Material design is a visual language sparked by the design team at Google in an attempt to create a new set of design standards to implement across Google’s many platforms. Material design draws upon solid design principals of the past while incorporating the latest technologies and advancements in HTML and CSS. These material design UI widgets are a perfect starting point for updating the buttons, visualizations and other elements of your next project. The UI widgets are available in PSD format for quick and easy editing.
Pictures are worth a thousand words and thanks to the widespread variety of devices and screen sizes, images need to be tailored to the experience in order to deliver the best performance and visual impact for a user. Thanks to the team at Resize.ly, designers can speed up the process of preparing images for the web. Resize.ly is a free tool to automatically resize and format images directly in the cloud, no software necessary. The tool creates a responsive and retina ready image to take advantage of the specific screen capabilities of the intended user’s device.
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With today’s increasingly visual web, its harder and hard to stand out from the pack. The team at Every-Tuesday released these free Vector Flourishes to bring a hand drawn feel to liven up your next design. The pack includes 20 unique flourishes that come in both .AI and .EPS formats to easily customize each graphic to fit the particular aesthetics for each design project. Even though flourishes have been around for centuries in print, they work nicely to add emphasis to certain text or elements with a sophisticated feel even projects suited for the web.
Thanks to the pervasiveness of social networks, social media icons have become ubiquitous in nearly all design projects. Whether the design is intended for print or for the web, chances are a social media icon will find its way into the project and not all of the icons fit nicely into a well-developed design. The social media vector pack by Daniel Oppel provides fully customizable, vector icons in a number of different styles, from icons with backgrounds, outlines and color to suit nearly any design. Each set includes the typical Social Media platforms as well as common web technologies such as RSS, Skype and WordPress.