As a designer, it can be tempting to use a lot of unnecessary design elements or a complex color palette to make a website stand out. Doing this will often result in a web site that looks over designed and distracts from what’s most important: the content. Most of the time, you’ll discover that it’s […]
Negative space is the empty space between the main elements of a design. It is always inspiring to see how talented designers utilize this space to create shapes in a logo. Today we gathered some excellent examples of logos using negative space in a clever and stylish way. Take a look and remember to click […]
Designers use smashing and attractive wide images as an excellent background that gives a website required flair. There are millions of photos to choose all over the web. Depending on your design and needs, you can turn the ordinary image into a powerful tool to attract your clients.
Even though the hot trend now in web design seems to be big and bold images, the use of illustrations is not dead. Illustrations are certainly a good way to give a design personality. From illustrated icons and small details, to hand drawn backgrounds, you can choose your own approach on how to incorporate this […]
Branding is something pretty challenging and it requires a lot of talent to create something that will represent a brand in the best possible way. This is why I think branding projects are so great. You can analyze how designers choose colors, dimensions, typography and textures, how they deliver an identity that will be the […]
In web design, we are continuing to see a move toward simplicity. We’re seeing fewer websites that are over-designed, and more that are focused on letting the content shine. On the graphical element level, this trend has taken on the name of “Flat Design”. This means less decorative elements like gradients, reliefs, and realistic forms […]
Okay, I’m all coffee-d up so I’m ready to talk about my most favorite thing in the whole wide world – mistakes. Actually, favorite is not the right word…despised sounds more like it.
We are continuing to see more an more web designers realize the importance of typography. And with services like Typekit, Google Fonts, and Fontdeck, web designers are experiencing more freedom than ever to get creative with type in their designs. So for this post, we have another collection of inspiring web Typography to show you. […]
Eames designs are certainly iconic. Everyone of us know at least two or three of their famous chairs. I would even risk saying that most of us dream about having a nice Eames in our offices or living rooms. Charles and Ray Eames definitely made major contributions to modern furniture and architecture, specially if we […]
There’s something incredibly sweet and almost romantic about using a handwritten font for design projects. Handwritten fonts add an extra ounce of personality, and give me a feeling similar similar to a homemade apple pie from my mother that would be waiting for me when I came home to after school.