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20 Examples of Minimal Style Navigation Menus in Web Design

By / Aug 13, 2012 / Inspiration

Minimalism is the art of exposing the essence of something, eliminating non essential forms, features and concepts. In web design, minimalism is really appreciated, especially when it comes to menus and navigation. It is always inspiring to see how some designers apply the well known “less is more” concept to websites menus, and this is…

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Beautiful and Stylish Offices

By / Aug 10, 2012 / Inspiration

Since we believe that the environment you work in is really important, not only to help you focus and be productive, but also because your office is the place where you spend most of your time, we decided to gather some inspiring images of beautiful offices. From companies to home offices, here are several different…

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22 Websites that are Beautiful and Useful

By / Aug 6, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL, we like to keep you inspired by showing you beautifully designed websites every week with our web design inspirational lists. Today we decided to go a different route, and instead of picking a single “theme” of examples, we gathered examples of websites that are inspiring and useful for web designers. We gathered…

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22 Beautiful Portfolio Websites to Inspire You

By / Jul 30, 2012 / Inspiration

From time to time, we like to showcase how designers and studios are presenting their work. So for this installment of Monday inspiration, we’ve gathered 22 excellent examples of portfolio and studio websites for you to study and gain inspiration from. In this collection, you’ll see a variety of styles and trends including minimal layouts,…

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21 Examples of Inspiring Typography in Web Design

By / Jul 23, 2012 / Inspiration

Choosing the proper typography for a website is a really important step in the design process, especially because type has a big impact on the outcome of a layout, how visitors digest the content, and the over all aesthetics of a site. Today we gathered a few inspiring examples of type usage in web design…

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35 Inspirational User Profile Webpage Layouts

By / Jul 20, 2012 / Inspiration

Social networking websites are blowing up all across the world. There are many systems which have a need for user profile pages which display personal information on each member. These are often accompanied by an avatar or user photo of some kind, and these layouts are often very unique.

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21 Beautiful Examples of Subtle Textures in Web Design

By / Jul 17, 2012 / Inspiration

The use of textures in web design has been popular for a while, and it’s still going strong. It’s definitely an excellent way to add realism and depth to a design, but the key to successfully using textures is not to over do it. The last thing you want to do is add some busy…

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23 Beautiful Sketches from Dribbble

By / Jul 12, 2012 / Inspiration

Dribbble is definitely a great place to go for inspiration and references. From textures to high quality psds, from icons to illustrations and much more, you can find almost anything there. It’s always inspiring to browse their gallery to see a lot of different approaches from talented designers. Today we gathered some examples of beautiful…

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20 Examples of Effective Image Usage in Web Design

By / Jul 9, 2012 / Inspiration

Images can play a huge role in a web design. They can be used as a large background image that sets the tone for the whole site, or they can appear in the form of thumbnails in a grid. However you end up using images, great care and thought should be put into composition, layout,…

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21 Amazing Examples of Clean and Minimal Web Designs

By / Jul 2, 2012 / Inspiration

As a web designer, sometimes it can be tempting to try to incorporate the latest and greatest, trendy eye candy into a design. Or use a complex color palette. Doing this will often result in a web site that looks over designed and distracts from what’s most important – the content. More often than not,…