Besides that, web designers also able to create much more things and effects that normally we can’t think of. Here I found 9 great websites that tell you the possibilities of CSS3. From these links, we can know how far we can achieve with CSS3, as well as become a good resource for learning too. Read on to check them out.
When comes to presentation, normally we will rely on softwares like PowerPoint or Keynote. These are really useful tools, but for people who doesn’t have the softwares, we still can use free online tools like Google Doc’s Presentation. But now there is another new way of doing presentation slides which is by using web-based HTML entirely.
The benefit of HTML presentation slides is compatibility. People can view your slides by using their favorite browser. Here, I found 8 plugins and resources that you can actually use to create your HTML presentation. Kudos to the innovative creator for making those useful plugins. Check them out after the jump.
Texture and pattern has become one of the most commonly used elements in Web Design. If browsing through major web design galleries, you will found that many featured websites has really nice subtle textures and patterns in the design like body background or design elements. This small subtle textures might not really eye popping, but it makes your design richer in depth and much classier too. Recently I stumbled on this website called Subtle Patterns which has the growing collection of really nice subtle texture pattern!
The patterns in Subtle Patterns are high quality and tile-able too, ranging from fabric, leather to paper textures. You can download these goodies for free, by either download each pattern individually or download the Photoshop pattern file at the bottom of the page to use it directly in Photoshop. I think this website is really useful and will definitely use some of the patterns on the future design projects.
As a designer, we deal with types everyday and it is very natural that to look for free fonts on the web that is suitable for the design and brings out the right feeling. And with the modern web design, web fonts are getting more popular too. There are many ways and websites to look for free fonts but in this post, I will show you some tips and sites to look for quality free fonts and web fonts.
With these websites, you can find many free fonts quickly that might just suitable for your next project. Without further elaborating, please read on to check the sites out!
Cascading Style Sheets or more commonly known as CSS, is the language that describes the look and feel of a website. With CSS, web designers able to style a website creatively and it is the vital component in the front-end web development. It is the must learn language for web designers or people who wants to make websites. But CSS is not easy.
Fortunately there are a lot of free online resources that are accessible to everyone to read and learn. So in this article, I will share with you all 7 resources to learn understand the function and tricks of CSS. I think all the links introduced in this article will benefit not just beginners but also web professionals as well!
Few more days to go which marks the end of the brilliant year of 2010. It’s been an exciting year for the world of Web Design and the social web, a lot of new ideas, great designs, resources and tutorials that we all can collect and learn. There are a lot of “best of” roundups from various blogs and here I put up all together in a post for easy reference.
I categorize the best of roundups into 8 big categories which consist of best free fonts, best jQuery plugins, best tutorials and more. Well continue reading to check them out!
As a Web Designer, Adobe Photoshop is a superb tool for designing websites and many other designs as well, and it becomes one of the designer’s must know arsenal. In the current Web scene, there are many resources that being provided free of charge or labeled as open source. Well same goes to Photoshop and graphic resources. I found 10 websites that dedicated to provide quality free Photoshop (PSD) as well as graphic resources, and would like to share to the readers in this post.
These websites provides a wide range of resources, from UI elements to templates, and even textures and vectors. Everyone can download the files for free and use it wisely. I think it’s a great resources for learning Photoshop as well. Actually who doesn’t like free stuff? Read on to find out the 10 websites!
There’s a great demand on stock photographs and there are tonnes of stock image websites that you can download the free stock images and photos or by subscription. Using some stock photos might lead you to a cliche designs, but stock photos also can be very useful and assist in producing desired results. Introducing Sozaing, a website that provides quality free stock images that can be used on commercial projects. Brilliant!
At Sozaing, all the photo resources are free, and need no registration to download the photos (thanks). If you found the photos that you would like to download, just click the big download button, circled in as shown in the picture below in this article. Once click, the photos will be downloaded immediately.
When becoming a web designer, sometimes we will need to design newsletter for clients or ourselves to promote and inform customers and subscribers about the latest news and get in touch with them. When designing and coding newsletter, there are quite a few things that we need to take a look to in order to create a perfect and good looking newsletter.
One remarkable characteristics of newsletter design is that it is still only supported by using HTML Tables because many email clients still not as advanced as modern browsers nowadays. Besides, there are also unsupported CSS properties too. Below, I gathered few article links that teach essential tips and tricks when designing newsletter and would like to share with you all.
It’s been a while since I posted free resources. Today I present seigaiha seamless vector pattern that you can download for free!
For people who don’t know, seigaiha (青海波) it literally means the wave of blue sea. It’s a wavy pattern that consists of overlapping circles and only show half portion of the circle. It has its root back in ancient Chinese map depicting sea wave and pattern on Japanese apparel. Below is the preview of the seigaiha pattern. It contain two styles.