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5May

Everyone working in the web design and web development industry needs to have a set of free website design tools at their disposal for work or just for inspiration. In this blog post you can find literally everything that a web designer might need to keep in handy.
53 websites with professionally taken artistic photos, 37 best web design galleries, 40 powerful web design tools, and other handy web design stuff can be found in a compilation.

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On top of that, the chart includes legal docs, invoice generators, domain name generators and other practical online tools that you will need to run your IT business. SEO and analytical tools, e-mail services, A/B testing and other solutions were all cleverly categorized and presented in a user-friendly manner. The best part about this compilation is that it features only free web design tools and resources, which can help businesses of any size and specification.

27Apr

Gone are the days when you needed to spend thousands of bucks on a custom-made logo design. Today, even a web design newbie can create a unique, impressive logo design without any extra help. How is that possible?

MonsterPost has decided to run a research in an attempt to make a compilation of the best tools from which you can choose the most relevant free logo creator.

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When working on you logo design, make sure that is look creative yet simple and easy-to-remember. Your logo shouldn’t contain more than two colors and texts written in more than two fonts. Another thing to consider is making your logo versatile, avoiding any stereotypes.

Getting back to the compilation, TemplateMonster’s team analyzed 8 free and 8 paid online tools that are available on the market and compared all of them based on the following criteria: custom symbols, industry categorization, styling options and mockup preview. So, if you are in search of the best free logo creator, go ahead and look though the comparison chart, which was made rather informative and easy-to-follow.

26Apr

We are always looking for the ways to make our web projects more impressive than the ones of our competitors. That’s why we are always striving to upgrade our blogs, online portfolios, business and eCommerce sites or whatsoever with a unique, eye-catching style.

Vintage web design elements are among the most proven ways of catching the users’ eye with elegant curls and swirls yet making your web project look elegant and pleasant to the eye at the same time.

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As a trend, vintage originated in the 19th and 20th centuries. The key elements that characterize it are all-that-natural components like wood, rough paper, cloth, artificially aged objects, etc.

So, if you would like to add a “tailored” look to your web resource, then the following vintage mockup free compilation for web designers will surely come in handy to you.

The collection includes 200 free mockups that you can use for various purposes. Logo templates, mockups, icons, fonts, textures, vectors, brushes, text effects, Photoshop actions, and other elements were thoroughly handpicked and presented in one easy-to-browse compilation. So, if you are looking for a cool vintage-inspired freebie for your website, there is a lot to choose from in the post.

25Sep

The trend of polygonal shapes is not new, but it has manages to win the hearts of millions of users all over the world. Web designers, in their turn, do their best to impress the audience with  sleek and stylish shapes that will remain in users’ memory for long, and low poly effect is one of such time-proven approaches. You do not need to be a Photoshop guru to create polygonal backgrounds on your own. There are so many apps that serve the purpose. For this post, we have picked 8 low poly generators that are available for free.

Below you will find both online tools that you can run in your favorite browser as well as mobile apps that are compatible with iOS and Android devices. So, let’s get straight to the chart and start with online apps.

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With the help of Trianglify you can create simple low poly backgrounds and download them as SVG files for free. Colors are selected randomly, however you can control the size of shapes and their distribution.

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13Jul

If you had to advertise an event in a very short time with a limited budget – what would you choose? What is one of the easiest ways to get people to know about your good or service? Flyers. Easy to spread, glossy and unavoidable. Something that gets lost in a woman’s purse and something gets a man interested right away, especially if an event runner offers great beer.  The history of it as a concept dates back to the 18the century – back then people understood it’s a great way of quick and effective way of spreading information.

Right now a concept of flyer somewhat changed, however, it still didn’t lose its popularity. A flyer turned into a glossy card which is low-cost to produce and incredibly effective for the purpose of having people talk about you and visit a spot.

Dozens and dozens of clients like hairstylists, fancy restaurants, cozy pizza-houses, new clubs, big home-parties, new flower shops, even churches – they may come to you and ask for help of creating a beautiful memorable flyer.

And if lack great free flyer PSD files for it, you’ve come to the right place.

Choose any of the mentioned below, download them and enjoy your work.

