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15 fantastic examples of parallax scrolling websites

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Technology is never constant and so is the web design and development. With the latest web standards like HTML 5 and CSS3, it has been possible to create interesting and eye-catchy effects in browsers. One of the examples is the parallax illusions which have made the web design even more appealing. Parallax scrolling involves the […]

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Fantastic Collection Of Free Tools & Resources For Designers

Tools are the best friends be it for web designer or for any other professional. The world of web is also full of different kinds of tools and resources that the community keeps on delivering. Tools help designers complete their job more efficiently and in a professional manner. These tools include coding tools, icon sets, fonts, vector design set, patterns, PSD files, UI kits to name a few.

Below, you will discover a fantastic and very useful free tools that every designer must have. So what do you think? What did we miss? Which tools do you like the most and why? Leave us a comment and let us know what you think about this compilation.

Font Combiner

Font Combiner is a versatile web font creator and font improvement tool exposing advanced font features to the end user – kerning, subsetting, various hinting options and custom font glyph combinations.

Dracula

A dark theme for Sublime Text, Alfred, Chrome, TextMate, Vim and xcode.

Animated Opening Type

An amazing animated 3D opening type effect with pseudo-elements, CSS transforms and transitions.

YAMB

YAMB is a small set of tools and best practices that allow web designers to build responsive websites faster.

Scrolld.js

Scrolld.js is a unique open source plugin for jQuery. Scrolld.js provides a method for highly precise scrolling for pixel-perfect layouts and navigation using real-time updated data values. With Scrolld.js your scrolling to items will always be exact and will always provide the best user experience.

Sticky-Kit

Sticky-kit provides an easy way to attach elements to the page when the user scrolls such that the element is always visible.

Metro UI CSS

Metro UI CSS a set of styles to create a site with an interface similar to Windows 8. This set of styles was developed as a self-contained solution.

Salvattore

A jQuery Masonry alternative with CSS-driven configuration.

stickUp

A simple plugin that “sticks” an element to the top of the browser window while scrolling past it, always keeping it in view. This plugin works on multi-page sites, but has additional features for one-pager layouts. Scroll down to see it in action.

Simptip

A simple CSS tooltip made with Sass

Slippry

Slippry is a responsive content slider by booncon ROCKETS. Slippry is truly responsive, built on modern web standards and is packed with options, so it can be as simple or complex as you want, so give it a go!

Xmarks

Offers bookmark synchronization, search enhancement and web discovery based on sites bookmarked by users.

Remember the Milk

Remember The Milk: Online to-do list and task management.

Mockflow

Design, collaborate user interface concepts for your software and websites.

SocialMention

Social Mention is a social media search engine that searches user-generated content such as blogs, comments, bookmarks, events, news, videos, and microblogging services.

HTML5 Please

Look up HTML5, CSS3, etc features, know if they are ready for use, and if so find out how you should use them – with polyfills, fallbacks or as they are.

HTML KickStart

HTML KickStart is a ultra–lean set of HTML5, CSS, and jQuery (javascript) files, layouts, and elements designed to give you a headstart and save you a lot of hours on your next web project.

CheckMyColours

What is CheckMyColours?

It is a tool for checking foreground and background color combinations of all DOM elements and determining if they provide sufficient contrast when viewed by someone having color deficits.

CSS3 Click Chart

Allows you to change how the browser calculates the width of an element, that is, whether or not to include padding, borders, and margins, in the width or height calculation.

DeCSS3

A bookmarklet for testing your graceful degradation.

CSSrefresh

CSSrefresh is a small, unobstructive javascript file that monitors the CSS-files included in your webpage. As soon as you save a CSS-file, the changes are directly implemented, without having to refresh your browser.

Simpless

It’s easy to understand why thou­sands of developers use SimpLESS for their web projects. SimpLESS is your easy-to-use LESS CSS compiler.

HTML Purifier

HTML Purifier is a standards-compliant HTML filter library written in PHP. HTML Purifier will not only remove all malicious code (better known as XSS) with a thoroughly audited, secure yet permissive whitelist, it will also make sure your documents are standards compliant, something only achievable with a comprehensive knowledge of W3C’s specifications.

CSS font stack

A complete collection of web safe CSS font stacks and web font CSS.

Excssive

No one likes bloated CSS. Simply drag and drop your CSS files onto this page, and watch as they’re compressed on the fly.

The CSS3 Test

This test checks which CSS3 features the browser recognizes, not whether they are implemented correctly.

Animate.css

Animate.css is a bunch of cool, fun, and cross-browser animations for you to use in your projects. Great for emphasis, home pages, sliders, and general just-add-water-awesomeness.

Toast

Toast is a CSS framework made as simple as it can be, but no simpler. A plain-English responsive grid makes simple layouts a breeze, and with box-sizing you can add padding and borders to the grid, without breaking a single thing.

Less+ Framework

Less+ empowers designers and developers to build websites that can adapt their content depending on screen resolution.

