Category: Free Services

Design Inspiration and Freebies: How Dribbble Still Makes Sense

Awesome, great work! Aside from stereotypical self-adulations, Dribbble, one of the international design community’s favorite services, does have something to offer. Even if you had already written off Dribbble, read the following article. Dribbble, Temple of the Design-Enlightened There’s something to it....

Design Inspiration and Freebies: How Dribbble Still Makes Sense

Awesome, great work! Aside from stereotypical self-adulations, Dribbble, one of the international design community’s favorite services, does have something to offer. Even if you had already written off Dribbble, read the following article. Dribbble, Temple of the Design-Enlightened There’s something to it....

Hixle: UI-Design Dissected

Design is not only about taste. Good design can be constructed, not just invented. The new service Hixle helps you do that. Inspiration is Not Cheap Inspiration itself is a good thing. But, just seeing a pretty screenshot of an app or website won’t actually do much for you. Inspiration wants to be fed more precis...

Freezetab: A Different Way of Managing Chrome Bookmarks

The brand new Chrome extension Freezetab turns managing your bookmarks with the Chrome browser into a treat. Chrome’s Native Bookmark Management is Impractical When saving lots of bookmarks, you probably won’t consider using the Chrome bookmark functionality. It is rather sub par, to say the least. It’...

Stockio: Free Photos, Videos, Icons, Illustrations, and Fonts For Your Projects

For a couple of years now, the supply of free stock material has been growing consistently. Stockio sets itself apart from the competition, as it doesn’t only provide you with photos, but also has all other relevant materials that you could need for your site design in stock. Stockio: Not Just Photos According t...

Pixabay Images 3.0: Every WordPress Site Needs This Free Plugin

If you host a WordPress blog yourself and like to search and find your post images on Pixabay, you should definitely install the new plugin “Pixabay Images” in version 3.0. It’s free. Pixabay: From Small to Massive in Five Years Pixabay is a success story. Five years ago, I introduced you to the servi...

Nostalgia Alert: Windows 95 in the Browser

Do you miss the nineties and the early days of visual interfaces for the mass market? If you do, I have a functional version of Windows 95 that doesn’t need to be installed for you. I’ll admit it, this is an article for the lunch break, but this project made me feel nostalgic. The execution is actually impr...

Emojis: Useful Resources Around the Popular Symbols

The rise of the smartphones was the rise of the emojis as well. You’ll rarely find a short message without the tiny symbols. In communication, emojis are valuable, as they can make up for a part of the missing nonverbals. Pure text communication can be misunderstood. A winking smiley or an angry face leave users ...

Design Resources: Curated Collection of Recommendable Designer Bookmarks

There are lots of collections of design resources. Only a few of them are curated properly. Jessica Paoli promises to do so with her Designresources.party. Jessica Paoli is a designer like you and me. She takes care of her toolbox with useful bookmarks, although she’s weeding out more than she’s sorting in....

Tool Tip: Quickly Uncover Image Theft With Copypants

Who doesn’t know this? You use your own image on your website. Others like them too, and suddenly, your image is being passed around. Copypants helps you protect your property. There Are Lots of Services Against Image Thieves There are many services that help you find image thieves. The easiest method is feeding ...