27 Amazing Free Blurred Background Packs Looking for free backgrounds? Here we have collected some nice background packs for you. Blurred background images have become a popular trend in web design currently. Top 10 websites for free, non-cheesy stock photography There are many times when a creative professional needs a decent picture to complete a project or a bit of content. But many stock photography websites are either too expensive to subscribe to or seem to have too many cheesy images of stuffy characters in suits that would make even the least fussy amongst us cringe. So what is one to do when faced with the requirement of a decent pic, that frankly – doesn’t look like your typical stock photo? Well today, there are a growing number of websites offering amazing stock imagery, and even better – they’re free!
Best user interface designers on Earth - GoldtreeGoldtree User Interface designers are that rare breed of individuals that build those beautiful layouts that we spend 50 to 65% of our lives staring at. Some of them are like rock stars in the design communities and some of them are obscured behind corporate non-disclosure agreements that will make seasoned attorneys cringe in fear. Their work may probably never be seen in the public domain. You probably missed: Best User Interface Designs of Android L / Material Design
The 200 Best App & Web Design Tools & Resources (Categorized) This post is #21 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 198. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Well we’re back at it again making another one of our infamous Top 100 Tech lists (many of which have been shared hundreds of thousands of times), except this time we’re aiming our sights at the world of graphic, app and web design (and we’ve doubled the scope to 200 amazing items). Download 35,000 Works of Art from the National Gallery, Including Masterpieces by Van Gogh, Gauguin, Rembrandt & More As a young amateur painter and future art school dropout, I frequently found myself haunted by the faces of two artists, that famously odd couple from my favorite art history novelization—and Kirk Douglas role and Iggy Pop song—Lust for Life. Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin, above and below respectively, the tormented Dutch fanatic and burly French bully—how, I still wonder, could such a pair have ever co-existed, however briefly? How could such beautifully skewed visions of life have existed at all? Van Gogh and Gaugin’s several self-portraits still inspire wonder. My younger self had the luxury of seeing these particular two up close and in person at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC: Van Gogh’s gaunt and piercing visage, Gauguin’s sneering self-parody. There you’ll find works by another obsessive Dutch self-portraitist, Rembrandt van Rijn, such as the lush 1659 painting below.
Popup Vex is a modern dialog library which is highly configurable, easily stylable, and gets out of the way. You’ll love vex because it’s tiny (6kb minified, 2kb minifed + gzipped), has a clear and simple API, works on mobile devices, and can be customized to match your style in seconds. It supports built in CSS spinner for asynchronous dialogs. You can open multiple dialogs at once and close them individually or all at once. Free Fonts to Make a Great First Impression Feb 15 2012 When you’re designing a website, one of the pillars of great design is typography. Typography is an essential part of good web design, yet it’s amazing how many designers consistently don’t have the proper tools to work with! Talking of course about a quality font library. Even the best designer will struggle to come up with a professional outcome if their font library is lacking in quality.
Top 21 Websites for Freelance Designers Digital Revolutions has compiled a list of the top 21 websites for freelance designers. Listed in no particular order, these sites will be of use no matter what you are designing. Oh, did we mention that all of these sites are free? 21: SimplytheBest Free Fonts Featuring a huge, categorized selection of fonts, SimplytheBest provides an invaluable resource to designers worldwide. 20: PS Brushes – Photoshop Brushes With over 500 brushes, PS Brushes makes it easy to find great, free brushes for all your creations. 19: CSS Beauty A very popular site showcasing some of the most exemplary css based websites. Google's new Resizer tool lets mobile Web designers and developers test any URL Crafting an experience that’s intuitive and powerful is a tricky proposition. To help Web designers achieve a balance, Google is introducing Resizer. The tool allows designers the ability to test Material Design across platforms, and see where the breakpoints are. Rather than hope for the best when designing a Webpage, Resizer shows you — in real time — if the site is recursive for mobile. Our best speaker lineup, ever. This year’s edition of TNW Conference in Amsterdam includes some of the biggest names in tech.
Tech & ALL – Web Magazine for Web Designers and Developers I’m not really big on UI, and it seem like all has been made already, especially Flat Color UI’s, but I gave this a shot, I’m still using some flat colors with gradient effect, you can check out the full size preview below along with the .PSD download link. What’s included: - Sync tab - Download Tab - Mp3 player - Watch/Date - Desktop Tool Kit - BlueTooth Control - Video Player - Weather Widget - Photo Gallery
50 Free Photoshop Business Card Templates Nov 18 2011 The business card remains one of the most effective ways of promoting yourself and your brand offline. Business cards are regularly exchanged at conferences, expos, meetings, interviews and more. With so many printing services offering fantastic deals (large quantities of cards at low rates); it is a relatively irrelevant expense for those who truly want to network.