Coding Flexible Web Layouts in HTML5 and CSS

Web standards are in evolution and continuing to refine how we structure our content. There are many open source platforms which allow rapid prototyping and development of new features in just a few days. As web developers it can be difficult to keep up with such fast-paced times. Luckily with the rise of advanced standards we’re seeing less requirements to…

Is Working Freelance Really Worth It? Pros and Cons

Are you tired of working for clients you don’t like? Want control of your time, location, and projects you work on? And make more money while you’re at it? Then you should consider freelancing. Freelancing is basically being self-employed and not committed to any one company or firm. You’ve heard those seemingly perfect freelance stories. Some designer quits his jobs…

Weekly Graphic Design Inspiration – N.01

Graphic designers can draw inspiration from anything and everything. In this article I have gathered a series of designs from some of my favorite graphic designers and artists from which I have created many logo’s and designs myself, using their designs as inspiration and perhaps somewhat of a motivational tool to create my own pieces of art. Here are 30…

15 jQuery Menu and Navigation Plugins

There are lots of jQuery menu and navigation plugins freely available that can do anything you could possibly imagine. We love those innovative and ground-breaking plugins we really do. But, as we are sure you will agree, the most of the time, all we basically need is a lightweight, functional and easy to style solution. Something that we can easily…

The Beauty of the Hand-Drawn Typography Trend in Design

Hand-drawn typography has recently emerged as a growing trend in print and digital medias. This is due in part from the fact that designers, illustrators, and art directors are struggling to stand out in a digital age. Basic desktop publishing and word processors skills have become blase; even neighborhood garage sale signs can be printed at home rather than being…

Beautiful and Simple Image Collages with Photovisi

Photovisi.com is a free online service that makes it easy to create your own photo collages online, offering several creative templates and options. While many different services exist online to creatively process your photos, most of them are just for short-term fun. Photovisi offers a wide range of several high quality collage designs and styles. By focusing on the quality…

Free Vector Chart & Graph Templates

If you have ever tried searching for high quality Chart & Graph templates, you will understand the dilemma and difficulty we had in compiling this round-up. We have also been asked on a number of occasions by a readers to help. For a while we actually thought there wasn’t any. But, thankfully, we eventually found some. We have sifted through…

Managing Graphics and Icons in your Designs

Projects can get overly confusing if we let them slip too far. This has become circumstance time and again, most commonly among the freelance designers of the world. Web projects are no different and require a strict level of discipline for project management. Graphics and icons are useful for spicing up the average website template design. However management of all…