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Motorola inks deal with 3D Systems to build its modular 'Ara' smartphones

When Motorola threw its weight behind Phonebloks' modular smartphone concept, it pretty much signaled to the rest of the industry that the Google company was dead serious about customization. But that radical vision of a completely upgradeable handset needs an equally radical manufacturing partner …

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Free Design Resources: UI Kits

I thought it would be a good idea to find more freebies around the web for you guys. These are some very useful UI Kits for those moment when you're …

66 New High Quality Free Fonts

Typography doesn’t exist in a vacuum, the letters often powerfully evoke specific times and places and can help us come to a clearer understanding of …

30 Fresh Websites with Modern, Clean Design

So much is possible these days in web design with CSS3, jQuery 2.0, etc, which is why so many websites include animated imagery. You can design a …

Web Design

10 design concepts that every web developer needs to know

Over the last few years I've been teaching a workshop on visual design basics aimed at developers. As with most things on the web, I've found a …

UI Design

Flite Launches A Free Online ‘Design Studio’ For Building HTML5 Ads

Hey, remember when people were still arguing about HTML5 versus Flash?<p>The battle seems long over at this point, with the rise of the iPhone essentially killing Adobe’s Flash platform, but Will Price, CEO of ad tech company Flite, said the transition has taken longer than you might think — it won’t …

Freelance Marketplace DesignCrowd Raises $3M To Fuel Its International Growth

DesignCrowd, a crowdsourcing marketplace for freelance designers, has raised $3 million in new funding from investors led by Starfish Ventures. This brings the Sydney, Australia based company’s total raised to date to $6.3 million. DesignCrowd will use the proceeds to open a U.S. office and scale …

10 typefaces every design studio should own

I’ve been wondering today, if I started a design firm today and could only buy ten fonts, which fonts would it be? Well, here are the results…<p>1. …

Typography

20 Clean White Business Cards for Inspiration

We used to find so many business cards in various color and design.<p>Some of them are flexible for any business. But a sophisticated clean white …

10 things you should NEVER ask a designer

Clients – you've got to love them. Except when you secretly want to strangle them.<p>Yes, of course, clients are the people who pay our wages, and so …

25 Free Fonts & Typefaces for UI Design | Fonts

Yet another fresh collection of handpicked <b>free fonts</b> for graphic designers. Custom designed <b>fonts</b> are a great solution for making your company stand …

8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers

As a web designer or developer, it’s nearly impossible to remember multiple programming languages, frameworks, and keyboard shortcuts to various …