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50 Inspiring Portfolio Designs

By / Feb 1, 2010 / Inspiration

We are always looking for inspiration, specially when it comes to web design. We just can’t get tired of browsing around websites to check out layouts, colors, typography, styles and everything else that a cool site can offer. At this selection I will show you some portfolio designs. Some of them you probably already know, others are new – some are minimalist, others are colorful and full of elements.

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Most Creative Ads Around the World

By / Jan 29, 2010 / Inspiration

As the economy develops, our world has been thick with commercials and advertisements. However, not all the advertisements have worked as well as what the advertisers thought. After all, no one wants to read a boring paragraph or a long list about the promoted product. It’s the creativity in the ads that can capture the…

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30 Creative and Inspiring Blog Designs

By / Jan 26, 2010 / Inspiration

These days, blogs are all over the place and they cover almost all areas you may think of. A really great think about the ‘proliferation’ of blogs is that we can always find great design inspiration while browsing around them. They don’t need to be famous to have an amazing look, and we can notice than more and more people are designing great blogs! So here we will show 30 great blog designs to inspire you and also to give you several different perspectives from a same idea: deliver content to the web. I hope you like the selection.

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Beautiful Black and White Nature Photography

By / Jan 25, 2010 / Inspiration

The beauty of nature can be very inspiring. So in this article we are showcasing examples of black and white nature photography. Without color, photographers must put more emphasis on lighting, composition, and context. Combined with this and the fact that there are no man-made objects, these photographs are an excellent source of inspiration and…

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Interview with Jeff Finley

By / Jan 22, 2010 / Inspiration

This is our first interview here on WDL, and we couldn’t have asked for a better interviewee. Jeff Finley is a well known figure in the design community, and as most great designers are…very busy. So we’re thankful that he took the time to answer a few questions for us.

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40 Amazing Examples of Macro Photography

By / Jan 20, 2010 / Inspiration

Macro photography, simply put, is close-up photography. This usually requires a special lens that is optimized to focus sharply on a small area. What I love about macro photography is that it allows us see an entirely different world that is filled with an abundance of detail that usually goes unnoticed by the naked eye.

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40 Inspiring Single Page Websites

By / Jan 18, 2010 / Inspiration

Following one of the Web Design Trends for 2010 – One Page Layouts, I made this selection of some really cool to inspire you. I really think that designing a single page website is great to challenge your creativity, your ‘go straight to the point’ skills and your capacity to put everything you need in a single page and in a way that will get the user attention and interest. Here you will see some colorful sites, minimalist ones and amazingly creative ones.

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A Showcase of Vintage Apple Advertisements

By / Jan 15, 2010 / Inspiration

In the mid 80′s we bought our first computer. It was an Apple IIc. I have very fond memories of playing games, writing basic programs, and creating graphics while staring at it’s small green monochrome monitor. Even though I was very young at the time, I believe our Apple helped send me down the path…

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A Showcase of Clean White Web Designs

By / Jan 8, 2010 / Inspiration

When it comes to web design, white is always a symbol of elegance, minimalism and style. You can use white to create space, to keep it simple, to drive the attention to other elements at your page and also to maintain your site with a clean and minimal look. Several websites use white as their…

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30 Examples of Latte Art Too Beautiful to Drink

By / Jan 6, 2010 / Inspiration

It’s probably fair to say that coffee is the drink of choice of many web designers. So I thought it would be fun to showcase some awesome examples of coffee/latte art. If you’ve never seen this done before, it’s created by pouring steamed milk into espresso and then swirling or drawing in the top surface….