10 Awesome Websites With Wood Texture

Every now and again I’ll get a client who already knows exactly how they want their website to look.  Now, some times this can be quite nice as it makes the design process quite a bit easier on my end, other times it can be a bit frustrating as their idea is either something that doesn’t quite translate well to the web or was a trend circa a decade ago. I recently found myself in a meeting with a client…...

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10 Creative and Original Navigation Menus

The main thing that separates a good site from a great site is how easy it is to navigate.  If the links aren’t consistent throughout the site and the viewer gets more and more lost the deeper they go into your site, eventually they will become so frustrated they will leave.  Or if the content is laid out in a manner that a dozen clicks are required just to get the information they’re looking for, they’ll leave.  Let’s take a…...

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30 Inventive Website Footer Designs

Not long ago we posted a collection of creative WordPress header designs. This week we have decided to make a compilation of inventive website footer designs. The majority of the sites we see on the web do the bare minimum when it comes to footers, maybe an <hr> tag with some copyright information, contact info and links to social media sites or something similar.  But what if you want to go above and beyond the norm? I often feel that the…...

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15 Inspirational Logos For Web Designers

Inspirational logos - people pay hundreds if not thousands of $$$'s for them to be made. They identify a company or brand, and make it unique. There are many websites online that allow designers to showcase their logo design creations, two of the most popular being logopond and logosauce. We have picked a nice collection of inspirational logos for design inspiration, harvested from logopond. If you have a logo that you think is inspirational, drop a comment about it and it…...

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10 Awesome Parallax Scrolling Sites

Parallax scrolling is not just for Moon Patrol anymore.  Well, I guess it hasn’t been for a while, but there’s been an increasing number of websites popping up across the interwebs over the past few years that feature parallax scrolling. For those of you who are not familiar with parallax scrolling, it is a technique where various layers of images are all moving at a different rate. Video games often use parallax scrolling technique to create depth by moving multiple layers…...

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10 Awesome Websites With Full-Screen Background Images

When it comes to web design, simplicity and visual stimulation is what we like, and even though it is a very difficult to balance these two, there are some website designs that pull it off. One of the easiest ways to do so is by featuring a full-screen background image on your site. Accomplishing this is easy, with slider plugins or a little bit of HTML and CSS, plus some jQuery for the effects, but you must also take into…...

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12 Awesome Websites With Earthy Tones

I recently met with two new clients to discuss the development of their websites.  I typically like to see if there are any specific colors they’d like to use, along with any preferences they may have towards layout and content.  I was quite surprised to hear both of them tell me they liked, “earthy tones”.  I couldn’t say I’d ever heard an earthy tone color combination, but it wasn’t too difficult to get an idea of what they were thinking. …...

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20+ Creative Vectors For Design Inspiration

Vector graphics represent the use of polygons to create images in computer graphics. These are based on vectors, made of different control points or nodes. Each of these points has a definite position on the XY axis of a work plane and determines the direction of the path. The path can have a stroke color, shape, curve, thickness, and fill. By creating vector graphics we can create beautiful digital art and design projects which can be resized as we please, without losing their quality. Vector graphics are…...

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20 Inspiring Grid-Based Website Designs

Grid-based websites are getting more and more popular these days and personally, it's a web design trend that we love! The grid-based website design trend has gained serious popularity and works well especially for responsive layouts. This type of website design is also popular among portfolios. We've selected 20 creative grid-based website designs to inspire you in creating awesome designs. What do you think about the grid websites design trend? Do you like it? Let us know in the comment…...

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24 Creative And Effective Book Cover Designs

"Never judge a book by its cover" is the way the saying goes. But the cover is the image in front of the content that attracts readers in the first place. We have compiled a list of 24 book cover designs that will grab your attention instantly. Some of them are extremely simple, and some are a little more complex. But it just goes to show, it doesn't take a heavy design to attract a reader, it just takes a good…...

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