Here on WDL, we’ve discussed how colors can be used to invoke various emotions. For example, the color red symbolizes excitement and energy, while the more tranquil color blue represents calmness and stability. Here we’ve gathered a collection of web designs that make good use of color. In these examples you’ll notice some using color to highlight and draw attention to specific elements, while others use larger amounts of color to set the over all tone of the site. Nevertheless, there’s plenty of color usage here to inspire you. Enjoy! (more…)
Our minimalism tag is filled with eye candy images to help you get inspired remembering that old and wise premise “less is more.” To add content to our tag and to keep showing you good examples of minimal designs that work we decided to show some posters designed by Pedro Vidotto. Pedro is a Graphic Designer and Art Director originally from Brazil who is currently based in London. His background is in Advertising and he has five years of experience working in the industry. Here you will be able to see that quality is better than quantity in design. (more…)
Here on WDL we really like to keep our readers updated on everything we believe can be a good source of inspiration, including logos. The result of negative space in logo design is an elegant visual effect. Reach a good result and communicate the right message using negative space is not an easy task and demands creativity and talent from designers. Since we really like negative space in logo design we decided to gather a new list of beautiful examples to show you. (more…)
Whether you’re developing apps or websites, it’s a good idea to show potential customers what they’re getting in the form of screenshots. And if your product is good looking enough, you might just want to put them front and center, making them the focal point of the home page.
For your inspiration, we’ve gathered some sites that are doing just that. In these examples, you’ll notice that many, if not all, of the screenshots are famed by a browser or the device their ment to be viewed on. This helps add context and is another layer of interest. (more…)
Here at WDL we believe that typography is always a great source of inspiration… and we never get tired of finding good examples to show our readers. Today we gathered a few breathtaking beverage bottles to show you that a good combination of typography and colors can deliver an amazing result. All these examples are from Lovely Package, a super inspiring site for package lovers. Click at the images to check out more about each design. (more…)
With the ever increasing popularity and wide spread use of mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad, it’s difficult to ignore the fact that websites are being viewed across various screen sizes. And it looks like the days of designing a site for one minimum resolution are almost gone. That’s why “responsive web design” is such a hot topic lately.
If you’ve yet to incorporate this concept into your web designs and you’re looking for examples, or if your simply in search of some responsive inspiration, you’ve arrived at the right place. Here are 24 excellent example of responsive web design in action. (more…)
Here at WDL we love typography and we are constantly showing our readers good typo usage, from print to logos, from web to random typographic works, we really feel the need to keep the juices flowing in that area, and we could not forget to mention all the free fonts we like to show you! So today we decided to show our love for typography gathering some examples of big typography in web design. From bold and colorful letters to delicate handwriting ones, you will find a lot of inspiring examples of how to get attention using typography, enjoy. (more…)
Illustration is a pretty common element of web design and we already showcased a few lists of illustration in web design here: May/2011, Nov/2010 and Mar/2010. So today, to inspire your Friday we decided to gather a few examples of beautiful illustrations. From delicate to strong and colorful lines, you will find a lot of nice examples to make you start thinking about including illustration in your next project. (more…)
Food related websites are getting better and better. There are a lot of new apps and services being launched to help those that love food. From organizing recipes to suggesting new restaurants, there’s always something new popping up. So today we decided to gather some good examples to inspire you. You’ll see that food websites are usually great inspiration for things like using big and colorful photography, elegant typography, and occasionally subtle textures. Enjoy! (more…)
We already showcased HTML5 websites here a couple times (Apr 2011, Dec 2010, Aug,2010 and so on). And since a lot of sites are embracing the duo of CSS3 and HTML5, we decided to gather a new list, with some fresh examples of the new standard in use. Today we also gathered some interesting links so you can take your HTML5 knowledge to the next level. Also, make sure to check out Dive into HTML5, they have tons of useful information there. Enjoy! (more…)