Wonderflux

Wonderflux allows you to rapidly develop highly sophisticated, custom WordPress themes with just a handful of files (minimum is just 1 – style.css) using the principle of a Child theme.

Zoey

Zoey is a lightweight framework for developing mobile apps. It is small, customisable and features a range of UI components.

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Gridpak

A Responsive Web Design tool for creating grids by Erskine Design.

Reverie

Reverie Framework is an extremely versatile HTML5 WordPress framework based on ZURB’s Foundation, a powerful tool for building prototypes on any kind of devices.

Padrino

Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the Sinatra web library. Sinatra is a DSL for creating simple web applications in Ruby. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!

Fluid Baseline Grid

Fluid Baseline Grid is a web development kit created by Josh Hopkins and 40 Horse, LLC. It’s made for rapid prototyping website layout design with CSS3 and HTML5.

AlphaPun

An image with a transparent background is like a painting on a window: you can see all sorts of exciting things behind it, but you can’t reach through to touch them. AlphaPun.ch changes that!


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Someone recreated the new ‘Star Wars’ trailer in Lego and it’s fantastic

Maybe you’ve seen the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer 500 times already. Maybe you haven’t — that’d be just over 12 hours, which is ridiculous. But have you seen it in Lego?

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Free Font Family: Jimmy – Designed to Look Fantastic Small

jimmy1Jimmy is a free font family consisting of 4 fonts; Jimmy Serif Regular, Jimmy Serif Bold, Jimmy Sans Regular & Jimmy Sans Bold. The whole purpose when designing Jimmy was to create a font that looked great small whilst still holding onto that hand drawn aesthetic that we love – making him great for slogans […]
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Fantastic Flat Superhero Illustrations from Bunka

The flat design trend is fairly shaking up all aspects of the graphic design industry. We are entering a new era of simple and minimalistic modes of communication in which flat design seems to deliver in the best possible manner.

Inspired by the flat format of design, French graphic designer Bunca has used the same methodology and created a series of minimal and flat superhero illustrations. These illustrations cover a wide range of superheroes including the likes of Judge Dredd and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But some of his designs, like that of Batman and Spiderman, clearly stand out from the rest. Take a look at his beautiful creations and see if you can spot your favourite hero.

You might also like to check out the Flat Design Superheroes from Jeffrey Rau, or Superhero Shadows, a dark & minimal poster series from Lily’s Factory.

Flat Heroes Illustrations by Bunka

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‘Super Smash Bros.’ is finally in your pocket, and it’s still fantastic

The latest Super Smash Bros. game features just about everything you would expect from the series. The roster of characters is absurdly huge, featuring everyone from series mainstays like Mario and Link to new characters like Pac-Man and even the ghostly trainer from Wii Fit. You’ll be fighting across stages pulled from Nintendo’s rich history, including a green-hued stage that looks like a GameBoy and Mario Kart‘s infamous Rainbow Road. There’s a whole bunch of modes to play through, both solo and with friends, and at the end of the game you still fight that weird giant hand.

But the newest Smash Bros. differs from past games in one key regard: it’s on a handheld device for the very first time (a Wii U version is expected later this…

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Fantastic WooCommerce Themes For E-Commerce Websites

5Currently, there are several billion consumers in the world, scattered across the wide expanse of the Earth. Living in these modern times has its advantages. For instance, we can now choose to purchase a product from thousands of miles away, and have it shipped to our doorsteps within 24 hours. Online shopping never made more […]
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How to Use Color Filters for Fantastic Website Designs

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A Look under the Color Filter Fantastic Website Designs Utilizing this Simple Technique

Who would have thought that such simple instruments as color and gradient can catalyze creativity and enormously enhance the website’s aesthetics in the modern world of advanced effects and intricate styles? Modern web designers prove that working a color filter effect can naturally emphasize refined illustrations, sophisticated graphics and spectacular photo manipulations. The website simply […]


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Fantastic Low Poly Illustrations of The Big Bang Theory Cast


We all love The Big Bang Theory, don’t we. The obsessive–compulsive genius that is Sheldon, the charismatic romantic Leonard, the want-to-be ladies’ man Howard, the shy Raj, and of course, the aspiring actress Penny. They all bundle together to create one of the funniest comedies currently on TV. What’s not to love?

To show his appreciation for the show, graphic designer and illustrator Mordi Levi has created a series of illustrations of each of those characters we mentioned above in a low poly contemporary style. Along with the completed art, we have also included images that show the process Mordi has taken when creating each illustration.

Big Bang Theory Low Poly Illustrations

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Sheldon

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Leonard

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Penny

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Howard

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Raj

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Fantastic Branding by Farm Design for Coffee Brand Static

0386cfc04ae32b33376b465d961850daFarm Design partnered with Espresso Republic for the launch of the new Static coffee and espresso bags. Espresso Republic wanted to create premium bags that exuded the high quality of the coffee held inside. A cohesive look was established that was then applied to both the coffee and espresso bags.  The final result features custom […]
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