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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….

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Headers and Footers that Grab You Coming and Going

By / Dec 31, 2009 / Inspiration

Headers and footers are always a big concern in web design. These two powerful sections of a website hold great importance and are always something to worry about when designing a page. The header is the first thing the user will see when opening the page, so they must be perfect. The footer, in the…

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40 Breathtaking Examples of Aerial Photography

By / Dec 30, 2009 / Inspiration

Aerial photography can be very inspirational since it provides a view of our environment and surroundings from a perspective we are not used to. It was first practiced in the 1800′s by photographers in balloons. Today, with the advancement in equipment and technology, aerial photographers are able to get a wider variety of photos from…

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35 Expressive Examples of Stunning HDR Photography

By / Dec 24, 2009 / Inspiration

HDR photography has become one of the most popular and beautiful forms of displaying images. HDR or “high-dynamic-range photography”, lets you capture different aspects of a photograph and use software to merge them all-together. While scaling through the web, we were able to find a handful of stunning HDR photographs for your inspiration. Let us…