Landing pages are key when attracting and retaining customers. You have such a finite amount of time to grab someone's attention and you want to make sure that you keep it long enough to see them follow through with the action you desire them to take. What's even more important is that your landing page is attractive enough that they may even want to pass it on to a friend.
Spotlight is a super effective, high converting, landing page to help you generate more sales or more signups.
Expo is a perfect example of a one-page introduction to your product. Designed to be straight-forward, easy to edit and quick to set-up for immediate use. It is a responsive design page which is simple, beautiful and perfectly fits for an upcoming site or mobile app or service.
Snappy is a clean and responsive landing page that helps you introduce your app to users at the best way.
Use and eye-catching blurred background for use as a teaser page for an upcoming site launch.
Appy Responsive Landing Page is an awesome responsive HTML5 template. It features a very clean and minimal design that is perfect for showcasing your work.
This Classical Landing page template offers a big product picture in the intro section, simple testimonials block, features block, a headline title with a strong call to action button.
This landing page is perfect to use for your own personal landing page. It's aesthetically pleasing to look at and will definitely catch your viewers attention.
This responsive, full screen, coming soon page which is simple, beautiful and perfectly fits for an upcoming site or mobile app.
Here is another great example of an eye-catching coming soon page. It's elegantly designed and the message is clear and concise.
PRO Landing Page contains beautiful and clear elements that can be easily combined using groupings of similar stye elements. This is perfect use for a products page and A/B testing page.
Do you have an idea for a fantastic landing page? Tell us all about it. We would love to help you showcase it.
Irina Chereshenka has some of the most beautiful backgrounds I've seen in a while. Many are replicate the look of oil-based paintings adding rich texture and vibrant colors to your design. These caught my eye as soon as I saw them. Don't miss out on the floral, rain, and moustaches as well.
This set of Oil Paint Abstract Backgrounds are amazing. I was drawn to their lively colors and smooth strokes.
Lacy Blue Background with Flowers help give your project a soft, feminine touch.
Use this Collection of Rain Backgrounds to add a rainy day feel to your project with bright blue and purple clouds.
Don't forget to get your holiday cards ready with this Set of New Year's Backgrounds. The colors really pop out of the page and will surely be appreciated by all of it's recipients.
No hipster project is complete without a moustache. Check out Seamless Patterns with Moustaches.
There are so many WordPress themes out there, how do you find the one that's right for you? Firstly, you need to understand the purpose of your site: Are you a business in need of responsive design and awesome social share features? Are you a freelance photographer looking to show off your work? Check out some of our categories below for a quick look into the various options out there.
With a bundle, you can have your website, business cards, newsletters, and more all at your finger tips.
There are a plethora of WordPress themes out there geared toward helping photographers display their beautiful photos to the world.
Responsive Design and Social Sharing Features
Every modern website must be responsive to be considered reputable. Check out these themes.
Do you already have an existing site that you want to move over? Check out this article to help you ease the transition.
French Kiss Collections is a graphics resource option for photographers, designers & scrapbookers. Their products feature Photoshop textures, templates, beautiful watercolor brushes. Check out some of their amazing products!
This gorgeous set includes 12 watercolor brushes on rough watercolor paper. They can be great for photo masking and adding watercolor elements to your designs.
Here is an amazing set of watercolor spatter brushes. These would work great with any project!
Here are 9 ink and watercolor spatter brushes to liven up your design.
These awesome watercolor brush stamps are perfect for labels, web graphics, scrapbooking, and more.
This is an amazing set of 33 illustrations and text snippets from a 1912 French text book on Geometry. Great for adding visual interest to your images!
This is by far my favorite new icon set. It’s super smooth design will look amazing with any project.
This wireframe set includes 20 pages of wireframe elements and more than 100 graphic elements included.
This flat icon set in vector format are a great addition to your collection.
This full sized vector smart object is just what you need to display your design.
Do you have a design idea, but don’t know where to start? There is a plethora of resources out there for anyone to learn practically anything. Maybe you want to create some of your own designs, but just don’t really know the first thing about what makes something aesthetically pleasing? Here, we have put together a list of beginner tutorials that will help you with some of the basic foundations you’ve been lacking.
Design Lab - Learn design principles by completing interactive lessons and hands-on projects. Their mission is to “empower our community of creators through design” by creating an online environment for learning.
Intro to Web Design: Friendly Design for Startups and Small Business. This class is great for co-founders, small business owners, developers, designers, illustrators, or anyone eager to learn! It will cover the basics of web design, as well as how to coordinate a color palette.
The Design of Everyday Things is an online course offered by Udacity. It will be starting soon (no exact date given), so sign up now if you’re looking for an informative introduction to design. It’s meant to help you understand what good design is as well as the challenges that many designers face.
