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...

Flat UI Pro 1.2.3 Released

Adrian  •  Coding, Design  •  December 20, 2013
Flat UI Pro 1.2.3 Released

Today, we have updated Flat UI Pro to version 1.2.3. We have fixed a few bugs, and we’ve taken into account your suggestions on how to improve the framework. All those who have bought Flat UI Pro get updates for free. To download an update, log in to your account and download the archive containing the new release. List of changes in Flat UI Pro 1.2.3: Background and...

Startup Design Framework

Adrian  •  Shop  •  December 16, 2013
Startup Design Framework

Startup Design Framework contains components and complex blocks (PSD+HTML) which can easily be integrated into almost any design. All of these components are made in the same style, and can easily be integrated into projects, allowing you to create hundreds of solutions for your future projects. What even better is the package includes 25 ready-to-use start-up design samples....

Websites Featuring Flat Illustrations – Best Examples

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  December 13, 2013
Websites Featuring Flat Illustrations – Best Examples

Although the year draws to a close, the flat style is still at the peak of its popularity, and is unlikely to leave us the next year. We have featured numerous informative articles regarding to this topic starting from Flat Design and Color Trends and ending up with helpful tutorials of how to master it, yet there is still a small loophole that we have missed – website...

Using Square Blocks in Web Design

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  December 12, 2013
Using Square Blocks in Web Design

There are so many different things that come to mind when you take a look at the examples below in terms of how or why they use square – or rectangular – elements. To just list a few some are utilized for alignment, organization, decoration or juxtaposition between circular and boxed elements on the page. There are many ways and reasons go ahead and use squares in a...