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Typography Inspiration: 20 Creative Examples

By / Jun 30, 2011 / Inspiration

The word typography, from the greek word typos, is the art and technique of arranging type. And I have to agree that arranging typography is an art. Some designers have the right skill to transform normal type in inspiring and eye candy pieces.

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25 Examples of Capital Letters Usage in Web Design

By / Jun 27, 2011 / Inspiration

Letter case – in orthography and typography is the distinction between the larger majuscule (capital, caps, upper-case, upper case, or uppercase) and smaller minuscule (lower-case, etc.) letters. The usage of capital letters can have different meanings – in emails CAPS can sound rude, but when used properly, especially in web design they can be pretty…

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Inspiring Examples of Negative Space in Logo Design

By / Jun 24, 2011 / Inspiration

Here on WDL we really like negative space and the concept surrounding it, specially when it comes to logos. For those not familiar with the term, negative space is all that empty space around and between elements in a design, it’s the space that some designers use to give a nice and unique touch to…

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25 Inspiring Design Related Websites

By / Jun 20, 2011 / Inspiration

A while back we showcased here a list with 30 Inspiring Design Agency Websites and another one showing 45 Inspiring Design Agency Websites. Today we decided to gather a new list to show how some design agencies and studios are presenting themselves to the audience. The layout adopted by a design related website is important…

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30 Brilliant Examples of Texture in Web Design

By / Jun 13, 2011 / Inspiration

Textures are being used in every sort of design. Nowadays you can see beautiful textures used in business cards, mobile apps and definitely in website designs. There are lots of high quality textures available in the market as well as free ones that can help you to achieve brilliant results. Appropriate use of texture helps…

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Retro Inspiration

By / Jun 10, 2011 / Inspiration

Retro is a word that derives from the Latin prefix retro, meaning “backwards” or “in past times”. I think extremely interesting that we look back and get inspired by designs produced a while back, or even some recent ones that use the retro style. Since Friday is always a good day to relax and browse…

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21 Excellent Examples of Sliders in Web Design

By / Jun 6, 2011 / Inspiration

A while back we showcased here a list of 30 Inspiring Examples of Slideshows in Web Design and we also had a post showing 13 Super Useful jQuery Content Slider Scripts and Tutorials. Slideshows and sliders are really interesting elements for organizing and showcasing content. They are not only used for images but also for…

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30 Creative Examples of Responsive Web Design

By / Jun 3, 2011 / Inspiration

Responsive web design means that the website will respond according to the medium that is being used to view it. These days websites are not only viewed on standard computer screens, but after the evolution of smartphones and tablets there’s a necessity to make websites that look good on multiple devices. In this roundup we…

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35 Inspiring Mac Related Websites

By / May 30, 2011 / Inspiration

There are a few standards we can find in almost every Mac related website: eye candy style, minimalism and attention to detail. We can say that the websites follow a mac mania, a mac culture. And we will find that in ninety percent of Mac related websites, from iPhone and iPad apps to desktop apps….

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30 Examples of Smart Print Advertisement

By / May 24, 2011 / Inspiration

Print ads must be eye-catching and attractive to draw the viewer’s attention. In this post you will see some examples of smart print advertisements and clever messages that these ads present. Most of the ones listed here are funny and unrealistic which are the reasons why these ads are effective and interesting to look at.