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In this section you will find all of our popular articles covering all categories of design.

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50 CSS Libraries, Frameworks and Tools from 2014

With all of the changes and advancements that CSS has gone threw these last few years, we should not be surprised at the huge volume of free resources and tools that are currently being released. These time-saving CSS libraries, frameworks and tools have been built to make our lives that little bit easier and also offer a clear learning window…

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Great Moments in Football History Illustration Series

Football fan and designer Osvaldo ‘Oz’ Casanova has recently created a uniquely designed football history illustration series covering some the most famous, and sometimes infamous, moments in world football from the last 50 or so years. Does anybody remember the day Eric Cantona kung-fu kicked a fan? How about the ‘scorpion kick’ from Rene Higuita at the old Wembley? Nobody…

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50 Free Bootstrap 3 Templates and UI Kits

In this article we have collected 50 Bootstrap 3 templates for you to freely use in your next project. We have purposefully omitted all of those starter, bare-bones and unstyled templates from this round-up, of which there are a multitude freely available on the web. We instead have focussed on highlighting 50 fully-featured, creatively designed, and of course, free Bootstrap…

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Creating Round, Flat and Flip-Style CSS Toggle Switches

In this tutorial, we show how to easily create some fantastic round, flat and flip-style CSS toggle switches. We’ll be using pure CSS to create some toggle switches, adding a neat user experience to checkbox functionality. Download the Source Files View the Demo The Reasoning Often times, we find ourselves needing users to check/uncheck a checkbox to signify a yes/no…

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15 Free Bootstrap Admin Themes

In the past the admin section of a web application tended to be built solely for functionality, with not much, if any at all, consideration for the design side. Thankfully things are changing. Functionality and design, especially over the last couple of years, have been merging. And with the huge rise in popularity of the Bootstrap framework, creating a beautiful…

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20 More Sets of Free Icon Fonts

Last year we published our very popular post 30 Free Icon Font Sets, and today we are back with another 20 fantastic free sets for you. Icon fonts do have their pitfalls and there are certain things you should consider before using them. To ensure that your icons always load and have reliable fallbacks for browsers that don’t support @fontface,…

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Google Web Fundamentals: An Essential Handbook For Designers and Developers

A week or so back and seemingly unnoticed, Google released a new online handbook for web designers and developers. Still in Beta and expected to be polished further in June, Google Web Fundamentals is an essential collection of information about modern web design and development. As of now, the Handbook consists of four separate topics: Multi-Device Layouts Images, Audio and…

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50 Freebies for Designers from April 2014

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth article, or by giving advice/feedback on a forum, or even by freely offering high-quality resources. The sharing is what makes our community truly great! Here are this months freebies for designers: Free Fonts…

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How to Make Any Website Responsive

According to Verisign’s Domain Name Industry Brief for 2013, it is estimated that 85% of all .com and .net TLDs (top-level domains) have websites: that’s over 100 million websites [being that .com and .net domains collectively number over 120 million]. Now, that is a lot of websites! So how exactly are we going to make them all responsive? If you…

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Less CSS Preprocessor Toolbox

It is common knowledge that CSS has a very powerful syntax. However, if you are working on a smaller project or something that does not utilize every other feature of CSS, this very powerful syntax can become an extra baggage to deal with. To cope with such scenarios, we can make use of CSS preprocessors such as Less. Built by…