Web Design Archive

Website Design Showcase of 21 Popular Brands

The following 21 sites are very inspirational and are high in quality. Many of these companies were very successful before the website boom, but their websites no doubt help them to ensure continued success..

Letter from a Coder to a (Bad) Designer

“It’s not needed  for a designer to be an expert at coding but it is important to know the basics.  By knowing the basics you can make the workflow between different parts of the project more efficient.  When a designer (that doesn’t code) at least has the coder in mind he/she designs differently, utilizing creativity,

Freebie: 65+ Smashing PSD Files on DeviantArt

Carefully chosen by the good folks at Metamags.com, here are 65+ PSD (Photoshop Document) files from DeviantArt.  They will surely be an inspiration to you as well as enhance any  project you are working on. Good luck and enjoy!

[Designers] Are You Selling Yourself Short?

…”Your clients want to know if you’re the best person for the job. Your blog readers want to know if you really have the smarts to give them advice. Your social media “friends” want you to prove that you’re interesting, funny, worth their time. With all those people constantly questioning your authority, it’s only natural

Freebie: 50 Free UI and Web Design Wireframing Kits, Resources and Source Files

“This article focuses on actual wireframing tools and standalone applications, as well as resources that you’ll need to build your own wireframe: wireframing kits, browser windows, form elements, grids, Mac OS X elements, mobile elements, which you’ll use in any typical graphics editor such as Photoshop or Illustrator”…

11 Common Web Design Mistakes (Blunders)

“Building a website can be daunting but the real challenge lies in making it usable. The problem is most web designers forget that the website wasn’t created for themselves but to solve the users’ needs” …

11 Absolutely Necessary Web-Based Tools for a Freelance Web Designer

“The following tools (or other tools with equivalent functionality), in my opinion, are some of the most essential components needed to run a streamlined, successful, and professional web operation. In addition, as the title implies, these tools can and should be used by any freelance web designer looking to take their operation to the next

50 Free Social Twitter Resources and Icon Sets

With Twitter being the latest craze, we could all use some birdie icons for our designs, no?  Enjoy! 🙂

10 Web Design Don’ts (for the Graphic Designer)

Brian from Fashcashdesign.com offered 10 great tips for web designers that we are glad to share with you :

Freebie: 3 Sets of Brushes

Our freebie today consists of 3 sets of brushes created by artists Rozairo, IHEA, and Coby17…   Enjoy!