Freebie: Brick Textures

by Steven Snell

March 19, 2010 in Freebies

Today we have a set of 4 high-res brick textures that are available for free download. You can see each of the textures below, and if you want to download any of them individually you can click on the image and you’ll be led to the Flickr page. The set can be downloaded in a zip file at the end of the post.

The textures are free for personal or commercial use. They can be used in any websites or other works that you create (including templates and themes) but they cannot be re-distributed as is.

Brick Texture - 1

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Design Inspiration: Poster Design Showcase

by Steven Snell

March 18, 2010 in Inspiration

Poster designs from talented artists and designers can be an excellent source of inspiration. Of course, high-quality posters exist in a variety of different design styles and for different purposes. In this post we’ll showcase 25 outstanding posters for your own design inspiration.

Poster Design Showcase

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13 Free Plugins to Transform Your WordPress-Based Site

by Steven Snell

March 17, 2010 in Resources

WordPress is a popular blogging engine and CMS in part because of the active community of users and the vast resources that are available. There are thousands of plugin developers that have worked to extend the possibilities of WordPress, and these plugins can provide plenty of opportunities for you to add new features and functionality to your site.

In this post we’ll look at 13 powerful plugins that allow you to take your WordPress-powered site well beyond just a blog. These plugins will help you to create e-commerce websites, mobile-friendly sites, forums, community-based sites, and more.

MobilePress
MobilePress is one of several free plugins that helps you to create a mobile-friendly website. With MobilePress you can create custom themes for different handheld devices. It also integrates with Aduity for serving ads on your mobile site.

MobilePress

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35 Portfolio Websites that are Sure to Inspire

by Steven Snell

March 16, 2010 in Inspiration

An effective portfolio site is one of the most valuable assets a designer or agency can have. The most effective portfolio sites will display the best work of the designer(s) and encourage inquiries from potential clients while providing an attractive site and a positive user experience.

In the past we have published several collections of portfolio sites for your design inspiration, and today we will continue with 35 fresh portfolios. A variety of design styles are represented in this collection, so you should certainly be able to find something that you like.

Three60

Three60

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