The design and web development blogging community is going nuts and producing tons of useful high quality content every day. I have decided to start up the mega compilations again as some people have asked for them. Remember to submit your link here if you want your link in the next round up…
Most Designers share their Creative Vector Designs to others for free. so that others can learn from their works, At sometimes these collection will become marvelous time saver, We all know how good i
In this post, we present you 80 creative business cards collection for your inspiration.
Artistic Heads Carved From Phonebooks
This article tells a shocking true story of how I not only lost a client to a Crowdsourcing site, but then invited to participate myself!
Elizaveta Porodina is a 23 year-old Russian photographer with a degree in psychology based in Munich, Germany. 2 years back, she recognized photography as a creative medium to portray her thoughts and
Nature photography is an extremely popular profession and hobby for those who choose to express their creativity through the magnificence of planet earth. Nature always attract everyone and of course
Top Design Billboards – Best 45
As you probably found out, a while ago, the The World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has unveiled the HTML5 Logo. They launched more than a logo as they got also a full branding, including badges, t-shirts
For your inspiration, we’ve collected 40+ Awesome Looking Fisheye Photography shots, hope you like them.
Designing web layouts is a very profitable job nowadays with so many marketplaces available
Every graphic designer knows that choosing the color combinations is among the most important parts of the design making process, on print or on the web.
Small business owners fail often because they undervalue the significance of a logo design. Considering it as a mere symbol to be used on the company signboard, they overlook the intangible benefits t
Joomla has very powerful extensions library having more than 4000 extensions in it. Today i have compiled 20+ best joomla extensions. You can download these extensions from their sites. Enjoy!
The world famous playboy logo design originated in 1953 and was published in the second issue of the playboy magazine.
Enjoy this list of 20 fresh photoshop layout tutorials, fresh resources from the design community (December 2010).
These days, we’re all trying to build websites quickly and easily, and developers are turning to open-source content management systems (CMS) to help them get the job done. Multiple content manageme
We have another great tutorial available for our readers today. If you want to learn how to create Colorful Valentine’s Day card with shining heart, using simple shapes and gradients in Adobe Photos
Today we have collected Top 50 Best Free Bold Fonts for heading and headlines. They can be used in logo designing also.
Today we will create a colorful artistic ad using Photoshop and Illustrator. Following this tutorial will not only improve your Photoshop skills, but you will also learn how to create compositions tha
Yes, HTML5 gets an official logo from World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and along with it, a new way of outlining the conversation about latest web technologies. Nowadays, HTML5 becomes one of the grea
Photography books provide you extensive knowledge about it.In the nutshell these books are
very simple and it covers all about photography and it helps to both beginners and advanced
Now that we have established what are the advantages of mobile optimized websites, we would like to share with you some resources and opinions about developing mobile optimized websites.
For whatever reason occasionally in our WordPress installs we need to limit certain things, this could be for aesthetic purposes or SEO, so today I will show you how to limit the post title word count
I think Joomla is 2nd most popular content management system after wordpress. Many websites and blogs are powered by joomla. If you are also interested in making or switching your website to joomla th
Sometimes our feet just get this insatiable itch to traverse new surroundings. Now adventurous folks can just go where the road takes them but the more careful ones will probably want a little method
Nowdays, more and more designers and developers start selling their work for money, and as time goes by less free xhtml/css templates are being released. However there are a small number of authors th
The Art of Emotion – 45 Awesome Photos
If you are a Graphic Designer and you have doubt whether you should remain in this field or you have to change the field, then must read this article, as it will really motivate you that you are best
Here’s a fabulous collection of design ideas you can use for your wall art using reusable wall clings. This will for sure heighten your creativity for your room interior needs.
If you’re looking to renew your stock of PSD templates, take a good look at the following list of free PSD files.
A wise man once said: The happiest heart that ever beat, was in some quiet breast… That found the common daylight sweet, and left to heaven the rest. This is James Whitmore and his beautiful, sensua
PHP can be a beautiful thing and that is definitely the case with these awesome tutorials. In this roundup, you will find 30 of the best PHP tutorials on the web today.
