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25 Examples of Dark and Inspiring Web Designs

By / May 16, 2011 / Inspiration

Last week we showcased here 25 Fresh Examples of Minimalist Web Designs, where most of the examples were based on light colors and a few colorful elements. This week on the other hand, we decided to gather a list of dark web designs to show that dark colors, if well mixed and matched, can result…

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25 Fresh Examples of Minimalist Web Designs

By / May 9, 2011 / Inspiration

I believe that we can agree that minimal and clean websites are the new black. Every day people seem to be embracing more and more the idea of less is more. So we decided to gather a new list of minimal and clean websites to show you how designers are showcasing minimalism on websites. And…

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25 Examples of Illustration and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

By / May 2, 2011 / Inspiration

We can say that Illustration is a visual form of presenting something (via Wikipedia). Regarding web design, we can also say that the main goal is to “present something” in a beautiful and interesting form, so we get our user’s attention. Today we decided to gather some examples of websites using illustrations and/or hand drawn…

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30 Portfolios to Inspire You

By / Apr 25, 2011 / Inspiration

Portfolios can be designed in several forms, specially those related to design, photography and other creative professions. The most traditional ones show pro eminent typography to attract attention and explain what is that the client/user is reading/seeing. The most contemporary one can show huge background images with a couple icons to help you navigate, while…

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20 Excellent Examples of Forms in Web Design

By / Apr 18, 2011 / Inspiration

As we can find on Wikipedia, “Form refers to the shape, visual appearance, or configuration of an object.” And here I believe that this is also the perfect explanation… forms in web design are a way to gather information, but they must also take on a “form” or an appealing visual appearance in order to…

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30 Examples of Websites Using HTML5

By / Apr 11, 2011 / Inspiration

HTML5 is certainly here to stay, from a numerous list of articles, events and buzz about this latest revision of the HTML standard. Some websites using HTML5 proudly show the official logo and state the sentence “support the future now”. So to support all this buzz and the technology we decided to gather a new…

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25 Beautiful & Inspiring Navigation Menus

By / Apr 4, 2011 / Inspiration

The importance of a website’s navigation shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, without it, one wouldn’t make it much further than the home page. That’s why designers spend extra effort coming up with ways to make the navigation menu not only look great, but also easy to use. For your Monday inspiration, we’ve rounded up 25…

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25 Examples of Geometrical Shape Usage in Web Design

By / Mar 28, 2011 / Inspiration

I really like the way Wikipedia defines web design: “Web design is a broad term used to encompass the way that content is delivered to an end-user through the World Wide Web…”. And we have to say that web design is really all about the way you deliver content, so taking good care of shaping…

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30 Excellent Examples of Color Usage in Web Design

By / Mar 21, 2011 / Inspiration

Choosing the right color scheme for a web design is extremely important. It will set the mood of your design probably more so than any other component. Sometimes it’s appropriate to go big with an assortment of bold colors, while other times it’s better to play it safe with a minimal color palette. For today’s…

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30 Fresh Examples of Single Page Websites

By / Mar 14, 2011 / Inspiration

Single page websites have been a hot trend for a while now, and their popularity doesn’t seem to be losing any momentum. Going this route isn’t right for every project, but there are times when it’s fitting and just makes sense. For instance, when a site doesn’t have a lot of content, and you know…