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!
If you are blogger and since now it’s like trend – everybody is blogging, you should know, writing through WordPress Rich Text Editor isn’t that fastest and easiest way. Most importantly you must think about ways how to automate and fasten your work process. Choosing desktop blogging client is one of the most important aspects in my opinion – forget about standard WordPress editor and start using something a lot more faster and handier.Read More
jQuery is already very popular because it is very fast and concise Javacript library simplifing and different event handling, smooth animation with very little code. With jQuery you can enjoy new way of web development and image galleries are the best way to use it effectively!
To make it even easier for you to choose, I also added live demo link under every jQuery plugin!Read More
I bet you’ve noticed little silence here and how articles don’t come out as often then they should, but I have really strong reason for it. For 2 weeks now, I have session and examinations in academy, so of course my daily work-flow is really messed up – I am working almost until morning, then sleep through days, wait for teachers, try to print everything out in time and so on. Very intense – since I left most of my exercises for last night.Read More
Apple style is very popular trend in our days – their design and style is really unique, clean and always good-looking. No wonder there are many designers trying to understand that style, why it works and how. There also a bunch of advanced coding tutorials available out there. Since I am Apple website style fan myself, I did research and showcased several amazing coding tutorials I found in the Internet.
I thought I will find more, but I guess Photoshop Apple tutorials are a lot more popular now than coding tutorials. But I hope you will enjoy this article as well – it’s short, but really quality one!Read More
Since previous article about CSS text effects got really big attention I decided to research and find more interesting articles and websites just focused on CSS3, teaching you how to use it, showing pros and cons and much more. To be honest it’s hard for me to keep up with technologies myself, but we really cannot not to use those new great selectors to make our designs even more beautiful, user-friendly and lightweighted. However since HTML5 is sort of tied with CSS3, I will soon continue with HTML5 article as well, so don’t miss it and keep coming back! Enjoy!Read More
You definitely should have seen those advanced CSS text effects for now already, they are rapidly getting popular as upcoming and current trend in good webdesign. The best thing about these effects is, it can be achieved with pure CSS, no more image replacements and image heavy web designs. In this article I showcased all the best explained CSS tutorials and typography tips I found and thought you definitely must read! Scroll through or definitely save this article to bookmarks so the next time you create new design in Photoshop with letterpress, shadowed etc. effects – you can create them just with pure code!
Typography takes also very important role in good web designs, so I strongly recommend to read articles I featured there as well! Enjoy and get inspired for your new, advanced web designs!Read More