Companies of today’s world crave to keep in the minds of customers and for this they don’t hesitate to do any marketing tactic. Branding has become the most practiced phenomena and the advertising ind
Incredible 3D Drawings
Wednesday Graphics is post series. Every week we will post impressive and creative images for your inspiration and pleasure.
A collection of 8 tileable red line textures, great for your industrial looking designs, projects with construction theme or any other Photoshop design project.
85 Creative Vector Illustrations
Website design may affects on visits, hits, page impressions, visitor loyalty, unique hits and so on. Other reason might mostly because of the content and writing in it. However, some new trend is in
Up until now, there has been three times since this site was hacked and it really made me annoyed when i had to clean up the mess, enabling the inaccessible pages and keeping the sites from not being
Smashing Magazine is a great site to visit where they featured useful tools, lots of freebies, excellent tutorials, jobs and forums. It is also one of the most resourceful site for WordPress related d
Are you the type of WordPress user who just directly download a theme and use it all the way, or the type that modified it so that it fulfills the requirement and features of your blog? It may come to
No matter if you are one of those people beating everyone’s quotations or one of those people getting upset about people beating everyone’s quotations: You can be worth more than you think by foll
Now we present 40+ top website designs for designers from around the web. So we add CSS Based, Creative, and Flash based websites in this post and only the inspiring websites will be on display. I wil
Photo Manipulation Art: 40+ amazing photos manipulation art designs you never seen before. If you are looking to add some creativity and inspiration to your life, you probably need our Photo manipula
Today we showcase the digital art of Tony Ariawan from Indonesia who’s work you may recognize from various magazines including Digital Arts,
In this post, we’ll look at ways to beef up your profile as well as use new applications and sections to optimize your networking with clients, prospects and others in the design community.
Colors can play an important role in any web design layout and one of the key factors in a good website design is choosing an attractive and friendly website color. Blue is a great color for web desig
Using an email newsletter is one way to strengthen your business brand. With email newsletter you can spreading awareness and giving an insight to the customer/client about what’s new and what’s t
These tutorials will give you the ideas of how to create a photo manipulation in Photoshop. There are a couple of techniques, both new and old. Enjoy!
15 best chrome apps for web designers – surely a delight for designers those who don’t want to download heavy softwares on their hard disk.
We are always awake to experience and adore sunsets. But how often have we marveled at the sunrise? Here’s a compilation of amazing photos of sunrise all over the world.
Great interiors have always been a source (and sometimes place of inspiration for artists and designers. This site has more than 60 stunning loft interiors created by artists and architects from al
In design, knowledge in photo manipulation is a desirable skill that can be used to a designer’s advantage. Having such skill will open up many design possibilities that a designer can create and in
This January we have an awesome surprise for you! Designious just launched Design Cocktail 4, the first design bundle of 2011. All the goodies in this pack are brought to you by Designious.com and Wpw
Over the past year much more has been changed in the world of SEO and web design than thought. Emergence of smart phones is going to change web access trends and on the her hand web browsers begin to
Infrared is the part of light spectrum which is outside the range of your sight; we can record or capture this invisible light with the help of high-quality digital cameras. Today we have collected ma
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The long awaited version of Aspose.Words for .NET (9.6.0) has been released. There are impressive 156 issues/features addressed in this release. Text wrapping around shape
Most people find themselves working eight hours a day, five days a week. They could be connected to a small business or work in a prominent establishment where income is manageable.
Learning any software from your own is not that easy but it gets easier if you find video tutorials for what you are going to learn. If you are trying to learn photoshop then we have collected 20+ vid
Today i have compiled best and fresh photoshop website templates of different types. Most of the templates i compiled are free of cost but some are premium and available at very low prices. You can us
Texture photography can be a stand-alone genre of photography for people who like to capture detail and abstract images. It is also a broadly used approach for many photographers and digital artists a
This matte purple 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
5 Basic rules of Web design the most important rule in Web design is that your website should be easy to read. What does that mean? You should select your text and background colors very carefully.
Its difficult to decide if typographic logos are memorable or symbolic logos. I have compiled 20 famous UK brand logos to tell which of these are more creative, UK typographic logo design or UK Symbol
Covers CSS2 and CSS3 including: background-position, background-attachment, background-origin, background-clip and background-size.
