Author: Gisele Muller

Supporting the Design Community

It has been a while since I entered the design community and I’m very glad I did that. As a lot of you may know I’m not a designer, but I do write about web design and design related subjects. As a writer I really like to research/browse several different websites to deliver you nice […]

21 Inspiring Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design

For our last web design inspiration list of 2012 we decided to gather examples of beautiful illustrated elements in web design. We believe that illustrated elements can give a nice touch and personality to a design. From subtle illustrated details to complete colorful sketched pages, the key is finding the right amount to use for […]

21 Inspiring Examples of Texture Use in Web Design

Using texture is a great way of adding personality and depth to a webdesign. It doesn’t matter if you choose to use texture only in the navigation menu, the header or if you go with a totally textured background, as long as you pick the right texture and don’t over use it, the result, most […]

21 Inspiring Minimalist Web Designs

I’m reading the book The Laws of Simplicity and it is really nice to browse around looking for minimal and clean designs after understanding more about the laws John Maeda talks about. My favorite law is probably “reduce” – the simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction. If we get the concept of […]

Best Free Fonts of 2012

It’s that time of year again, time to recap the best about the year ending and prepare for a new year. Last week we kicked off our “Best of…” series with the Best Best Free UI PSDs of 2012. So for this week, we will show you the best free fonts we saw here in […]

Best Free UI PSDs of 2012

It’s that time of year again, time for our “Best of…” series, where we look back over the past year and pick our favorite freebies and resources. For this week, we’ve went back through all the UI PSDs that we’ve covered over the past year and picked the ones that really stand out. Because there […]

Parallax Tools and Techniques

The parallax effect has been around for a while and since we noticed that our readers really like the technique, we decided to gather a few tools and tutorials to help you implement parallax scrolling in your own projects. This effect creates an illusion of depth and movement in the screen, and if well applied, […]

21 Examples of Beautiful Images in Web Design

Have you noticed that lately the use of images in web design is getting very popular? More and more, we can see that images are being incorporated in designs in an inspiring way, and the result can be spectacular. When properly edited and positioned, an image can give a design a nice and elegant look, […]

8 Books Every Designer Should Read

It is pretty interesting to realize that at the same time that design tools and techniques are always evolving, some principles remain the same. And usually these principles are the most important ones. Today we gathered a list with eight books we believe every designer should read. Some of them are old, others new, but […]

21 Beautiful iPhone and Android App Websites

It’s always inspiring to browse some well designed app websites. From pricing to eye catching images, interesting headers and product info, you can find a lot of inspiration in a app site. Today we gathered a few examples of beautifully designed app websites – apps for both iPhone and Android, that provide us with a […]