Best in Web Design for July 2013

Not much changes in web design trend in July 2013, Flat design trend still a hot topic. Although there’s a new revolution in flat design that involve an effect on long shadow tail. Designers and developer working on improving contact and form page design. More freebies download offered by designers in July 2013. Looking into education website design best examples and practice. Typography taking a higher priority in making a website messages stand out. Menu navigation designs are now been put onto table when designing a more versatile user interface to improve user experience when navigating a website. Continue Reading→

New and Creative Website Designs from Designer Around the World

Let us take a break from Flat Website Designs concept. Ever since Microsoft and Google first started the flat design frenzy, more and more designers are currently adapting or rather follow the hot trend in web and graphic designs. To the extend of everything flat is consider a better and modern approach in any designs including website, graphic and user interface designs. I really misses the old days where texture, custom illustration and strong gradient dominated the web design world, hehe..ok that’s a bit exaggerating! I mean come on, didn’t you missed the urban, grunge and dirty distort graphic (in a good way) in web designs? i know i do 🙂 Flat designs methodology is growing rapidly since CSS3 were introduce to modern web coding. Continue Reading→

20+ Free Monochrome Color Icon Set

Monochrome or single color icon set are very useful resources for web designers. When designing a website, web designer often wanted to place a mini and simple icon beside a text to indicate what the text represent. Not only that monochrome icons work best on any background colors, they are also easy to edits and no hard and complicated details which we see in many icons nowadays, especially icons like iOs7. Monochrome icons can also adapt the ‘flat’ design methodology, no extra shadow, no extra unnecessary details, only one single colors that work perfectly in light or dark background. In this article, i will show you 20+ Free Monochrome Color Icon Set you can download for free. You can use them in your next website design and website development projects. Continue Reading→

30+ Best Examples of Modern Flat Icon Set

Continue with the obsession over Flat Designs Trend, I’ve been looking around the web for a collection of Flat icon set and Flat icon designs that can inspire me for my next project. When looking around the web, I’ve also read article on “Flat” design subject. There’s a lot of debate regarding this trend, some are positive and some are negative. There’s one particular article i read that is interesting. It is about Flat design casts a long shadow, seem like there’s some evolution in simple “flat” design. You’ll need to check out the article for better understanding. Continue Reading→

30+ Example of Perfect Great Details iOS Icons Design

iOS or previously known as iPhone OS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. If you familiar with iOS then you would know that in the beginning of iOS development, there are couple of icons that are common to iphone users. But over the years, designers had been more than creative on designing a better and detail-ish iOS icons design. With the rapidity growth of social media and mobile applications development, many company and start-ups willing to spend thousands to hired a designer to create a unique icons to brand their up and coming mobile apps on iOS. Continue Reading→

Best in Web Design for June 2013

In the month of June 2013, I’ve seen a lot of website adapting Flat Website Design Concept. With the recent Firefox and iOS7 redesign, it is proven that Flat designs are here to stay. However there are some negative opinion about overuse of Flat design from Designer Community Board. Is this just a phase in Design Trend? well you’ll need to judge it yourself. Here’s a list of Best Web Design Resources and Articles I’ve found in June. Continue Reading→

What do You Think About Firefox Logo Redesign?

Popular web browser Firefox has redesigned its logo for the web world of 2013. The new logo was created by a team led by Firefox designer Sean Martell, who explained that they were aiming to address usage concerns such as SVG compatibility and colour consistency. in this article, we will go behind the scene of the redesign process and thoughts. Simplified Firefox logo Make the logo simpler – Simplifying a style doesn’t always mean bringing it down to basic geometric shapes and solid colors. You can in fact bring simplicity to a visual by better balancing color, contrast, shape, and detail. Continue Reading→

40+ Fresh and Rare Typeface Fonts for Professional Designers

Fonts or typeface is one of the most essential material in designers line of work. Picking out the best choice of fonts for your designs or branding projects can be time consuming and furthermore research on typeface styles, kerning and emboss are very important for a branding process. With over millions of fonts available to use, either free or paid fonts. The selection are wide and sometime confusing since maybe 30% of the fonts will look the same in the eye of common folks. Take example, if you see an ‘Arial’ font with ‘Helvetica’ font, will you notice the different? but in truth they are very different in any perspective. Continue Reading→

Take a Look at Google ‘FLAT’ Designs Principles Revolution

Over the years, google had made some designs impact on web community. They started their UI Design concept with ‘glossy’ and ‘fun’ and ‘detail-ish’ interface designs. When apple redesigned their site with a more ‘minimal’ and ‘less detail-ish’ concept, the Google design team started to bringing in some new idea on how their global ‘UI Interface’ should look like in the future. Beginning from January 2012, Team manager Christopher Bettig and design/project lead Roger Oddone lead the Google design team and started to work on creating a solid, yet flexible set of guidelines for using its visual assets for both its vendors and its own designers. And it’s now released the results. As you can see from the extracts shown here, Google’s been very much influenced by the current flat design trend Continue Reading→

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