The Best Free UI and Web Design Wireframing Kits, Resources and Source Files

The success of any project or application come down the planning and communication amongst the development and marketing teams. This is where the wireframing process can benefit any development firm; by offering: an efficient visual plan that allows a quick and simple method to plan the layout and a cost-effective, time-saving tool to easily communicate your ideas to others.

5 Qualities/Skills Freelancers Need to be Successful

Becoming a great freelancer takes time, dedication and a relentless pursuit to overcome obstacles. As a freelance Brand Identity Designer I feel there are 5 qualities / skills a freelancer must have in order to be successful within his or her given industry. In this post I will also provide you with some resources that can help you in the areas I mention within this post:

Exceptional illustrations by Mark Hammermeister

Mark Hammermeister is an illustrator and designer from the Detroit Metro area. Specializing in caricatures and humorous illustration, Mark has done design and illustration work for a diverse group of clients, including CitiGroup, ABN AMRO, Paramount Pictures, Hanna Barbera Animation Studios and HOW Design.

Aviary: 6 Super Online Creation Tools in One

The main mission of Aviary is to allow creation to become accessible to artists of all types of genres, ranging from graphic design to audio editing. The founders of the firm created Worth1000.com, which a popular talented community of 500,000 digital artists who can take part in amazing daily contests. During the course of interaction with artists on Worth1000.com, the firm realized that there were many people who want to use digital editing software, but it was quite inaccessible and inconvenient. Several reasons were found out:

Bokeh Effect in Web Design: 10 Exceptional Sites Worth Viewing.

Bokeh is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image. This effect has become very popular recently, and is normally seen in photography mostly around the light sources. Many designers have made use of this effect in web design to bring the object or element into focus while blending the background into a visually appealing design.

10 Excellent Single Page Sites

Throughout history, great artists always found new ways to show their creativity to express themselves and create new trends and techniques to remark their work apart from the rest of the crowd. The Definition of design is more critical in modern terms as now design is a way of communication; and, more specifically, Web design is a well define platform for content. There is no “Good” and “Bad” in design. It always define as a “Different”.

Display icons using a single image and CSS “Sprites”

I Read a good article today regarding the CSS Sprites method for displaying effects with a single image. In this article the developer using a single image to display all the site icons. Below is a excerpt from the article:

Why Colors Can Make or Break Your Design

Color will be one of the first things anyone notices when visiting your site and it will be a large part of the initial impressions people form about you, your website, and your business. Color sets a mood and creates an emotional response in your audience.

3RD Degree Training Launched

Tweet New fitness and training website launched for Charlottetown personal trainers Pam and Steve Collette, looking to get your butt in shape, then why not try one of the demanding yet rewarding boot-camps.   Boot-camps not your thing then contact Pam or Steve for some one on one training. Check out the site today: http://www.3rddegreetraining.com

10 Most Commonly Used Colors In Web Design And Their Examples

Colors become one of the most important part of any web design. Designers can create impression, emotion, style site based on color choices. Because the color is very important, designers must understand the meaning of colors in order to convey certain messages.