Freebies For Designers Week No. 3

Freebies For Designers Week No. 3

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.

iOS7 Tab Bar Designs for iPhone App UI Inspiration

iOS7 Tab Bar Designs for iPhone App UI Inspiration

To help app designers with their own tab bars I’ve collected a panoply of examples ranging the full gamut of interfaces.Since the iPhone’s original inception there have been plenty of apps using tab bars with some very unique icon designs. The release of iOS 7 ushered into a new era where all graphics have been changed over to flat colors with thin line icons. It seems to be Apple’s newest UI style pending the release of OS X Yosemite following by iOS 8.

To help app designers with their own tab bars I’ve collected a panoply of examples ranging the full gamut of interfaces. There’s icons and tab designs in here for every type of iOS application. Whether you’re just getting started or need some fresh ideas for your next iOS app – this post will surely have a little something for everybody.

Freebies For Designers Week No. 2

Freebies For Designers Week No. 2

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 Free Retro Photoshop Tutorials

20 Free Retro Photoshop Tutorials

Instagram has brought retro effects back and made vintage look cool again. Photoshop is an amazing tool letting you go back in time and recreate the nostalgic looking design artworks.

Today I have collected 20 beautiful Photoshop tutorials showing you the techniques and tricks creating retro graphics and vintage effects. Starting with beautiful typography tutorials and finishing with appealing photo effects you will definitely learn new Photoshop skills and have much fun.

Freebies For Designers Week No. 1

Freebies For Designers Week No. 1

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.

25 Audio Player Interfaces for Mobile Apps and Desktop Programs

25 Audio Player Interfaces for Mobile Apps and Desktop Programs

Our modern era of technology is fast and efficient. Streaming MP3 music has never been easier with the advancement of countless websites and social networks. Mobile applications also come into the picture with support from many audio streaming services. But how would any of these services function without a clean audio player UI?

This gallery features some creative music players for desktop software and mobile apps. If you plan to design your own interface then these examples are perfect to help with brainstorming. As time goes on music player will surely get cleaner and even simpler to use. See what talented designers have already created and try to push the boundaries even further.

32 Simplistic Line Icons for UI Design Inspiration

32 Simplistic Line Icons for UI Design Inspiration

The newer iOS software comes with a redesigned interface for iPhones and iPads. The familiar tab bar icons are now typically replaced by smaller line icons – often very thin yet easy to interpret based on the design style. Line icons have grown to encompass website layouts and other types of interfaces.

This gallery includes a large set of line icon designs created for digital interfaces. Some of these are freebie icon sets that you can download and use in creative projects. Others are just design examples you can use for inspiration and research to further understand this trend.

10 Useful Sass Mixins for Modern Developer

10 Useful Sass Mixins for Modern Developer

Sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world. I’ve been using Sass for quite sometime and found out that mixins are something any front-end developer would enjoy and take advantage of saving time and being more efficient.

A mixin lets you make groups of CSS declarations that you want to reuse throughout your site. You can even pass in values to make your mixin more flexible.
It save quite a lot of time and helps developers ensuring that the code is not redundant and organized nicely.

I recommend using Compass as they have many built in mixins that simplify developers work.

30 Freebie PSDs for Music Player Interfaces

30 Freebie PSDs for Music Player Interfaces

Digital mp3 players are much more common nowadays on more devices containing tremendous amounts of storage space. Aside from the typical iPod-style music device there are many websites and 3rd party mobile apps which offer a unique audio player experience. Designers and developers are constantly working to make better interfaces which are easy and fun to use.

To get started with your own audio player it may help to check out some designs already available online. This gallery contains 30 free music player interfaces as PSD graphics. You can download and play around with any of these freebies and even customize them for your own ideas. This is an excellent way to learn more about Photoshop and the general concepts behind GUI design.