Top Tools and Resources to Have in Your Toolbox in 2017

We’re all guilty of procrastination from time to time. Did you put off a website project for longer than usual? Then it's a high time you get started on it, but you are still on the verge of putting it off again. The reason? It’s not that you’re lazy. It’s simply a matter of not being comfortable with the tools you have. Taking on the project in question is going to take plenty of time and effort. You’re still harboring…...

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10 Awesome Parallax Scrolling Sites

Parallax scrolling is not just for Moon Patrol anymore.  Well, I guess it hasn’t been for a while, but there’s been an increasing number of websites popping up across the interwebs over the past few years that feature parallax scrolling. For those of you who are not familiar with parallax scrolling, it is a technique where various layers of images are all moving at a different rate. Video games often use parallax scrolling technique to create depth by moving multiple layers…...

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10 Awesome Websites With Full-Screen Background Images

When it comes to web design, simplicity and visual stimulation is what we like, and even though it is a very difficult to balance these two, there are some website designs that pull it off. One of the easiest ways to do so is by featuring a full-screen background image on your site. Accomplishing this is easy, with slider plugins or a little bit of HTML and CSS, plus some jQuery for the effects, but you must also take into…...

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12 Awesome Websites With Earthy Tones

I recently met with two new clients to discuss the development of their websites.  I typically like to see if there are any specific colors they’d like to use, along with any preferences they may have towards layout and content.  I was quite surprised to hear both of them tell me they liked, “earthy tones”.  I couldn’t say I’d ever heard an earthy tone color combination, but it wasn’t too difficult to get an idea of what they were thinking. …...

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20+ Creative Vectors For Design Inspiration

Vector graphics represent the use of polygons to create images in computer graphics. These are based on vectors, made of different control points or nodes. Each of these points has a definite position on the XY axis of a work plane and determines the direction of the path. The path can have a stroke color, shape, curve, thickness, and fill. By creating vector graphics we can create beautiful digital art and design projects which can be resized as we please, without losing their quality. Vector graphics are…...

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Top 20 Color Application Photoshop Tutorials

Picking the right colors for your design is crucial. Some colors work really well together, whilst others don't. Using the right colors to apply to your designs can go a long way. Here is my compilation of 20 top color application Photoshop tutorials. These Photoshop tutorials are very well structured and informative and will guide you through an easy to follow step by step process. They're perfect for beginner designers, so check them out!  Want more? Check out these Instagram-like filter…...

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10 Useful Small Business and Startup WordPress Themes

Most web designer’s clients work in a highly competitive world. This is especially true for small businesses and startups. On a daily basis, they are trying to solidify their presence in their given niches. As an ultimate goal, they strive to stand out from the competition. For this, they need to have award-winning websites. Only like this, they will be able to advertise and promote their goods or services in a proper way. Determining the content for a website is…...

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10 Forums Web Designers Must Know About

There are loads of forums on the internet today, ranging from about every kind of niche you can think of, many forums of which are to do with web design / graphic design. Some stand out, and others don't. We decided to make things easier for you and search for the best forums for web designers. What makes a forum great in our opinion is: Having a great, friendly and knowledgeable community. The users need to be active (sign on…...

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20 Inspiring Grid-Based Website Designs

Grid-based websites are getting more and more popular these days and personally, it's a web design trend that we love! The grid-based website design trend has gained serious popularity and works well especially for responsive layouts. This type of website design is also popular among portfolios. We've selected 20 creative grid-based website designs to inspire you in creating awesome designs. What do you think about the grid websites design trend? Do you like it? Let us know in the comment…...

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24 Creative And Effective Book Cover Designs

"Never judge a book by its cover" is the way the saying goes. But the cover is the image in front of the content that attracts readers in the first place. We have compiled a list of 24 book cover designs that will grab your attention instantly. Some of them are extremely simple, and some are a little more complex. But it just goes to show, it doesn't take a heavy design to attract a reader, it just takes a good…...

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