Archive for October, 2009

13 Oct 2009


User-Centric Javascript – How to Use it, How it Can Help You

Kayla gave us a great primer on user-centric design in her article, “The Art of User-Centric Web Design.” Design, however, isn’t the only thing that should centered around the user. The entire web experience should be user-centric, so let’s take a look at how you can use Javascript to support your user-centric goals.

10 Oct 2009


Breadou Donut Wrist-Wrest Giveaway (for Webitect’s 1st Birthday!)

Breadou wrist-wrest products look and smell like real bread, but are not actually bread at all. Instead they are fun, highly creative office accessories to show off to your coworkers and friends.

Yes, it’s Webitect’s 1st birthday — and it’s amazing to see how far we’ve come in just under a year. The official date is on October 15th, so be sure to share a few birthday comments then. :) It’s been a great experience, and we have more to share with you throughout the week in celebration!

07 Oct 2009


10 Samples of How Blogs Display Their Posts

When it comes to designing a blog, one of the main elements of the design is how the posts are going to be displayed on the front page. Here you see some trends and samples of how other blogs are displaying their posts.

There is no perfect recipe for designing the way a blog will be displayed, it vary mostly depending on the content of the blog, the style of it’s design, the amount of posts made and much more. The most important thing is to first select all elements that you want to display and place them the way it will play out the best on your design.

06 Oct 2009


Incredible Digital Illustrations by Jerico Santander

Jerico Santander

We always love to post great inspiration for our designers, or perhaps just those who appreciate art, but we especially love to appreciate the hard work of individual artists.

Recently on the Behance network, we came across Jerico Santander’s digital illustrations — definitely worth a look.

05 Oct 2009


40 Black and White Minimalistic WordPress Themes

As Kayla mentioned earlier: “Minimalistic design is here to stay!”, and indeed it is. Below is a fine collection of 40 black & white minimal WordPress themes, most of which are 100% free for download!

04 Oct 2009


25 Black & White Minimalistic Web Designs

Minimalistic design is here to stay, and black and white web design is one of the ways to approach that. For both inspiration and example, here are twenty-five black & white themed web designs — with perhaps only the slightest hints of color or gray.

01 Oct 2009


15 Must Know Sources for Free Web Graphics

Knowing how and where to quickly find free design resources is a great asset to any designer. Today we’ll look at the top sources for icons, photos and vectors- and what makes them the best.

While there are plenty of sources for web graphics, it’s not always easy to find what you’re looking for, especially when you’re looking for free resources. Plus, many of the free sources out there are for personal use only, which severely limits their usefulness. Here I’ve collected 15 impressive sources for free icons, photos, textures and vectors.

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