Wednesday 10 gold plugins #32

30 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. DataTables

DataTables – is a plug-in for the jQuery Javascript library. It is a highly flexible tool, based upon the foundations of progressive enhancement, and will add advanced interaction controls to any HTML table.

  1. Chosen

Chosen – is a jQuery plugin that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly.

  1. Spin.js

Spin.js dynamically creates spinning activity indicators that can be used as resolution-independent replacement for AJAX loading GIFs.

  1. SyntaxHighlighter

SyntaxHighlighter – is a fully functional self-contained code syntax highlighter developed in JavaScript.

  1. Slideme

Slideme -a responsive, css3, compatible (works fine even with IE7), customizable, easy to install (and use), multi-instance, fullscreen, cool, powerful slideshow plug-in for jQuery.

  1. jmpress.js

jmpress.js – the jQuery plugin that is based on impress.js will allow us to use some interesting 3D effects for the slides.

  1. Slippry

Slippry – is written with the future in mind, not the past. We wrote it to work on the latest jQuery functions, CSS3 tricks and HTML5 elements. We support death with dignity for technology.

  1. Pikabu

Pikabu – a speedy, flexible framework for off-canvas flyout panels.

  1. Darktooltip

Darktooltip – nice tooltip styles, effects and animations.

  1. jQuery Knob

jQuery Knob – jQuery Knob is a plugin for turning input elements into touchable jQuery dials. It is built using canvas, and is fully customizable



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!


Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #30

28 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Diseño

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Let’s start the week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Martin Auer

Martin Auer – the handcraft, the passion for bread and the story behind Martin Auer, an Austrian bakery that looks over the rim of the baking tin. They call it handmade happiness.

  1. G-Star

G-Star – explore the new denim arrivals in a fluid 3D space made of art pieces and exclusive products.

  1. Your Local Studio

Your Local Studio – is a design and development agency based in Copenhagen, Denmark. They work with visual concepts in any form to create experiences that improve surroundings.

  1. Wallmob

Wallmob – is a link between the past and the future of retail. They use cutting edge tablet POS technologies to make your point of sale mobile with full integration of backend systems.

  1. Christchurch Harbour Hotel

Christchurch Harbour Hotel – a responsive hotel website distilled into a natural, simple UX with huge attention to the user journey.

  1. LinkSture

LinkSture – digital Media Agency: Magento & WordPress, Web design, PHP, .NET, iOS, Android

  1. Jeet

Jeet – allows you to express your page grid the same way a human would describe it.

  1. Unbox your own

Unbox your own – you’re invited to unbox your own S5 by scrolling through an interactive animation in high definition. The site lets you explore the phone in detail, its features and the benefits.

  1. The Blaster

The Blaster – Cuker designed a sleek, responsive microsite to showcase Nixon’s new wireless speaker. The site showcases lifestyle videos and imagery of The Blaster, tech specs, product features, and more,…

  1. Zulu

Zulu – UI Researcher, UI Designer & Creative Coder



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Let’s get productive and learn programming!

25 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en PulpoFresco

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Working all days in front of computer, then spending rest of free time on staring at screens of our little friends – mobile devices… This is who we became. Computer addicts, thirsty of notifications, emails, new apps… I’m not going to convince you to quit it, or at least to go outside to hang out with friends, real friends. Nope. You already made a choice to live in a virtual world… So let’s boost it up! Since you spend so much time here, downloading apps, checking out their features or playing games, why don’t you make your own? Just think, you can design it in any way you want, with any possible features you want. Stop wasting time on pointless checking out facebook or twitter. Do something good for yourself, get productive and… let’s learn some code!

Ok, why not, but where to start? Luckily, there are some neat websites, apps and even games helping people like you to learn programming. Here you go, a list with the best websites with tutorials and tips. Choose the best for you and just use it ;)


If you have children, why not learn together? There are some very good apps and websites providing basics of programming, perfect for kids:

What are you up to? Are you still gonna spend your free time on checking news feeds, or will you make a small change – step by step, lesson by lesson. Time is passing by anyway, you are the one, who decide if it is wasted or productive.


Wednesday 10 gold plugins #31

22 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. Pattern Lock

Pattern Lock – is a light weight plugin to simulate android like pattern lock mechanism for you hybrid app or for a website. It’s easy to configure and style so you can have different type of pattern lock according to your need. Is also provide some methods to use this plugin securely.

  1. flyLabel.js

FlyLabel.js – flexible floating form labels to make your boring placeholders super fly. Based on the FloatLabel pattern by Matt Smith. With flyLabel.js, it’s easy to trigger custom behaviors on form labels.

