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Articles by Specky Boy from January 2014

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03:38 pm GMT - Thu, January 30, 2014
Specky Boy 40 Tiny Web-Based Apps & Tools for Web Designers
In this post we have collected a varied assortment of tiny web-based apps and tools that have been built with the purpose of solving a specific solution and act as precious time-savers for web design...
06:17 pm GMT - Wed, January 29, 2014
Specky Boy To wireframe or not to wireframe?
There are many ways to improve your efficiency when working in any media based industry. One of the simplest and most effective ways I’ve found is to “draw your map”. Drawing your m...
08:21 pm GMT - Tue, January 28, 2014
Specky Boy Freebie: Stripes & Co A Line-Styled Icon Set (65 Icons)
This weeks freebie has been created and kindly released by Nick Zoutendijk, a graphic designer based in Amsterdam. What we have for you is a versatile and modern line/glyph styled icon set called Str...
01:04 pm GMT - Tue, January 28, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Design News (N.220)
This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some m...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, January 27, 2014
Specky Boy 40 Recently Released Free Fonts
Struggling to find that particular font that matches your creative vision? Well, you have came to right place. For today’s post we have collected 40 recently (last 4-5 months) released fonts th...
02:27 pm GMT - Mon, January 27, 2014
Specky Boy Markup-Service Giveaway Winners Announced
Last weeks Markup Service giveaway ended a few days ago and it is now time to announce the winners Here are our randomnly chosen winners: 1st Place Winner ($300 worth of services) Name: efik Mujki......
02:53 pm GMT - Sat, January 25, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Web & Mobile Creativity n.49
It is that time of the week again, a chance for you to sit back and enjoy some of our favorite web and mobile designs from this past week. You may also like to browse... The post Weekly Web & M...
04:47 pm GMT - Fri, January 24, 2014
Specky Boy Minimalist FIFA World Cup Poster Series
With only five months to go until the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup we thought we would get the ball rolling (pardon the pun) by sharing with you these minimalist football posters from... The ...
08:36 pm GMT - Thu, January 23, 2014
Specky Boy Freebie: Meroo A Gorgeous Flat-Styled Icon Set (110 Icons)
Today’s freebie, designed by Hesham Mohamed, is a modern flat-styled icon set called Meroo. The huge set contains a total of 110 beautifully and individually designed icons. The download packag...
02:29 pm GMT - Thu, January 23, 2014
Specky Boy 15 Powerful Social Media Tips
Social media is ever-changing and ever-growing. Of course, this is true of the internet in general, but even more so when talking about social media. Facebook, Google+, Twitter and countless others a...
08:40 pm GMT - Wed, January 22, 2014
Specky Boy Building a Simple Reddit API Webapp using jQuery
The growing number of 3rd party APIs have created a tremendous group of enthusiastic developers. But without time to research documentation this leaves some people curious without any means to actual...
11:47 am GMT - Tue, January 21, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Design News (N.219)
This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some m...
03:35 pm GMT - Sun, January 19, 2014
Specky Boy Divine Elemente Competition Winners Announced
Last weeks Divine Elemente Giveaway ended today and it is now time to announce the winners. Instead of spending hours coding your themes, why not just use Divine Elemente? This Photoshop plugin (for ...
02:45 pm GMT - Sat, January 18, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Web & Mobile Creativity n.48
It is that time of the week again, a chance for you to sit back and enjoy some of our favorite web and mobile designs from this past week. You may also like to browse... ...
08:42 pm GMT - Fri, January 17, 2014
Specky Boy Giveaway: Comment to Win PSD to HTML Coding from Markup-Service
We’re thrilled to see bring you another amazing giveaway of free web development services from our friends at Markup-Service. The first prize is $300 worth of their services, the runner-up priz...
01:08 pm GMT - Fri, January 17, 2014
Specky Boy Superhero Shadows A Dark & Minimal Poster Series
You will have probably realized by now that here at Speckyboy we really do love superhero and pop-culture art. So it will not be much of a surprise to you to know that this gallery... ...
04:47 pm GMT - Thu, January 16, 2014
Specky Boy Deal of the Week: 25% Discount Off the Startup Design Framework from DesignModo.com
What an incredible deal we have for you this week! Have you heard of the new Startup Design Framework, or Flat UI Pro, or even The Bricks UI? Of course you have, they are all... ...
04:43 pm GMT - Wed, January 15, 2014
Specky Boy 50 Best Web & Mobile GUI Templates from 2013
Today, for all the web designers out there we bring you a huge collection of the best and most popular web and mobile GUI kits and templates from last year. The kits do come in... ...
08:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 14, 2014
Specky Boy How Your Environment Can Influence Your Designs
Sometimes, as web and digital designers, we can get trapped in our little world of computers and software, attempting to work out the solution to our clients’ design problems, but failing to ma...
01:05 pm GMT - Tue, January 14, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Design News (N.218)
This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some m...
02:34 pm GMT - Mon, January 13, 2014
Specky Boy 50 Webpage Layouts for Showcasing Company Teams and Employees
Building a personal connection with your audience is one small step towards a mutual trusting relationship. If you provide services through your company or design studio, a nice treat for visitors is...
03:31 pm GMT - Sun, January 12, 2014
Specky Boy Combining Punk Music and Swiss Modernism: The Swissted Poster Series
As an ongoing project, graphic designer Mike Joyce has created a huge 250+ poster series that pulls from his passion for punk music and Swiss modernism. For the series he redesigns vintage punk, new w...
02:41 pm GMT - Sat, January 11, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Web & Mobile Creativity n.47
It is that time of the week again, a chance for you to sit back and enjoy some of our favorite web and mobile designs from this past week. You may also like to browse... ...
02:17 pm GMT - Fri, January 10, 2014
Specky Boy We have three developers licences to giveaway from Divine Elemente
For this weeks giveaway we have three Developers Licenses to giveaway from Divine Elemente, a Photoshop plugin that converts PSD templates into ready-made WordPress themes. About Divine Elemente Sure,...
05:15 pm GMT - Thu, January 9, 2014
Specky Boy Easy Responsive Web Design with the Restive jQuery Plugin
Designing sites for smartphones and tablets sounds awesome when you are reading about it. You get all excited about the awesome possibilities of having your homepage look and feel great on multiple mo...
03:19 pm GMT - Wed, January 8, 2014
Specky Boy 20 Elite Themeforest Authors Reveal Their 5 Favourite Web Design Tools
I bet you think that WordPress theme development needs tons of web design tools? Well, think again. Recently I asked 20 elite authors from Themeforest a simple question: “If you could only use f...
08:54 pm GMT - Tue, January 7, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Design News (N.217)
This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some mo...
02:09 pm GMT - Tue, January 7, 2014
Specky Boy Freebie: The White Stripes UI Kit (PSD)
So, here we are with our first freebie of the year, and what a fantastic freebie it is! What we have for you is a minimalistic UI kit entitled White Stripes created by Valik Boyev... ...
03:11 pm GMT - Mon, January 6, 2014
Specky Boy The Best Freebies for Designers (December 2013)
Here are the best freebies for designers from December 2013. We have free GUI templates, icon sets, fonts, Photoshop brushes, PSD templates, PS actions… and everything else in between. Free Icon...
03:44 pm GMT - Sat, January 4, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Web & Mobile Creativity n.46
It is that time of the week again, a chance for you to sit back and enjoy some of our favorite web and mobile designs from this past week. You may also like to browse... Weekly Web & Mobile Creat...
02:34 pm GMT - Fri, January 3, 2014
Specky Boy Weekly Design News (N.216)
This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some mo...