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20 Clean White Letterpress Business Cards

By / Apr 2, 2010 / Inspiration

Not too long ago I owned a site called Card Observer, which is a gallery of business card designs. Everyday I would have to look through submissions and pick out the best business cards. This was something I really enjoyed and miss doing. So I thought it would be fun to do a showcase of…

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30 Examples of Perfectly Timed Action Photography

By / Mar 31, 2010 / Inspiration

We live in a world that is constantly in motion. Some things move very quickly and can seem like a blur, but with photography, we can freeze time and get a better look at the action. Action photography is all about timing – being in the right place at the right time. It’s also important…

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50 Retro and Vintage Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Mar 29, 2010 / Inspiration

Last Friday (March, 26th), Henry posted an article with 30 Fonts Perfect for Vintage and Retro Style Design and I simply loved the first font of the list, the matchbook typefaces. By the time I saw it I could think of several good ways to use it in web design, print design on even other ways. I was so inspired that I decided to do a selection of retro and vintage websites for our weekly web design inspirational post. I really like retro and vintage stuff… websites, posters, print, adds, everything.

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50 Beautifully Brown Web Designs

By / Mar 22, 2010 / Inspiration

The color of our inspirational web design post for this monday will be brown! Last week, when I was putting together the 50 Yellow Web Designs to Inspire You selection I had the impression that my eyes crossed over really cool brown websites… but right now I think that it was only an impression, cause it was a bit rough to gather all this.

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30 Funny Print Ads that’ll Make You Laugh

By / Mar 18, 2010 / Inspiration

In the world of print advertising, there’s a small window to grab the audience’s attention. Being restricted to a still image means the message must be very strong and catchy. Ad agencies often rely on humor to achieve this. A humorous print ad campaign starts with a funny idea, but must be brought to life…

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50 Yellow Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Mar 15, 2010 / Inspiration

For this week inspirational post about web design I decided to gather some yellow sites for us! Personally, I like yellow in web design. And by that I mean that you can use yellow in the whole website or just in some elements of it – like heather, footer, typography, etc. Sometimes a cool combination between a neutral color and a vibrant one lead to an amazing result, so check out the examples we will show here and start thinking about using yellow for your designs.

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30 Examples of Clean and Minimal Website Navigation

By / Mar 12, 2010 / Inspiration

Navigation is one of the most important aspects of a web design, but this doesn’t mean it needs to be overly complicated or over designed. In fact, when it comes to navigating a website, simplicity is a good thing. Some navigations make use of design elements like 3D bars, buttons, and tabs to appear clickable,…

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50 Inspiring Textured Web Designs

By / Mar 8, 2010 / Inspiration

After showing you A Showcase of Clean White Web Designs a couple weeks ago, it is time for us add some textures to our lists, so here you will see some websites that used textures on its designs. Textures are a great way to give a special touch to a website. They can be used in a specific part of the layout – the header/footer, for example – they can be used in the whole page or in many other ways you may think of. The thing is that textures are versatile, beautiful and stylish, so here are some good examples of textures usage to inspire you. And remember, the idea here is to focus on textures, not necessarily design.

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A Showcase of Beautiful Architectural Photography

By / Mar 3, 2010 / Inspiration

Architecture is probably one of the most complex forms of art. Not only should it be beautiful, but it must also be functional. The same thing can be said about other forms of art like web design, but architecture takes place in the real world with real materials, and on a much larger scale. Since…

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55 Colorful Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Mar 1, 2010 / Inspiration

We already presented here A Showcase of Clean White Web Designs and we also showed 50 Inspiring Dark Web Designs. Now it’s time for a selection of colorful websites!