This is a huge collection of highly relevant and just published articles for web designers and developers. All the articles have been submitted by our readers and other blog owners over the last couple of days. You will find great inspiration for your designs, tools, giveaways, awesome photos, coding tips etc. Hope you will find useful resources below and help submitting good articles if you find some.
These valuable tips have been field tested and will help designers gain an edge that will help them win design contests on MycroBurst.
Tutorials can often be your greatest source of inspiration when trying to design that project you have been putting off. In this post, I have rounded up a collection of very useful Illustrator and Pho
One of the new elements of HTML5 is the canvas element which allows for dynamic scriptable rendering of 2D shapes and bitmap images. The canvas element has a drawable region that is defined in the HT
Adding the Social Media Icons to your blog is a great way to cross-promote your presence on other websites and blogs. Social bookmarking sites can go a long way to help you with link building.
A couple months ago we did an article called Really Dope Hip Hop Skateboard Graphics. Today we’re covering over 25 popular hip hop logos. (If you can think of any more feel free to mention them in t
This jQuery and CSS3 drop-down menu is one of the first of its kind to offer seamless integration with commonly used forms such as logins, user registration, password reset and even contact. Highly re
Clearing floats with “overflow: hidden” could be problematic in some circumstances. This article explains this problem along with a demonstration.
Hi guys, this time we are giving away 250 Die Cut Business Cards, thanks to the UPrinting.com folks. So a Big Thanks to them!!!
If you’re a freelancer that deals with clients, this post is definitely for you. Sometimes you deal with clients that just don’t understand the hard work and time it takes to create a design. They
We are excited to announce the first giveaway on this blog, thanks to DepositPhotos.com. They are offering three accounts loaded with free credit, worth 30$ each – for three lucky readers of Net-Kit
Most of the WordPress Theme Designers not interested in the business aspect of selling their themes, after all they are designer not a marketer.
Another month of thrilling photoshop contests has ended! We’ve collected the 50 highest scoring entries from the Pxleyes photoshop contests that were active during the month August 2010…
3D Fantasy Scenes always looks really cool. Whenever I look at these kind of scenes they amazed me so much that I could not stop my self from admiring them. Today I collected some of the most beautifu
Magnificent collection of autumn colors, Photos with Beautiful Girls.
In this post we have compiled list of 50 excellent fonts hand-picked from deviantART
In this Photo manipulation tutorial, you will learn how to create a dark surreal scene using few Photoshop techniques and a lot of stock images.
In this next post, we have come up with 27 Free Portfolio WordPress Themes for Designers and Photographers.
Steve Hanks is recognized as one of the best watercolor artists working today. The detail, color and realism of Steve Hanks’ paintings are unheard of in this difficult medium.
Hello everyone. Today in Webdesignshock we want to give you a brand new freebie, most complete photoshop Android wireframe set. It contains all interface elements for the android gui, (menus, tabs, bo
Showcase of 18 Surreal and Dreamlike Website Designs. Creatively put together, with unique design and function, these designs are out of this world and are quite different from your every day site.
A great free high quality Photoshop smoke brush which is available to be used within commercial non commercial design projects. This brush looks like a realistic smoke effect which is a great touch to
Today’s post its full of a very clever collection of logo designs which contain hidden symbolisms within the logo designs, at a quick glance I’m more than certain that you will be unable to identi
Stik WordPress theme comes loaded with plenty of amazing features, including inbuilt drop down menu that works automatically with up to 3 levels, nested comments support, gallery slider powered by jQu
Have you ever wondered what types of designers and design jobs there are “out there”? The big familiar disciplines are graphic design, web design, interior design and fashion design, but there are
In this article, we searched the best high-quality icons around so that you can use in your e-commerce projects.
Today is a very special day for FlashMint team, we are celebrating a 5 years anniversary! Our team has prepared an amazing Anniversary that includes 50 different templates that would cost you $2500 in
Competition between CMSs is obviously growing stronger in the Internet world. We have picked 5 features which we discovered using Joomla and found very useful.
