history of Aol branding is a story of bold decisions and risky moves. It shows how much can be achieved when you have the audacity to push the boundaries of design. It also shows that extraordinary problems require extraordinary solutions. How loss of clients creates necessity for bold actions The online environment has changed… Continue reading Aol – One Of The Boldest Logo Rebranding Cases Ever

Create an Awesome Underwater Scene Depicting a Dragon and a Treasure Hunter

In this tutorial we will create an awesome underwater photo manipulation. I’ll explain some of the more complex techniques I use in the first steps to make it easy for beginners but intermediate and advanced users can also learn a thing or two.I like doing underwater scenes because there is something mysterious about the depths… Continue reading Create an Awesome Underwater Scene Depicting a Dragon and a Treasure Hunter

Designing for Apple Watch: Designing a Glance in Sketch

What You’ll Be Creating If this is the first time you are designing for a wearable device, you will notice that there are some key differences compared to designing a product for a smartphone or a desktop computer. In this quick tip, I cover some of these differences while also teaching you how to design… Continue reading Designing for Apple Watch: Designing a Glance in Sketch

50 Free & Premium HTML5 Templates for Any Taste and Budget

What should you better choose for your site – a free or a premium HTML 5 template? This is an ongoing dispute that makes millions of people hesitant on the best ready-made solution for their sites. Well, tastes differ, as much as the purpose of downloading a website template. Some need html5 templates for educational… Continue reading 50 Free & Premium HTML5 Templates for Any Taste and Budget

Less Is More – Minimalist And Simple Web Design

Image source: Vadim Grin[2] Exposed to lots of senseless content on the internet, we grow more sensitive to mess and distractions. We come across useless texts, we receive a pile of magazine spam, ads or business commercials, and we have serious difficulties in determining what is really worth our attention. Responsiveness Image source: Erikas Mališauskas[3]… Continue reading Less Is More – Minimalist And Simple Web Design

12 Corporate & Creative Business Card Mockups

  ADVERTISEMENT In this round up, we have for you 12 excellent corporate and creative business card mockups that you can use for your next client meeting or design project. These mockups are not only covering corporate professional designs but also include profession specific business card designs as well. We hope that you will like this… Continue reading 12 Corporate & Creative Business Card Mockups

25 Light Website Designs Which Make Perfect Use of White Space

Any web designer will tell you that white space is extremely important in order to have a beautiful, clean and user-friendly website design. That is why we selected today 25 light website designs which make perfect use of white space. Analyze these light website designs, see how white space is used in order to enhance… Continue reading 25 Light Website Designs Which Make Perfect Use of White Space

40 Examples of White Portfolio Web Designs for Inspiration

Clean minimalist portfolios have been popular for years. Since the goal is to get people focused on your work, minimalism can remove distractions and keep attention where it belongs. Granted more aesthetic features can prove you to be a more competent designer – but they need to be elegant and complementary to the layout. I’ve… Continue reading 40 Examples of White Portfolio Web Designs for Inspiration

The Yin and Yang of Web Design: Pure Black & White

It is quite unusual to find website home pages that feature absolutely no other color than black and white – there is usually a call-to-action button, the company logo or social media buttons that have some color. Even in printed media simply black and white is unusual these days. Today we have scoured the internet… Continue reading The Yin and Yang of Web Design: Pure Black & White

The Creation of “Mechanical Man” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this “Mechanical Man” digital art in Photoshop. We will use a number of photo manipulation techniques to merge several objects into one piece, and apply image adjustments to fine-tune each of the objects to achieve the desired effect. This is an immediate level tutorial… Continue reading The Creation of “Mechanical Man” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

How to Quickly Isolate Product Photos Onto White Backgrounds Using Lightroom and Photoshop

Over the years, I have spent quite a bit of time experimenting with product photography; sometimes more successfully than others. While I spend my days working as the editor of Psdtuts+, I often spend time in the evenings helping my wife by shooting photos of her jewelry. In this tutorial, I wanted to share the… Continue reading How to Quickly Isolate Product Photos Onto White Backgrounds Using Lightroom and Photoshop

The Creation Process of “Urbanized” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this “Urbanized” photo manipulation in Photoshop. The concept behind this work is that human is increasing living in a confined urban space and being consumed by the endless expansion of the cities. I used 3 elements in this manipulation to represent the theme “Urbanized”:… Continue reading The Creation Process of “Urbanized” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create Unique Floating Rock Typography in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of Creating this Unique Floating Rock Typography in Photoshop. You will learn a number of brush tricks, image adjustment tips and practice your selection techniques. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try! Note: The Photoshop… Continue reading Create Unique Floating Rock Typography in Photoshop