Web design is a kind of graphic design intended for development and styling of objects of the Internet’s information environment to provide them with high-end consumer features and aesthetic qualities.

Purposing web design is a complex, but essential ongoing activity. Before creating and uploading a website, it is important to take the time to plan exactly what is needed in the website. Thoroughly considering the audience or target market, as well as defining the purpose and deciding what content will be developed, are extremely important.

This post provides hand-picked web design complete guide tutorials which can enrich your design skills and improve the quality of your Design. We’ve collected  most interesting and useful web design tutorials using Fireworks,Photoshop,Flash and CSS.

web design using Photoshop

web layout design using Photoshop

How to Create a “Worn Paper” Web Layout Using Photoshop

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a textured “worn paper” web design theme using some basic Photoshop techniques. The design incorporates some free stock images to let you create a beautiful layout in a jiffy.

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Design a clear website layout in Photoshop

In this tutorial we`re gonna create a PSD layout which can be used for a portfolio site and as well for a business one.

We`ll use a set of nice icons which it will give color to the layout.

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Watercolored Design Studio Blog Layout

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a clean and simple watercolor design studio layout for a blog. If you have any questions about this tutorial be sure to ask in the comments. Also, remember with all the tutorials, the psd is available for download.

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Create a webdesign company layout in Photoshop

create a modern looking Photoshop design for your web design company.

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Logo design using Photoshop

Modern Green Logo

Use basic tools and methods to create your own logo from scratch.

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How to Design the Firefox Logo in Photoshop

This tutorial will go through how you can create the Firefox logo in a scalable Photoshop format.
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web design using fireworks


Build a Promotional iPhone App Website Wireframe in Fireworks

Fireworks is a great tool for creating a wireframe and while it doesn’t work perfect with Photoshop, you can export over there and then build off your wireframe. We’ll cover the design process of creating a wireframe for an iPhone application website in Fireworks. For those of you not familiar with this program, it will be a good jumping off point for using it to wireframe your web design projects. This is a first part of a multi-part series and will be fun!

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Creating a cool website header in fireworks

create a web site header in Fireworks using elements from graphic design and applying to the web.

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web design using Illustrator


web layout design using Illustrator

Use Adobe Illustrator to Create a Clean Website Layout

This tutorial is perfect for the beginning to intermediate Adobe Illustrator artist. We’ll cover how to layout a website and prepare it for use on the web. Also, we’ll use the recently released Website Elements Freebie to mock up the design as well.

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Building a Website Wireframe in Illustrator

Wireframing is a great tool to have in your web design arsenal. Learn to use Illustrator effectively to create web design wireframes.

This tutorial reviews some techniques for setting up your document for the web, quickly building rounded boxes for layouts, creating a repository of usable web elements, using callouts, and more.

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Logos design using Illustrator

Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for Vivid Ways

Logo Design Process

Creating a crazy cool logo

This logo is pretty much a bunch of circles

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Icons design using Illustrator

Beginner Illustrator Tutorial – Create a Vector RSS Icon

This Adobe Illustrator tutorial covers the simple steps involved in creating a vector RSS icon and includes a range of handy techniques that can be put into practice in future creations.

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Flash Web Design Tutorials


Build a Fluid Website Layout

A fluid web layout uses 100% width (and height) of the browser, floating all the contained elements into certain positions. This is opposed to fix-width layout where contents remain fixed no matter what the browser size is.

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Simple flash header

This lesson will show you how to make simple flash header using some special flash tricks. You can apply this simple and on the same time very useful flash header on any web sites.
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Flash Tabs Menu

In this tutorial it will be shown step by step how can be developed an awesome flash menu with tabs. We will use MovieClips, masks, invisible buttons and some ActionScript.

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Interactive flash content box

Using this detailed tutorial, you will learn how to create interactivity flash content box using the action script. You can use this content box for any web site.
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Glass Aero Flash Menu with Fade Effect

In this tutorial we will learn how to make vista aero flash menu with awesome fade effect in Flash CS3.

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Navigation & Menu Design Tutorials


Green Navigation

In this tutorial, I’m going to be teaching you how to make a stylish looking green navigation with a shine effect.

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Stylish Dark Navigation Menu

In this tutorial, I’ll be teaching you some tricks with the rounded rectangle tool and how to use the rectangular marquee tool to make a stylish navigation box for a web design.

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Curled Corner

Learn how to create a sleek content box that features a curled corner to give it a more dimensional approach. This effect could be put to good use on business websites, such as hosting sites, product sales pages, portfolios, and more.

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Design Watercolor Effect Menu

This is a two-part tutorial on how to create an artistic and un-typical CSS list menu as seen on Web Designer Wall.

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How To Create a Stunning Vista Inspired Menu

This tutorial will show you how to make a semi-transparent Vista-inspired menu using gradients, shadows, and blurring to produce a stunning modern effect.
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Header & Banners Design Tutorials


Modern Web 2.0 Header

In this tutorial, I’m going to be teaching you how to make the web header I used for this site. It’s fairly straight forward, so if you’re just starting web design, this will be a good tutorial to read.

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Animated Ad Banner

In this tutorial, i’ll show you how to create a professional animated ad banner which you can follow and create your own banner to advertise your site.

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Photoshop/Illustrator Tutorial: Designing a Vexel Banner

In this tutorial I will teach you some of the techniques I use when designing my banners. It requires a basic knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop, but if you don’t understand anything please feel free to ask me.

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Animated Banner Tutorial

Using Photoshop and Imageready, you can easily design animated banners for advertising campaigns.

Here is what the final result will look like:

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In this tutorial I’ll teach you how to make a nice, sleek and professional advertisement banner. It’s really quite easy, but you will need previous Photoshop knowledge to successfully complete this tutorial.
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Footer Design Tutorials


How to Create a Simple & Sleek Web 2.0 Site Footer

how to produce a sleek looking site footer in Photoshop.

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Photoshop Tutorial: Designing a Creative Blog Footer

In this Photoshop tutorial I would like to walk you through the designing of a creative, paper-crumpled Blog/website footer area like the one shown here:
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intermediate homepage footer design

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CSS Tutorials


Fancy Form Design Using CSS

Forms represent the one area of your web site where you absolutely must commit time and energy to ensure user accessibility.
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Horizontal Subnav with CSS

how to create a simple navigation with a horizontal subnav.
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How create good looking form without table

This tutorial explains how to design a good form using a clean CSS design with only label and input tags to simulate an HTML table structure. You can use all CSS/HTML elements to design your custom form for your web projects:

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