QVectors - Quality Free Vector Graphics Paid License information By buying this license you are granted a Lifetime License to use this design on your projects. You will be allowed to use it for commercial, personal and educational projects without having to give attribution. You can also print merchandise (like t-shirts, mugs, etc) up to 500 copies per design and up to 10.000 with an Extended. Where can I use this design? Promotional use: You can make usage of this design in any print or electronic media, including websites, packaging and advertising without crediting attribution or copyright. Merchandise use: Physical products where the image is the main reason why the product will be purchased. Template use: You can use it for digital templates including websites, brochures, etc, intended to be sold online on-demand as long as it is not sold “as is” and is solely used as a graphic resource to create a new design/layout/template which differs significatively from the original design.
Freebies • Blog.SpoonGraphics 10 Free Retro Text Effect Graphic Styles for Adobe Illustrator Last week I shared a tutorial showing how to create a retro text style using Adobe Illustrator. I had lots of fun producing that effect, so I’ve been busy crafting a number of additional colour combinations to create a collection of 10 free retro text styles for you to download. 12 Free Cinematic Photo Effect Actions for Adobe Photoshop I’ve been having fun working on a brand new set of free Photoshop Actions to transform your photographs with various contrast and colour alterations. 10 Free Black Grunge Textures Made From The Ashes of Hell! 30 Free Magic Bitmap Texture Graphics for Adobe Illustrator I have a new collection of free design resources to share with you this week, and these are MAGIC… Well not really, but kind of! 20 Free Vector Pallet Wood Textures in AI, EPS & PNG Format 10 Free Subtle Grunge Texture Brushes for Adobe Photoshop
101+ Stellar Exciting Social Media Icon Sets You MUST Witness To Start 2011 Off Right! | Barbara Ling, Your Maverick Virtual Coach Hello gentlemen. And ladies. Look at your website’s current social media icons. Now look at mine! Now back to YOUR social media icons Now BACK TO MINE! Sadly, your socia media icons are not mine. Hold on. What was that? You have absolutely no idea what I’m babbling about? Sigh. Okay, listen. I haven’t yet had my morning coffee, okay? Thus, instead I’m doing a visual write up along the lines of: May I now continue? Thank you! As I was saying, now LOOK AT MINE! Sadly, your social media icons are not mine. But if you ditched the common boring “must imitate the other 39,392 bloggers on this planet!” Look down. Back up! Where are you? You’re on my site, Barbara Ling.com, looking at incredible shiny glossy social media icons your site could right now be entrancing your visitors with! What’s in your hand? Back at me! I have it! It’s your mouse! Look again. The icons are now on YOUR SITE! Anything is possible when you think outside of the box. Which what I’m about to show you…….right now. Gosh that was fun to write!
Vector Valley | Valley of Vector Resources vector-editor As per this blog post from July, we have officially closed the advanced suite of Flash tools (previously located at advanced.aviary.com) in order to focus on our new company direction powering the photo experience in 3rd party apps. While we hoped that everyone would have taken the time to retrieve their files since our notice, we recognize that the message may not have been seen by everyone. Therefore, if you were not able to retrieve all of your files to date, please contact us at email@example.com from the email address associated with your account to help retrieve your files. Do this quickly. Please note that after September 30th, 2012, we cannot guarantee that your files will still be available for us to retrieve. While the tools will remain offline, we may continue to explore new homes in whole or in part, for specific elements of the suite. I would like to make a few recommendations for alternate tools to try: Thank you to those of you who gave awards to the advanced suite.
GraphicsWall Free Design and Graphics Stuff Thousands of free Vector icons and Icon Webfonts for Interfaces and Responsive web design We present to you an interesting and exciting selection of Free Icons, flat icons, symbols and pictograms with vectorial content, especially designed for UI design, menus, lists, webapps or native apps.On a different note, we've made a selection of the most recent Icon Webfonts designed specifically for responsive projects and to solve problems like graphics resolution in retina displays. These custom icon sets embedded in a webfont kit can be easily styled with CSS changing colors, size, rotation, adding shadow and other new CSS3 features. It reduces the time to create responsive design using scalable icons instead of different image files and media queries for every resolution. It's widely compatible with browsers, it even goes all the back to version 4.0 of IE. You can see an online example provided by CSS-TRICKS about the use and possibilities of manipulation through CSS: Icon Fonts are Awesome. Icon Web Fonts Fontello. Font Awesome is a pictographic language of web-related actions.
12 Critical Elements Every Homepage Must Have [Infographic] If you’re considering a website redesign or are wondering how to generate more leads from your website, it's a good idea to start with your homepage. Serving as your company's virtual front door, this page is generally responsible for drawing in a majority of your website's traffic. And despite its prominence, many businesses struggle to optimize it properly. You see, your homepage needs to wear a lot of hats. Rather than treating it like a dedicated landing page built around one particular action, it should be designed to serve different audiences, from different origins. So to improve the performance of your homepage, check out the following infographic detailing 12 critical elements every homepage must have. Download our collection of website homepage design examples here to see how these elements come together. 12 Critical Elements Every Website Homepage Must Have Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic. 1) Headline
Web Design Elements: Examples And Best Practices This overview features a hand-picked and organized selection of the most useful and popular Smashing Magazine’s articles featuring various building blocks of a website and published here over all the years. Call to Action Buttons: Examples and Best Practices Call to action in web design — and in user experience (UX) in particular — is a term used for elements in a web page that solicit an action from the user. The most popular manifestation of call to action in web interfaces comes in the form of clickable buttons that when clicked, perform an action (e.g. How can we create effective call to action buttons that grab the user’s attention and entice them to click? Read more… Image Caption Design: Techniques and Trends Image captions are an often-overlooked element of Web design. But image captions are a great place to add a bit more style to your website or to give some unique insight into the subject of the image. There are two basic kinds of photo captions. Read more… Read more… Read more…