10 Best Social Networks for Designers

10 Best Social Networks for Designers

Our success in this world is highly determined by connections we make and value we create. Social networks are making this whole process of networking and meeting like-minded people easier by providing digital space where people can express themselves and have meaningful conversations. Designers always want to get feedback, seek for inspiration and generally meet other designers.

Today I am sharing my research on 10 best social networks for designers. You will find some old school social platforms like DeviantArt and glorified Dribbble but also some growing and promising communities.

30 Amazing Portfolio Designs

30 Amazing Portfolio Designs

There are hundred of thousand programmers, designers, writers and even developers in every continent. Sometimes it is hard to compete with other professionals, especially when you are a freelancer.

But somehow you need to find a ways to attract customers. One of the way is to create a portfolio website. The key is to make the personal portfolio website as unique and eye catching as possible to make the customer find you and check your work examples.

Since there are already so many websites available for the users to surf, it is crucial to create a personal website in such a way that it stands out in the crowd and states its purpose beautifully. To achieve these ends it is not easy to come up with very different ideas but inspiration, motivation and ingenuity can lead the way to bright results with potential of infinite positive possibilities.

Freebies For Designers Week No. 18

Freebies For Designers Week No. 18

Freebies for designers is a series where we regularly post some great, super useful freebies on a weekly basis. In our weekly collection we will be sharing all types of stuff including mockups, templates, icons and much more. Here is a collection of 15 freebies for this week.

20 Books for Designers to Read in 2015

20 Books for Designers to Read in 2015

Never ending learning is a mindset all the successful individuals have adopted. Design is a complex field that takes years to understand and master. It is no way a separate field and includes many different topics great designers need to dig in, just to mention some, you will definitely need to learn about design history, human behavior, psychology, business and more.

There are many great books out there that will help you to become a better designer and build better products for our world. In this compilation I’ve gathered some great books including classics like “Don’t make me think” by Steve Krug and some new promising pieces published just couple of months ago. Let the 2015 begins with some fresh knowledge.

30 Websites Utilizing Fullscreen Homepage Video

30 Websites Utilizing Fullscreen Homepage Video

It used to be that videos would have taken 20-30 minutes to fully stream over dial-up Internet. But now people can browse YouTube and watch videos streaming from their phone with a 4G connection. This has paved the way for many video-integrated websites including fullscreen background videos.

In this gallery I’ve compiled a series of 30 brilliant websites featuring large homepage video backgrounds. Each layout is structured in a unique yet systematic way according to the video quality and color scheme. Fullscreen background video is a newer trend which has gained a lot of attention over recent years. Use this gallery for both design inspiration and generating cool new ideas in your own projects.

Freebies For Designers Week No. 17

Freebies For Designers Week No. 17

Freebies for designers is a series where we regularly post some great, super useful freebies on a weekly basis. In our weekly collection we will be sharing all types of stuff including mockups, templates, icons and much more. Here is a collection of 15 freebies for this week.

Freebies For Designers Week No. 16

Freebies For Designers Week No. 16

Freebies for designers is a series where we regularly post some great, super useful freebies on a weekly basis. In our weekly collection we will be sharing all types of stuff including mockups, templates, icons and much more. Here is a collection of 15 freebies for this week.