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40 Creative 404 Error Pages to Inspire You

By / Jun 28, 2010 / Inspiration

Error pages are something really important and when I was putting this list together I noticed that many sites don’t give it the proper attention. I had a hard time to gather the ones you will see here. Many of them you probably already know, some are new examples, so check them out and start thinking about designing an error page for every new site you build. I believe that an user rather see a beautifully designed error page than see nothing… so keep this in mind.

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10 HTML5 Demos to Make You Forget About Flash

By / Jun 24, 2010 / Inspiration

You’ve probably been hearing a lot lately about how Flash is a dying technology and how it’ll soon be replaced by HTML5. Personally, I think that it will slowly replace Flash for some things, but Flash will always have a place, especially for developing complex games and rich internet applications. If you’ve yet to see…

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55 Examples of Beautifully Integrated Social Media Links in Web Design

By / Jun 21, 2010 / Inspiration

I believe that everybody already understood the importance of the social media and everything surrounding it. We all know that using social medias properly will give us a good awareness, and that is really important in these ‘social hectic’ days. To get the attention of your viewers to your social media links you need to use both strategy and good taste. To design a good call to action social media icon/link you need to think about its positioning, its color, approach, style, size, everything.

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48 Examples of Excellent Layout in Web Design

By / Jun 14, 2010 / Inspiration

In these days where we stay in front of our computers for hours and hours working, browsing around, reading our stuff and enjoying the wonders of the web, there is something we do really care about, content organization or, if you rather say, a good user experience. There is nothing better than opening a perfectly organized and readable website… a page where the layout invites you to browse the site’s content.

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33 Beautiful Examples of Sunrise Photography

By / Jun 11, 2010 / Inspiration

Sadly, the most beautiful part of the day occurs before many people wake up, but thank goodness there are those early rising photographers. They’re willing to set the alarm clock a bit early in order to capture the beauty of a sunrise so others can see. In this post, we’ve rounded up 33 beautiful examples…

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30 Typography Focused Logo Designs

By / Jun 10, 2010 / Inspiration

We frequently talk about typography here at WDL. Whether it be in web design or print design, typography plays a big part in making or breaking a design, especially if the design’s main focus is typography. In this post we are showcasing 30 typography focused logo designs. In these logos you won’t find any icons…

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34 Inspiring iPad Application Websites

By / Jun 7, 2010 / Inspiration

A while ago we published an article showing you 50 Inspiring iPhone Application Websites and today we proudly announce a list of iPad Application websites to inspire you. I was not able to find further examples to show you, but I believe that the ones we have here (34) are a good start since this beauty is just starting its journey and many people didn’t dedicate enough time to develop an iPad app or website yet. I have to say that the beautiful and inspiring elements from the iPhone websites list is still present here… the websites are elegant, well designed and indeed inspiring.

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30 Breathtaking Examples of Bokeh Photography

By / Jun 3, 2010 / Inspiration

The term Bokeh comes from a Japanese word that means “blur”. In photography, it’s used to describe the blur or the quality of the blur in the out-of-focus regions of an image. This can be achieved by taking pictures with a shallow depth-of-field. Bokeh is most noticed when points of light or highlights are part…

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60 Excellent Examples of Illustration in Web Design

By / May 31, 2010 / Inspiration

The great thing about web design is that we have an enormous range of styles, techniques and ideas to implement when designing a website. You can go from Super Clean and Minimal Layouts to Colorful Layouts, and you can use Huge Typography or Hand Drawn elements, as long as you keep your style and give your website your own personality. As illustration is somewhere in between those options and is something that can give your website a very unique touch, we decided to gather a selection of illustrated websites to inspire you.

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30 Stunning Examples of Long Exposure Photography

By / May 26, 2010 / Inspiration

Long exposure photography involves leaving the shutter open for longer periods of time to allow more light to be captured. This technique is used by photographers to produce breathtaking results. For instance, capturing a busy street at night will result in an image of light streaks moving against the stationary buildings in the background. Here…