One of the best ways to learn a new trick in Photoshop is to grab a tutorial that catches your eye and dive right in. VunkySearch offers just that kind of eye-pleasing, pick-up learning.
Stop ignoring the inevitable change that your blog needs from long time. A blog can be redesigned for various reasons or even for no reasons. I don’t recommend you to change your blog design every n
New collection of photo manipulations from deviantART. Must watch!
For years the web has been a static development block for housing information. It hasn’t been up until recently that micro-format designs have been released into the semantic web. These allow develo
WPBundle is an amazing bundle of 10 quality WordPress Themes and an extremely useful, and ever growing, bonus icon set.The regular price for this bundle is $250, but for today’s deal, we’re giving all
This collection of marketing brochures that will inspire you to make your own design based on what works in the market.
If you’ve had a blog on your website (or your website is a blog) you’ll know that it can be quite a challenge to actually get people onto it.
We’ve been getting quite a good amount of people
This collection of mobile WordPress themes will give you a hint on what I mean, so just check them out and enjoy.
A collection of 30 inspiring and colorful Japanese web designs.
A great way to start the new year as a graphic or web designer: the cool chaps at Designious launched the fourth edition of Design Cocktail. The value of this incredible bundle is $724 but you will ge
Free Flash XML ActionScript 3.0 Video Player. It plays any kind of video file that Flash Player supports ( FLV / H.264 encoded video including MP4, M4V, M4A, MOV)
Laptop History in Photos
The Social Media Blog Gosmo shows in this Post a very nice Listing of available Facebook social Plugins, which can be used for your Blogdesign.
The Astronomy Photographer of the Year Flickr group, exhibition and competition are organized and owned by the Board of Trustees of the National Maritime Museum (‘Royal Observatory Greenwich’).
A designer has to take care of numerous things while designing a website. He has to be very careful with the choices that he makes. If you are a designer, you would be aware of the fact that concentra
Weblovers presents a collection of more then 600 Social Media Icons, so that you can integrate them into your Blogsystem oder Website, for a stylish Social Media success
Fresh Tutorials Tuesday is a weekly series showcasing recently published tutorials of premium quality. It was a pretty cool week of high-quality tuts!
Whenever we turn our head we probably see a logo design.Maybe most of the people don’t pay attention to the logos in websites or outside but we definetely analyze them.
People may think that it is
Dion Star provides an in-depth look into the creative development of the Big Design Challenge Cornwall logo and branding.
A step by step guide influenced by my own experience of becoming a Freelance Designer.
In this tutorial we are going to create an atmospheric lost temple in the jungle. We will be focusing on integrating different reference images and applying an overall mysterious effect to the final i
Check out this great icon set! Free download, vector sources included
We continue our series of the most impressive and exceptional Flash websites created with Papervision 3D. This open source 3D engine for Flash allows Flash developers to create really amazing interact
Business is not as usual with these high tech business apps for the iPhone 4. These apps can do things that most business owners never imagined possible. Your social networking at business events will
Calligraffiti, is a concept in art developed by Niels Meulman, that fuses calligraphy and graffiti. Here are some brilliant artwoks and videos of calligraffiti.
Here are 20 brilliant and creative ideas for logo designers to adopt while designing their resumes. Being a logo designer, your CV is expected to be highly creative and different from others.
Today we following on from our first showcase on Cosplay Photography, but if you missed it be sure to check out Creative & Inspiring Cosplay Photography.
The internet is a massive jungle for finding vector graphics. It’s easy to find vector graphics but it’s difficult to find high quality free vector graphics. This post’s consists of 20 websites
In this tutorial we will be focusing on making components, the rotate and the push/pull tool, to create an English summer house. Once used to Google Sketchup you will be able to create attractive litt
I asked many designers that what is the most difficult thing to design? most of them answered that designing a logo is very difficult task to do. Clients are very sensitive about their logo because lo
Todd Tobey is a landscape photographer, always on the hunt for dramatic lighting conditions and interesting natural elements. His wonderful set of images is characterized by outstanding colors, creati
Cameron McEfee’s GuideGuide is a Photoshop panel that helps you find midpoints, make margins, and create rows and columns. It’s a free download.
