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Inspiration: Packaging Design

By / May 11, 2012 / Inspiration

Package design can be a good alternative place for finding¬†inspiration.¬†From textures to color schemes and typography, we can get a lot of references from packaging designs. A good place to browse – other than your local shops and/or supermarket – if you are also a package lover is lovelypackage.com, a nice website that curates the…

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20 Inspiring Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design

By / May 7, 2012 / Inspiration

One way to easily define the tone and mood of a website is to use a big background image. However, when doing this, you need to consider that big images often have a lot going on, so it’s important to take a minmal approach with other aspects of the design. Not doing so could result…

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20 Simple, Yet Clever Logos

By / May 2, 2012 / Inspiration

When it comes to design, things don’t have to be complicated in order to be effective. Although, it can be tempting to over design and try to work in lots of detail, it’s not always the best way. This is especially true when it comes to logo design. Usually, the best are the ones that…

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21 Beautiful Examples of Typography in Web Design

By / Apr 30, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we love typography and we never get tired of gathering good typography inspiration for our readers. From free fonts to type usage in signs and typography videos, we like to give you as many resources as we can on everything surrounding type. Today we decided to gather some examples of beautiful typography…

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23 Inspiring Examples of Contact Pages

By / Apr 23, 2012 / Inspiration

When designing a website we need to think about every aspect, from header to footer, from landing page to about us page, and even the contact page. It’s important to make sure the design is great all the way through. So today we decided to gather a few examples of how websites are displaying their…

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21 Inspiring Examples of About Pages

By / Apr 16, 2012 / Inspiration

About pages are important because they are the place where the user goes to discover more about who/what is behind the site they are visiting. From design studios to apps and online shops, users like to browse a page to find the good old who, where, what, how information about you. And of course there’s…

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30 Logos of Professional Designers

By / Apr 12, 2012 / Inspiration

It is no a secret that a logo is one of the most important elements of identity design. People might not remember you, but they will definitely remember your logo. That’s why every company should have a well planned identity design in order to send the appropriate message to their clients, and build the awareness…

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23 Fantastic Examples of Dark Colors in Web Design

By / Apr 9, 2012 / Inspiration

Back in January we published a list showcasing dark colors in web design and it became very popular. Since a lot of readers asked for more, we decided to put together a new post of similar sites to give you some fresh examples. Choosing to use a dark color scheme in your web design is…

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Inspiration: Type, Colors & Textures from Signs

By / Apr 6, 2012 / Inspiration

I was browsing throughout Flickr looking for some inspiring typography when I found a really cool collection called signs+type. The collection is filled with great photography of signs, and the images are super colorful and inspiring. From great colors and textures to amazing typography and neons, here are a few images to keep you inspired.

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18 Beautiful Examples of Parallax Scrolling in Web Design

By / Apr 2, 2012 / Inspiration

The parallax effect in web design is something that has gained popularity over the past couple of years. When used properly, it can result in a rich and engaging user experience with seamless navigation. When used poorly, it can result in just a page with a lot of elements moving around and a terrible UX….