  1. Select or die

Select or die – here we go again, yet another jQuery plugin to style

  1. MagicSuggest

MagicSuggest – multiple selection combobox built for bootstrap themes.

  1. Hopscotch

Hopscotch – is a framework to make it easy for developers to add product tours to their pages. Hopscotch accepts a tour JSON object as input and provides an API for the developer to control rendering the tour display and managing the tour progress.

  1. Notify Better

Notify Better – the ultimate plugin for notification – notify via favicon, browser title and more

  1. Tinycon

Tinycon – allows the addition of alert bubbles and changing the favicon image. Tinycon gracefully falls back to a number in title approach for browsers that don’t support canvas or dynamic favicons.

  1. JQuery Flip Out Cards

JQuery Flip Out Cards – this plugin allows you to create a dynamic multi level flip out cards.

  1. jCalculator

jCalculator – cool jQuery plugin for calculator inputs.

  1. Card

Card – by using this plugin you can make your credit card form better in one line of code.



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!


Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #29

21 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Desarrollo, Diseño, Google, Usabilidad

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Let’s start the week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Off Pixel

Off Pixel – extremely outstanding portfolio with playful drawing navigation.

  1. Smarty Pins

Smarty Pins – take a challenge in a Google Maps trivia game.

  1. The Tech Beach

The Tech Beach – work, surf, repeat. Refresh the look and feel of your app in just 31 days on Gran Canaria with four awesome designers.

  1. Haters Gonna Like

Haters Gonna Like – how fast can you solve the CAPTCHA problem? Have a look at another challenging website.

  1. Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s – 45th year anniversary microsite is an interactive timeline that captures all the milestones in Sotheby’s history and features some distinguished alumni.

  1. Into The Arctic

Into The Arctic – The North Pole needed Hello Monday’s help, so they teamed up with Greenpeace to fight the good fight against the commercial exploitation of the Arctic Circle.

  1. Google Street Art Project

Google Street Art Project – explore street art from around the world with the Google Street Art Project. An ongoing collection of art from the streets.

  1. Humoristas

Humoristas – Spanish comedians created in the style of streetartist Shepard Fairey.

  1. Comunique story

Comunique story – narrative one page scrolling site.

  1. Spring

Spring – communications design agency Spring: ‘the agency for change’. Southwold and Barcelona. Destination marketing, community engagement, digital communications and brand consultation.



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Web design made in a tasty way!

18 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en PulpoFresco

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These are 2 things we like the most: good web design and delicious food… so why not combine them? Here we go with a collection of well designed culinary websites. You might get hungry after checking them out! :)

  1. NEApolitan Pizzeria & Birreria

NEApolitan serves authentic Italian cuisine with only the finest ingredients. Because people eat with their eyes, NEApolitan’s story is captured through an elevated visual experience.

  1. Kok au Vin

Kok au Vin – Focus. That’s the objective, every day. For us quality and hospitality come first. Restaurant Kok au Vin in Bruges stands for honesty and delightfulness in it’s simplicity.

  1. Chef-s

Chef-s – a new concept of healthy cooking designed for busy people

  1. Aqua Restaurant

Aqua Restaurant is located in the picturesque fishing village of Howth, County Dublin. The website redesign is part of an extensive brand revision carried out by Hidden Depth

  1. The Butcher’s Daughter

The Butcher’s Daughter – foodie Vegan Juice Bar & Cafe in NYC

  1. Sweez

Sweez – pure candy! A delight shop located in Brazil that combines retro style and modernity in a very harmonious way.

  1. 1Bite2Go

1Bite2Go – is an early 20th’s American style diner where offers a stylish yet casual deli. The website featuring a new American dining experience by early 20th century story telling design….

  1. Brancott Estate

Brancott Estate – engaging website, full of great illustrations and perfectly chosen typography.

  1. Sánchez Romero Carvajal

Sánchez Romero Carvajal – web page for one of Spain’s best purebred Iberic Ham & purebred Iberic products.

  1. Sia Aperitivos

Sia – produce crisps like nobody and they can do it for you: Your Brand, Your Products. Get to know the industrial process behind the production of your favourite crips.



We got totally inspired in both: designing and cooking ;)


Wednesday 10 gold plugins #30

16 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. MAWButton

MAWButton – pretty cool effect: a ripple button inspired by Google material design.

  1. shCircleLoader

shCircleLoader – is a jQuery plugin, which helps web developers to create a variety of loading animations and integrate them easily into their web applications.

  1. jBox

jBox – is a powerful and flexible jQuery plugin, taking care of all your modal windows, tooltips, notices and more.

