Koloria: Free Icons Set

Dear readers, designers, developers and bloggers, I am pleased to announce you my second free icon set, Koloria. It contains more than 160 pixel perfect icons (32×32 pixels) and is suitable for various types of commercial or open source projects.

Design Conduct and Principles

Pretty often in our daily existence we tend to override our moral conduct. We sustain these alterations with various excuses, most of the time pointing at external reasons. In design, as in life, having principles and a proper conduct will help define you as a good designer.

The Avengers: Action, Humor, Great FX and Box Office Records

Just in case you we’re living under a rock or in wilderness, Marvel’s The Avengers had its premiere in USA this weekend. It may not be much for the masses, but for moviegoers and fans this is it. The clash between these wondrous super heroes has started and some of the most unique powers are about to collide.

Web Design Inspiration: The Honest Company with the Awesome Design

9 out of 10 guys will say to you that Jessica Alba is hot. The other guy doesn’t know who Jessica Alba is. The reason for mentioning her in this post is that, The Honest Company is founded by Jessica. The site is very well designed, has a nice colors scheme and it can be an example for how to design with end purpose in mind.

The New Photoshop CS6 – Beauty and Features

People … this is huge Huge HUGE. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta version has arrived. And it has a ton of new features and even bug fixes. Let’s get down to business and emphasize the most important features in this upcoming release.

Website Redesign Based on Metrics Analysis

Considering that Graphic Rating had no less than 5 redesigns, I think it is appropriate to write an article about the process of redesign. A process that is very important, where decisions should be based on real facts rather than the need for a fresh design. In these next lines I will share with you the analysis that preceded Graphic Rating’s current redesign session and all the metrics involved in…

15 Alternatives to WordPress, Joomla and Drupal Worth Checking

I’m sure most of you are familiar with various CMS’ like Drupal, Joomla and WordPress that are used for designing a mobile website. And since these content management systems which are well known worldwide help us build a mobile website design, we are not going to talk about them.This post is dedicated to great content management systems alternatives to WordPress, Joomla and Drupal that have some nice features and can…

Get Inspired and Steal from the Best Designers

“Good Artists Borrow, Great Artists Steal” – Pablo Picasso. The main problem with this concept is that we often steal from the wrong person and instead of improving our output, we end up messing it up. In this post I will list some of the best designers out there, that can inspire you in your future designs.

The Impact of Speed Performance to a Website

A couple of months ago, last year, I’ve redesigned Graphic Rating. One of the purposes of this redesign, apart from getting tired of the old one, was improving the overall speed of the website. Let’s take a look at some inputs and the results after the redesign process.

Design Applications for every Designer – 3D Apps

There are multiple job titles that are related to design. From the auto industry to our own web design industry every designer needs a tool. Here is a post dedicated to those of you interested in other areas of design or simply interested in various design applications. Listed bellow are some of the most important 3d applications suitable for any needs.

Slider Components in Corporate Websites

Displaying content in a manner that fits your site can be difficult sometimes. And other times can be handled using a content slider. Let’s see how big corporate companies handle this task and integrate slider components in their websites. We will cover in this post 2 or 3 sites from the same domain to see how competition handles the same task.

10 Free Project Management Tools to Fit Your Needs

For the last couple of months I have been wanting to create a new simple project management application. My needs were and still are, for an application that has the most basic features wrapped up in a good looking user interface. I’m still considering creating the app, but for now I just want to keep on researching. As a result of my research I’ve compiled 10 free and open source…

Creating a Content Slider for WordPress using TinySlider

I know that I have to make some kind of introduction about WordPress and content to connect it to the article’s headline but it seems that today I have no inspiration. So – you have a WordPress site, you need a content slider, you’ve tested a couple WordPress plugins and you’re not happy with the result. In that case – this is the post that you want to read, the…