2010 was a great year for everyone, even for web design bloggers. In this article, you will see a compilation of the great and most popular freebie articles, those that are inspirational and those that give tips and tutorials published by several design blogs. In this way, we can recap on what are the topics and ideas many people got interested in. I know you are all excited, so here are the best and useful design articles of the year 2010
Give your resumes a creative effect with these 40 great resume design roundups created by some Deviantart users.
Movie posters are a great way in advertising films. Let’s take a read on this showcase of sixty creatively done movie posters to give you an idea on how can movie posters be attractive to viewers.
Be inspired with this article roundup of trendy web interfaces design by some Deviantart users.
Flash websites really capture viewers’ attention. As what this article say, they can be considered as different kinds of art in the website community. This article showcases 3D Flash websites for you to get inspired.
Small in size monitors are now going out of the trend and fast and large monitor resolution are now advancing. To give better look on websites, web designs with large backgrounds are now created. Be inspired with this article that showcases websites with big backgrounds.
Drop-down menus are great way to group your contents into categories, and it helps viewers to find what they are looking for easily. In this article, you will find a collection of different types of drop-down menus used in several websites.
Read and get inspired by this collection of several modern designed footers of different kinds of website.
Photos used as a background gives your viewers specific information on what you are advertising for. In this article, you will find several websites that use a large photo as the background or header.
Clean and light web designs give professional and elegant look on websites. This article showcases websites with clean and light design.
Be inspired on this article that rounds up beautiful samples on how coming soon pages were designed to make viewers come back again.
Designers used different kinds of techniques now to give twists on their designs. Logo designers use negative space to form figures to convey some message. In this article, you will see several logos that have negative spaces.
A roundup of websites that are beautifully made and gives a refreshing look for viewers.
Colors capture viewers’ attention, that’s why most designers create websites that are colorful. In this article, you can find several websites that have colorful web designs.
An effective way to advertise is by using print outs or print ads. These are commonly found on magazines, billboards and other periodicals. This article gives you an inspiration by presenting hilarious print advertisements.
I haven’t thought that even logos can be modern and creative. Take time to read this article to get amazed and be inspired with this collection of sexy and creative typographic logo designs.
Public awareness print ads tend to promote goodness for the people. These ads should encourage people to follow what the ad is saying. This article compiles effective print ads of public awareness.
Take a look at these creatures that were done by the imaginative minds of designers.
Watercolor paintings are one thing I really admire, I find them refreshing and creative. This compilation offers beautifully painted masterpieces with the use of watercolor.
Here is a fun post of collection of advertisements that have awesome concepts for inspiration.
Transparency is one trend designers use in desgining a website. Here is a collection of beautifully designed websites with transparency.
Here are jQuery tooltip plugins that you can use to make your web designs more attractive.
Vectors give creativity and attraction on a design. In this article, I have compiled great vector wallpaper you may also download and use as wallpaper on your desktop.
Check out these free fonts you can download and use in creating a business logo.
Here are forty-five web builders you may want to check to create a free website in an easy way.
iPad is one of the great technologies Apple has successfully made. Be creative by putting some of these elegant wallpapers on your iPad.
Other than iPad, iPhone is also having its way to be popular. This gadget can also be useful for graphic designers for it offers several applications that are for designing purposes. This article compiles iPhone applications dedicated for graphic designers.
Zexeev is a free theme you can use in WordPress. Take a look on this article to find out on what it can offer.
Social Sketches gives free icons that are in sketch style to give a personal touch on your designs. Click the link and download this free hand-sketched icon set.
These are different icons you may use in linking to social media such as Digg, Stumble Upon, Delicious and Twitter. And these are for free!
This is a great article for those who are searching for CSS templates and resources.
Books are great tools when you would like to freshen up your memory or wants to learn new things, good thing that PDF e-books are born. In this way, we can read books with the use of monitors and this is very useful for tech-y persons like me. This article rounds up free PDF e-book that designers and bloggers can download and read.
Adobe Illustrator is a tool best for web and graphic design. In this article, you will find many tutorials that can help you improve your designing skills.
Who doesn’t wants free high-quality of PSD files to use in your designs? You may find 500+ free downloadable PSD files in this article.
How about website templates? These are free and high in quality. Read and choose what you like the best, then download.
I think wallpaper with minimal designs are the best as desktop backgrounds. Try reading this article that rounds up desktop wallpapers for minimalist lovers.
This is a compilation of the best Cinema 4D tutorials and practices you may use in creating 4D designs.
Typography also affects on what message a design conveys. Here are tutorials that will guide you in creating beautiful effects on your texts.
Here is a detailed tutorial of on how can you create a WordPress blog layout in a Blue color.
This article presents you great Photoshop tutorials you may use in creating poster designs. You will not only learn how to use Photoshop, you may also learn different techniques when creating such designs.
This tutorial helps you transform a picture in a matte painting with a distressed effect by using Adobe Photoshop.
MyInkBlog has offered a series of four awesome tutorials in Photoshop, and one of these is on how to create a grass texture. This article will let you do that in a simple way.
Florals and swirls give a fancy and beauty effect on designs. Free and downloadable brushes are available now on the web, but would it be nice if the designs are made by you? This article will let you create your own swirls and flourishes.
Remember, logos are very important for they represent your company or product. Therefore, you must be creative in designing them. To help you with this, here is an article to teach you some techniques on how to create logo designs.
Character illustrations or mascots when seen on designs entice viewers to explore your page then your site. Then, you must see this compilation of character illustration tutorials.
Here are tutorials that will teach you how to create different web layout designs.
And that’s it. Those are some of the most read articles on different design blogs for 2010. You can share with us your personal choice of designing article for 2010, just put the link on the Comment section.