30 Beautiful Web Designs Inspired by Nature

May 23, 2009

By making use of organic parts of nature such as trees, leaves, the sun, the sky, and fauna, you can give your designs a more realistic and down-to-earth look and feel. In this collection, you’ll find some of the best web designs that take inspiration from nature.

By Jacob Gube

20 Useful Websites for Graphic Design Textures and Patterns

May 22, 2009

Patterns and textures, when applied correctly, can produce amazing and truly unique designs. Typically, they are used for site backgrounds, but can also be used as repeating patterns on site components such as the header and the footer. If you use right type of patterns it can really improve your site visually for the viewer.

By Kawsar Ali

How to Create a Clean Web 2.0 Style Web Design in Photoshop

May 20, 2009

In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you’ll learn, step-by-step, how to create a stunning and clean web layout. You’ll be using some basic to intermediate-level techniques to build your very own sleek “Web 2.0″ style web design that uses the 960 Grid System.

By Jan Cavan

Billings 3 Giveaway Results

May 19, 2009

Last week, Marketcircle, developers of award-winning business applications such as Daylite and Billings for Mac OS X and the iPhone, and Six Revisions asked you what you thought the best time-tracking app was.

By Jacob Gube

Create a Slick and Accessible Slideshow Using jQuery

May 18, 2009

In this web development tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a slick and web accessible slideshow widget using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery). In the process, you’ll see the concept of Progressive Enhancement in action.

By Jacob Gube

Getting Started with Ruby on Rails: Installation

May 17, 2009

This article will guide you through the process of installing Ruby on Rails, and any other software that is required to begin using it.

By Phil McClure

25 Great Examples of Using Gradient Effects in Web Designs

May 16, 2009

Using color gradients, or effects that transition two or more colors with one another, is one of the most popular design techniques in web design. They’re easy to create yet hard to get right. In this showcase, you’ll witness some of the best examples of using color gradients in the hopes of inspiring you in your own designs.

By Jacob Gube