Today we have collected 25 random fancy fonts to spice up your designs. Some of them are script, some are funky and some are groovy
Free .psd resources are of great importance as they can provide huge benefits to those who just started learning Photoshop or for designers who want to use a template in their design but don’t have
As designers we’re always after some good resources for inspiration and even for design elements to help us when we have a mental block. But the thing is that there’s not very many GREAT resources
With a rapidly growing number of mobile web users,how does your website standout and deliver value?Is your website optimized for the new mobile experience, and what revenue does it generate?
You must be aware about the release of the new version of Drupal- ‘Drupal 7’. The upgraded version is definitely more powerful and simpler than ever. Let’s analyze how the upgraded version is be
Since the boom of Content Management Systems (CMS) like WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla, many websites started offering free and premium pre-built and made-to-order themes.
This technique uses lasers to engrave an image onto a canvas made of solid wood and then, using a high quality flatbed printer, print the color image onto the carved wood, leaving the creator with an
Many designers thought that colorful sites are now over looked and client prefers now simple and clean websites in which the content of website are clearly visible. Most commonly people use minimal we
WPhits is a Digg like community website that enables you to submit and promote your WordPress articles easily, while getting to know other WordPress bloggers in the process.
Since WordPress has becom
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Drupal is an other open source content managment system like wordpress or joomla yet very powerfull. Some people think that wordpress is being used by many and now they need some new CMS with some gre
A logo is the identity of any company, that’s why the design of logo is really important. Logo designers are always in huge demand. In this article I am going to help the new and upcoming designers
Many eco-conscious office managers seek to reduce the negative environmental impact of their workplaces by going paperless.
Joomla is a wonderful content management system which offers a number of benefits. It is extremely easy to use and provides full flexibility and control to the user. A website owner can easily edit, u
Teodoru Badiu is a well organized, competent, good natured and dedicated Artist and Creative Media Designer based in Vienna, Austria. In this post we have gathered some of his brilliant artworks for y
We all know Photoshop is a tool that can produce practically any effect you want with images. However in order to produce the effect you want, you will need lots of practices and the right guidance. L
Yttriumastic WordPress theme, makes an excellent choice if you want to gain more followers and subscribers effortlessly by using the integrated Subscription buttons (Facebook, Twitter, RSS and Email),
Learn to create a randomized star field, nebula and planet with ring in photoshop.
The new social network place where every Iliganon should be. Share what you got and enjoy your stay.
In this tutorial you can study how to make a simple CSS rollover.
Both designing and blogging are attempts to communicate using language. In one case the language uses visual grammar and in the other the language uses the grammar of the written word. Learning to wri
2010 is over and the 2011 has barely started. Already, hundreds of soon-to-be-released films are vying for our collective attention, even though many of them are more than half a year away from their
another round of coffee and another round of good stuff on the web. This is just a small selection we came across while browsing, tweeting and drinking heaps of coffee.
The more clients we get, the more opportunity for referrals, which brings in more clients, and so on. It grows exponentially and, if you take steps to ensure you get more referrals, you may not have t
Flying is one of the oldest dream of humanity. Since Icarus, we tried to imitate birds by creating fake wings or silly parachutes. Some of us made it, some of us failed but we didn`t stop trying. Toda
A picture is worth a thousand words. But when that picture is itself made of words, your mileage may vary. Take the case of type-based infographics. Bad use of type clutters an image; it acts as decor
Top Bmw Drawings by Sandu Andrei Cristian
While it’s true that becoming a flawless design god doesn’t happen overnight, the amount of time (experience) required depends on how hard you work to become better. There are methods for accelera
We have rounded up to selecting 40+ wallpapers that we liked best, thus if you choose all of them you could have a new one on your desktop every day for one month!
The most complete and extended review of everything we left behind in 2010. Don’t worry our dear friend, because the date thing happens to all of us, enjoy!.
Today we are lucky to be able to introduce web designer and developer Phil Stringfellow, Phil is an amazing designer and active member of the online design community.
Retro Design Websites
In the overview below, we represent top beautifully designed and professional high-grade pictogram and symbol sign icon sets for any purpose.
