Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.123)

This is our weekly column were we share our favorite design related articles, resources and cool tidbits from the past week. Enjoy :) Android Design – Learning how to design Android apps Replacing the -9999px hack (new image replacement) Build a Contacts Manager Using Backbone.js How to use FlexSlider with HTML5 Boilerplate, Initializr CSS3 Pseudo-Classes and HTML5 Forms Preserving Vertical…

The Challenge of Responsive Images

Images are one of the most important elements on a web page in terms of user experience. Few objects on a page have the same impact on everything from emotional responses to bounce rates. When users are viewing your site on mobile devices, small screens, or in other unusual situations the images can distort the page and ruin your careful…

A Showcase of Enchanting Vintage Ads

Everybody needs some inspiration to help unlock those creative ideas. Now, vintage posters might not be your first port-of-call when seeking inspiration. Then you have missed out. Of course, the vintage ads we have for you haven’t aged very well. But the truth is they are all in their own way both enchanting and visually alluring. Just have a look…

We have 10 ‘Basic’ Level Accounts from Quote Roller to Giveaway

Featured in this week’s giveaway is Quote Roller, a cloud-based sales proposal building application. The application makes creating great looking proposals quick and easy. Once you have sent your sales quote through the app, clients can even accept and sign it online, instantly. This is a great giveaway for anybody who needs to provide a client with a professional estimate….

25 CSS3 Tutorials and Techniques for Your Next Design

Today we are showcasing some of best CSS3 tutorials and techniques that will help you create beautiful and functional designs and layouts. All with absolutely NO JAVASCRIPT. For the most part, the techniques we have highlighted below, can be used for everyday use, others probably not. Please do check browser compatibility when implementing any of these techniques. CSS3 Image Galleries,…

40 Examples of Brilliant Responsive Website Layouts

Responsive web design become a very popular trend in 2011. It’s likely something we’ll see continuing well into 2012 as designers are beginning to support a myriad of mobile devices. Building layouts for the web can be tough, but inspiration is a huge factor. In this gallery I’ve collected 40+ amazing responsive website layouts. These designs are built to support…