Archive for February, 2014

28Feb

To drive more visitors to business website and turn them into clients later, it’s important to make them interested in what they see. Visually appealing look of the site that communicates business ideas is a key. Consider this freebie from TemplateMonster, Free HTML5 Theme for Business Site, as a ready-made solution for better promotion of your business.

Business, consulting, communications, internet, science – whatever business sphere your company deals with, this theme is a perfect fit for presenting services of this kind online. It’s minimal cutting-edge look is perfect for highlighting key points of web presence. Let’s see what’s inside this feature-rich theme.

  • Animated border menu implemented in the header shows its items when you activate it (clicking on dashes in the middle). Header looks clean and uncluttered due to its usage.
  • You can view the information in the featured blocks below with nice shape hover effect.
  • Any amount of information can be wisely arranged on Services page with the help of a list with flip effect. Besides, viewing the list of services in interactive way is more interesting than reading the plain text.

To see how your site on the basis of this theme will look like, click demo button below.

demo |download here

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28Feb

Today, when I start browsing and looking through the numerous websites in my browser, I am taken aback to find just how many of them I can remember or relate to or even would go back to? Well, not many. And why is this so? A dull business website design is as boring to relate to, as attending a boring lecture, in your university.

If we break down what does personality really mean for us or in other words who would you say ahs a good personality? Someone, who is friendly, easy-to-talk-to, is understanding, is relatable, is helpful, and is well-organized. These qualities can be applied to your business website design as well. Now, you may think that website design firms will charge you a bomb for having such website design packages for you. Not really. This can be achieved by implementing the three core attributes to make your very own interactive website design.

Photo with a man and a questionmark mask that can be used for concepts such as identity theft, and other identity issues

Functionality
What use is a website that looks beautiful but does not answer your question? A good website design is the one that allows even first-time visitors to search for information and give them a reason to return back. Make sure to relevant information in the pages of your website. Make every space count. Leave blanks only if you want to give a breathing room for your visitor. Remember, your browser has a problem for which they are looking for answers. Provide relevant, accurate and precise information in every page and don’t forget to thanks them for being on your site.

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12Feb

Nothing reflects the idea of a travel agency better than attractive large visuals of foreign countries most people would like to visit. If you’re looking for setting up or redressing a website that deals with traveling, consider this stylish theme – Free Responsive HTML5 Theme for Travel Site fromTemplateMonster – featuring the modern approach to design. Choosing it as your site basis, you invest in its future success with no money spent.

Theme’s Definitive Features

  • Beautiful top slider with full-width photos is hypnotizing. If you want to attract more viewers, make it with effective visuals like the ones implemented in this jQuery slider that shows top destinations and price notification of these tours.
  • responsive nature. Starting a site on the basis of this theme you can be sure that it will be correctly displayed on desktops, and screens of all sizes.
  • Booking form on the front page allows the clients to find the very trip they need just in a few clicks. This well-constructed form narrows the search and shows all possible company’s offers.
  • Blog page. Use this sub-page to welcome more clients to the company posting its latest news and sharing discounts and promos with them.

Now enjoy this freebie in live action and feel free to press “download” button to get .psd files and start your site.

Demo | Download here

Free Responsive HTML5 Theme for Travel Site

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7Feb

You Are Hired! These are the words every job seeker would like to hear. The sooner it will happen, the better. We all know how to achieve it – to present a thought-out resume that tells enough about you, shows your skills and explains why you can be good for the job you’re opting for.

Of course, a well-done resume is not enough. Primarily, you should have good skills in a certain sphere of business. Your portfolio will tell a lot about them. And nicely designed CV will present this portfolio at its best.

And what about creating a unique resume that will be a life illustration of your skills, and will be called a little masterpiece? How should it look like? Your imagination will be essential here. It can be a cup with a list of your skills printed on it, a paper box (with booklets inside) with all information printed on it, even creative infographic showing the milestones of your career. You can even print some extras from your CV on the t-shirt and put it on when going to interview.

Let’s see the brightest examples of resume designs compiled in this post. Hope, they will inspire you for your own creative ones.

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Resume Book by Paula Del Mas

Resume Designs
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Resume by Anthony McCann

Resume Designs

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3Feb

Calligraphy – it’s all about art and writing. Beautiful writing – this is how it is also called. Traditional way of doing it is using a pen, brush or a feather. Today, when it has become a part of digital art, it can be nicely done with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Calligraphy fonts are widely used by designers for their visual aesthetics. Implementing them in layout, it’s possible to add a nice stylish touch to the work.

Digital calligraphy is an interesting topic to discover, but today’s post focuses on handwritten one. It’s a great source of inspiration. These nicely done examples enchant with elegant hand drawn letters, gestural strokes against white paper. Actually, paper is not the only material used in magic process of creating calligraphy masterpieces. Glass, wood, walls (you can notice graffiti almost everywhere in the cities) – whatever surfaces can be used.

Creating nice calligraphy requires constant practicing. Day after day, hour after hour, with diligence and patience – this is the only way to get perfect results.

Mastering this art is not easy and will be a long process, but it’s highly rewarding. This list of calligraphy tutorials for beginners that will give you wise tips on how to start and go on in this creative work.

How To Start Writing Calligraphy

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Italic Calligraphy Online Class

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