Themes

November 2014: 22 Free WordPress Themes for (almost) All Needs

November 26th, 2014
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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November 2014: 22 Free WordPress Themes for (almost) All Needs

Bloggers, magazines, content creators, and freelancers are usually having a hard time finding themes to showcase their thoughts, news, articles and products. And even though there are lots of options with WordPress to do this, many of them are poorly designed and do not have the features a content creator needs. Many of the themes featured in the following article include plugins, frameworks, engines,...

Deals & Giveaways

Time to Relaunch: Win PSD2HTML Services Worth 500 Dollars (Giveaway)

November 25th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Time to Relaunch: Win PSD2HTML Services Worth 500 Dollars (Giveaway)

If you’re into web design, you’ve most likely heard of PSD2HTML more than once. Back in 2005, they were the first team of this kind, providing design to HTML/CSS conversion services. Today they are still the industry lead with their massive staff capacity and high customer demand. Alongside an infographic with five fun facts about the company, we have a total value of 500...

Essentials

25 Free Hero Images and Mock-ups: The First Impression Counts

November 24th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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25 Free Hero Images and Mock-ups: The First Impression Counts

The use of giant, so-called Hero images is a trend of the younger years. Some say it was Apple who brought it forth, some say gigantic images have been there forever, but couldn’t be used due to poor bandwidths. The latter is becoming less and less of a problem, so why not start using hero imagery today? It will make for a solid first...

Essentials

Double Tap, Check, Swipe: 25 Free Gesture Icons Packs for Your Mobile App

November 21st, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Double Tap, Check, Swipe: 25 Free Gesture Icons Packs for Your Mobile App

Finally, you are ready to put a new mobile app on the market. Surely you expect it to take the audience by storm. As we all know, people buy not only the product but also its packaging. So without a well-thought-out presentation, chances are, it simply won’t do. Presentations of old won’t do either, neither will lengthy feature lists or plain screenshots. Why not...

Deals & Giveaways

Pay What You Want for Thousands of Premium Resources in InkyDeals’ Creative Bundle

November 20th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
5
Pay What You Want for Thousands of Premium Resources in InkyDeals’ Creative Bundle

This is a dream come true. All of you know InkyDeals and their insane bundle offers. Now these two have partnered to bring you the ultimate great AND insane bundle offer. They’ve put together 13 of their best selling deals worth 6,714 dollars and let YOU name the price… this deal is different from the risks they usually undertake. The distance between pay-what-you-want and...

Design

Homepage Builder Squarespace 7: The Revolution Will Be Televised

November 19th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Homepage Builder Squarespace 7: The Revolution Will Be Televised

Squarespace is one of the leading brands in the online website design business. They don’t solely aim at end customers but also target designers, developers and their agencies. Squarespace is not a newcomer, but more a veteran in its field. With the experience of ten years of online site design behind them, they have now come up with their most radical innovation ever: Squarespace...

Design

900dpi: Hey Designer, Add a CMS to Any Website Easily!

November 18th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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900dpi: Hey Designer, Add a CMS to Any Website Easily!

Designers like lots of things, but first and foremost they like their freedom to design whatever they want in whichever way they see fit. That’s one of the reasons why homepage builders are not an option in most cases. They all limit in one way or another, though their compromises tend to get better and better. If you are more the traditional designer type,...

Deals & Giveaways

Retro Textpress for Illustrator: 20 Great Retro Text Effects Bargained Away

November 18th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Retro Textpress for Illustrator: 20 Great Retro Text Effects Bargained Away

You know and (most likely) love the concept of one-click purchasing. This is a convenient way of buying something, isn’t it? Imagine the same principle ported to design work. One click and your plain text layout looks great. This is exactly what today’s Deal of the Week will bring you. Apply a plethora of retro text effects to even the most common (and boring)...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: The Colossal Vintage Design Bundle Discounted 94 Percent

November 12th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Deal of the Week: The Colossal Vintage Design Bundle Discounted 94 Percent

If size matters, this Deal of the Week matters a lot. It represents an amazing bundle of bundles containing more than two GB of vintage design goodies in one incredible deal. The Colossal Vintage Design Bundle brings you an arsenal of vintage design elements including fonts, retro patterns, vintage monograms and letters, art deco frames, antique book covers, postcards, business cards, flourishes and much...

(Free) Services

SkitterPhoto: One Free Commercial-use Photo per Day

November 10th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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SkitterPhoto: One Free Commercial-use Photo per Day

SkitterPhoto offers commercial-use photos of high resolution and quality. If you kindly ask them, they might even give you the RAWs for free. SkitterPhoto is a project by three photographers from the Netherlands. More than 250 images are already in stock. The promise is to add at least one new picture a day. These images then "skitter" through the web, driven by the CC0...

Apps

Top Tools and Resources for Hybrid App Development

November 6th, 2014
by Tara Hornor
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Top Tools and Resources for Hybrid App Development

Do you remember when apps first appeared for smart phones? The TV commercial for the iPhone 3G’s tag-line, “There’s an app for that,” made it seem like there was an app for anything you’d ever want. It may not have been true at the time, but it certainly is now, especially with the emergence of hybrid app development in the past few years. With...

Deals & Giveaways

Sheer Madness: InkyDeals Bargains Away Thousands of Design Resources Worth Over 31,000 for 99 Dollars

November 5th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Sheer Madness: InkyDeals Bargains Away Thousands of Design Resources Worth Over 31,000 for 99 Dollars

Sometimes we stumble upon offers that sound too good to be true. That’s also what our whole editorial office thought when we encountered InkyDeals’ "Colossal Birthday Bundle". To clarify whether this was most likely just a simple typo we contacted InkyDeals and asked them. No, did they assure us, this is not an error. We are totally serious about this. We really bargain away...