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June 25, 2013 Illustrator , Inspiration no responses # , ,

Some Free UI Wireframe Kits

Every time when starting a new web design project, it’s always a good idea to begin with a wireframe. The purpose of a wireframe is to communicate the layout of a page without getting caught up in color and design elements. Wireframes can be a big time saver as they help all parties involved come to an agreement on placement of major page elements such as headers, content areas, navigation menus, and footers. The key is to get the layout nailed down so major layout changes won’t take place once detailed design elements are in place. To help you in this, we’ve gathered 10 Free UI Wireframe Kits that will make your life easier.
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June 12, 2013 Design , Inspiration no responses # , , , ,

Picksum Ipsum – Dummy Text From Hollywood

Picksum Ipsum is another dummy text generator that is pretty original and fun. It has a database of lines from 4 В Hollywood legends: Client Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Jim Carrey.

Picksum Ipsum

We can choose the number of paragraphs and if tags are needed or not. Also, a “rumble” option exists for creating a mixed filler text from 2 of the selected artists.

February 11, 2013 Inspiration no responses # , , ,

15+ Examples of How to incorporate White in your Designs

White, for its brightness or for its power of calming and conveying something nice, is a powerful color in web design. From menus to background, details in images and textures to frames and type, you can certainly count on white to add an elegant touch to a website. And that’s why today we gathered good examples of websites that beautifully incorporate white in their designs.

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December 3, 2012 Inspiration no responses # , , ,

How To: create triangle shapes

We see triangles everywhere: on tooltips, dropdowns and even on loading animations. Like it or not, these small elements are quite important when trying to build some relationships between various UI elements.

There are some different ways to build a triangle for your web designs and in this article you’ll see how you can actually do that.

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December 3, 2012 Inspiration no responses # , , , ,

50+ Beautiful & Creative Embossed Business Cards

Embossing your business card is a great effect to grab your audience’s attention, along with printing on different mediums, sizes of card and utilizing complimentary techniques such as letterpress, spot UV and die cut. If you are considering to make an embossed card, be sure check this post for inspiration.

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December 3, 2012 Inspiration no responses # , , , ,

Dashing – Open Source Framework For Beautiful Dashboards

Dashing is a flexible framework, built with Ruby (Sinatra-based) and Coffeescript, for creating attractive dashboards. The dashboard is formed of widgets which can pull data from any source. The widgets interface is powered by Gridster and they can be re-positioned with drag ‘n drops.

Dashing

There are sample widgets like Twitter, clock or iframe to ease getting started with it and an API exists for pushing data to the widgets if wanted.

Requirements: Ruby
License: MIT License

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