Photo manipulations are quite popular among all generations of designers and digital artists. It is also a genre often used in the advertising industry because of the effect these manipulations have on people. This sort of artwork are usually shocking and unrealistic and they are demanding of people’s attention and reactions either negative or positive. That’s the purpose of advertising – to make people feel something about the brand or particular product. (more…)
From print to packages to web design and pretty much all other media that you can think of, typography always plays a big role. Not only can good use of typography add to your design from a visual standpoint, it can also play an important role in defining the heirarcy of the content. With this in mind, we gathered a collection of inspiring typography usage in web design. From small type to huge and colorful ones we will show you that typography can be very important in your design. (more…)
It has been a while since we last showcased Design Related Websites here, so today we decided to check out how is it that design firms, designers, and other creative agencies are presenting their work. From design studios to brand firms and freelance designer’s portfolios, you will see a variety of ways to showcase one’s work. It’s always nice to browse sites like this to see the approach companies and individuals take to get the attention of potential clients. Check out the examples and let us know what do you think. (more…)
As a package/label lover I really like to pay attention to everything surrounding package design, from textures to colors schemes, from materials to layout. I also believe that web designers can get a lot of inspiration from well designed packages. It’s incredible to see how many details are thought through when a label or package is put together. (more…)
Minimal websites can be a pretty polemic issue, especially when we stop to think how minimal should a minimal site be? Some people think that a good minimal website is that which has few design elements as possible. While others believe that the number of elements is not the key, but rather the way they are putted together. There is also some that don’t consider colorful sites as examples of minimalism because they believe that colors distract the viewer and take away the minimalist effect – the old cliche, less is more. Whatever side you are on, today you can check some examples of what we believe are inspiring minimalist websites. Sites with a clean and nice layout, where content takes over and makes clear for users what the site is all about. (more…)
Here at WDL we really like to provide our readers with lots of inspiration. Since we believe that logos are a great source of inspiration we decided to gather a list showcasing logos from one amazing source of inspiration: dribbble. From popular logos to fresh ones, there are a lot of beautiful and inspiring works for you to check. (more…)
First of all, we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! To kick things off for 2012, we’ve gathered some amazing examples of subtle textures and patterns in web design. The web sites in this collection demonstrate that you don’t always have to over do it to make a big impression. Sometimes it’s better to use subtle design elements so that the focus is on the content. In many of these examples you’ll notice that the textures and patterns used are barely noticeable at first glance, but just enough to add an extra layer of interest and depth.
I know you’ll get plenty of inspiration from these web designs, and hopefully they’ll help you come up with new ways to use subtle textures and patterns in your own projects. (more…)
Last week we showed you examples of white usage in web design and today, for our last web design inspiration post of the year, we decided to show you some examples of colorful websites. We will show you how colors can give your design a nice and personal style. From small details and colorful typography to completely colorful backgrounds, there are a lot of colors to inspire you. (more…)
Here at WDL we love to show our readers inspiration from different media, especially inspiration involving typography. From package to web and print, we believe that typography can always be a great source of inspiration. Today we gathered a few examples of inspiring and creative typography usage in print ads. (more…)
White is known to be the sum of all colors, the combination of all the colors of light. And in web design white is not only a color but a strategy, a way for designers to give a layout a minimal, classy or bright look. From white backgrounds to nice white spaces and minimal approaches, today we will show you inspiring examples of white usage in web design.