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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…

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Freebie: Comprehensive Office Environment & Tools Vector Pack

This weeks freebie, designed by our friends over at Freepik, is a huge office environment and tools vevtor pack that contains everything a freelance designer would have (or desire) in their office. From laptops, tablets, cameras, USB dongles, and headphones… to folders, calendars, spreadsheets, notebooks, and general stationary – everything is covered in this comprehensive vector pack. You should check…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.231)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. New Resources & Tools hookr.io – A WordPress Hook/API Index. Shadow DOM CSS Cheat Sheet. Typekit Practice – A place to…

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Beautiful Corporate Identities for Your Inspiration

Any means of communication, whether that be business cards or letterheads, or any means of advertising, such as posters and brochure, or any digital media representation, such as a website or an application, comes under the title of brand or corporate identity. As you can imagine, creating and maintaining a consistent brand identity across all mediums can be a monumental…

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Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Ideas

Ideas: the germs that grow into those great, award-winning designs we all want to have our names attached to. We all get dozens of ideas constantly, which typically range from fairly good to amazingly good. Ideas are an abundant commodity that we all have, as creative people. In fact, most designers have more ideas than they know what to do…

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How to Create Stylish CSS Buttons

In this tutorial, I’m going to run through the basics of 4 different style buttons – flat, border, gradient & shadow (skeuomorphic), and press style buttons. I’ll reset all the CSS so that buttons display consistently across devices, and I’ll style each set of buttons with a :hover and :active state. Without further ado, let’s dig into the HTML. Get…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.230)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. Reading & Learning 7 things I wish every search box did by Nicolas Dessaigne. How I joined Google, the personal story…

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25 New Frontend jQuery Plugins

In this post, we have put together some of the most popular frontend jQuery plugins that have been released recently. And, are also very easy to implement and configured within minutes. The jQuery plugins on this page are diverse: there are plugins that let you work with menus and scroll effects, and even some that will help you lazy load…

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‘Sketch the Life’ Inspirational Photo Manipulation Project by Sebastien Grosso

Photo manipulation has been widely used to add an extra bit of creativity into photographs. Although it’s not widely popular among traditional photographers. But when done correctly, photo manipulation can give a whole new life to an old photograph. We recently came across the work of a French artist and photographer who has manipulated his self-portraits quite brilliantly. Sebastien del…