Designer is not a job, it’s a state of mind. Right? 😉

1. Freebie Flyer Vol. 9

Free flyer PSD download

18Jun

The competition is tough on the web today. That’s why a website with beautiful typography and funny images will hardly leave a lasting impression on users. To win the hearts of the online audience, your website should be designed with style, boast a trendy look and provide its visitors with an array of handy options for better navigation. The theme that we are going to review today features all of the options mentioned above and much more. So, please welcome a freshly designed freebie from TemplateMonster – an OpenCart Theme for Mobile Store.

With so many articles written about web design trends 2015, it’s high time to implement them in practice.  This free theme reveals how a modern online store can be designed with style. A clean layout designed in flat style features a tile-based structure, cool animation and easy-to-follow navigation. Sticky MegaMenu and advanced search help you find the desired product with a click. The theme is product-oriented. So, with the help of clever use of white space you can make each item look more appealing to the user.

Each product page features bold images with zoom effect, which allows investigating each gadget in detail. Users can leave reviews and manage star rating on each product page. Together with product details, photos and video overview, at the bottom of each product page there is a slider with related products, which enhances online shopping experience by providing users with a number of alternatives.

This well-balanced design was made fully responsive, crossbrowser compatible and SEO optimized. Valid code, simple yet powerful admin panel and advanced theme options will facilitate theme customization. A folder with detailed documentation on installation and setup was included in the package as well. OpenCart modules allow developing a user-friendly website with a thought-out layout structure where users can find any information they need with ease.

The template is intended for developing an electronics online store. However, with some quick adjustments it can also work for any other online store of yours.

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Free OpenCart Theme for Mobile Store

12Jun

If you are running a consulting firm or any other business, you probably know how difficult it is to attract the right audience. It’s highly important to find your target audience, loyal customers, build trust and make them buy your real-time consulting services. To help you achieve the aforementioned goals, TemplateMonster released a Free Consulting WordPress Template.

WordPress templates are known as a perfect foundation for bringing any kind of business online. Blogging and personal projects, small to large businesses and online portfolios gain higher demand thanks to its rich functionality. Our today’s theme is no exception. New Group is primarily intended for consulting services companies. However, thanks to its powerful admin panel and an array of features the design can be adjusted for education, industrial, politics, religious, and business websites.

The layout was designed as per the latest web trends. It looks neat and elegant. Pleasant to the eye light-blue color scheme perfectly matches businesses of this kind. A large hero image, full-width backgrounds, bold banners and retina-ready photography make this theme an attention-grabber. Parallax scrolling effect together with lazy loading adds to its visual appeal. Cool animation, sliders and image hover effect provide your visitors with a more enjoyable browsing experience.

As per navigation, it was made simple and intuitive. Main menu stays in a fixed position at the top of the page. Drop down functionality was added as well. The layout features a grid-based structure, which makes it easier to scan the page when looking for the desired content. Additionally, it adds a more balanced look to the layout, allowing you to share plenty of data.

Traditionally, the template was designed with valid code. Fully responsive, crossbrowser compatible and SEO-friendly layout will run smoothly on any gadget one is using. Seamless installation and modification of the theme allow bringing your site live on the web in no time.

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Free Consulting WordPress Template

3Jun

In business, having own website increases opportunities of growing customer base. When it comes to education, thanks to a website your institution can gain students’ recognition. By browsing masterfully designed web pages they will have a desire to enter a university or college. If you are looking for such a template but a premium design is out of your budget, then a free Joomla template for university site is just what you need. Trendy and modern, powerful and functional, it was designed by TemplateMonster.

Content is the king. This is what comes to our mind when looking at the main page of this theme. Elegant, with neat elements and focus on details, it will be a perfect solution for any educational institution. Its clean layout features sophisticated design elements that add to its visual aesthetics.

