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The Design of Everyday Things, Keeping it Simple

By / Jul 9, 2013 / Inspiration

A while back we posted a list of 8 Books Every Designer Should Read, and among those books was a book I believe is a “must read” for every designer: The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman. In my opinion the book wrote by Donald A. Norman should be mandatory reading in all…

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16 Examples of Beautiful Services and Apps Websites

By / Jul 8, 2013 / Inspiration

It is surprising the amount of services and apps that don’t really worry about their websites, about the way they show their product/idea to users. I browse around the web a lot, looking for inspiring websites to show here, and when it comes to services and apps, it’s usually hard to find nice designs. This…

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A Showcase of Creative Redesign Concepts

By / Jul 2, 2013 / Inspiration

It’s always interesting to see another designer’s take on a famous website, app or even physical product. Different designers add their own personality and style, and often when designing a concept come up with novel and interesting ideas. To help give your inspiration a boost, we’ve brought together a showcase of some of our favourite…

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21 Inspiring Examples of Big Images in Web Design

By / Jul 1, 2013 / Inspiration

Back in April we showcased 21 Beautiful Examples of Big Images in Web Design. Since there are a lot of new websites using big images, we decided to gather a new round of inspiration around this trend. Once again you will be able to see websites using large and beautiful photography as backgrounds, headers and…

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Inspiring Architecture and City Photography

By / Jun 28, 2013 / Inspiration

I believe that architecture and general city landscapes are pretty inspiring. If we stop to pay attention to it, it is amazing the amount of textures, angles, symmetry, depth and other details we can find on the streets surrounding us. This is why today we gathered some inspiring photography to inspire you to look around…

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19 Inspiring Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design

By / Jun 24, 2013 / Inspiration

Illustrations are a great way to give a design personality. And it doesn’t matter if your website is a portfolio, a service, or an event – well thought out and designed illustrated elements look good in any project. From simple and minimal illustrated details, to full illustrated backgrounds, there are a lot of options. In…

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UI & Wireframe Sketches for your Inspiration

By / Jun 20, 2013 / Inspiration

Sketches are an important step of any project, and this is why we are gathering some inspiring examples of UI and wireframe sketches to show you. This will give you an idea of how other designers approach projects in the early stages of the design process. Transferring your ideas to paper first helps you visualize different…

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19 Beautiful Examples of Texture in Web Design

By / Jun 17, 2013 / Inspiration

After showcasing examples of designs that embrace clean and minimal styles, that are flat, that use white and so on, today we decided to gather examples of beautiful websites using textures. Textures are a nice way to add personality to a design, and as you can see in our list, you can go from minimal…

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19 Beautiful and Colorful Websites for your Inspiration

By / Jun 10, 2013 / Inspiration

In the Northern Hemisphere, summer is just around the corner, and to celebrate that, there’s nothing better than checking out some beautiful and colorful websites. Colors are a great way to get attention, and to add personality and interest to a design. Choosing the right color palette may change the whole outcome of a design,…

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Beautiful and Simple Logos for your Delight

By / Jun 6, 2013 / Inspiration

As you know, here at WDL we love logos, especially the ones that get our attention for their beauty, simplicity or intelligence. Logos are a nice way to get inspired, especially if we think about how much a designer has to communicate in such a limited graphic. It is certainly a tough job to create…