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The Aesthetics of a Successful Mobile App: Lessons From Three Top Grossing Apps

The global mobile app market is poised to grow to $52 billion by 2016. Smartphone penetration is at an all-time high (sales increased by 42.7% to 154 million units). The mobile app market will mint the next generation of technology millionaires. There are more than 680,000 apps currently in the Apple app store, with nearly 375 being added every day….


A Collection of Retro and Vintage Patterns for Photoshop

Today, we have put together a collection of the best retro and vintage patterns for Photoshop. Browse through these patterns and enjoy the sense of nostalgia combined with inspiration! As artists, we have a definition we all have a definition of “retro” and “vintage” in our minds — an era when design was full of magnificence, and even minute and…


How to Install Multiple WordPress Websites into a Single MySQL Database

WordPress counts more than 60 million worldwide users of all sizes, from corporate websites to personal blogs. And while corporate implementations of WordPress might have access to unlimited server resources and MySQL databases, it’s often true that amateur web hosting plans cut corners and eliminate features in order to save customers money. In most cases, one of the first features…

40 Beautiful Examples of Vexel Art Illustrations

To quote Wikipedia, Vexel art is “an entirely pixel-based form of raster art that imitates the visual appearance of vector graphics”. Sounds impressive already, doesn’t it? Well, you needn’t scavenge the entire internet to find samples of Vexel art — we have done that tedious task for you. In this gallery, we explore some of the best examples of this…


We have 3 Impressionist WordPress Theme Developer Licenses (worth $149 each) to Giveaway

For this weeks competition we have 3 Impressionist WordPress Theme Developer Licenses (worth $149 each), from our friends at Rockable Themes, to giveaway. Read on to find out how you can enter… About the Impressionist Premium WordPress Theme Impressionist is a business based premium WordPress theme with a unique, impressive and unique look. It comes packaged with two layout styles…

30 Beautiful Sketch and Hand-Drawn Style Websites for Inspiration

Nothing says authenticity like hand-drawn. This is true for heartfelt letters to family, shop signs that want to give a homey feel, and it’s also true in web design. In fact, hand drawn elements have become popular on the web lately. They can give a site that unique and personalized feeling everyone envisions when setting out. In this article, we…