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Here at Web Design Mash we are huge fans of Twitter and on this weekly post you will find the most popular links tweeted by our Twitter Account throughout the week. These are not the top links chosen by us but chosen by you and the amount of clicks they received.

If you wish to stay up to date with all the latest design news and links then follow us on Twitter and you can also click on our Twitter page for a real-time up date of our ‘Love Design’ List featuring over 260 designers and design enthusiasts.

The 2010 Web Design Top Picks and Trends – Design Reviver

The year 2010 is more than halfway through, and while there are amazing new website designs being launched regularly, the trend for the year has been established.

30 Amazing and Futuristic Cellphone Designs – WordPress Indeed

These cellular phones are becoming slimmer with larger screen size, some have no buttons and multi-touch screens, accelerometers, audio systems, video systems and hundreds of other media and productivity features.

Personal Websites: 25 Examples for Your Design Inspiration – Vandelay Design

Personal websites are becoming increasingly popular and they are often provide an excellent source of design inspiration. In this post we’ll feature 25 examples of well-designed personal websites.

45 Best Premium WordPress Themes September 2010 – WordPress Indeed

In this article you will find the newest and most exciting wordpress themes which will help you improve or make your own website.

30 More Creative Illustrations in Web Design – Web Design Mash

While working on our new WDM project I came across some really stunning web designs that feature some really excellent illustrations.

70 Logo Designers To Follow on Twitter - Inspiration Feed

Twitter is growing daily. Personally I use twitter for promotion and networking with the people in my industry. As I gain and lose followers it becomes harder to figure out who is who. I’ve compiled a list of the logo designers that you should probably be following if you currently don’t.

Hip Hop Illustrated Portraits – Abduzeedo

If you a fan of hip hop and art, this is a really good mix. Illustrated by Michael Molloy, each portrait has it’s own flavor with an awesome blend of colors and style. Check out if your favorite hip hop artist is on the mix.

50 Fresh and Inspiring Dark Web Designs -Web Design Ledger

Several months ago we showcased a list of 50 Inspiring Dark Web Designs to show that how dark colors are a really good option when comes to web design. The list was so inspiring and commented on that we decided to do a new one with another 50 inspiring dark web designs.

2000 Free Photoshop Brushes – Design M.ag

Check our giant collection of 2000 free photoshop brushes. If you like this post also consider these popular resources.

30 Absolutely Stunningly Beautiful Nature Shots – Admixweb

Like most designers, I am constantly looking at the nature around me, and I am constantly in awe at its stunning beauty. One of the places I go to get inspiration is in nature, because of its amazing color spectrum, textures, and depth.

10 Useful New WordPress Hacks – Cats Who Code

WordPress is the platform of choice for most bloggers, and WordPress hacks is one of the most popular topics on CatsWhoCode. This is why I’ve decided to compile 10 new and extremely useful hack for WordPress. Enjoy!

Truly Colourful & Beautiful Autumn Photography – Web Design Mash

Autumn or fall is probably my favourite season. It’s that time of year which marks the transition from summer into the cold winter. Although it depends on what part of the world you are in as autumn usually happens around September – November in the Northern Hemisphere and March – May in the Southern. Although some countries views may differ to that!

25 Selected Social Media Sites to Benefit Your Business - Best Design Tuts

The power of social media is not hidden from any one. Companies are investing millions of their advertising budget, on these sites, just to achieve their objective.

80 Best iPhone Application Websites – Slodive

iPhone is a rage among our generation so the importance of iPhone application websites can be very well understood. It has a cutting edge over traditional websites in terms of design, attraction, colors, browsing easiness and so on

Goodbye Summer – A Textual Tribute – Free High Resolution Textures – Lost and Taken

So it’s official: Summer 2010 is over. The leaves on the trees will soon start to brown and fall to the ground as we usher in the cold months. But before that happens I wanted to make a sort of texture tribute to Summer and all the fond memories it’s provided.

30 Unusual Creative Business Card Designs For Your Inspiration – Dzineblog

We have seen, a business card can impress and make people notice and remember you. A badly designed or printed card can leave a bad impression or even worse be simply forgotten. Many business cards using a standard size, which is just a rectangular, it seems boring. What if an unusual size or with an unusual style?

Typography: Collection of Inspirational Designs (Part1) - Designrfix

Typography is everywhere! The use of Illustration of text is on every web page and every modern designer’s artwork out there.

