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25Sep

Ready for the fresh goodie that is completely free? Meet Wine & Winery Free HTML5 Theme – the off the peg design for a site that presents wine specials. If you want to customize it to meet the needs of another web presence, feel free to do it easily, ‘cause the theme is skillfully done by TemplateMonster designers.

What’s inside this theme?

Visually intensive design. Rich color scheme where red plays the key role is a good choice for the site presenting wines. This color is associated with the mentioned above products and also catches viewers’ attention.

Interactivity. The theme is JS animated and it makes transition effects really captivating.

Full Screen Slider. The home page features full screen slider with the changeable backgrounds and content parts presented in tabs. Wise arrangement of information and effective visuals make the content easy to perceive.

Logo. The elegant logo from this theme is custom made. You can use it with this template or for other personal projects. It’s customization will not take you much time.

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Want to see the theme in action? Click the link below.

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19Sep

Whatever serious yogis do in their active life, they remain yogis. They practice, attend usual meetings with like-minded, go for seminars and try to keep calm in everyday life. Their days look like the days of average people, with the difference that they are always eager to practice some asanas wherever they are. That’s a joke, but be sure they can do it with great pleasure.

Sometimes it’s really cute to observe how they perform all that strange poses that are called asanas. It seems that they bend all around and above, can keep balance on a toe and even sit for hours without a movement (while they meditate). If you ever try to do it yourself, you would certainly find out that it is also engaging.

The inspiring yoga-oriented art can be of a great value both for the devotees and amateurs. Various illustrations, wallpapers, sayings – the push your desire to act forward. It’s a source of inspiration, and I offer it to you in the following post of Free Yoga Wallpapers to Keep Desktop Calm & Spirited.

If you are just a passerby, you’re welcome to enjoy the aesthetics of what you see. If you’ve been practicing for some time, you can find a lot of familiar to you and judge the accuracy of execution.

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Free Yoga Wallpapers
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Free Yoga Wallpapers

5Sep

Autumn has come with the first sunny days, great mood, and all that opportunities that will certainly happen to you. New creative ideas, fresh goodies – you’ll certainly get all this. But before let’s review the templates that were published during summer time on the site of our friends TemplateMonster.com. 6 Free HTML5 Themes – we’ve packed all them in 1 archive, so you can download them in one click (to get only some of them, follow the links below images).

What Are The Template’s Categories?

• Business
• Traveling
• Agriculture
• Animals
• Wedding
• Photography / Web Design

Each theme from the pack fits one of these categories. You can use the one to set up a site of the similar sphere, or bring minor changes into the theme to fit the needed business field.

Features of These HTML5 Themes:

Free HTML5 Themes

If effective promotion of a site is a matter of your interest, these sleek designs will come in handy for this purpose. Their visually-attractive layouts will drive more visitors in and make the site stand apart from a number of others. Have a look at all of them and feel free to download the ones you like best.

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Agriculture Website Template. Freebie

Free HTML5 Themes

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Free Website Template for Pet Site

Free HTML5 Themes

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29Aug

Today, in the age of intelligent apps, the design undergoes certain changes. It becomes more light, intuitive, interactive. A good design seamlessly guides its viewers through all the points, makes everything explicit without reading all that heavy instructions. Clean, clear, simple, focused on content, user-oriented – it is all about the modern design.

User interface elements, as a part of design keep up with the latest trends. UI Design Trends show the pulse of the modern web. The web strives for simplicity, and UI design goes in the same direction.

What Are The Latest UI Design Trends?

Try not to oversee them, and keep pace with times.

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Less Skeuomorphism

UI Design Trends

Purity is a king – this is the main idea of the following paragraph. Skeuomorphism has been really popular not long ago, but flat trend has gained its forth, and now more and more developers agree with the power of the latter.

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Simple Shape and Structure

UI Design Trends

UI designs show the emphasis on words and colors instead of cluttering the page with animations or things of that kind. The content is in the focus of attention, the colors help to make it more readable and easy-to-perceive. Bold colors and shapes are also widely used, still they are not glossy and look quite clean.

22Aug

Only cool and only fresh! This compilation of freebies offers you most attractive and nicely styled Free Social Media Icons that were created in 2013. Minimal, clean, grunge, colorful, with fade color scheme – all of them are waiting for you to see them. They are designed with one important thing in mind – be attention grabbing and look inviting for the viewers. This is the main goal for each set of social media icons. When they are carefully done, they work as triggers and welcome the users to click them and visit social profiles. You just need to choose the sets that correspond to the style of your project’s design.

Instead of surfing for hours all around the web, check out this post, and choose free social media icons that correspond to the look of your site. Following the links, you’ll find .png and .psd of the items you are interested in.

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Free Long Shadow Simple Social Media Icons

 

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Long Shadow Flat Free Social Media Icons

 

Free Social Media Icons

15Aug

Being Flat. What it is?

Don’t make the world around too complicated. The most serious things are simple at their core. Today’s web proves this fact and pushes simplicity in terms of flat design for prime position. It’s a product of time and designers strive for it. It’s not a Bible for all, but it’s really easy on the eye and it works.

Simplicity, clarity, usability – these are 3 main stones flat design stands on. Simple interface with a focus on color and typography makes sites pleasant to view. Removing everything that is extra, this style reaches crisp and clean look.

