30 Great Pricing Table Designs



When a user visits a site and is looking to buy a product or service, they are most interested in the features and pricing. Making a sale is about grabbing the user’s attention, selling them on the features and pricing, and then closing the sale. Thus, having a clear and concise pricing table is very important. You have to assure [...]

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30 Sites with Great (and Not So Great) Mascots



In this collection, we found 30 sites with mascots – and couldn’t help but notice the monkey theme. As you check out these pages, ask yourself whether or not the mascot distracts from the brand or builds upon it. In some cases, the character is a useful, personalizing agent that helps you connect with the brand better. In other cases, the mascot seems to be some 3rd entity injecting itself into the design.

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34 Amazing Chalk Drawings



Drawing on the sidewalk with chalk has long been a fun summertime activity for children. What used to be simple, erase-able fun for kids has elevated to an art form. Artists all over the world are using chalk to create masterpieces on pavement. Creative and innovative, there’s an amazing amount of artistry, skill, and technique involved in crafting landscapes, portraits and even 3D-style images. Here are 34 captivating examples of chalk drawings that showcase the diversity of this emerging form of street art.

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14 Beautiful Texture Packs



Using texture in web design is risky. When it goes bad, it can go really bad. But when it goes well… well, it can blow your socks off. In this post you will find some very subtle textures to enhance your designs alongside some bolder choices to be used by those with a more discerning eye (if you can pull it off!). Also, I don’t discriminate against certain types of textures here – we have all types from glass, metal, brick, grunge, and super grunge to some really unique vintage wallpaper and damask stuff. All of these are free to use, but please read the specific usage rights on each website. Enjoy, and happy designing to you and yours.

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10 Beautiful iPad App Interfaces



The iPad has undoubtedly opened new doors in design and functionality, but who is utilizing the device the best? That is the question I sought out to answer with this post. I looked through apps of all kind: communication, productivity, accessibility, and education to name a few. Below are the best examples I could find. Some are old, some newer, but all demonstrate great understanding for user experience and eye catching design.

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Awesome Wooden Icon Set Showcase and Tutorial



The other day I came across a fantastic icon set that I really wanted to share. It was a Wooden Mac OS X Dock Icon Set (you will see it later in the post, too) and it intrigued me because though I usually don’t like this style, I really admired these. Inspired, I dug deeper and found some other wood icon sets to share with all of you. I also snuck in a really cool tutorial from Design Instruct at the end. Enjoy.

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20 Beautiful WordPress Themes



If you happen to use the blog with WordPress platform, one of the advantages of this platform is the number of themes that you can use as a design and layout of your blog.

There are so many blogs using Wordpress to power their blogs with various features and functionalities that I want to share 20 (include 10 free and 10 premium) new WordPress Themes to help you out.

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20 Incredibly Useful WordPress Plugins



Since 2003, the Wordpress community has grown exponentially into the incredible resource it is today. Themes, plugins, widgets – all of these things have helped thousands and thousands of website owners over the years. Today we will focus on plugins. Not only do plugins add small features to your site, but these days, a good plugin can change your site’s look and functionality completely! From E-Commerce to SEO help to iPhone native browsing capabilities, check out some of our favorite plugins below.

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50 Brilliant Single Page Websites



When we create a website, we take inspirations from other sites. As a designer, it’s very important to know the current trends but with new trends emerging so often, it’s hard to know which one to choose. In this round up, we have compiled a list of 50 single pages with creative and beautiful designs. Single Page websites are great because they can give your website a unique feel from the regular multi-page websites and some websites deliver even more info than a multi-page site! At the end of the post, please take a few moments to share your favorites!

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20 Incredible Illustrated Web Designs



Illustrators have become an integral part of the web design world in recent years and have come to produce some of the most gorgeous designs on the web today. Keep reading to see some of the most impressive pieces we have found.

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