Modern Element Trends In Minimal Webdesign of 2010

As you may heard, I’ve been working on site redesign for a long time already and now I am deeply researching modern elements in minimal webdesign – I decided to share my research with all of you. I think this modern&minimal trend will rule for some time, time for loud elements and web 2.0 cheap shiny badges has been long … Continue Reading

18 Wireframing, Mockup And Prototyping Tools To Plan Designs

I will keep repeating how important is to plan your webdesign, sitemaps, draw flowcharts,wireframes before even start to do actual functional and design planning! Since I am deeply researching this topic myself, this time I found the most popular wireframing software available. Just 3 of tools I found were free, but every tool has free trial … Continue Reading

27 Blog Designs With Amazing Design And Functionality

In this inspirational showcase article, I collected a little bit different blogs – usually blogs serve for one purpose – design or function. Just a few blog designs fulfil both important tasks, I thought I will find a lot more design suitable for this article before I started. Here you’ll find a lot of beautiful simplicity and … Continue Reading

Revolution And Future In Blogging World – Art Direction Trend

People have been talking for a long time about numerous list posts repeating each other, but the same is about blog designs. Even if blog design is unique it still has same consistent sidebar, CSS image, text styling and standard navigation repeating each time when new article is published. I usually compare blogging with journalism, because it’s the same … Continue Reading

1STWD Q&A E-book : Interviews With 25 Popular Bloggers

This is my first ever made *.pdf e-book and I was very excited to see how many people will respond to my call and how their actual answers will sound like. Purpose of this Questions and Answers Interview e-Book was to explore and compare how experienced and well-known bloggers/designers think, how they organize their workspace, solve their problems, get … Continue Reading

25 Premium Email Newsletter Templates For Successful Marketing

Email newsletter is really underestimated and I rarely see websites, blogs using it as marketing and communication tool. Everyone knows he should offer option to subscribe by e-mail, but how to use those e-mails powerfuly to strenghten your relationships and maybe even promote your own products? For that topic we should even create dedicated article, … Continue Reading

1STWD March 2010 Features: Top Design Links And News

As you may notice 1stwebdesigner has started to change a lot throughout past few months. We will also start to cover Design Community news and do monthly (maybe weekly in future) reviews of top design links, articles, websites. Now you may find it all only by reading your feed regularly, checking Twitter daily and being … Continue Reading

April Fools Day – Don’t Get Fooled!

April, april! I tried to trick my colleague, then few of my friends and I understood I am too honest person to try to evil trick somebody! Only thing I tried on Twitter was –  to tell everybody I will give up on this site and put it on sale on Flippa.com –seeing my daily … Continue Reading