Month: May 2011

40 Beautiful Examples of Black & White Photography

Sometimes a picture can look way better without its vivid colors. Black and White photography brings out a different kind of vibe and mood in a picture. This concept is hard to explain but very easy to see. If you...

10 Great Productivity iPad Apps for Web Designers

With thousands of applications and gadgets dedicated to any and every task imaginable, it can be a daunting endeavor to wade through them all and find the ones useful to you and your particular niche. Not surprisingly, there are several...

15 fresh startups with great landing page designs

Welcome to the age of the online startup. Every day, multiple websites are created to announce a new startup and sadly, most of those pages look horrible. In order to attract the users you have to be able to provide...

30 Creative Free Hand-Drawn Icon Sets

Forget about the regular web 2.0 shiny, glossy, and gradients like icons. You gotta stay unique, and these icons will help you achieve that goal! Hand drawn icons are a great way to spice up your website and showcase a playful...

60 User Interface Calendar Inspirations and Downloads

Welcome to the official calendar apocalypse! As humans we often forget things easily, such as anniversaries. One thing I've learned form my experience is to never forget that date, because once you do your in deep water.  Apart from relationships we have...

Branding for Beginners: Where to Start

Strong brands stick around! According to a 2003 study by Business Week magazine, over 30 percent of the world’s leading brands were developed before 1900! Coca Cola (Founded in 1892) GE (Founded in 1876) Citibank (Founded 1812) HSBC (Founded 1865)...

How Web Designers Should Use Twitter (Properly)

As a freelance web designer, a main portion of your business activities must revolve around connecting with those who are most likely to buy your applications or become future clients. The best way to do this in today's interconnected online...

55 Striking Data Visualization and Infographic Poster Designs

Data visualizations, a.k.a Infographics, provide a great way to visualize a topic that would be hard to understand when reading. Infographics are present to us in media sources like magazines, television, books, posters, signs, and anything else that has complex information. For...