20+ Examples of Web Application Interface Designs

Adrian  •  Inspiration  •  July 15, 2015
20+ Examples of Web Application Interface Designs

The increased penetration of internet usage has created huge dependency on it. This virtual entity has turned into a living world for us. As a result of this, radical changes are seemingly taking place in the web applications and influencing the way businesses are operated. There is a visible shift from old models to grid and cloud-based models. To match the pace, excellent...

16 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Resources  •  July 15, 2015
16 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos

Good images are a key part of putting together a great website. But finding images to use can sometimes be difficult. Your options are to take the photos yourself, buy images from a photographer or stock image site or to find images that are free and available for use. That’s what we are going to look at here today. There are a variety of places where you can find free...

20 Websites that Prove Gradients are Making a Comeback

Paula Borowska  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  July 15, 2015
20 Websites that Prove Gradients are Making a Comeback

The era of flat design is starting to come to an end, maybe not all together but bit by bit. The biggest evidence of this is the new, up and coming trend of gradients. They are much more subtle than the gradients we used to see in web 2.0 era or after. Let’s be honest, gradients are in again! I’ve curated a list of 20 new website designs that feature gradients in one form...

35+ Excellent jQuery Animation Techniques and Tutorials

Adrian  •  Resources, Scripts  •  July 13, 2015
35+ Excellent jQuery Animation Techniques and Tutorials

The coming of JavaScript and various web functioning libraries has made the work of interaction easier for any website. Those who are familiar with jQuery know how it helps us in creating jQuery animation. There are some jQuery tutorials and techniques. The power of jQuery helps the web developers to create some interesting user-interface works.  They are a branch of...

How to Export an Animated GIF using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects (Part 3)

Marta Berzina  •  Adobe Photoshop, Tutorials  •  July 13, 2015
How to Export an Animated GIF using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects (Part 3)

Animated GIF images are one of the most popular image types on the web. The process of making a design and animating it is a different story, but in today’s tutorial I’ll show you how to export an animated GIF. If you are interested I will make a tutorial about the process of making the bicycle design below for import into Adobe After Effects. Let me know in...

The Most Popular Keyboard Shortcuts for WordPress Users

Daniel Pintilie  •  WordPress  •  July 9, 2015
The Most Popular Keyboard Shortcuts for WordPress Users

Plenty of web designers and webmasters are passionate about gaming. Whether we admit it or not, every one of us needs recreational time, and a video game is a great way to have fun. On the other hand, some (yes, you may read it as all) video games are truly addictive, aren’t they? Luckily, every software solution has a set of useful shortcuts, including WordPress, the most...

The 4 Essential UX Documents Every Designer Needs

Jerry Cao  •  Design, UX Design  •  July 8, 2015
The 4 Essential UX Documents Every Designer Needs

When it comes to UX documentation, wireframes and prototypes are certainly among the most important. But that’s just the beginning. We’ve actually found four other documents to be extremely practical for everyday design. What sets these four apart is that they help designers understand the users, and that more than anything determines the design’s success. Photo credit:...

17 of the Best Sporting Websites & Apps

Ruaridh Currie  •  Apps Examples, Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  July 6, 2015
17 of the Best Sporting Websites & Apps

Over the last few years I’ve been fortunate enough to work on website & app design for some exciting sports brands. I’ve gotten to know the market pretty well and have spent considerable time researching sports websites & apps. During my research in the area of sports websites I discovered a great many EPL soccer sites, NFL and NBA sites all use the same style of...

4 Tips for Prototyping with Adobe Photoshop Artboards

Clark Wimberly  •  Adobe Photoshop, Tutorials  •  July 3, 2015
4 Tips for Prototyping with Adobe Photoshop Artboards

When Adobe added artboard support a couple of weeks ago, a good portion of the design community—myself included—just about saw their heads explode. If you can’t figure out why artboards are such a big deal, consider what they mean for the screen designer. Or, more accurately, the rise of the screen designer. Switching to a focus on screens in Photoshop makes for better...

Great Font Combinations You Need to Try

Vladimir Kudinov  •  Stories  •  July 1, 2015
Great Font Combinations You Need to Try

In flat and material design, we use more bare typography on web pages. And we need fonts to look nice in combination with each other. You’ve surely noticed the font trends. Each year a favorite font appears in design networks and flashes in all the projects on sites like Behance and Dribbble. At first it was Gotham, then Proxima and Avenir, and now we’ve returned to...