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Weekly Design News Roundup – 19 April 2013

April 19, 2013 • By

The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at amazing iOS icons, great free fonts, as well as responsive design  and mouth watering food Photoshop tutorials.

65+ Responsive Web Design Tutorials – Go Mobile Friendly Today!

With the extreme growth in number of active Internet enabled mobile devices it is critical for web designers to master most aspects of mobile ready web design. Right now, we experience that more and more clients ask for responsive layouts that adapt to their visitors screen sizes. This mega trend makes good sense and it is a great time of opportunities for agencies and freelancers. Most business owners immediately understand why it is time for a website facelift or a complete rebuild… no one can afford to ignore the growing segment of mobile users.


17 Modern Free Fonts for Designers

These 17 Modern Free Fonts are applicable for any type of graphic design, web designs, print, motion graphics, flyer design etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos and so on. Typography is the essential element of any graphic design and fonts are just like a treasure for designers.


35 Powerful and Useful Time-Savers for web Designers

If you are a web designer who considers time as a essential factor of your productivity, then you will tend to find Free, or Paid online tools that will improve your workflow and increase your productivity without wasting so much time on it.  And this is where small time-savers become handy. Be it a handy checklist, batch installer, dummy image generator or converter from Excel spreadsheet to HTML — all these things can save us a couple of minutes every day, making our work easier and more efficient. Whether you like lists or not: this one will probably help you find those little nuggets out there that will help you avoid headaches and stress.


Best Tools And Tutorials for HTML5 Designers and Developers

Web designers and developers hardly get time to learn and improve their HTML5 skills while working on their projects. Here, in today’s round up, we like to share some HTML5 tools and tutorials to help them ease their tasks and get to know more about the advance functionality. Our main motive is to inspire the web designers and developers in pushing the standards of development process. Avoiding the use of flash in website designing has given a new break for this technology.


10 Awesome Examples of Ecommerce Sites Using Responsive Web Design

Often, many of the websites using RWD are agency sites or personal blogs, and sometimes it seems like a RWD design might only be practical for the more creative type of website. However, this is simply not true. Every type of website can benefit from using a responsive web design to allow web visitors to access the same site and content no matter what kind of device they are using. As a snapshot of an industry segment doing as much, here are 10 examples of ecommerce B2C businesses using responsive web design.


A Roundup of Beautiful Free Icon Sets for Developers 

When you’re developing a blog, web app or any kind of site that encourages user interaction – the style and appearance of the action buttons can be hugely important. You want the icons that you use to be instantly recognizable and immediately obvious – and you also want them to fit the overall visual aesthetic that you have for the site. It’s important to get these right – and it can take a huge amount of time, patience and energy if you’re designing them from scratch.


30 Creative 404 – Page Not Found Pages Designs | WebTechPost

There are two ways in which you’ll go once coming up with a 404 page for your web site – you’ll go the smart route and build it usable and check out to assist the reader notice precisely what they were probing for or, you’ll style a 404 page that not solely defines the character of the website or the designer, however conjointly makes it a pleasure and surprise.Having a decent Error 404 page is maybe as vital as having nice contents. typically it’s going to not be your fault guests landed on error pages, however having the ability to speak and direct them back to the house page is pretty much as good as a second likelihood to re-engage a traveler. So here we present the collection of 30 Creative 404 – Page Not Found Pages Designs. Check the post and share your views about the post.


128 New Seasonal Vector Illustrations and Freebie from Vectorious

In this new collection you will find lots of retro summer illustrations with palm trees, surfers, beach balls, sailing ships, flowers and floral backgrounds, doodle flowers, and more. On top of that, you will find a wide variety of Memorial Day vectors. You can see them all in the seasonal category.


35 Best Photoshop Food Tutorials

Photoshop is most the popular and widely used image editing and manipulation program. It is loved by its users as it is quite easy to use once you get used to it and familiar with it. Photoshop lets you experiment with various images, thus letting your create some amazing and surreal pieces of art. And sometimes Photoshop can help you add life and spice to daily live objects, or create them from scratch! One such thing is food.So if you are a foodie, then check out this amazing collection of 50 Tremendous Photoshop Food Tutorials!


40 Amazing app icons for inspiration

With more than 700,000 apps in the iOS App Store it can sometimes be a little hard to distinguish one app from another. Today we have gathered an amazing collection of iOS icons that we think definitely stand out from the rest of the crowd.  On Thursday we will post a list of 6 mistakes one should avoid when creating an iOS app icon.


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