Today, I’m going to show you how use brushes and Layer styles in Photoshop CS5 to create eye catching digital illustration. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!
Severin Sadjina, mainly a people, music, portrait, and concert photographer based in Trondheim, Norway. Severin is originally from Austria and he shoots great landscapes and action sport photos as wel
Flash websites are still very popular and they are getting more popular these days. Flash templates look really beautiful and they are very easy to manage. Flash CMS gives you the opportunity to build
iPad Web WordPress theme has 2 different widget areas and threaded comments, and also supports paged comments and has 2 different page templates for advanced usage. The control of images is done from
When I visit a website of an artist I’m not bothered how nice it looks, here are 3 points for Artists + Designers to bear in mind when working with each other!
When you can choose the correct Photoshop pattern you save a lot of time. This is a great Collection of free Photoshop patterns. enjoy!
Magento is the E-Commerce software platform, which enables you to build online stores, Web sites and powerful online applications. It is also simple to configure and easy to customize. I searched far
Decontextualization, as you may have guessed it, is the act of stripping something out of its context. Design is intrinsically tied to the context in which it was brought into existence; decontextuali
Canon has just announced their new PowerShot G12 with High Definition Video recording along with their HS (High Sensitivity) system for prominent photo quality while shooting under low light conditio
the human tendency to make systematic errors in certain circumstances based on cognitive factors rather than evidence
360 Panoramic photography makes it possible where photos taken from different angles are stitched together to get that complete view. Call it a bird’s view
or an aerial view, you would be surpri
So after asking everyone and seeing the responses, I decided to go one more step further with the Zen Cart Guide I have created.
Here in this article, we are going to include details of some of the best free website company resources where you can build your own blog free.
It is no surprise that photographers regularly use them in photographs, and we have collected just over 40 stunning photographs of bridges for you to enjoy and possibly be inspired by.
Since the new year is coming in a few months, we are showcasing calendars you can use as inspiration. The calendars featured in today’s post come in bold and bright colors which give off a very happ
Taylor David is a very talented illustrator from Toronto, Canada. Moreover, Taylor is truly versatile, being an artist, designer, actor, thinker, mentor, photographer and pirate, as he states
In this category we want to give you an advice to other great sites, where you can get a lot of very useful information, inspirations and materials. I collected 15 fantastic Photoshop tutorials, which
Everyone seemed to like our original set of vector icons, so we thought you might like some more. 165 more to be precise. In 5 colours. So, I suppose that actually makes 825 icons. As always, they’re
When it comes to link building, more often than not, people tend to neglect the importance of content.
I know we’ve all seen a beautifully-designed invitation that made us more excited to attend an event. It might be because of the eye-popping color, the theme, or the invite’s over-all presentation
Link building is an essential aspect of every SEO campaign. It is an effective promotional activity preferred by web sites.
Designing a single page web design becomes a little tough when designers can’t find good templates for inspirations. I have collected some of the best web designs for inspiration and to create stunn
Huge pack of 60 editable web buttons for website projects in Photoshop PSD format and PNG format. Buttons come in layered PSD and can be customized for fonts, colors & size.
This is probably good news for the promotion of HTML5, Adobe just released a pack that provides initial support for HTML5 and CSS3.
In this tutorial I will show you how to create a modern and professional portfolio layout in Photoshop
If you are in the middle of designing a website for yourself or a client and need some inspiration, this article is just right for you. In this collection of beautifully designed websites, you will se
A pack of 16 High-Res, High-Quality Decorative Frame pictures, free for commercial or personal use. Created by ThinkDesignBlog.com.
A graphic design inspiration post showcasing the work of Plish Designer & Illustrator Krzysztof Domaradzki of Studio Kxx.
WordPress is my favorite platform for blogging as well spambots love to target WordPress’ comment script directly by using automatic commenting plug-ins.
Due to survival and preservation instincts human beings are programmed to favor curves and contours, fear sharp objects, and generally like things similar to us. However there’s a limit to how much
A great collection of tutorials! Check this one out.