When it comes to designing a site in a certain style, the attention should be paid to its least elements especially UI ones. This nice compilation of Free PSD Login Forms in flat design will come in handy for all of you who are going to try a flat style in designing a site.

Free PSD Login Forms in Flat Design

Login form – this is what the designer should focus his/hers attention on. This form is a way you communicate with the visitors, asking them to act. Their feedback (they become registered users and thus potential clients) depends on the way you ask. This form should communicate clearly what are you waiting from the visitors. It can be performed with such design elements:

Labels – explain what to write in a marked field.
Rows – 2 or 3 (sometimes even one), they should be clean, with enough space for the comfort of typing in.
Submit button – it should be nice enough to push the visitor to click it.

All these elements have one goal – they should guide a person seamlessly through the login process. It is achieved due to well-done design as Free PSD Login Forms in flat design feature.

Browse the whole collection of skillfully made 10 login forms and

feel free to download .zip file to get them.

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8Aug

Email marketing is one of the ways you can reach your customers. It is not cost-effective, but you should spend enough time and use all your knowledge to make it work. The key question is how to start it in the right way not be look like spammers. There are several tips that will help you in this. Send only:

informative information
• the latest information
• topics interesting for the viewers

Keeping this in mind, you can be sure that a number of your subscribers will not decrease.

When it goes about starting the email campaign, you should think about how to invite people in. Do it with attractive design of a form that offers them to subscribe for newsletters. As soon as they become your subscribers, you should think over each step not to loose them. Studying email marketing tips, you can find out a lot of tricks that work for good.

Email marketing tips are shown in the list below. Hope, you’ll make use of these best practices and engage more customers with a wise email campaign.

Email Marketing Tips

8Aug

Can a premium quality product be free? Yes! The examples you can find among freebies from skillful TemplateMonster guys. Here is the one – Free jQuery Theme for Travel Site. It goes with a set of features that turn it into a good basis for travel sites. Though, you can easily turn it into any other you need using minor coding skills.

This design drives more clients in with effective presentation of all company’s info. TouchTouch Gallery, HTML & JS animation and blocks with hover effects – this is how it focuses attention on visuals and make them interesting for the viewers. Large jQuery slider with transition effects is placed at the top for the better perception. Wise navigation (presented by means of “SuperFish” drop down menu, tabbed navigation of blocks, JQuery back-to-top button) seamlessly guides you through the site, accentuating attention on its key points. Light color palette creates pleasant tone and invites the viewers to the site. Feel free to download this theme, add minor changes and start a site that will stand apart from its competitors.

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2Aug

How to show notifications on the page without being annoying? It’s better to draw off obtrusive and ugly constructed alarm boxes that just plague with their presence. You can inform the visitors about their certain steps in elegant and easy on the eye way with the help of jQuery plugins. jQuery Notification Bar Options that speak about the status of an action, its finish or failure contribute to the user experience and result in the success of a site. Whether a visitor signs up for a newsletter or makes a purchase, such notifications will help him/her to be aware of the process stages.

A variety of styles and functions of jQuery notification plugins is just huge, and you don’t need to be a skillful programmer to create the one. Using wise plugins you can create whatever message you want just by several lines of code.

• alert
• error
• warning
• information
• confirmation
• messages success
– plugins for these and much more notifications are gathered in the following post. You can style them as sticky, non-sticky, auto-close notifications and use in your sites.

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Foobar

This notification appears at the top of the page for informing the site visitors about the latest events or sharing some important info. The plugin is good for displaying notifications, showing various announcements, showcasing product specials, giveaways and much more.

jQuery Notification Bar Options

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MsgUI

If style is above everything for you, make use of the following notification plugin. What’s inside? Growl, Bar, Alert jQuery plugins are to be found in this package. Functionality and nice visual realization – this is what you get with this plugin.

jQuery Notification Bar Options

1Aug

Today’s web strives for minimalism and simplicity and it is clearly seen in the latest trend that has gained a huge popularity – flat design. It has turned out to be a rich ground for a number of novelties, and one of them we’re going to focus on.

For sure, you’ve heard about it and even seen its examples – “Long shadow”. Reflecting an object at a 45-degree angle, long shadows add an emphasis to the object, thus putting it in the focus of attention.

• simple shapes
• clean lines
• bright color palette

These are the characteristic features peculiar to long shadows.

This trend comes from photography where you can notice long shadows of objects creating a high-drama effect. It’s also to be found in the real life when the sun is near the horizon.
It’s interesting to learn about fresh trends, but is better to make use of them in your designs. TemplateMonster designers offer you a pack of 5 Free Facebook Covers in Long Shadow design trend. Feel free to replace your old Facebook cover with the following ones:

• eCommerce Store
• UX Portfolio
• Freelance Job Portal
• Stock Photo Bank
• Travel Adviser

These trendy covers will indicate the sphere of business, communicating it clearly to the visitors. Click the items to review their full size. Scroll to the end of the post to find .zip archive with .PSD files of the covers.

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Free Facebook Cover eCommerce Store

Free Facebook Cover eCommerce Store
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The object remains flat, though long shadows create a three-dimensional effect. It’s an interesting fact about this trend, and it is nicely illustrated in the following example.

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Free Facebook Cover Freelance Job Portal

Free Facebook Covers
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Notebook with a vibrant pink display looks cool due to the gray shadow that falls to the lower right corner of the cover. The image is chosen to fit the idea of a job portal.

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