Design Blurb finally gets a much needed facelift, in the form of a custom WordPress theme. The previous theme was actually a premium theme called Blubs, made by Blog Perfume.
Here is our previous design:
And here is a little preview of the redesign, if you are an RSS/email subscriber, you can click on it to see the real thing.
Now, for some technical details: this design went through three pairs of hands. The design was created by Eli, sliced to xHTML by Niki Liu and converted to a WordPress theme by me.
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The redesign also sees the introduction of an advertisement area. The revenue from ads will be used to hire graphic design tutorial writers (yes, that means more tutorials+downloadable PSD files!).
As with any other redesign launch, there may be a few loose ends to be tied up. I have been browsing around to find and fix any flaws (and did fix a couple of), but if you find any more, please spare a moment to contact me.
Don’t forget to tell us your suggestions/critique regarding the redesign via comments.
Update: Comment form was broken at launch of the theme, and is now fixed. If you tried to comment and got the error, go ahead and comment now.