Is WordPress Killing Web Design?

Webdesign Tuts+ has a nice article regarding SXSW and the subject Is WordPress Killing Web Design? What’s your thoughts on the subject? I’ve done my fair share part of WordPress designs and I do understand the question and it’s quite pertinent but I don’t agree with it. I don’t consider myself a designer, just a coder who likes design and beautiful things (who doesn’t?) but I do think the tools don’t make the artist and at the bottom line WordPress is just a tool to simplify the implementation of dynamic website (is there still static html webpages in the 21st century?).
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Perfecthue Wallpapers

Perfecthue is one of those websites that the first time we see it instantly becomes part of our favourite bookmarks. I’ve posted and featured more than one work from Perfecthue Wallpaper Gallery but had never directly featured the website. Read more…

Why I like dark designs more

Dark Designs

Some years ago it would be hard to find dark designed websites, almost all known websites were designed in bright colors. You would need to go to the beggings of the Internet to find dark web pages with that 90′s crappy look. But when the web started shifting from the frontpage designed webpages to actually thought and pro designed ones, the era of the dark websites ended to pave the road to the bright colors. Read more…

Halloween theme pack for Windows 7

Microsoft continues to release theme packs for Windows 7. After the photographic theme comes a new theme appropriate for Halloween. The thing I find lacking in this themes is that they are only collection of wallpapers and system sounds, the style itself is always the same. It’s about time Microsoft allows more profound theming in their systems. I do understand that it must be a matter of consistency in the UI but people do it anyway, it should be a choice of the user. Read more…

Windows 7 Nature photographs Theme



Windows 7 is the first Microsoft operating system that despite the fact that by default it can’t have custom themes, has a lot of themes offer from… Microsoft. The themes are mostly wallpapers, sounds and color changes, but the quality of the wallpapers in this themes compensates for the little customization they bring. I’ve linked previously here on Paintbits Microsoft Bing themes for Windows 7, this time it’s a nature theme from the blogger Mike Swanson.
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