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Are Web Design Schools Losing Their Magic?

Just a few months ago, 1stwebdesigner released its Flat Design course, teaching web designers the secrets in mastering the beautiful art of flat design. That got me asking: Now that online education is becoming more and more popular, is it still relevant to go to web design schools these days? This question is perfectly normal … Continue Reading

Back2Back: Fashion and Web Design Similarities

In this amazing world where exclusive designs and elements are fighting for supremacy, a lot of aspiring designers wants to be famous and become a design icon. When the love for art united with technology plus a spoonfuls of passion for design, a great designer guru can be born. What are the fashion and web … Continue Reading

The Hiring Guide for Freelancer Clients

I have been writing about freelancing and web design for over a year now, and I honestly haven’t stumbled upon a hiring guide that teaches clients to hire great freelancers. Everybody wants to find good clients. Often, freelancers read tips from experts and blogs like these to successfully dig the gold out their freelancing mines. … Continue Reading

Make it Artastic: 30 Beautiful Photoshop Brush Sets

Photoshop brush sets can be a great time saver for the designers because these allow the designers to easily and quickly create fantastic artwork without the need to draw all the individual design elements. Good Photoshop brushes have always been in demand, which is why every designer should have a great collection of Photoshop brushes … Continue Reading

How to Create a Music Player UI Using Adobe Illustrator

There have been a lot of UI kits swarming around the market lately. Some include complete sets of User Interface elements and, some, focus on just one element. These kits often serve as a basis and template for web designers in creating wonderful web pages. Because of these kits, web designers, now, don’t have to … Continue Reading

Internet Is Down: What Will I do?

Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, 1stwebdesigner. Not too long ago, these four websites loaded together in each tab in harmony. Then everything changed when the Internet got down. Only the service provider can fix this, but then, that service provider vanished. What will you do now that the Internet Is Down? I know nothing can really be … Continue Reading

Don’t Be a Wimp with GIMP Tutorials

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation program. It has been distributed as an open source, so therefore, anyone can easily download the software without any donation. It can easily work on different operating systems. It is also available in many languages as well. Are you ready for some awesome GIMP tutorials? You can use GIMP … Continue Reading

100 High Quality Desktop Wallpapers for Web Designers

Wallpapers are always a source of inspiration. Everyone likes good wallpaper, whether it is on the desktop screen or on the website. The simpler they are, the more beautiful they look. Web designers are always searching for some inspiration that help them to expand their vision and go beyond possibilities. That is why most of … Continue Reading