Everyday web design sites and blogs offer to their users tons of useful and creative stuff. As time goes by, a lot of great data might be lost among hundreds of new articles. That’s a pity to lose such good posts, tips and freebies collections, I thought to myself. Thus, I’ve refined lots of junk content to offer some true diamonds for my readers.
This is a set of the best web design articles and blog posts for October 2014 that I carefully handpicked from the most popular and highly influential blogs and resources for web designers. These articles feature tips and tricks on various web design topics, case studies on web design and development. Here you will also find October collections of free stuff gathered from different sources. And finally, you may wish to read some inspirational posts on web design projects, portfolios etc.
Like most Internet users, I used to consider pop-ups annoying. However, Julia Blake seems to make me change my mind. She offers cool suggestion on how to reduce frustration and make pop-ups work for you.
Kinetic typography is a relatively new effect that gains popularity extremely fast. First moving type was used in movies and videos, but today it comes to the web design. Learn where to use it and how to apply it to your website from the Carrie Cousins’ article.
Coding playgrounds are fun and interactive means of real-time coding presentation that became popular in recent years. In this post you will find a short round-up of 6 the most useful coding playgrounds for web developers.
Tips and Tricks for Web Designers
It’s the most useful category of articles. Here you will find loads of step-by-step tutorials, tips and tricks on the most burning issues.
The Holiday season is nigh so it’s time to embellish your website. Redesigning logo for holidays is a common practice. You don’t need to completely change it, just add a few decoration elements. Andy Sowards offers you a few tips on how to redesign your logo for holidays.
Wireframes are essential for web design when you mapping a big project. However, those projects often include smaller elements like icons and logos. Web Design Ledger offers you tips for easy creating wireframing sketches.
Nancy Young offers you some nice tips on how to make visitors to engage with your brand. As she claims, a proper combination of design and content is a key concept on getting more visitors to your website.
Post widgets help your visitors to better engage with your website. These 5 free and one not cool-looking popular-post plugins for WP will help you to offer your visitors the access to the best site content.
This is an amazing collection of 600+ human silhouettes of different fields of activity: sports, business, leisure etc. It also includes animals and technics silhouettes in various formats including SVG and PNG.
This post is a real treasure box with a collection of freebies from all over the Internet! Collections of icons, cool mockups, UI kits and templates – awesome stuff a web designer may need for the projects.
Any designer needs a strong portfolio. But even more he needs to let other people know about his work and skills. You the Designer offers you a list of 7 cool website where you can boast your portfolio.
Infographics are another huge trend. These colorful and highly informative visuals convey the info in an easy-to-perceive way. This post offers you a set of web design related infographics you definitely will love.
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