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40 Creative Dark Website Designs for Inspiration

Even though clean and minimal designs are in vogue, dark website designs still continue to have an enigma of their own. Used effectively, a dark website design can help you create a stunning visual impact, offering you more scope for moving away from orthodox design conventions and allowing you to be that little bit more innovative. Edgy, hip, strong and…

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15 More Responsive CSS Frameworks & Boilerplates Worth Considering

Following on from 15 Responsive CSS Frameworks Worth Considering, which we published last November, today we have 15 more for you to consider. All of the frameworks and boilerplates below have been built with strict compliance to standards and conventions and will, as you would expect from any CSS framework, save your precious time by eliminating the need to write…

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20 New Photoshop Text Effects

In this roundup, we have put together 20 amazing Photoshop text effects. Photoshop’s text tools can create awesome and mind-blowing effects — well, that’s as obvious as “Sun rises in the East”. Whether you’re designing a logo, a banner or just some title text, Photoshop comes with the required tools to help you inject creativity and awesomeness in your text…

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The Benefits of Teamwork in a Startup Environment

Working to build a startup from the very beginning requires dedication and seemingly endless weeks of hard work. There are very few success stories revolving around a single entrepreneur, as most great innovations require teamwork. There are different associations between the size and focus of any team division. But it’s crucial to understand that each workspace is different with their…

30 Free Photoshop Splatter and Water Color Brushes

If you are a designer (or anyone even remotely associated with graphic design), you know the importance and versatility of splatter brushes. Take a look at any popular image manipulations’ website. Chances are, over half of the manipulations that you come across have employed splatter brushes. In this round-up, we bring to you 30 awesome ink, paint and blood splatter…

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Making Advanced Customizations to the WordPress Roots Theme

WordPress is well-known for having the single largest and most active development community of any content management platform, and that large development community has created some of the most powerful pre-made themes available anywhere. Lately, most developers have been focusing their efforts on migrating their designs to new technologies, including HTML5 and CSS3, which are more able to scale with…

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What’s Your USP (Unique Selling Point)?

Let me start off by asking you a question. How many of you have switched toothpaste brands over the course of your lives? How about deodorant, shampoo, or motor oil for your car? Have you ever thought about what makes one brand of these items different, or better, than the others? What is it about “your” particular brands that draws…

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The WordPress header.php Template File: Do’s and Don’ts of Good Header Design

The WordPress header.php file is an often-underappreciated template file can actually make the difference between visitors who stick around and “drill down” into other website content, and those who simply come to the site, stay for a few seconds, and then point their web browser elsewhere. Amateur web designers and developers who are new to things like DOCTYPE tags and…

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Using Gamification To Get Your Visitors More Involved

As users vie for badges and mayorship on FourSquare, and boast about achievements on XBox Live, one thing has become amply clear: gamification is here to stay. Categorically defined, gamification is the use of game mechanics in non-gaming contexts. It encourages user loyalty, improves application ‘stickiness’, and helps promote an app through viral, social channels. A retail chain rewarding loyal…

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25 Beautiful Color Spectrum Wallpapers

In this gallery, we have put together 25 color spectrum wallpapers, to help satisfy your daily doze of inspiration as well as treat yourself to some amazing and colorful images. Scientifically speaking, color spectrum refers to the visible portion of white light. However, as humans in general and artists in particular, we cannot imagine life, or even existence, without colors….