  • Metro style with bold colors, readable fonts and shapes is in the spotlight.
  • Vivid banners with a cool hover effect make the theme more interactive and usable.
  • Vertical dropdown menu and advanced search bar right above it facilitate navigation. Back to top button, in its turn, will always help reaching the top of the page with a click.
  • Neat icons make it easier to differentiate content blocks. Grids add more structure to the layout.
  • Simple newsletter sign up form is a great way to gain followers on site.
  • Youngsters are obsessed with social media. That’s why having an embedded news feed from, say, Twitter and Instagram, will grow your popularity.
  • Google map integration is the feature to which many web users need to have access when reaching education, entertainment, business or e-Commerce projects.
  • Easy-to-use contact form allows keeping in touch with the audience.

The template was made fully responsive, which increases your chances of growing user base. Modern students prefer browsing on-the-go. So, this is the feature they will definitely appreciate. Though the template is primarily intended for education websites, it can be customized to fit business, law, and society & culture projects.

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26May

Appearance is crucial in the fashion world. The more stylish, elegant and noticeable you look, the more likely people will talk about you. That’s why, no fashion catwalk goes without outstanding clothing designs, stunning accessories and beautiful models. Following a similar approach, Fashion Store Free PrestaShop Theme from TemplateMonster will hardly leave anyone indifferent after viewing. An aesthetically pleasing layout with sleek details will add a more refined look to a fashion, photography, beauty, and interior and furniture websites.

Different brands design their websites differently.  There are many styles and approaches popular among fashion gurus. What we offer you to consider today is a trendy full-width Prestashop template that can be adjusted to fit various purposes. Taking into consideration that images play a major role on fashion websites, the template makes a heavy usage of visuals. For instance, in the header there is a large hero area with a transparent block demonstrating different slogans. A full-width slider features a parallax scrolling effect that creates an awesome 3D illusion onsite. Three catchy banners below were added to draw users’ attention to the major categories of products you have on offer. To make it easier to differentiate content blocks, full-width images with catchy calls-to-action were integrated. Scrolling down the main page you will be introduced to a block of featured products that can be filtered by Popular, New Arrivals, Best Sellers and Specials. You can take a closer look at each item by clicking a thumbnail image. A popup with pricing details, product details, an Add to Cart button and social sharing options will appear.

This free Prestashop theme from TemplateMonster was made fully responsive and crossbrowser compatible. Valid code and HTML plus JS animation will make your site based on this theme much easier to customize and more visually pleasing. Retina ready images will look sharp on any desktop of handheld device.

Like any other template released by TemplateMonster, Prestige is well-documented and comes loaded with advanced functionality for seamless customization.

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22May

WordPress is the preferred CMS of blogs, online portfolios, personal and business websites. A simple interface and an array of customization options make it one of the most popular platforms among web developers today. Even if you are not a web developer, you can start a WP-powered online project effortlessly. There are plenty of free and premium website templates available for download. As you’ve already guessed, today we’ll talk about a free WordPress theme for photography portfolio websites.

The theme was released by TemplateMonster’s creative team of professionals. Like many other products developed by these guys, the template is attractive from the outside and functional from the inside. Plenty of useful customization options make it easier to adjust the design for multiple purposes, including art & photography, beauty, fashion, personal pages, gifts, wedding, interior and exterior design, and many others.

The theme’s layout looks well-structured and balanced. Each content block is separated from others by means of a different color of the background, a signup form, etc. Users can enjoy your content fully thanks to fair color scheme of the template. Such meaningful areas as navigation bar, calls-to-action, newsletter subscription form, and social sharing options were highlighted with vivid coral hues. If you need to change the color palette of this design for a different one, which will perfectly work with your business, then it can be done easily with the help of advanced theme options.

By landing on your portfolio website based on this theme users will notice a large hero area that adds to the visual appeal of the design and helps to better introduce the audience to your business. To make the theme more user-friendly and enhance UI, navigation bar was made sticky. Thus, people will always have access to the rest of your site’s content. Owners of handheld devices will enjoy seamless browsing of your site owing to a fully responsive, crossbrowser compatible framework. What’s more, the template is SEO-friendly, which guarantees higher ranking in search engines. Lazy load effect provides for faster page loading.

In a word, this freebie includes every feature you might need for developing a competitive photography portfolio. 2-step installation and valid code will make it a pleasure to work with the theme.

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Photographer Portfolio free WordPress Theme

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