A designer has to take care of numerous things while designing a website. He has to be very careful with the choices that he makes. If you are a designer, you would be aware of the fact that concentra
Garbage is a big contributor for various health issues continuously prevailing around us. Our surroundings are continuously getting poisonous with different wastes that are adding in our environment.
Today we have yet another cool giveaway and we thought this is something bloggers and designers might be interested. DesignModo and Pixmac announce the inception of our new contest.
It’s that time of year again. Saint Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and love is in the air. Today, I am posting an excellent collection of free vector Valentine’s Day graphics.
In this showcase we have included 40 beautiful typography in web design to inspire the designer to set there typography.
Ben Heine is a Belgian painter, illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer. He was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and currently lives and works in Brussels. Ben studied graphic arts and scu
Posters can be great promotional tools or advertising for a web design company or a freelancer.Today UPrinting is bringing us an awesome giveaway by giving a custom Poster print to 5 WDD lucky winners
Modern Ads Monday is a weekly series showcasing recently created ads that are exceptionally creative. An awesome group of clever ads was released this week!
A great little trick for keeping your readers keen is to give them an idea of the upcoming stories on your site, which will help increase RSS and email subscribers
How can we ever tire of the creativity possessed by tons of business cards online? Here is a list of newer business cards ranging from letterpressed, stamped, recycled, folded and breathing examples.
An insight into the ideas and thought process behind the design of the Sivioco website.
Many people use different content management systems specially for making blogs or ecommerce websites. Today i have collected list of 20+ joomla ecommerce templates. In this list you can find some goo
The third part of this four part mini series, focuses on water influenced digital art – from sea serpents, elves, water dungeons to witches.
How Infographics Must Look
Go for the gold inside Photoshop! Follow along with this video how-to and you’ll end up with metallic type that looks much more realistic than the results of many other tutorials, yet is easy and fast
Today i have posted 20+ free iPhone applications. Now you can not waste your time in finding applications from Apple store. Enjoy!
Hello there everybody! I really enjoy spending time writing web layout tutorials, as such here comes another one. Are you ready for another PSD web design tutorial here at 1stwebdesigner?
Learning might be the acquisition of new skill, new knowledge, a modified attitude or a combination of all three.Today we will explain The Process Of Learning In The Workplace.
A collection of 9 seamless metal textures, great for your Photoshop designs, backgrounds and patterns that you want to give a grunge metallic look.
Personally, I appreciate photos so much especially when they have illusion effects. Photos with illusions amaze me a lot.
Using the same type of menus over and over again doesn’t mean that you’re defining your own style, in the real world, that mean’s that you’re getting rigid and rusty. When you’re at that poi
Last time we talked about light size in photography with relation to the subject, and the mood it casts on our composition (Photography and light: light size). Today we talk about light direction and
WordPress’ built in WYSIWYG content editor is pretty good on the grand scheme of things, one of the stand out features is that you can switch between the “Visual Editor” or the “HTML Editor.
What made me decide to share with you this article is the experience I had when I was working as a part-time freelancer.
If you are looking for quality psd files for Iphone 3, or 4g then we have collected some great free psd files for iphone, feel free to use in your project and dont forget to share with your friends.
To percept and understand the clear image of redesign, firstly, we need to have a clear picture of the word “design”. This word is not limited up to a specific field or area; it covers vast area a
Ok in this tutorial we are going to cover making reflective text in photoshop.
We have selected this list of the most popular and trusted freelance websites that you can go through and who knows, maybe find something suitable for you.
Keep the structure of your mobile version simple, sometimes just one column is enough for a good design, remember that users would like to find the information he is looking for fast and easy.
I first stumbled upon the brilliant work of Oleg Oprisco, a photographer from Ukraine, by following some link favored on flickr. As soon the photo downloaded (one from his bohemian rhapsody’s collec
A showcase of the very best web designs from the last week
Hi there. In the next tutorial I will show you how to create a grungy nuclear warning symbol in nine coherent steps. It is a pretty simple tutorial targeted at beginner users. You will learn some nice
The second part of this four part mini series, focuses on fire influenced digital art – from dragons, destruction, fire elemental’s to sorcerers.
