Examples of Web Designs Featuring Big Website Menus

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  January 13, 2014
Examples of Web Designs Featuring Big Website Menus

Navigation is a highly complex concept and of course, an integral component of every web project. Being some kind of a gateway into main sections, basically it is a list of links that is responsible for a comfortable and handy existence of your users on a website. It is able to pleasantly display the whole structure and information hierarchy without providing even tiny...

Photoshop Plugins you Won’t be Able to Live Without

Paula Borowska  •  Resources  •  January 9, 2014
Photoshop Plugins you Won’t be Able to Live Without

To help make 2014 the most awesome year for you yet, here is a collection of amazing Photoshop plugins for you. I’m not saying you should download them all as they do a variety of things but browse through these to find some cool and, most importantly, time saving plugins to help you be that much more productive. You’ve got the start this year right and the best way to do...

Great Web Design Conferences to Attend in 2014

Christian Vasile  •  Design  •  January 8, 2014
Great Web Design Conferences to Attend in 2014

With 2013 being over now, we can look forward to an amazing 2014 which will be surely filled with amazing conferences on topics that interest us such as design, user experience, programming, social media and so on. The design industry gets bigger and bigger and these conferences and trainings are amazing ways not only to learn a lot, but also to network with others. I thought...

Tips on Using White Backgrounds in Website Design

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  January 7, 2014
Tips on Using White Backgrounds in Website Design

It seems like everyone is using a white background these days. Gone are the dark and patterns that have been a big part of the design process for a while. And while using a white background may seem like the easiest and most safe path to a clean design, that is not always the case. White backgrounds need to work with both your text and image choices. White backgrounds need to...

Flat UI Pro Tutorial: How To Use LESS in the Creation of a Custom Mailbox

David East  •  Tutorials  •  January 6, 2014
Flat UI Pro Tutorial: How To Use LESS in the Creation of a Custom Mailbox

David East is back with another great video tutorial using components from Designmodo’s Flat UI Pro. In this video, he takes you step-by-step through the process of using LESS and HTML to create a custom mailbox section of a mail application. In this video tutorial, you use components from Flat UI Pro and the steps from the previous videos in the Flat UI Tutorial series to...

Useful Typography Tutorials to Enhance your Skills

Christian Vasile  •  Resources  •  January 3, 2014
Useful Typography Tutorials to Enhance your Skills

Typography is one of the most important elements of a design, if not the most important. Content can be put in focus by many elements or design laws, but if it is not readable, there is no way users will engage in reading it. In our era filled with distractions only one click away, users need to make an effort to stay focused on reading something, especially if it’s a long...

Great New Year Competition – Win One License of Startup Framework!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  December 30, 2013
Great New Year Competition – Win One License of Startup Framework!

After the New Year, many of you will start new projects or continue developing your start-ups. At Designmodo, we try to support new, fresh ideas and projects, and New Year’s Eve will mark the start of a competition granting one Startup Framework license for a project submitted by one of our readers. Our main desire is to give this product to a person passionate for the...

The Year on Designmodo: Best Articles, Freebies and Products

Adrian  •  Design  •  December 27, 2013
The Year on Designmodo: Best Articles, Freebies and Products

In 2013, several important web design and development techniques emerged. Here at Designmodo, we work to publish only the best articles and resources, and we’ve decided to prepare a list of the top articles and resources for 2013 on Designmodo. Of course, many topics remained uncovered, and we hope to guide design in right direction in the coming year. In 2013, 17,800,000...

Startup Design Framework: Presentation Sources (PSD)

Adrian  •  Freebies, Resources  •  December 23, 2013
Startup Design Framework: Presentation Sources (PSD)

We thought it would be a good idea to give people the PSD file with the presentation. A lot of designers would be interested in looking at the source and maybe find something new for themselves, also find out what the presentation inside looks like. Make sure to share this PSD with your friends. We’ll really appreciate...

Using Space to Create a Simple and Effective Design

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  December 23, 2013
Using Space to Create a Simple and Effective Design

Sometimes the most effective design technique involves nothing at all. And it is quite intentional. Space can be one of the greatest tools in your design kit. It can make text easier to read, bring focus to certain parts of the design and help create an overall mood or feel. Here, we will look at some great uses of space and how they contribute to both simple and effectively...