10 Great WYSIWYG HTML Editors – CSS Reflex

WYSIWYG editors are HTML editors that attempt to display the Web page as it will show on the browser. They are visual editors, and you don’t manipulate the code directly. WYSIWYG basically stands for “What you see is what you get". Below are the greatest WYSIWYG Editors of all time.

6 Plugins For Integrating a Forum Into Your WordPress Blog – Pelfusion

I really want to have a forum on PelFusion but still not able to do that and you can guess why?, yah you got it i am too lazy. But if you also want to integrate a forum into your WordPress blog i have a solution for you.

20 Visually Addicting and Strange CG Artworks – Presidia Creative

Computer graphics can allow artists to create anything they can imagine, whether it’s giant megastructures that cover the entire planet, exploding planets, full-size houses of cards, and much more. Using 3D and digital painting techniques, artists can dazzle the viewer.

40 Breathtaking Tilt-Shifting Photographs – Graphic Mania

At the first look on the below images, you would think it is a Photoshop effect or trick that creates this miniature photo effect. However these images were only created using a digital camera. The tilt-shift effect displays the photographs with clear focus of the make object in the image and displays the rest of the images as minimized and blurred.

40 Beautifully Serene High-Definition Wallpapers – PSD Fan

We all work better when we’re relaxed. That’s why today we bring you 40 beautifully serene high-definition wallpapers. These high-definition wallpapers should be perfect for larger resolutions, and each is really beautiful!

50 Awesome Landscape Photography - Best Design Tuts

Landscape Photography is about capturing the existing beauty of nature, then whether it is sea coast , ocean waves, beautiful green fields, trees, leaves, plants, insects, animals, or anything which makes a beautiful composition with land as an element of the photograph.

The Next Level of Design: Being Unique - Webdesigner Depot

In a world filled with CSS galleries and showcase websites, everything starts to look the same. Gradients, rounded corners, drop shadows, it’s extremely hard to get away from the strongest of trends in our industry.

30 Cool Advertising Posters for Your Inspiration – Webexpedition18

Using poster in advertising is the most preferable way to convey your message; poster design is challenge design to show you creativity so you need to make design unique, clear, attractive and convey client message.

40 Rocking Band Websites for Inspiration – Naldz Graphics

As the majority of people use the web nowadays, it is not surprising to see recording bands make an official website of their own. In this way bands can get in touch with their fans, updating and promoting new albums, tours, and gigs with less cost, and good efficiency. But of course, it is a must to have a beautiful and eye-catching design in their site to attract as many viewers as possible. Web designing is a crucial factor in making their website effective and useful.

PHOTOSHOP – Helping The Ugly Since 1988 [Infographic] – Designers Digest

The evolution of the best in class imaging software solutions has transformed the luck of models, professionals and commercial creative on the go. One redefining solution which has evolved as the Czar in imaging is Photoshop.

Do You Make These Classic Photoshop Mistakes? – Light Stalking

As you learn the ins and outs of Photoshop, you’ll definitely make some mistakes, but from those mishaps we learn new and better ways to improve our workflow. For those who are still in the learning process, here are a few classic Photoshop mistakes that you can easily correct:

20 Inspirational And Informative Resources For Logo Creation – 1stwebdesigner

Being a logo designer and finding ideas to design a stunning yet effective logo is not an easy task. Sometimes we have to check out what logo trends are going on in the current year, and seek the inspiration sources as well.

40 Must See Cool Short Animation Websites – Dzineblog

In this post, we are going to search for an insight into this industry and we’ll analyze the newest trends in this field in terms of not only the web-design, but also the media strategy applied for most of these sites.

60 PSD Icon and Button Templates – Specky Boy

If you are searching for an editable version of a particular icon or button for your current web design project, then look no further. In this post we have 60 individual icons and buttons, all in PSD format, covering almost every possible web design style and function.

27 Websites Leveraging jQuery Masonry – Inspiredology

Think of it as the flip side of CSS floats. Whereas floating arranges elements horizontally then vertically, Masonry arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid. The result minimizes vertical gaps between elements of varying height, just like a mason fitting stones in a wall.

How to Create a Sh*tty Brand - Logo Design Love

Check out this great infographic.

45 Beautiful Hot Babes In CG Artwork – Kitaro10

In this huge article, I have gathered some of the most strikingly realistic CG portraits of women which will blow you away. Enjoy the awesome journey.

