Thinking of giving your blog an overhaul to ring in the new year? We’ve made that easier for you -- here’s a roundup of some of the coolest, neatest, best Wordpress themes that will dress up your blog just the way you like it: Shop Isle ResponsiveBoat If you like to keep it short and simple, you’re going to be thrilled about the single-page feature of ResponsiveBoat . It It also has an interactive design that’s further enhanced by a parallax scrolling feature which supports a quasi-floating effect. It’s e-commerce ready to boot, so entrepreneurs and business owners can create their own online store out of this theme.
The year 2016 is now literally weeks away! Thinking of giving your blog an overhaul to ring in the new year? We’ve made that easier for you -- here’s a roundup of some of the coolest, neatest, best Wordpress themes that will dress up your blog just the way you like it: Shop Isle ResponsiveBoat If you like to keep it short and simple, you’re going to be thrilled about the single-page feature of ResponsiveBoat
It’s e-commerce ready to boot, so entrepreneurs and business owners can create their own online store out of this theme. Classy Lite Although built for startups, corporate businesses and the like, Classy may also double as a creative space because of its fun, candy-colored page design
Overall, the experience should be nice and easy. Invert Invert has everything you need and want in a business-themed website: full-width slider, portfolio, parallax feature, and some rad animations
The page design sports a sleepy, slow-loading effect that makes it easy on the eyes. AWE This beautifully earthy, multifunctional, and fun theme is versatile and ready to serve a great purpose, regardless of what your website is all about
Altogether, AWE offers an unforgettable user experience for everyone. BeTheme Are you a fan of pre-made layouts? If so, then BeTheme’s got to be your thing! It has 100+ pre-made layouts -- all of which you can easily install in just a single click
Get everything you need with responsiveness and retina-ready features, unlimited shortcodes, parallax and video background, SEO-compatible feature, and so much more. California If you’re running a corporate business website, California theme is your best bet
Typekit fonts have also been easily integrated into the theme, which makes another selling point for this theme. Seven Calling all fashion designers! Here comes the perfect wordpress theme that will gain you the clients you need
Seven is also optimized for retina display and high resolution. Berger This portfolio theme is simple which makes it very suitable for users who are in the field of graphic design, photography, and other artistic niches
Vigor People who are looking for a versatile theme that can go from simple layouts to business portfolios will find what they’re looking for in Vigor. It has a lot of functional features like masonry gallery style, mega menu, parallax background slider, and woocommerce support
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There may be websites that actually look There are also those whose visual appeal suck, but the design genius behind is exceptional. As we designers strive to strike a perfect balance between these two, we take the aid of powerful web design tools that widen and hasten our steps toward the goal. Here are some of the A-lister tools that are powerfully instrumental in high quality designs: Webflow The simple, no-fuss interface of Webflow allows the designer to give more energy and attention on the design. If you’re not a fan of coding, you may appreciate this app as the websites here are production-ready.
A dedicated preview mode is also available -- the catch? You have full control over the viewport size! Macaw Like many of the newer web design apps, Macaw allows designers to create flawless websites without having to work on the coding
The interface is fabulously simple, which is refreshing and gives a lot of breathing room for the essentials. Form This is not your run-of-the-mill prototyping tool, with its unique design and code feel
Marvel Want to make your images and sketches into interactive prototypes? Marvel has the answer! It allows syncing with your Dropbox account so importing necessary files should be easier
This is pretty common among many artists and designers -- especially those who do art and/or design for a living. And these times are actually the perfect opportunities to add some more weapons to your designer’s arsenal. Here are some of our picks from the latest free Photoshop brush packs this year 2015: Vintage Handwriting Photoshop Brushes Perfect for invitations and other personal card designs, this set of vintage-inspired brushes will add the needed drama to your design or layout. This pack contains 26 vintage handwriting samples. Photoshop Smoke Brushes Smoky designs are in (hint: Looking for Alaska’s paperback cover, yeah?).
This pack contains 26 vintage handwriting samples. Photoshop Smoke Brushes Smoky designs are in (hint: Looking for Alaska’s paperback cover, yeah?)
Have your own smoky layout design using this beautiful set of 16 Photoshop Smoke brushes that will add an element of mystery and thrill to your design project. Stamp-O-Matic – Vintage Photoshop Seal and Stamp Brushes Stamp-O-Matic brushes are perfect for snail-mail themed designs
There are 56 brushes at your disposal for this free set. Watercolor and Ink Photoshop Brushes No.3 Faux watercolor and ink designs are noticeably among the most Pinterest-worthy styles today
If your design objective is to create a look and feel that says it had just been drawn or calligraphed by a skilled artist, this brush pack is your best bet! With 25 ink and watercolor brushes to choose from, you can be sure to find something that fits the bill. Watercolour and Ink Photoshop Brushes No.5 Going for something erotic or romantic? The watercolor and Ink brushes remind us so much of Vampire Diaries, or whatever-fanged-romance have you
This pack contains 25 brushes to suit your (or your client’s) fancy. Coffee Stain Brushes Perk stains look great on any spread, especially if you’re going for a stained, aged paper feel
The great news is that you don’t need to intentionally spill some coffee on your canvas to get what you’re going for -- thanks to this awesome 9-brushes pack. High Resolution Cloud Photoshop Brushes The proverbial blue skies, white clouds design is always a refreshing theme
And that’s why having this 20-brush pack in your stock will always come in handy. Fairy Tales Photoshop Brush Set If you’ve been designing for a living for a while now, you know better than not to expect a client who’s aiming for a whimsical, Alice in Wonderland peg
This 4 brushes Starfield pack is a godsend! Indeed, the best things in life are free. Feathers and Birds Brushes Ever heard of *drumroll please* rustic themes? Well, who hasn’t? Everybody these days basically wants to have a rustic everything -- a rustic wedding, a rustic home, and so on