30 Outstanding Single Page Website Designs

These days it seems like the term “webpage” and “website” are thrown around loosely, often being used interchangeably. I can’t recall how many times I’ve been in a meeting with a client and had them tell me they’d like a webpage, which I interpret as a basic, single-page website that is basically a digital business card. Something that gives them a web presence without breaking the bank, but then what they begin to describe is a fairly complex, multi-page structure,…...

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Creating Infographics: 10 Tips and Tricks for Infographic Designers

Infographics are graphic visual representations of data and information. They are very useful when you need to explain complex information, numbers or data in quick and effective manner. Infographics can be pretty hard to design, so here are some great tips for creating effective infographics. Also, there are lots of free infographics packs on the web, with different pre-made elements, such as icons, vectors, and more, but sometimes they lack quality. So if you need any help with starting to…...

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Eliminate Endless Client Revisions with 270+ Pre-Built Websites

Unless your clients’ requirements are detailed, website revisions are usually a normal thing. This typically involves a healthy two-way exchange of ideas. On the other hand, there are clients who are never completely satisfied. Sometimes they simply can’t decide on what they really want. The result: An unending stream of revision requests, that takes up your precious time. The time you should be spending on other clients’ projects is wasted. There’s a remedy, and it’s one that even the pickiest…...

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How to Get Your eCommerce Website Visitors to Buy Your Products

One of the biggest mistakes fledgling eCommerce retailers make is assuming all customers are alike. While it’s true they all want the products they seek, motivations can be vastly different. Having an awareness of this gives you a better opportunity to convert their visits into sales. While there is as much variety within shoppers as there are people in general, their concerns usually fit into one of five categories. Here’s how to get different types of online shoppers to buy.…...

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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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Top Tools and Resources to Have in Your Toolbox in 2017

We’re all guilty of procrastination from time to time. Did you put off a website project for longer than usual? Then it's a high time you get started on it, but you are still on the verge of putting it off again. The reason? It’s not that you’re lazy. It’s simply a matter of not being comfortable with the tools you have. Taking on the project in question is going to take plenty of time and effort. You’re still harboring…...

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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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