Take Your Web Designs to the Next Level - Six Revisions

When you start out as a web designer, you do all you can to grasp the basic design principles so that you have a solid foundation to start your journey on. As you become more proficient in your craft, you start to learn techniques that are more advanced, and you begin to implement bigger and better things in your work until you reach a point where you feel pretty comfortable to step outside the bounds of the ordinary. What else can you do to take your web designs to the next level?

55 Vintage Computer Ads Which Will Make You Compare Today and Past – Design Beep

The time goes by very fast so the tehnology does.30 years ago new technologies were coming up one or two times a year but today when you wake up in the morning you hear something new which comes into existence.I remembhttp://www.webdesignmash.com/wp-admin/post-new.phper 80′s very well and when i imagine those years i never thought i find myself in this much technology world.

iPad Light Painting – Geeknaut

This film explores playful uses for the increasingly ubiquitous ‘glowing rectangles’ that inhabit the world.

8 Cameras to Consider If You Are a Freelance Designer - Designer Daily

Two weeks ago I asked the readers for their opinion on what is the perfect camera for a freelance designer. I list the camera mentioned in the comments in this blog post, take a look at it and let me know if some unmissable cameras have been left out.

60 Stunning Examples of Aerial Photography – Tripwire Magazine

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated position. The term usually refers to images in which the camera is not supported by a ground-based structure. Cameras may be hand held or mounted, and photographs may be taken by a photographer, triggered remotely or triggered automatically.

100 Useful Free Textures – Noupe

In Web design, texture is one of those elements that are widely used by designers, yet often hardly noticed by users. We don’t see them is because they usually remain in the background and supporting the overall design.

Websites With Full Screen Photos - D-Lists

I’ve been looking for websites displaying full screen photo backgrounds over the last few weeks. I’m seeing them much more frequently now and here’s a showcase of the best I’ve seen.

40 Vintage and Retro Photoshop Actions – Web Design Ledger

Photoshop actions can be a huge time saver when trying to add a specific effect to a photo. Since WDL is all about helping you save time and be more productive, we’ve rounded up some Photoshop actions that should come in very useful.

Totally Mind-Bending Optical Illusions – Web Design Mash

The optical illusion is caused by the image being visually perceived by the eye which differs from the actual reality and measurements of the object. In this collection we have some physiological images that are the effects on the eyes and brain of excessive stimulation of a specific type such colour, brightness, tilt and movement.

Superb Collection of Celebrity Websites for Inspiration – Modny73

Now most of the celebrities have their own website to interact with their fans. Every day millions of people visiting their favorite celebrity’s web-page to know more about them as you can find latest celebrity gossip and celebrity news articles there. Here is a list of some amazing celebrities official websites for your inspiration. I hope you do like them.

35 Extraordinarily Clever Examples of Toy Photography – The Photo Argus

Toy photography provides great opportunities for clever composition, creative lighting and a chance to really have some fun. When done right a photographer can breath life and personality into the inanimate objects being shot. I think these examples really reflect this.

9 Ways to Instantly Code Faster – Nets Tuts Plus

Doesn’t the title say it all? There are a wide variety of tools and techniques which can drastically improve the speed at which we code. Particularly during time-sensitive settings, even a savings of a few seconds per iteration can add up substantially over the course of the month. I’ll show you ten of my favorite methods in this article.

40 Powerful Black Web Designs – Re-encoded

When making a website it takes more than just being creative and making a lot of new solutions. Using too much color can definitely be a problem as it doesn’t always leave that professional look your client wants. We’ve had a look at some “darker" web designs, especially those using black as one of the main colors and found a lot of well done work.

14 Stylish and Creative Shoes - Toxel

Elegant fashion shoes and creative footwear designs from all over the world.

30 Fresh Excellent-Quality Free Fonts for Your Designs – Instantshift

Typography is the art and techniques of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs. Display typography is a potent element in graphic design, where there is less concern for readability and more potential for using type in an artistic manner.

A Set Of Good Looking CSS3 Buttons – Web Resource Depot

The shape, size or color of the buttons are definitely very important factors on the success of them. With the new functional properties CSS3 offering for transforming items -like rounded corners, gradients or multiple backgrounds- we clearly have more options on creating them with HTML.

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Anjelica De Alexandris is a designer, design fan and researcher based in the South West, United Kingdom. Anjelica considers herself to eat and sleep design and loves her Mac to bits. Anjelica writes for numerous design blogs including Web Design Mash (Author and Editor throughout 2010), Rez, Design is Dead and Blog of Francesco Mugnai.



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