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21 Inspiring Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design

By / Dec 27, 2012 / Inspiration

For our last web design inspiration list of 2012 we decided to gather examples of beautiful illustrated elements in web design. We believe that illustrated elements can give a nice touch and personality to a design. From subtle illustrated details to complete colorful sketched pages, the key is finding the right amount to use for…

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21 Inspiring Examples of Texture Use in Web Design

By / Dec 17, 2012 / Inspiration

Using texture is a great way of adding personality and depth to a webdesign. It doesn’t matter if you choose to use texture only in the navigation menu, the header or if you go with a totally textured background, as long as you pick the right texture and don’t over use it, the result, most…

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40 Brilliant iPhone & iPad Application Icons

By / Dec 13, 2012 / Inspiration

In previous articles we have written about how to design iPhone and iPad icons. For inspiration, lets take a look at some brand new ideas for iOS app icons. I have put together this showcase of 40 stunning icons for your inspiration. Check out some of the artist profiles if you are looking for similar…

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21 Inspiring Minimalist Web Designs

By / Dec 11, 2012 / Inspiration

I’m reading the book The Laws of Simplicity and it is really nice to browse around looking for minimal and clean designs after understanding more about the laws John Maeda talks about. My favorite law is probably “reduce” – the simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction. If we get the concept of…

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21 Examples of Beautiful Images in Web Design

By / Dec 3, 2012 / Inspiration

Have you noticed that lately the use of images in web design is getting very popular? More and more, we can see that images are being incorporated in designs in an inspiring way, and the result can be spectacular. When properly edited and positioned, an image can give a design a nice and elegant look,…

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21 Beautiful iPhone and Android App Websites

By / Nov 26, 2012 / Inspiration

It’s always inspiring to browse some well designed app websites. From pricing to eye catching images, interesting headers and product info, you can find a lot of inspiration in a app site. Today we gathered a few examples of beautifully designed app websites – apps for both iPhone and Android, that provide us with a…

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30 Nicely Designed Sports Websites

By / Nov 20, 2012 / Inspiration

Sports websites fall into a few different categories: sport news, clubs, sportswear and personal websites of famous athletes. Sports club and news websites mostly contain loads of information. That makes it really hard to design clean and simple looking layouts. For a sportswear website, the main task is to find a persuasive way of presenting…

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21 Inspiring Examples of White Space in Web Design

By / Nov 19, 2012 / Inspiration

White space is the blank space, the empty space, between elements. It’s the space we leave between elements to give a layout an elegant look, a clean look. Lately we can see that more and more designers are realizing the importance of creating clean designs, designs that are user friendly and that take advantage of…

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Inspiring Examples of Type in Printed Ads

By / Nov 16, 2012 / Inspiration

Being able to put together beautiful typography is important for every designer. Being able to distinguish the difference of type, where type is a set of characters and typography is the art of arranging type in beautiful ways. A good way to get typographical inspiration is browsing other designers work. In all media the challenge…

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20 Excellent Portfolios and Design Agency Websites

By / Nov 12, 2012 / Inspiration

If you’re looking for inspiration for your own portfolio site, browsing design agency websites is a good place to start. In this post, we’ve gathered a collection of excellent sites that you can learn a lot from. As you’re checking out these website, pay close attention to the way each agency/designer presents their work, and…