Udemy is another great resource that has a ton of options to help you learn design. If you’re looking to create something specific, this is probably the place for you. They have a wide range of topics to browse through ranging from user experiences to beginner photoshop tutorials.
Design Foundations on Treehouse you get an introduction to design foundations, an understanding of aesthetics, and learn how to become a problem solver.
Canva is a site that I can’t wait to try out. It’s a tool that promises to make design simple for everyone by giving you everything you need to turn ideas into stunning designs. It boosts a tagline of “A Simple New Way to design”. You can reserve your username today and will be notified as soon as it’s ready.
Aside from the tutorials, 7 Tips for Staying Creative is a great post that offers helpful tips of how to unleash your creativity. Following these will surely help to keep you inspired!
Are you ready to start designing something awesome today? Do you still need a little help getting started, or maybe you rather rely on the design of someone more experienced? Check out all of the awesome products available on Creative Market today and design something beautiful! When you’re done, we would love to see the finished product.
In the world of fashion, Pantone has announced the colors to watch out for this coming spring.
"This season, consumers are looking for a state of thoughtful, emotional and artistic equilibrium. While this need for stability is reflected in the composition of the palette, the inherent versatility of the individual colors allows for experimentation with new looks and color combinations."
BluChic is an awesome WordPress theme designer offering a variety of feminine themes for women business owners; with matching marketing kits – including everything from business cards to social media designs. You can find all the things needed to give an instant chic look for your online business.
Isabelle is a chic and feminine WordPress Theme for stylish bloggers. The theme comes with auto-slider to highlight your popular posts.
Magdalena, means cupcake in Spanish. This theme is designed for a cupcake, food, and bakery shop. Available in three color skins (pink, blue & mint pink).
Modern chic detail meets subtle pattern. Hailey Theme offers clean organized layout with a lovely slider that highlights your best content. With the color wheel picker feature, you’ll have more flexibility and an easier time to change the theme’s color. It’s a perfect theme for stationery, home & living or any creative niche.
Highlight your authentic self with Geraldine Theme, whether you’re just starting a wedding blog or you’ve been running your event planning business for awhile. Your beautiful images will have a great new home to be shown off in with the large slider on top.
The Chamomile bundle gives you an instant new look across your website, blog, business card, social media and *NEW* newsletter.
Here's another all-in-one package. Grab the Dorothy bundle to update your look for your business, including a new design for your website, blog, business card, social media and newsletter template.
As we begin to feel the chill in the air, we know that fall is officially upon us. Along with the crisp morning air, we begin to see colors all around us begin to change from plush greens to muted yellows and oranges. I love the look of fall! It reminds me of jumping in piles of leaves as a kid and knowing that hot cider will be waiting for me at home. The smell of pumpkin spice fills the air, as baked goods begin to become more abundant as well.
Let's take a look at the beautiful changes in colors throughout the world.
This picture is of a fall in San Francisco, which allows us to see the beautiful red leaves in the Japanese Tea Garden.
Fall in New York City shows us a beautiful backdrop of the skyline against the various colors.
This picture from Central Park displays an amazingly perfect tri-color of leaves.
This photo from a fall in Chicago shows a crisp blue sky allowing the orange leaves to really pop out of the picture.
Paris is just lovely in the fall showing off the subtleties in the change of yellow, to orange, to reds on the trees.
The beautiful morning sun is reflecting on the canal in Amsterdam brightening up the city and giving a bright glow through the trees
Are you ready to start on your own project and infuse it with the colors of fall? Check out these do-it-yourself elements from Creative Market for backgrounds, graphics, and more.
We hope you've enjoyed these beautiful colors of fall and have found some awesome inspiration for your next project! What's your favorite fall activity?
Lucía Otero is a graphic designer, music lover, and bon vivant (aka a person who likes going to parties. I had to look that one up). Her fabulous designs include paisley patterns, to ink splatters, and subtle smoke graphics. She has a great collection of visually stunning designs.
These beautiful smoky backgrounds add that subtle hint of design to your background.
This textured background is perfect to give your project a grungy look to it.
This set of lovely imperfections include a set of 15 background textures. They can give any project a vintage yet trendy look. You'll find film ends, light leaks, scratches, noise, grain and all sorts of analog film related effects in them.
These ink splatters offer a soft gradient texture.
I love these plant and animal patterns. What a great collection of unique backgrounds!
This refreshing set of patterns have been described as 'visually intoxicating' and I couldn't agree more. They are a great addition to any collection.
This set of foliage patterns offers both vibrant and subtle colors to your collection.
Paisley patterns offers a feminine touch to your project. These designs are absolutely beautiful.
We hope you've found some inspiration here and are ready to add some awesomeness to your projects. I personally love the paisley patterns. Which one is your favorite?