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  • Getting Past the Limitations of Your Design Skills

    Getting Past the Limitations of Your Design Skills

    Have you ever been looking through design annuals or other publications, keeping up to date on what’s happening in the industry, when you happen upon a bunch of work that’s leaps and bounds more creative and technically proficient than anything you’ve done so far? I don’t mean a little bit […]

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  • Weekly News for Designers

    Weekly News for Designers

    This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter or follow us on Twitter for some more amazing design articles, resources and freebies. New Resources & Tools Propeller […]

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  • 10 Free WordPress Plugins to Help with Legal Compliance

    10 Free WordPress Plugins to Help with Legal Compliance

    Part of doing business on the web these days is ensuring that you are in compliance with local, national and international law. While laws can vary from place to place and by what type of website you’re running, there are WordPress plugins to help you with those responsibilities. While nothing […]

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  • Creating an Illustration Guideline

    Creating an Illustration Guideline

    An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our illustrations Why is it needed? Identifying the core values and a high-level rationale as to why you need illustrations is key to outlining […]

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  • 10 Free Plugins for Taming the WordPress Media Library

    10 Free Plugins for Taming the WordPress Media Library

    The WordPress Media Library is one of the most used portions of the popular CMS. And, while it’s certainly been improved over time, there are still some things that we’d like to tweak. Things like easily optimizing images, bulk management and other enhancements that can make for a more powerful […]

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  • Freebie: Cute Valentine’s Day Cards and Backgrounds

    Freebie: Cute Valentine’s Day Cards and Backgrounds

    If you’re looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day card that doesn’t quite look like it’s last-minute, then you’ve come to the right place! Courtesy of our friends over at Freepik, we have a small collection of creative and fun Valentine’s Day card templates you can quickly customize, print out and […]

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  • Building and Growing Your Freelance Web Design Personal Brand

    Building and Growing Your Freelance Web Design Personal Brand

    As a freelance web designer, you are well aware of the strong competition out there. There is a large number of professionals offering the same kind of services that you do not necessarily with the same quality and, sometimes, for an outrageously small fee. And you might have come to […]

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  • CSS Flexbox Learning Guides, Tools & Frameworks

    CSS Flexbox Learning Guides, Tools & Frameworks

    Flexbox is an advanced method of more efficiently using space amongst items of a CSS container. While its theory can seem a bit complicated and difficult to master, thankfully the web is chock-full of great opportunities to learn. We’ve compiled a collection of some of the best resources out there […]

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  • The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

    The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

    During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot to hurt the experience that the user has while using your software. We put together a list of points for you to check before the design is signed […]

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