This week in design: 23 creative photography logos, templates and much more

September 19, 2014 • 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 renderings of the new Apple Watch, cute and silly emoticons, as well as WordPress poll plugins, creative photography logos and much more.

19 Header and Hero Images Packs for Your Projects

Today we collected some outstanding hero and header images packs for your current and future projects. Large hero images have become quite popular lately. Companies like Paypal, Ghost, Squarespace, InVision, Square, Magisto, and many others are embracing this new trend. And honestly I don’t see why not. Their websites look sexy and the end results are gorgeous.

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549 logo, badge & insignia templates for 85% off

The new 5in1 mega bundle from Deal Jumbo is something really special: super high quality logo, badge & insignia resources with retro / vintage feel in one mega pack! Whether you’re just starting your freelance career or looking to beef up your own logo library, you’ll totally love this Jumbo Deal! With 85% off from already discounted bundles, and available for limited time only, you need to grab this new 5in1 mega bundle while you can.


30+ Free GUIs for Website Builders: Late Summer 2014 Edition

Of course, free GUIs are not a “panacea”, since they are not as rich in features as paid packs. However they provide you with more than just a starting point. In our large and mixed assortment you will find sign-in boxes, slider frames, multimedia players, standard widgets and modules, profile boxes, buttons, icons, navigation and other essential elements.

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Daily Web Design and Development Inspirations No.407

Inspiration plays an important role in Designer’s creativity.In this Daily web design and Development inspirations we are showcasing a good list of creative websites every day. We are showcasing the latest findings from the wonderful world of design. Amazing high quality artworks in Different categories from great web designers over the globe. Feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts.


20 Best Joomla Portfolio Template

As we all know Joomla is a very powerful online application available; it is a multi functional source application. For easy  development of web sites and applications this award winning Content Management System helps the user a lot. CMS is available to the user for free and has a great  community support. Joomla template  is used to build power web sites of all shapes and sizes across the world.


20 Fresh iPhone 6 Mockup Design Templates

Apple has released two iPhone models few days back, the 4.7 inch new iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 looks more like the iPad both have same rounded corners and curved glass. UI designers will be excessively engaged to get the new iPhone 6 mockup designs and set their work on it. We have come up with a great collection of iPhone 6 mock up designs. You can see the list of iPhone 6 mock up designs below in different formats (PSD, AI, and Sketch).


18 Sites with Beautiful Free Stock Photos

You’ve heard it ringing across every social media article out there – visuals are a huge player in improving your engagement. Social media blogs are especially guilty of using cheesy stock photos of people in suits writing buzzwords on whiteboards. People actually pay for that kind of thing, you know.

Searching for photos to compliment your social media and blog posts can be a daunting process for many. It can be not only time consuming, but can do some serious damage to your wallet as well.

Fortunately, there are dozens of sites that provide breathtaking free stock photos that can be taken advantage of. For this post, I’ve curated a comprehensive list of photo resources, along with key features (registration, formatting, etc). Many of them have been used more than once here and others are simply on the waiting list.


Useful Free Apple Watch PSD Mockups

Mere introduction of new gadget makes developers and designers start running their mind to ensure users get the best experience. Along with Apple Watch, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was announced too. We have already talked about free iPhone 6 Vector and PSD mockups. Preparing the list of free Apple watch PSD mockups makes me recall the free Android Wear UI PSD mockups article we came up with a few months back. For all our designer friends, here we have compiled a list of best free Apple Watch mockups to download and use them in different design projects which they might be working on to enhance the user-experience. Take a look!



40+ Cute Emoticons and Smiley Icon Packs

Every day, new emoticon smiley icon packs are being introduced so that people can have some fun. However, finding a good icon set for using in your own website can become a difficult task because there are millions of icons on the web. Therefore to help you out, we have collected some great emoticon smiley icon pack that you can use in your website’s chat. We are sure that you will love these smiley icon sets because all of them have been collected after some great effort. You can use these emoticon smiley icon packs to replace the default emoticon set which comes with custom smiley plug-in. Enjoy!


10 Books for Learning JavaScript

JavaScript is changing at a very rapid pace right now, the term Vanilla JavaScripthas been very popular as of late, and will probably gain more attention over the coming months. I can relate to front-end being a miserable journey, but JavaScript has been evolving at a very rapid pace. Being such a popular programming language, it requires of the community to pay special attention to how are others being taught to developed, and to this day – one of the most comprehensive introduction (quality) guides to JavaScript is the Idiomatic.js page hosted on GitHub. Check it out!


Free Simple Bootstrap Contact Form Template

I don’t know about you, but one of the biggest pains when building a website is creating a contact form. It’s one of those things that you don’t do every single day. The tags and everything involved are difficult to memorize. Also, if you mess up one little thing, the entire contact form doesn’t work. In an effort to make your life easier, I have built a basic contact form using bootstrap. I left this one stripped bare, so you can add your own CSS styling to make it your own. You can see from the screenshot below what the contact form will look like.

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15+ Best WordPress Poll Plugins

Polls are used by websites that like to interact with their users and get to know them better. A survey question can be anything such as ‘Are you a designer?’ with ‘yes’ and ‘no’ for answer. Any website would love to get a response from their users. Having a feedback helps the website to improve the total user experience on the site. Visitors can easily get bore if they spent a lot of time on searching for a particular topic. A simple survey on your website can be very helpful in lifting the mood up.


23 Creative Photography Logos

The logo gives the first impression about a company’s profile to a client. If it is in a very professional and creative way the company might have got an order too very easily! There are varieties of logo designs available using trending technology and digital designs. While most of the creative photographers started using logos to market their business in a different way.


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