How to Create Vector Textures in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Andrei Ștefan  •  Tutorials  •  September 1, 2014
How to Create Vector Textures in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

For some time, textures have been an important part of graphic design, but the process for creating them is not always that clear. This ultimately led you on a hunt to find the ones that were free and tasteful – since not every texture out there will be suitable for the task you want to achieve. This tutorial will help you learn, step by step, what you need to know in...

Case Studies: Redesigning a Logo Can Be Tricky

Simone  •  Inspiration  •  August 29, 2014
Case Studies: Redesigning a Logo Can Be Tricky

The logo is definitely the most important part of any brand. Its aim is to reveal the qualities of a product or of a society and to communicate what the company mission is. Logos should not be too processed or intricate because they need to be effective and striking in order to evoke impressions in customers’ minds. Logo creation is not easy and there are no perfect rules to...

15 Responsive jQuery UI Snippets & Modules

Stelian Subotin  •  Coding, jQuery  •  August 28, 2014
15 Responsive jQuery UI Snippets & Modules

With responsive web design evolving as a must-have for every website, more user-interface related issues have started to come up when designing for mobile and tablet devices. In this showcase, we present 15 fresh and responsive jQuery snippets that enhance the experience of users while browsing your website on mobile devices, tablets or regular browsers. User...

Building a Custom WordPress Registration Form with Flat UI

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  August 27, 2014
Building a Custom WordPress Registration Form with Flat UI

In a previous article, we walked through building a custom login form which can be embedded in a post or page using a shortcode and in a specific theme location using template tag. A lot of WordPress users would prefer custom login and registration forms because the defaults are very basic, don’t match the website design and the registration form lacks an extra profile...

70% Off Startup Framework and Flat UI + Giveaway!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  August 25, 2014
70% Off Startup Framework and Flat UI + Giveaway!

The summer is almost over and many of us are back in the work groove after vacations. It’s time to start new projects and work with new clients. Why not get going right now with Designmodo products, which have been created special just for web designer and developers. 70% Discount Right now you can get a 70% discount on our two most popular products – Startup Framework...

Introducing the Best Fonts of 2014

Simone  •  Resources  •  August 22, 2014
Introducing the Best Fonts of 2014

The first part of 2014 is gone and different trends have been introduced in the design world. Two primary examples include ghost buttons or the new love for video backgrounds. Meanwhile, typography is increasingly seeing more focus as more designers realize that a perfect font, together with good graphics, can improve a digital project. Since the beginning of 2014, many new...

How to Use Color Filters for Fantastic Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  August 20, 2014
How to Use Color Filters for Fantastic Website Designs

Who would have thought that such simple instruments as color and gradient can catalyze creativity and enormously enhance the website’s aesthetics in the modern world of advanced effects and intricate styles? Modern web designers prove that working a color filter effect can naturally emphasize refined illustrations, sophisticated graphics and spectacular photo...

15 Contact Pages Showcasing Great User Experience

Paula Borowska  •  Inspiration  •  August 18, 2014
15 Contact Pages Showcasing Great User Experience

When it comes to contact pages, they should have a wonderful user experience. Contact pages are the gateway to getting people to, well, contact you. If the page is not informative nor inviting it will be hard for a potential client, user or whomever to get in touch and spark an opportunity. This is a collection of 15 great contact pages that have delightful user experiences....

Using Nesting Styles in Preprocessors

David East  •  Coding  •  August 15, 2014
Using Nesting Styles in Preprocessors

Nesting styles are one of the core features of CSS preprocessors. While the concept is simple, there are a few things to be aware of. In this video, we’ll go over the basics of nesting and how to incorporate combining classes as well as pseudo-classes. We’ll do all of this while sprinkling in some best practices along the way. The tutorial explains how to set...

Hot Social Design Patterns for Mobile

Chris Bank  •  Design, UX Design  •  August 14, 2014
Hot Social Design Patterns for Mobile

A Deeper Look At Patterns Designed By The Hottest Apps Today In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of social design patterns and details examples from some of the hottest mobile apps today – more examples of these patterns and over 45 additional mobile design patterns are covered in detail in UXPin’s free e-book, Mobile UI...