Website and Mobile Design Websites & Articles

Color Scheme Designer

Offers an excellent, flexible color scheme generator.

456 Berea Street

Excellent information on designing to web standards, accessibility, and usability.

8 Secret Places to Find the Best Stock Images

“Buying and searching for stock images can be a tedious and expensive task, especially if you stick to the standard sites. But there are other sites out there, and many of them are better than the status quo. Here are eight sites with great stock photos.”

Before & After Magazine

Because our modern world has made designers of us all (ready or not), Before & After is dedicated to making graphic design understandable, useful and even fun for everyone.

Browser Archive

An extensive archive of virtually every web browser that has ever existed.

A great selection of low-cost royalty-free images and photographs.

CSS Zen Garden

Some exceptional examples of designs created using CSS.

Dan’s Web Tips

Basic useful information for new and intermediate web designers.

Designing For Start-Ups: How To Deliver The Message Across

Great insights into the agile, user-centered design methods necessary when designing startup websites.

A wide selection of webmaster tools, online tools, tutorials, resources, articles, references, and user forums for web development.

Essential bookmarks for web-developers

A directory of essential websites, tutorials, references, and examples (related to CSS Navigation Menus, CSS & HTML-Techniques, Layouts, Accessibility, Usability, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), etc.). Over 500 manually selected resources, updated weekly, has an rss-feed.

Fotolia Stock Photography

Great selection of affordable, royalty-free stock photography.

How to Make a Website

A three-step guide to getting a basic website up and running using a content management system like WordPress.

HTML ISO Entity (Special Character) Reference

Listing of character codes for all special characters.

Inform IT

Articles and tutorials for programmers and web designers. Free membership required to access most articles.


Collaborative tool that transforms designs into fully interactive prototypes for web, iOS, and Android.

InVision – Prototyping & Collaboration for Design Teams

Whether you need to quickly share a single mockup or demo a complex mobile app, InVision gives you the tools to show off your designs like never before.

Excellent source of affordable royalty-free images for web and print design.

Joel on Software

A large collection of excellent essays on user interface design, growing and managing a top-notch development team, project management, and many other topics.

Keynotopia – Prototyping Tool

Keynotopia transforms your favorite presentation application into a rapid prototyping tool for creating mobile, web, and desktop app mockups.

Nielsen Norman Group

One of the godfathers of design and usability testing.

No More Tables: CSS Layout Techniques

Interesting visual tutorial of CSS layout techniques.

Open Clip Art

An archive of user contributed clip art that can be freely used.

Pegaweb Web Design & Photoshop Tutorials

Free Adobe Photoshop, web design, and graphic design resources. Features articles, Photoshop tutorials, free website templates, and web buttons.

POP – Prototyping on Paper

Sketch your iPhone app on paper, take photos of the paper designs, and use POP to simulate transitions within the app. Great for getting feedback from potential users during the customer discovery phase.

Position is Everything

Some excellent articles about cross-browser compatibility when using CSS for positioning.

Search Engine World

“This site is a service to the web site administrator community. We are here for WebmasterWorld members to discuss the process of doing business on the internet.”

Smashing Magazine

“Smashing Magazine delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers. Our aim is to inform our readers about the latest trends and techniques in Web development.”


Tons of open source code to use in your projects.

Stock.xchng – Free Stock Photographs

Fantastic source of stock photos.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Brands Online

Discusses why many companies continue to get it wrong when crafting online strategies. (Free registration required).

Jakob Nielsen’s usability site.

Web Monkey

Tutorials, product reviews, and much more.

Web Page Design for Designers

Suggestions, articles and forums for web designers.

Webmaster World

Discussion forums for webmasters and developers.


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