Nothing says modern web design quite like CSS-only animation. Just a decade ago this seemed like a common pipe dream. But thanks to some whizzes over at the W3C the world is now a better place with CSS-animated page elements.
Below I’ve put together a huge gallery of 40+ open source CSS3 animation codes. Both developers and designers can benefit greatly from this collection.
All of these snippets are built to run in CSS3-compliant browsers using transitions and keyframes. Take a look over these code samples to see if you can implement any of them into your own web design work.
Remote collaboration with clients or with remote team members can be a pain. There are two main options, email or Skype. But we all know that it takes time and choosing between Reply and Reply All is sometimes complicated and some won’t be able to keep up with all the discussion.
Sure, you can email files around, but that quickly gets messy, and can make it hard to keep track of which is the current version. It’s enough only two or three team members to make changes at the same time and it can become a nightmare. It means these two options not the best options for the small or large team and freelance designers.
There are collaboration tools, from concept drafting, prototyping and management to working on mock-ups. I’ve also included some visual feedback tools.
From banners to logos and video effects, the use of digital typography is broad and widespread. Modern designers have achieved brilliant digital typography because of the many examples for inspiration. I’ve seen hundreds of fantastic examples from minimalism to textures and every detailed style you could imagine.
In this gallery I’ve put together a large collection of digital typography examples. If you’re looking for new project ideas or concepts to practice this gallery will assuredly prove useful. The learning process begins with inchoate studies and reading material but continues with lots of practice. And no matter how good you are, there’s always going to be room for improvement. So keep at it and use these examples as measurements for your end result.
While designing websites, designers try to create the best design and try to compete with the latest websites trends. Infinite scroll is one of the aspect that is becoming very popular these days.
The reason behind the use of infinite scroll might be because of wide use of smart phones use so the webmasters make their lists vertically. Sometimes though, a site design uses a technique that is just right.
Today I want to show you 20 Examples of infinite scroll websites. Some of them tell wonderful stories and most of them are highly interactive.
We all know that good wireframes are the backbone of any software, mobile and web designing project. Wireframing lets designers to work out the basic navigation and layout structure before finally starting off with development of web applications, mobile applications or a software.
There are hundreds of wireframing tools in the market, some online, some desktop-based, some free, and some paid. In today’s list I collect 20 wireframing tools for designers. Hope you will find the right one for you!
Icon sets have grown into abundance all around the Internet. Icons have been commonly associated with ancillary extras used to spice up a website or software GUI. Many icons still behave in the same supportive manner, but they’ve expanded to mobile interfaces and even into the realm of app icons.
This gallery puts a direct focus on weather icons that prove useful in specific circumstances. You’ll find plenty of variety from boisterous to balmy icons and everything inbetween. There are detailed icons and thin minimalist alternatives. Plus I’ve added a few weather app icons for you mobile designers out there. Some of these icon sets are even free to download so keep your eyes out for freebies to see if they could benefit any project work.
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.
Today our author Justas Markus talks to the award winning freelancer Dalius Stuoka. Dalius is a 25 year old self-taught graphic designer from Lithuania. He specialises in logo design and corporate identity.
Various styles have been adapted over recent years pertaining to icon design. Websites and mobile apps utilize their fair share of icons to convey a much clearer meaning in regards to a user interface. Those with perspicacity recognise the importance of symbolic pictograms. But how do you decide on a theme among the many various styles to choose from?
Although there is no right answer to that question, I’d like to focus on one of the more obscure styles: circular icon design. The beauty of circle-themed icons is how they can break into other themes. Some icons may be more flat while others are more realistic. Any icon-set can become circular as long as the boundaries follow a rounded shape. And each example below is the epitome of design excellence!
How often do you need to update your portfolio website? Perhaps every couple of years or more? Although it may not be something all too common, there are lots of designers who wish to update their design style in a consistent manner. This requires tact, skill, patience, and quite a bit of free time.
Unfortunately not everyone has this kind of free time for designing custom portfolio layouts. To remedy this situation I’ve collected a series of 23 minimalist portfolio websites meant for any freelancer or studio. Whatever your creative field be it writing, web design, fine art, performance, or music, these portfolios are excellent for showcasing your work. If you need a fresh redesign or just wish to launch a crisp new portfolio, then one of these WordPress themes is certain to sweep you off your feet.