The days of WordPress being used solely as a blogging platform are over. WordPress has powered some of the coolest sites on the internet, and this post is an example of 40 great ones. I design wordpress blogs for a living, so I am always on the lookout to see what others are doing in […]
So, you’ve got people signed up to your newsletter; now what? Do you just fire off regular text emails, or do you take the time to craft something amazing? If you’re one of these thirty websites, you choose the latter option. In today’s showcase, I’m going to show off some newsletter designs from 30 websites […]
Minimalism is beautiful. It truly is. The best part about minimalism in web design is that it comes in many styles, colors and sizes, but they always have the same goal in mind – saying the most while saying the least. A great quote by Albert Einstein can sum up minimalism (in my opinion) 100%. […]
Starting the website design process can either give you a really great feeling, or can leave you feeling hollow in the pit of your stomach. The feeling you get is usually dependent on how great of a kick start you get with your design process. What if I were to tell you that you can […]
We’ve all seen them (and probably use them) – extensions of your company name. Agencies, Labs, Creatives and many others are used as a way to set us apart, but how far apart are we, really? More and more you see designers straying away from the traditional “design” at the end of their company name […]
You’re a creative person. We all are. That’s one of the reasons we are designers. But, how many of us have heard from someone that we have an over active mind and we come up with too many ideas? An over active mind can be both positive and negative. In today’s article we’ll explore both sides.
As a creative community, we want to believe that there are positive aspects of the creative minds we have but rarely do we look at the downside of it (or maybe we’re just too busy thinking of creative ideas that we don’t notice the down side?). So instead of just discussing the benefits of an over active creative mind (which I do below), I want to also discuss the drawbacks of the over thinking that we tend to do.
Designing an awesome minimalist web design can be great, but adding in the textured elements to it can turn it into a visually stunning piece of artwork. Today’s article will showcase some of the coolest designs that utilize textures and will also link you to some tutorials that will show you how to turn your […]
Marketing can be the one thing in your business that sets you apart from your competition, yet so many freelancers are either uneducated on ways to market themselves or are just a bit scared to think outside the box. Lucky for you, we’re doing all of the heavy thinking here today. ;) Guerrilla marketing is […]
Today we’ve got a special treat for the SpyreStudios visitors; 10 free copies of the new iSocialize theme from Giant Themes! The best part is this – the Giant Themes site doesn’t even launch until January 1st, so you’ll be getting the theme before anyone else! Before we get into what you need to do […]