Role: Owner & Founder of Awesome 1WD
Dainis Graveris is 23 years old blogger and designer, founder of 1stWebDesigner, now more silently managing everything behind the scenes. He usually hangs out in Twitter tweeting design related links and chatting with people. If you have any questions or feedback that's the best place to start! Cheers!
Beauty speaks in all languages – with this post I wanted to show these words speak truth. You never can get enough inspiration and fresh wallpaper on your desktop is the best thing to do, if you want to cheer yourself up! Again I tried to select only high quality wallpapers excluding low resolution like 1024 and less. This list is just for this time – summer – a lot of warm colors, sunsets, skies, nature!
Just scroll through the list and pick Your favorite ones! Which is Your favorite desktop background? Mine is the first one “Elements” and “The other side”!Read More
Today I wanted to collect ultimate list of font and typographic related online tools available on Internet. There are tools for You to create Your own fonts, find unknown fonts just by selecting text or submitting image, siFR tools and resources, few Firefox plugins and several more CSS related online resources to help your web development process.
Also I’ve found several communities where You can ask typographic related questions or just find people like you, just check out those tools and make easier development process.Read More
This time I wanted to showcase and promote web design companies or web designers with extremely creative portfolios as well as own showcase sites. With Internet possibilities now many designers showcase their works on their online portfolios, I could never stop to list portfolios. There are tons more creative sites available, but I tried to select the best picks of my own choice. I also believe these sites and screenshots can present also current design trends.
Note: If you are looking for fresh inspiration from year 2012, we suggest you to check out new article we just publish with 40 creative web designer portfolios.Read More
On this list You’ll find all available WordPress video tutorials on Internet with a lot of links for every level of knowledge. Video screencasts in my opinion teach You skills a lot faster than the best book You can find. In future You should check for updates on those sites, because WordPress is rapidly growing, but sites offering such great video screencasts stay and update.
Get Yourself busy and good luck, I really hope these links will help Your development process!Read More
There are countless tutorials, articles, resources all about how to use Photoshop more efficiently, tips, tricks. Photo manipulation is one of the most interesting skills and most creative art dressed in future/present digital age in my opinion. On this list You’ll find showcased many artists from Worth1000 site – which is popular with its numerous contests and amazing photo manipulation works. Every pick has been carefully picked from the crowd – some of these works are really funny, some works look unbelievably real – but all of those works will inspire You a lot, I assure this!
If You still don’t know – everything is possible with Photoshop and here You can see, what can be done with Photoshop power in it’s best performance!Read More
A theme framework is a theme that is designed to be a flexible foundation that can serve as a parent theme for building child themes. The use of WordPress theme frameworks may ease theme development by reducing the volume of work which may be needed in creating a backbone for your theme (usually by using PHP and WordPress Template Tags). Theme frameworks also make theme development more accessible, removing the need for programming knowledge. I listed here the best WordPress theme frameworks available as well as several child themes and related articles to help get Your foot with WordPress theme developing.Read More