Introducing Warp – An Open-Source Theme Framework for WordPress & Joomla

Each time you develop a theme you’ll have to deal with the same, repetitive tasks. E.g. you need a certain folder structure to organize your PHP, CSS and JavaScript files or you rely on features like layouts, compression and caching. Because you don’t want to start from scratch, coding all these features over and over again, you are better off…

Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.121)

This is our weekly column were we share our favorite design related articles, resources and cool tidbits from the past week. Enjoy :) Better Background Images for Responsive Web Design CSS3-Only Vertical Accordion Using the :target Selector Use Elements as Background Images with -moz-element Progressive And Responsive Navigation How to Build a Stylish CSS3 Search Box How to Customize Your…

20 Free Subtle and Soft Textured Photoshop Brush Packs (225 Brushes)

Subtly textured brushes are currently a popular trend in web design. They are really useful for adding character and bringing a little light emphasis to your otherwise dull designs. In this post we have 20 subtle and soft textured Photoshop brush packs with a total of 223 brushes. Hope you find them useful. Subtle and Soft Textured Photoshop Brush Packs…

How to Build a Custom Login Page Design for WordPress

If you are a heavy WordPress user then it’s likely you’re interested in deep customizations. There are a slew of plug-ins available, but some tasks are just easier to perform yourself. As an example, the login/register forms are often unfitting to match the template of most websites. But thanks to a few genius developers there are simple guidelines to including…

The Designer’s Candy Store [Infographic]

For graphic designers, the general goal is to create something that people notice in a good way. These designers aspire that their work is recognized as “good,” “great” or even “spectacular”. But in order to create work that is worthy of those accolades, there are a lot of things that must be put in. Blood, sweat, and tears are usually…

How to Build a Stylish CSS3 Search Box

A search box is probably one of the most common UI elements around, and I think there is no need to explain its purpose anymore. Whether it’s about a website or a web application, to increase user experience for it, you may want to add a stylish search box. Today, you will learn how to create a nice CSS3 search…