20 Simple But Professional Grayscale Logos

When designing a logo, I always design in grayscale, and then move on to adding color. This is because a logo doesn't need to rely on color to make it stand out from the crowd. The most important bit is that it looks good in all colors, including black and white. Here is my compiled showcase of grayscale logos that look very professional, but have a very simplistic design. Let me know what one you think is the best, and…...

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The Top 10 Web Applications For Web Designers In 2009

Web Apps are hitting the internet by storm. There are so many around on the internet, running on many different frameworks. I have compiled a list of the top 10 web apps for web designers in 2009. They are ranked descending, so its saving the best until last. Remember that this is WebDesignDev's opinion about what apps are the top 10. If you think another app should be number one, then we would love to hear it in a comment.…...

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15 Places To Download Free Photoshop Brushes

Brushes are probably the most useful thing when designing in Photoshop. There are so many sites that list free brushes for your to download, but many of them are, well, rubbish. I have compiled a list of 15 websites that list quality free Photoshop brushes. Let me know what free brush site you like best. I think my favorite is either Brusheezy, FBrushes or PFB. Also if you have found any other top notch free Photoshop brush sites, then please…...

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Download Free Fonts – 15 Great Websites For Free Font Download

There are so many different websites on the internet that let you download free fonts for your use on your PC, Mac or Linux operating system. I have put together a list of the 15 websites I think offer the best free fonts downloads. Plus these sites are all very easy to use. If you have found any other free font download websites that you think should be on the list, or if you have any online free font tools…...

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Top 20 Design Inspiration Galleries

I use web galleries all the time when I'm stuck for an idea. Its not copying, its just design inspiration, and there are so many juicy sites out there that showcase great designs. I have put together a nice tidy list of 20 Design Inspiration Galleries I visit the most to get design inspiration when I'm clueless for ideas. Included in the compilation are a mixture of galleries that showcase beautiful websites, logos, illustrations, fonts and vectors. Please feel free to…...

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Design Inspiration For Bonfire Night

Today, 5th November is bonfire night, or firework night as some people call it. So I have compiled a nice little inspirational showcase filled with logos, vector artwork and website designs. Which one is your favorite, and what one don't you like? If you want to add to this design inspiration for bonfire night showcase, or just want to tell us what you are up to for bonfire night / fireworks night, feel free to drop us a comment. Charles…...

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20 Top Photoshop Icon Design Tutorials

Icons can spice up a website and make it look that extra bit special. I have compiled a list of 20 icon design tutorials from many different websites that teach you how to create icons in Adobe Photoshop. There is a great selection of icon tutorials listed here, for beginners and also advanced Photoshop users. If you want to add to the list with an icon tutorial you have found online that you find useful, feel free to drop us…...

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20 eCommerce Add To Cart Buttons For Your Inspiration

Have you ever gone to an eCommerce website, and thought WOW that buttons nice? Its probably happened to most of us, so that's why I have compiled a showcase of 20 eCommerce add to cart buttons that have that special wow factor. If you have found any other beautiful add to cart buttons used on any eCommerce website, please feel free to share it with us and the WebDesignDev community by leaving a comment. Tres Amigos This hand-stitched add to cart button…...

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20 Beautiful Examples Of Creative Text Used In Advertising

A few months ago, I wrote a post titled 30 Creative Adverts For Your Inspiration. This time I have taken it to the next level, and compiled a showcase of creative text used in advertising. Some adverts here must have had a lot of thought put into creating them. Which ones do you like best? If you know of any other adverts that use creative text in them, then please feel free to drop in a comment so us and…...

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26 Light Website Designs That Work Well

At the beginning of the month, we posted an article titled 26 dark website designs that work well. Here is the second part of the showcase with 26 light website designs that work well. There are some wonderful and simply smashing designs here. Let me know what one you like best! Also if you want to add any to the next list, or have any you just want to share with the WebDesignDev community, then please feel free to drop…...

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