What happens if you need to send someone a large file, such as a zipped up folder of images or a home movie? Most email providers limit the size of files you can attach and not everyone has access to
If you own a business that sell a product or a service it is extremely important to advertise. Without advertising, nobody will know about your product. Now this concept is very simple and you probabl
Hasselblad is going to be at Photokina this year where you can go and meet the people behind the product as well as get the chance to try out the Hasselblad H4D starting Tuesday 2010-09-21 at 10:00 AM
Do you get lots of superficial comments on your website? Ones that add little value to the discussion? This post argues that it’s essential to moderate comments made on your website if you want to cre
A showcase of the very best web designs from the last week
XML driven free 3D carousel gallery, but you can also use it as a small portofolio viewer. It has smooth and nice effects for the big images. Flash CS3+ / Actionscript 3.0.
In this tutorial we will be creating a Surreal Atmospheric Image from these 2 source images.
30+ Creative Bollywood Movie Posters For Design Inspiration.
Today we have collected 40 Best Free Fonts for Logo Designing to save your time and little bit of money too.
September 15, 1997. That was the day Larry Page and Sergey Brin officially registered the domain google.com, and the internet was never the same.
Here are 30 film-related logos that immediately and creatively communicate that the business they represent operates in the film or TV industry but that also communicates their niche, service or key b
This compilation of Free Music Icons has been created to cater a number of music fans, music website owners, bloggers and/or designers.
Joomla!? Nah. WordPress? Been there, done that. Yes, we all know about LightCMS and Business Catalyst, but what else is out there?
You’ll watch in this article some of the best short animated movies that were created, most of them awarded or nominated for the Academy Awards. Most of these motion graphics masterpieces have a fun
We take a look at 45 stunning, post-apocalyptic illustrations that show artistic representations of what Earth would look like after a cataclysmic event.
A large part of the livelihood of the graphic and/or web designer depends on the quality and reliability of the software he/she uses…
Hani Amir, a 20 year-old highly creative self-taught photographer from the island nation of the Maldives, with an inborn love for the sea.
Growing up during the reform movement, Hani knows what it
This tutorial shows you how to build a professional freelance photographer website layout in Photoshop. A series of easy to follow steps are provided along with screenshots that clearly illustrate wha
This post is dedicated to those who have just stepped into the world of web development. Below you will find 15 tips for writing HTML.
There is no doubt to the fact that art and design have never failed to tempt the world of the artists and the designers, and have always been a matter of debate.
Tutorial about Cropping images in runtime using Jcrop (jQuery)
Your portfolio is often the first thing a person would see before deciding whether or not to contact you. Which means it is very importent to have a well designed portfolio. In this post we have colle
Yes! Now you can avail an error free, manually coded and cross browser compatible markup service from very new and very affordable psd to html conversion service provider: MarkupBox…
SEO friendly web design plays an important role in making the website more popular in search engines. An SEO friendly website is one which is optimized through different on page SEO techniques.
Today we present to you 50 impressive single page websites for your inspiration.
Recently I have been having a play with CSS3 and have tested on a few of my personal projects and experiments to expand my knowledge of it, and to prepare myself for the day where all browsers support
Redefining the meaning of traditional sleeves and backpacks, here are some designs which are cool, funky and quite innovative for your most cherished personalized laptop to give a look it really deser
Abstract shiny bokeh background textures in JPG images with 3000 x 2500px dimensions. Download the texture pack for use as your website background or wallpaper.
Through this article, featuring 40 free fresh fonts, we might help you to update your font resources.
After I found these fantastic “Abstract Render Pack” at artjunks.com and I had the exigency to create a new wallpaper. The renders are very cool to use and give the work a great abstract style wh
Today I put together a collection of gorgeous digital women for you to feast your eyes on. Check them out!
In this tutorial, I will show you how you can use Warp tool plus to create great looking abstract shapes to decorate your design. The steps are really simple and the effect can be used in a wide range
We provide articles and knowledge about Mesothelioma to let you know the Definition of Mesothelioma, the Cause of Mesothelioma, a New science about Mesothelioma and more
Here you will find more then 800+ patterns files for download which you can directly used in Photoshop. Many patterns are available for free to use for both personal & commercial purpose.