Today’s post features Creative Photography Illustration by Soon Tong, a talented and professional photographer based in Singapore who does magic with his camera. Soon Tong is one of the lead photograp
Sarah Gardner graduated from the Nottingham Trent University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art. After graduating Sarah built a successful career in Marketing and Advertising, and was
Free vector business-cards templates with floral ornament elements. Add your information, own logo, company or your name and contacts! I used standard b-card size: 3,5 x 2 inch.
Painting with light is a fun technique that gives great results. It is called painting with light because this is what you are actually doing while taking the shot – painting with light. These image
Simple, but useful technique to maintain the web browser’s back button when serving content through AJAX.
One of powerful method to informs users about yours, your site, your product, and helps you build an unique relationship with your costumers is email newsletter. But to attract people to buy a product
Recently there has been some hype about the new HTML5 and it’s logo. I wouldn’t say that the logo design is really my cup of tea, but everyone seems to like it.
Ultimate collection of free online stores templates all over the Internet. This list contains only beautiful free templates that can be used for creating different online stores. Some templates are al
Handy new siterip of W3 schools. Great for when you do not have an internet connection, you can still browse your favorite reference site for the programming and coding hints and tips. Filesize is a h
My name is Jonas Andréasson and I am a flower photographer from Sweden. I was born 31 years ago not very far from Råshult, the birthplace of Carl Linnaeus, who gave all flowers their Latin names and
Today we are showcasing 30 Best Movie Posters for your inspiration. You will notice that most of the Top Movies have equally Top Movie Posters concepts and designs.
the caricature is the illustration that exaggerates or distorts a person’s physical appearance,
is mostly either a known person, sport, cinema, theater and voice. is easy identification
Adobe InDesign has been a pivotal tool in the realm of graphic and web design. The significance of InDesign is enormous so, in order to let our reader know more about it I am posting a multi-modal pos
The Google Doodle is an arty version of the Google logo. These doodles are often designed and featured on Google Search for 24 hours to celebrate special events happening all around the world. Today,
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
Steampunk is an art genre I have recently been fascinated by as the style of art reminds of two things – Final Fantasy IX and the Japanese animation Grenadier. Both heavy influenced by steam powered
Today Web Design Fan is happy to bring you our second freebie offering of the month – a free icon set, perfect for one of your many projects.
This is a video tutorial series on creating a cartoon ice crack in Maya.
Beautiful packaging is as noticeable as beautiful clothing or fine jewelry. The outer display of items within can be arguably just as important as the actual item itself, since many will first reach f
In this roundup you will find only the newest and most professional web design tutorials from late 2010.
Small light sources in relation to the subject are know as being harsh. That is because of the hard-edged shadows it casts on different parts of the frame. The scene would mainly consist of deep highl
An insight into the ideas and creative process behind the design of the Sivioco logo.
Today’s showcase brings in something special in the matter of digital art, it brings in a special collection put together from the portfolio of a truly amazing artist: Phantastes.
Brominerary helps you gain more followers and subscribers effortlessly with the integrated Subscription buttons (Facebook, Twitter, RSS and Email), while the Digg, Facebook Share and Twitter Tweet but
I was surfing around the net when I encountered this handy site that has thousands upon thousands of free logos to browse and use in your designs for your customers. The website offers some 200,000 l
Today’s web treat is a promo pack of 108 free high resolution Glowing Neon Social Networking Icons.
You don’t need plugins to stop spam, with this simple method kill comments spam for good. It is already built in your wordpress; you don’t need to install anything.
We’ve collected some samples of 3d models that give you the impression of it being the real deal and we are not kidding, just check them out.
People are trying to attract attention through ads since the birth of advertising and they’ve used all possible ways to do this. Back in the old days, they would simply use some cheesecake or beefca
Forum Signature appears on person’s message board post as picture or text. Showcasing you our ultimate collection of Photoshop forum signature Tutorials.
It doesn’t matter how well you network, do SEO, or even write â€” if your blog looks hideous, you won’t get the visitors you want. Major points to keep in mind to avoid Blog design mistakes.
Vectors and Rasters are more used in designs and illustrations. Both are equally important but using them together can sometimes do design wonders. In this post, we are presenting more than 30 such ex