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21 Examples of Parallax Scrolling in Web Design

By / May 23, 2011 / Inspiration

Parallax is a difference in the in the apparent position of an object viewed along different lines of sight. The term derives from the Greek word parallaxis, meaning alteration. In web design, the parallax effect is a relatively new trend. The effect itself has been around for a while, but lately is becoming more used…

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25 Examples of Dark and Inspiring Web Designs

By / May 16, 2011 / Inspiration

Last week we showcased here 25 Fresh Examples of Minimalist Web Designs, where most of the examples were based on light colors and a few colorful elements. This week on the other hand, we decided to gather a list of dark web designs to show that dark colors, if well mixed and matched, can result…

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25 Fresh Examples of Minimalist Web Designs

By / May 9, 2011 / Inspiration

I believe that we can agree that minimal and clean websites are the new black. Every day people seem to be embracing more and more the idea of less is more. So we decided to gather a new list of minimal and clean websites to show you how designers are showcasing minimalism on websites. And…

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Showcase of Inspiring Foggy Photography

By / May 4, 2011 / Inspiration

Photography is a very powerful method of creation used to express emotions and internal thoughts. The feelings and auras emitted from different scenery can express a desire for creative energies. Many artists including myself frequently browse photographs for inspiration. This heightened sense of creativity brings about fresh new ideas and a greater sense of accomplishment….

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25 Examples of Illustration and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

By / May 2, 2011 / Inspiration

We can say that Illustration is a visual form of presenting something (via Wikipedia). Regarding web design, we can also say that the main goal is to “present something” in a beautiful and interesting form, so we get our user’s attention. Today we decided to gather some examples of websites using illustrations and/or hand drawn…

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30 Portfolios to Inspire You

By / Apr 25, 2011 / Inspiration

Portfolios can be designed in several forms, specially those related to design, photography and other creative professions. The most traditional ones show pro eminent typography to attract attention and explain what is that the client/user is reading/seeing. The most contemporary one can show huge background images with a couple icons to help you navigate, while…

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30 Examples of Effective Font Replacement in Web Design

By / Apr 21, 2011 / Inspiration

Typography is one of the most important aspect of effective web design. Proper font use can improve your website’s readability and user experience. Well selected fonts can help you to make your website more attractive for your visitors. There are a lot of possibilities to implement custom fonts on websites using Cufón, @font-face, Google Fonts…

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20 Excellent Examples of Forms in Web Design

By / Apr 18, 2011 / Inspiration

As we can find on Wikipedia, “Form refers to the shape, visual appearance, or configuration of an object.” And here I believe that this is also the perfect explanation… forms in web design are a way to gather information, but they must also take on a “form” or an appealing visual appearance in order to…

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30 Examples of Websites Using HTML5

By / Apr 11, 2011 / Inspiration

HTML5 is certainly here to stay, from a numerous list of articles, events and buzz about this latest revision of the HTML standard. Some websites using HTML5 proudly show the official logo and state the sentence “support the future now”. So to support all this buzz and the technology we decided to gather a new…