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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…

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50 Red Web Designs to Inspire You

By / May 24, 2010 / Inspiration

Red is a strong and powerful color, it represents passion and other strong feelings. More than that red is an ‘attention driven’ color cause it always captivate the interest of viewers. In web design is not different, red is a color that can give your website a nice and unique touch. In case you think the color is too strong to use it in the whole page, you can use it only is some elements like reader, footer, typography, logo or so on. Combining red with white and other colors can also be a great choice.

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18 Great Examples of Sketched UI Wireframes and Mockups

By / May 20, 2010 / Inspiration

Whether you’re designing a user interface for a website or an iPhone app, it’s always a good idea to start with a wireframe. It can be a big time saver if you’re able to nail down the placement of major layout elements early on in a project. There are a number of wireframing applications out…

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60 Minimal and Super Clean Web Designs to Inspire You

By / May 17, 2010 / Inspiration

Clean websites are awesome! We all love to appreciate beautiful, elegant, minimal and clean websites. Many people think that clean and minimal websites need to be white and need to showcase as less elements and colors as possible, and I always agreed with that, but that is not actually true. And to show you that is possible to have super clean websites with some nice elements and colors, we put this selection together.

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A Showcase of Letterpress Invitations for Inspiration

By / May 14, 2010 / Inspiration

Letterpress printing has been around since the 1400′s, but we’ve seen a revival and renewed interest in the art form in recent years. People have fallen in love with the added texture and depth that letterpress can give to a printed piece. Here on WDL, we’ve showcased letterpress business cards, but letterpress also works well…

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55 Inspiring Examples of Slideshows in Web Design

By / May 10, 2010 / Inspiration

A website can hold lots of information, so an important issue is to give the main info a special attention. I always like to check out the way some websites present their ‘hot stuff’ and I have to say that lately some slideshows are really getting our attention. They can show images, images and quotes, only quotes, ideas, icons… depending on the creativity of its designer, a slideshow can hold several different formats and information, everything to catch the viewers attention to some key information they want them to read. We gather here some good examples of slideshows to inspire you.

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30 Magical Examples of Natural Light Photography

By / May 5, 2010 / Inspiration

There are many elements of great photography. One of the most important is lighting. Whether you’re using artificial lighting or natural lighting, you must have a good understanding of each. With natural lighting, a lot of it comes down to timing and angles. But when a photographer has a good understanding of natural light, the…

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50 Green Web Designs to Inspire You

By / May 3, 2010 / Inspiration

After showing you a list of Yellow Web Designs and one of Blue Web Designs, today is time to show you a list of green websites! I have to say that when we decided to go green I thought it would be easier to get a good list, but it was pretty hard actually, I’m not sure why, but green is not a very famous color in web design or at least I had a hard time finding inspiring and beautiful green websites to show here. The thing is that green, as many other colors, can be a very good choice to give your website a nice touch. Using it at the whole background or in a couple of elements, will give your design a cool colored touch.

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55 Minimal Black and White Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Apr 26, 2010 / Inspiration

We already showed here a list of Yellow Web Designs and one of Blue Web Designs, but today is all about black and white. The B&W combination is great, from photography to interior design to clothes, black and white is always a good choice. Here we will show you some sites that made a very good use of this duo… Beautiful, elegant and clean pages, you will notice that sometimes having no colors around is also a very good option. Some of the pages have a detail or something in colors, but their general idea is b&w.