Image plays an important role in expressing mood and setting the tone for various designs. From the past, high quality stock images are really hard to come by but in recent years, more and more photographers are sharing their photographs for free and normally under Creative Commons Zero license, which means you can do anything you want with the images, including personal and commercial projects.
StockSnap is the best place on the internet to find beautiful free stock photos that does not require attribution. Hundreds of carefully picked high quality stock photos will be uploaded weekly by the site authors.
Happy New Year guys! 2014 has comes to an end and I wish everyone to have a great year 2015 ahead! As the tradition of this blog, every end of the year I will gather around the “best of” links around the web and put them into one post. This years I have gathered best links ranging from best design resources, identity redesigns, mobile apps to user experience and more.
Not only that, I also gathered a few post about trend prediction for year 2015. Continue reading this post to find out those links!
Here I present you the dotted map of United States of America (USA) in vector format that is free for download! Like the previous dotted world map, it comes with three different dot sizes: fine, medium and large to cater for different purpose and needs. This dotted USA map is based on the vector map from FreeVectorMaps.com
It comes with two vector file format: AI for Adobe Illustrator and EPS for other vector graphic programs. The map is totally free to download and you can use it for commercial works too! Continue reading to download the file.
With so many ways of connecting with your customers and readers, email newsletter is still one of the best, and the most relevant one. For example, a newsletter sign up for weekly news update from blog, or a newsletter containing your company’s latest promotions and offer to attract customers back.
In this article, you will find essential links to best newsletter designs, and also resources and guide to build a responsive, effective newsletter that just works. Without further ado, continue reading to find out those links!
Yup, in just a blink of an eye and now we are at the end of the year 2013. How was your year? Are you able to achieve your goal that you set, and learn the skills that you want to acquire? Well, surely for me it was a year with lots of ups and downs, happiness and sadness.
As usual, here I will dedicate this post, collecting all the “best of” articles from around the net that revolves around web design and development, from best free fonts and best tools of 2013. Continue read to find out more!
Today, I stumbled upon this cool new website Unsplash, where you can download high quality photos for free for whatever purpose you want. According to the site owner, the website will feature 10 news images every 10 days.
As time of writing, it has two sets of image, one is the natural scenery, another is the photos with Apple devices. I’m really looking forward to the future photo set releases, and I think it will be useful for everyone. Kudos to the creator and the contributors!
So Apple just announced the latest iOS named iOS7 that features a complete new design of the user interface and icon designs. Fast thinking designers from around the world already coming out with GUI and icon templates to share with others, so that we all can produce accurate template and icon designs in preparation for the iOS7.
In this post, I will share with you all the links where you can find these useful templates that can be downloaded for free. Please continue reading to find out the resources!
Web Designers need to learn a lot of things to become a well-rounded designer. Ranging from brushing up skills for web designing, web designers also have to learn to keep themselves up to date with latest coding skills, and also the best practices of creating the best user experience for the users when visiting the site or using the web app.
Fortunately, there are tonnes of great resources out there to aid especially the fresh designers along the way to become an experienced designer. Below, I’m going to introduce a couple of websites that are useful that covers many of the subjects that are related to web. Read on the find out!
When comes to finding color inspirations or searching for color schemes, there are two main resources: Adobe Kuler and also ColourLovers. Both are really essential for designers, to find the suitable colors, and also using the tools to create personal color schemes.
Coming to the year of 2013, according to Coliss.com, there are many other online color and color scheme tools as well. They are not as powerful as the two sites mentioned earlier, but certainly they will helpful in other ways. Please continue read on to check them out!
In recent web design trend, slider is one of the most commonly used interfaces. With slider, you can save a lot of space displaying similar contents and also make the website looks better. However, you might wondering is there any sliders that are responsive and still works in both desktop and mobile resolution? The answer is yes. In this post, I want to introduce 10 responsive sliders that you can use it for free.