  1. Tooltipster

Tooltipster – a flexible jQuery plugin enabling you to easily create semantic, modern tooltips enhanced with the power of CSS.

  1. jQuery.eraser

jQuery.eraser – this plugin replaces the targeted image by an interactive canvas that can be erased using touch or mouse inputs. You can specify a callback for completion and set the brush size.

  1. floatlabels.js

Floatlabels.js – on User Interaction with an input field the placeholder value moves up, and is displayed above the typed text. This Plugin offers you the possibility to upgrade your forms with this famous pattern.

  1. Odyssey

Odyssey – a simple way for journalists, designers, and creators to weave interactive stories.

  1. JourneyMap

JourneyMap – is a JavaScript library for the Leaflet.js mapping platform.

  1. Bootstrap’s modal

Bootstrap’s modal – a dead-easy popup dialog to work with bootstrap this will replace the javascript ‘alert’ with something more modern and is just as easy to call. A nice way to report your .ajax call results.

  1. Crosshairs

Crosshairs – is a jQuery plugin to create a crosshair effect on an HTML table.



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!


Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #28

7 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Creatividad, Diseño, Usabilidad

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Let’s start the week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Post Planjer

Post Planjer – according to the concept of a ‘long-read’ the website’s provide an accessible insight into well-crafted texts. Locations identified in the articles are visible on an interactive map of the city.

  1. Universal Typeface

Universal Typeface – typography meets typology in this handsome experiment that harnesses the world’s handwriting. Contribute yours or delve into the data of this ever-evolving Typeface.

  1. Mundial Memories

Mundial Memories – remember all the moments that made the Fifa World Cup such a magic competition.

  1. Buddha to Buddha

Buddha to Buddha – is notorious for its bracelets, rings and other blings and worn by famous names like Doutzen Kroes, Van Persie, Afrojack and Snoop Dogg

  1. Harvey Vice

Harvey Vice – is a dog collar brand from San Francisco.

  1. Swag2014

Swag2014 – online version of the petanque contest between french digital agencies.

  1. Dejan Ulcej

Dejan Ulcej – portfolio website. Description and representation of design and research work.

  1. Flightsearchr

Flightsearchr – is a flight ticket search site with focus on simplicity. The search interface is stripped down to the basics and the result only shows one ticket.

  1. Rogue Society

Rogue Society – the upshot? A challenge. To craft a great liquid for genuine people. Artisan. Argued. Researched. Shaped. Imagined behind closed doors. A fine gin born of roguish sociability.

  1. Studieau

Studieau – is a creative space — a humble multi-disciplinary design studio with a focus on Art Direction & Digital Design. It is also the creative alter-ego of Ben Martineau.



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Fonts for web designers

4 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en PulpoFresco

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Hey designers and especially typography lovers! Today in our blog post we present you a list with websites offering huge choice of fonts which can boost your projects. Check ‘em out! ;)

  1. Ico moon




Remember to have a look at our blog on Monday for a weekly dose of inspiration featuring best websites (not only interactive agency ones). Have a nice weekend!


Wednesday 10 gold plugins #29

2 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. Draggable Dual-view Slideshow

Draggable Dual-view Slideshow – an experimental slideshow that is draggable and has two views: fullscreen and small carousel. In fullscreen view, a related content area can be viewed.

  1. Four Boxes Slideshow

Four Boxes Slideshow – using 3D transforms, transitions and animations, the aim is to implement a smooth effect and add some variations.

  1. 3D Grid Effect

3D Grid Effect – the idea is to flip a grid item in 3D, expand it to fullscreen and reveal some associated content. We’ve created two demos with a vertical and a horizontal rotation.

  1. Swatch Book

Swatch Book – create a swatch book like component that let’s you open and rotate the single swatches revealing some details.

  1. Responsive 3d Panel Layout

Responsive 3d Panel Layout – a responsive layout experiment where we arrange panels in a grid-like structure and transition the elements with 3D effects.

  1. Timed Notifications

Timed Notifications – create some simple timed notifications with CSS animations. The idea is to show a notification with a progress bar for a specific duration and then make it disappear.

  1. Responsive Layout

Responsive Layout – create a 100% width and height smooth scrolling layout with CSS only. Using a radio button navigation and sibling combinators you can trigger transitions to the respective content panels, creating a “smooth scrolling” effect.

  1. Animated 3D Bar Chart

Animated 3D Bar Chart – useful plugin for creating 3D charts.

  1. Annotation Overlay Effect

Annotation Overlay Effect – make some simple annotations to images/items and show them on click.

  1. Fluid CSS3 Slideshow

Fluid CSS3 Slideshow – a CSS-only slideshow with some background parallax effect.



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!