On previous post we are published article “15 CSS3 Menu Navigation Tutorials”. Today we are continue our CSS3 exploration on CSS3 resources, tutorial and techniques which allows you to perform man
Mac OS X is a popular platform for developers and designers because it combines the power of BSD and other UNIX and UNIX-like systems with an elegant user interface. Mac OS X features PHP, Python, Apa
Coppermine, a multi-lingual, multi-purpose and integrated photo gallery web application enables users to upload pictures with web interface or ftp. This open source software is written in PHP and MySQ
Whether you’re a designer simply looking for a city graphic, or just someone looking for really cool background, your search ends here!
This is a post in which we are listing down some Stunning Digital Art That Look Like (Surprisingly) Real But Are Not. These are some of the beautiful digital artwork and illustration examples. These a
A collection of 200+ add-to-cart icons plus analysis of the most popular button design trends such as color, label text, and icon use.
I have gone through the “Art” section of Etsy.com (specifically Illustration, Painting and Print) to find some artists that stuck out to me and I felt I should share their great talent.
One trend I have seen lately in the world of web design, and which I find to be stylish and aesthetically pleasing, are sites with full screen image backgrounds.
We all know that a good package greatly increases product sales. Below are some of the most beautiful, minimalistic and inventive package designs.
In this tutorial, Gavin Hoey will teach you how to quickly create a photo booth style film strip in Photoshop, with any images you chose.
Today, we present you 20 Beautiful Examples Of Free Abstract Desktop Wallpapers that will absolutely inspire you.
HTML 5 is developed as the next major version of HTML (HyperText Markup Language) and its already giving hard time to Adobe Flash. Flash usage is facing a constant drop in web and internet application
A simple, yet elegant fullscreen image gallery created with the jQuery framework and some simple CSS.
WordPress is the most popular blogging platform by far. It do just about everything you need from a blog and if there’s something it doesn’t do then you will find some great plugins available that
One of the most overlooked element of a user based website is the login/sign up form. To have a successful login/sign up page you must make sure you have certain standards. The design should be creati
iPhone Mapp WordPress theme has just been tested on all the major browsers and on the recent version of WordPress — the thumbnails are as always automatic — just add image to your post and it will
Rudolf Vl?ek is an enthusiast photographer from the Czech Republic. He shoots almost everything: landscape, people, street, still life…
Rudolf shoots with his Canon 1000D DSLR, and sigma DC macr
Migos WordPress theme is very easy to use, thumbnails are created automatically, if there is any image uploaded and posted in the post. Otherwise, use the custom key Thumbnail (case sensitive) with ab
Today we offer up an amazing interview Q&A with fellow design magazine writer and all round creative professional Chad Mueller.
Daniel Zedda is a freelance photographer, production and postproduction teacher from Rome, Italy. He feels fulfilled when he teaches and gives, and sees people grow with his help.
This week we spoke to Dominic Shaw, Creative Director of tailored suit company Head & Griffiths.
A collection of the great WideScreen Fantasy Girls to put brighten up your desktop.
Davide Cassanello is a photographer, photo-editor, and graphic designer from Cagliari, Italy.
As a guy who loves photography, Davide first was a pure Nikon D50 digital photographer. But then, thank
Plenir WordPress theme is beautiful beyond expectations. With inbuilt NIVO slider and thumbnails, which are re-sized automatically, you will find that this theme is extremely easy to use, not only tha
Limited FREE iPhone app offer from Pushforward
Use Pushforward to read curated news and have more conversations about your work with tools to push good content forward. This is a small mobile commu
This PSD contains static snow falling snows. It is a mixture of blurred snow flakes and glowing snows. We have set transparency to the background, so you can play and set any background behind the s
Chrissie Macdonald, creative minded people has created something that most of us would not ever think of it. A master piece of artwork which has shock and awe many others. One of his projects, paper A
Amazing landscape photographs by Akos Major, 35-year-old, talented amateur photographer from Budapest, Hungary.
