15 Abstract Vectors For Design Inspiration

Recently we published a post called 14 inspirational vectors for the average web designer. It was a success, so I decided to make another compilation of 15 abstract vector designs. Vector Art can take weeks, if not months to create. Its like designers treasure. If you want to add your own vector design to the next collection, drop us a comment below linking to your vector. This abstract vector design also comes with some freebies! You can download Trees, starts…...

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Interview With Josh Tilton From Grip Creative

Today I have interview an amazing web designer called Josh Tilton. Josh owns his own web design company called Grip Creative. Some of his work is outstanding, and his weblog design is on many different web galleries across the internet. If you have any other questions for Josh, feel free to drop a comment and he might just answer! How Did You Get Into Web / Graphic Design? I started getting into graphic design when my parents bought my brother…...

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10 Reasons Why It Sucks To Be A Freelancer

Previously on WebDesignDev we posted an article that featured 10 reasons why it rocks to be a freelancer. Today we have laid out the negatives and put on the table 10 reasons why it sucks to be a freelancer. Every job including freelancing has its ups and downs, so I think 10 positives and 10 negatives about the job sums it up correctly. Cross Browser Compatibility Can Be A Pain When freelancers are asked to design for all browsers, this…...

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20 Creative Green Logos

I have compiled a nice collection of 20 creative green logos, straight from logosauce. Using the colour green in your logo you can symbolize that it's fresh, new, and occasionally environmental / eco friendly. Have a look through the logos below, and if you find any others on logosauce that look absuloutly smashing, then drop us a comment. (Click each one of these green logos to view its logosauce page where you can view it larger).  This vibrant, green logo…...

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Top 30 Photoshop Button And Interface Tutorials

Every website requires some sort of navigation / interface. Here I have compiled together a list of 30 outstanding Button And Interface Tutorials created using Photoshop. You could use some of these for inspiration, or follow them and use it on your website. Now I have layed this post out a little bit different. Basically, if you like what you see, click on it and it will take you to the tutorial on how to create it. This simple Photoshop…...

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10 Reasons Why It Rocks To Be A Freelancer

Being a freelancer has its ups and downs. Myself and Mike have been working hard on this list of 10 reasons why it rocks to be a freelancer. If you are seriously considering switching from a day job to freelance, this post is well worth a read. If you can think of any more reasons why being a freelancer rocks, then feel free to drop them in a comment. You set your own hours Being a freelancer means that you…...

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How To Display Your Last Tweet Using Javascript And The Twitter API

The other day I was working on a small project of mine, and it doesn't use a content management system such as Wordpress or Joomla. It's just all html and css to style the pages. So I wanted to display my last tweet from twitter, and jazz it up using css. Now when people usually want to display their last tweet, and are running wordpress, they usually just install a plugin to do it for them. Now remember my site…...

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30 Creative Business Card Designs

I have compiled together a collection of 30 creative business card designs that will blow your mind away. These creative business card designs think miles outside the box. Hopefully you will get some ideas, and maybe have a go at redesigning your own business card. Feel free to drop us a comment with your business card design. This is a beautiful business card design which shows great attention to detail. The stamp element is a nice touch, also the brown…...

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14 Ways A Web Designer Can Make More Money

Being a web designer doesn't necessarily mean that you need to make money just via web design. There are plenty of ways a Web Designer can make money these days. Myself and Andy have been working hard finding out ways web designers can make money. We have got 14 different ways web designers can make money online. If you can think of any more, then please feel free to drop in a comment. (Icon By Dapino Colada) Blog About Web…...

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10 Web Tools All Great Web Designers Should Use

Web applications are becoming more and more used as time goes on. Heck, even browsers are being designed around them (Chrome). I have put together a nice list of 10 web tools all great web designers / freelancers should use. These 10 web tools are outstanding, and can really help web designers, as well as reduce the time they need to sort things out, leaving more time to design. Freshbooks Freshbooks is an online application that allows web designers / freelancers…...

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