How to Create Flat Styled Combo Box with Square UI (Part 1)

David East  •  jQuery, Tutorials  •  August 28, 2013
How to Create Flat Styled Combo Box with Square UI (Part 1)

Starting with a free version of a popular Designmodo user interface kit and free fonts, you can make a great looking and functioning combo box that is ready to use. In this video, developer David East uses Square UI and Adobe Photoshop to create a combo box in the flat design style. He explains each of the components and HTML elements needed to create a simple and stunning...

Cosmopolitan Touch – Website Designs featuring Urban Landscapes

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  August 26, 2013
Cosmopolitan Touch – Website Designs featuring Urban Landscapes

Recently we have showcased a collection of remarkable landscape themed website designs that leverage awe-inspiring outdoor images filled with purity and originality of a Mother Nature. Nevertheless, an organic vibe inherent in such embellishments doesn’t work out with every solution. For example, photos of mighty skyscrapers, business centers, breathtaking settings and...

Dynamic and Vivid Sport-related Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  August 23, 2013
Dynamic and Vivid Sport-related Website Designs

Sport websites definitely fall into special category. They aren’t frequent participants of famous online website designs galleries and they certainly won’t fascinate you with eye-popping illustrations, shocking adornments or complicated animations. As a rule, having content heavy layouts they prefer to leverage all the power of visual impact, conveying positive and...

Pros and Cons of Flat Design

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Website Design  •  August 20, 2013
Pros and Cons of Flat Design

There’s not denying that flat design is the big thing in design these days. It’s everywhere. And not just flat design, but now with almost flat design as well. The arguments about the validity and application of the style are raging. The super-trendy design style elicits an opinion from almost everyone. So let’s take a step back and look at both sides of the...

Impressive Mobile App Interfaces Enriched with Textures

Nataly Birch  •  Apps Examples, Inspiration  •  August 19, 2013
Impressive Mobile App Interfaces Enriched with Textures

When it comes to mobile app interfaces, textures as well as patterns are incredibly versatile tools. They serve various purposes: Add depth and richness to design; recreate true-to-life effects; highlight key elements; visually break up content into various functional divisions; provide sharp contrast between background and foreground elements; maintain brand...

How to Make Custom Flat Styled Google Maps with jQuery and Flat UI

David East  •  jQuery, Tutorials  •  August 15, 2013
How to Make Custom Flat Styled Google Maps with jQuery and Flat UI

Designers who use Designmodo user interface kits already know they can create a variety of designs with these speciality tools. In this video, developer David East uses Flat UI and Google Maps to create custom maps that feature a flat style, using using Google’s styled maps tools. In addition, he explains how to link your final product into the Designmodo affiliate...

Dominating Bold Type in Website Design: New Examples

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  August 14, 2013
Dominating Bold Type in Website Design: New Examples

What makes great website design great? Your answer will definitely vary: advanced animations, spectacular captivating photos, uncommon video intros, high-detailed artistic illustrations, flawless execution of popular styles, creative solutions and much more – all these aspects depend on kind and purpose of website itself, but there is undoubtedly one thing that you find in...

Summer Discounts for Bestselling Products on Designmodo: 40% OFF!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  August 13, 2013
Summer Discounts for Bestselling Products on Designmodo: 40% OFF!

We have decided to run an unprecedented end-of-summer promotional – a discount coupon for 20%-40% off Designmodo’s bestselling products. We would like everyone to try our products, and help you create new projects. For one week, you will be able to buy a developer’s license for our three flagship products: Flat UI Pro, Square UI and The Bricks UI, at the reduced...

The Ultimate UX Design of: Responsive Web Design Navigation

Marcin Treder  •  Design, Responsive Design, UX Design  •  August 12, 2013
The Ultimate UX Design of: Responsive Web Design Navigation

In this series Marcin Treder of UXPin – The UX Design App explains how to design the User Experience of the most important ingredients of web and mobile apps. Step-by-step tutorials and examples from the most important services in the world will help you in your own, everyday practice. Responsive Web Design – Current state of affairs Three years have passed since Ethan...

Ornamental Nature – Websites featuring Handwritten Fonts

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  August 9, 2013
Ornamental Nature – Websites featuring Handwritten Fonts

Hand drawn typography is no longer associated with doodles in average school workbook; it has firmly entrenched in print, graphic and web designs. Among all variety of adorned fonts that give opportunity not only represent content in the best light, but also play as a decorative tool – it is definitely undisputed leader. Unlike most of types, hand-style lettering looks...