With the aid of any of these three jQuery plugins your site will be video ready, allowing you to display your Youtube clips and playlists in style without reloading your page, having full control over
With jQuery is easy to navigate a document, select DOM elements, create anima
We are sharing some of funniest moments from world of sports, these of all catch from professional photographer cameras. we love to see these of all sudden or you can say unusual moments of great play
I like photography quite a bloody lot. Film completes me, and I’ve finally got enough disposable income to develop regularly. When I choose to shoot digital, I use my trusty Canon EOS 500D and vario
Most awesome and professional looking HTML 5 Video players ready for the next generation of HTML.
In February of 2009, Paulo Dourado began his journey as a commercial photographer and hasn’t looked back since. He is currently based out of Atlanta and Los Angeles, but is mostly on the road and i
This matte red and white square icons signs set includes a wide assortment of health and hazard signs (radiation, biohazard, no smoking, recycle, hospital, Rx … Etc) as well as road and railroad sig
Today’s web treat is a free combo pack of large (1024px * 1024px) seamless Deep Water Blues textures in .jpg format as well as a corresponding Photoshop tileable pattern (.pat) set.
In Recent times everybody wants their own website. The domain prices are also getting cheaper day by day. In this article you will find some free website company resources from where you can built you
Tutorial on how to make fadein slideshow using javasctipt animation techniques.
Vector illustrations always surprise us with their amazing color palettes and incredible technical execution. A thing that stands out in most of the vector illustrations is the rich color palette used
The popularity of wordpress as a blogging platform is no doubt about it. There are many examples of successful blogs that use WordPress as a cms. That’s why the wordpress themes designers and develo
Imagine if you can involve readers in designing your blog, I have done it and got amazing feedback, I thought to share steps I followed while redesigning the blog, and how I got 35+ feedback from our
50+ Creative Designs for Inspiration Showcase and i m sure you can get great inspiration of these such sites that showcases great websites.
40 Really Cool Photo Manipulation Tutorials is compiled in this next post that you are about to see.
In this roundup you will get creative, fanciful, elegant, imaginative and graceful typography showcase for your inspiration, crafted and actualized by professional artists and designers from all over
At their best, desktop wallpapers bring animation to often lifeless computer screens, reflecting the personality of the user and acting as a calling card for creative talent.
Have you ever experienced the dark side of design? This post describes what this is and why it’s an unethical and poor approach to interaction design.
HDR photos can create stunning show of color, highlighting best elements of the photo. They bring out the vivid color, making the photo less realistic and more artistic. But what happens when you take
Download a nice set with vector wings ready to create angel or devil vector compositions.
Linkpopularitymatters is a four years old link building firm with the sole objective of delivering the best to its customers, providing maximum value for their money.
The logo is the most essential component of any personal brand. In this showcase we’ve presented a stunning
roundup of well designed logos created using numbers.
There has been constant increase seen in the demand of PSD to HTML services. As a result, many new players have emerged in the market.
This time we’ve spent quite a few hours trying to find some of the really awesome blue web designs out there.
Motion Technologies has been inventing technology and business processes that simplify internet research since 2000. Whether you are a consumer or a business owner, you can benefit from letting Motion
A video of tips on macro photography.
Welcome to the tenth edition of Be Inspired! This week I seem to have been inspired by abstract paintings as they feature repeatedly without me really realising until I assembled the post.
And it begins. The same thing all over again. Apple releases a game-changing completely closed product and the rest of the companies, with Google leading the pack, try to play Catch
Today we have compiled a list of logo designing tutorials using Illustrator, whether you are beginner or pro, you will surly love them.
Today, I put together a collection of beautiful autumn related images to inspire you. Check them out!
New plug-in, which adds SVG image file support to Adobe Photoshop, PS Elements and InDesign. For Windows and Mac OS.
France in photos is a humble collection I’ve put together for you from French photographer and blogger Gregory Bastien.
Gregory Bastien lives in Paris. He is a blogger who randomly shares photos