Showcase of 40 Pricing Tables and Signup Pages


A well-designed pricing table and sign-up page can make or break your online business. Getting users to hit the signup button is one thing, but making the actual signup process easier and helping people chose the right plan or package is a science in itself.

Today we’ll have a look at some great pricing table examples. I hope you’ll find some inspiration from the examples showcased in this post.

Sticker Mule $100 Giveaway – Enter To Win!


I think we can all agree that getting your name out there is important. For example, putting a sticker of your logo on your laptop when you go to a design conference or skin your iPhone with your own custom design can be a great way to get people to notice you!

From laptop skins to die cut stickers, Sticker Mule makes it easy to order custom stickers and skins at very affordable prices. The good news is, we’ve partnered-up with them to offer a free $100 order to a lucky reader of SpyreStudios.

5 Ways To Streamline Your Web-Design Workflow


Productivity and efficiency are all the rage these days – and for good reasons. As a freelance designer, my income greatly depends on my ability to produce quality work, and if I can do that even slightly faster than the other guy, I will not only have happy clients, but returning customers.

In this post I’d like to share some of the things I’ve learned throughout the years that I use or do on a daily basis to help me with my workflow. Of course the more experience you gain the more time you’ll save, but let’s try to point you in the right direction. Those tips might be quite useful especially if you’re getting started as a freelance designer :)

Survd App Giveaway – 3 Licenses Up For Grabs


There’s a ton of solutions and apps out there for creating surveys. I’m sure that at some point in your career as a web-designer/developer, many of you had to either build a survey app from scratch or find a solution to create and implement a survey on a client site. Not an easy task.

I recently had the pleasure of trying out Survd, a small and simple survey app created by Matt Ward. Today we’re giving away licenses to 3 lucky readers of SpyreStudios!

Collection of 450+ Abstract and Fractal Photoshop Brushes


Creating your own Photoshop brushes is fun, and those brushes can be used in a variety of designs, from web to print. It can be quite time-consuming to create your own brushes though. Fortunately for us there’s a lot of free Photoshop brushes sets out there!

Today we’ve collected over 450 abstract and fractal brushes. I hope you enjoy the collection. Feel free to share your thoughts and leave a comment at the end of the post.

Design Cocktail III Giveaway from Designious – Enter to Win!


Not so long ago Designious released the second edition of their popular Design Cocktail, and now they’re back with Design Cocktail 3, with over $900 worth of design resources still for the extremely low price of $29.

We’ve partnered with them again to give away a Design Cocktail 3 bundle to 3 lucky readers of SpyreStudios.

The resources included in this bundle are offered by, and of course

Bands and Artists Websites – Showcase and Best Practices


I think web-design is an art just as much as music is. Being a musician myself there are some things I personally like and want to see on a band website and there are some things that really bug me.

Things like landing pages, splash pages, music that starts automatically, all-Flash sites and cluttered interfaces often make me wonder who’s in charge and why record labels and artists still do those things when they clearly get in the way of a great user experience.

7 Steps To A More Effective And Productive Webdesign Process


Designing for the web is fun and we as web-designers are constantly learning new techniques and improving our skills. But to be honest, kicking-ass at Photoshop doesn’t mean your new website will be a success. It sure will be pretty, but there are many things you should do before you actually sit at the computer and start designing.

The tips and tricks in this post are my personal experience. It has worked for me and I’ve learned many of them from working with other designers, too. They’re like little insights into my own design process. I hope you find this post useful.

MOJO Themes Cyber Bundle Giveaway


The MOJO Themes Cyber Bundle will take place for 10 days only between November 29th (Cyber Monday) and December 9th. We have partnered with MOJO Themes to give away Cyber Bundles to 3 lucky readers of SpyreStudios.

The Bundle will include some of MOJO Themes’s most popular items. Read more to learn how to enter this giveaway!